Not sure whether to have a beach wedding with white sands and crystal-blue waters, or to say your vows in front of a dramatic landscape with towering snow-capped mountains? Well, if you can’t decide then look no further! Lake Tahoe wedding venues offer all of this. Located on the Northern California-Nevada border, this breath-taking spot has it all: tropical beaches, ski resorts, casinos, luxurious spas, delicious food… the list is endless! With a wedding venue in Lake Tahoe, you have the choice between intimate mountain cabins, sunny beach retreats and luxurious hotels. So… if you’re looking to find the perfect wedding venue that has it all… look no further than these stunning locations on Lake Tahoe
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
This lakeside venue has everything, from a mountain lodge and ballroom to a stunning lawn with picturesque mountains in the backdrop. It can truly cater to summer or winter weddings! There’s also an on-site event planner that will take care of all the little details, leaving you to relax with a spa treatment or even skiing at the nearby Squaw Valley.
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Stuck for choice between a beach wedding or mountain views? Well, there’s no need at this South Lake Tahoe wedding venue. Situated on seven acres of beachfront property, this is a stunning setting for a classic lakefront wedding or a big bash for 250 of your guests. The open-plan ballroom allows for an indoor-outdoor wedding reception, or you could even take over the Boathouse on the Pier and watch the sun set behind the mountains.
The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
Why not say your vows at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe in Truckee. Located mid-mountain, this wedding venue is a winter paradise with a stunning spa, mountain access and “marshmology”- après-ski s’more-making lessons! Exclusive access is also available for the Lake Club, a serene venue situated on the waterfront, if a lake view is what you desire for your big day. In the warmer months, say ‘I do’ in the Meadows and sip cocktails beside the seven-foot fireplace on the Fireside Terrace. Its sophisticated ballrooms are the epitome of mountain luxury, where vast windows frame the beautiful scenery alongside white glove dinner service and exclusive packages.
Tahoe Mountain Club
This stunning retreat in the Sierra Nevada Mountains offers four venues for a romantic destination wedding. Schaffer’s Camp is an outstanding mountain lodge complete with cosy fireplaces, a modern menu and a gondola. PJ’s has an intimate indoor space perfect for a smaller wedding, plus the expansive lawn is perfect for those long summer nights. Old Greenwood House sits above the golf course and offers uninterrupted views and charming cabin styling. Or head over to the Alpine Club, famous for its après scene and central location, for tranquil luxury.
Twenty Mile House
How about a blast from the past and a trip back in time at Twenty Mile House? This eco-estate is located in an 1854 stagecoach stop in Reno, Nevada. Housed on 200 acres along the Feather River, you’ll be spoilt for choice between the garden, pine tree forest and riverfront settings for your wedding. Be enchanted by an al fresco dinner on the home’s charming wraparound porch, where your guests will be treated to an organic and locally sourced gourmet meal. The main house and three cabins can also accommodate the couple and wedding party for the weekend.
The Landing Resort and Spa
Perfect for a winter wedding, the Landing is a boutique waterfront venue in South Lake Tahoe, comprised of only 77 rooms- each boasting their own stone fireplace. The 12 nearby ski resorts will also ensure that boredom is never a topic of your free time! The Grand Rooftop Terrace is the perfect place for your ceremony, where you can exchange vows in the light snowfall whilst overlooking the lake and mountains. The sophisticated ballroom can also accommodate up to 300 guests.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
One of California’s most iconic ski resorts, not to mention the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, this resort offers a wide range of venues for your wedding. Customized packages are designed by the staff, ensuring all you needs are met. This includes an on-site wedding coordinator, a private menu testing and stunning lodging for all your guests. If you want to add a touch of adrenaline to your special day, then ride the aerial tram to High Camp, where you can say ‘I do’ at 8,200 feet, or why not meet in the garden at the Olympic Village Lodge, where beautiful, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings provide the perfect backdrop for you to create your dream wedding.
Northstar California Resort
With a host of wedding packages to fit your needs, Northstar California offers a troupe of professionals to help coordinate your special day, whether you wish for hot chocolates by the fire or a trip to the summit. Enjoy a house-smoked barbecue at Summit Smokehouse or a Bloody Mary at Zephyr Lodge to help recover from the festivities.
The Ridge Tahoe
This resort is situated on the Nevada side of the lake and provides ski-in, ski-out access to Heavenly Mountain Resort. The hotel and wedding location also boast incredible views, thanks to its location on a ridge high above Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe. This venue is also perfect for extending the celebrations, with hotel rooms and condos available. If you’re looking for unique, the Grand View Garden offers an organic rocky outcropping as an altar and the Stagecoach View Room offers spectacular views across the ski resort.
The Chateau at Incline Village
Located in the centre of Incline Village, this venue oozes opulence, with the vaulted timber ceilings, stunning stone fireplaces and a 5,200 square foot ballroom that can be sectioned however you desire. And that’s all before you venture outdoors! The wrap-around decks offer unrivalled views of the lake and golf course, perfect for a cocktail in the sun! The experienced in-house event staff and on-site caterers will leave you without a single worry in the world. The bride and groom’s quarters are included in the rental, so you can get ready in peace at the Chateau.
Resort at Squaw Creek
Encompassing sleek design and a peaceful mountain atmosphere, The Resort at Squaw Creek offers ski-in, ski-out access, waterfall views, award-winning dining and a championship golf course. The mountain views are incomparable, and the outdoor fireplaces offer welcome warmth to enjoy s’mores on the Spa Deck. There are both indoor and outdoor event spaces for your celebrations, including three restaurants and two ballrooms, talk about spoilt for choice! Dinner is sure to be delicious with the locally sourced menu and in-house pastry chef!
This venue is host to stunning views and showcases Lake Tahoe’s natural beauty, the North Lawn and the 17th Green both offer lake and mountain backdrops for your ceremony. The clubhouse is available for receptions; with the North Room able to accommodate up to 150 guests and the smaller South Room can host 90 people, both of which have outdoor decks to enjoy. The 154 guest rooms also ensure that the party can continue all weekend!
Heavenly Mountain Resort
If you can’t imagine anywhere more beautiful to say ‘I do” than on the top of a mountain, Heavenly Mountain Resort is the place for you! Weddings can take place from June to September, with ceremonies being held thousands of feet above Lake Tahoe. Access to this stunning venue is provided by the resort’s Aerial Tram and the Lakeview Lodge is available for either indoor or outdoor receptions. This incredible venue can host up to 200 guests.
North Tahoe Event Center
Located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Kings Beach, this beautiful venue offers beach ceremonies and indoor or outdoor reception spaces. The reception room plays host to stunning floor-to-ceiling windows that display incredible views of the lake and can hold up to 350 guests. The venue also works with caterer Bella Affair to guarantee a stress-free day.