Top 10 Best Phoenix Wedding Venues Of 2017

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Phoenix is a gorgeous place to get married. We may be biased (okay, probably a lot biased) but we’re pretty sure it’s one of the best places to get married in the states. WalletHub seems to think so too; in fact 9 Arizona cities, including Phoenix, were named to the site’s 2017’s Best Places to Get Married list. The list factors in things like total wedding cost, Phoenix caterers, facilities and amenities, and activities and attractions to award top cities. Now that we know Arizona is a fantastic place to get married check out the top 10 Phoenix Wedding Venues to host your big day!

10. The Croft Downtown

Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, The Croft is a perfect wedding venue for couples looking to create a modern feel to their wedding. The venue offers urban cement floors, wood trellised ceilings, and over 10,000 square feet of venue space. Additional amenities include on-site valet parking, stylish decor furnishings, and attached garden patio. For more information on The Croft Downtown, click here.

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9. MonOrchid Creative Studios

Located in central downtown, Phoenix, this venue is a great option for couples looking for a creative space to transform for their big day. The studios can be made into standard ceremony, cocktail and reception areas or it can be transformed to include whatever the couple can image like featuring a live band or art gallery. The venue calls itself the “Blank Canvas”, and indeed that’s what it is for weddings and events. For more information on MonOrchid Creative Studios, click here.

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8. Venue at the Grove

Utilizing Arizona’s stunning natural landscapes, the Venue at the Grove is a beautiful outdoor sanctuary. The venue offers options for both indoor and outdoor spaces via an indoor hall and accompanying large outdoor patio lit with over 30,000 lights. The space also has a rustic barn that’s perfect for wedding luncheons or reception dinners. For more information on the venue at the Grove, click here.

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7. Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Place

Located in the heart of Phoenix’s chic warehouse district, Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Place is a stunning option for couples with a big guest list. The warehouse features over 10,000 square space of interior event room and 1,500 of immaculately landscaped patio space. The building, which was built in 1918, utilizes a nice blend of modern elements with high-quality architectural accents from the early 1900’s. For more information on Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Place, click here.

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6. The Icehouse AZ

The Icehouse is a gorgeous, and relatively new event space, located in downtown Phoenix. The space typically serves as an art venue and gallery but offers rentals for weddings and corporate events. The venue is well-known and a favorite amongst the art community in Arizona. If you’re looking for a hip venue with a local vibe, this is your spot! For more info on Icehouse, click here.

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5. Secret Garden Event Center

Located in the South Mountain foothills, the Secret Garden Event Center is a stunning outdoor venue. The location offers indoor event areas including the Carriage House and Traditions Pavilion and outdoor event areas with manicured lawns and beautifully landscaped foliage. The location is also great for corporate events, launch events, and other celebrations. For more info on Secret Garden Event Center, click here.

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4. Desert Botanical Gardens

One of our absolute favorite Phoenix area event venues is the Desert Botanical Gardens. During the day this venue is a gorgeous 140-acre botanical garden displaying Arizona’s famous cacti and foliage. At nights and on the weekends, the gardens are transformed into an event space perfect for weddings, corporate events, and more. With such beautiful surroundings, couples don’t have to worry about decorating when they book this venue! For more information on Desert Botanical Gardens, click here.

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3. The Farm at South Mountain

If you’re looking for a rustic, outdoor venue, look closely at The Farm at South Mountain. This wedding venue is an outdoor-lover’s dream. The estate features pecan trees, large grassy spaces, and blooming flowers. This venue features two separate areas to accommodate weddings of any size, larger parties can use The Canopy space and smaller parties can utilize Stone Grove for a more intimate feel. For more info on The Farm at South Mountain, click here.

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2. Wrigley Mansion

For couples looking for a more formal event venue, the Wrigley Mansion is the perfect place. The estate was built in the early 1930’s by Walter Wrigley of Wrigley chewing gum fame. The mansion is an iconic landmark in Phoenix and offers 360-degree views of the city and surrounding mountains. Wedding parties have access to 10 distinct room options and several outdoor options for events. For more info on The Wrigley Mansion, click here.

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1. Boojum Tree

The Boojum Tree venue is consistently ranked among the area’s best venues, and for good reason, the venue offers gorgeous outdoor options and equally stunning indoor rooms with beautiful curved archways and traditional Western architecture. The venue itself is set back from the road giving it an intimate and exclusive. For more info on Boojum Tree, click here.

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Ready to hire Fresh From the Kitchen for your big day? We’d love to help you bring your wedding catering dreams to life. If you can dream it, we can create it. Let our talented team of experts craft a personalized menu for you. For more information on Fresh From the Kitchen and our services, please send us an email via:, or give us a call at: 602-694-1197.

Under the direction of Chef Noelle Salinas, Fresh From The Kitchen has won numerous awards including the industry’s highest achievement, The Couple’s Choice award. Other achievements include being named the 2013, 2015, and 2016 Best Event Caterer by Arizona Foothills Magazine and catering the 2015 Maxim Magazine featuring Nick Cannon Super Bowl Party.

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“Weddings are beautiful. They are a testament to a couple’s love. Everyone is happy at a wedding. Who doesn’t want to be surrounded by happy people in love?”
– Founder and Head Chef Noelle Salinas, Fresh From the Kitchen

The opportunity to be apart of a client’s wedding, one of the most special days in someone’s life, is truly meaningful. We love helping our couples make their dream wedding a reality. We also understand how important this day is and work to ensure everything runs smoothly. From crafting high-quality, fresh food that’s minimally processed, and free from USDA hormones and antibiotics to working with locally-sourced organic produce, our team at Fresh From the Kitchen is there for you every step of the way. (more…)

5 Catering Menus for Spring Weddings

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Spring wedding season is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start planning your catering menu. For the new season that means incorporating fresh, light, and fruit-infused dishes to utilize seasonal flavorings. In today’s post we share our top picks for your springtime celebrations from our favorite drinks to delectable desserts. Check it out! (more…)

Top 10 Things to Do in Phoenix for the Holidays


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With the holiday season a few short weeks away, today’s blog post is dedicated to the best ways to celebrate the holidays in Phoenix. From specific regional celebrations that capitalize on Arizona’s Southwestern charm like the annual Noches de las Luminarias festival to glimpses of winter wonderland’s at the city’s famous ice rink, we’ve curated a list of the top Phoenix-area events for the holidays. Check them out below and start planning your holiday to-do list!


4 Decor Ideas for November Weddings and Events in Phoenix

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Unlike most of the country, Arizona in November is a dream. Average temperatures reach high-70’s and low-80’s, meaning November is when we’re hitting our stride and it’s the perfect time of year to host a Fall wedding or corporate event. It’s also the perfect time to get together with friends and family to throw your annual Friendsgiving event. Afterall, Thanksgiving and the holiday season right around the corner! Today’s post features decor ideas perfect for your November events. Check em out!


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