Wedding Destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wedding Romance Awaits at Buffalo Thunder

Luxurious & Romantic


Your wedding is the most important day of your life. Let Buffalo Thunder Resort help make it spectacular. You have at your fingertips a whimsical wedding chapel, ballroom space from the cozy to the extravagant, a full-service spa for prepping and relaxing, and dedicated planners to help you organize everything. Plan your special Santa Fe, New Mexico Wedding at Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder. A lifetime of memories should begin with the greatest one of all.

From the bachelorette party to the honeymoon

and everything in between

One of a Kind Experience

Our banquet and catering team is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to the most discerning clientele. From a five-course dinner in a private dining room to an elaborate ballroom gala, we specialize in creating events that you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. The most inclusive of all resorts in New Mexico, Buffalo Thunder delivers the largest variety of venues and options that can be customized to any discriminating taste. We have the most years of combined experience of any property in New Mexico, backed by the largest hospitality name in the industry.

We Offer

  • Romantic Spanish Mission Wedding Chapel
  • Pristine Southwestern Landscapes Set Against the Majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Award Winning World Renowned Cuisine
  • Custom Menus and Consultations
  • Banquet and Catering Experts to Assist in Planning
  • Collaborative Network of Wedding Professionals
  • Multiple Venues with Indoor and Garden Settings
  • World Class Spa and Salon Facilities
  • Golf Packages and Bridal Party Receptions
  • Exclusive Private Offsite Venue
  • Commitment Ceremonies
  • Traditional and Themed Weddings

Please take a moment to look through our wedding options:

La Mesita

Beyond the walls of Buffalo Thunder lies an exclusive opportunity never before offered to the public. La Mesita is a 139-acre private estate nestled in a lush river valley, with eight private adobe residences designed by legendary architect John Gaw Meem. This equine property includes romantic pond vignettes with arching cottonwood trees and breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo, Jemez and Barranca Mountains. Idyllic colonnades and intimate water features provide the most memorable wedding location in the Southwest.

Commitment Ceremonies

Buffalo Thunder embraces diversity, which includes marriage equality. We strive to inspire others through our dedicated service and actions, providing full-service event planning, resources and information networking to same-sex couples who seek to affirm their life-long commitments to each other through commitment ceremonies, civil unions, domestic partnerships, civil marriage and other alternative weddings. We treat our guests with dignity and respect and commit ourselves to lead the standard of change toward equal rights for the LGBT community.

To inquire about weddings and commitment ceremonies, please contact Denisse Loya at 505-819-2023 or by e-mail at


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