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A Guide to the Coolest Wedding Venues in the West

Evergreen OR Wedding Venue

In your quest for the perfect wedding venue, let the vast expanse of the west coast unfold before you. From the rugged beauty of Washington, Oregon, and California, to the tropical paradise of Hawaii, and the untouched wilderness of Alaska, each state holds its own allure. Venture further inland to discover the charm of Nevada, the desert landscapes of Arizona, the picturesque mountains of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, and the enchanting scenery of Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Amidst these diverse landscapes, you'll find an array of exquisite wedding venues waiting to make your dreams come true. Whether you envision saying your vows by the ocean, amidst towering mountains, or in a rustic vineyard, the west coast offers a kaleidoscope of options to ensure your special day is nothing short of extraordinary.


Inn at Churon Winery Temecula Wedding Venue

The Inn at Churon Winery

Location: Temecula, California
Website: innatchuronwinery.com
Max Guest Count: 300 | wedding packages start at $5,000

Inn at Churon Winery is a wedding venue located in Temecula, CA. With 11 acres of lush vineyards, this winery has been designed to adorn a classic French chateau aesthetic. The onsite team works to give every soon-to-be-wed an all-inclusive, luxurious experience with their various wedding packages, elegant event spaces, and cozy accommodations. You will have a variety of backdrops to choose from throughout the property, each offering a rustic, tranquil atmosphere for your big day. One of their main ceremony spaces is the elevated Grand Gazebo, where you can say your vows alongside a panoramic view of Temecula Valley. This setting is surrounded by tranquil rock waterfalls to create a romantic atmosphere. Your guests will be seated along the manicured lawn areas separated by the paved aisle. Sculpted hedges are also present for a sophisticated touch. For your reception, you will have the open-air patio to enjoy, with flourishing greenery, overhead bistro lights, and a glorious fountain making for a breathtaking setup. In addition, Inn at Churon Winery also houses 24 guest suites, where you and your wedding party to enjoy a relaxing nuptial weekend. The onsite team commits to one event per day, ensuring that you have the entire venue to yourselves. Their platinum package includes various amenities to ensure a stress-free planning process, such as in-house catering, photography, and floral services. Other packages are also available to best suit your needs and budget. From your rehearsal dinner to your day-after brunch, Inn at Churon Winery will make sure you have a memorable start to your marriage. See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.


Kualoa Ranch HI Venue

Kualoa Ranch

Location: Kaneohe, Hawaii (Honolulu)
Website: www.kualoa.com
Max Guest Count: 250 | wedding packages start at $2,000

Kualoa Ranch in Kaneohe, Hawaii is one of the most sought after wedding venues in the area for a reason! Movie-quality views of Honolulu stun in this isolated, private nature reserve; immerse yourself in an authentic slice of the island with local culinary team that create a Hawaiian menu that will leave guests' mouths watering. Just some of their cuisine includes Kualoa grown beef, oysters, tropical fruit, and more! This nature preserve offers two iconic event spaces between their Palikū Gardens and Mōli’i Gardens. Palikū Gardens is located at the base of the sacred 1000 ft high Kānehoalani mountain peak and provides guests with beautiful views of Kāne’ohe Bay, rolling pastures, green gardens, and iconic Mokoli’i Island. Mōli’i Gardens is a beautiful two-tiered garden setting that borders an 800-year-old Hawaiian fishpond, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973. The site also includes use of a premium open-air cottage, which has been featured in various films and television shows. Plan your Hawaiian destination wedding by learning more about Kualoa Ranch today! See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.


The Paseo AZ

The Paseo

Location: Apache Junction, Arizona
Website: thepaseovenue.com

At the foot of the majestic Superstition Mountains, surrounded by picturesque native Sonoran Desert; a romantic, completely unique, private outdoor venue is waiting for you! The Paseo is a modern estate located in Apache Junction, AZ offering stunning natural beauty blended with chic indoor and lounge spaces. This family-owned desert wedding venue shines in their attention to their couples and guests, creating a personable and seamless event. Their Saguaro Package is a partially inclusive option, including either Entire Venue Rental or Reception Rental options, catering, entertainment, cake and bar service. You can always create a custom quote with The Paseo to see how they can craft a bespoke event to your vision. Picture your guests journeying along decorative paths to a sunset cocktail hour with views of both the Superstitions and the pristine desert; followed by a riveting reception in their luxury glass-front barn. See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.


Telluride Ski Resort

Telluride Ski Resort

Location: Telluride, Colorado
Website: tellurideskiresort.com

Max Guest Count: 250 | ceremony packages start at $4,000; reception packages start at $14,000

Looking for a completely luxurious and picturesque wedding venue in Colorado? Look no further than Telluride Ski Resort - an all-inclusive mountain destination with a variety of individual spaces to create the wedding of your dreams. Completely craft your resort wedding to your aesthetic and season, with areas such as Gorrono Ranch, San Sophia Overlook, Tomboy Tavern, and more! Each area is crafted for your unique experience, whether you'd like to have your ceremony right off the gondola or host your reception dinner with a private Italian dining experience. Allred's is another reception area that features an arched foyer and hallways reminiscent of old European wine cellars with stacked rock walls, custom-designed wine cabinets, and stone fireplaces. The breathtaking scenery of the Rockies will "wow" guests, while the fully trained staff will take care of your every need for the perfect wedding weekend. Start your adventure by inquiring today!

See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.


Evergreen Portland Venue

The Evergreen

Location: Portland, OR
Website: theevergreenpdx.com
Max Guest Count: 200 (seated); 550 (standing)

The Evergreen is a totally unique and modern wedding venue in the heart of Portland, OR. From its historic, restored details to state-of-the art updates, The Evergreen merges new with old, modern with classic, comfort with elegance. The venue offers a huge two-level industrial style aesthetic that can accommodate any size of wedding, from an intimate 40 person micro wedding to a 200 guest seated reception. Couples rave that they hardly had to bring in outside decor, as the immaculately designed spaced has stunning permanent lighting fixtures run through state of the art DMX system, as well as lush live greenery throughout the space. The beautiful event space was restored and renovated from its roots as a historic legion hall for the Odd Fellows; all restorations and installations were created by local Portland artisans & craftsmen to create a space worthy of Portland and its residents– a venue where we can celebrate everything the city has to offer! See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.


Sixty Chapel ID

Sixty Chapel

Location: Garden Valley, Idaho (1hr outside Boise)
Website: sixtychapel.com

Max Guest Count: Please inquire | wedding packages start at $14,000

On a sprawling 47 acres of scenic Idaho countryside, lies Sixty Chapel. This wedding venue is a complete destination for couples traveling from as near as Boise or internationally. What makes this rustic & romantic venue so special is that you will plan an entire wedding weekend with a variety of accommodations for guests, and the venue dedicated the entire venue to one couple per weekend. This means that each couple will have a bespoke planning experience where they can choose between 4 distinct backdrops (Amphitheater, Front Pond, Lower 38, and Barn) that will appeal to "the outdoorsy type and city-slickers alike". You can create a fully immersive multi-day event for your closest friends & family, while being attended to by a family-owned venue with staff who have been in the industry for over a decade. They offer packages with partial and full wedding planning for couples looking for an inclusive venue experience. See their recent real weddings on their Instagram account here.

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