He asked you to marry him, and you said, yes. Now, it’s time to find the most beautiful, romantic location for your wedding. Colorado offers the stunning backdrop that you need for your wedding and reception in a variety of locations and price points. Here’s a look at the top 10 outdoor wedding venues in Colorado.
1. Piney River Ranch
Say your vows with water lapping and mountains soaring in the background from the ceremony dock. Afterward, you and up to 200 guests can enjoy the reception at one of the outdoor pavilions. You can opt to get ready at one of the cabins on the property.
2. Camp Hale
Red Cliff, Colorado
By booking Camp Hale, you can get married among a little American History from World War II. Enjoy a waterfront ceremony surrounded by Aspen and Pine trees with the Rocky Mountains in the background. There is room for up to 300 guests depending on the location for your reception.
3. The Sunrise Amphitheater
Flagstaff Mountain, Colorado
On a small stage with sweeping vistas in the background, you can get married on the summit of a mountain. The Sunrise Amphitheater was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933 and offers space for up to 150 guests.
4. Della Terra Mountain Chateau
Estes Park, Colorado
Enjoy your wedding ceremony set among soaring pine trees any time of year, or choose a winter wedding to enjoy the magic of a snowy landscape. The Della Terra Mountain Chateau offers rooms and suites for wedding guests with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.
5. Planet Bluegrass
You can get married surrounded by cottonwoods and sandstone cliffs as you listen to the sounds of the North St. Vrain River in the background. Hold the reception at the Wildflower Pavilion. You can have your wedding photos taken among the stands of apple trees.
6. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
If you dream of getting married amid a sea of flowers, then the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield might be the spot. Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this venue offers the option of a barn, farmhouse, or renovated school for your reception.
7. Hudson Gardens
The Hudson Gardens and Event Center provides you the second opportunity for a wedding at a botanical garden. There are multiple venue locations to accommodate your guest list around the 30-acre venue.
8. Arrowhead Golf Club
Located amongst the flat irons of Roxborough Park, the Arrowhead Golf Club is an unforgettable venue with all the greenery and foothill mountains in the background. You can choose between an indoor reception or dance the night away under the stars with tents pitched to protect against the weather.
9. Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, Colorado
Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, the beautiful and historic Stanley Hotel is a wonderful location for your mountain wedding. You have views of the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park throughout your day. There is also a lot for your guests to explore in the Colorado mountain town of Estes Park.
10. Cherokee Ranch and Castle
Marry your sweetheart with a gorgeous Scottish Castle in the background at the Cherokee Ranch and Castle. This ranch sits on 3,400 acres with more than 50 species of birds, views of the Denver cityscape, and miles of plains stretching into the distance.
Find More Amazing Outdoor Wedding Venues in Colorado
At Wanderlight Photography, we understand how important finding the perfect venue is to you. In Colorado, you’re sure to find one that fits your idea of the perfect spot, and we’re ready to take the photos that highlight the beautiful setting and your special day. Contact us today to learn more about our services.