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Stunning wedding venues in and around Fort Collins

The natural beautiful surroundings of Northern Colorado gives you a lot of variety when it comes to scenic wedding locations to make your day extra memorable. Whether you want to throw a lavish celebration with over 300 guests or an intimate ceremony surrounded by your close tribe, you can be sure to find the perfect wedding venue in Fort Collins.

Finding the ideal venue for your wedding is among the very first steps of planning your big day. Usually, your event space has the ability to set your wedding’s tone, which is why you should take this step seriously. The knot.com suggests starting the search early and making sure to ask all the right questions when finding that perfect wedding venue.

Beautiful Wedding Venues Near Fort Collins

Fort Collin’s wedding venues offer a range of options for all personalities, styles and budgets. Garden, ballroom or barn – you’ll find an amazing place to exchange your vows as you begin your lives together. Here are some great venues to check out.

Tapestry House

Are you looking for the perfect location for a Northern Colorado rustic wedding? The Tapestry House is a stunning Victorian country manor located just north of Fort Collins. The venue has beautifully manicured grounds, a garden ceremony area, grand ballroom and luxe Pavillion. The outdoor ceremony site has a ready-to-go tent back-up option which serves as both the reception and cocktail area.

The manor lets you enjoy modern amenities alongside historic vintage charm. Graced with over 40 majestic and century-old trees, lush greenery and ample outdoor space, the venue offers perfect photography backdrops. Couples get to add to the long history of this stunning locale by placing custom bricks with dates and wedding dates in the ground.

Sweetheart Winery

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Wow your guests with the unexpected by hosting them in this rustic-elegant setting.  Located on Highway 34, just 2.5 miles of Wilson BLVD in Loveland, the venue offers a unique winery experience complete with the sounds of water flowing over a rock. Spawning over a 6,600 square foot field, the property offers ample space to celebrate with family and friends.

If you are into the grand outdoors, the Sweetheart Winery is sure to have something that will suit your needs. Wine, dine and dance the night away in this rustic setting.

Sylvan Dale Ranch

If you are into horse riding and are considering making a grand entrance on a horseback, then this is the place to be. Sylvan Dale Ranch is a local farm in Loveland, Colorado sitting on a 3200-acre ranch. The site features two stunning wedding sites and a main lodge that’s just steps from the Big Thompson River. Couples can host up to 120 guests.

This rustic venue offers gorgeous views of scenic Colorado foothills and lush colorful gardens that let you create an unforgettable event right here in Fort Collins. Additionally, guests get the chance to engage in fun, outdoor adventure activities if they so wish.

Chapungu Sculpture Park

The beauty and magic of Chapungu Sculpture Park speaks to many. From the meticulous landscaping to the monumental stone sculptures and beautiful representations of nature, this park ensures your ceremony is unique and utterly unforgettable.

The venue is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, just minutes from downtown Loveland. This park can comfortably accommodate a 300-person event or be transformed into an intimate setting for your special event. It’s a great location for anyone that enjoys the natural splendor of Northern Colorado.

The Agave Room

The Agave Room offers a spacious historic ballroom with distinctive architecture, beautiful hard floors, large windows and a suspended balcony.  The venue is located in the heart of Old Town and can accommodate between 30 and 200 guests. It occupies the entire 2nd floor of the popular Rio Grande Building and has a private entrance and stairway to the ballroom. If you are looking to host your wedding in a completely private banquet room with an inviting atmosphere, then this venue is for you.

Windsong Estate

Windsong Estate is a gorgeous event venue located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The venue offers multiple indoor and outdoor venues that can accommodate up to 300 guests.

With outstanding facilities and sweeping panoramic views, this rural estate is a top contender for best wedding venues in Fort Collins. Photo opportunities are endless in the outdoor garden area where you can host your reception, as well as inside the modern indoor banquet hall that offers flexible space to accommodate an intimate gathering or grand affair.

The Elizabeth Hotel

The Elizabeth Hotel is a great spot for wedding ceremonies, receptions, engagement parties and more. With two elegant contemporary ballrooms, rooftop lounge and a colorful music venue, your guests will be in for a treat. The ballrooms have a capacity of up to 120 guests and they provide all of your celebration needs.

For a great outdoor experience, guests can gather at the hotel’s terrace which features picturesque greenery spaces, elaborate landscaping, tree-lined avenues and sweeping mountain views. This old Town Fort Collins hotel offers versatile reception spaces that can be easily transformed to suit the size and style of your celebration.

New Belgium Brewing

This is the largest craft brewery in town. The 5,100 square foot space can accommodate up to 150 guests. Couples can rent space in this industrial setting and celebrate their special day as the famous New Belgium beers brew in the background.

Eagles Nest Ranch

Eagles Nest is another great spot for intimate weddings. With stunning mountain views and incredible sunsets, the venue creates an ideal background for your special day.

The ranch sits on a 560-acre field of unspoiled rolling hills and rock cliffs. You get to experience the flavor of the old west at this rustic setting. Whether you are planning for an elegant, black-tie event or a casual affair, you will find the perfect way to showcase your style in this western-themed location.

Fort Collins Country Club

Another great wedding venue to consider. Fort Collins Country Club is a hidden gem in Northern Colorado, featuring everything from an expansive golf course to a full-service wedding destination. Guests have access to an exquisite ballroom with a gazebo that offers excellent views of the Rocky Mountains and Long’s Pond.

You can host up to 150 guests in this spectacular location. The gazebo and lush grounds offer exceptional opportunities for event photography. There are countless areas in the premises ideal for a romantic outdoor ceremony. 

The Preserve at Bingham Hill 

The Preserve at Bingham Hill is a beautiful estate that’s located in the countryside of Fort Collins. Standing next to soaring mountain peaks, old majestic trees, Lory State Park and Horsetooth Reservoir, the facility never fails to inspire and delight its guests.

The venue offers a covered bridge, gazebos and a white sandy beach making it a perfect wedding venue in Fort Collins. The beautiful setting offers ample space to accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions of any size.

Stonewall Farm

At Stonewall farms, guests get to enjoy an indoor/outdoor venue experience on a farm setting, nearly 50 acres. The venue offers an intimate and relaxed setting for your barn or garden wedding with captivating sceneries from rustic buildings, a courtyard and a luminous lake view. The expansive manicured grounds make your special day an adventure for both you and your guests.

The venue is located on the banks of Solomon Lake and has been featured among the nation’s top barn venues as reported by TheVenueReport.com. It’s perfect for those looking for simple elegance in a peaceful and picturesque environment.

The Lodge at the Mackenzie Place

Few places can match the natural beauty of this lodge. This private wedding venue has all the scenery you would associate with Colorado. It sits on a 4,000 square foot space and has capacity for up to 150 guests.

The beautiful hotel, resort/lodge sure has everything you need to ensure your once in a lifetime event is picture perfect. Additionally, you’ll discover beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to plan a ceremony personalized for you. 

Happy Heart Farm

Happy Heart Farm is another worthy option if you are looking to host your guests in an outdoor farm setting. Started by long-term Colorado residents, the venue has hosted beautiful farm weddings, dinners and events. This unique setting display’s the owners’ passion for locally-grown food, animals, education and environmental sustainability. It has hosted some of the area’s most beautiful events including the famous Farm Dinners.

Celebrate in Style

Finding an ideal venue to host your wedding can feel like the biggest challenge on your list of to-do items. In Northern Colorado, however, the choice shouldn’t be so overwhelming. Enjoy your picture-perfect day in any of these elegant, locally-inspired wedding venues in Fort Collins. And when you need to capture the beautiful moments, count on Megan Simpson Photo to do the job right.

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