Todayâ€™s venue spotlight falls on my five favorite gardenÂ wedding venues in Las Vegas. Despite being in a desert, Las Vegas takes gardening seriously, with many gorgeous parks, venues and botanical gardens to enjoy. From traditional gardens to more desert, xeric landscaped ones, check out these options!
For more modern Las Vegas wedding venues, visit the Little Vegas Wedding Venue Guide. See all posts in the 5 Favorites series hereÂ and check out all the real weddings set in Las Vegas gardens right here.
Venus Gardens at Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace has a few options for garden weddings, but Venus Gardens catches my eye because of the perfect combination of classic Roman architecture and privacy. It’s a little bit themed, but in a classy way.
Beautiful additions like a domed temple, stone bench seating,Â tiledÂ aisle (say that three times fast!) and a koi pond add special little details and make this garden a true gem. If you catch it at the right time of year, the garden is exploding with flowers. This is one of the larger garden options, seating up to 114 people, and Caesars also permits outside photographers.
Frame House at Springs Preserve
With more than 180 acresÂ featuring an amazing array of walking paths and nature trails, Frame House at Springs PreserveÂ is just one of my favorite venues for a wedding. In fact, I’mÂ not sure where to start: there are more than 10 garden/outdoor venue choices at the Springs for weddings! Although I was married at the Gardens Arboretum, these days I’m more partial to Frame House.
This intimate covered space is nestled amongst some of the prettiest floral displays in the garden, and very near to cactus alley. It’s quiet, private and can be very green — yet is protected from the midday sun. Just lovely for wedding ceremonies of up to 45Â guests.
Garden Romance at Venetian
Although the canals and faux Venice-style facades of the shopping mall get all the attention, there are some truly lovely European terraced gardensÂ around the pools at Venetian. For smaller elopements and weddings, the Garden Romance package offers a standing room only ceremony for 10 guests set in a side garden of the Venezia Courtyard. This romantic spot has you surrounded by hedges and lush greeneryÂ as well asÂ Italian-styleÂ sculptures. Of course, the one downside is that like many other Strip hotels, they will not allow you to use an outside photographer.
Garden Gazebo at JW Marriott Las Vegas
With an extraordinary 54Â acres of landscaped grounds, gardens and waterscapes to choose from, weddings at JW Marriott are hard NOT to have in a gorgeous garden! The Garden Gazebo combines a beautiful structure as a backdrop for your vows, while still surrounded by the amazing landscaping. Perfect for weddings of 80 to 200 people, this is aÂ great off Strip venue for slightly larger weddings.
Emerald at Queensridge
Another off Strip choice, Emerald at Queensridge is an all-in-one banquet facility that just so happens to have an elegant garden for wedding ceremonies. Get ready on-site in the luxurious facilities before you walk the aisle under huge trees, then head inside to celebrate in the chic (and high-tech!) ballroom setting. The courtyard is beautiful not only for ceremonies but for photos, too, and looks beautiful day or night.
For more modern Las Vegas wedding venues, visit theÂ Little Vegas Wedding Venue Guide. See all posts in theÂ 5 Favorites series hereÂ and check out all theÂ real weddings set in Las Vegas gardens right here.
Photos: Emerald at Queensridge, Caesars Palace, Springs Preserve, Venetian, JW Marriott Las Vegas and Taylored Photo Memories