Top Venues For A Fall Wedding In Las Vegas

September 2, 2014 5:00 AM

There is no better time of the year to be outdoors in Las Vegas than in the fall. The heat of the summer gives way to temperate days and crisp nights. If you’re planning an outdoor wedding, Las Vegas has a number of venues that can accommodate both ceremonies and receptions outside. From a lakeside ceremony to a rooftop reception, one of these local venues may be the ideal location for the fall wedding of your dreams.
Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd. 
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 822-7700
www.springspreserve.org

The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre national historic site that features botanical gardens, trails, wetlands and wildlife exhibits. Opened in 2007, its beautiful backdrops soon became a favorite destination for weddings of all sizes. The Springs Preserve can accommodate everything from the ceremony to the reception and has on-site catering. Ceremony packages start at $650 and the venue’s wedding planner will help you coordinate the fall wedding of your dreams. 

A Secret Garden
9001 Dean Martin Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89139
(702) 318-1484
www.asecretgardenwedding.com

Tucked away in rural southwest Las Vegas, A Secret Garden is a wedding oasis in the desert. Formerly a racquet club, the expansive property includes outdoor gardens, a 7,700-square-foot pavilion and twinkle-lighted trees. A Secret Garden only permits one wedding per day, giving the utmost time and attention to your wedding. The venue has a host of in-house vendors including catering, photography, florists and bakers. Guests are also welcome to bring in outside vendors. A Secret Garden also has a list of special extras that includes a classic car collection, horse and carriage and photo booth.

The Platinum Hotel 
211 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
(702) 365-5000
www.theplatinumhotel.com

The non-gaming Platinum Hotel is one of the only places in Las Vegas where you can have a rooftop wedding. The 17th floor rooftop terrace can easily accommodate up to 80 people for both a ceremony and a reception. Say your “I do’s” at sunset and then dance the night away with the vibrant Las Vegas Strip in the background. The Platinum offers everything from flowers to catering with indoor spaces also available for the ceremony and reception.

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The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
101 Montelago Blvd. 
Henderson, NV 89011
(702) 567-6000
www.westinlakelasvegas.com

Sitting at the edge of Lake Las Vegas, The Westin is a scenic and elegant location for the perfect outdoor wedding. Ceremonies can be performed at the Lotus Court overlooking the lake or in the Andalusion Garden. Couples can choose from catering menus that include items like a seafood shaken martini bar and grilled cheese lollipops. The Westin will take care of every detail, even offering a pre-ceremony meal for the bride and groom. 

Anthem Country Club
1 Club Side Drive 
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 614-5000
www.anthemcc.com

For a wedding featuring the best views Las Vegas has to offer, try Anthem Country Club in Henderson. The private golf club sits at the top of the Anthem Golf Course, with 360-degree views of the valley. The clubhouse can accommodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 150 guests with full-service catering on-site. After the ceremony, the bride and groom can take advantage of the golf course scenery to create photographic memories.

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Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Christa has been a Las Vegas resident for more than 20 years. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.