It is never too early to start planning your wedding. There are several things to look after, so the sooner you start, the better! 

While every small detail counts, choosing a venue for your special day usually comes across as the most important decision. So, it is always a good idea to list all the possibilities and then choose the one that truly resonates with your personality both as a couple and individually.

To help you out with this daunting task, we have curated a list of the top 10 wedding venues in and around Scottsdale. Have a look to take the first step for a happily ever after.

Tucked in the heart of Scottsdale, Gainey Ranch Golf Club is a beautiful oasis in the Sonoran Desert. Their scenic ceremony lawn surrounded by the McDowell Mountains, lush golf course, and a pristine lake can host up to 200 guests and leads to their welcoming clubhouse featuring a ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping outdoor vistas. The contemporary ballroom provides a perfect backdrop for a reception of 200, while the indoor lounge and outdoor patio provide a romantic ambiance for a cocktail hour.

They offer personalized planning assistance that, together with their 5-star food, creates a wedding experience like no other.

Address: 7600 E Gainey Club Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Phone: 480-951-0022

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Contact : David Farnell

The Venue offers up to ten indoor and outdoor event spaces sprawled across 38,000 sq. ft. that together can entertain up to 2,000 guests. With features like a retractable roof, state-of-the-art AV technology, modern amenities, and intricate architecture, the Venue provides a perfect backdrop for an unforgettable wedding.

Their culinary team, event technology team, and event coordinators work hand-in-hand with you down to the last details for a seamless wedding experience.

Address: 7117 E 3rd Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: 480-945-5551

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Boasting vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, industrial lighting, and expansive windows, Clayton House effortlessly marries historical character with modern-day sophistication. With a unique room for each aspect of your wedding, the Clayton House is an ideal wedding venue.

Host your wedding ceremony in their warm and inviting ceremony space for 250 guests, the Rafters, and then have your guests enjoy a cocktail hour in their indoor lounge and outdoor porch. Conclude your special day with their delicious food in the Great Room that is a blank slate ready to be transformed into the backdrop of your dreams. Then dance the night away under the twinkling lights with your loved ones. 

Address: 7343 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: 480-990-7300

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Contact : Claire Loeb

Located in North Scottsdale, Starfire Golf Club offers gorgeous views of the surrounding lakes, mountains, and beautifully landscaped grounds. Starfire is perfect for couples looking for indoor and outdoor options. 

Exchange your vows in their lawns bursting with picturesque backdrops for your wedding portraits, then head to their recently renovated ballroom for a reception of up to 200. In-house catering service, an open vendor policy, one wedding per day, and a complimentary toast and round of golf are a few of the several benefits you get if you choose Starfire Golf Club as your wedding venue.

Address: 11500 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Phone: 480-948-6000

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SPEV is a full-service event planning and management company with around seventeen unique private venues. Each venue is one-of-a-kind and can accommodate gatherings of different sizes. 

From the Aviator Hangar to the Scottsdale Hangar, each venue is extra-ordinary and completely non-traditional. Whichever venue you choose, your wedding can become the next talk of the town.

Address: 7430 E Butherus Dr Suite D, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Phone: 480-616-0707

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Contact : Karen May

Surrounded by lush green lawns, the scenic Camelback Mountains, and sparkling lakes, McCormick Ranch Golf Club is sure to take your breath away! Their picturesque setting and gastronomic food give your guests a memorable experience..

Located on the coast of Scottsdale’s largest lake, their ceremony site is a view to behold. The West Lawn Pavilion and the Clubhouse McCormick Ranch are perfect for receptions and banquets with a capacity of 100 and 400 guests, respectively.

Address: 7505 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Phone: 480-948-0260

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Contact : Brian Kirk

The Saguaro is an upbeat and vibrant events venue that offers 15,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space for 5 to 500 guests. Its seventeen flexible event spaces feature expansive bars, fireplaces, and advanced AV technology.

They offer an extensive menu that can be tailored to accommodate your preferences. Whether you choose a poolside or a fireside wedding, you are in for an exciting time with your loved ones.

Address: 4000 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: 480-308-1100

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Contact : The Saguaro Scottsdale Team

Whether you are planning for a large wedding or a small, intimate gathering, The Scottsdale Resort has you covered. Choose a venue that suits your style and budget from their selection of indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites that can host up to 700 guests.

From day one, their planning team will partner with you to take care of the smallest details so that you don’t have to. Even better, take advantage of their wedding packages for the smoothest experience. Turn your dream wedding into a reality at this enchanting venue that knows how to make your big day special.

Address: 7700 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Phone: 480-991-9000

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Contact : Bob Smith

Troon North Golf Club is another oasis in the Sonoran Desert, but it is not just another oasis! Revered as Scottsdale’s crown jewel, this venue boasts immaculately kept lawns, glorious mountain vistas, and exceptional services.

Troon North offers numerous indoor and outdoor locations for every aspect of your wedding, with the Pinnacle Ballroom offering the largest capacity of 200 guests. Their on-site wedding coordinator works closely with you on every step of the process, from curating a custom menu to selecting the best florist. Overall, their attentive service and delicious cuisine will make your wedding truly memorable.

Address: 10320 E Dynamite Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85262

Phone: 480-585-5300

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Contact : Brian Gifford

Tie the knot in the heart of the Sonoran Desert surrounded by 23 acres of lush green lawns and cactus gardens in the shadows of the mighty Camelback Mountains and leave your guests mesmerized. 

Offering tons of indoor and outdoor options, this venue can entertain gatherings of varying sizes. An Andaz wedding specialist will work alongside your wedding coordinator to bring your dream wedding to life. Moreover, full-service catering and in-house bar services are also available for a festive feast for you and your loved ones. 

Address: 6114 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Phone: 480-214-6036

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Contact : George Romero





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Conclusion

Wedding planning requires an extra level of effort to create the once-in-a-lifetime experience you deserve. But, with the right team at your disposal, it will come naturally.

And the good news is that all the venues listed above have wonderful teams that will go above and beyond to help you realize the wedding you have been dreaming of. So, what’s holding you back? Schedule a tour and get ready for the most awaited day of your life in one of Scottsdale’s most beautiful locations.



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