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Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Rescue Pup Mom and hat lover!  I'm not too fussy about food but I'm really fussy about kindness and manners.  I teach my kids to hold the door for people,  to always say Please and Thank You and to love fiercely.  I love Tinker Bell and would love to fly over Sleeping Beauty's Castle.   Let me tell you more.  We may have some things in common.

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Best Wedding Venues Phoenix, AZ | Arizona Wedding Photographer

Stunning Outdoor Phoenix, Arizona Wedding Venue

The Venue at the Grove

Wedding arch at Venue at the Grove in December. Lovely green leaves framing the ceremony location.

Bride and Groom at wedding arch with an officiant

This stunning venue is nestled in a beautiful grove of Pecan trees in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.  It is easily one of my best picks as one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix, AZ.  The beauty  begins as soon as you enter the property.  The entrance features lovely green grass and fruit trees but that is only a sneak into what is waiting for you inside one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix, Arizona.  I’m excited to show you more.  When you’re done pop over to my website to learn more about me too Meet Donna.

Guest Book Table with welcome sign; fairy lights in backgroud

This venue features this stone clad building that serves as the entrance to the stunning Pecan groves.  The interior serves as the alternate location for both your ceremony and reception should inclement weather require a “Plan B.”

Wedding Suite and Wedding Party Room

This is the Wedding Suite for you and your Wedding Party to get ready for your big day.  The venue has done an amazing job at providing comfort, storage as well as amazing light for you and your hair and make-up team.   There is also a bathroom included in the Wedding Suite just to the left of the walk-in closet.

We don’t want to leave your Partner, Groom or additional Wedding Party out!  The Venue at the Grove provides the party with a stand alone building for getting ready.   The building has a big screen television, a roomy sectional, and a full length mirror.   Bathrooms are just across the walk, outside of this building as well.

These two getting ready areas are located a few fences and probably 100 yards away from each other.  To me, this is yet another reason why The Venue at The Grove is one of the Best Wedding Venues – Phoenix, AZ.  They have thought of so many factors when planning and staging your Wedding Party.

Stunning Outdoor Reception Area

You may want to use this area for your cocktail hour.  There are many ways for you plan your perfect day with the team at this venue.  These images give you a glimpse of the Rustic but Chic structure, the bar area and a large lawn.  You’ll see there are fun games available for your guests to enjoy as well.

The reason for this being one of the Best Wedding Venues in Phoenix, AZ

The gate you see leads from the cocktail area into the Ceremony grove.  I love everything about this area.  The trees are wrapped in fairy lights and the grove is like a special secret.  Just imagine your family & guests ready to witness your special day in this beautiful location.  And…this is why I believe this to be one of the Best Wedding Venues in Phoenix, AZ.  The Venue at the Grove.                                                   Wedding dress hung on the decorative gate at the Venue.


Sweetheart Table with "Mr" & "Mrs" signs for bride and groom.

Courtyard reception area with decorated tables at Venue at the Grove

Indoor Option for Rainy Weather

The Coordinators at the Venue have you covered for everything from “Plan A” to “Plan D.”  I have a soft spot for Karley. Ask for her here.

You won’t be disappointed.  I’d love the opportunity to be your Wedding Photographer and I’d be happy to join you on your tour as well.

And now you see why this is one of the Best Wedding Venues in Phoenix, AZ.

If you’d like to chat about your upcoming Wedding, I’d love that too!  Send me your contact info here and I’ll call you asap!