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10 incredible US desert wedding venues

September 26, 2019
The Living Desert Wedding

Leave it to 100LC to spend fall dreaming of desert getaways, ya know?! We’ve seen so so many amazing desert wedding venues in California and beyond, we wanted to give a special shout out to some of the most unique places to say I Do we’ve come across. Let’s start with The Living Desert (above photo by Martina Micko), which is an incredible respite nestled in the Palm Desert. Check out this DIY wedding for another peek at their gardens, zoo, and where to hold the ceremony. It’s a stunner!

10 incredible desert wedding venues across the US

Abiqui wedding Ghost Ranch in Abiquiú, New Mexico, which inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s southwest paintings, sits in front of vast a yellow and red rock backdrop. (Photo by Kelley Williams)

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Blackbird Ranch in Pioneertown, CA is an intimate BNB on 20 acres of Joshua Tree forest. (Photos by Laura Goldenberger)

Under Canvas Zion wedding - unique desert wedding venues Under Canvas Zion wedding - unique desert wedding venues Under Canvas, on 196 acres boarding Zion National Park, is the ultimate desert wedding venue and glamping destination. See more here! (Photo by Niki Rhodes Photo)

Utah wedding Utah wedding - Amangiri Amangiri, also in Utah, is a luxe desert hideaway 25 miles from Page, Arizona. Built to blend seamlessly with Grand Staircase-Escalante and surrounding red rock landscape, there’s nothing quite like it. (Photos by Kevin Tachman Studio)

Black Rock Desert wedding / photo by Melissa Gayle

Did you catch the Black Rock Desert wedding we shared? This Nevada desert might be known for Burning Man, but our couple made it their own private village for their unique nuptials. (Photo by Melissa Gayle)

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Heading back to Pioneertown, we love Pioneertown Ranch (particularly after seeing this wedding with the ultimate desert color palette for its acres of wilderness in the valley between mesas and mountains. Plus, they have an incredible ranch house and airstream on site! (Photos by Logan Cole)

Sara Kate Photography - unique desert wedding venues L’Auberge, in Sedona, AZ, is an ideal spot for a Red Rocks wedding. With several venue options on the property, their terrace featuring a breathtaking Red Rock backdrop is just one beautiful spot to consider for I Do. (Photo by Sarah Kate Photography)

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Pacific Northwest couples have their own unique desert locales to explore, too. The iconic Painted Hills of Central Oregon are a creative option for a remote elopement. The John Day Fossil Beds are managed by the National Park Service and require a special use permit. Here’s another look at this magical landscape. (Photo by Alex Lasota)

Desert Foothills wedding venue

Lastly (for now!), the Desert Foothills wedding venue in Scottsdale, AZ looks like a rustic desert dream, complete with towering Saguaros and aa 10,000 sqft barn. It’s tucked away from the city on private land, yet neighboring resorts and other Scottsdale and Phoenix accommodations make it easy for guests to make the trip. (Photo by Logan Cole)

What unique desert wedding venues would you add to this list?