Vail Mountain is one of the most inspiring alpine environments, famous not only for the incomparable scenic beauty, but for romance. If you’ve ever dreamed of the perfect wedding, consider saying your vows in the quaint town of Vail, Colorado. Plan your special day alpine-style and treat your guests to a reception worthy of your unique love. Located in the Colorado Rockies, the happy couple and their guests will celebrate with a magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the Vail Valley, the Gore Mountain Range, the Mount of the Holy Cross, and an endless expanse of Colorado’s annual plants and trees. Find the venue that is perfect for you, as we tour Vail Mountain wedding and reception venues.
Prospective brides and grooms have a wide range of on-mountain reception destinations to choose from. Our mountaintop tour begins with a gondola ride to the Eagle’s Nest, situated at the top of Vail Mountain. The Eagle’s Nest offers amazing views and plenty of seating for large wedding groups. The Game Creek Restaurant is perfect for a mountaintop reception, offering a beautifully designed deck with the best sunset views. A newly constructed location in Keystone, the 10th Restaurant, also offers a spacious and open deck, but with picturesque views of Gore Range.
The Tavern on the Square
Another fantastic destination for your perfect day is The Tavern on the Square. Tavern on the Square is Vail’s most pristine wedding location. Between the cozy, architectural location and the added private porch, your wedding will include mountain taste and charm. The Tavern can hold up to 60 guests with a dance floor or 80 without.
Immerse yourself in European elegance at the Cortina Ballroom, the largest space in the Arrabelle. As you and your new spouse descend the grand staircase, this magical, romantic atmosphere will make your celebration feel like a fairytale. Sharing the grand staircase is the Olympic Ballroom, located across from the Cortina. Complete with a bonus room, a swanky lounge and a dance floor, the Olympic is the ideal spot for the dancing portion of your reception.
The Arrabelle at Vail Square
Head to Vail’s village for wedding venues that include The Arrabelle at Vail Square. Located at the base of Vail Mountain in the splendid Lionshead Village, the Arrabelle Square provides a pristine alpine environment for your lavish, luxurious wedding. At Arrabelle Square, festive sky lights twinkle through the clear top tent, illuminating and sparkling across the floor all night. You and your guests will feel as if you are dancing across a starry sky. The Square can hold up to 260 guests with a dance floor and 300 without.
The Great Room and Terrace
The Great Room and Terrace in Vail is another ideal venue for an unforgettable wedding. The Great Room offers dignified décor and expansive windows opening up to Vail Mountain. This unique venue also offers a private terrace, perfect for more intimate ceremonies , hosting up to 60 guests. The terrace is secluded without being out of the way, and you’ll enjoy the perfect Colorado evening for your ceremony or reception.
The International Ballroom
The International Ballroom is the another venue that will make your special day unforgettable. Located in Vail Village, The Ballroom boasts massive windows, providing ideal lighting for photography and fabulous spring views, with a private patio placed at the bottom of Vail Mountain. This location can hold up to 200 guests with a dance floor.
We conclude our tour of venue choices for your unique and special day with Cucina. Hosting up to 120 guests with a dance floor, this venue offers large windows that face towards a beautiful outdoor stone porch and fire pit. With an open view to Cucina’s outside space, the inner area provides a continual flow and connection to nature. The Cucina’s wordly charm and historical atmosphere lend an air of sophistication to your event.
With so many inspiring venue choices on our tour of Vail, hopefully you’ve chosen one to make your dreams come true by saying your vows in this beautiful town. Vail is mother nature’s ideal setting to make your wedding day truly magical.
If you’ve said yes to a venue but haven’t lined up your transportation yet, the charter services with Peak 1 Express will be perfect for your wedding! Call today to speak to our wedding specialist, Ryan, and let us help you get one more thing checked off your list.
*Featured images courtesy of the Vail Collection and Matt Alberts Photography.