Venue Pricing Options

La Mariposa Resort Venue Options & Fees

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- Initial Ceremony & Reception Fees

  • Saturday – $3,100
  • Sunday – $2,100
  • Friday – $2,700
  • Thursday – $1,700
  • Wednesday -$1,450
  • Monday – $1,450

This option includes 5 hours of event time with full use of the Garden lawn, Starlight room Grooms Room, and Bridal suite.

- Initial Reception Only

  • Saturday – $2600
  • Sunday – $1900
  • Friday – $2,300
  • Thursday – $1,400
  • Wednesday -$1,100
  • Monday – $1,100

This option includes 4 hours of event time with full use of the Garden lawn, Starlight room Grooms Room, and Bridal suite.

- Weekend Events Require

Wedding & Special Event Packages include the following:

  • Gold Chivari chairs
  • Extensive choice of table linen and napkins
  • White padded outdoor chairs for the ceremony

- The elegant La Mariposa Starlight Room Included with the above

  • 4 hours Courtesy time prior to event start
  • Gold Chivari Chairs with Padded Cushion
  • 60 inch Round Tables that can accommodate up to 10 seated
  • Your choice of assorted linens for dinner tables and napkins
  • Square or Hexagonal mirrors
  • White China
  • Glassware and Flatware
  • Padded Brown Wood Chivari Chairs available at $4.00 per person

Bridal Suite

  • 7 ft – 3 way Mirror, Make – up table with mirror, full bathroom,
  • Private Patio with Table and Chairs

Groom’s Room

  • Patio Access
  • Big Screen TV with Sports Channels

Additional Time

  • The cost to extend your event time in addition to what is included will be at $500 per hour
  • DJ’s additional time is $175 per hour

- Use of our beautiful grounds Included with the above:

  • 1 Hour Courtesy Wedding Rehearsal (scheduling based on available times)
  • Garden Gazebo surrounded by Cascading Mesquite Trees
  • White padded Garden Chairs for the Ceremony
  • Outdoor Garden Tables with Chairs
  • Raised Fire Pit with seating around it
  • White lighting strung above both outdoor patios creating the perfect ambiance

Additionally, please be aware of the following:

Event Agreement

An event agreement needs to be signed at the time of securing an event. La Mariposa’s Terms and conditions will be outlined in the agreement.


  • La Mariposa is a licensed facility, so we require all food to be provided by our location. We will only make the exception to dessert which can be brought in only through a licensed Bakery.
  • If a dessert is brought in from an outside provider a cost of $4.00 per person will be applied.
  • Due to food and health policies left-over food must be discarded and will not be sent home.


There is a $195 charge per bar which includes one bartender for 5 hours. One bartender will be provided per one hundred guests. Based on the guest count if additional bartenders are provided or if the guest count goes over 100, you will be charged an additional $195. Bars can be either inside or outside or in both locations for large events, an additional fee of $500 for the second/outside bar will be charged.


  • Ages 3-12 will get a plated child friendly meal for $20 per child
  • Children under 2 are complimentary
  • High chairs and booster seats will be provided by request at no charge.

Taxes and Service Fees

  • 3.1% Tax will be applied on the site fee
  • 8.7% Tax plus a 20% service charge will be applied to all food cost.
  • 20% service charge will be applied towards all hosted bar amounts.


A variety of tablecloths and napkins are included in food cost. The number of tablecloths is based on a guest count with a minimum of eight guests per table. Buffet linen and a cake linen are also included. All other linen is an additional fee.

Menu and Prices subject to change prior to bookings; once booked all menu items and prices will be honored at the rate when reserved.

La Maraposa Resort Venue Agreements and Policies

Thank you for selecting La Mariposa. We look forward to serving you. All reservations and arrangements are subject to management regulations, and the following terms and conditions:

Time Limit: 4 hour of rental of area for reception, and 5 hours rental for ceremony and reception. Extra time will be charged at $350 an hour. Noon access to set-up the room for evening events is not part for the allotted time.

Deposit: No tentative reservations are made. A 25% non-refundable Deposit is required at the time that reservations are made. An additional 25% deposit is due 3 months after booking. Deposits will be applied to the balance of the event.

Refunds: First deposit is non-refundable. Monies on deposit in excess of the 25% non-refundable Deposit will be refunded when cancellation is made at least 6 months or more prior to the reserved event date.

Guarantee: Your guarantee must be received by 12:00 noon, 7 working days prior to the event. When making reservations for your event, an attendance guarantee number is required. All balances are due and payable based upon the minimum guarantee number.
Balances: All balances are due and payable 1 week prior to the event.

Food: All food items (except wedding cakes) will be provided by La Mariposa. In figuring the total food and beverage price, we add 20% gratuity and 8.1% sales tax to all food and beverage items.

Flowers and Decor: La Mariposa does not supply centerpieces. Flowers are the sole responsibility of the party representative. La Mariposa will offer a florist’s service to you. No rice or any artificial flower petals are allowed outside, groups may have bubbles, or birdseed. No glitter or confetti is allowed on any tables.

Music: Volume of music must comply with City of Tucson noise ordinances.

Lost and Found items: La Mariposa is not responsible for any items left behind after an event.

Alcohol: La Mariposa is the only authorized licensee for selling or serving liquor on the premises. By law, no alcoholic beverages may be brought to the premises including the parking lot. No alcoholic beverages will be served to anyone without legal identification. La Mariposa practices a Reliable Consumption Policy and reserves the right to refuse service to anyone, and to end a reception if laws are violated.

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Our address

1501 N. Houghton Rd. Tucson, AZ 85749 

Call Us

(520) 633 7891

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Amanda - La Mariposa Event Manager

Amanda Vatthauer

Event Manager
520 633 7891

Steve Brennan

Owner/General Manager
520 250 6070

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