Top 5 Idaho Wedding Venues | Idaho Wedding Photographer

November 9, 2022

These Idaho wedding venues are so magical. In this blog post, I am going to include my top 5 favorite spots for you to celebrate your wedding day! The Idaho wedding venues that I have listed are all breathtaking and offer different experiences for every couple.

Idaho Wedding Venues

Tamarack Resort

Tamarack Resort is located in McCall, Idaho! It offers stunning mountain views, on-site lodging for your loved ones, and tons of outdoor recreation activities such as mountain biking, zip lining, hiking, and water sports on Lake Cascade! There is a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy! Tamarack Resort offers three different venue options to fit all your wedding needs. Keep reading to learn more more about the Meadow, the Marina, and the Mountain!

“If you’re torn between finding Idaho wedding venues that can provide equal parts historic charm, serious luxury, and incomparable natural beauty, then look no further.”

The Meadow features 3 buildings  to choose from: The Chapel, The Grange, and The School House. It is located near Lake Cascade and hosts up to 200 people! 

The Marina offers couples the chance to wed on the water with a ceremony aboard a pontoon boat on Lake Cascade! How fun is that?! It hosts up to 25 people and is the perfect option for couples who want a unique, intimate wedding! Be sure to consider the guest mobility and comfort level for the boat ride when choosing this venue.

The Mountain is perfect for more adventurous couples! You can treat your guests to a scenic chairlift ride on the way to your ceremony! It hosts up to 75 people. However, be sure to consider the guest mobility and comfort level with heights when choosing this venue.

Idaho Wedding Venues

Sun Valley Lodge

Sun Valley Lodge is located in Sun Valley, Idaho! It has breathtaking views of the Sawtooth Mountains, a full-service resort, and they offer horseback riding. Of course the Sun Valley Lodge offers many different venue options to accommodate your wedding needs.

Trail Creek Pavilion is the most popular choice among many couples. It offers a stunning outdoor ceremony lawn, interior bistro lighting and chandeliers, and a spectacular Bald Mountain view! It is both an indoor and outdoor venue that hosts up to 350 people! Their availability is from May – October!

In addition to the Trail Creek Pavilion, Sun Valley Lodge also offers the Trail Creek Cabin! It was originally built in 1937 and is located next to the beautiful Trail Creek waters with a view of Bald Mountain in the distance! The highlights of this spectacular spot is a charming river deck and bar, an outdoor patio, as well as stone fire places! Trail Creek Cabin hosts up to 65 people and is accessible by sleigh, wagon or car! It is the perfect venue for an intimate mountain wedding year-round!

River Run Lodge is located at the base of Bald Mountain near Big Wood River. In addition to the breathtaking views, this elegant venue offers an expansive ceremony lawn, an outdoor patio with a fire pit. floor-to-ceiling windows, and towering rock fireplaces. Not to mention the gorgeous chandeliers! This venue is available all year round and hosts up to 350 people!

The Sun Valley Club provides stunning views of Dollar Mountain and Bald Mountain! It is available all year round and offers a wraparound terrace, indoor and outdoor stone fireplaces, a beautiful dining room, as well as floor to ceiling windows! It is available all year round and hosts up to 150 people!

The Limelight Ballroom is an indoor venue with crystal chandeliers as well as a private outdoor terrace! The retractable walls allow the space to be broken into three smaller rooms, perfect for a group of any size! This venue is available year round and hosts up to 550 people!

Idaho Wedding Venues

Redfish Lake Lodge

Next is the Redfish Lake Lodge is located in Stanley, Idaho! The lodge sits right on Red Fish Lake and offers epic views of the Sawtooth Mountains. They offer an outdoor tent that can hold anywhere from 60 to 225 guests! There are 5 cabins reserved for the bridal party and guests at the lodge. Additional lodging is available at their sister hotels in the town of Stanley! Also, their special honeymoon cabin for the newlyweds is to die for!

The Redfish Marina sits directly in front of the Lodge and offers boat rentals and shuttles across the lake! They offer catering with in-house gourmet food and beverages! How nice is that? In addition to catering, they also supply a tent, tables, chairs, an arch, dance floor, linens, as well as a day of coordinator!

They also offer two locations to choose from for the ceremony! You can reserve the North Shore picnic area along the lake or the nondenominational Sawtooth Mediation Chapel in Stanley!

Idaho Wedding Venues

Coeur d’Alene Resort

Coeur d’Alene Resort is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho! It offers picturesque lake views, on-site lodging for your loved ones, catering services, and bar services available for an additional fee! They offer the luxurious Hagadone Event Center! The Hagadone Event Center overlooks Lake Coeur d’Alene and the Floating Green at the resort golf course. In addition to having indoor and outdoor space, it has stunning glass walls, beautiful fireplaces, 10,000 square feet of event space, a reflection pool which is the ceremony spot, a gated guest entrance, and private suites! (resort image from looyengaphotography)

Idaho Wedding Venues

Galena Lodge

Finally, The Galena Lodge is located in Ketchum, Idaho! It offers stunning mountain views, historic lodge for your guests, and they cater from scratch with fresh ingredients! The lawn space is perfect for a tent celebration! The ceremony spot has a gorgeous view of Galena Peak and the Boulder Mountains. You can host up to 200 people, Galena Lodge offers picnic tables for your reception that seats up to 10 people and wooden benches are available for your ceremony as well as 50 wooden chairs!

As I have shown in this blog post, these are just a few of my favorite Idaho wedding venues! Let’s chat and start planning out your dream wedding.

Idaho Wedding Venues

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