Steamboat Springs Wedding Guide

Steamboat is known as a magical place for many different reasons; the fresh powder in the winter, the perfect weather in the summer or the bursting colors in the fall. Whatever the case may be, the Yampa Valley possesses the power to sweep you off your feet making it an enchanting place to solidify your love for your soulmate.

Follow our wedding guide for local recommendations to get you started in the enormous process that is planning a wedding in a magical place like Steamboat Springs, Colorado.


At Steamboat Lodging Company we offer a range of wedding lodging options from full homes to slopeside condos at many locations in Steamboat. Renting one of our large properties is the perfect way for the wedding party to maximize their time before and after the wedding. We don’t allow the actual ceremonies to be held at our properties but fully encourage wedding parties to use them as the ultimate sanctuary.

Majestic Vista Chalet is amenity laden with an indoor pool, hot tub, game room, horseshoe pits and more.

If you are looking to tie the knot under the roof of a church here are a few options we recommend in Steamboat.

Holy Name Catholic Church

  • 524 Oak Street Street downtown Steamboat Springs, CO

St Paul’s Episcopal Church

  • 846 Oak Street, downtown Steamboat Springs, CO

United Methodist Church

  • 736 Oak Street, downtown Steamboat Springs, CO

Euzoa Bible Church

  • 3205 RCR 36

The Yampa Valley offers hundreds of breathtaking wedding venues both indoor and out.  Below are our favorites where a few of us, our friends and families have tied the knot.

Catamount Ranch and Club – Indoor and outdoor venues on a private lake, golf fairway side, or in a lake house.  On-site catering and photography available. $$$$

  • Catamount Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
  • Special Events Manager Nikki Knoebel 970-846-2083

Thunderhead Lodge – Get Married and celebrate atop the Steamboat Gondola at 9,000 ft. Outdoor lawn ceremonies and indoor receptions in the Champagne Powder Room and on-site catering available. $$$$

  • Steamboat Resort, 2305 Mt Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
  • 1-800-879-9632

Strings Music Pavillion – Indoor venue with seating of up to 250 people for a dinner and 570 for a performance. Professional lighting and sound included. $$$

  • 900 Strings Rd Steamboat Springs, CO 80478
  • 970-879-5055 ext107

Olympian Hall @ Howelsen HillAn indoor venue at the base of the Howelsen Hill Ski Jumps in downtown Steamboat. Beach volleyball courts outside in summer. $

  • 845 Howelsen Parkway
  • 970-871-7054

Steamboat Springs Community Center – An indoor venue just west of downtown Steamboat on the Yampa River Core Trail – Some equipment provided free of charge. $

  • 1605 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477
  • 970-879-4300

If you choose a venue that does not have on-site catering there are many professional catering services available in Steamboat.

Amuse BouchePersonal chef, Lulu Cox, features different themes including Italian, farm to table, traditional and more.

  • 970-819-7807

Ski Town Gourmet – Personal chef, Dave Demos, features dishes made on-site using local ingredients.

  • 970-870-0291

Marnos Custom Catering – Longtime local personal chef, Nanny Marno, offers tailored services across various ethnic, seafood, southwestern and vegetarian fare.

  • 970-879-4214

Rex’s American Grill – Top rated local restaurant that offers in-house and offsite buffet style catering.

  • 970-870-0483
Professional Photography and Videography Services

Our list of tried and true local wedding photographers. Why not try a videographer to capture the big day?

Cali Frankovic – Seasoned local photographer that focuses on making her clients feel at ease in front of the camera.

  • 406-539-8665

Andy Barnhart – A Steamboat husband and wife team chasing their photography dreams in the place they love.


One Oak Photography – Local and worldwide photographer.

  • 970-222-1906

Benjamin Wedding Films – Professional videography and editing to tell your complete story. Your video will tug on your heartstrings 30 years down the road.


Think outside the box and use video and drone to tell your story and document your unique wedding experience with Benjamin Wedding Films

Live Music/DJ’S

The Loose Change Band – Harmonizing rock, soul, twang and country with light and sound engineering.

    • 970-879-8893

The Brian Smith Band – Playing all of your favorite classic covers.

Sundog – Styles ranging from acoustic to jazz to folk to rock to bluegrass.


Rock The Boat DJ Service – Taylor your music list however you want or let the DJ take control.  They will even set up a choreographed dance if you like.

    • 303-264-7911

Make sure everyone has a good time and gets home safe.

Alpine Taxi – Provides group or individual shuttle services to and from your wedding/reception.

Have a wedding in Steamboat Springs?  Be sure to check out our group lodging options.

Call us at Steamboat Lodging Company, we are your local boots on the ground lodging company providing top-notch accommodations and assistance with all things Steamboat 970-457-4785