Planning a Colorado wedding is special for couples who are looking for a memorable experience for their big day. The Mile-High City that is full of adventure, pristine landscapes, and unique architecture, Denver is a highly desirable wedding venue location that has something beautiful for every wedding style a couple could want.

To get a little inspiration about the incredible venues the city has to offer, take a look at some of the top locations that are always in high demand:

 

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Built in 1890, this stunning wedding venue is also one of the most recognizable landmarks in northwest Denver. Boasting nearly 7000 square feet of event space, this venue features stained glass windows, an intimate patio in which you can host your ceremony, and 4000 square feet of open gallery space for your reception. 

Services offered include event rentals, an in-house day-of coordinator, and parking. They also offer the use of the get-ready rooms, the Sanctuary for your ceremony, and the three event spaces on the property. Ideal for couples looking for a venue that is both unique and traditional at once, this venue is perfect for couples looking to bring their dream wedding to life.

Address: 3011 Vallejo Street, Denver, CO 80211

Phone: (720) 828-7688

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Ironworks is housed in a truly historic building, which first opened its doors in 1903. Originally Midwest Steel and Ironworks, the venue has been renovated and remodeled into an event space that is designed keeping in mind 1920s glamor, art deco, and the style of the depression era.

This venue boasts exposed brick, chandeliers, original hardwood floors, a bar, patio, and more. It is a single event venue, so you won’t have to worry about being disturbed by another party. Services offered include event rentals, a large prep kitchen, multiple ceremony areas, gas firepits on the patio, and more. 

Address: 25 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (720) 946-7721

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Located in Downtown Denver, The Denver Athletic Club offers couples several event spaces in which to host their big day. Spaces on offer include the Grand Ballroom, the 9700 square foot Sundeck, the Billiards Room, and the 1950s style Bowling Alley. 

The venue can accommodate up to 400 guests. Services offered include event rentals, in-house catering, and bartending services, use of the bridal suite, and more. 

Address: 1325 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (303) 534-1211

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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver offers several event spaces for you to choose from. Located in downtown Denver, this includes their ballroom reception space, the foyer, and more. 

The venue can accommodate up to 180 guests for your ceremonies and 250 guests for your reception. Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, wedding cakes created on-site, overnight accommodation for you and your guests, and more. 

Address: 1717 Champa St, Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 296-1717

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Ideal for couples looking for a more traditional venue for their big day, The Ritz-Carlton Denver can accommodate up to 400 guests for your big day. They offer not only stunning event spaces but also personalized event planning to help ensure that your wedding day goes off without a hitch. 

Spaces on offer include the Ballroom, the Plaza Level Terrace, and more. Services offered include in-house event planners, use of the bridal suite, in-house catering, and bartending services, customized menus, and more. 

Address: 1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 312-3800

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Built in 1890, The Lumber Baron Inn offers over 10000 square feet of event space. The mansion offers a grand ballroom as an indoor event space, which boasts a cathedral ceiling and elegant dining parlors. 

The venue also has three bars on-site and stunning gardens that feature lush roses and greenery. Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, event rentals, five guest suites and the Honeymoon Suite as overnight accommodation for you and your guests, set up and clean up in-house event staff, and more. 

Address: 2555 W 37th Ave, Denver, CO 80211

Phone: (303) 477-8205

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With beautifully styled spaces for ceremonies and receptions for 30-130 guests, McCreery House is an award-winning luxury wedding venue that has a lot of history and rustic charm since the late 1800s. The stunning manicured gardens and classic country décor is perfect for couples who love vintage or modern wedding styles. Eye-catching and full of color all year round, this is a wonderful picture-perfect location just minutes from downtown Loveland.

Address: 746 N. Washington Ave., Loveland, CO

Phone: (970) 310-7383

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An independent hotel located in the heart of the Cherry Creek shopping district, this venue is a gorgeous and unique hotel location in which to host your big day. 

This venue offers you the ability to choose from several wedding packages, depending on your needs. Services offered in their signature package, Truly and Sincerely, include a hotel suite for the night of the wedding for the happy couple, personalized tasting with their in-house chef, cake cutting service, and more. Other services include in-house catering and bartending services, parking, event rentals, and more.

Address: 245 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206

Phone: (720) 772-5000

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A stylish wedding venue located in the heart of the art district, Skylight is a rustic 1900s building full of character and style. Featuring beautiful large skylights to flood the space with sunlight, the views from the venue are stunning both day and night. With room to accommodate 200+ guests, couples have a choice of several reception styles for their special day. Giving couples the flexibility and convenience of shaping the space to reflect their personal style, this is a popular location that couples just love.

Address: 833 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (720) 996-0680

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Located minutes from downtown Denver, Archetype Distillery is a beautifully renovated theater specializing in special events. Their first floor houses a lobby area, host gallery, a tasting room & bar, and a European-inspired distillery with spectacular copper stills. The second floor of the venue features a beautiful, spacious second bar with a distinctive setting for special celebrations. Overall, this space can accommodate weddings of all sizes and shapes by adding a personal touch to ensure a top-of-the-line experience.

Address: 119 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Phone: (303) 999-0105

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Asterisk offers couples over 10,000 square feet of event space in which to host their big day. The Main Hall is the primary event space, which features a high-end lighting system, exposed brick walls, a roll-up door, and more. Couples can also make use of the Rooftop Patio, which is ideal for smaller events.

This venue can accommodate up to 700 guests. Services offered include event rentals, a variety of wedding packages, time for your wedding photography, audiovisual equipment, and more. 

Address: 1075 Park Ave W, Denver, CO 80205

Phone: (720) 443-4411

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Located in the River North neighborhood, Great Divide Brewing Co. offers couples their Barrel Bar and Packaging Facility to host their big day. There are several event spaces in this venue for couples to choose from, including The Bottling Hall, The Bright Tank, and The Barrel Bar. 

Able to accommodate 500+ guests, the venue boasts gorgeous views of the mountain and city skyline and is also hope to the brewery’s barrel-aged and sour beer storage. Services offered include event rental, audiovisual equipment, in-house bartending and catering services, and more.

Address: 3403 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216

Phone: (303) 867-4835

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Boasting a huge terrace with captivating mountain views, Kimpton Hotel Born is a sophisticated, luxurious hotel based in downtown Denver. With each architectural piece crafted with attention to detail, the venue reflects comfort and creativity to offer a relaxing and fun experience to all guests at the party. Whether you want to host a themed or non-themed wedding, their professional managers and staff add custom touches to all decors to ensure a unique and creative taste. 

Address: 1600 Wewatta Street Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 323-0024

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Opened in 1891, The Oxford Hotel is the most historic hotel best known for providing quintessential experiences with authenticity. A perfect example of luxury, traditions, and rich characters, this venue makes an ideal choice to throw a fairytale wedding. Be it an intimate wedding or a large ceremony; the team adds sophistication and historic charm to all-size celebrations. Their Grand Ballroom is perfect for couples looking for unparalleled settings, sure to leave a lasting impression on every guest. However, their Sage Room or Oxford Theater marked by stylish decors are best for couples who want a decadent wedding experience.

Address: 1600 17th St Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 628-5400

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Located in the Santa Fe Arts District, SPACE Gallery offers 4000 square feet of event space. Able to accommodate up to 300 guests, the venue boasts soaring ceilings, stunning architectural elements, and a contemporary backdrop for your wedding.

The venue also offers 3000 square feet of outdoor garden space. Services offered include event rentals, a catering room, a custom rolling steel bar, audiovisual equipment, a catering staging room, and more. 

Address: 400 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (303) 993-3321

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With an exciting location, flexible space, and expert services, The Maven is a modern, boutique wedding venue located in Denver’s Dairy Block. They have a luxurious, 2,100 square feet Windsor Room – perfect for hosting a grand wedding reception. It can also be separated into two intimate spaces for small gatherings. Featuring sliding glass doors that open into the Dairy Block Alley, they can host up to 180 guests with versatile setup options. Their wedding package also includes audiovisuals with a projector, big screen, and high-speed Wi-Fi facility.

Address: 1850 Wazee Street Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (720) 460-2727

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With over 28,000 square feet of event space, The Curtis is one of Denver’s most exquisite wedding venues that features the coolest retro pop culture. This hotel has different rooms, including Four Square Ballroom, Peek-a-Boo Ballroom, and Marco Polo Ballroom, and can host up to 300 guests for a cocktail party and up to 100 people for your romantic reception. From creative event spaces to unique culinary artistry to stunning city & rocky mountain views, the venue offers everything you need to make your special day extraordinary.

Address: 1405 Curtis St Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 571-0300

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A stunning wedding venue that beautifully combines rustic elegance with modern luxury, Sanctuary Golf Course is a wonderful location with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. Designed with a wow factor, there are dozens of photo opportunities inside the stone building and all around the landscaped gardens with a gorgeous waterfall and cozy pavilion. Perfect for parties of 20 to 350 guests, each wedding is designed to be stylish and memorable.

Address: 7549 Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, CO

Phone: (720) 259-0985

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With over 50 acres of gorgeous land to explore, this peaceful wedding venue is just a short 30 minute drive from the bustling modern downtown Denver area. Designed to be a stunning combination of rustic industrial style with a modern elegance that suits any wedding style, the beautifully restored barn is exquisitely restored for an impressive luxury experience. Perfect for wedding parties of 200-245 guests, all of the venue spaces are designed for comfort and fun.

Address: 8884 US HWY 285, Morrison, CO

Phone: (720) 443-1796

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With 35 acres of natural landscape and manicured gardens, Rockin’ Ranch is a beautiful wedding venue that perfectly combines country charm with modern elegance. There are multiple entertaining areas that can host between 100 and 200 guests in stylish luxury décor. With quality accommodations and activities a few minutes away, couples and guests can have an amazing experience from day until night. A special convenient perk the venue also offers is a shuttle service to pick up and drop of guests to the nearby accommodations. 

Address: 6943 County Rd. 56, Johnstown, CO

Phone: (970) 227-8009

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An incredible Denver wedding venue that has elegant rustic décor, blanc is a charming event space that has a beautiful collection of versatile party areas both indoors and out. Ideal for ceremonies and reception afterward, there are multiple spaces to comfortably accommodate up to 150 guests. Giving couples a unique space to explore for photo opportunities, every corner of this location has a wonderful collection of colors and textures that look incredible year round.

Address: 3150 Walnut St #2327, Denver, CO 80205

Phone: (303) 974-7487

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A unique wedding venue that combines a classic industrial style with elegant modern décor, Mile High Station was formerly the Midwest Steels and Ironworks building from the late 1890s. The interior design has a historic vintage look that is paired with beautiful luxury details that make every event stunning. With enough room to comfortably accommodate large parties of over 1,000 guests, couples have the option to choose from multiple spaces that are all styled to dazzle.

Address: 2027 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (720) 946-7721

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Couples who are looking for a unique wedding venue with a true wow factor, the Clock Tower is a popular location in the Denver area. With incredible views through the clock, this Italian Renaissance style building is able to host up to 60 guests. Ideal for small intimate wedding celebrations, everyone will love to look through the large clock windows over 20 floors high. Perfect for wedding portraits during the day and in the evening, the views are sure to impress.

Address: 1601 Arapahoe St #17, Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 877-0742

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Romantic and stylish, the Wellshire is a wonderfully unique wedding venue that has been a part of the Denver area since the 1920s. Offering couples versatility for their ceremony and reception, there are multiple locations that are guaranteed to be dressed in all the modern decor styles. There are multiple spaces to host parties of all sizes, this is a truly beautiful location can comfortably accommodate up to 300 guests from day through to night.

Address: 3333 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222

Phone: (303) 759-3333

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A stylish historical building from the 1900s, this beautifully restored wedding venue is a unique industrial style that is located in the gorgeous arts district. The stunning exposed beams and large vintage windows have lots of character and every space is elegantly dressed with luxury chandeliers and multiple strings of light for a warm inviting atmosphere. With space to host up to 200 guests, couples will love to explore every stylish space in the building.

Address: 200 N, Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80223

Phone: (303) 534-5403

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Conclusion

A Denver wedding will look stunning in any season and the wonderful locations that the city has to offer, give couples endless opportunities for their special day. To find the perfect backdrop for memorable photos and a wonderful space for hours of entertainment, couples should always take the time to get the ideal venue for their big day.

 

Getting Married in Denver

Looking for a fun and adventurous city to host your wedding? If yes, do consider the city of Denver. Also known as the Mile High City, Denver is the city where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, this city offers world-class cultural attractions, rich culinary talent, thriving craft breweries, and a famous music scene. Its diverse neighborhoods offer a nice variety of highlights, attractions, flair, and style, making it the perfect setting for a wedding venue.

 

Type of Venues Available

When it comes to wedding venues, Denver has a wide variety of options to offer. Popular in Denver are those venues that feature the gorgeous Rocky Mountain views. These venues include rustic event centers and golf courses with stunning backdrops. You can also choose to have your guests immersed in the city’s rich past and history by choosing to use a venue with historical significance. Take advantage of the rich culinary taste and enjoy an intimate setting by choosing to use one of the many restaurant venues. These range from cozy steakhouses to local and organic cafes.  If you’re up for elegant and classic, there are also gorgeous ballrooms at banquet halls, hotels, and resorts that you can choose from. For a relaxed laid back vibe and beer that your guests will enjoy, consider some brewery venues.

 

Popular Venues to Consider

Larimer Social is a historical landmark that can be found downtown with its gorgeous backdrop featuring the glowing canopy lights of Larimer square. Moss Denver is also popular with an urban and warm vibe created with polished cement floors, exposed rafters, and large factory-style windows.

For a unique and unusual venue with a magnificent view, you’ll want to consider Clock Tower Events. Elegant and luxurious weddings can be had with the Mile High Station.

The cost of your wedding venue will vary depending on various factors such as the wedding day, the number of hours spent at the venue, the services required, and your guest list. However, many venues in Denver will be willing to customize their packages to suit your budget.

 

Estimated Cost of A Denver Wedding

You’ll be relieved to know that getting married in Denver is relatively affordable. According to The Wedding Report Inc, couples spent an average of $23,775 in 2019 to host their weddings. This cost can be estimated for approximately 100 guests and thus will vary for you based on your guest list and the various aspects you choose to have included in your wedding.

 

Denver’s Awesome Weather

Thanks to Denver’s high altitude, its weather is incredible and mild, making it perfect for weddings all year round. This is cemented by the fact that the city experiences more than 300 days of clear sunny skies each year. The fall is busy in Denver with many festivals going on, but it is also a popular time for weddings with nice cool temperatures between 77° – 25°F and beautiful green foliage. Winters are cold, dry, and mild, with temperatures ranging between 43° to 17°F. Rates for weddings are especially good at this time, and the white snow-capped mountains make for great pictures. Spring comes around and brings with it warmer temperatures ranging from 61° – 20°F. Summers are warm, with temperatures ranging from 86 to 59. The days are warm with low humidity, and nights are cool, making it a popular wedding season in Denver.

 

Taking Care of Your Guests in Denver

Out of town guests will have no problem getting into Denver as they can either fly in via the Denver International Airport or use the rail service to Denver Union Station via the A-line. Moving around the city is easy with the use of apps like Lyft and Uber or taxi services. Bicycles and scooters are also available for rental. Various landmarks around the city can also be reached via bus services.

Not to mention, there are many hotels that your guests will have at their disposal. These are also affordable and can be found in various neighborhoods close to all the popular wedding venues. For affordable accommodation options in Denver, visit Tripadvisor.

 

Denver is a fun and exciting city with fabulous weather and unique venues that will make your wedding a wonderful and memorable experience.



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