Getting engaged is such an exciting experience. Now, it is time to start planning your wedding. Close your eyes and imagine your perfect wedding venue. Does it involve great food and a gorgeous mountainous backdrop? If so, El Chorro might be a perfect fit for you.
Located in Paradise Valley, El Chorro is a venue that gives you a beautiful desert setting. The gorgeous Camelback and Mummy Mountains add another wonderful touch to the view and to your wedding photos. One of the best parts of this venue is that you have both indoor and outdoor event spaces. This allows you to really create a unique, wonderful wedding that fits your preferences.
The Herb Garden is a wonderful choice for couples wanting a small, intimate wedding experience. It can fit 100 seated guests or a cocktail reception for 80 people. You will love your wedding ceremony pictures with a stunning mountain background.
Classroom Bar and Bocce Lawn
If you want your wedding to have a fun indoor-outdoor feeling, this is an excellent option. It has enough room for 100 people for a seated meal. Your guests can relax next to the copper-top fireplace in the classroom, enjoy a few photos next to the trees on the Bocce Lawn, and admire the view of the mountains as they enjoy a great meal. The Classroom Bar and Bocce Lawn are paired with the Herb Garden for wedding packages.
If you are planning on a large celebration, you may want to consider using the Event Lawn. It has enough room for 300 seated guests or 500 standing guests for a reception. It has a raised stone staging area, which is a wonderful option for the wedding ceremony. The beautifully manicured lawn, gorgeous trees, and mountain background create an elegant setting for your wedding.
This indoor setting has enough room for 300 for a cocktail reception or 100-250 people for a sit-down dinner. The bride also has use of a bridal changing room, which is connected to the event space. The full stage and large dancing floor make this a great option for couples who really want to make their wedding celebration into a party. Photos of you and your guests dancing look wonderful. The venue's gorgeous chandeliers also look so great in photographs. Even though you are inside, the large windows give you great views of the mountains and the desert's beauty. Guests can also go outside to the exterior patio, and this venue option is paired with the Event Lawn for a great indoor-outdoor wedding celebration.
El Chorro is a restaurant, so you do not have to worry about finding the perfect caterer. Your perfect caterer is right there at your wedding venue. The food itself is so beautiful that you'll likely want a few photos of it to include in your wedding photography album. You pick the dinner selection to fit your needs. You decide if you want plated dinners, dinner platters, or dinner stations. You will also pick the bar package to fit your needs.
One thing that many couples love about this venue is that you can always count on fresh, seasonal ingredients being a part of your dining experience. Along with that, no matter what in you decide to include on your dinner menu, El Chorro's famous sticky buns, as well as coffee, tea, and a champagne toast, are always included on the menu.
This venue really is one of the most beautiful venues in our area. Take a walk throughout the grounds during your wedding celebration. There are so many stunning plants outside. There are also several great outdoor fire pits or fireplaces, which look great in wedding photos. The sunsets in this area are gorgeous, so I would definitely suggest getting a few sunset wedding shots during your wedding celebration.
As a wedding photographer, I understand the importance of high-quality wedding photography. Be sure to take a look at my galleries. If my style fits your needs, send me a message, and we can talk about making your wedding photography dreams into a reality.
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Benjamin Clifford Photography can help you capture every moment of your wedding event from the pre-ceremony details to the very last dance. Please contact us for details on how we can help you create an unforgettable wedding day.