The Best Wedding Venues in Utah for the Luxe Bride

April 25, 2022

Selecting the right backdrop for your wedding day is key to bringing your dream wedding to life! Booking your wedding venue is the first step any couple should take before booking any other vendors. Utah offers so many gorgeous and unique wedding venues for you to tie the knot.

Engaged couples already have so much going on in preparation for the big day. So, I’ve created this list of the best wedding venues in Utah to help you hand-pick the backdrop for some of the biggest moments of your life!

I hope you find this guide helpful! Remember, when you book your 2022/2023 wedding at one of these venues you are eligible to receive 15% off your photography package with me! Inquire with me about your wedding date at one of these venues here.

River Bottoms Ranch

A modern farmhouse style oasis placed at the feet of Utah’s noteworthy Wasatch mountains, River Bottoms Ranch is one of the most scenic wedding venues in Utah. The chic and timeless white grambel barn is the perfect blank canvas for couples who want a beautifully balanced rustic and elegant backdrop to tie the knot.

Utah wedding venue River Bottoms Ranch

River Bottoms Ranch boasts 360 degree views of valley, river, and mountains, with spacious lawns and fields perfect for customized events. The barn has space for 200 seated guests or 300 guests for a flowing reception. If you prefer to enjoy the outdoors on your big day, have your reception under the 2200 sq.ft. timber pavilion.

River Bottoms Ranch Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

The starting cost for weddings at River Bottoms Ranch is $14,000 for Monday-Thursday weddings and $19,000 for Friday-Sunday weddings. Each wedding couple is required to work with a wedding planner. The space can accomodate up to 175 guests. Wedding day rental at RBR includes access to the space from 11am-11pm. Contact River Bottoms Ranch for more details here.

Driving time to SLC International Airport: 50 minutes

La Caille

For the bride inspired by the French countryside, La Caille Vineyard is the number one venue you should consider for your Utah wedding. La Caille is located south of downtown Salt Lake City, with lush grape vines and majestic mountain views that make for a scenic wedding celebration. After a ceremony in the vineyard, you can enjoy a reception in any of the four charming indoor dining rooms, or four outdoor patios, with seating for up to 400 guests. La Caille is originally an eighteenth-century themed restaurant serving dinner seven days a week. The French cuisine is the perfect menu for a high-class wedding.

La Caille Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

The starting cost for weddings at La Caille Restaurant and Vineyard is $18,000 for 100 guests. The space offers great variety to cater to any wedding needs. La Caille can accomodate up to 800 guests and also offers intimate spaces for smaller weddings. Contact La Caille for a custom quote here.

Driving time to SLC International Airport: 30 minutes

Siempre

The newest luxury wedding venue in Utah, Siempre, sits on the side of the Wasatch Mountains in Draper. Siempre means “forever” and “always” in Spanish, and this gorgeous new venue has views of Utah as far as the eye can see. Siempre is the ideal place for any classy couple to promise their hearts to each other for forever and always.

From the Rotunda Garden inspired by the renouned Resort at Pelican Hill, to the romantic Secret Garden, and the breath-taking views of Utah and Salt Lake Valleys from the Always and Forever rooms, Siempre features exquisite details fit for the celebration of a lifetime. Not to mention the first-class attention and care the team at Siempre provides to each of their beloved couples and their guests.

Siempre Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

The starting cost to book a wedding at Siempre is $6,000 Monday-Wednesday and $10,000 Friday-Sunday. Bookings include seating for up to 250 guests per room, access to luxurious wedding suites for getting ready and touch-ups throughout the day, a Siempre venue coordinator, and much more. The venue is also equipped with a full kitchen (seriously, it’s massive) and a gorgeous marble bar. The in-house chef and wait staff are dedicated to serving your party some of the best cuisine Utah has to offer. Contact Siempre’s team for a custom quote here.

Driving time to SLC International Airport: 30 minutes

The Grand America Hotel

One of 8 hotels in the Grand America Hotels and Resorts collection that cover the wester United States, the Grand America Hotel is the largest hotel in Salt Lake City. With gorgeous ballrooms and lushious landscaping, the Grand America was designed with Old World craftsmanship that brings european style to American scale.

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The hotel offers several ballrooms and salons of varying sizes that can accomodate varying numbers of guests for your wedding. Many of these rooms include an attached patio area fit for a ceremony or cocktail hour al fresco. The central courtyard and garden area are gorgeous locations for any outdoor ceremony and the perfect backdrop for formal portraits of you and your new spouse. When you book your wedding at the Grand America, your guests will receive a 15% discount on their hotel room fees.

The Grand America Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding package pricing is based on food and beverage commitment, which varies by your guest count. Room rental fees vary depending on the space you reserve for you wedding and ceremony. For a wedding of 200-250 guests you can expect a minimum room rental fee of $5,000, which does not include catering and other services. Ask the hotel’s catering team about waiving room fees when you meet their food and beverage minimum before you book. Contact the catering team at the Grand America for a custom quote here.

Driving time to SLC International Airport: 12 minutes

Thanksgiving Point

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Right off the I-15 in Lehi, Thanksgiving Point is an expansive venue, popular tourist destination, and perhaps the Utah wedding venue with the single most lushious, perfectly manicured gardens. Bridgerton and Downton Abbey fans planning a spring or summer wedding, look no further than Thanksgiving point. Select the perfect space for your big day from 4 outdoor garden locations and 2 large indoor spaces. My favorites? The Loggia Garden (pictures below), the Italian Garden at Ashton Gardens, and the Rose Gardens (pictures above) .

Thanksgiving Point Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding package pricing at Thanksgiving Point varies depending on your food and beverage order for your event. To see the 2022 food and beverage menu click here. Contact Thanksgiving Point directly with your guest count and the room/space you would like to reserve here.

Driving time to SLC International Airport: 30 minutes

Sleepy Ridge

Owned by the same creative mastermind behind the venue Siempre, Sleepy Ridge is a gorgeous castle-like wedding venue situated on an expansive golf course in Orem, Utah. With several garden and ballrooms to choose from, Sleepy Ridge offers primarily indoor spaces for your wedding and reception. Have your ceremony under the gondola, and your dinner and reception in a garden room. Then, sneak away for a sunset photo-op on the green.

Sleepy Ridge Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at Sleepy Ridge start at $3700 for either the Sunset Room of the Garden Room or starting at $8700 for the entire building. The venue is also available for luncheon-only rentals. Contact the team at Sleepy Ridge to check availability for your wedding date and get a custom quote here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 45 minutes

Wadley Farms

Wadley Farms is where fairytale weddings become reality. This family-owned venue’s cornerstone space, the Castle, is home to a 4500 square foot romantic old-world ballroom with two grand staircases and a 38 foot fireplace. The Castle is surrounded by 23 acres of vineyards and orchards,. Also on the property are two other historic buildings also available for hosting your wedding day events. No better wedding venue in Utah exists to make a bride and groom feel like royalty on their wedding day.

Wadley Farms Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at Wadley Farms start at $3,500 for Monday-Thursday and $5,000 for Friday-Saturday for use of the entire Castle from 2pm-10pm. All-day rentals from 10am-10pm are also available. The Barn and Railroad buildings are each available starting at $2,500 for Monday-Thursday and $2,800 for Friday-Saturday. Reach out to the team at Wadley Farms for your custom wedding package quote here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 45 minutes

Walker Farms

Walker Farms is another (more affordable) modern farmhouse-style venue at the base of the Wasatch mountains in Lindon, Utah. Once a functioning homestead in the early 1900’s, Walker Farms is now a remodeled “gathering place for you, your family, and friends to celebrate life!” The main building is a gorgeous white barn with massive windows from floor to ceiling (providing great lighting for the best photographs!) with a country-glamorous ballroom inside featuring a strikingly beautiful chandelier, grand staircase, European-style stone fireplace, and even a white baby grand piano.

Adjacent to the barn is the original cilo ornamented with the American Flag, making Walker Farms, combined with its all-American history, the perfect place for true patriots to seal the deal. The manicured grass lawn and pavilion outside the main building are fit for a summertime ceremony or post-dinner dance party.

Walker Farms Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at Walker Farms start at $4,500 for Monday-Wednesday events and $6,500 for Friday-Saturday events. Walker Farms does not host weddings or events on Sundays. Wedding packages include exclusive access to the entire property from 10am-10pm. Inquire about booking your wedding at Walker Farms here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 60 minutes

River Bridge Event Center

Located in the outskirts of Spanish Fork, Utah, River Bridge Event Center is a modern-rustic venue. Up to 300 guests can be accomodated inside their ballroom or outdoors with a water feature and large dance floor. The venue features an all-white interior with large windows that invite the perfect amount of light for bright photos.

The venue also features a bride’s room with dainty floral wallpaper and big windows for the perfect getting-ready photos. You will also have access to a groom’s room with forest green walls and comfy couches for the groom to hang with his best guys before you tie the knot. Unique details around the outside of the property, including the diamond doors and gorgeous views of the Wasatch Mountains, are a must-see before you decide on your wedding venue.

River Bridge Event Center Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at River Bridge Event Center start at $4,000-$4,500 for Monday-Thursday rentals and $5,500 for Friday-Saturday Rentals. The venue requires exclusive use of Bacchus Bartending Service and Sheps Culinary Creations for food and beverage. Contact River Bridge Event Center to set up a tour or book them for your day here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 65 minutes

The Commercial Club SLC

Once home to the Chamber of Commerce and the Commerical Club – a distinguished business club for gentlemen – this historic building now hosts some of the classiest events in Salt Lake City. Inside the second floor ballroom you will find ornate, original 20th century architecture, sparkling chandeliers, a marble grand staircase entryway, and loads of natural light flooding in the windows. The venue also features a large upstairs bride’s room for you and your girls to prepare for the day. The groom’s room is downstairs so you can be sure your groom won’t see you before he is supposed to.

The Commercial Club Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at The Commercial Club SLC start at just $2,000 for smaller weddings of 50 people or less, or starting at $3,000 for Monday-Thursday reservations and $3,500 Friday-Sunday. The venue does not have any exclusive vendor policies, so you can bring all your favorite vendors to make your day uniquely yours. Find out more about what The Commercial Club SLC has to offer here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 15 minutes

Magnolia Grove Weddings

If you’re looking for sweet southern charm for your Utah wedding, Magnolia Grove is the best Utah wedding venue choice. The classic red brick and white-column exterior with manicured lawns and gardens, combined with the white marble and vintage-furnished interior, will make you feel like royalty on your big day. Just minutes away from I-15, this venue is truly a one-of-a-kind space nestled in the south end of the Salt Lake Valley. Not to mention the garden’s beautiful waterfall that will make your outdoor ceremony extra magical. You won’t find another venue of this design in Utah.

Magnolia Grove Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding packages at Magnolia Grove start at $4,795 for 100 guests Monday-Thursday or $5,295 for 100 guests Friday-Sunday. These packages uniquely include a three-tier buttercream wedding cake as well as food and beverage for all your guests. When you choose Magnolia Grove to host your wedding, you will have exclusive access to the entire property from 4pm-10pm. If you prefer not to use Magnolia Grove’s food and beverage services and would rather bring in your own team of vendors, rental of the property alone starts at only $2,600 Monday-Thursday and $5,000 Friday-Sunday for use of the space from 5pm-10pm. Contact Magnolia Grove to get a custom quote here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 30 minutes

Oak Hills Reception & Event Center (garden and ballroom only)

Oak Hills Reception and Event Center, located in Layton, Utah, is the perfect setting for a classy garden ceremony and ballroom reception. This timeless venue can accomodate up to 80 guests, making it a great option for more intimate weddings. The beautiful outdoor lawn features a ceremony area with pergolas that can be decorated to provide shade for your guests. The ceremony archway is backed by a variety of large pine trees and a mountain view for a scenic backdrop. Following your ceremony, you can host an outdoor reception or bring your guests inside the ballroom for dinner and dancing.

Oak Hills Wedding Cost and Other Booking Details

Wedding reception packages at Oak Hills start at $2,999 while ceremony packages start at $599, making Oak Hills a great option if you want to host your ceremony or reception at another location and use Oak Hills for only part of your celebration. Or reserve the space for both your ceremony and reception and spend your day at this luxurious Utah wedding venue. Oak Hills offers in-house catering and allows outside vendors as well. For more details and request a custom quote, contact Oak Hills here.

Driving time from SLC International Airport: 30 minutes

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