Utah's 15 Best Wedding Venues for Your Dream Mountain Nuptials
Utah wedding venues offer no shortage of spectacular mountain views, rolling hills and red rocks for your special day. Whether you're a native of the Beehive State or traveling here for your destination wedding, you'll love these 13 secluded and one-of-a-kind Utah wedding venues.
With more than 220 days of sun each year, Utah is an ideal spot for your outdoor wedding. Rustic wedding options abound for the nature-loving couple (but you'll find elegant city wedding venues here, too). Mountainside ranches, barns and garden venues will provide gorgeous photographs of your special day—and (bonus) close proximity to all the outdoor adventures Utah has to offer. If you've always wanted a winter wedding, Utah's world-renowned ski resorts are the perfect place to say "I do". Wedding guests will have a blast skiing, snowboarding and exploring the ski towns, while you and your soon-to-be spouse are guaranteed scenic views and an intimate feel.
Ready to start planning? Here are 13 Utah wedding venues to consider for your nuptials.
The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Grand America Hotel is a gorgeous, upscale city wedding venue. Celebrate your special day in downtown Salt Lake City style with one of their elegant ballrooms. This indoor event space can host more than 300 guests and also offers on-site accommodations when the night is through. Couples hoping for a traditional (yet grand) wedding in the heart of downtown Salt Lake will love the hotel's romanesque style entrance, ornate crystal chandelier, expansive courtyard and intricately patterned carpets—plus views of Mount Olympus.
La Caille in Sandy, Utah
We're huge fans of greenhouse wedding venues, which offer an outdoor vibe no matter the weather. La Caille is a greenhouse-style venue, located at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon and featuring 22 acres of beautiful property. Share your "I dos" outside, with vineyards and mountains as you backdrop, then enjoy your reception in the Grand Atrium, the greenhouse space, which can accommodate up to 200 guests. There's also an outdoor patio complete with a pond—such a perfect photo op!
Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah
Ski enthusiasts will fall head over heels for Deer Valley Resort in Park City. With breathtaking views and the "greatest snow on earth," there's no better spot for a dreamy winter wedding. Deer Valley offers four on-mountain wedding venues: the modern yet classic Goldener Hirsh, remote and dramatic Empire Canyon Lodge, stunning Silver Lake Lodge and intimate Cushing's Cabin. The mountain views are like none other, and the award-winning food is sure to please. Wedding guests will love exploring Park City year-round.
Crescent Hall in Sandy, Utah
For a totally modern and unique Utah wedding venue, look no further than Crescent Hall in Sandy. The renovated 1930s historic school building has space for up to 200 guests, and features original exposed brick walls, arched windows, Art Deco decor and a beautiful balcony. Outside vendors are permitted, and couples praise the accommodating staff. Says one recent bride: "Gorgeous venue and amazing staff!! Everyone we interacted with from the planning phase to the event itself were so kind and incredibly helpful."
Eldredge Manor in Bountiful, Utah
This historic, Victorian-style mansion venue is a beautiful spot to say "I do." Located about 15 minutes from Salt Lake City, Eldredge Manor Reception Center hosts both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. The photo-ready grounds have a waterfall, gardens and scenic bridge. Inside, up to 600 guests will take in the grand piano, gold chandeliers, hand-carved woodwork and impressive period pieces. Basic packages from Eldredge Manor include a wedding coordinator, linen tablecloths, setup, teardown, tables, chairs and more.
Willow Springs Event Center in Springville, Utah
This affordable event center is located a few minutes south of both Orem and Provo, Utah. Willow Springs has indoor seating as well as a 30-foot sliding glass door that opens to the outdoor space and mountain views. Couples who prefer to really customize their special event by choosing their own wedding vendors will appreciate the venue's multiple rental packages, from basic to premium. Willow Springs even offers wedding invitations and a photo booth.
Sleepy Ridge Weddings in Orem, Utah
Sleepy Ridge Weddings in Orem, Utah, is a country club with views of Mount Timpanogos to the east and Utah's wetland areas to the west. Set next to a golf course, Sleepy Ridge hosts both outdoor and indoor receptions during every season. The team here prides itself on affordability and customizability so every couple can have their dream wedding. Bring in all the decor and food you want, or choose from one of their inclusive packages with preferred vendors.
This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, Utah
This Is the Place Heritage Park is a full-service wedding ceremony and reception venue in Salt Lake City with 11 (yes, 11!) different wedding spaces to choose from. With historic pew and antique windows, the Pine Valley Chapel is an ideal spot for wedding ceremonies up to 120 guests. And the Garden Spot accommodates 350 guests for dinner inside and 200 guests outside. Additionally, the event venue hosts bridal showers and engagement parties year-round. Whether you're looking for a barn setting, historic venue, museum feel or outdoor wedding venue, This Is the Place Heritage Park is, quite literally, the place.
Whispering Oaks Ranch in Moab, Utah
Whispering Oaks Ranch in Moab is perfect for your summer destination wedding. Couples can host their outdoor ceremony here, late May through October, amidst spectacular views of La Sal Mountain Peaks. The ranch is a 50-acre private property set in the mountains, with seven luxury cabins that accommodate 45 to 65 guests (note: a two-night minimum stay is required). When the wedding festivities end, adventurous couples can kick off their honeymoons with Moab's world-famous mountain biking, white-water rafting, rock climbing and hiking at Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.
Snowbasin Resort in Huntsville, Utah
Breathtaking views abound at this one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Utah. Snowbasin Resort is less than an hour outside Salt Lake City, making it easily accessible from the airport for out-of-town guests. Choose from an indoor lodge reception or outdoor mountaintop experience, accessible by an enclosed gondola). The Wasatch Range views are picture-perfect no matter the time of year, making your big day one to remember. In addition, the award-winning catering team works with couples to create their dream wedding meal, from a plated dinner to a simple dessert or appetizer reception.
Millcreek Inn in Salt Lake City, Utah
Located 20 minutes outside Salt Lake City, Millcreek Inn is a secluded retreat nestled within a mountainous canyon. Couples will enjoy this private spot set among wildflowers, streams and pine trees. Millcreek Inn specializes in outdoor weddings, with a wooden arbor perfect for cermonies and a deck lined with bistro lights for dinner and dancing. The Inn also features three banquet halls with a rustic mountain lodge feel (fireplace, anyone?) ideal for smaller indoor ceremonies and receptions.
River Bottoms Ranch in Midway, Utah
A family-run farmhouse wedding venue, River Bottoms Ranch is the perfect venue for rustic weddings. This secluded ranch is 45 minutes outside of downtown Salt Lake City, set in the beautiful surroundings of the Utah mountain valley. A wedding day at River Bottoms Ranch is sure to be full of rural elegance and quintessential American charm. The ranch hosts indoor weddings during any season in its white gambrel barn, a vintage setting full of natural light. And for a beautiful wedding outdoors, couples can utilize the newly built timber pavilion and sprawling lawn with views of Mount Timpanogos. On-site accommodations are also available for guests to spend the night—or your wedding weekend.
Zion Red Rock in Rockville, Utah
Zion Red Rock has three private wedding venues in Rockville, Utah, just minutes away from Zion National Park. Zion Red Rock Oasis is a multi-million dollar luxurious mansion set on 15 acres of land—ideal for the adventurous couple who wants a destination wedding surrounded by the beauty of nature's red rocks. Additionally, this venue offers on-site accommodations for up to 56 people that include a private lake, kayaks, paddleboards, a pool and more. Zion Red Rock Villa is also a mansion, known for its wrap-around 360-degree views of the red rocks as well as an outdoor garden. Lastly, Zion Red Rock Chalet is a cozy wooden chalet with views of Zion National Park that's ideal for the couple wanting a smaller, more affordable wedding or elopement. Each venue can host 50 to 175 guests for the ultimate all-inclusive wedding adventure.
Quiet Meadow Farm in Mapleton, Utah
This working farm sits on 150 acres at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, just minutes from Provo, Utah. You'll encounter quiet, secluded beauty and impressive views in every direction on this ranch, plus animals who graze the nearby fields for many months out of the year. The large rustic barn can seat 200 people inside and more under twinkling lights outside. Couples will love that the barn itself is already well-appointed and needs very little decorating. Note that Quiet Meadow Farm has a list of required caterers, bartenders and DJs to choose from, but couples can choose any cakes, florists, live bands and photographers they want.
Log Haven Restaurant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Log Haven Restaurant in Salt Lake is a historic garden wedding venue in Utah situated among wildflowers and waterfalls—or beautiful snowy hills. The women-owned business has consistently been recognized as one of Utah's most romantic restaurants and top wedding venues. Packages at Log Haven include a personalized wedding consultant, a customized menu, chairs, linens, cake service, and more. With multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces, the restaurant can host both small and large weddings, plus rehearsal dinners. With dinner served nightly at 5:30 p.m., couples can explore the gorgeous grounds and enjoy a meal here whenever they wish.