Weddings in Santa Fe

By Eileen Richardson

What more romantic place than Santa Fe the “Dancing Ground of the Sun” to have a wedding. This place that has been such spiritual and creative inspiration for so many, and is a perfect place for the spiritual and creative inspiration that is marriage.

There are a number of locations to have the ceremony done that are nontraditional, but the minister/priest/celebrationist must be willing to go there.

Wedding Ministers and Officiants
Reverend Naomi Fiske of Unique Unions promises a Love and Joy filled occasion. You are invited to involve yourselves more intensely and choose a blend of rituals from both traditional and non-traditional spiritual and religious paths. The details, such as music, location, readings and wedding vows can be enhanced and altered to reflect the bride and groom perfectly.

Naomi does renewals as well.
505 757-6257 or 505 660-7174 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Reverend Daniel Dangaran (Independent Catholic Priest) He goes by Daniel if you like. He was a Jesuit priest in a former life who is very intuitive and will make his services as unique as you are as a couple. 505 473 9848

Rev Bruce Richard Byers and his wife Mary Lynn Olson Byers are a couple who take the non-denominational approach allowing them to work with couples of all faiths, creeds and beliefs and genders. Their Only requirement is that you love your partner. 505 328 7397 www.lifesmomentsnm.com

Wedding Locations

Eaves Movie Ranch is a movie set where movies such as Silverado, Cheyenne Social Club, and Billy Jack have been made. Now for you it can be a western scene Wedding! www.eavesmovieranch.com

Loretto Chapel is where you can celebrate your special day in the chapel of miracles. Our Lady of Light (Loretto) is patterned after Sainte-Chappelle in Paris. This Chapel is known for the mysterious staircase and is open as a museum. 505-982-0092  www.lorettochapel.com

Wedding Packages

Fairytale Weddings provides 10 unique locations from a mountain shrine to a storybook chapel, to a beautiful estate in downtown Santa Fe. They can also provide flowers, officiate, transportation and probably anything else you need. 505-438-7116 www.santafewedding.com

Borrowed and Blue is a national complete wedding service business who pride themselves in offering unique Santa Fe and the New Mexico options. www.borrowedandblue.com

The Knot is a national service that has locations unique to each area. The Santa Fe offerings are quite unique and should be checked out. www.theknot.com/marketplace/wedding-reception-venues-santa-fe-nm

Honeymoon Suites

Inn of the Anasazi This small, luxurious hotel is loaded with ambiance. This Inn is steps away from Santa Fe's historic Plaza, and prides itself on giving personalized service to its guests. With just 59 rooms, the Inn's atmosphere is much like that of an elegant home. It has been honored with a number of awards, and was named the #1 boutique city hotel in North America by Departures, the magazine of American Express. 505 988 3030.

Inn at Loretto is located one block from the Historic Santa Fe Plaza, amid the Enchanted Vistas of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. A Resort of Soulful Elegance in the Very Heart of Santa Fe, a Gentle Stroll to the City’s famed. Galleries, Museums and Artist Row.The Spa at Loretto features a full line of services to heal and relax you. It’s all designed to immerse you in the natural healing powers of Santa Fe. Discover an extensive menu of Santa Fe day spa treatments designed to reflect the five elements of earth, air, fire, water and spirit. 505.984.7997.

Sunrise Springs Spa and Resort is nestled in quiet La Cienega, just 20 minutes from Santa Fe. Accommodations include 20 spacious casitas with local artisan touches, each with a gas fireplace and private courtyard. There are also 32 resort-style guest rooms overlooking the sacred Medicine Wheel. The Spa Overlooks the serene, natural spring-fed pond the nurturing sanctuary of the Spa fuses the rejuvenating and restorative services of a wellness spa with the best of Eastern and Western therapies. 877 977 8212.

Inn on the Alameda is a romantic hotel only a half-block away from Canyon Road and a short walk to the Plaza. 888.984.2121.

Inn of the Five Graces is said to be a magical and mystical hotel to unwind and relax and bond with your new spouse 866.992.0957.

La Fonda on the Plaza is an original hotel of the early days on the Plaza. This historical location was one of the Harvey House railroad hotels. 800-523-5002.

Start your joyous adventure together with a wedding and honeymoon in Santa Fe. The City Different, Romantic, and Enticing.