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Colorado Wedding Venues

Below is a helpful list of Colorado Wedding Venues we’ve photographed and what we liked about each one. If you have any questions about a particular location, feel free to reach out. We’ve been to just about every wedding venue in the state and can give you the good, the bad and the ugly.

Some of our favorite mountain wedding venues are Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Camp Hale, Aspen Wedding Deck and Tenmile Station. Whether you are planning a Breckenridge, Vail, Aspen or Beaver Creek Wedding, we can give some helpful advice on who to use, where to stay and the best places to photograph.

View a list of the 10 Highest Rated Colorado Wedding Venues.

Our Favorite Colorado Wedding Venues

  • Arapahoe Basin
    Arapahoe Basin

    A Basin as most refer to it, happens to be one of our favorite places to ski as well as one of our favorite wedding venues to photograph. The lodge and ceremony location are both situated above treeline, requiring your guests to ride a chairlift up. It really does not get more mountainous than Arapahoe […]

  • Aspen Wedding Deck
    Aspen Wedding Deck

    The view from the Aspen Wedding Deck is the absolute best in Colorado. Breathtaking is probably the best way to describe it. Overlooking the Elk Mountains, the wedding deck sits on top of the Aspen Ski Resort, requiring a gondola ride to the top. Your guests will love it and you’re only short ride away […]

  • Beaver Creek Lodge
    Beaver Creek Lodge

    With the lodge being in the heart of Beaver Creek, its fun for your guests, easy to get to and includes lots of ceremony options. The Chapel at Beaver Creek is a short walk away, but there are plenty of other Beaver Creek Wedding Venues to choose from as well. The staff, rooms and reception […]

  • Beckwith Ranch
    Beckwith Ranch

    One of Colorado’s hidden gems, this ranch mansion sits just outside Westcliffe, CO. With a four hour drive from Denver, it can feel somewhat of a destination wedding, but it sits in front of the amazing Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. The Wet Mountain Valley is a quaint, quiet place to get married. We also […]

  • BlueSky Breckenridge
    BlueSky Breckenridge

    Located on the Breckenridge Ski Resort, BlueSky Breckenridge is a premier ski resort wedding venue. The lodging, staff and location make this venue an easy experience for you and your guests. Whether you are local or planning a destination wedding, BlueSky can accommodate either. With Sawmill Reservoir close by, as well as Boreas Pass, the […]

  • Camp Hale
    Camp Hale

    One of our favorite Colorado Wedding Venues, Camp Hale is a beautiful location located just outside of Vail between Minturn and Leadville. It offers one of the most intimate mountain wedding settings and has a ceremony location to die for. It gives the experience your guests will be talking about for years to come. They […]

  • Chapel at Beaver Creek
    Chapel at Beaver Creek

    Church venues hardly ever look as good as The Chapel at Beaver Creek. Built in 1987, it has rustic elements, but a modern clean feel. During the winter, summer and fall months, this location has some of the most beautiful mountain souroundings. The staff has always been a joy to work with and we’ve photographed […]

  • Clock Tower
    Clock Tower

    One of Denver’s most unique wedding venues, the Clock Tower is a favorite of ours. Its intimate size and unique layout make it perfect for smaller weddings. Getting married or engaged in front of the clock face. Above the 16th Street Mall, this Denver Wedding Venue is sure to delight you and your guests.

  • Coryell Ranch
    Coryell Ranch

    There aren’t as many Colorado wedding venues on the west side of the continental divide, but Coryell Ranch is one of our favorite. Its located in the middle of a quiet sub-division and has a bunch of fishing ponds close by. The view of Mount Sopris is about as good as it gets too. You’ll […]

  • Crooked Willow Farms
    Crooked Willow Farms

    If you are looking for a barn wedding, but don’t want the barnyard smell, Crooked Willow Farms is your place. We cannot think of a more beautiful, detailed and clean farm wedding venue in Colorado. Located just outside of Larkspur, it gives that mountain feel without the hassle of mountain transportation of lodging logistics. The […]

  • Della Terra
    Della Terra

    A modern, but chateau themed wedding venue in Estes Park, right outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. The staff is absolutely fantastic. The scenery is to die for. The spa and accommodations are amazing for your wedding party and yourself. This venue is the definition of professional and have always been on top of their […]

  • Devil’s Thumb Ranch
    Devil’s Thumb Ranch

    As one of Colorado’s premier wedding venues, this place has it all. With on-site lodging for you and your guests, you can make a weekend out of your wedding day. Situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the backdrops are endless.

  • Donovan Pavilion
    Donovan Pavilion

    Located in Vail, this venue is absolutely amazing. The environment is fantastic, the staff is grade A and the overall experience is top notch. The ceremony and reception areas are able to sit medium to large sized weddings. There is plenty of lodging around and all the amenities of downtown Vail nearby. While the venue […]

  • Double A Barn
    Double A Barn

    Situated right next to the Colorado River, the Double A Barn is a favorite of ours. Its authentic, rustic and scenic. The rental costs are low, meaning you’ll have to bring in chairs, tables and everything else needed, but it can be configured to be any style you want. The area around the barn is […]

  • Flying Horse Ranch
    Flying Horse Ranch

    With lots of open space and a beautiful mansion, Flying Horse Ranch is right up there with Crooked Willow Farms & Spruce Mountain for Larkspur located wedding venues. Having entered into the wedding industry in 2015, this venue is relatively new, but well staffed. While it isn’t situated right next to the Rocky Mountains, you […]

  • Keystone Ranch
    Keystone Ranch

    Nestled just outside of Keystone, CO, and only a few minutes from the interstate, Keystone Ranch is a quaint little venue that offers both intimate small and large weddings. In the winter months, the venue is limited to the smaller lodge. In the summer months, the ranch is quite expansive with plenty of outdoor ceremony […]

  • Main Street Station
    Main Street Station

    Smack dab in downtown Breckenridge, the Main Street Station is a central location to have your Breckenridge Wedding Reception at. It has a few options for rooms, ranging from small to medium. Its a quick drive up Boreas Pass or to Sawmill Reservoir for some beautiful wedding portraits.

  • Manor House
    Manor House

    Located on the outskirts of Littleton, The Manor House is a good mix of elegance and mountain chic. Its one of the top mansion venues in the Denver area due to its space inside and out. A quick walk to the west, and you have some beautiful mountain backdrops. With the addition of their new […]

  • Mile High Station
    Mile High Station

    Originally the Midwest Steel and Ironworks building, Mile High Station is one of the most unique wedding venues in Downtown Denver. When transitioned into an events venue, the owners kept many of the original factory features. We love it for its industrial feel. If you are planning a larger wedding, this is a venue to […]

  • Mountain Wedding Garden
    Mountain Wedding Garden

    Wild flowers, aspen groves and the quaintness of Crested Butte make The Mountain Wedding Garden a great intimate venue in Southern Colorado. As one of our favorite mountain towns, this venue is a representation of the chill atmosphere we crave for our couples. Its also just a short drive from some amazing trails, adorned by […]

  • Omni Interlocken
    Omni Interlocken

    A classy venue for those who might like some spa treatment. Such an elegant resort with a superb staff. This venue has it all. Just south of Boulder, located in Broomfield, CO.

  • Piney River Ranch
    Piney River Ranch

    Having opened their doors just a few years ago, Piney River Ranch has become one of Colorado’s most talked about wedding venues. Only the Maroon Bells feature a more jaw dropping backdrop of Rocky Mountains. While Piney is a bit of an adventure to get to, the feeling when you arrive is worth it for […]

  • Sanctuary

    There aren’t too many golf courses that peak our interest as wedding venues, but The Sanctuary is one. Being privately owned, there isn’t a crowd of patrons peaking in on your wedding. The clubhouse features some elegant features as well as one of the most beautiful overlooks. The staff has always been professional and easy […]

  • Sapphire Point
    Sapphire Point

    The Sapphire Point Overlook is a beautiful little spot close to all the major ski resorts. The views are some of the best in Colorado as it looks over Dillon Lake, on to the Tenmile Mountain Range. You’ll need to provide all your own amenities, but if you are looking for an intimate, do-it-yourself wedding, […]

  • Silverthorne Pavilion
    Silverthorne Pavilion

    Being one of the closest wedding venues to Denver that is still in Summit County, the Silverthorne Pavilion tops our list of most conveniently located. It has plenty of space to seat a large wedding, access to the Blue River and onsite parking. Lodging in Silverthorne and Dillon is more affordable than most mountain towns, […]

  • Solitude Station
    Solitude Station

    Most all of our top wedding venues require some sort of adventure, and the chairlift ride up to Solitude Station is what makes this one of our favorite. The Village at Copper Mountain has plenty of lodging for guests, as well as many summer activities, such as fireworks every Saturday night. The actual ceremony location […]

  • Spruce Mountain Ranch
    Spruce Mountain Ranch

    The Ranch has several options for ceremony and reception sites and can service a very large wedding. The property is beautiful, well maintained and has a great vibe. You can theme it chic, western or modern. The cabin is our favorite of the two wedding prep and reception spaces. Overall, Spruce Mountain Ranch is a […]

  • Tenmile Station
    Tenmile Station

    Situated smack dab on the Breckenridge Ski Resort, Tenmile Station is close enough to town, but far enough away from the crowds of tourists. With a short drive up an actual ski-run, there is a sense of adventure in getting to the venue. Not 4×4, but enough to give your guests a good memory. To […]

  • Thunderhead Lodge
    Thunderhead Lodge

    Any venue the requires a gondola ride is high on our list. It adds a feeling of adventure for your guests and usually means your getting married on top of a mountain. The Thuderhead Lodge, overlooking Steamboat, is one of Colorado’s premier ski resort wedding venues. With enough size to fit medium to large weddings, […]

  • Timber Ridge
    Timber Ridge

    While Colorado has a handful of wedding venues on tops of mountains, few let you get married on an actual ski run. Timber Ridge in Keystone features an epic view of the Rocky Mountains with tons of space for larger sized receptions. Not only one, but two Gondola rides to the top provide that adventure […]

  • Vail Wedding Deck
    Vail Wedding Deck

    In regard to wedding decks in Colorado, only a few make our top list. The Vail Wedding Deck is one of those, due to its amazing overlook of Mt of the Holy Cross and surrounding White River National Forest. Upon a gondola ride up from Vail Village, its a short walk over to the wedding […]

  • Viceroy Snowmass
    Viceroy Snowmass

    Located in the heart of Snowmass Village, the Viceroy wedding ceremony location is one of the most scenic in Colorado. Situated just below a ski lift, we can’t think of a better spot to exchange your vows. The staff at the Viceroy Snowmass are some of the utmost professional we’ve had the pleasure of working […]

  • Westin Riverfront
    Westin Riverfront

    Located just outside the Beaver Creek Village, the Westin Riverfront is a great reception space for The Chapel at Beaver Creek or any other close by ceremony spots. The resort has plenty of ballroom and outdoor options to choose from. Overall, the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is friendly, easy to access and provides a […]

  • Winding River Ranch
    Winding River Ranch

    Being an actual working ranch, this venues is about as authentic as it gets. The indoor reception space is a little limited, but you can move things from outside, into the tent, into the dance hall. The ceremony location is by far one of the most beautiful in our state. Its surrounded by the Colorado […]

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