Elopements and small, or micro weddings are becoming more popular every year. Opting for an intimate event can save you time and ease the stress of orchestrating your special day. Most importantly, simplifying allows you and your betrothed to focus on the most important aspect of your wedding: each other. Whether you’re looking for an elegant spot to elope, or need a festive space to celebrate with your closest family and friends, Inn of the Turquoise Bear is the perfect destination to say “I do!” Keep reading to learn more about this romantic venue for intimate weddings and elopements in Santa Fe, NM.

A smiling couple embracing on their wedding day.

Our Property

Our historic adobe estate has been carefully restored to its full glory, and the classic Southwestern architecture will add a memorable and unique flair to your wedding day. We offer a variety of ceremony locations on-site for you and your partner to choose from. Declare your commitment in our lush terraced gardens beneath the ever-present Santa Fe sunshine. You can also opt for a cozy vow exchange beside the wood-burning kiva fireplace inside. In the early evening, celebrate with a twilight reception against the breathtaking backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Our Staff

Whether you’re seeking a traditional religious ceremony or a heart-felt vow exchange, our on-site officiant will work with you to create a beautiful custom ceremony. While preparing for your celebration and honeymoon, our concierge will be available to assist you every step of the way. Sit back and relax while we take care of your dining reservations, activity planning, and itinerary.

Our Packages

Elopements at Inn of the Turquoise Bear are perfect for couples planning to recite their vows with one or two witnesses in tow. Wedding packages include everything from bridal bouquets to petite wedding cakes or even a sparkling cider reception. These ceremonies are also an excellent choice for married couples seeking a romantic vow renewal. Elopements require a two-night minimum stay.

If you’re planning a celebration with your closest loved ones, consider booking all 9 guest rooms for an intimate wedding. Our estate can house up to 20 guests, and your party will have access to all of our on-site amenities. You and your guests can wake up to a gourmet breakfast every morning, relax together beside our authentic Kiva fireplaces, and discover endless entertainment around the corner in downtown Santa Fe. Intimate Weddings require a whole house rental, as well as a three-night minimum stay.

If you’re interested in a property tour, or you’re ready to start planning your ceremony, call us at (505) 983-0798. We can’t wait to customize a fairy tale beginning to your happily ever after with our intimate weddings elopements at Inn of the Turquoise Bear.