We appreciate your interest in our venue!
The Good Shepherd ranch is a working Horse Ranch/Equine Re-Hab & lovely outdoor venue in a beautiful, lush, high desert setting. Good Shepherd Ranch is on the outskirts of the Tucson city & nestled around the gorgeous Sierrita & Kitt Peak mountains, off of Ajo & Sierrita Mountain road.
Our Ranch offers an elegant, rustic/western feel with beautiful horses in the backdrop.
What we provide/include (at a flat rate):1. The Ranch (exclusively yours for your event)2. A fairy tale horse & French wedding carriage for the Bride 3. Brides & Bridesmaid preparation area.4. Guest dinner Tables5. Bride & Groom Table6. Cake table7. Gift Table or Horse Carriage for placing Gift’s (your choice)8. Table Linens (Black and/or white) Custom colors are available9. 200 Chairs10. Reception Site/Dinning area11. Ceremony Site with Windmill & Special Horse Tier Fountain12. Parking attendant
Our grounds include - lighted wrought Iron Arch ways, two ponds with fountains, Sound system for I pod/mp3 player, DJ/Band area, Gazebo, Windmill pavilion area/ceremony site, Reception area/Dinner area, Dance area, multiple lawns (lawn games welcome), 3500 hundred square feet of covered patio's, & more!Additional Wagons & Carriages are available for bridesmaids or guest as party favors.
***Everything listed is provided - All for a flat rate***!!!!We will provide a 5% discount if paid in full with CASH!!!!Price includes Ceremony, Reception & Rehearsal - no matter what day or month you choose to get married & no Hour limit!
Our Catering: For dinner we provide a southwestern cuisine, simple & not complicated but a very delicious, very satisfying Carne Asada Steak dinner, as well as - Marinated BBQ pork steak, & Marinated BBQ chicken. So your guest's get their choice of meat, OR all 3 if they like!
Sides: A Hearty loaded Salad w/Black Olives, Croutons & Homemade dressings, Southwestern Cowboy Beans (vegetarian friendly), & Tortilla's! Dinner is served by staff in a Buffet line, & we also provide table service/clean up.
For Beverage: (During dinner we provide) Unlimited – Water, lemonade, Iced Tea & coffee with cream + sugar to all guest.
Our catering is full service, includes all Dinner Plates, Drinking glasses, Silverware, Table linens & linen napkins. Dishes & cutlery are not provided for desert.
Dessert & Cake: We don’t include Cake or Dessert - but for a minimal, additional cost we can provide a yellow Cake with a Butter Cream frosting, Tiramisu cake, Red Velvet or Chocolate cake with butter Chocolate Cream frosting. Your choice of Cake!
Alcohol: We don't provide or serve Alcohol, but you are permitted to bring in Beer & Wine. Please no Hard liquor, unless you hire a licensed bar tender.
Media & Music: DJ/Band area is provided. We do have a system you are welcome to use, but you will need to provide a play list & someone to run it. We also have a movie/projection screen to play any slideshows or Movies you provide. Please no Profane or vulgar Music. Music needs to decrease by 10 & be off by 11 (noise ordinance law).
By choosing The Good Shepherd Ranch as your venue – you will have a very private/intimate location & everything is at a flat rate.*The Ranch is exclusively yours*
Good Shepherd Ranch is the only venue that provides:Venue, with horse & Carriage, Tables, & Chairs, Linens + Catering - with a steak dinner, (up to 150 guest)!!!!!!
To reserve your event date we only require $500. We do take credit cards but if you pay for the venue with in full with cash we will give you a 5% discount.
Remaining balances due do not need to paid anytime in particular so long as both venue & catering are paid in full 3 weeks prior to event.
The venue is available all year round. Date of your choice (if not already taken).
Please let us know if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a visit. It would be our pleasure & honor to share the Ranch with you!Call (520) 990-2041 or email EventswithGSR@aol.com
Sincerely, Francesca with the Good Shepherd Ranch.P.S. We would also like you to know, that we are more then a venue. This is a Family run, Local business & Horse Rescue! Having your event here benefits Horses in need, local youth & supports a loving Family. Be a part of our legacy, by starting yours here!