Weddings at Forest Highlands
Forest Highlands is a full, four-season wedding destination and each season is as beautiful as the next!
Our backdrops include towering pine trees, colorful landscapes, snowy winters, and panoramic views of the San Francisco Peaks.
An Exclusive Club Experience
Our venue includes a team of experienced, professional service staff, and a friendly, flexible catering team to assist you with facilitating every detail of your special day.
Your guests will enjoy warm hospitality as our staff is welcoming and attentive as they strive to create special and memorable experiences.
We have several gorgeous outdoor locations to choose from. Our elegant Canyon reception room has floor to ceiling windows and a large wrap around patio with furniture and ceiling heaters so in the case of inclement weather guests can still enjoy being outside.
Our venues have the capacity to accommodate your guests in a relaxed cocktail environment, or in a stunning sit-down spread. Included in the various packages are experienced, professional service staff, personalized reception menus, and a friendly, flexible team to assist you with guiding your way to the perfect day.
We are proud to offer the services of our very talented and celebrated culinary team. We offer exciting, modern cuisine which entertains the eyes and taste buds with entrée selections that are truly unique and creative. We will be happy to discuss your favorites and customize your wedding menu to suit your personal tastes. We also have a talented pastry department that can create a beautiful wedding cake based on your desired design, or create an entire dessert table of assorted treats.
Meet Our Celebrity Chef – Eddie Matney
Preparing your wedding entree is none other than Phoenix’s own Eddie Matney, former owner of Eddie’s House in Old Town Scottsdale. Along with being dubbed the “Number One Chef in the Valley” for five consecutive years by Phoenix Magazine, he has been celebrated for his unique culinary style in a number of prestigious publications including Food and Wine, USA Today, Bon Appetit, Food Arts, Nation’s Restaurant News, and Money Magazine. He was featured on two nationally televised cooking shows, “Bite This with Nadia G” and “Guy’s Grocery Games” with Guy Fieri, where he competed with and beat three other chefs in a cooking showdown. One of the biggest personalities in town and affectionately known as “the most colorful chef” in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, Chef Eddie has represented the Arizona Cardinals at the prestigious “Taste of the NFL” event for over eight years. He also found time to co-author Heartfelt Cuisine, which is a quick and easy heart-healthy comfort food cookbook.
Chef Eddie and his dynamic culinary team have a colorful and innovative approach to the preparation and presentation of wedding food. Your guests will enjoy beautiful plated, mouthwatering, creative selections, always made with the freshest ingredients.
We are still on cloud nine from our amazing day! Thank you again.
“We cannot express how grateful we are to have you help us on our special day. You have gone above and beyond for us to make our day perfect and we cannot thank you enough!
“I can’t thank you enough for what you did for us. You and FH were absolutely wonderful to work with!”
“Thank you and the Forest Highlands staff for all your efforts in making Courtney and Kevin’s wedding celebration a beautiful success. It was such a magical day. And one we will treasure forever. It was so perfect. !! Despite the weather. I thought it was absolutely beautiful and the food was all fantastic. Everyone raved about it.”
“Many thanks for a flawless and stress-free wedding day and evening! Your team did a remarkable job attending to everything and dealing with any last-minute issues. We are so grateful that the kids had their wedding up here at Forest Highlands!”
“I wanted to personally thank you for everything. The staff at Forest Highlands were INCREDIBLE! Every single person was absolutely amazing. I can’t express to you enough how happy I am that we chose Forest Highlands as our venue. I want to get married all over again just so I can spend another day there! Everyone was complimenting the service, the food, the drinks, and of course the beautiful venue itself. Thank you so much for making our special day absolutely perfect.”
“Thank you so much for being so helpful in the coordination of our wedding! Absolutely everything turned out perfectly. We have received so many compliments on the venue, the staff, and especially the food! You and your team knocked it out of the park! It was such a pleasure working together, thanks for making our day so special!”
“Alex and I just wanted to say thank you so much for everything! You and your team went above and beyond and we had a great wedding! You guys rock!”
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to be a member or sponsored by a member to have an event at Forest Highlands?
Can I bring in my own food and alcohol?
I want my wedding all outdoors but realize the weather in Flagstaff is unpredictable and I want my guests to be comfortable. Suggestions?
Can I have all of my event outside?
Are there hotels close to your venue?
Do you have shuttles to take guests back to their hotel after the reception?
Yes! We offer a complimentary shuttle service.
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We are currently booking for 2023-2024. Contact us today to request a Wedding Portfolio or to schedule a tour. We look forward to helping you plan your special day!
Flagstaff is conveniently located along I-40 and I-17 in the northern part of Arizona. Out-of-town guests can take advantage of the many hotels in close proximity to the venue. Flagstaff is one hour from the Grand Canyon and 30 minutes from Sedona, or if guests want a more local experience Forest Highlands is located minutes away from historic and vibrant downtown Flagstaff where they can enjoy unique shops, local breweries, and thriving art community.
Your guests will love spending time in this wonderful city and the stunning pine forest that Forest Highlands calls home.