A winter wedding can give a unique and memorable experience with many advantages, such as affordability, beautiful scenery, and an intimate and romantic atmosphere. Imagine a horse-drawn carriage sashaying through a winter wonderland in the heart of the holiday season. Many venues are picture-perfect for weddings; however, a festive wintry vibe takes it to a whole new fairytale level.
Warming up to a winter wedding can rival any tropical celebration of matrimony. Snowy mountain resorts provide an inviting atmosphere with the warmth of crackling fires and the glow of candlelight. With that blissful picture in mind, discover ten of the best winter wedding venues the US offers before saying “I do”.
10 Boettcher Mansion, Golden, Colorado
Every beautiful love story deserves the perfect setting for its most special day, and where better to pick than a day in the charming Old West town of Golden, Colorado? Boettcher Mansion, nestled inside Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve just outside Denver, ranks high on a bride’s list of wedding venues. This venue is ideal for nature-loving couples looking to add a woodsy flair to their wedding.
Enjoy the vast blue skies and lush evergreens of the Fireside Room Patio while promising each other forever. Fireside Room boasts stunning beamed ceilings and an unusual gauntlet chandelier that will keep guests dancing all night.
9 Sands Point Preserve In Sands Point, New York
New York City offers some of the USA’s prettiest places to get married – but consider Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, New York, as one of the most noteworthy; this is a beautiful location for a winter wedding. An additional layer of charm is added to the preserve’s already scenic surroundings when it is dusted with snow in the winter.
A 60-foot entry foyer with stained-glass windows, a sunken palm court, living rooms with even more stained-glass, a dining room with stone-carved fireplaces, a library, a billiards room, and marble bathrooms are available at the Hempstead House. A palatial venue such as this makes outdoor nuptials a second thought.
8 Rainbow Ranch Lodge & Restaurant In Gallatin Gateway, Montana
As a world-class wedding venue in Montana’s Big Sky region, the staff integrates Montana’s rustic beauty with world-class services.
With Rainbow Ranch Lodge & Restaurant, a wedding may be held indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather. A wood-beamed ceiling and stone fireplace add to the rustic ambiance of the lodge. A stunning view of the mountains surrounds the scene with majesty.
Montana’s Big Sky is a scenic mecca for adventure seekers. All guests will find many outdoor activities in the area if interested. Sleigh rides, snowmobiling, skiing, and snowshoeing are all here. It is possible to arrange these activities through the lodge.
Among the elopement packages are a one-night stay, dinner for two at the lodge restaurant, an officiant, a photographer, a wedding cake, a bouquet, a boutonnière, and champagne.
7 Mammoth Mountain Ski Area In Mammoth Lakes, California
With breathtaking scenery and an atmosphere like no other, a winter wedding at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area can be a magical experience.Take a photo with the Eastern Sierra in the background from the top of the mountain. After saying “I do,” ski or snowboard down from the summit if a different thrill is preferred. There is no better place than this heaven-high event venue to host a picturesque happily ever after than on a summit that soars 11,053 feet above sea level.
6 Topnotch Resort In Stowe, Vermont
Aside from having some of the country’s best skiing and snowboarding slopes, Vermont boasts jaw-dropping landscapes and mountain scenery. During the holidays, imagine taking a horse-drawn sleigh in the snow and making one’s way through a 120-acre wooded glade at the foothills of Mount Mansfield.
Ultimately, there is no better place to enjoy alpine luxury than Topnotch, an intimate retreat rooted in mountain spirit. This venue is the perfect space for a ceremony or dinner reception featuring sweeping views of the mountains. Fire pits provide a cozy atmosphere for any celebration.
5 Suncadia Resort In Washington
When seeking a grand wedding venue, consider the lodge at Suncadia. Snow-sprinkled weddings are held in this incredible setting. It is the perfect wedding location for those looking for a rustic, quaint setting.
Eighty miles east of Seattle and nestled in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains, this resort shines in the winter. With elegant event spaces, charming accommodations, and breathtaking natural beauty, it will certainly set the theme for a perfect wedding day. Winter guests can ski, snowboard, and ice skate at the resort or participate in other fun activities such as sleigh rides and snowshoeing.
4 Terrain At Styer’s, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
The search is over if looking for a casual, down-to-earth, yet chic venue with amazing staff. Here sits this stunning wedding venue tucked away in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.
A rustic wood-plank floor, antique furniture, and beautiful vegetation perfectly adorn this antique lodge. It is a perfect place to get married. During the winter, newlyweds will be surrounded by sparkling market lights, fir trees, and roaring fireplaces. Beyond romantic! Glen Mills is also only 27 miles from historic Philadelphia. If celebrating the new year by tying the knot at the Terrain, head over to Philly because there is no better place to usher in the new year than in Philly; it’s one of the many US cities with the best New Year’s Eve celebrations!
3 Chrystal Springs Resort In New Jersey
There is something absolutely stunning about a Crystal Springs resort wedding during the winter season. It is situated amid rolling hills, pristine lakes, and lush forests in the picturesque Skylands region of northern New Jersey.
Winter weddings are available at many beautiful venues at Crystal Springs Resort, such as Ballyowen Golf Club, Black Bear Golf Club, Minerals Hotel, Sweetgrass Pavillion, and Crystal Springs Country Club. A Champagne chalet is a beautiful, toasty outdoor space perfect for an intimate wedding.
2 Della Terra Mountain Château In Estes Park, Colorado
The image of Della Terra when snow falls is reminiscent of a scene from Currier and Ives. With its magnificent grandeur and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, this venue offers two great ceremony locations, elegant bridal suites, and high-end accommodations for the honeymoon.
Featuring a fireplace with a two-story height, a theater room, a spa and sauna, a loft bar, and fourteen luxury suites, the château will surely catch the couple’s attention. Remember that one of the reasons to visit Estes Park in winter is that it is when the terrain blankets with pristine snow and adventure abound. So cheers to saying “I do”!
1 Castle Farms In Charlevoix, Michigan
Located in the beautiful resort community of Charlevoix, Castle Farms has been voted “Best of Weddings” many times. Albert Loeb originally designed the castle in 1918 to resemble Normandy’s stone barns and castles. The Château de Fontaine-Henry in France (one of the top places to visit in Normandy, in fact) is one such example.
Beautiful wedding nuptials are exchanged in venue names such as King’s Great Hall, Chapel, and Gallery from November to April, so expect to be treated like royalty. Winter weddings in this northern Michigan castle venue are truly regal because every bride and groom deserves a fairytale wedding.