14 Denver Wedding Venues to Celebrate Your Special Day in the Rocky Mountains
Denver is known for its endless array of outdoor activities (hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding—shall we go on?), plus 300 days of sunshine a year. Adventure-seeking couples will love the wide variety of wedding venue options in the Mile High City, and your guests will be thrilled to explore the city and its surrounding mountains when they're in town.
Whether you're hoping for sweeping Rocky Mountain views, a classic Colorado farmhouse feel, or a more urban city vibe, these Denver wedding venues have you covered. Spring, summer, and fall weddings might seem like a better choice for the countless outdoor venue options here, but fear not if you're dreaming of a winter wedding. Denver also offers plenty of unique indoor venues to host your wedding during the most wonderful time of the year. Whatever you choose, your wedding photos are practically guaranteed to be Insta-ready.
Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado
Looking for romance? Look no further than the Denver Botanic Gardens. Host your outdoor ceremony and reception among the garden's gorgeous blooms, or move the party indoors to dance the night away in the ballroom. Your photographer will love utilizing these flourishing flowers and plants as the backdrop for your wedding photos. Plus, you won't need much in terms of decor. This unique venue accommodates 300-plus guests for the nature-loving couple.
Denver Athletic Club in Denver, Colorado
The Denver Athletic Club offers the perfect luxury downtown Denver, Colorado, feel—at a reasonable price point. Ease and convenience is the name of the game at the DAC, which does all catering in-house and provides tables, chairs, chinaware and more. With both a rooftop and indoor ballroom, the club is well-equipped for any season in Colorado. Did we mention you can also host your rehearsal dinner in their billiards room or 1950s retro-style bowling alley? Done and done.
Skylight in Denver, Colorado
Say "I do" beneath the skylights at this trendy wedding venue located in the heart of Denver's Santa Fe Art District. Skylight's open plan concept gives brides and grooms the flexibility to design their ideal wedding day. A 2019 The Knot Best of Weddings winner, Skylight hosts affordable ceremonies and receptions for up to 200 guests. Its urban-industrial aesthetic feels modern, while the exposed wood beam ceilings with twinkle lights add a touch of whimsy. Brandee C. raves: "'What a great venue that was' - all of our guests. Seriously, everyone kept talking about how beautiful or cool or interesting or unique Skylight was."
The Club at Pradera in Parker, Colorado
Located just 30 minutes southeast of Denver, The Club at Pradera is a private golf and country club wedding venue in Parker, Colorado. This affordable venue offers stunning views of the nearby bluffs (especially at sunset!) and the on-site golf course. Couples looking for a one-stop-shop will love that the event space includes a full menu, in-house bar, bridal suite, setup, cleanup, tables, chairs and more. A wedding reception at The Club at Pradera is sure to be full of timeless elegance.
Grant Humphreys Mansion in Denver, Colorado
Have your city wedding at a location that seems anything but. The Grant Humphreys Mansion is a historic venue in Denver's Quality Hill neighborhood, minutes away from downtown Denver. The mansion was built in 1902 for then-Colorado governor James Grant and now hosts weddings for up to 200 guests. This enchanting spot offers a grand staircase, ornately designed fireplaces, and a classic ballroom. Couples can also utilize the covered outdoor space nestled beside flower beds, birch trees and rolling green laws.
Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colorado
Take your wedding day to new heights with this historic venue nestled at an altitude of 7,600 feet. Just 20 minutes west of Denver, Mount Vernon Canyon Club offers spectacular mountain views from both inside and outside the country club. The event venue—a Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame winner—was founded in the early 1920s following World War One and now offers romantic weddings among a truly stunning backdrop. Couples can plan an indoor or outdoor event for up to 250 guests, and all catering is provided by the club's in-house chef.
Ironworks in Denver, Colorado
Looking for a downtown Denver destination? Ironworks, located inside the 100-year-old Midwest Steel and Ironworks Building, offers just that. The newly restored historic building features exposed brick walls, custom chandeliers and hardwood floors. Brides and grooms will love hosting their wedding day at this urban yet elegant locale that—bonus—is also easily accessible from the light rail.
The Barn at Raccoon Creek in Littleton, Colorado
Calling all Chip and Joanna fans. The Barn at Raccoon Creek in Littleton, Colorado, combines rustic charm with modern amenities and comforts for the ultimate farmhouse wedding. "We got married there on October 9, 2020, and it was amazing! Even during a pandemic, they were able to make our dreams come true!" says bride Kalee K. This romantic estate features a lake, three barns and gorgeous mountain views. Venue rental includes two suites where couples can get ready with their wedding parties before the outdoor ceremony. Indoor dinners and dancing take place in the barn under exposed wood beams and string lights.
Moss Denver in Denver, Colorado
The ambiance at this industrial wedding venue in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District is both urban and inviting. Exposed rafters, brick walls, polished cement floors, and factory-style windows give Moss a unique warehouse style in downtown Denver. Originally a door factory in the 1900s, Moss is now a modern event venue, complete with a photo-ready moss wall, of course. Couples who want to pick their own individual vendors will love the locale's focus on design, artistry and customization.
The Manor House in Littleton, Colorado
Host your Southern-inspired wedding in the middle of Colorado at The Manor House. Built in 1914, the Georgian mansion features views of both downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains. Just 25 minutes outside Denver, The Manor House offers a beautiful, traditional setting at an affordable price point. The venue provides both indoor and outdoor settings, including a garden and ceremonies with mountain range views. As bride Natalie says, "Our wedding was absolutely breathtaking because of The Manor House. From our first call with The Manor House team, Joe and I knew our wedding was going to be perfect."
Evergreen Lake House in Evergreen, Colorado
Situated west of Denver in the foothills, Evergreen Lake House is full of rustic charm and all the natural beauty Colorado has to offer. The lake house looks like a log cabin and includes a great room that seats up to 200 guests, while the deck outside is perfect for outdoor ceremonies. Plus, the lake is right next to historic downtown Evergreen. Guests will love exploring the shops and enjoying some Colorado-style pizza at Beau Jo's before the weekend is over.
Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton, Colorado
The majestic Rocky Mountains and famous red rocks create a breathtaking backdrop at Arrowhead Golf Club. Indoor and outdoor event spaces are available, and couples who opt to host their wedding ceremony indoors will still have a picturesque view of Roxsborough State Park through the glass floor-to-ceiling windows. Caterers are on-site, and the golf club provides convenient all-inclusive service with its rental packages.
The Wellshire Event Center in Denver, Colorado
The iconic Wellshire Event Center is located on the Wellshire Golf Course, minutes from downtown Denver and Cherry Creek. This historic site, built in 1926, has multiple indoor and outdoor spaces, including outdoor gardens and a mountain view pavilion with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and plenty of natural light. As a full-service venue, the Wellshire makes planning a cinch—catering, bar service, tables, chairs, decor items, on-site wedding coordination, a bridal suite and a groom's room are all part of the rental package.
Boulder Country Club in Boulder, Colorado
Want to make sure the Rocky Mountains are a prominent part of your wedding day? Boulder Country Club has you covered. With floor-to-ceiling windows, an indoor-outdoor lounge and panoramic mountain views, the country club's romantic feel is unparalleled and still less than an hour outside Denver. Even more enticing: couples who book their 2021 wedding date will receive $1,000 off their reception site fee due to ongoing renovations.