By: Natalie McGrath
Photo by Broken Antler Photography
We love being Colorado weddings planners; this state has some seriously breathtaking spots to tie the knot. We've got it all, from sweeping cityscapes, to quaint homesteads, to intoxicating mountain views that rival the Swiss Alps.
Chances are, if you're getting married in Colorado, you've considered a mountain wedding. Folks come from far and wide to get hitched in our beautiful Colorado Rockies. However, choosing a mountain venue can turn out to be somewhat overwhelming: there's so many to choose from! Whether you are having a micro wedding or larger scale event.
We're here to help you get started. Here's our top 5 picks for Colorado mountain venues.
Simply Sweet Boulder
Photo by Gaby Marie Photo
Micro weddings are trending! People are opting out of larger guest counts in favor of more intimate ceremonies of 30 people or less. If this is your cup of tea, check out Simply Sweet Boulder. This private venue is tucked away in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and has a quaint, magical feel. We're in love with the pond feature, which adds interest to the already gorgeous landscape. Simply Sweet is perfect for your micro wedding, elopement, party, or photoshoot.
2. North Star Gatherings
Photo by Alegre
Located in Idaho Springs, CO, North Star Gatherings is a 100% solar venue with views that go for miles. Suitable for weddings large or an intimate micro wedding, this mountain venue has a ceremony site overlooking the continental divide, and a newly built geodome that overlooks the Eastern ridge. Needless to say, there's no shortage of iconic Colorado views. We're in love!
3. Sunrise Amphitheater
Photo by Lynn Holly Photography .
Any Colorado-born couple knows that the Boulder Flatirons offer some killer views. Overlooking Boulder and the surrounding areas, the Sunrise Amphitheater is one of the state's most popular venues. With carved stone benches circling the area, this venue offers a unique beauty all its own. Given it's namesake, the Sunrise Amphitheater is an ideal spot for a sunrise (or sunset!) ceremony. Perfect for a micro wedding or a larger guest count.
4. Sapphire Point Outlook
Photo by Alyssa Stemo.
Perfect for micro weddings of 35 or less, Sapphire Point Outlook is a very popular choice for mountain weddings in beautiful Summit County. Overlooking Lake Dillon and the mountain ranges beyond, this venue feels like it's straight out of a fairy tale. If you're a winter bride, Sapphire Point looks even lovelier dusted in snow. A true Colorado gem.
5. The Triangle Cabin
Photo by www.tiranglecabin.com
Speaking of fairy tale weddings, Triangle Cabin has a ethereal feel unlike any other. Located in 90 minutes from Denver, these cabins offer a unique and whimsical place to tie the knot. Couples can stay in the cabins before and after to make for a streamlined experience, and the A-frame architecture offers some beautiful photo-ops. Whether you come for autumn foliage, powdered snow, or summer sunshine, the Triangle Cabins are sure to sweep you away.