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How To Enjoy The Heck Out Of Your Colorado Wedding

January 12, 2023

Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado

Come on in to the Wild West! From bachelorette party to honeymoon, your Colorado wedding is going to be one for the books. Keep reading to learn some unique and unforgettable ideas to love the heck out of your experience here.

Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado

have your reception at a microbrewery or winery

Into craft beer? Yeah me too. Love a glass of wine after a long day? Also me. More about that here if you want to learn all my favorite and least favorite things.
The Denver metro area tops out at 70 local breweries, over 150 wineries, and 20 cideries so there’s something for everyone. Many of these locations provide tours or have restaurants but they are also incredible venues for weddings. Consider a few of these:

Breckenridge Brewery
Great Divide Brewing Co.
Balistreri Vineyards
The Orchard at Wild Cider

get married at a ski resort

Skiing may be the first thing that comes to mind when Colorado is mentioned but did you know you can actually get married on a ski resort? Home to some of the worlds best slopes and rugged backcountry, saying your vows in the beautiful Rocky Mountains will be a decision you don’t regret. Check out these resorts with jaw-dropping views:

Buttermilk Mountain Lodge
The Little Nell


When my kids have a day off from school I love to pile them in the car and head to a hiking trail. We find adventure and beauty and a sense of connection when we go off the grid. Those spots at the top where the view opens up and you can breathe in the landscape have made some of our favorite memories. These same locations can be perfect for eloping. But Colorado’s forests are protected so knowing when you need a permit is key to doing it successfully. While it might make for a great story, paying a trespassing violation on your wedding day could be less than ideal! Get in touch with the national park service here:


Cheers, friend! Now get you some you time. The months are long when planning a wedding and there is no shortage of stress. Once you’ve celebrated and it’s time for the heels to slip off and tie to come undone, find a romantic location to unwind. Sometimes your venue will have a great option for when all the family and friends go home but here a few other options:

The Broadmoor
Dunton Hot Springs
Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa
The Wyman Hotel

Mountains for miles, unique venues, and cozy spots for relaxation are just a few of the amenities to make your Colorado Wedding unforgettable. Congratulations!

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