Modern and Romantic Wedding at The Paseo Venue in Arizona
Alana and Tom planned a beautiful wedding at The Paseo Venue in Arizona. They held the perfect celebration of their love to be shared with friends and family from all over the world. Tom and Alana currently live in Iowa together, but after spending time in the Arizona desert, they knew it would be the perfect location for their wedding and an “in between” for their family from Australia to join them as well! They couldn’t have picked a more gorgeous location than at The Paseo Venue in Apache Junction, AZ to say their vows overlooking the Superstition Mountains and Sonoran Desert.
They rented a beautiful, big AirBnB for the week to spend time with their friends and family and it provided the perfect getting ready location the morning of the wedding. The girls were getting glammed up by the amazing team with Beyond Bridal Beauty Bar and a few friends were chilling in the pool. It was the perfect, laidback start to their day.
The Paseo offers a beautiful and modern bridal and groom suites for the couple to put their final touches on. It was super convenient as the photographer to be able to photograph Tom putting on his final touches and walking a few feet away to whether Alana was. This part of the day can be challenging for timelines and it is so seamless at The Paseo and something couples should totally consider when choosing a venue. Alana put on her classy Allure wedding dress complete with intricate beading and Tom slipped into a navy Van Heusen suit that complemented the burgundy and blush details woven throughout their decor.
They held their ceremony at The Paseo’s gorgeous ceremony site overlooking the Superstition Mountains. It was framed by an elegant floral arched designed by Lace & a Barn who also styled the incredible bouquets and outdoor seating area with the fun couches and chairs! Alana and Tom’s wedding had a modern flair with classic and elegant accents like their gold table numbers, mirrored signs, and lush greenery and florals throughout.
After the ceremony, Alana and Tom’s guests enjoyed their signature cocktails from On the Rocks Bartenders while we snuck away into the desert for wedding party and sunset couple portraits. Alana’s signature drink was a Prickly Pear margarita and Tom’s was a peanut butter porter. If you know me, you can guess I picked the margarita! :)
It was such a nice transition for Alana and Tom to grab a drink and go right out into the desert that is state owned, but The Paseo has permission to use for photos. It was the perfect backdrop to make some desert magic! I always encourage couples to make time for sunset portraits and it was so easy to do so at The Paseo while guests enjoyed drinks and games on the pavilion, Alana and Tom could soak in those “just married” feels and simply walk back to the party!
They enjoyed dinner, speeches, and a rocking party put on by Downtown Browne Productions with Stephen as their amazing DJ! If you’re looking for an incredible venue in the Phoenix area, The Paseo is the place to go and I would love to capture your big day there through images!
Gown: Allure Wedding Dress
Bridal Shop: Heart to Heart
Floral & Decor: Lace and a Barn
Caterer: Casey’s Catering
Hair and Makeup: Beyond Bridal Beauty Bar