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Weddings & Related Events

Photos of a wedding ceremony on the Ironwood Terraces Photo of a bride and groom kissing with the desert in the background
Photos by: Jay and Jess Photography

Celebrate your wedding at an iconic Tucson venue surrounded by friends, family, and the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert! Realize your vision with the help of the dedicated event staff, and ensure an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for you and your guests.

The Museum offers two stunning outdoor ceremony sites and three unique reception spaces. Choose from a shaded desert oasis, picturesque patios, an intimate dining room, or a reception hall with breathtaking panoramic views. Invite some animal guests to cocktail hour, dine on elegant Southwestern-inspired cuisine, and dance the night away under the stars!

The Museum’s event venues are also available for rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, bridal showers, and other wedding-related events.

Photo of a ringtail with bride and groom during a desert experience Photo by: Casanova Creations
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“The Desert Museum and all of the staff … were more than helpful and ensured that our Closing Ceremony event was spectacular. The Desert Museum is clearly the perfect setting for any spring event in Tucson!”
-Jeremy L.