Nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, Arizona, at the base of Camelback Mountain, is the iconic El Chorro landmark and event space. El Chorro weddings are a thing of magic for any couple looking for mountain vibes combined with Arizona’s rich history, the West’s rustic charm, and overall elegance.
Location: Paradise Valley, AZ
Guest capacity: Up to 300
Cost: Starts from $3,500 for ceremonies / $5,500 for receptions (depending on where your ceremony and reception will be held). Cost is also dependent on the season and the day of your wedding.
Ideal for: Any couple looking for a lux place with all the amenities and scenic mountain views!
Packages: Wedding specialists; customized catering and menu options; indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception location options.
Contact: El Chorro destination weddings
Weddings at El Chorro are absolutely stunning, and it’s easy to fall in love with the splendor of not only the location itself but the views and natural surroundings.
Perfect for nature-lovers but also fit for a more upscale ceremony, El Chorro has it all — elevated Southwestern cuisine (using fresh, organic, and locally grown ingredients), breathtaking mountain views, and Spanish-style architecture. You really can’t go wrong here!
A staple of the town since 1934, El Chorro in Paradise Valley has been eloquently restored and is now considered not only one of the best Paradise Valley wedding venue options but one of the world’s most elite event locations.
Whether you’re an Arizona native or you’re traveling from across the world, El Chorro weddings have something for everyone.
You have three separate options to host your ceremony and three options for your reception, providing you with the flexibility to choose indoors or out, and offering a more intimate vibe for those with smaller guest counts or more extravagant energy for larger parties:
The lush Herb Garden offers a romantic outdoor sanctuary surrounded by greenery (perfect for some epic El Chorro wedding photography).
The Event Lawn provides perfect views of Camel and Mummy Mountains as your backdrop!
You can also wed indoors in Casa Paloma, which gives you a mix of rustic charm and clean sophistication.
Packages here make it easy for couples to plan their wedding without stress. The venue provides wedding specialists who help facilitate everything from tastings of your own unique El Chorro wedding menu to which venue options would best suit the aesthetic you’re looking for.
If you’re struggling with finding vendors in the area, El Chorro also provides a list of preferred vendors to ensure your day goes smoothly. Seating, catering, and other logistics are offered as well so you and your partner can focus on each other and your guests!
El Chorro weddings are sensational, and you’ll want to make sure you capture each moment of this important day with an experienced Phoenix wedding photographer.
If you’re ready to begin planning, I’m here to help. I capture all types of love, cultures, religions, and races — and I can’t wait to get to know you and your story. Get in touch and let’s talk details!