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Erica and Ted

On a lovely May day, Erica and Ted held their beautiful wedding ceremony at Skyranch Lodge overlooking Sedona and its surrounding area. We were happy to welcome them both along with their wedding guests to Poco Diablo Resort for their wedding reception in the ballroom. Working with amazing wedding vendors including StarStruck Event Planning – Coordinator, Sedona Mountain High Flowers, Sedona Sweet Arts -Wedding Cake – Patricia Vega Studio – hair and make-up and their beautiful wedding photographs shown here were captured by the talented photographers Katrina Wallace Photographers.

Northern Arizona Limousine

A Toast to the Bride and Groom

We loved the colors and elegance of the affair and everyone had a fantastic time dancing and celebrating with Ted and Erica. Tahna, owner of StarStruck, organized the day’s events assuring that their plans were going smoothly and that their timeline was followed to the T.

Tahna – StarStruck Events

Wedding Fun

Chad Trapeur, All American DJ, helped everyone enjoy the wedding with games and fun throughout the night. Chad also made sure everyone was dancing as he played a variety of music making the night truly memorable. We loved having Erica and Ted at our resort the entire weekend along with their wonderful family and friends who came from near and far. Such a great experience for all of us.

After dinner, guests enjoyed the delicious wedding cake created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts. Erica and Ted had an amazing wedding day and we were honored to be part of it. Looking forward to welcoming them back to Poco Diablo Resort very soon.

Air Guitar Fun

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Marissa and Jason's Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Marissa and Jason’s Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Sedona and Poco Diablo Resort is a great place for a destination wedding and we are lucky to have one of the best pastry artists in Northern Arizona living in nearby. Sedona Sweet Arts offers a wide range of wedding cake flavors, styles and decorations that fits the needs of every wedding couple having their wedding in Sedona. For over 20 years DonnaJoy has created amazing wedding cakes and pastries that turn out to be one of the highlights of any wedding reception. As you can see, every special effort goes into the creation of your wedding cake and the finished product is a high quality masterpiece.

Beautiful Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Beautiful Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Photo by Tangled Lilac Photography - Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Photo by Tangled Lilac Photography – Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Handmade sugar flowers and decor adds the personal touch to your wedding cake and Sedona Sweet Arts can make your ideas a reality. Looking for a delicious gluten free wedding cake, Donna Joy specializes in gluten free products and your guests will not even know the cake is gluten free. If you are looking for an exact color match for your wedding cake, Sedona Sweet Arts can make it happen. Special themes for your wedding cake is no problem and if you are looking for a unique groom’s cake, think of Sedona Sweet Arts for a creative and delicious dessert to please one and all.

Winnie and Sam's Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Winnie and Sam’s Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

We have posted a variety of amazing cakes created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts. Let her hear your plans for your wedding cake and make it a reality. Sedona Sweet Arts offers Free Delivery for all wedding cakes delivered to Poco Diablo Resort. A great perk for a wonderful product. Put your trust in Donna and Dana Varney, Sedona Sweet Arts. You will be glad you did.

Cake cutting Fee is also Included in our Wedding Packages - Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Cake cutting Fee is also Included in our Wedding Packages – Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Autumn Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Erica and Ted’s Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Beautiful Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Beautiful Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Wedding Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Wedding Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

Sedona Sweet Arts

Sedona Sweet Arts

The Amazing Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

The Amazing Wedding Cake Created by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

Hand Made Sugar Stargazer Flowers Adorned Robin and David's Wedding Cake

Hand Made Sugar Stargazer Flowers Adorned Robin and David’s Wedding Cake

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Secret Kiss - Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

Secret Kiss – Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

At Poco Diablo Resort, we enjoy offering a 10% discount off of our Signature Wedding Packages for Active Military Personnel. This is our way of thanking those who serve our country.  Having your wedding at Poco Diablo Resort is a great option for couples planning a wedding in Sedona and are looking for a reasonable venue for their special event.

Our wedding couple exiting the church with style! Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

Our wedding couple exiting the church with style! Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

Over the years, we have hosted a number of active military personnel’s wedding in addition to hosting Marriage Retreats for our Air Force and Arizona Air National Guard personnel. We enjoy supporting our troops and have always been a partner in our community. Poco Diablo Resort was the first resort in Sedona built in the 1970’s and have a long tradition of hosting families and friends celebrating weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and many other events. You can feel assured that we will work hard to make your wedding a success. Saving on your military wedding is a great perk too!

The Bridal Party on top of Cathedral Rock - Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

The Bridal Party on top of Cathedral Rock – Photo by Pamela Duffy Photo

We look forward to showing you our property and learning more about your wedding plans. Contact us with any questions you may have.

Lovely Floral Arrangement by Mountain High Flowers

Lovely Floral Arrangement by Mountain High Flowers

The Fun Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

The Fun Wedding Cake by Donna Joy, Sedona Sweet Arts

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Jeanette and Mark’s Wedding Ceremony

Everyone knows that one of the most popular months for a wedding is June, the month that derives its name from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. It was thought that couples who married in June would be blessed with prosperity and happiness as Juno was the protector of women in all aspects of life, but especially in marriage. Jeanette and Mark held their Poco Diablo Wedding on the 2nd Saturday of the month and we were so happy to be able to host their beautiful wedding at our resort. We enjoyed working with them throughout the months leading up to their wedding day and were so excited when their wedding day was here.

Jeanette and Mark’s Wedding Ceremony

Their wedding ceremony was performed by Anthony Flesch beneath our stately weeping willow tree. One of the few gazebo venues in Sedona, our resort is very popular for weddings. The golf course looked green and lush and the sky was clear and blue.

Jeanette and Mark’s Bridal Party

We enjoy sharing some of their lovely wedding photographs with you and we wish them much happiness in their years together.

Jeanette and Mark’s Reception Entrance

The adorable Baya, took part in the Wedding

Wedding Cake by Sedona Sweet Arts

 

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The first weekend in May we were honored to host the lovely wedding of Kara and John at Poco Diablo Resort. They were such a pleasure to work with and we were very excited when their wedding day was upon us. Every detail of the wedding was personally designed and planned by Kara and John and they both looked amazing. We are thrilled to post some of their spectacular wedding photographs captured by Karlee K Photography. Enjoy and think of us when planning your special Sedona wedding.

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The Grand Canyon

Many times, a Bride is looking for something different as a celebration with her bridesmaids and a private visit to the spectacular Grand Canyon is a great idea for that special treat. First Class Charter and Tours offers an amazing Sunset Tour in the Grand Canyon that is an outstanding way to experience the beauty of the Grand Canyon while celebrating your upcoming wedding with your special friends.

Riding all together in a private vehicle, you can laugh, chat and socialize together and then enjoy an amazing dinner at the El Tovar directly on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It will be a day that will be remembered by all and quite unique too.

First Class Charter and Tours

Take an exclusive private tour to one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Travel in luxury to the magnificent GRAND CANYON with an expert guide. We’ll meet you at your lodging. From there you will experience the unique riparian habitat of Oak Creek Canyon along with Ponderosa pine forest and lush meadows before arriving at the Grand Canyon.

After picking you up at your lodging, the adventure begins with the drive up Oak Creek Canyon, recognized as one of the Top Scenic Drives in America by Rand McNally. After experiencing the unique riparian habitat of Oak Creek Canyon, and reaching the top of Mogollon Rim, there will be views of picturesque Ponderosa pine forests, meadows and the San Francisco Volcanic Field before arriving at the Grand Canyon.

You’ll enjoy your first breathtaking view of the Canyon by the rustic elegance of the historic El Tovar Lodge, perched on the South Rim.  The afternoon brings vistas along the Canyon’s rim, where there is an option to walk along the Rim Trail while experiencing spectacular views. Our experienced guides will share the geology of this wonder-of-the-world and its history of many peoples. On your return journey you’ll view the Little Colorado River gorge and the magnificent Painted Desert. Dinner planned at the El Tovar Lodge and then you will journey back to Sedona.

Grand Canyon Tour (8-10 hours)

El Tovar Dining Room

$299.00 + tax per person  (2-4 guests)
$199.00 + tax per person (5-6 guests)

Highlights:

  • 8-10 hour tour
  • private or small groups
  • experienced guides
  • tailor-made experience
  • Dinner included at El Tovar Lodge
  • all park entrance fees included

First Class Charter and Tours, Northern Arizona’s exclusive tour provider serving guests of Sedona’s award-winning Resorts and Hotels for 20 years. Our tours are predominately private and we have excellent guides that are incredibly knowledgeable about the history, geology, archeology and legends of the Sedona-Verde Valley, the Grand Canyon and areas around Northern Arizona including neighboring states.

The owner, Marco Malaguti, is a world traveler and adventurer and has driven across Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Australia and parts of Asia. He feels fortunate to live in two of his favorite areas of the world, Sedona, Arizona and Ferrara, Italy.

El Tovar – The Grand Canyon

Our Concierge William Schuessler is ready to help with your plans. Give him a call at (928) 203-5941 for more information on an amazing Bridesmaids Party this summer.

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Valerie and Jason

We experienced so much excitement this past Memorial Day weekend here at Poco Diablo Resort while hosting the marvelous wedding of Valerie and Jason. The weekend started off with a fun Mexican themed rehearsal dinner on the patio. In addition to the tasty food prepared by our culinary staff, Valerie and Jason did a terrific job on the decorations and favors that were displayed throughout the event. This was a great kick off to an entertaining weekend of celebration and happiness shared by their family members and friends.

Mexican Themed Decor

The patio was immersed in bright colors and festive patterns accompanied by a variety of libations and refreshments. Games were played and accessories offered with an emphasis on their themed event. The golf course looked lovely as did the Canopy Patio and everyone had a brilliant time.

Dinner on the Canopy Patio

Their wedding took place on the following day – turning out to be a perfect Sedona day. The wedding ceremony was set up facing Elephant Rock, offering an outstanding back drop for the ceremony. Jason and Valerie were so happy as Ken Froessel performed the ceremony. Their superb wedding photographs were taken by Andrew Holman, one of our favorite photographers here in Sedona.

The lovely wedding ceremony of Valerie and Jason

Cocktails were held on the Rose Terrace while wedding portraits were captured on the golf course. Chad Trapeur, owner of All American DJ and Director of Fun, entertained the wedding guests throughout the cocktail hour. Chad had a lot of fun planned throughout the evening including the enjoyable “air guitar” playing during the party. Chad played throughout the night and folks danced up a storm. We loved the exuberance and spirit of the evening.

Valerie and Jason

An elegant plated dinner was served by the Poco Diablo banquet staff. Upgraded rental items including Chiavari chairs and charger plates enhanced the wedding reception. Soft and pastel floral centerpieces completed a remarkable finishing touch to the table decor. Brightened by the overhead lighting, our Canopy Patio looked stylish and outstanding.

First Dance: Valerie and Jason

Valerie and Jason did a great job with their wedding plans and it showed. We loved hosting their wedding and really appreciate all their hard work, making our job so much easier. We found their family and friends kind and thoughtful and we were so glad that they stayed with us over the holiday weekend. We did not want the evening to end!

Valerie and Jason

We hope to see Valerie and Jason back at our hotel each year for their wedding anniversary. They are truly our friends and are always welcome to our resort.

Valerie and Jason’s Bridal Party

 

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