April 11, 2022 5 min read

The Top 5 Most Out-of-This-World Colorado Wedding Venues

Ready to plan your dream Colorado wedding? Between breathtaking vistas and world-class catering, these Colorado wedding venues will blow you away.


Your wedding is truly your time to shine, so why not amaze your guests by bringing them to a venue that will take their breath away? Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, rustic ranches, and peaceful getaways already make it a renowned travel destination. These spectacularColorado wedding venues make it perfect for tying the knot.


5 Colorado Wedding Venues That Will Take Your Breath Away


Wedding Venues In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs offers stunning mountain vistas without straying too far from the amenities of the city. The city offers a range of venues. From rustic and classy ranches to awe inspiring backdrops, you won’t be disappointed.

  1. Garden of the Gods Resort and Spa 


With all the stress of planning a wedding, why not make the final destination a wellness-based spa? At the Garden of the Gods Resort and Spa, you can experience stunning red rocks, majestic mountains, and a blazing sunset as the backdrop for your Colorado wedding day.


If that’s not enough to make you click “book” right away, the resort offers amenities to meet any guest's needs. Relax the day before at their spa, play at a 27-hole golf course, and enjoy four swimming pools, six tennis courts, and so much more. When it comes to planning, thisColorado wedding venuemakes it easy. They have a group room rate, food and beverage packages, a suggested vendors list, and even  suggestions for wedding planners.


The resort offers several options depending on the size of the group and what you want the “feel” of your special day to be. The newly opened South Lawn offers an intimate setting with an unmatchable backdrop. This option is perfect for weddings with up to 20 guests. For a larger wedding, the “Reflection Pool” can accommodate up to 220 people with views of the majestic Pikes Peak and the magical Garden of the Gods. This Colorado wedding venue also offers indoor options with huge windows, natural lighting, and the same beautiful views. 


  1. Flying Horse Ranch


Looking for something more rustic, with a “Wild West” feel? The Flying Horse Ranch might be the place for you. So, kick up your cowboy boots, take off your hat, and enjoy the ride. This Colorado wedding venue will definitely steal your heart.


The Ranch has won various wedding venue awards from “The Knot,” “Rocky Mountain Bride,” “Wedding Wire,” and more. And it’s easy to see why. The 1,400 acres of rolling grasslands, mountain views, and a customized event experience will make this aColorado Springs weddingyou’ll never forget.


The venue at Flying Horse Ranch includes multiple ceremony sites  and amenities including a bridal suite, grooms quarters, a ranch house ballroom, a breathtaking patio, and of course, their famous, rustic yet refined barn.


The barn is the perfect indoor ceremony site option, rustic dining location or dance floor. And the adjacent Ranch House is light and airy- perfect for an elegant dinner or a small, romantic wedding venue.


Colorado Wedding Venues in the Mountains

Prefer a high-altitude experience? With no shortage of amazing mountain towns, it’s easy to find a mountain wedding venue in Colorado that offers everything you want (plus some).

  1. San Sofia Overlook


For couples who want to take their relationship to new heights, the San Sofia Overlook in Telluride is the place to be. Located in the beautiful San Juan mountain range, the Overlook offers some of the best mountain views you can find in a Colorado wedding venue.


Telluride is often known as the most beautiful mountain town in Colorado, and we believe it.The wedding photographers certainly won’t have to work hard to make your photos jaw dropping at this venue. 


Ready for your walk down the aisle to be one-of-a-kind? At the Overlook, you and your guests will take a magical ride up the gondola at the Telluride Ski Resort to get to your venue. Once you arrive, you’ll have a short walk to a ceremony site surrounded by towering peaks and aspen trees. While this Colorado wedding venue is most common in the summer, fall brings a backdrop of golden leaves that offers an entirely different feel for your wedding.




Golden Colorado Wedding Venues

You don’t have to go far to celebrate your love. Just a few minutes outside of the Mile High City, you can enjoy a unique day at theseGolden, Colorado wedding venues.

  1. The Butterfly Pavilion 


This uniqueGolden, Colorado wedding venue will stick out in your guests’ minds for years to come. It is home to over 1,600 free flying exotic butterflies. Living in an enclosed jungle environment, the butterflies roam freely and are a sight to see. For your wedding ceremony, check out their beautiful outdoor space complete with an amphitheater, sensory and xeriscape gardens, two gazebos, a patio, and a fountain. 


ThisColorado wedding venue is perfect for nature-loving couples. Not only will your wedding be unforgettable, you will also be helping the environment. The Butterfly Pavilion is a non-profit organization that focuses on educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally. Using their space as a wedding venue helps fun research to help conserve butterflies and other invertebrates around the world!


Although you might feel like you’re transported to a whole new world, the Pavilion is only a 15-minute drive from downtown Denver. This makes it a great Colorado wedding venue for celebrations that involve a lot of out-of-town guests who will fly into the Denver airport.


Best Colorado Wedding Venues

  1. Wild Basin Lodge


This is the premier Colorado wedding venue, and, as you’ve already seen, that says a lot. The Wild Basin Lodge offers the quintessential mountain experience for your dream wedding in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Located in beautiful Estes Park, just minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, this mountain wedding venue has it all.


As a wedding-specific venue, the Wild Basin lodge specializes in perfecting every detail of your big day. The lodge provides complete privacy with 13 acres of land to explore, two ceremony locations, and an in-house catering team.


You and your partner can say “I do”  in a romantic riverfront ceremony by the rushing banks of the St. Vrain River at the River Run site. Or, if you’re looking for something more earthy, have your guests witness your pledge of love at the majestic Meadow Peak site. 

Ready to make Colorado the place for your big day?Celebrate your decision by decking out the bridal party in YoColorado gear!

Karen Williams
Karen Williams



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