In stark contrast to the grey desert surrounding it, Palm Springs always shines with its lively and colorful flowers, cool mid-century architecture, and destination getaway vibe. It’s no surprise that the vibrant, celebratory nature of this desert oasis has become a primo locale for destination weddings in the past few years, and we can’t get enough of that undeniable Palm Springs style.
From private estates in the mountains to charming boutique hotels, from pool party central to peaceful Mediterranean digs, this little town has more wedding venue options than there are pool floatie styles. If a gorgeous California wedding is what you crave, take the tour of all the best wedding venues in Palm Springs with us. We have but one warning: don’t touch the cacti.
Moroccan me crazy over this Palm Springs hideout! Get out your castanetes, bring along your party hats and lets boogie, Moroccan style. The Korakia does everything they can to make your 100+ guests feel like they’ve stepped out of Palm Springs and into Spain.
Korakia is the kind of Mediterranean venue you’d expect to find in a small town in Greece, but here it sits in the middle of colorful, playful Palm Springs. This is the kind of wedding venue where time seems to stand still while vows are exchanged. Best for a crew of 130 or less, book this spot if you’re looking for pure desert romance.
This 1920s property sprawls across nearly seven acres of land, just away from the crowds downtown. With six Spanish villas spread across the 7 acre estate and lots of manicured lawns, gardens, ponds, an amphitheater, pool, and more, Colony 29 is more of a charming little village than a venue. One of Palm Springs’ top venues for a wedding, this estate is able to accommodate about 200 guests.
Come to Colony 29 where paradisiacal pool party meets intimate Indian Canyon affair – offset by beautiful botanicals.
You’ll be lost… and found on the winding trails amid beautiful species of succulents and sweet flora & fauna. Called the “last best place in Palm Springs” because of it’s tranquil locale, iconic architecture and panoramic views. Go off the beaten path for your Palm Springs pool party.
If you are looking to pamper yourself, the Parker in Palm Springs is the right resort for you. From an open concept resort with lush pools, intense relaxation at the spa, and 5pm cocktails at the Mini Bar, you’ll be in heaven during your stay. One of the most romantic dinner options is at the restaurant Mrs. Parker, a lovely table will be set by the pool for two during the sunset. You will be able to enjoy your partner while taking in your trip one sip at a time.
Situated in Palm Springs, Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel features a year-round outdoor pool. The hotel has a sun terrace and views of the mountain, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.
For a small, intimate wedding that’s refined to the last touch yet connected to the unworldly beauty of the desert flats, The Rowan host your cherished day and weekend. Their rooftop or ballroom can be the setting for your ideal ceremony and reception or they can work with your venue of choice to host your guests for the weekend.
4 Saints at The Rowan
Once you’ve exchanged vows and celebrated at the reception, it’s time for the real fun to begin. Keep the good times going to 4 Saints with an after party featuring sweet treats, music that moves you, and more precious time with your loved ones.
If you’re looking to host a luxury intimate wedding in Palm Springs, we have hand picked some of the most luxurious private estates in town. Click here to see more.
The Frederick Lowe Estate
With 360-degree views of the mountains and the valley below, Frederick Loewe’s incredible sprawling estate is easily the most breathtaking wedding venue in Palm Springs. This stunner is situated on grounds that serve as home to over a hundred olive trees, about a third as many palm trees, and various other plants and blooms. Fully private and totally gorgeous, this place has hosted some of the most beautiful weddings in town.
The desert is a mecca of style and tranquility, making it the perfect place for an unforgettable wedding or special event. With 11 Homes & 55 bedrooms, the Pollo Villas is your home to host everyone. Pick a villa for your backyard backdrop, or book a larger space at the adjacent Empire Polo Club.
Twin Palms Frank Sinatra Estate
A throwback to the good old days, Twin Palms was originally built for Frank Sinatra in 1947, this sprawling mid-century manse is about as authentic as it gets in modern day Palm Springs. How’s that for something to get jazzed up about? This private home has grounds that can accommodate a wedding crew of up to 150 in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Four bedrooms and seven baths sleep up to eight guests in the house, while the oversized pool deck can easily be turned into a party spot. And most importantly, the famed piano shaped pool is a perfect opportunity to bring in synchronized swimmers for an unforgettable cocktail hour.
The Merv Griffin Estate
Merv Griffin didn’t do anything small, as evidenced in this massive 13-bedroom estate with an equestrian racetrack, bocce ball courts, infinity pool, and multiple gathering spaces and decks. If life in the lap of luxury is your bag, the Merv Griffin Estate knows all about that. Weddings here can host up to 500 guests and there are 13 rooms on site.
Sand Acre Estate
Beautiful private estates in Palm Springs are a dime a dozen, but this one really sticks out from the crowd. Sand Acre Estate is more old Hollywood glamour than just about any other wedding venue in town. Its Spanish architecture and green grassy lawns would be the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding with a romantic, low lit glow.
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Ace Hotel and Swim Club
Pool party central, the Palm Springs Ace Hotel and Swim Club is the local go-to for sun worshiping while listening to good DJs and sipping great cocktails. The rooms have an old-school motel vibe and the gathering spaces make it awesome for rolling with a big crew.
Colorful, eclectic and upbeat, The Parker blends luxury and character like no other hotel in town. The grounds are alive with gorgeous gardens, overgrown bougainvillea at every turn and tons of citrus trees. The rooms are totally plush and inspired. Oh, and the spa is all about that luxury experience.
Bold color blocks and an Olympic-sized pool keep The Saguaro packed with people and energy. If living a weekend of your life in Technicolor sounds like something that’d boost your creative juices and get you feeling ready to tackle whatever lies ahead, a stay here is most definitely in order.
The Holiday House*
Holiday House is a 28-room boutique hotel located in downtown Palm Springs. Originally opened in 1951, the hotel was designed by noted architect Herbert W. Burns. Today, it has been reimagined by interior designer Mark D. Sikes and the team behind Sparrows Lodge. The property features midcentury inspired elements combined with a communal atmosphere and whimsical edge. In order to create a communal environment, Holiday House does not have televisions in our rooms.