Steamboat Springs Wedding Venues To Plan Your Special Day
Published on 02/19/2019 by Brad Luth
Are you a glimmering winter bride, seeking a serene mountain retreat for your perfect wedding weekend? Or, are you a stunning spring bride, longing for a scenic outdoor escape for your dream nuptials? No matter your theme or budget, Steamboat Springs offers plenty of options for couples dreaming of a secluded mountain affair.
Situated about two and a half hours northwest of Denver, Steamboat Springs is nestled on Mount Werner, a 12,000-foot destination in the Rocky Mountains. The charming, small-town feel makes Steamboat Springs a popular getaway for couples and families seeking a serene mountain retreat away from larger mountain destinations. With a variety of local restaurants and attractions in addition to world-class recreation, Steamboat Springs is a perfect destination for Rocky Mountain weddings.
If this sounds like your idea of the perfect wedding, peruse our list of the top wedding venues in Steamboat Springs and start planning your dream wedding!
Yampa River Botanic Park
1000 Pamela Ln, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 846-5172
As the name suggests, this picturesque botanical park hugs the freshwater Yampa River. The wide-open park provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor weddings. The outdoor amphitheater, called ‘The Green’, is an ideal ceremony space with fragrant flowers, a placid lily pond, and towering pine and spruce trees. The Green offers ample space with seating space for up to 600 guests. After the ceremony, guests are invited inside the Trillium House, which features a homey cabin feel and a gorgeous stone patio that overlooks the river and mountain backdrop.
Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School
40755 Co Rd 36, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (800) 430-2787
An unconventional wedding space to some, the Perry-Mansfield arts school provides a scenic and modern space for the modern mountain bride. Located in beautiful Strawberry Park, just minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs, Perry-Mansfield is actually one of the oldest and most historic performing arts schools in the entire country. Despite the age, the entire property has been expertly maintained and facilities have been upgraded throughout the years. Guests have several venue options for the ceremony and reception, including the Steinberg Pavilion, The Cabeen Meadow, Skyline Hill, and Aspen Grove—to name a few.
La Joya Dulce
47050 Co Rd 129, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 879-7021
Couples seeking a mountain ranch wedding will love the rustic farmhouse feel at La Joya Dulce. Located less than 10 miles from downtown Steamboat Springs, this venue is beautiful and convenient! The ornately decorated barn is the centerpiece of the property and can accommodate up to 175 guests—but don’t worry if you have more; the 12,000 square foot on-site event arena can handle groups of 400. Farmhouse, rustic, timeless—that’s exactly the atmosphere you can expect at La Joya Dulce.
31095 E US Highway 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 879-4449
The picturesque luxury mountain estate of Bella Vista is the ideal wedding venue for couples seeking an upscale escape. This stunning, high-end community features upscale service and stunning indoor and outdoor venues that can accommodate groups of up to 200 guests. Couples can enjoy majestic mountain views and the privacy of being in a secluded mountain retreat. Estate wedding packages can also include convenient amenities for day-of service, like massages, babysitting, yoga classes, and more—which is just the icing on the wedding cake!
Fish Creek Falls
34165 Fish Creek Falls Rd, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 879-0880
Are you ready to say “I do” to an intimate outdoor wedding space? If so, Fish Creek Falls is your perfect match! Located just 3 miles outside of Steamboat Springs, Fish Creek Falls features a stunning 280+ foot waterfall as the backdrop for ceremonies and receptions. The area also offers natural bridges, seasonal flora and foliage, and stunning mountain vistas. The only catch is that the area is rather cozy and is best suited for groups of up to 50 guests. The outdoor space also requires a short hike, so the venue is recommended for couples looking to truly embrace the great outdoors.
Stagecoach State Park
25500 Co Rd 14, Oak Creek, CO 80467 |
What once hosted a variety of farms, ranches, and coal mines is not home to one of the area’s most diverse outdoor recreational facilities. Stagecoach State Park offers a wide variety of recreational activities—including boat rentals, nature trails, a swimming ‘beach’—which are great for entertaining guests, in addition to wide-open spaces for large functions. Rentals are available for various park sites, including the scenic amphitheater and other outdoor park venues. The 820-acre reservoir steals the show at Stagecoach and provides serene water views for events.
Catamount Ranch and Club
33400 Catamount Dr b, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 871-9200
Getting up close and personal with the great outdoors isn’t for everyone—and that’s ok! If a traditional country club wedding is what you seek, look no farther than Catamount Ranch and Club. The club features two on-site restaurants, Golf House Restaurant and Lake House Grille, with an eclectic menu for every taste. Whether you want a seated three-course meal for 50 or a world-class selection of stations for 200, Catamount Ranch and Club has you covered. From a venue perspective, the club offers several spaces for groups of any size, including the on-site restaurants, the historic Heritage Cabin, and the Catamount Golf House. The on-site event staff will help you plan and execute a flawless event!
1001 13th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 879-9008
The rustic design and historic charm of the Art Depot make this venue a favorite for formal affairs. The flexible space features two unique rooms, the Baggage Room, which can accommodate up to 125 guests, and the Front Gallery, which is often used for pre-event bar service and cocktail receptions. The venue also offers a modern, updated kitchen space for catering, two on-site bars, a piano, an upgraded sound system, a projection screen, and much more to accommodate all of your wedding needs. Events at the Art Depot will require outside rentals for catering, event equipment (Tables, chairs, etc.), and event management.
Aurum Food & Wine
811 Yampa St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | (970) 879-9500
Couples that have a love affair with fun, fantastic food will appreciate the culinary atmosphere at Aurum Food & Wine. This award-winning local restaurant offers private events, including weddings, for up to 115 guests. The menus are seasonal and will be completely unique to your tastes and preferences. And, it wouldn’t be a wedding without beverages, and the in-house sommelier and bar manager will work to pair perfect libations with your menu. Guests often choose to enjoy an outdoor ceremony and cocktail reception on the outdoor deck and then a seated or station-style dinner in the formal indoor dining area. A wedding at Aurum Food & Wine is the perfect way to celebrate the local mountain cuisine while taking in the beautiful mountain scenery.
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