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Local Venues

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A Church Salida

A Church is located in beautiful downtown Salida, Colorado. This historic 1885 building has been revitalized to serve as a nondenominational church. 

 

We are an all inclusive venue welcoming traditional and LGBT weddings to celebrate your special day. Our versatile building can take many forms from rehearsal dinner, the ceremony, formal dining, dance floor, mingling on our private courtyard patio to a send-off brunch.  A Church is open year round.

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The Barn at Howard Creek Farm

Howard Creek Farm is a wedding barn ideal for couples looking to frame their memorable event with the simple beauty of the outdoors and the vintage charm of an old barn. Located just 15 minutes outside of Salida, Colorado we offer an unique space for your ceremony and reception. Say your “I Do’s” with a gorgeous backdrop of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the sounds of the Arkansas River in the background.  Our space can accommodate parties of up to 200 guests.

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The Barn At Sunset Ranch

The Barn at Sunset Ranch is located in the quaint, picturesque mountain town of Buena Vista, Colorado. Our goal is to provide you with the most memorable and perfect venue for you to say your vows at the base of 14,000 ft mountains. Our barn accommodates 180 guests and includes your ceremony site, bridal suite, grooms quarters, and reception hall.

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Blue Coyote Ranch

Blue Coyote Ranch provides mountain seclusion only five minutes from downtown Salida!

 

Wake up to birds singing and our resident deer grazing on 33 acres of pine forest and pastureland. Our property sleeps 39 people in a combination of hotel-style rooms and cabin rentals. We are an ideal property for wedding groups, family reunions and retreats.

 

Our cabins and Inn are a short walk from one another, so you will always be close to your loved ones. Gathering spaces like our jumbo firepit, indoor/outdoor seating areas and hot tub give you ample opportunity to catch up with friends and family. A full property rental allows you to enjoy getting together with your group without the risk of disturbing neighbors or other guests. 

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Freight

Our 135-year-old railroad freight depot has been renovated into a 3,500 sq. ft. reception hall with 32′ ceilings. Located in Leadville, Colorado, FREIGHT boasts a backdrop of Mt. Massive and Mt. Elbert and original sliding doors. Within two blocks of historic downtown Leadville, this 230 person capacity venue offers indoor and outdoor accommodations for any sized event.

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Guyton Ranch

Guyton Ranch is a private 330-acre ranch in Fairplay, Colorado. With stunning mountain backdrops, Guyton is located less than one hour from Denver. Featuring an impeccable natural setting, over 10 unique event spaces, indoor and outdoor facilities, a game Saloon, and a newly remodeled ranch house with sleeping accommodations for 10, Guyton Ranch embodies the ideal wedding venue. 

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Hutchinson Ranch Weddings + Events

Hutchinson is a beautiful historic working Ranch in Salida, Colorado. The Ranch is steeped in history and majestic views of the Rockies. With various ceremony sites and a newly completed events barn, Hutchinson is ready for your special occasion. The Ranch provides all the conveniences of being in town at Salida.

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Joyful Journeys Hot Springs Spa + Event Center

 Joyful Journey is a quiet oasis located in the mystic San Luis Valley, surrounded by 360-degree views of majestic mountain ranges. We offer indoor/outdoor wedding site choices and reception venues, a variety of lodging options, along with soaking in the mineral hot springs and acclaimed spa treatments. Located in Moffat, Colorado, Joyful Journeys is a unique Colorado wedding destination.

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The Loft Theater

The Loft Theater is a historic wedding venue nestled in the heart of downtown Buena Vista. We have various packages to suit any couple’s budget – ranging from the just the space to full service accommodations. Our mission is to make wedding planning easy, affordable, and stress-free! 

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Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

No matter what the season, the outdoor wedding venues at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort will provide the most memorable wedding backdrop.  Located between Buena Vista and Salida, along the Continental Divide, the Resort is an all natural geothermic hot springs at the base of majestic Mount Princeton.

 

Mount Princeton Resort offers two ceremony sites, a flower-filled meadow nestled on Chalk Creek or the more expansive Pavilion Lawn.  Two reception facilities are available, the Pavilion and the Conference Center. Your event planner will assist in all your needs both leading up to and on your wedding day. 

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Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark is conveniently located ten minutes south of Buena Vista and 20 minutes north of Salida. With beautiful riverfront property, Noah's has a picturesque outdoor ceremony site and covered reception area for up to 200 guests. If you're looking for mountain views with the sound of the Arkansas River, you have found your venue. Noah's Ark currently has availability for weddings in September and October.

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Salida Steamplant

The SteamPlant Event Center is central Colorado’s uniquely beautiful and historic venue for weddings, meetings, conferences, banquets and more.  We are located in historic downtown Salida on the banks of the Arkansas River.

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Shaw's River Ranch

Shaw's River Ranch is only 10 minutes just outside of Salida yet a million miles away. You will have full access to the Lodge, outdoor firepits, stage, indoor and outdoor seating, two bars, prep kitchen, pool table, shuffle board, fireplace, bocce ball court and much more.

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The Steel Horse

The Steel Horse - the flagship location of The Colorado Retreat Co. - is the ideal destination for a rustic, experiential, DIY wedding with accommodations in Villa Grove, Colorado. The venue, a photo booth, an outdoor ceremony site with mountain views, on-site accommodations (and so much more) are all included at a reasonable cost, with no vendor restrictions or requirements. 

 

Micro weddings are our sweet spot, but we can seat up to 140 guests in the barn. Multi-day (usually Friday to Sunday) weddings are our specialty. 

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The Surf Hotel

A destination wedding venue in Buena Vista, Colorado. Inspired by the understated elegance of European-style hotels and the spectacular natural beauty of our home in the Rocky Mountains, our unique perspective and location offer guests a sense of luxury without pretension. No matter the style or format of your wedding, our hospitality begins in the planning process, as we help you curate your unique vision for your day (or several days) of mountain town elegance.

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The Terrace on Main

The Terrace on Main is an elegant rooftop venue located in the heart of Buena Vista's historic and quaint downtown. With European flair, the Terrace features a gorgeous bar with stunning mountain views, long reclaimed wood tables, marble bistro tables, and French chairs. A focal point is the oversized fireplace and the glorious mountain views. The terrace also boasts green vinery and lemon trees. Perfect for intimate weddings and/or classy rehearsal brunches and dinners for parties up to 80 people.

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Three Peaks Ranch

Our unique ranch sits at the base of 3, fourteen thousand foot Peaks outside of the iconic town of Westcliffe, Colorado. We have 4 luxury farmhouse cabins with en suite bathrooms. A large modern rustic wedding barn that hosts up to 200 guests, and includes tables and chairs, a catering cabin with full kitchen, and panoramic views of both the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the Wet Mountains. 

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Willow Vale Events

Located in Hillside, Colorado, Willow Vale offers multiple ceremony sites, indoor/outdoor reception area, bar service, plates, tables, chairs, flatware, glasses, waitstaff, setup. Cottage rentals are also available.

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