Joshua Tree Weddings

Thunderbird Lodge Retreat has hosted several unforgettable Joshua Tree weddings over the years. If you’re looking for a breathtaking natural setting for your wedding, you’ve come to the right place. We offer a romantic wedding venue that will leave lasting memories, without break the bank.

Our private property is the ideal location for intimate weddings, vow renewals and elopements. We’re perfect for:

  • Adventurous couples
  • Creative couples
  • Minimalist couples
  • Artistic souls
  • Nature lovers
  • Shabby chic bride
  • Bohemian bride
  • Vintage bride
  • DIY bride
  • Free spirits

Joshua Tree Wedding Venue  

For the bride and groom who are looking for something different, look no further than this picturesque setting with effortless  charisma and natural elegance. There’s no place more unique to celebrate your union. Thunderbird Lodge Retreat offers a magical ambiance for your wedding that you and your guests will never forget.

Here’s what you can expect when you host your nuptials with us:

  • Affordable destination wedding venue for any size – An intimate setting for both indoor and outdoor events.
  • Acres of secluded property – Your guests will enjoy utmost privacy, tranquility and one-of-a-kind décor with unmatched charm.
  • Majestic mountain and High Desert views – Get the best natural aesthetic for your wedding photos. Wake up with golden sunrises, exchange your vows under a sultry sunset and gaze into clear, dark nighttime skies studded with millions of stars. The best wedding weather in Joshua Tree is in the Spring and Fall.


My daughter celebrated her wedding at Thunderbird Lodge Retreat. What a magical, beautiful place, and Lori and her employees who helped make it an event of a lifetime were even more so.

–   Denise Reed Krebs (July, 2017)

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Wedding Vendors

Need some extra help to bring your celebration to life? We’re happy to provide vendor recommendations for your special day.

  • Event Planners
  • Officiants
  • Catering
  • Servers
  • Tables/Seating
  • AV Equipment

Joshua Tree Lodging

We make your destination wedding easy. Your guests can enjoy their stay before and after your wedding in one of our six cozy cabins, each of which can sleep 4-6+ people.

  • Full cabin amenities
  • Secluded and serene atmosphere
  • Pet-friendly
  • Most cabins feature Wi-Fi
  • Close proximity to Joshua Tree National Park
  • Enjoy bouldering, hiking, rock climbing, camping, glamping and more