You fell in love with the breathtaking mountains and fresh air of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and now you want to make it the place to say your vows! There are so many incredible Jackson Hole wedding venues, so it can be overwhelming to find the perfect fit for your wedding day. As a Jackson Hole wedding photographer I am sharing my top 20 wedding venues in the area to help you find the perfect place to say “I Do!”. These are organized by type so you can easily find the one that reflects your own style.
Beautiful Ranch Venues
The Trail Creek Ranch is a gorgeous location that is hard to beat. The history of the ranch is incredibly unique and they offer multiple options for ceremony locations. In addition, the direct wedding party can all be hosted at the ranch. Here are a few important things to know about the ranch as a venue:
The ranch hosts weddings from June 15th until October 1st. On average, they hold 2-5 weddings per season.
A wedding planner is required as the ranch itself stays busy with ranching operations. To rent the venue, the avg. costs runs $4500-$5500. Couples are responsible for rentals, catering, music, etc.
The ranch usually books approximately a year in advance, but on occasion can accommodate later bookings for smaller weddings.
One of the best parts of this venue is that it allows couples to have the ranch aesthetic and experience, but completely detail the experience as it fits individually. Food, music, style, design…. it’s all yours to create. The ranch can accommodate casual, personal & intimate experiences (think BBQ & close family and friends) as small as 10 people, and at the same time it’s perfect for weddings up to 250 people in size with a formal rustic style.
Diamond Cross Ranch is the most well known ranch venue in the Jackson area. It has a lot to offer and has the most beautiful view of the Teton mountain range. Here are few important details to know about Diamond Cross Ranch:
Even though you will see horses in the pastures, this is not a working ranch, it solely operates as a venue for weddings and other events. They only book one event on any given day so you will have the whole place to yourself!
Investment is always dependent on a variety of factors, but generally weddings of 100 people or less begin at $7500.
Couples generally book at least a year in advance. Sometimes dates are available for the same year, but if you’d like a specific date it’s always smart to be planning in advance. Weekdays are an option so don’t overlook those days if you’re dying to have this place for your wedding venue!
Diamond Cross has a few unique features that make it one of the more sought after Jackson Hole Wedding Venues. Magnificent views of the Teton Range are a pretty superb starting point. The venue also offers a 13,000 sq ft event center so that weather is never an issue. [ Don’t be fooled, overcast days make for the most incredible lighting and many of the most incredible images I’ve taken have happened during the most adverse weather!] The trademark feature of the venue is their ceremonies. Just before the couple say their vows, the venue releases their horses into the pasture in front of guests. They usually enter running, which is a pretty incredible way to celebrate a wild love.
Moose Head Ranch is a breath-taking vacation destination located in the Grand Teton National Park. It is only open for weddings during their off season (Prior to 6/1 and after 8/13). With unobstructed views of the Grand Teton mountain range, quaint cabins, and the friendliest staff. This makes for a great venue to be married. Here is what to know about this Jackson Hole wedding venue:
The starting investment is $9,000 for this venue. This does not include vendors such as catering and DJs. As those are not included within the venue’s package.
Because this venue is well sought after, couples do book a year in advance. However, dates are available for the same year. Moose Head Ranch is available for weddings and other events during their off season.
There are overnight accommodations available which makes this venue a wonderful option for guests who are traveling from out of town. As well as an option for you and your sweetheart to begin your honeymoon!
Take a trip over the river, through the elk refuge and into the national forest to find this little haven. From the rustic charm of the beautifully appointed cabins, to the natural splendor of the stunning views, Flat Creek ranch most certainly serves as the perfect setting for this memorable event. They can offer a full weekend getaway for you and a small group of guests. Make that a week long stay if you really want to enjoy the outdoors before the ceremony. Take time to enjoy the company of friends and family in a way that only a remote and secluded setting can provide.
Of all the Jackson Hole wedding venues this is a wonderful option for more intimate weddings with a max capacity of 15 people. In addition, all on-site recreation is included for everyone. As are meals, wine and beer and transportation. The venue is happy to help manage the details, so you can focus on your friends and yourself!
You can also enjoy their overnight accommodations if you decide to start your honeymoon right after your wedding day!
This Ranch & Spa is a beautiful getaway venue that can accommodate all your family and friends for a long weekend wedding of relaxation. With a stunning view of the teton mountain range, their spa and outdoor activities, a wedding at the ranch becomes a romantic getaway for the entire group.
If you are looking for a venue to hold a larger wedding they can offer two outdoor spaces with beautifully manicured lawns for a daily rental fee in which tents can be placed with the same amazing backdrop. They work with all the local planners and vendors to create that magical and intimate experience for your special day.
Overnight accommodations for up to 60 guests in spacious cabins.
Situated on the banks of the Buffalo Fork River and just 30 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport, with the wild beauty of the Grand Tetons as your backdrop, Turpin Meadow Ranch offers an unbeatable setting for a Jackson Hole wedding. Their historic Ranch has been lovingly restored to its former glory and upgraded with the highest quality accommodations and an air of sophistication. Their chic western atmosphere and sumptuous but authentic decor provides an ideal setting to make your dream wedding come to life.
Beautiful scenic views with Indoor and outdoor options for ceremony and reception.
You have many options when going with Spring Creek Ranch. They have several indoor and outdoor venues for large and small weddings all in one incredible location. And the variety within the different locations within the venue are amazing! Accommodating to all sizes of weddings and elopements. There are ballrooms, stables, villas and so much more.
For smaller weddings and elopements, they also offer elopement packages and private catered dinners in their beautiful Mountain Villas with up to 20 guests. And, this is a full service venue with accommodations for lodging, catering, dining, spa, activities and more. You will have to inquire for more information and pricing.
Mountain Top Resort Venues
Snow King is favorite spot for locals & folks who have loved this area for years. Located in downtown Jackson it offers full accommdations, food options, activities, and just about everything else you could want. I chatted with Olivia who runs their special events about a few key details:
As a growing wedding venue, they hope to continue blooming and are able to host weddings all year round.
The venue offers a few spaces for weddings and ceremonies depending on the desires of the couple. [Think indoors or on top of Snow King itself!] They can accommodate small groups of 10 up to larger weddings of 250 people. On average, most couples spend $15000 to $25000 when booking the venue & it’s offerings.
Olivia also suggests couples give themselves at least 9 months to plan, but the more time the better so that you can enjoy the experience and keep it low-stress, while also being able to focus on little details!
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort welcomes every style of celebration from an extravagant affair with more than 300 guests to an intimate ceremony for two. Their top-of-the-world views are sure to make your wedding unforgettable.
There are a wide range of Investment packages based off your guest list. They also offer several venue options for you to choose from and their wedding team will help you choose the right ceremony location to make your wedding day setting unforgettable. Whether on the top of the mountain with the best view of the valley or a stunning lawn setting at the Bridger Lawn.
This is a full resort with overnight accommodations, catering, adventurous activities and more.
The Grand Targhee Resort offers an all-inclusive wedding package with an event coordinator, Discounted lodging rates for you and your guests, One complimentary suite for the couple on their wedding night, Food tasting with their coordinator & chef and Lift tickets to the summit for photography and must have moments with your love!
The ceremony area is on the Teewinot Lawn with a forested backdrop conveniently located next to the lodge for easy flow to cocktail hour or reception. There is also an on-site event manager and banquet staff that will be there for all of your needs for the day of your wedding. As well as ceremony dressing rooms and reception amenities such as chairs, tables, linens, dinnerware and light decor.
This is a full resort with overnight accommodations, catering, adventurous activities and more.
Country Club Venues
Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club
A wonderful location and views, accompanied by a variety of accommodations makes for an all-encompassing experience for guests and the couple. Here are a few key details:
This is one of the Jackson Hole wedding venues that books weddings from May through October. On average, they host about 25 weddings per year. They also recommend booking about a year in advance.
Investment for weddings here tends to range between $150 and $220 per person all included.
The venues special details are its view of the Tetons, country-club style experience, onsite catering & being only 10 minutes away from town while offering all of the above!
Teton Pines provides an outstanding setting for your life’s most cherished event. The grounds offer gorgeous bridges, ponds, and mountain views, creating a perfect backdrop for stunning wedding photos. The covered and heated deck is the perfect outdoor setting to savor cocktails and enjoy views of the golf course and mountains. After a mouthwatering meal your guests will celebrate beneath a The spacious Clubhouse provides ample room for a band or dee-jay with no reception curfew. Their incredible staff will remove the worry of event planning and make the dream of celebrating your new life together a reality.
Site fees vary with season, event size and rooms chosen. Generally a buy-out of the entire facility ranges from $5,000-$10,000.
Their delicious menu is something to be proud of so they don’t offer any outside catering other than the wedding cake.
They also recommend booking about a year in advance.
Their outdoor ceremony site is perfect for exchanging vows and allows a seamless transition from ceremony, to photos, to cocktail hour. They also offer a beautiful indoor location with soaring vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and an elegant floor to ceiling stacked stone fireplace.
Snake River Sporting Club offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for events and weddings. With 26,000 sq. ft Clubhouse directly overlooking the iconic Snake River. It is a unique Jackson Hole setting that is truly hard to beat. Not to mention the wonderful amenities and unique options for weddings.
Quaint Inn & Lodge Venues
Bentwood Inn is an acclaimed inn and one of only a few with this experience in the area. They take great care with attention to detail & put a lot of work into making guests experience unforgettable. Run by Andy & Nastassia (along with Mikey & Odie), you’ll without fail know your investment has value. I spoke with them to get a little extra info:
On average, they host 6-8 weddings per year and 4-6 elopements.
Dependent on the season, they usually rent out the entire lodge for the close family and friends of the wedding party. On average, with lodging and breakfast included, couples generally spend $8,000 to $12,000 to reserve the venue.
Generally, couples book 1-1.5 years in advance.
The inn certainly offers a unique and personal experience. The atmosphere is cozy, intimate and perfect for a wedding weekend surrounded by friends and family. They also offer chef-prepared breakfasts for all guests staying at the inn! YUM!
The Jackson Lake Lodge is a great venue that offers lodging, catering, activities and more. Located in the Grand Teton National Park with gorgeous views of the Teton mountain range. The Jackson Lake Lodge is associated with two other lodging locations, the rustic cabin by the lake at Colter Bay Village or the beautiful bed and breakfast inspired Jenny Lake Lodge. Each with their own stunning views and many accommodations.
They are open for reservations from Mid May to Mid October and can accommodate weddings of any size. Generally, couples book 1-1.5 years in advance.
Lodging and activities such as guided tours and horseback trail rides can be provided to extend the celebration!
This historic hotel venue is conveniently located right in Jackson Hole near the town square. As an indoor location it can accommodate weddings of any size. Making it the perfect spot to have a winter wedding to escape the cold. Or even a summer wedding to escape the heat of the day and get to enjoy downtown Jackson!
They are open all year round and offer beautiful lodging, complimentary wedding coordinating, and their Silver Dollar Bar & Showroom features live music until 11pm.
I personally recommend choosing a different ceremony location with a view and coming back to the hotel for an evening of celebration!
Another popular wedding venue, the Amagani is set on the crest of East Gros Ventre Butte, overlooking Jackson Hole and the Teton mountain range. Wedding ceremonies, whether intimate or grand, can be held indoors or out in a location that resonates with the bridal couple.
Unique Wedding Venues
The only place like it in the country, I’m a sucker for unique Jackson Hole wedding venues like this. I love going to the museum to explore the exhibits and special installations, but the incredible architecture & outdoor landscaping are probably my favorite part of this incredible Jackson Hole venue. After talking with Wendy, who manages events at the museum, I got a bit of info for prospective clients:
On average, the museum hosts 25 weddings per year, at all times of the year, ranging from 2 people to 150.
Wendy kindly shared with me the commonly asked faqs and price sheet as the venue offers a variety of options and spaces. After taking a peek, a good estimate would something between $5,000 and $20,000 to book, all aspects included. This would definitely fluctuate based on number of guests, added rental choices, meals, etc.
It is definitely recommended that couples inquire a minimum of a year in advance, particularly for summer dates!
Outside of the incredible architecture, the museum overlooks the National Elk Refuge which is quite a view all on its own. They also have a beautiful terrace and 14 galleries of art!
If you are looking for Jackson Hole wedding venues that provide several exceptional Grand Teton and Jackson Hole event spaces. Then Teton Science School is the place for your big day! They welcome all sorts of retreats, events, weddings, and other special gatherings.
Their wedding venue offers gorgeous settings in both Jackson Hole and the Grand Tetons, with comfortable lodging. To accommodate you before and after your wedding day!
In addition, they have many spaces that can be customized to your wedding needs. As well as catering and dining options that provide delicious and custom menus for your culinary preference. This will all be overseen by an on-site coordinator so that you can enjoy your wedding day to the fullest!
Proceeds from gatherings and events benefit all of Teton Science Schools’ education and research programs.
The national park offers many stunning backdrops for elopements and intimate ceremonies. You can go anywhere in the park, hike to Delta Lake or an easy access location with equally gorgeous views like Schwabachers Landing. Here is what you need to know about the park.
You will need apply for a permit, the price is pretty reasonable, the rangers will want to know how many guests and if you plan on setting up chairs or any decor like an arch.
These weddings can be planned fairly last minute but I would suggest giving yourself at least three months to get all the details in order.
If you are new to the area find a photographer or wedding planner that is familiar with the type of wedding or elopement you are planning so they can advise you on locations and accommodations. If you are ready to talk all about Jackson Hole wedding venues, photography, and planning, reach out!