Top Las Vegas Engagement Photo Locations

top 5 las vegas engaegment photo locations

Whether you’re a Las Vegas local or not, Vegas is a great city to take engagement photos. I have lots of couples who travel to Las Vegas for their engagement session! Typically, they’re already traveling to check out wedding venue or it’s a place that holds a special meaning to them and they want to incorporate it into their wedding.

Whatever the reason for choosing Las Vegas, you won’t be disappointed! Las Vegas offers a wide variety of locations and backdrops, from famous landmarks and retro vibes to desert landscapes, it has it all!

Today, I’m sharing my top 5 favorite Las Vegas locations for engagement sessions! Check them out and let me know what’s your favorite location!

  1. Downtown Las Vegas

    If you’re looking for a mix of retro and urban vibes, this is the place for you! Walking around downtown Vegas, you’ll find homages to old Vegas, along with graffiti murals and hidden gems.

engaged couple closeup on ring

las vegas downtown engagement photo

hipster couple in front of art building

cute couple smiling walking along colorful mural

couple walking hand in hand in front of el cortez

couple leaning on railing in downtown las vegas

2. Las Vegas Desert

If you drive out of the city center for 30 minutes in just about any direction, you’re bound to end up in the desert! The area outside of Red Rock Canyon has great Joshua Trees and desert brush! Plus, just look at those gorgeous mountains in the background!

couple walking along desert trail

couple standing closely for engagement photo

portrait of couple in desert

engaged couple spraying champagne in the desert

close up photo of engagement ring on cactus

3. The Neon Museum

If you’re looking for engagement photos that just scream Vegas, then this is the place for you! The Neon Museum is an organization dedicated to collecting and preserving iconic Las Vegas signs. The North Gallery is a private space that hosts photo shoots and even weddings!

couple smiling at neon museum

couple piggy back ride in front of jackpot sign

couple in front of lady luck sign

couple walking holding hands at neon museum

engagement couple at neon museum

4. Dry Lake Bed

The dry lake bed is a unique location for it’s vast openness and mountain backdrop. I recommend this to couples who aren’t shy in front of the camera and are ready to work it! Plus, you can’t beat those desert sunsets!

couple walking hand in hand in open desert

couple kissing in desert

5. The Smith Center of Performing Arts

Conveniently located near downtown Las Vegas, this is a great option for those who want a classic space for their engagement photos. The Smith Center has a pretty courtyard, a cool art sculpture, and green spaces all within a small space to easily get lots of options!

couple walking in courtyard

couple in black outfits for engagement

couple sitting on the grass

couple walking in front of rainbow art sculpture

That’s a wrap of my 5 favorite Las Vegas engagement location options that aren’t the strip! I hope you enjoyed this post and if you’re looking foe an engagement and/or wedding photographer, let’s chat soon! Click HERE to fill out my contact form!

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