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Unique Colorado Wedding Venues

Colorado Venues

There are so many unique Colorado wedding venues– from venues with unique and epic views to venues with totally out of the ordinary interiors, here is my roundup of my favorite unique Colorado wedding venues for couples that want something a little different on their wedding day.

Below are some of my favorite unique Colorado mountain wedding venues that I, a Colorado wedding photographer, have personally photographed at. You’ll see info on pricing, logistics and the option to see more photos from that specific wedding venue.

And if you have any questions or would like me to photograph your upcoming Colorado wedding– send me a message here or via the contact form at the bottom of this page. Enjoy!

Unique Colorado Wedding Venues Near Denver

Lyons Riverbend

Lyons River bend is one of my favorite unique Colorado wedding venues. It is situated right on the Vrain river and has beautiful views of this cliff coming right off the water. It is mainly an outdoor wedding venue but does have an included white tent for receptions.

  • Boulder wedding photographer

Distance from Denver: 1 hour

Pricing: Starting at $9,000 for a Saturday

Capacity: 200

Indoor Ceremony Option: No

Ceremony Mountain View: Kind of

Lodging on Site: Yes (the tiny homes on property can be rented)

View more info on Lyons Riverbend

Garden of the Gods Resort

Garden of the Gods is truly one of the most unique wedding venues in Colorado– where else can you get married with a backdrop of these stunning red rock formations right behind you. It’s a breathtaking venue that will wow all your guests.

  • Garden of the Gods Resort Wedding
  • Garden of the Gods Elopement

Distance from Denver: 1 hour

Pricing: $140-$250 per person + space rental fee, expect a starting range of around $10,000 and upwards of $50,000.

Capacity: 250-325 people depending on ceremony site

Indoor Ceremony Option: Yes

Ceremony Mountain View: Yes

Lodging on Site: Yes

View more info on Garden of the Gods Resort

View more info on eloping in the Garden of the Gods Park (it’s free!)

Tapestry House

Tapestry House is a super unique wedding venue because it’s a historic Victorian Mansion. This venue is located in Fort Collins, about an hour and 15 minutes from Denver. If you’re a history buff (like me!) Tapestry House might be a cool venue for your upcoming wedding. It’s also a Wedgewood property which means prices are all-inclusive so you get a bang for your buck!

Distance from Denver: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pricing: $4,790 venue & ceremony fee; $124/ per person for a Saturday wedding

Capacity: 225

Indoor Ceremony Option: Yes

Ceremony Mountain View: No

Lodging on Site: No

View more info about Tapestry House

Colorado Mountain Wedding Venues Outside of Denver

Surf Hotel

Surf Hotel is one of my favorite Colorado hotel wedding venues. It is swanky and cool and super unique. This venue is located in Buena Vista, about 2.5 hours from Denver. Buena Vista is a really cool mountain town with lots of things to do and see.

  • Surf Hotel wedding photos-38

Distance from Denver: 2.5 hours

Pricing: $10,000 rental fee; $20,000 food and beverage minimum

Capacity: 140

Indoor Ceremony Option: Yes

Ceremony Mountain View: No

Lodging on Site: Yes

View more info about Surf Hotel

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Sprague Lake

Sprague Lake is a super unique Colorado wedding venue. It’s located within Rocky Mountain National Park so provides some of the the most stunning views in all of Colorado. Having a wedding in an solely outdoor location does pose the risks of inclement weather, but with high risk comes high reward.

  • Sprague Lake Wedding

Distance from Denver: 1.5 hours

Pricing: $300

Capacity: 25ish people

Indoor Ceremony Option: No

Ceremony Mountain View: Yes

Lodging on Site: No

View more info on Sprague Lake

Learn more about me, a Colorado Wedding Photographer

Hi there! I hope you enjoyed this post about some of my favorite unique Colorado wedding venues! My name’s Leah and I’m a Colorado wedding photographer based out of Denver but traveling all across this awesome state. I specialize in fun and unique weddings with down to earth couples. If you’re looking for fun wedding photos with a luxury experience, send me a message– I’d love to chat with you!

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