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Following are some of our recommendations for event locations (of course they allow us to cater! ) and some of the complementary services that you might need to put the finishing touches on your special events.

Venues

Over the years we have worked with some incredible businesses at great locations …

Services

Venues Tucson Treasures

 

Chinese Cultural Center

1288 W. River Rd.

520-292-6900

www.tucsonchinese.org

250-300 inside

Large multi-purpose room that is available for all occasions. Simple room, but can be decorated for a more formal event. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

El Casino Ballroom

437 East 26th st

520-623-1865

www.elcasinoballroom.com

up to 800 inside

In the old barrio of Tucson, a landmark ball room with a huge dance floor and lots of history.

 

El Centro Culturál

40 W. Broadway

520-629-9536

100 outside

Typical turn of the century Tucson homes with Mexican and Victorian ornamentation. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Fox Theater

17 West Congress St

520-547-3040

www.foxtucsontheatre.org

1200 in the theatre/100 for reception in the

Built in 1930 as a vaudeville and silent-movie house, it was completely renovated in its original décor in the 1990's. Great for presentations and unusual events.

 

FremontHouse

151 South Granada Ave

520-622-0956

Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House is one of Tucson's oldest adobe houses, built around 1880, the house has been restored using period furniture.

 

Historic YWCA

300 E University Blvd

520-622-4700

www.thehistoricy.com

Different areas can be rented on an hourly basis. The Courtyard provides a beautiful outdoor urban setting for larger groups. You can bring your own alcohol.

 

Jewish History Museum

564 S. Stone Ave

520-670-9073

Jewishhistorymuseum@gmail.com

80 inside

Built in 1910 and restored in 2000. It was the original Temple for Tucson's Jewish community.

 

Las Candelas Halland Garden

401 E. Limberlost

520-696-9100

www.lascandelas.com

200 inside/70 in Casita/350 outside

An elegant, convenient setting hidden in the heart of Tucson with indoor and outdoor settings for all types of events. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

San Pedro Chapel

5230 E. Ft. Lowell

www.sanpedrochapel.com

100 outside/inside chapel area for ceremony

The historic Chapel is completely restored with exposed beam ceiling, rustic details, and charming artwork. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Temple of Music & Art

330 S. Scott Ave

520-884-8210 x8610

www.aztheatreco.org

600 in theatre/70 in two inside spaces/100 in Cabare

This historic venue in the heart of downtown Tucson has a theatre and three adjacent spaces overlooking a gorgeous cobbled brick courtyard.

 

Tucson Museum of Art

140 N. Main

520-624-2333

www.tucsonarts.com

1000 outside /200 inside

This contemporary Museum offers lush outdoor plazas and courtyards for larger events and an indoor reception hall for any style event. You can bring in your own alcohol

 

Z Mansion

288 N. Church Ave

520-623-4889

www.zmansion.com

250 outside

Located in the heart of historic Old Town Tucson, the 1898 "Z" Mansion offers a Victorian-era romance. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Valley of the Moon

2544 E. Allen Rd

520-323-1331

www.tucsonvalleyofthemoon.com

A true Tucson Treasure. Magical place to explore and create an event that will be one-of-a-kind.

 

Venues Rural Ranch

 

Agua Linda Farm

Amado, AZ

520-398-3218

www.agualindafarm.net

300 outside

Historic, "green", unusual: a show-stopper – green lawns, flowers, working farm blend together for a memorable evening. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Biosphere

232540 S. Biosphere Rd.

520-838-6200

www.b2science.org

60 inside/ 300+outside

Run by the UA, and designated by Time Life Books as one of the 50 must-see wonders of the world, this is a non-traditional yet accessible venue. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Cocoraque Ranch

3199 Reservation Rd

520- 405-5884

www.cocoraque.com

300 outside under ramada

A century-old, working cattle ranch on 16,000 acres of unspoiled desert terrain; the most authentic western experience Tucson has to offer. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Corona Ranch

7595 E. Snyder Rd

520-529-1457

www.coronaranch-tucson.com

250 inside/350 outside

An old guest ranch from the 1920s, recently renovated buildings are Spanish Hacienda Style with a large interior grass courtyard. You may bring in your own alcohol.

 

Hacienda Corona

Nogales, AZ

520-287-6503

www.haciendacorona.com

300 outside

Quiet, secluded garden spots, vast views across southern Arizona, large grassy expanse, protected beautiful courtyards, well-appointed rooms and casitas. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

National Forest Sites

Various locations

877-444-6777

www.reservation.govvaries

Various sites of all types within National Forests available for rent. You can usually bring in your own alcohol, and often camp on site.

 

The Hacienda

3101 N. Sabino Canyon

520-319-3180

www.sahuarogsc.org

96 inside/200 outside

Remote desert oasis close to town with views of the breathtaking Santa Catalina Mountains. No alcohol permitted.

 

Casade San Pedro

8933 Yell Lane Hereford Arizona  520-366-1300www.bedandbirds.com

Out of town, but an incredible get-away. Can house approx. 20 guests, and has a gorgeous courtyard and dining area.

 

Triangle L Ranch

Triangle L Ranch Rd.

Oracle, Arizona

520-623-6732

www.TriangleLRanch.com

80 inside/200 outside

Historic Arizona Ranch feel, out of town, but not too far. This is an incredible, truly unique Arizona setting. Cottages are available for lodging. You may bring your own alcohol.

 

Saint Ann Chapel and Ranch Tucson Country Club

520-471-4032

www.SaintAnnChapelandRanch.com

85 in chapel/400+ outside

Vast expanse of beautiful grass, mature trees and the remote feel of the lush desert right in town. The chapel has the feel of old adobe, and creates a very Tucson wedding. You can bring in your own alcohol.

 

Venues Novelty

 

Flandrau Planetarium

1601 E. University Blvd.

520-621-7827

www.flandrau.org

300 inside

Where science and society meet for a most unusual event. Exhibits are available during event.

 

MiniatureMuseum

4455 E. Camp Lowell

520-881-0606

www.theminitimemachine.org

100 inside

A great place for kids or the young at heart. A fantasy environment for a casual party. No alcohol permitted.

 

Reid Park Zoo

1100 S. Randolph Wa

y520-791-4022

www.tucsonzoo.org

Unlimited space outside

Another great place for kids or the young at heart. Grassy parks, ramadas and pavilions for many varieties of events. You can bring your own alcohol to some of the areas.

 

Venues Ballrooms and Halls

 

Arizona Historical Soc.

949 E 2nd St.

520- 628-5774

www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org

150 inside

A large ballroom in the midst of the historical museum installations chronicling the vast and storied history of Southern Arizona. You may bring your own alcohol.

 

Flamingo Ballroom

1300 N. Stone

520-770-1910

www.flamingohoteltucson.com

100 inside

Blast into Tucson's past with the newly redecorated meeting room and hotel.

 

Hellenic Center

1145 E. Fort Lowell

520-888-0505

www.stdemtucson.org400 inside

Recently renovated cultural venue celebrating Greek heritage. Simple but can be decorated for more formal events. You can bring your own alcohol.

 

Jewish Community Center

3822 E. River Road

520-299-3000

www.tucsonjcc.org

Large open rooms leave endless possibilities for decorating, dancing, and dining. Kosher food only. You can bring your own alcohol.

 

Tucson Expo Center

3750 E. Irvington

250-750-8000

www.tucsonexpocenter.com

2000/700/4000 inside

Classic Banquet and Grand Ballrooms allow for the set up of large banquets.

 

Tucson Woman’s Club

6245 E. Bellevue

520-747-9091

www.tucsonwomansclub.org

175 inside

Traditional ballroom with stage and beautiful wooden parquet floors.

 

Windmill Inn

4250 N. Campbell Ave

520-577-0007

www.windmillinns.com

Up to 300 inside

Beautiful carpeted event space with 3 types of conversions to accommodate different sizes of groups.

 

YWCA

525 N Bonita Ave.

520-884-7810

www.ywcatucson.org

250/50 inside 350 outside

State of the art multi-use facility with several areas available for rent. You can bring your own alcohol.

 

Tucson Association of Realtors

2445 N. Tucson Blvd.

520-327-4218 ext. 120

www.tucsonrealtors.org

20/100 inside

Brand new space ideal for meetings and conferences. Modern amenities and audio-visual capability.

 

Venues B&Bs and Small Residential Areas

 

El Presidio B&B

297 N. Main

520-623-6151

elpresidiobb@yahoo.com80 outside

Garden courtyards with the Old Mexico ambience of lush floral displays, fountains, and cobblestone surround four richly appointed guesthouses and suites.

 

Adobe Rose Inn

940 N. Olsen Ave.

520-318-4644

www.aroseinn.com

40 outside

Originally built in 1933, and located in the historic Sam Hughes neighborhood, the inn is surrounded by tall, thick walls and natural desert landscaping.

 

Casade Toro

702 W. Roger Rd.

520-425-3526www.casadetoro.weebly.com50 outside

Lovely residential Courtyard in Central Tucson. You can bring your own alcohol.

 

Perez House

9410 Loma Linda40 inside/100+ outside

Lovely residence in north Tucson, great venue for smaller conferences or receptions. Exquisitely furnished with many break-out areas. No alcohol permitted.

Bridal Shops

Maya Palace 520-748-0817 www.mayapalacetucson.com

Cele Peterson’s 520-323-9413 www.celepetersons.com

Laura’s Bridal 2257 E. Broadway 520-294-9199 Blancalaurasbridal@yahoo.com

 

Disc Jockeys

CE Entertainment 520-527-6262 www.ceentertainment.com

Desert DJ’s 520-327-2000 Charissa www.desertdjs.com

Kidd Squidd 520-404-4096 squidd@mysteryjukebox.com

Sister Jam Yvonne Ruiz 520-628-1306

 

Flowers

Villa Feliz 520-790-9500 www.villafelizflowerstucson.com

Elaine Taylor Fine Flowers 520-429-7191 www.elainetaylorfineflowers.com

Sav-On Flowers 520-323-7323 www.savonflowers.com

 

Event Planning

Marianne Langer 520-349-3347 www.marilang@comcast.net

Perfectly Planned by Candida 520-603-4971  www.perfectlyplannedbycandida.com

Jeri Fitzgerald Celebrations by Design 520-405-1400 www.celebrationsbydesignaz.com

 

Live Music

Cool Breeze (Latin Jazz) 520-326-4908 Homero www.mp3.com/coolbreeze

The Street Minstrels (Classical Quartet) 520-745-1732    www.streetminstrels.com

Crawdaddy-o  (Brass Band)  www.crawdaddyo.com

Steel Jam (Steel Drum Band) 520-885-8518 www.steeljam.com

Mariachi Tierra del Sol 520-623-7867 www.mariachitierradelsol.com

Descarga (Latin) 520-307-3699 Rafael rafamore@cox.net

Christine Vivona 520-293-2272 www.ChristineVivona.com

Carnivaleros 520-204-4556 www.carnivaleros.com

 

Officiants

Natasha Korshak, Minister 520-325-7275

Rev. Paul Caseman, Methodist 520-297-2062

Rev. Barbara Smith, Presbyterian 520-297-7201

Rabbi Stephanie Aaron 520-747-3882

Rabbi Sandra Wortzel 520-591-7176

Rev. Wendy Hackler 520-873-3588

Carolyn Niethammer 520-622-0252 www.ceremoniesofdistinction.com

 

Photography

Daniel Snyder Photography 520- 792-4828 www.danphotos.com

Lyn Sims Photography 520-743-8850 www.lynsims.com

Ivory Orchid Photography 520-319-1807 Kristinwww.IvoryOrchid.net

 

Rentals

Tucson Party Rentals 520-624-1415 www.tucsonpartyrentals.com

Pro-Em Party Concepts 520-750-0550 www.party-concepts.com

Party Express 520-322-9405 Orlando www.partyexpressrentals.com

 

Transportation

Avenues Transportation Valet 520-321-1230 www.avenuesvalet.com

Catalina Transportation 520-624-5466 www.catalinatransportation.com

Tucson Victorian Carriage 520-885-8808

Paradise Limousine 520-884-7605 www.paradiselimousines.net

 

Travel

Travel Broker Marie-France 520-293-9707

 

Videographers

Black Sheep Video Productions 520-760-0023 stephenywww.blacksheepvideo.com

Beyond Video 520-624-3081 Annyce www.beyondvideo.com

Soltero Productions 520-349-7753 Bobbywww.solteroproductions.com

 

Wedding Cakes

Gallery of Food 520-884-5033 Kristine www.galleryoffood.com

Village Bakehouse 520-531-0977 Paulettewww.villagebakehouse.com

 

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