If you’re looking to get married in Albuquerque, you’re in luck. Beyond having a rich landscape of culture, cuisine, art, and more, there are a variety of wedding venues in Albuquerque to choose from if you want to get married. To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten best wedding venues in Albuquerque.
10) Albuquerque Balloon Museum
With Albuquerque being known for the International Balloon Fiesta, it was no surprise to learn that couples love getting hitched at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum. It boasts great views of the Sandia Mountains, and has three areas for your wedding: a railed balcony upstairs, a large downstairs patio, and a grassy, lush outdoor area. Inside rooms can seat up to 223 guests, and for larger weddings, the outdoor space can hold up to 1,000 guests. It’s also handicap accessible and is a local favorite due to its presence in the community.
9) Sandia Golf Club
The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club has enough room for a maximum of 250 guests, and offers the couple a private dressing room that’s connected to the Green Reed Spa/The Event Center. Both you and your guests will enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful course as well as the Sandia Mountains, and the indoor ballroom features floor to ceiling windows, perfect for dancing the night away with the Southwest night sky in the background. Onsite catering is also available.
8) Casa Rondena Winery
Casa Rondena Winery is described as a spiritual and calm-feeling venue, with manicured lawns and a romantic vibe. This fully operational winery offers you and your guests a picturesque environment plus classic architecture and fine wines, and the venue also offers customizable packages to match exactly what you need in a venue. Other amenities include a bridal suite and groom’s room, photography access throughout the property, set-up and tear-down, and more.
7) El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina
Cottonwood trees and serene patios make up this magical space. Your wedding day should be perfect, and this venue has both indoor rooms and outdoor patios with space for up to 150 guests. Choose from an iconic New Mexican buffet with your choice of carving station and butler-style appetizers, and enjoy included cake cutting service and a Champagne toast.
6) El Zocalo Plaza
El Zocalo Plaza offers accommodations for up to 175 people, and is located just outside Albuquerque in Bernalillo, New Mexico. With kitchen facilities on site and a beautiful wedding reception hall that’s a little bit away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This venue is noted for being budget-friendly, as well, so if you’re trying to watch costs, this one can be a good option.
5) Desert Greens Golf Course
With room for up to 295 guests, the Desert Green Gold Course is noted as one of Albuquerque’s finest outdoor wedding locales. You and your guests will enjoy a memorable day with views of the Sandia Mountains as well as the sparkling downtown lights of Albuquerque. With available catering and included cake cutting, dance floor, security, and set-up/tear-down services, you’ll love your event at this venue.
4) Club Rio Rancho
Fine dining, a pool and cabana, music and dancing, Club Rio Rancho offers spacious banquet facilities that offer sweeping views of local mountain ranges. Whether you’re planning a big or small wedding, this venue can accommodate up to 375 guests in its multi-room layout, and professional banquet staff plus quality food service ensure that your wedding will be unforgettable.
3) University of New Mexico Event Planning
Big or small, this venue can handle anything. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available and venues can be transformed to fit any theme you have in mind. Onsite amenities include catering, event equipment, transportation, and service staff, and this venue’s capacity is 300+.
2) Tanoan Country Club
Tanoan Country Club has both indoor and outdoor event space to suit your needs, and is perfect for wedding and vow renewal ceremonies. On-site catering and event specialists are on hand to help you with any details, and there’s space for up to 220 people. Enjoy breathtaking scenery, dual archways, and white wedding chairs, or customize the reception suite to suit your individual tastes. There are also smaller event spaces/ceremony sites at this country club, making it a versatile option for Albuquerque weddings of all sizes.
1) Barcelona Suites
The Barcelona Suites Hotel not only offers gorgeous views and natural light, but it offers the convenient option for your guests to stay onsite, eliminating the need for transportation to their lodging. Additionally, with room specials, a beautiful courtyard, and the option to either use in-house catering or bring in your own vendors, you have a lot of options when you host your wedding and reception at Barcelona Suites. Guests will have access to all the amenities, including secured parking and indoor/outdoor pools, and the central location of the hotel means your guests will have plenty to do on their downtime.
Find out more about booking your wedding and reception at the Barcelona Suites today—contact us anytime to learn about our specials, suites, and more.