Vail, Beaver Creek, Summit Co. draw weddings, skiing
Vail CO, Colorado
Colorado’s ski mountains make for magnificent memories
Alpenglow Stube: At an elevation of 11,444 feet, it’s the highest gourmet restaurant in North America. Two gondola rides lasting 45 minutes escort guests up the mountain. Accommodates 85 year-round.
Summit House: Located at the top of Dercum Mountain, Summit House offers a casual, rustic setting for a reception. Accommodates 200 in the summer.
Timber Ridge (The Outpost): Timber Ridge provides a spacious mountain lodge atmosphere with cathedral ceilings and a two-story stone fireplace. The outdoor deck offers spectacular views of the Gore and Ten Mile ranges. Accommodates 250 in the summer.
For more information, visit http://keystone.snow.com/info/weddings.asp.
Ten Mile Station: At 10,234 feet, Ten Mile Station boasts views of the Upper Blue Valley. Accommodates 200 guests late May through September.
For more information on Breckenridge weddings, call (970) 496-3843 or visit
Solitude Station: An outdoor venue in the middle of Copper Mountain, accommodates 250, available summer.
For more information on Copper weddings, call (970) 968-2318, ext. 30522 or visit http://www.coppercolorado.com/groupsmeetings/weddings/index.htm.
The Lodge at Sunspot: Winter Park’s premier venue is accessible by chairlift or gondola, as well as traditional transportation. The lodge features a huge wrap-around deck overlooking the Continental Divide. Accommodates 200 in the summer.
For more information on Winter Park weddings, call (970) 726-1659 or visit http://www.skiwinterpark.com/groups/weddings/index.htm
Black Forest: A large, heated tent with picnic tables, seats up to 80 people with indoor and outdoor picnic tables, at the bottom of the racetrack, available winter only.
Eagle’s Nest Marketplace: The Marketplace offers a gorgeous deck with spectacular views of mountain peaks. Accommodates 150 for a plated dinner, 300 buffet or 400 standing, available summer and winter.
Game Creek Restaurant: Game Creek Restaurant is Vail’s most exclusive dining experience, with an upscale chalet located in the White River National Forest. For a more casual dining experience, try Game Creek Bistro at the lower level of Game Creek Restaurant. Accommodates 50-75 guests. Restaurant accommodates 150 for a plated dinner, 200 for a cocktail reception, available winter and summer.
Mid-Vail Sarge’s: A heated pavilion with wooden picnic tables, can be private. Accommodates 150 or up to 500 with indoor and outdoor tables, available winter only.
Vintner’s: Vintner’s is an intimate venue for groups of 50 or less; it’s a room off of Marketplace. It offers a quaint dining experience with a deck overlooking surrounding mountains. Available summer and winter.
Wedding Deck: The wedding deck is a rustic outdoor amphitheater with majestic views. Available only for ceremonies, it’s located a short walk from Adventure Ridge complex via the gondola. Accommodates 180-200, only available in the summer.
Wildwood Smokehouse: Wildwood is the perfect venue for a true mountain wedding. It’s located at the top of Vail Mountain at 11,000 feet and overlooks Vail’s back bowls. Available summer, accommodates 80-100.
For more information on Vail weddings, call 1-866-231-VAIL or visit http://vail.snow.com/winter/vp.eventgroup.weddings.asp
Allie’s Cabin: Allie’s Cabin is located in an aspen grove on Beaver Creek Mountain. It accommodates up to 100 guests, winter and summer.
Beano’s Cabin: Named for one of the valley’s original homesteaders, Beano’s is a cozy log cabin that offers sweeping views of Grouse Mountain and the Gore Range. Accommodates 150 guests winter and summer.
Zach’s Cabin: Zach’s is one of Beaver Creek’s newest on mountain locales. Accommodates 100, winter and summer
For more information on Beaver Creek weddings, call 1-866-395-3185 or visit http://beavercreek.snow.com.
Day Lodge: The spacious deck overlooking Sunlight Ski Area, full-service lounge and dining hall can accommodate 200 in the summer.
For more information on Sunlight weddings, visit http://www.sunlightmtn.com/weddings_groups1.htm
The Sundeck: The Sundeck offers guests incomparable alpine cooking and a rustic atmosphere at 11,212 feet. Thirty-foot ceilings soar, grounded by a huge rock fireplace. Accommodates 130 guests for dinner or 200 for a reception. (970) 920-4600 or http://www.aspensnowmass.com/groups/weddings.cfm
The Aspen Mountain Club: Atop the highest peak of the Elk Mountain Range in Aspen sits the Aspen Mountain Club, an exclusive, members-only retreat.
The Wedding Deck: A intimate venue where most ceremonies are held, the Wedding Deck accommodates 280, available summer.
The Meadows: An alternative for larger wedding parties, the Meadows accommodates more than 300 people, available in summer.
Lynn Britt Cabin: An elegant western cabin located on the slopes of Snowmass, the Lynn Britt Cabin offers an indoor/outdoor setting for ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners. (970) 923-0469 or http://www.aspensnowmass.com/groups/weddings.cfm.