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Planning your wedding and dream of mountain views, changing leaves, and cool weather? You’re going to LOVE these Fall wedding venues in Colorado.
#10: Wedgewood Black Forest – Colorado Springs
Nestled in the trees of Colorado Springs, this venue has the colors every Fall lover is looking for on their special day. Surrounded by trees, Black Forest by Wedgewood Weddings is the perfect venue for anyone with a natural, woodsy theme. This outdoor ceremony site is pet friendly so bring your furry friends along too; however, for more traditional couples, there is an indoor chapel option as well for up to 300 guests. Black Forest is an all-inclusive resort venue, so you can rest easy knowing you won’t have to prepare a vendor list. This Fall wedding venue is sure to “leaf” a lasting impression!
#9: Beano’s Cabin – Beaver Creek
Located in the mountains of Beaver Creek, this venue features an open lawn and wrap around deck. The gorgeous log cabin ballroom is adorned with antler chandeliers, windows that welcome natural light and mountain views, stone hearth, and vaulted ceilings. It’s also pet friendly, so if you’re looking to include your four-legged friend in your wedding, this will be a wonderful venue for you. Beano’s Cabin can accommodate 150 guests in the Summer and 98 guests in the Winter. This Fall wedding venue was awarded with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and is sure to leave an impression you “wood” not soon forget.
#8: Deer Creek Valley Ranch – Bailey
Set in Bailey, Colorado between Denver and Fairplay, the Deer Creek Valley Ranch has two rustic reception locations and two gorgeous ceremony sites to choose for your Fall wedding. The barn venue is the ideal reception spot for a simple, romantic theme. With a barn loft for the bride and the ultimate man cave for the groom, the Ranch offers the best of both worlds. It’s a classic saloon styled dance hall suitable for 150 guests. The homestead reception venue has a natural, woodsy theme and is perfect for the outdoorsy couple. This location has a homestead house with private suites for the bride and groom to get ready in. It’s also home to Duke’s Terrace, making for a lovely outdoor cocktail site and accommodating up to 140 guests. Deer Creek Valley Ranch has so many options for your wedding, you’re sure to find a venue you’re “fawn’d” of.
#7: Donovan Pavilion – Vail
Nuzzled between Gore Creek and west Vail, this venue has expansive views of mountain valleys and 50 acres of open space available for taking that magazine worthy photo. This stunning and modern alpine lodge features towering windows, arched beams, and outdoor fire pits for guests to enjoy the crisp Fall air. With a 5,200 square foot reception site, you can rest easy knowing you have the option to invite up to 200 guests with another 100 guests on the terrace that overlooks Gore Creek. The outdoor ceremony sites, which are chosen by the couple anywhere on the 50 acres of land, are pet friendly so you can share your special day with your special four-legged friend! If you’re looking for the “peak” experience, the Donovan Pavilion is the perfect Fall wedding venue for you.
#6: Cherokee Ranch and Castle – Sedalia
Resting on 3,400 acres of land in Sedalia, you will find this incredible 1926 Scottish style castle. As if getting married in a castle isn’t enough, the views from the Cherokee Ranch and Castle are some of the best in Colorado. With Pikes Peak visible to the South, Denver to the North, and the Rockies straight ahead, this wedding venue is picture perfect 360 degrees around! Inside the castle, you’ll find priceless artifacts from around the world. This is the perfect Fall Colorado wedding venue for any history buff! Don’t make a “rook-y” mistake and take this castle.
#5: Devil’s Thumb Ranch – Tabernash
Devil’s Thumb Ranch is at the base of the Continental Divide and offers morning ceremonies to watch the sunrise over the Divide. From mountain views and the smell of pine, to the most amazing arbor and overnight accommodations for 350 guests, this venue has almost anything you can imagine. Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a resort style venue where their packages include not one day, but the whole weekend! You really “autumn” know just how breathtaking this venue is, especially during the Fall when all the colors pop.
#4: Spruce Mountain Ranch – Larkspur
Cozied into the foothills of the Rockies, Spruce Mountain Ranch is the perfect venue for any rustic themed wedding. This venue boasts two separate ceremony/reception venues based on your guest count; the upper ranch can accommodate up to 325 guests and the lower ranch can accommodate up to 250 guests. The bridal cottage/loft is a major draw because it features a salon-styled room and a groom’s lounge that all his boys will approve of. The view from the mountainside ceremony site, if timed right, displays a train passing in the background. Whether you look up those train schedules or not, Spruce Mountain Ranch is an “engine-eous” choice for your Fall wedding.
#3: Della Terra Mountain Chateau – Estes Park
Looking to be surrounded by nature’s most beautiful views? The Della Terra Mountain Chateau is the venue for you. Hidden in awe-inspiring Estes Park, this venue has everything a Fall fanatic could want. The chateau has two ceremony sites, a bridal salon/dressing room/lounge, a groom’s theatre getting-ready room, and can accommodate 200 guests. The Della Terra Mountain Chateau is a stunning option for having a secluded, mountain wedding without compromising the guest count. Choosing a venue doesn’t have to be “rocky”—this Fall wedding venue is just what you need to compliment your special day planning.
#2: Camp Hale – Vail
This wedding venue is minutes from Vail and has served the Vail Valley and Summit County for more than 30 years. Camp Hale is the perfect venue to incorporate elements of nature into your ceremony, with views of mountains and water. Whether you’re planning an elopement or giant celebration, Camp Hale can accommodate up to 250 guests in a tented reception. While this venue doesn’t have a technical indoor reception, the surrounding views will lose your guests in the the outdoor beauty. If you’re looking for a Fall wedding venue in Colorado with pristine imagery, Camp Hale is guaranteed to be one you’ll “lake” a lot.
#1: The Little Nell – Aspen
This wedding deck stands at 11,212 feet in the mountains of Aspen, Colorado and onlooking the Elk Mountain Range. With views on par with the Coors mountain, Mount Wilson, in Telluride, The Little Nell is the most breathtaking wedding venue in Colorado. This mountaintop ceremony site can accommodate up to 250 guests so everyone can enjoy the view and happy couple. The Aspen Resort has numerous choices for your reception for the celebration to continue. The ceremony site, reception options, and the entire experience are all reasons this venue is unrivaled. To “summit” up, jaws will drop for years to come when looking back at your photos at The Little Nell.
There you have it! We hope you enjoyed reading about our 10 favorite fall wedding venues in Colorado. Once you select your wedding venue, book an appointment at our Denver bridal shop and work with your own personal stylist to find the gown of your dreams. At The Bridal Collection, you can choose from boho wedding dresses, traditional ball gowns, sexy fit and flare wedding dresses, beaded wedding dresses, plus size wedding dresses, or modest wedding dresses.