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The Ultimate Guide to Colorado Wedding Venues

Colorado’s natural beauty provides a stunning backdrop for any wedding. Whether you’re lucky enough to live locally or drawn to the breathtaking Centennial state from afar, celebrating your wedding in Colorado will be a memorable event for your guests.

Getting started on choosing a venue, however, can be a daunting task.  Let this guide serve as a starting point to discover the most magical venue for your nuptials. 

Central Denver

Archetype Distillery

This beautifully renovated, century-old building houses a state-of-the-art distillery, tasting room, premiere event space and host gallery.

The 7,000-square foot, two-level building has been transformed to preserve its iconic history as the former Webber Theater. The modern design and equipment add elegance and sophistication to ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, private parties, and other special events. The industrial-chic space has been engineered for mixed uses and can accommodate events of various sizes, using any one, or a combination of, the various floor plans they offer.

The on-site event planner will partner with you to develop a wedding package that meets your style and budget.

Archetype Distillery in Central Denver - wedding cake, cocktails, table setting


Denver West

The Barn at Deer Creek Valley Ranch
The Homestead at Deer Creek Valley Ranch

This privately owned 165-acre ranch is nestled in the mountains just 45 minutes from Denver provides the personalized attention you deserve. With two stunning outdoor ceremony sites to choose from, one is sure to suit your taste.  This rustic setting is the perfect place to give your guests an authentic Colorado experience they will never forget. Customize the day to be uniquely yours, with up to 180 guests.

For your romantic ceremony, choose either the Mountain Bridge Meadow or the Lakeside Gazebo. One has a stunning view of Rosalie Peak and is situated alongside a babbling creek, while the other has a heart shaped lake and the option of outdoor dining. Both sites have adjacent meadows for an unforgettable cocktail hour while horses roam in the distance among sweeping fields. 

For a more elegant setting consider The Homestead. This new venue has its own entrance, its own look, and its own private space on the breathtakingly beautiful 165 acre ranch.

Deer Creek Valley Ranch in Denver West - Gazebo and outdoor ceremony site


Front Range & Northern Colorado

The Pavilion at the Stanley

The iconic Stanley Hotel is a familiar Colorado landmark situated impressively at the foot of Rocky Mountain National Park.

This one-of-a-kind, historic wedding destination features the perfect blend of old world charm, modern day amenities and impeccable service. Offering over 14,000 square feet of event space, including a brand-new wedding Pavilion, picturesque outdoor venues, and historic concert halls—the Stanley is the perfect backdrop for your unforgettable day.

The all-new Pavilion is set against the striking backdrop of Long’s Peak and Rocky Mountain National Park and features a 250-seat glass door auditorium and over 8,000 square feet of banquet space.

The dedicated wedding team will plan out every detail for your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, or farewell brunch. Envision your once-in-a-lifetime day at a true Colorado historic landmark.

Pavilion at the Stanley in Front Range & Northern Colorado - ballroom, aerial view, bride in front of arch


South Denver & Southern Colorado

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

At Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, you can expect your wedding to be the most picture-perfect day of your life with breathtaking views, exceptional planning and unique cuisine. 

This is the perfect setting for weddings of all sizes from intimate gatherings to elaborate celebrations. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains, the beautifully manicured grounds set on over 217 acres serve as the perfect backdrop to capture stunning photography.

Creative and knowledgeable wedding planners turn your dream wedding into reality. From linens and lighting, to favors and entertainment, your planner will handle every detail. The award-winning culinary team will balance quality and artistry to design and customize your ultimate wedding menu. Choose an elegant ballroom, picturesque terrace, or relaxed beachside setting for your ceremony and reception, and let your celebration begin. 

Cheyenne Mountain Resort in South Denver & Southern Colorado - bride and groom sendoff, outdoor ceremony site with views of mountains


Mountains & Western Slopes

C Lazy U Ranch

A luxury family owned guest ranch since 1919, the C Lazy U Ranch is 8,500 acres of pure Colorado country. The ranch is located just 90 miles from Denver, nestled in a private valley with sprawling meadows, picturesque views of the Continental Divide.

The C Lazy U Ranch offers the quintessential western wedding experience defined by genuine and sincere service coupled with exceptional food and amenities. This luxury guest ranch honors the traditions and values of the great American West while creating a unique wedding experience that is truly unparalleled. With a proud 100-year tradition of providing superior service C Lazy U will provide personal touches that create an experience exclusively designed for you.

C Lazy U Ranch in Mountains and Western Slopes - bride and groom embracing and rustic table setting at reception

You can’t go wrong with any of these diverse yet equally enchanting locations. Wherever you decide to say your “I do’s” there is something invigorating and magical about celebrating love in the beautiful state of Colorado. 

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