Wedding Policies and Procedures

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Site Fees

The Event Lawn is available for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The site fee is dependent upon the specific date of your wedding. Please contact the Catering Department for details.

The site fee includes the Event Lawn for the ceremony and the dinner reception, the Upper Terrace and Wine Bar for the cocktail reception, white garden padded chairs, sound system for the ceremony officiant, ceremony rehearsal, use of the grounds for photos, tables with white linens and napkins, dance floor, table numbers, cocktail rounds, cake table, gift table, seating card table, china, silver and glassware, set-up and breakdown and honeymoon accommodations with early check in for bridal party to prepare.

The Sonoran View Room is available for small gatherings of less than 50 people. Contact the catering department for more information.

Wedding Coordinator

Alchemy at CopperWynd requires a Wedding Coordinator present to ensure prompt and timely execution for your wedding day. Our onsite Wedding Coordinator’s fee is dependent upon date and guest count. The fee will include 10 hours of pre-wedding planning, rehearsal and wedding day coordination. A timeline will be set up for the day and the vendors will all be contacted one week prior to the wedding day.

Cost Estimate

For budgeting purpose, the average pricing for an evening reception starts around $100 per person for food and beverage, exclusive of service charge and sales tax. For a complete cost estimate for your wedding contact the Catering Department.

Food and Beverage Minimums

The Food and Beverage Minimum is dependent upon the specific date of your wedding. Please contact the Catering Department for requirements. Bartender fee, site fee, service charge and sales tax are not included in the Food and Beverage Minimum.

Service Charge and Sales Tax

All food and beverage items are subject to a 22% service charge and current applicable sales tax.


It is necessary that the Catering Department be informed of the exact number of people who will attend your special event 10 business day prior to your wedding. This number will be a guaranteed minimum, not subject to reduction and charges will be made accordingly.

If a guarantee is not given to Catering Department 10 days prior to the event, the number on the event order will become the guarantee.


A non-refundable deposit of equal to the site-fee is due with a signed contract to reserve your date. The remaining deposits will be scheduled at time of contract. Payment can be made in cash, cashier check or by credit card. Personal checks can only be accepted for deposits, not for final payment. Full payment of the estimated balance and the final count is due no later than 10 business days before your wedding. A credit card must be on file to guarantee any additional charges incurred that have not been covered on the cost estimate.


All food and beverage is to be purchased through Alchemy, which is to be consumed during the event and is not permitted to be removed. Menu pricing is guaranteed ninety days prior to your event.

Serving of Alcoholic Beverages

Our legal responsibility requires that proof of age be able to be produced of anyone who appears to be under the age of 30. We highly recommend all guest that fall into the above category bring a form of valid identification on the day of your wedding. Without proper identification, we would be in a situation of not being able to serve the guest.


Live bands and DJs are welcome to use our Event Lawn for ceremony and reception music. Please note noise ordinances require music to conclude at 10:00pm. Please inquire with the catering department for after hours options.


Complimentary self-parking is available for your guests. Should you choose to have valet services and an additional fee will be assessed.

Resort Guestrooms

We are delighted to offer preferred group room rates for your guests. Preferred group rates require a signed contract with the sales department for five or more guestrooms.

The Spa

The exclusivity and elegance of our spa provides an array of European-inspired therapies for your indulgence, featuring natural skin and body treatments, relaxing and rejuvenating signature massage treatments, manicures and pedicures. CopperWynd is happy to customize special Spa Packages for Brides and Bridal Parties. Please contact the Spa 480-522-1041. Ask about our spa tasting; perfect for bridal showers or a bridesmaid appreciation lunch.