Las Vegas attracts wedding couples from all over the world to celebrate their special day. Wedding groups come in all sizes; and the elopements, of course, take a big share. If you plan to elope and have an intimate celebration this post is for you. We put together a list of small wedding reception venues in Las Vegas that you can check out right now and save yourself time and guesswork on where to start.

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small wedding reception venues in las vegas - Canaletto

Canaletto restaurant nests at the center of St. Mark’s square and overlooks the Grand Canal at The Venetian Resort. The restaurant’s location and architecture are as remarkable as the food. Sixteen-foot ceilings rising above hardwood floors and an open-style exhibition kitchen. Five private rooms, on a second level, accommodate small groups which are perfect for an intimate wedding celebration.

small wedding reception venues in las vegas - Maggiano's


Maggiano’s private event venues can entertain up to 250 guests, depending on whether the event is “sit-down” or reception style, however, it is also a great option for small groups who are looking for an intimate setting. Maggiano’s private dining spaces in Las Vegas feature first-class amenities, food, and service.

small wedding reception in las vegas - Carmine's


Located at the Forum Shops, Carmine’s is the perfect venue for social gatherings, weddings, and more. The restaurant features 4 private dining rooms where guests may enjoy Carmine’s famous family-style Southern Italian specialties.


small wedding reception in las vegas - Hawthorn Grill

Hawthorn Grill

Hawthorn Grill in Summerlin Las Vegas features over 3,200 square feet of dedicated event space, including a private/enclosed event and reception venue with a semi-private patio that can accommodate between 16 and 50 guests for weddings, business meetings, receptions, and more.

Small Venues

small wedding reception in las vegas - Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn

The chic property boasts tranquility and luxury with its outdoor event space. This garden area consists of a decorated gazebo, a breathtaking waterfall, and a palapa roof. The hotel also offers indoor spaces, including the Desert Palm and Oasis Rooms.

small wedding reception in las vegas - MidCentury Manor

MidCentury Manor

The Midcentury Manor is the glorious historic mid-century home and former residence of the “Old Vegas” casino boss who founded Caesars Palace and Circus Circus. Inspired by the elegance of Old Las Vegas and eclectic Mid-Century Modern Style, The Manor has been recently renovated and completely re-imagined as a hideaway for exclusive events. Balancing vintage charm and modern flare, this sophisticated, chic boutique venue offers an intimate haven with stunning curb appeal, extravagant vintage decor, manicured landscaping, an expansive golf course and Stratosphere views.

small wedding reception in las vegas - The Loft

The Loft

The Loft offers 3,200 square feet of space perfect for gatherings or intimate parties. Stunning views overlooking the Las Vegas Strip and Bellagio Water Fountains make this venue absolutely irresistible for those looking to provide a wow effect at their wedding reception.

In-Suite Receptions

small wedding reception in las vegas - Red Rock Resort

Red Rock Resort

Red Rock Resort Villas, Suites, and Penthouses offer spectacular views, luxury amenities, and premium catering services. One 80 Penthouse is our favorite. Sleek black hues are punctuated by perfect pops of streamlined metallics, while two living room vignettes and two master bedrooms offer plenty of space to spread out in serenity or entertain in endless luxury.

small wedding reception in las vegas - Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay

The Four-Bedroom Presidential Suite is the ultimate in luxury and decadence. The Presidential Suite is 5610 sq ft of contemporary elegance. The suite is two stores with expansive floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unparalleled views which makes it a great small wedding reception venue in Las Vegas.

small wedding reception in las vegas - MGM Grand

MGM Grand

High above The Strip with expansive views that last for miles, this two-story Skyline Terrace Suite is a great small wedding reception venue in Las Vegas. This suite is ideal for small groups of 20-30 guests for a ceremony and cocktail reception.