Choices for Colorado Wedding Sites are Vast

You can let your imagination go when thinking about planning a wedding in Colorado. If you have a theme in mind, you can consider wedding venues and sites that would best accommodate you ideas. Perhaps have your wedding ceremony in an unusual place, with a more traditional wedding reception. Or if you have your ceremony at a church, you can be creative with a non-tradition wedding reception in a unique location.

You may also consider Mansions and Historic Sites for unusual Colorado Weddings.


Unique Wedding Sites Across Colorado

The Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster is an unusual, yet delightful venue for a wedding. You could have an exotic ceremony in an indoor tropical rainforest or in the outdoor patio and gazebo with butterflies fluttering all around you. The Butterfly pavilion has thousands of beautifully colored butterflies with over 50 different species. A wedding may be scheduled during a butterfly release where you see butterflies come out of chrysalids and enter their new tropical habitat.

Why not go on a hot air balloon ride to celebrate a wedding? There are numerous companies throughout the state that offer year-round balloon rides. You will likely have transportation to the launch site and be served champaign upon your landing. Some may choose to say “I do” in the balloon with a few guests, or have ceremony a beforehand and have the bride and groom leave in balloon. One must consider however, that most companies schedule balloon flights just after sunrise to ensure the safest conditions.

The Estes Park Aerial tramway is a great alternative to the hot air balloon. You can have a small ceremony at the top of Prospect Mountain at 8,700 feet. The bride and groom ride the tram for free and the natural sites in the rock outcroppings at the top are also free to use. In less than 5 minutes you will ascend 1,100 feet, being carried at 200 feet above the mountainside below with a magnificent view of Longs Peak awaiting you.

Another one-of-a-kind venue that takes advantage of Colorado’s natural beauty is the Folsom field stadium at the University of Colorado. Here, the natural flatirons in the foothills of boulder provide the perfect scenery for a larger scale event. One could also have a grandiose wedding at the Redrocks amphitheater in Morrison Colorado. With its breathtaking scenery and amazing acoustics, it has been a favorite site of performers and concert-goers for over a century. Many notable rock and roll concerts have been played at Redrocks. Redrocks is the only naturally occurring amphitheater in the world.

Unusual Wedding Venues in the Denver Area

Colorado offers many unusual venues to have a wedding. For those who wish to have a fun celebration, one that is a bit out of the ordinary, the downtown Denver area has many options to choose from. A wedding within the city is great for everyone involved as there are plenty of accommodations for guests, and the city is in close proximity to the airport.

Weddings at Stone Mountain Lodge and Cabins

Imagine an Outdoor Colorado Wedding with a lush green backdrop, towering red cliffs and a pond-side reception tent.


In the mountains, yet convenient to both Estes Park and Boulder, Colorado, there are Cabins and Lodging for your out of town guests.

The Denver art museum, located in the heart of downtown, is truly a one-of-a-kind venue. The facility itself is an architectural piece of art. The museum houses modern and contemporary are as well as traditional pieces from across the globe. For the special event, galleries may be opened upon request. A wedding at the Denver art museum comes with an in-house party planner, a bridal suite, and the wedding party is provided with a variety of recommended caterers.

Another option is to have a wedding at the Downtown Aquarium where you can see exhibits with animals from different areas of the world as well as venture through the million gallon aquarium. One may choose to have a wedding ceremony amongst the aquatic life. The downtown aquarium has a grand ballroom and a full-service restaurant for a memorable reception.

Coors field, home of the Colorado Rockies, is another great place to exchange vows in a unique fashion. It is one of the few ballparks in the country that allow wedding ceremonies to be held at home plate. Large receptions of up to 2000 people can be accommodated at the stadium.

Denver’s Botanic Gardens and Hudson Gardens are some other options for one-of-a-kind venues that offer the ultimate outdoor wedding experience within the city. The grounds in these parks are filled with various gardens offering numerous unique wedding sites within the park. While still being somewhat out of the ordinary, the natural surroundings of foliage, flowers, and lily ponds can make a ceremony a truly elegant and peaceful experience. Read more about Colorado Garden Weddings.

You can also readr more about Weddings in Downtow Denver and other Colorado Cities.