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Dreaming up your wedding and reception vision? Let us help! 

The space at Carriage House for wedding receptions downtown is amongst the most inviting and flexible in Tucson. If you are looking to create a vintage, unique, urban or completely original vibe for your wedding, check out our galleries or schedule a visit. The combination of authentic brick textures, clean white walls, rich wood floors along with metals and clean light make this a picture perfect spot.

To get your mind and imagination stirred up, here are a collection of resources that work well for our space – and are available to discuss with your event planning specialist. Be inspired!

Inspiration for you! Downtown Tucson, vintage style, private home, urban location wedding ideas.

Our Carriage House Wedding Pinterest Board has great inspiration for weddings in our reception space.

Our Carriage House Wedding Pinterest Board has great inspiration for weddings in our reception space.

Botanical arrangements, lighting, wedding themes and more!

 

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Hip, Modern + Minimal Tucson Desert Wedding

Hip, Modern + Minimal Tucson Desert Wedding

View this gorgeous photo journal by Green Wedding Shoes. We loved the whole vibe, color palette and natural textures that reflect the unique Tucson beauty. This type of style goes perfectly with a Carriage House wedding!

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Emily + David have been together for nine years; they met through the Tucson music scene and their relationship has only grown since then… Around fashion, music, and their home: the desert. Inspired by those three things, they wanted to keep their wedding simple, natural and THEM. Emily owns an online based women’s shop — Fine Life Co., so she has a keen eye for details + decor, and has found that keeping things clean + simple is everything.

Right after David proposed last year (in one of their favorite cities, San Francisco), she got right to work planning the big day. She asked her friend, Brittany of Best Buds Botanical to create the most gorgeous florals; utilizing natural greens, air plants, wild florals and simple pops of color, she did just that. Letting the historic area of Tucson shine, along with their venue of Borderlands, E + D really nailed the whole simple, modern + hip wedding — which was so them.

Let’s take a look at all the gorgeous captures by Vienna Glenn Photography!

 

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12 Vintage Wedding Traditions That Should Have Never Gone Out of Style

12 Vintage Wedding Traditions That Should Have Never Gone Out of Style

Botanical arrangements, lighting, wedding themes and more!

Every time a trendy new wedding idea goes viral online (ahem, geode cakes and donut walls), we can’t help but feel nostalgic for simpler times. These wedding traditions have slowly been disappearing over the years, but we’d love to bring them all back.

 

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Reasons Getting Married in Tucson is Amazing (and award-winning)

MOST INFLUENTIAL MAN & BEST WEDDING VENUE (12 APR 2018)

 

Most Influential Man in Tucson: Chef Janos Wilder Chef Janos Wilder is a culinary trendsetter and winner of the prestigious James Beard Award.

Wilder is known for his love of local ingredients, and his eventual journey to the Sonoran Desert led him to utilize regional foods, like prickly pear cactus and mesquite flour in his dishes.

Currently, Wilder is the chef at Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails and The Carriage House in central Tucson, where he connects the unique flavor of his cooking with the hard work of local farmers and growers.

Best Wedding Venue:

TIE between Carriage House, & Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
Tucson Named One of the Best Places to Get Married

Tucson Named One of the Best Places to Get Married

We think it should be No. 1, but Wallethub recently named Tucson the 14th best place to get married in the country.

Not too shabby, since there were more than 180 cities in the study which compared things like cost-effectiveness, convenience and enjoyment.

Tucson outranked Phoenix, which came in 27th. #sorrynotsorry

The Old Pueblo also ranked 14th in cost and 12th in activities and attractions.

Here’s how Tucson ranked in other categories. (Keep in mind the following scale: 1 is best and 91 is average.)

81st – Wedding chapels and churches per capita

47th – Bridal shops per capita

42nd – Flower shops per capita

60th –Check out the full study here.

 

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Reservations or Inquiries

Contact Megan@DowntownKitchen.com or call 520-615-6100 ext 1 for Reservations. To submit your questions online, click the button below to send us details regarding your event.

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Sample Menus

We create custom dishes for your special occasion, or you can select from our verified favorites. Click to view the yummy descriptions.

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Vendor List

Selecting the right team for your event is important to us as well. We’ve put together our preferred vendor list for your consideration.

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