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Indian Wedding Palm Springs: The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

{About Indian Weddings at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa}

Get married in a mountain desert oasis in sunny California. The Westin Mission Hills features over 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor venue space. If you’d like to have a sangeet or reception under the stars, the Westin Mission Hills is your venue.

Many Indian weddings are pseudo family and friend reunions as well. At this resort, yuu and your guests will feel like you’ve made a true escape from hustle and bustle. Your family and friends can gather in-between wedding events at the resorts 3 themed swimming pools and restaurants with panoramic views of the San Jacinto Mountains.

The Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California, which is in the famous Palm Springs area.

{Location & Airport Info}

  • Located in Rancho Mirage, California
  • Approximately 6 miles southeast of Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). This is a small airport with limited airlines and flights.
  • Approximately 130 miles east of Los Angeles International Airport
  • The Westin Mission Hills provides tables, standard banquet chairs, linens, china, flatware, glassware, stage, dance floor, servers, staff, stage, and more.

{General Indian Wedding Venue Features}

  • Hospitality Room Available? Yes
  • Special Room Rates? Yes
  • Scroll down for more: Sikh, Hindu, Jain, Muslim, Christian weddings

{Ceremony Venues at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa}

Couples love the outdoor event venues at The Westin Mission Hills. The Monte Luna Event Lawn can seat up to 750 guests for a ceremony.

The Monte Luna Event Lawn is a sprawling venue that seats over 700 guests.
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An Indian wedding at the Monte Luna Event Lawn at the Westin Mission Hills. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

Prefer an Indoor Ceremony?

If you prefer to have your wedding ceremony indoors, the Westin Mission Hills would be happy to host your celebration in any of their event spaces. Below you can see the chairs setup for an indoor ceremony/event in the Oasis Ballroom.

The Oasis Ballroom at the Westin Mission Hills features a 14-foot ceiling. Notice the chairs and setup called theater style seating. These are the resort’s standard banquet chairs which come with indoor ceremony and reception packages.
An indoor Indian wedding at the Westin Mission Hills. Here you can see the couple opted to rent their own chiavari chairs instead of using the resort’s standard banquet chairs that are included in the ceremony package (see standard banquet chairs, pictured above). Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
This wedding highlights video of an Indian wedding at The Westin Mission Hills, by Impressive Creations illustrates an indoor ceremony at The Westin Mission Hills. At :28 you can see a clear aerial view of the Oasis Ballroom. And at 2:05 a fantastic view of the Monte Luna Lawn. Starting at 4:39 you’ll see expansive views of the Celebrity Ballroom decorated for the reception.

{Reception Venues at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa}

Indoor Reception Venues at the Westin Mission Hills

With three ballrooms with capacities ranging from 30-2000 and numerous breakout rooms, the Westin Mission Hills can host your entire wedding weekend. From a hospitality room to a prayer room to space for a mehndi, haldi, maiyyan, jaggo or any other gathering.

The elegant Celebrity Ballroom with a 24-foot ceiling seats up to 1200 guests for a reception. However, this ballroom can be divided into sections so whether you’re having 100 guests or 1000 the Westin Mission Hills can configure their space for you.

The Celebrity Ballroom Foyer, attached to the ballroom is ideal for cocktail hour before the reception. The resort staff will setup cocktail rounds, scattered seating, bars and buffets, working with your outside caterer.

The Ambassador Ballroom features a 14-foot ceiling and is comprised of 7 ballrooms with seating capacities from 50 to 500 guests. This space would also be great as a hospitality room for the guests staying at the resort. For cocktail hour, the adjacent Ambassador East Patio is lovely for your guests to enjoy cocktails outdoors.

The Oasis Ballroom also features a 14-foot ceiling and at its maximum seats approximately 200 guests for a reception. This ballroom is comprised of 7 sections and is perfect for your pre-wedding events: haldi, mehndi, maiyyan, jaggo, as a prayer room.

Outdoor Reception Venues at the Westin Mission Hills

Masters Plaza is surrounded by tall palm trees and creates an elegant setting for an outdoor celebration. This venue can seat approximately 800 guests.

The Monte Luna Event Lawn seats approximately 500 guests for a reception. Treat your guests to a celebration under the stars surrounded by the beauty of the resort.

Masters Plaza at The Westin Mission Hills. Enjoy a reception, sangeet, rehearsal or luncheon surrounded by tall palm trees and the San Jacinto Mountains.
An Indian wedding reception in the Celebrity Ballroom (24-foot ceiling) at The Westin MIssion Hills seats up to 1200 guests for a reception. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
The Celebrity Ballroom at the Westin Mission Hills can be divided into sections.
The Oasis Ballroom at the Westin Mission Hills features a 14-foot ceiling. Notice the chairs. These are the resort’s standard banquet chairs which come with indoor ceremony and reception packages. The resort provides the chairs, set up and tear down. You are also welcome to rent and bring in other chairs.
The stunning Masters Plaza setup for a banquet event.

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{Hindu and Jain Weddings at The Westin Mission Hills}

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Indoor Ceremony Flame? Approved on case-by-case basis
  • Special Room Rates? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes

  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Muslim Weddings at The Westin Mission Hills}

The closest Masjid is the Islamic Society of Palm Springs, which is approximately 18 miles southeast of the Westin Mission Hills Resort.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages Only? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
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{Sikh Weddings at The Westin Mission Hills}

Before the Gurdwara in Desert Hot Springs open, residents had to trek to Riverside. Now there’s the Sikh Temple of Palm Springs which is approximately 16 miles north of The Westin Mission Hills. You could have your ceremony and langar at the Gurdwara or at The Westin. See how others have setup a non-Gurdwara Anand Karaj below.

  • Ceremony Per Sikh Maryaada? Yes
  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

Wedding canopy and flooring on the grass
An outdoor Sikh wedding ceremony in Southern California where the decorators laid down a sub-flooring made of plywood and decorated with sheets and pillows. This would be something to consider at the Westin Mission Hills as the Monte Luna venu is also a lawn. Some venues will have policies around a sub-flooring on as it impacts the grass/lawn. Photo: Greycard Photography
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Sub-flooring was laid down on the grass for an outdoor Sikh wedding. Photo: Greycard Photography
At this Anand Karaj, the decorators provided gaddas for the guests so that they are not sitting on concrete. If you opted for an indoor ceremony at the Westin Mission Hills, this might be something to consider.

{Christian Weddings at The Westin Mission Hills}

The Westin Mission Hills is very experienced in Christian weddings. You can opt for outside catering, in-house catering or even a combo of both.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Two Ceremony Weddings}

If you are planning to have two ceremonies that honor each of your traditions and cultures The Westin Mission Hills is happy to work with you on setup and logistics for a seamless day of celebration.

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