Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe has so many wedding venues that it might be hard to chose which one is best for you. There are wedding venues all around the Lake, with some venues being right on the water, and some venues where you have to take a gondola up the mountain.

Whatever Tahoe wedding venue you decide on, you’ll have gorgeous views of the lake, the mountains, the forest or all of the above. Tahoe is surrounded with beautiful nature. So I have made a list of some of the best Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues for you!

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The Hyatt Lake Tahoe

This Lake Tahoe wedding venue has so many options, a lakefront ceremony, a wedding in a lush green meadow, an intimate gathering in a mountain lodge, or a grand reception in the Lakeside Ballroom. The Hyatt Regency wedding venue provides the dreamiest setting.

“With the snow sparkling on the High Sierras across the lake, there’s no better place to celebrate a wedding than with us here in Lake Tahoe. Whether you envision your wedding on a pristine lakeside beach, a snow-covered dock or in an elegant lake view ballroom, the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino offers romantic venues where family and friends can celebrate magical moments.”

My favorite thing about this wedding venue is everything is all in one location. So the getting ready suits, the ceremony and receptions spaces are all within walking distances of each other. So this makes things very easy for the wedding couple, guests and also me the photographer. I can pop back and forth to photograph the guys and girls getting ready then head right over to the ceremony location.

If you’d like more information on the Hyatt Lake Tahoe, I have written an entire blog post on it. Click here to go there!

High Camp at Palisades Tahoe

If you want to wow your guests, this is a venue for that. Everyone will take a gondola ride up the mountain to arrive. High Camp at Palisades Tahoe is another venue with multiple options. My favorite is the mountain top locations; the Upper Deck at High camp for the ceremony and The Terrace Room at High Camp for the reception. Your guests will marvel at the expansive views of Lake Tahoe and surrounding Sierra while they watch you exchange your vows mid-mountain.

“When choosing Squaw Valley to host your Lake Tahoe wedding, we’ll ensure a flawless and memorable event. Our staff is dedicated to creating a timeless wedding experience. We are able to enhance any wedding with the little details and personal touches to truly create a unique experience. With indoor and outdoor venues, you can have the wedding of your dreams!”

Details & Pricing 
Accommodates | 220
Food & Beverage Minimum Range | $18,000-$25,000
Typical Food and Beverage Cost Per Person | $153++
Venue Package Range | $3,500-$8,500

West Shore Cafe

This Tahoe wedding venue is straight out a fairy tale. With the option of doing a full buy out, it is the perfect location for you and all your wedding guests. You make a grand entrance by arriving by boat, have your ceremony on the lawn, dine on the deck and pier, and hold dancing inside; the options are endless with this location.

West Shore Cafe is another venue that has everything on-site as far as getting ready suits, ceremony and reception spaces. Sunset portraits are so easy at this location, we just step outside and we’re right on the beach.

Details & Pricing 
Availability | Year Round
Accommodates | 250
Venue Package Range | $7,500-$30,500

If you’d like to read the blog post all about West Shore Cafe, click here!

Lakeview Lodge

Lakeview Lodge is one of the Heavenly wedding venues. It is another venue that will impress your guests. If you really want to have a view, Lakeview lodge will give you 180 degrees of views. Guests will ride a mile-long aerial tram up 8,200 feet to the venue. Your ceremony will be held outside on the deck overlooking the lake following your reception that has a two tiered dining room that has windows where you can still enjoy the sun set behind the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Details & Pricing 
Availability | June-September
Accommodates | 200
Food & Beverage Minimum Range | $4,500-$11,000
Typical Food and Beverage Cost Per Person: $155++
Venue Package Range | $3,500-$7,000
Ceremony Fee | $550

Northstar California

The views of Northstar are breathtaking! For guests traveling from out of town, they are going to blown away by Tahoe’s beauty. Sunset portraits at this Tahoe wedding venue couldn’t be prettier with the field of wildflowers. This venue is in between the North Shore of Tahoe and Truckee. Their reception space, Zephyr Lodge has a wall of windows to let in lots of natural light and enjoy the beauty of outside.

“Bring your extraordinary event to an equally extraordinary setting in Northstar, and elevate your group’s experience to an unimaginable level at 8,610 feet – with stunning views and countless incomparable activities amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe.”

Details & Pricing 
Availability | June-September
Accommodates | 300+
Food & Beverage Minimum Range | $16,000-$20,000
Venue Package Range | $8,500-$10,000
Ceremony Only Fee | $7,500

Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe

This wedding venue has Disney princess Snow White feels! Your ceremony looks like it is in the middle of the woods. You’ll have an aisle of pine trees to exchange your vows and say your “I dos” and dance the night away under the Tahoe sky full of stars.

“Wedding dreams come to life at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The magic of the mountains, paired with the luxury of the resort creates an unforgettable destination for couples to celebrate their big day. Ceremonies can be hosted in outdoor venues including the Meadows, set against the mountains, or the aptly named Woods. The slope-view Fireside Terrace or The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom are perfect for gathering friends and family for an evening reception.”

There it is, some of the best wedding venues around the Lake. This doesn’t mean that there isn’t other locations that are just as beautiful though! If you are looking for a wedding photographer that specializes in the Lake Tahoe and Reno area, send over an email and let’s get chatting!

Valhalla Tahoe 

Valhalla Tahoe is a wedding venue that is in South Lake Tahoe, located at the end of Camp Richardson beach. The main lodge was built in 1924 and features hardwood floors and French doors that open onto a lodgepole pine porch. With the option to have your wedding ceremony outside under the towering pines on the lawn or inside the historic building in front of their fireplace.

Fun Fact, I photographed my first wedding here!

Details & Pricing 
Availability | April – December
Accommodates | 130
Outside Catering Required 
Venue Package Range | $5,000-$9,000

The Landing, Lake Tahoe

The Landing, Lake Tahoe is a wedding venue located on the South side, just before the Stateline of Nevada. Their best wedding ceremony location is their Grand Rooftop Terrace. From there, you’ll get the best views of the lake and mountains without being on the beach.

“The Landing Resort and Spa is a hotel wedding venue. This scenic destination is tucked at the edge of Lake Tahoe, so you can tie the knot overlooking the lake’s turquoise waters. Set against a backdrop of rugged mountains, it is sure to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. To match its unforgettable event spaces, the venue provides top-quality service for your once-in-a-lifetime event.”

Details & Pricing 
Availability | Year Round
Accommodates | 250
Venue Package Range | $4,500-5,400

The Chateau at Incline

Details & Pricing 
Availability | Year Round
Accommodates | 120-200
Typical Food and Beverage Cost Per Person: $80++
Venue Package Range | $2,300-8,000
Ceremony Fee | $550

If you have any questions about wedding venues in Lake Tahoe, I am happy to help!

Or if you are ready to book me as your photographer, let’s get started!

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    What a great list you have made! This is super helpful for couples!

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