Santa Fe, NM Weddings: Venues and Referrals

I would like to offer a helpful list of referral services to make your wedding planning in Santa Fe, New Mexico easier. Most of these locations are also lodging. Some will charge for the wedding location site, some will not. I am familiar with most of these vendors services and would recommend them. ~ Irene Swain, Non-Denominational Minister & Wedding Officiant

Small Chapels, Hotels, Resorts


Galleries, Museums, Public Sites

Cakes & Caterers

Small Hotels, Inns, B & B’s, Private Residences

Hair & Makeup

Locations Outside Santa Fe Proper

 Wedding Transportation


Wedding Planner


Wedding Minister/Officiant


Small Chapels, Hotels and Resorts in Santa Fe, NM

Garden Room Chapel at the Home of Irene Swain, Non-Denominational Minister & Wedding Officiant

Attached to my home; offered to couples for a cozy, intimate ceremony. 505-983-1799.

La Capilla de Santa Fe, Chapel at The Lodge at Santa Fe

505-992-5800, close to downtown. New intimate mission style chapel. Also inside and outside locations.

Bishop’s Lodge Resort and Bishop Lamy Chapel

505-983-6377, intimate, historic Bishop Lamy chapel. Also beautiful inside and outside locations. (temporarily closed for remodel)

La Posada Resort and Spa

505-986-0000, downtown (outside and inside).

La Fonda Hotel

505-982-5511, downtown (inside and outside).

Encantado Four Seasons Resort

505-946-5700, indoor and outdoor sites, beautiful land and views.

Inn and Spa at Loretto

505-988-5531, downtown (inside and outside), also penthouse with balcony.

Eldorado Hotel and La Capilla de Oro

505-988-4455, downtown, indoor chapel plus other indoor and outdoor sites including 2 penthouses with large balconies.

Hotel St. Francis

505-983-5700, downtown (outside and inside).

Hilton Santa Fe

505-988-2811, downtown (inside and outside).

Drury Plaza Hotel

505-424-2175, downtown (inside and outside),

Galleries, Museums, and Public Sites Available for Weddings in Santa Fe, NM

Gerald Peters Gallery

505-954-5721, close to downtown. Beautiful gallery rooms and outside garden.

Teresa Neptune Studio/Gallery

505-982-0016, close to downtown. Intimate historic building and beautiful garden.

El Zaguan Historic Garden

505-983-2567, Beautiful intimate garden for small wedding on Canyon Rd.

Audubon Society Randall Davey Center

505-983-4609, Beautiful outside grounds and inside historic home.

Museum of International Folk Art Museum Hill

505-476-1200, 505-476-1203, close to downtown. outside and inside locations, open air with great views,

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Museum Hill

505-476-1269, close to downtown outside and inside locations, open air with great views.

Santa Fe Botanical Garden across from Museum Hill

505-471-9103, Beautiful outside location for intimate or large weddings,

Museum of Fine Arts & St. Francis Auditorium

505-476-5068, downtown on the plaza, historic building and courtyard.

Shidoni Foundry & Gallery

505- 988-8001, (outside grounds),

Quail Run

505-986-2200, (outside and inside). Has a beautiful courtyard.

Institute of American Indian Arts

505-424-2384, Has Native American Hogan and other sites on beautiful grounds.

The Scottish Rite Center

505-982-4414, (downtown). A little theater for a dramatic event. Also large outside walled in patio. Great party room. Historic building.

Hyde Memorial State Park

505-983-7175 (on road to ski basin), contact Park Ranger. Has an area with building and outside location.

Pecos National Mounument

505-757-7241 (in Pecos outside Santa Fe), beautiful outside ruins in the park. Must get permission from Park Ranger for use.

Small Hotels, Inns, B & B’s, Private Residences in Santa Fe, NM

Hotel Santa Fe

505-982-1200, downtown. inside and outside locations. Has a teepee outside for small wedding.

Inn of the Anasazi

505-988-3030, downtown. Has a library with fire place.

Hotel Chimayo

505-988-4900, downtown. Has a courtyard to use for the wedding ceremony.

Inn on the Alameda

505-984-2121, downtown (inside and outside),

Inn of the Governors

505-982-4333, downtown,

Don Gaspar Inn

505-986-8664, close to downtown. Intimate patio outside and small inside area.

Vanessie Santa Fe Inn and Restaurant

505-984-1193, downtown.

El Paradero Bed and Breakfast

505-988-1177, close to downtown.

Casa Cuma B & B

505-216-7516, close to downtown (outside and inside).

El Corazon de Santa Fe

505-820-0850, downtown. Condos with courtyards.

Ravens Ridge B & B

505-988-1288, some miles from downtown. Sumptuous gardens & bird watching,

El Farolito & Four Kachinas Inn

505-988-1631, close to downtown, &

Ten Thousand Waves

505-982-9304. Spa toward ski basin area that also has guest cottages.

Las Palomas Inn

505-982-5560. close to downtown, various-type rooms, intimate indoor space.

El Rey Inn

505-982-1931. Quaint old Santa Fe motel.

The Compound Restaurant

505-982-4353. close to downtown, on Canyon Road. Beautiful outside patio and inside with great food.

Gabriel’s Restaurant

505-455-7000. North of Santa Fe close to the Opera.  Outside patio and inside with great views for a small intimate wedding and dinner. Great New Mexican food.

Dream Catcher Ranchito

505-474-4007 (inside and outside). Guesthouse with large outside area, horses and llamas.

Santa Fe Vacation Rentals

855-341-9528, close to downtown. Offers beautiful homes for lodging and weddings.

Plata Cielo 

Jane Larson, 505-231-4920, minutes from Santa Fe Opera. Beautiful luxurious Santa Fe style home, mountain and sunset views, sleeps 10, walled private.

Casas de Santa Fe

505-466-3666,close to downtown, Beautiful historic homes and guest homes.

Locations Outside Santa Fe, NM Proper

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

505-471-2261, in La Cienega outside Santa Fe. Historic Spanish Ranch with beautiful grounds, old chapel, and modern inside and outside areas.

Hacienda Dona Andrea

505-424-8995. Close to Madrid. Beautiful old Hacienda with lovely patio overlooking Ortiz Mountains. You and your whole wedding party can stay there.

La Mesita Ranch Estate

505-412-9921. North of Santa Fe. Beautiful historic ranch, spacious grounds with guest housing.

 Ojo Caliente Mineral Spring

800-222-9162. Adobe Round Barn and beautiful outside country setting.


505-747-2374. (Northern NM), Luxury guest resort and art cave.

Casa Escondida

505-351-4805, in Chimayo.

El Mesòn de la Centinela

505-351-2280, in Chimayo.

Rancho Manzana

505-351-2227, in Chimayo. 250-year-old hacienda B&B with apple orchard for the ceremony.

Old School House

505-473-3090, in Cerrillios. Historic Stone Amphitheater style Ruin, nice outdoor site; old school gym.

Heart Seed Retreat & Gallery

505-471-7026, in Cerrillios.

JW Eaves Movie Ranch

505-474-3045, outside Santa Fe. Western movie set; also has chapel.

Pecos Bar X Bar Ranch

505-757-8500. High in the mountains one hour from Santa Fe, outdoor & western wedding site, small lodge.

Estrella de Norte Vineyard

505-455-2826, north of Santa Fe. Beautiful grounds, stables with small inside.

Hacienda Del Cerezo

505-982-8000, north of Santa Fe. Inn with beautiful views (outside and inside sites).


Insight Foto


Eric Cousineau


Vladimir Chaloupka Photography & Video

505-490-9184. Photojournalist approach to wedding photography,

Melanie West Photography

505-471-4995. Artful, joyous and distinct wedding photography for all budgets,

Liz Mackenzie, Vivi Photography

808-729-2651, Creative quality Photojournalist style,

Rod Smith Photographer, Videographer, Film Production


Ginger Russell


Two Birds Studio, Robin Parrott


Jane Bernard

505-983-8399, Wedding Photojournalist,

Twin Lens, Kitty & Craig Fritz

505-750-3456. Specializing in documentary style weddings,

Brandon Soder


Lynn Roylance


Blue Rose Studios


Kyle Zimmerman Photography

Timeless Black & White wedding photography.

Inga Hendrickson

917-575-5877, Santa Fe wedding photographer.

RGB Photography


Shoot the Cake


Carolyn Wright


Fizelwink Photography, Ryan Thomas Young


Jeffrey Willis Photography


Forever Hooked Wedding Photography


Kerry Gallagher Photography


Kerry Sherck Photography

347-617-3861, Contemporary Wedding Photography,

Arielei Kinzer Photography



Scenic Vision


Insight Foto


Rod Smith Videographer/Film Production


Luminance Pictures, Sarah Kanafani

505-301-1668. Specializing in creative cinematography.

Jack Lee Wedding Videos


Florists in Santa Fe, NM

Margaret Bost


Artichokes and Pomegranates


Amanda’s Flowers


Andrea Soorikian


Marisa’s Milleflori

505-984-1005. Classic elegance with a modern twist.

All The Pretty Flowers, Amanda Schutz

505-204-3643,,,    Chic, fun, unique, romantic, designs.

Cutting Edge Flowers


Bloomstream Flowers-Rebecca Withers

505-577-6098, Artisan florist creating swoon-worthy bouquets,

Viva Flora

541-515-1120. Botanical Design Studio,

Whole Foods Market

505-992-1700. Cash and carry, 753 Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe, NM

Musicians in Santa Fe, NM

Absolute Entertainment

Live music, the band Soulstice, DJ and audio services,

Petra Babankova

505-204-1745, Beautiful guitar or guitar and cello for your wedding; classical beauty with a flair.

Miriam Shilling

505-455-9201, Harpist. Classical, contemporary, pop, religious. Willing to learn new music.

Primavera, Carol Hawkins

505-660-6008, Live classical music, flute, strings, piano, trumpet, solo to quartet.

Anela Lauren

808-639-4356, Harpist,

Ellen Chavez de Leitner

505-920-9728, Violinist,

Ramona Witt

816-679-2874, Singer of Songs

Robert Sequoia

505-603-9010, Guitarist, Composer,

David Yard

505- 986-1753, Guitarist.

Omar Villanueva

505-507-0355, Guitarist, Singer.

Robert Leon

505-204-5732, Classical – Flamenco Guitar,

John P. Martinez

505-239-2154, Guitarist Extrordinaire, “From Bach to Rock.”

Los Primos

505-839-2286, Guitar quartet and vocal,

Buena Ventura, Marachis

505-204- 2618, Joanna. All female Marachi group.

Wayne Wesley Johnson

505-474-3903, Jazz nuevo, Flamenco, Fingerstyle Guitarist,

Sounds of Romance, Hyda Maria Dougherty

505-986-9916, American Indian flute and Renaissance recorder music.

Ronald Roybal Music

505-466-2242, Native Flute & Spanish Guitar,

Order of the Thistle Pipes and Drum


High Desert Pipes and Drums

505-203-9633, Bill Horn, Bagpipe Major

Tapestry Variety Show Band/Abacus Entertainment

505-730-9117. Talented 11 piece band & voice: Rhythm & Blues, Jazz, Country, Latin, Rock, Blues; DJ and event planning.

Mike Vetter

505-296-7224, Mobile DJ For All Occasions,

Sound Connections

505-661-2649, Customized Wedding DJ.

Sound Rental & DJ Services, Curtis Conroy-sound engineer/muscician

505-690-2224, full sound rental and DJ performances

Bob Fisher and Steve Morgan

505-992-3930, Bluegrass & Appalachian Fiddle Tune duet Instrumentals; Guitar-Guitar, Mandolin-Guitar.

Vanilla Pop

575-770-2943, 80s Glam meets VegasGlitz.

Cakes and Caterers in Santa Fe, NM

Maggie’s Cakes, Zara

505-989-1416, Custom, Exquisite, Delicious,

The Cake Dealer

505-688-4447, Gluten Free & Vegan options available,

Chocolate Maven


Cakes By Ginene

505-795-0035, Custom designed cakes for any occasion. Serving Santa Fe, ABQ, and surrounding areas.

CoCopelli Chocolatier and Cakes


Adobo Catering

505-989-7674, Peter Dent,

Marja Martin Custom Catering


Cowgirl Catering


Walter Burke Catering


Peas “N” Pod Catering


La Boca Catering


America Pie Bakery

505-474-6060. Wedding cakes and specialized wedding favor cookies.

Hair & Makeup in Santa Fe, NM

Jonathon Girard C.M.S.

505-577-6643, Professional Make-Up Application & Hair Styling.

Monica Stark, Makeup Santa Fe

505-412-5125, Providing professional on-site makeup artistry.

Madeline McCue, Makeup Artist



505-989-9166, 505-204-2729, Alexis, Hair & Makeup.

Salon Del Mar

505-490-2278, Angela Del Mar: Cuts, Color, Foils, Condition, Styling.

Jonny’s Classic Barber Shop

505-982-6154, Barbering of the “old school

Wedding Transportation in Santa Fe, NM

Rio Sandia Horse & Carriage

505-301-0917, Steve Simmons

Limo Bus of Albuquerque

505-695-2630, Offering vehicles of all sizes for Santa Fe events.

Wedding Planner

If you are looking for a professional wedding planner for large weddings, please let me know and I will be happy to recommend a few to you. 505-983-1799,

Wedding Minister and Officiant

If scheduling does not allow for me, Irene Swain, to officiate your wedding, please contact me at and I will be happy to refer to you other competent wedding ministers and wedding officiants in the Santa Fe, NM area.

Irene Swain, Non-Denominational Minister/Wedding Officiant
P.O. Box 4484 Santa Fe, NM 87502-4484