Over the years, our enchanting hotel has hosted all manner of nuptials: day and night, simple and extravagant ceremonies, eloping couples and buyout destination weddings with hot air ballooning…We like to think of ourselves as more than a hotel, restaurant or wedding venue. With a little Avalon levity and coordination behind the scenes, we are here at every step so you can be present at your own occasion. Navigating decisions, we are your trusted advisors and your biggest fans.
Olive tree topiaries and blooming citrus frame the intimate Regency Courtyard. Entertain up to 90 guests for welcome brunches (and farewells alike) at our petite formal garden (40’ L x 30’ W). Bask in the raw, natural glamour of San Jacinto mountain views and all the design comforts of a 35-square-foot cabana with raised platform.
Accommodates up to 90 seated guests and 170 guests theater style.
Our secluded and charming, Regency Pool provides a sublime setting for any small soiree. Designed for privacy, this chicly cloistered poolside location is ideal for intimate cocktail receptions and small gatherings. Enjoy expertly curated cuisine from our chef-driven Chi Chi menu while taking in the natural beauty and iconic glamour of this classic Palm Springs destination. From the rich history to the hidden courtyard setting, it is a special retreat to share with friends and family.
Accommodates up to 100 standing guests
The picturesque Presidio Pool, featured on the cover of Conde Nast Traveler, is a true Palm Springs icon. Flanked by a string of dramatic cabanas and towering ficus hedges, Presidio Pool is ideal for larger standing receptions. Gather up to 170 poolside with friends and family to imbibe in high style, under the stars. Our chefs finely pair custom cocktails for an unforgettable culinary cocktail hour.
Accommodates up to 170 standing guests
The pristinely groomed lawn of our Presidio Courtyard add ambiance to outdoor meetings, team building, and al fresco dining. Enchanting up to 170 guests with its uplit towering trees lining the secluded garden and fitted with outdoor speakers, it’s a natural post-retreat for a flowing reception with stations and roaming bites. This spacious lawn leads directly into our Presidio Ballroom, allowing for seamless transition between events.
Accommodates up to 170 guests
With its sparkling chandeliers and dramatic courtyard entrance, the Presidio Ballroom is every inch the spirited and sophisticated locale. The ballroom itself can accommodate a sizable dance floor and up to 120 seated guests in generous dining room configurations. For seamless transitions, french doors lead from the petite patio onto the private Presidio Courtyard. Partitioned into two separate spaces–Presidio North and Presidio South–Presidio offers dimmable lighting, 2 drop screens, background music system and full-length windows for natural light.
Accommodates up to 120 seated guests
One of the most unexpected outdoor event spaces of our resort, the Estrella Courtyard and Cabanas are discreetly nested within Estrella Spa’s bougainvillea-laced gardens. It’s ideal for welcome receptions, bridal parties and rehearsal dinners with up to 80 guests and 40 for private dinners. The Spa Courtyard captures dramatic mountain views and its own expansive open-sky feel with grassy expanse, a patio and meandering walkways, 3 sumptuous daybeds, and bubbling hot tub. The Cabanas can be enclosed for beautiful event spaces.
Accommodates up to 80 guests or 40 seated guests
What could be more distinctly Palm Springs than a poolside soirée or donning a bathing suit for farewell tequila tastings? That’s what the Chi Chi cabana is all about. The Chi Chi Cabana provides a shady dining area with fans, heaters and music adjacent to our main pool. Guests can mingle or duck into the intimate cabana setting. Our chef will tailor cut a fresh menu for up to 22 guests.
Accommodates up to 22 seated guests
As fun to be in as to look at, Chi Chi patio is mimosa-ready for private dinners and the morning recap over a generous brunch spread. Accommodating up to 25 guests, the air conditioned and covered indoor/outdoor space is artful and spirited, punctuated by Chi Chi’s bright, chef-driven fare.
Accommodates up to 25 guests
"The grounds are stunning and our wedding was truly out of a fairy tale."
"My wedding was super intimate with 50 people and the Avalon made all might guests feel special. The service with EVERY staff is AMAZING. The food is my goodness, DELICIOUS."
Everything was absolutely perfect! If something went wrong I had no idea , the staff were super helpful and the head of events, was incredible and with us every step of the process.
We don’t have a set recipe for the perfect meeting or event. Instead, we help you curate a dining experience that is fully yours and delicious to the last bite. Every culinary aspect can be customized. No dietary hurdle too high. To simplify, we have broken down options into bite-size pieces that can be mixed, matched, added and subtracted until everything is just right.
Some events are worlds unto themselves. So why interrupt the energy? For a sustained immersion in the mood you create, a full buyout of our property offers guests that intimate feel. Avalon hotel becomes your own private Palm Springs estate with 67 guest rooms, studios, suites and bungalows, plus three secluded pools, a spa and locally sourced fare. The dedicated attention of our team at all hours means a truly personalized experience of this destination retreat. For weddings that wow, contact us for additional details.
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Inspired? Submit a request for proposal. Our events team is right here. Simply share your preliminary details and the beginnings–or scrap-filled binder–of your vision. We’ll respond promptly with answers and options.