Local Venues

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A Church Salida

A Church is located at 419 D Street in beautiful downtown Salida, CO. 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 to the ceremony, formal dinning, dance floor, mingling on our private courtyard patio and 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 guests 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 14,000ft mountains. Our barn accommodates 180 guests and includes your ceremony site, bridal suite, grooms quarters, and reception hall.

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Chaffee County Fairgounds

Chaffee County Fairgrounds offers many amenities including a 6,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall, meeting room, commercial kitchens, grand stands, RV hook ups and livestock stalls. We also offer a 10,000 sq. ft. event space that can be creatively outfitted.

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Eden West Ranch

Offering a private outdoor wedding venue built around the Historical Lodge, choose under the willows, the manicured Lodge lawns, or an adjacent lavender field for your special day. At Eden West Ranch, you decide the style: rustic, down-to-earth, or formal. Your pace, your plans.

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Everett Ranch Weddings

Family owned and operated since 1890, the Everett Ranch offers couples the opportunity to exchange vows with a backdrop of beautiful skies and the majestic Rocky Mountains. With breathtaking mountain views near the historic mountain town of Salida, you, your guests and family can enjoy the peaceful beauty the Everett Ranch has to offer.   From an elegantly rustic affair to a down-home country barbecue celebration, the Everett Ranch is the perfect setting for your special day. Make your wedding a one-of-a-kind with memories that last a lifetime.

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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, that boasts a backdrop of Mt. Massive and Mt. Elbert and original sliding doors. Within 2 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 with stunning mountain backdrops 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, 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. Just two miles west of Salida, the Ranch provides all the conveniences of town.

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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. Joyful Journey is a unique Colorado wedding destination.

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The Loft Theater

The Loft Theater, in Buena Vista, CO is a historic Colorado wedding venue, nestled in the heart of downtown Buena Vista. We have various packages to suit any couple’s budget – ranging from the space to full service accommodations. Our heart is to make wedding planning easy, affordable, and stress-free! We originally started our journey in Colorado Springs in 2010 and were so excited to open in Buena Vista in 2017.

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Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

No matter what 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 which accommodates smaller receptions.

 

Your event planner will assist in all your needs both leading up to and on your Wedding Day. Pair your magical outdoor wedding at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort with a fully catered reception onsite plus ample accommodations and spa treatments for all your wedding guests.

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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 on highway 285. With beautiful riverfront property, Noah's also has a picturesque outdoor ceremony site and covered reception area for up to 200 guests. If you're looking for mountain views with the sould 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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Rustic Happenings

This picturesque wedding venue based in Westcliffe, boasts stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, includes a pavilion, courtyard, bar area, fire pits for chilly nights, and a commercial kitchen.

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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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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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Three Peaks Ranch

Our 85 acre ranch hosts views of the Crestone Peak 14er range in the iconic town of Westcliffe. We have beautiful, custom designed architectural structures for lodging, two modern “glamping” tents with hot water showers, and a picturesque deck with a fireplace. Our 2020 couples will enjoy our large gathering structure with a kitchen, rustic wedding pavilion that hosts 150 guests, and includes tables and chairs.

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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 also available.

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