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Pssst - Secret Garden Now Open For Your Wedding

Pssst - Secret Garden Now Open For Your Wedding

Wedgewood Weddings, known for hosting remarkable events, announced the opening of a new event location in Phoenix, Arizona, recently. The 200-person event center marks the sixth property in Wedgewood Weddings’ Arizona portfolio. Let's tour the Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings.


200 Capacity Historic Manor and Gardens Now Open for Exceptional Events


We are committed to increasing the highest-quality event venue options in the Phoenix area as we know Arizonans seize all opportunities to celebrate and gather with friends and family. We are delighted to welcome a new event center into the mix. We now offer a historic century-old venue to complement our additional five contemporary and luxe event locations in Mesa, Goodyear, Chandler, and Gilbert. All our venues are stunning, and adding the Secret Garden now provides Phoenicians with even more choice,” said Chelsea Taylor, regional manager for the Southwest region, Wedgewood Weddings.


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Towering date palms provide ample shade for the ceremony lawn with an Old-World iron cupola and carved stone altar. 


The newest venue, Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings in the foothills of South Mountain is only five miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport and seven miles from downtown. The historic manor enjoys a key location between South Tempe and Laveen Village, making it easy to access from the 10 and 202 freeways. The Market Place at South Mountain, Blossom Hills, and Highline Groves are nearby.

Since its launch more than 35 years ago, Wedgewood Weddings has become one of the most-trusted event brands. Today, the brand is known for its selection of 45 exceptional event venues from coast-to-coast and represents the first choice for newly engaged couples. We’re proud to be known for providing the highest caliber event locations and adding our exclusive blend of customizable all-inclusive packages. Easy-wedding planning should be accessible for everyone”, said Bill Zaruka, CEO, Wedgewood Weddings.

The ‘Secret Garden’ venue name refers to the lush gardens of the manor grounds. Spanning several acres, these gardens create an escape from city living. Enjoy towering evergreen trees and a desert plantscape as a focal point for celebrations. Lovingly tended for close to 100 years, these extensive gardens offer a tropical paradise that acts as a striking backdrop for all events.


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Enjoy the historic manor grounds at Secret Garden with your guests


Dating back to 1929, the manor house and pavilion are beautiful examples of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and have been painstakingly maintained with hand-painted features. These can be enjoyed by guests in the grand ballroom, or by VIPs in the exclusive get-ready suites, ahead of a romantic event. Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings welcomes locals and travelers seeking an escape from colder climates. With a generous capacity of 200 for garden ceremonies, and the grand pavilion for gorgeous receptions, this wedding venue is ideal for couples wanting a classic, traditional, boho, or elegant occasion.

When planning an event with Wedgewood Weddings, couples can expect unparalleled service from dedicated event professionals. Obsessed by every aspect of weddings, the team vows to make each couple’s experience fuss-free and fun. Start by choosing one of four all-inclusive wedding packages and then adapt and customize to your heart’s content. By choosing Wedgewood Weddings, each couple is guaranteed to sidestep stress and save hundreds of wedding planning hours with their revolutionary approach. Clients receive a proprietary wedding guide and timeline that makes planning a love-filled event feel easy - even seating plans and invitation lists!


Available for events now, the Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings is open for free, no-obligation venue tours by appointment. Call 866.966.3009 or email to explore this celebrated manor and gardens.


Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

Your guests will be wowed by the embellished stone staircase where you'll make your grand entrance.



Offering a stunning view of the private gardens and exclusive manor and pavilion access, the Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings is the ideal location for celebrations, weddings, and all types of social gatherings. Each event is fully catered in-house. Their award-winning culinary team has created many gourmet and family-favorite options for couples to select their wedding menu based on their personal tastes. With plated, buffet, and carvery choices, weddings and events can be as formal or informal as the organizer wishes.

Wedgewood Weddings traditional buffet includes eight assorted salads, seasonal vegetables, potatoes or rice, and freshly baked bread and butter...Award-winning culinary team


The team at Wedgewood Weddings has embraced an enhanced sanitation protocol that includes face coverings for team members. Unobtrusive additional cleaning occurs during events, and discreet sanitation stations are available for guest use. As you would expect, the venue is deep cleaned between events.



A meticulously maintained century-old manor house and pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona, open seven days a week for events of all types. Available for fully open-air occasions, mix and match, or indoor celebrations within the grand pavilion. The verdant lawn centers on the majestic mesquite tree with room for seated ceremonies, dancing, and receptions surrounded by luxuriant foliage. 


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the pavilion enjoys a cathedral ceiling adorned with iron chandeliers and double French doors to bring the outside in. The adjoining courtyard boasts a cozy fireplace, high-end furnishings and Spanish revival architecture.



Wedgewood Weddings is the leading provider of professional events across America and is known for its many stunning event centers. Established in 1986, the company has successfully hosted more than 500,000 events of all sizes and styles. Customers can choose contemporary, luxe, rustic, and boho venues from coast-to-coast, each neutrally styled to suit any event theme. Committed to making events fun and easy for everyone involved, the company is recognized for its expert team of event professionals and proprietary planning process.


Many Phoenix locals are familiar with Wedgewood Weddings’ refreshing approach to special occasions through their five sister venues in the Phoenix area: Colby Falls in Gilbert, Ocotillo Oasis in Chandler, Palm Valley in Goodyear, and both Lindsay Grove and Stonebridge Manor in Mesa.


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one of the secret garden focal points is the giant mesquite tree that shades the ceremony area


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