What are the Top 5 wedding venues in Estes Park?
- Wild Basin Lodge
Wild Basin Lodge focuses solely on weddings. Make your reservation well in advance, because they’re practically booked all summer! There are two beautiful ceremony sites, including an outdoor amphitheatre next to the river, and an open meadow. An indoor reception area has a wrap around deck that overlooks the river. The lodge offers overnight accommodations for wedding guests.
- Black Canyon Inn
The Black Canyon Inn has three special settings to choose from for the ceremony. A lawn surrounded by beautiful granite boulders, a small island with views of Longs Peak, and The Twin Owls Pavilion looking towards Lumpy Ridge and the Mummy Range. On site, The Twin Owls Steakhouse has several rustic style banquet rooms for receptions, all with wonderful views of the Rocky Mountains.
- Estes Park Condos
Get married and have an indoor reception as you listen to the sound of Fall River. Estes Park Condos is flexible and helps to tailor your wedding to your budget and desires. Among the options for your wedding package, they provide a catering company, lodging accommodations, and permit you to bring your own alcohol.
- Historic Crags Lodge
The Historic Crags Lodge sits atop a mountain summit right in Estes Park. The Lodge has unbelievable views overlooking town, The Stanley Hotel, Lumpy Ridge and the Rocky Mountains. Have a beautiful ceremony outside, and an indoor reception in the rustic style View Dining Room, all at an affordable price. Plus, they won’t rent the site to anyone else on the same day, so your ceremony can remain flexible. They offer discounted rates for weekday weddings, and were chosen as Estes Park’s outstanding banquet service in 2010 and 2009.
- Marys Lake Lodge and Resort
At Marys Lake Lodge you can have your ceremony at the Forever Garden, a hillside site with outstanding views of Marys Lake and the Rocky Mountains. Hold your reception in The Grand Room, and all of your guests have the option of staying overnight at the lodge.
How can I obtain a marriage license?
To avoid stress, fill out your marriage application form online at the Larimer County Official Website.
Finalize your application by visiting the Clerk & Recorder’s Office in Estes Park, at 1601 Brodie Ave.
Both of you must be present, and need to bring valid identification!
If either of you has been previously married you will need to provide the date, place and type of court of the divorce, or the date and place of death of your former spouse.
The license costs $30.00 and is valid anywhere in Colorado for up to 30 days.
After you marry, sign the license and return it to the office within 60 days so that it can be recorded.
If you have any questions, call the Clerk & Recorder’s Office in Estes Park: (970) 577-2027.