Whether you have an upcoming wedding, bridal shower, anniversary, graduation party, or other celebration, there are plenty of gorgeous Colorado Springs event venues to choose from. Some specialize in a particular type of function, like weddings, while others will gladly host any sort of event. Similarly, you can choose from a venue that is inside a historic building, one that overlooks some of Colorado's natural beauty, or one in the middle of a city. Some are surrounded by wildlife while others are easily accessible. You only have to decide what style of event you want and which venue best fits your theme.
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1.A Pikes Peak Wedding
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This event venue specializes in weddings, all of which take place at the Blue Skies Inn within historic Manitou Springs. The team at Pikes Peak Mountain takes care of the entire wedding for you so you don't have to worry about the little details. In addition to the beautiful venue at the Blue Skies Inn, the package includes everything from professional photos to stunning flowers to your ideal type of ceremony. It even includes hors d'oeuvres and a delicious cake. The bride and groom are only in charge of getting the marriage license, the rings, and whatever they will be wearing. Don't worry about details like the wedding dinner, reception, or even the honeymoon, as packages can include a two-night stay. Read more
402 Manitou Avenue, Carriage House, Manitou Springs, CO, Phone: 719-685-9012
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2.Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Facility Rentals
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Everyone who visits Cheyenne Mountain Zoo loves it as this is the only mountain zoo in the country with amazing views. You can schedule an event here and rent out the facilities to turn your wedding or other event into a magical experience filled with gorgeous scenery. The Lodge at Moose Lake is within the zoo and provides an elegant yet rustic and spacious yet cozy atmosphere, with exposed wood ceilings and a stone fireplace. Or host your event at the Safari Lodge for a more intimate setting of up to 50 people. This building is within the African Rift Valley exhibit and is an African-themed hut with floor-to-ceiling windows and a private deck. You can even rent out the entire zoo at night!
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-633-9925
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3.Cheyenne Mountain Resort
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The Cheyenne Mountain Resort gives guests an authentic experience in the Rocky Mountains and is also an excellent wedding venue. You can plan a custom-designed wedding for intimate celebrations or hundreds of guests. Choose your ideal venue from the range of options on the 217-acre property and the ballroom or terrace for the elegant cuisine. The resort has wedding planners on staff, so you don't have to worry about anything. The resort will gladly enhance your package with additional services, such as a farewell champagne brunch before you leave on your honeymoon or a bridal spa package to help you get ready for the big day.
3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-538-4000
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4.Colorado Springs Marriott
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The Colorado Springs Marriott does more than offer an amazing night's rest; it also hosts weddings and other events. There are 15 event rooms to choose from, including a maximum of 10 breakout rooms. When all is said and done, the Marriott can host an event with 777 people. The Grand Ballroom is a favorite, with its lavish interior and ability to combine indoor and outdoor space. The hotel has its own talented event planners on staff to take away the stress and make sure your wedding goes smoothly. The hotel staff can even help you find the best entertainment in the area following the wedding.
5580 Tech Center Drive, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-260-1800
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© Craftwood Inn
The Craftwood Inn sits between Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak, making for amazing views. Every bridal couple gets one-on-one planning so your special day goes the exact way you want with the help of their professional coordinators. This inn has more than 38 years of experience with weddings, putting you in good hands. Even in the wintertime, you can enjoy an outdoor wedding – complete with a hot toddy station so everyone stays warm. There is even the Sandstone Wedding Gardens and separate dwellings in the form of the Groom's Den and Bride's Cottage. To make everything straightforward and simple, the Craftwood Inn offers a range of packages with some level of customization.
404 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO, Phone: 808-937-5428
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© Crystal Rose
The Crystal Rose has been hosting affordable weddings since 1987, giving them 30 years of experience and the skills needed to make your big day truly special. It even won a People's Choice Award from the Rocky Mountain News. Weddings at Crystal Rose are elegant and all-inclusive, with everything from the wedding venue to the decorations, catering, and entertainment. The menu is specially curated but can be customized to meet your tastes. Crystal Rose actually has two different locations in the Denver area, including one by the crest of Lookout Mountain and another about a quarter mile away from the other. Choose the views you prefer, lake or mountains.
636 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO, Phone: 303-526-7530
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7.Garden of the Gods
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The Garden of the Gods hosts weddings and other events in addition to its other resort functions, including amazing views, golfing, and a spa. Getting married here gives you a backdrop against the majesty of the Rocky Mountains plus the red rocks found in the Garden of the Gods. The venue can accommodate wedding parties of all sizes and always aims to exceed expectations. Even the interior spaces have nearly floor-to-ceiling windows so guests (and your bridal party) can enjoy the natural beauty around you throughout the event. All events also feature first-class cuisine with a customized menu created by you and the catering experts.
3320 Mesa Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 800-923-8838
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8.Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center
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Glen Eyrie Castle is a magical space for your wedding or other romantic event as most people have dreamed of getting married in a castle with rolling lawns and amazing views of the surrounding Colorado beauty. Glen Eyrie is a full-service venue and with 97 overnight rooms, all your guests can stay right on site if they choose. Your event can take place on a historic property with more than 700 acres of land in Queen's Canyon along the Rocky Mountains. Its location several minutes from downtown Colorado Springs makes additional entertainment during your stay a breeze. At the same time, it feels secluded and private.
3820 North 30th Street, CO, Phone: 800-944-4536
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9.Hillside Gardens & Event Center
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The Hillside Gardens are truly a picturesque location for a wedding or any other similar event. They have the space to accommodate a wide range of groups, from an intimate setting to a large wedding where everyone is invited. During the event, guests are treated to panoramic views of the Front Range and Pikes Peak along with aromatic garden smells. Enjoy the outdoors in nice weather or bring your event under the pavilion if you are afraid of rain. Hillside Gardens lets you choose whether you want to pick your vendors or get suggestions, taking care of as much or as little as you want them to.
1006 S. Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-209-1366
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10.La Foret Conference & Retreat
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La Foret Conference & Retreat aims to host your wedding in a space that is truly surrounded by nature. They host camps as well as retreats or weddings and can fit up to 175 people in Inglis Hall. Many brides prefer Ponderosa Lodge, which was built in 1928 and features a grand staircase, large great room, balconies, original metalwork, and wood logs. This is a more intimate setting for up to 60. There is also the Taylor Memorial Chapel for those who want to get married in a religious place that is one with nature, complete with views of Pike's Peak.
6145 Shoup Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-495-2743
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© Phantom Canyon
The banquet hall at Phantom Canyon Brewing Company is picturesque and historic, perfect for a wedding, reunion, or other event. Don't dismiss the idea of having your event at a brew pub until you check out the venue. Some will choose to have their rehearsal dinner here while others will have the full reception. There are 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and arched windows to admire. The full-size kitchen and the private bar can provide for your event, catering from anything between 25 and 200 people. Similarly, the dining menu is extensive, with options ranging from upscale dishes to traditional pub favorites, giving your event the atmosphere you want.
2 East Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-635-2800
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12.The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs
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The Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs is a gorgeous and relaxing place to stay close to natural attractions and with amenities such as a heated indoor pool. This makes it the perfect setting to host your event and a good place for your guests stay. The hotel has its own wedding planners to create a magical day you will remember. The reception will be pure elegance and feel like it is right out of a fairy tale, whichever style you choose. The venue is full-service with catering and wedding planners, along with chefs who are willing to customize the menu based on your tastes.
8110 N. Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-598-5770
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© The Antlers
The Antlers is a Wyndham Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs, and between its location and luxury, it is an excellent event venue. Your guests can stay in one of the several hundred rooms and every wedding package includes a complimentary guest room for the bride and groom for their first night as a couple along with breakfast for two and a bottle of champagne. It also includes a champagne toast, complimentary self-parking on the wedding night, cake cutting, all the linens and china, and the dance floor. Additional amenities are available and the Antlers always provides spectacular scenery for any couple's big day.
4 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-955-5600
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14.Briarhurst Manor Estate
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The Briarhurst Manor Estate is only 10 minutes away from downtown Colorado Springs and has everything you need to set the tone on your special day, from a rose garden to a gazebo. There is also elegant patio dining outdoors. The Victorian estate has the backdrop of Pikes Peak and seating for as many as 500 guests. As a historic Victorian estate, the choices for wedding photos are limitless, including staring out of windows surrounded by ivy-covered walls and more creative shots. The manor was actually built in 1876, so you will feel as if you are transported back in time. Enjoy the extensive wine list and treat your guests to a five-course dinner.
404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO, Phone: 719-685-1864
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© The Broadmoor
The Broadmoor is an AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star resort that, with their 98 years of experience, is perfect for relaxation or for hosting any upcoming event. It is right beside adventure in the form of picturesque mountains and has all the resort amenities like pools and a spa to relax in the day before your wedding. The Broadmoor can host events of nearly any size, fitting thousands of attendees without a problem. The audiovisual experts, support staff, culinary artists, and event planners all ensure your day goes off without a hitch. Choose from indoor or outdoor venues, such as the Mountain View Terrace or the grand ballroom.
1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 855-634-7711
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16.The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
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The Cliff House is a historic Victorian building that is nearly 150 years old, offering picturesque romance for your wedding or any other special event. What began as a stagecoach stop became a premier mineral resort and event venue. Their wedding packages are designed to make celebrating your big day less stressful; they even have vendors to suggest. All packages include luxurious accommodations, and the facility fee, while catering and groups of up to 150 can be accommodated. This is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding with a private feel or a slightly larger one that still feels nice and cozy.
306 Canon Av., Manitou Springs, CO, Phone: 719-785-1000
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17.The Lodge at the Flying Horse
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The Flying Horse is a well-known community as well as a country club, and The Lodge is perfect for special events or a stay at a hotel resort. The property's Rocky Mountain Tuscan style gives it a nice flair, while the spa lets you unwind before the main event. This is perfect for bonding as a bridal party while the groom and friends play a round of golf. Weddings can be done in the Courtyard, with views of the mountains and manicured golf course, or in the Thomas Blake Ballroom, which has room for 140 people. The ballroom even features an adjoining patio, perfect for mingling before the wedding begins.
1880 Weiskopf Point Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 844-768-2684
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© The Loft
The Loft is a unique place to hold your wedding as it is also a music venue, giving it plenty of character. The Loft can hold about 140 people seated at tables or you can have a more intimate event at The Loft Collective, where there is room for 60. To help you prepare for your wedding, The Loft features a bridal suite with plenty of outlets for styling tools, extra mirrors, four vanities, a private bathroom, excellent lighting, and a mini-fridge. The hardwood floors and brick were chosen to complement preparation photos and you can even watch guests arrive on the flat-screen TV. Packages can be as bare bones as you want with just the venue, tables, linens, bridal suite, sound, lighting, and clean-up. Or you can customize with decorating, chair covers, DJs, photographers, and more.
2506 W. Colorado Ave. #C, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-445-9278
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19.The Manor House
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The Manor House is a picturesque setting for a wedding ceremony and reception. The Mansion includes 6 acres of land that will be reserved just for you and your guests and there are a range of settings, both indoors and outdoors, to take pictures or celebrate in. Between photo-ready pillars, rolling hills in the background, and patio areas, your photographer can go crazy. The on-site event manager is dedicated to their job and creates personalized weddings as well as ensuring that everything goes smoothly. The Manor House was built in 1914, giving your special day a historic elegance that can't be matched.
1 Manor House Rd., Littleton, CO, Phone: 303-799-1000
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20.The Mining Exchange
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The Mining Exchange is a boutique hotel and part of the Wyndham Grand. The building dates back to 1902, when it was built to be the stock exchange for the local mining companies and today this hotel and spa hosts weddings and more. There are seven event rooms to choose from, with the largest featuring 3,500 square feet of space. The Mining Exchange combines modern services with classic architecture on your special day and offers plenty of room for as many as 180 guests, even with room for your dance floor. The on-site catering takes away some of your stress, while the terrace offers dining with a view.
8 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-323-2000
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21.The Pinery at the Hill
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The Pinery has amazing views, a great location, and all the amenities you could need for your guests. The resort-style facility has Tuscan-style architecture that looks amazing in event photographs, along with state of the art amenities. There are two ballrooms to choose from along with an intimate terrace and an elegant chapel for those who prefer to get married in a religious building. The Pinery's location also means that there are unforgettable views of the Colorado Springs skyline as well as Pikes Peak. Wedding packages are all-inclusive, so there is no need to worry about small details like flowers, menus, or music.
775 West Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-634-7772
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22.The Stonehaven Event Center
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The Stonehaven Event Center hosts a range of special events from weddings to birthdays to reunions and more. The pine ceilings and stone fireplaces make for gorgeous backdrops for any wedding photos, as do the views of the natural surroundings and the land surrounding the event center. The dance floor is large and comfortable, so guests will dance all night without their feet getting tired, while the center can host up to 120 people. This event center offers all-inclusive event packages to save you time, all of which use reliable vendors known for bringing quality products or services to the table.
7875 Deer Hill Grove, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-200-1703
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23.Wedgewood At Black Forest
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Wedgewood At Black Forest lets you take your wedding photos and get married surrounded by forest with the choice of indoor or outdoor spaces for your reception and ceremony. The ceremony site has been recently renovated and the reception is typically in the grand ballroom, where there is room for 300 guests on 6,000 square feet. The landscape is architecturally stunning, creating amazing photos with features like crystal chandeliers and high vaulted ceilings to further enhance the imagery. There are spacious changing rooms for both the bride and the groom. Black Forest guests also get access to other exclusive amenities.
12375 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 866-966-3009
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© Younger Ranch
This is a unique wedding venue as it is family run and owned by a couple who take pride in giving every bridal party special attention. This structure and the fact that it is a working ranch helps keep prices low. There is a gorgeous ceremony site on top of a hill, with the reception typically taking place inside the gorgeous barn. All weddings include access to the venue itself, the ceremony site, the tables and chairs for 150 guests, clean-up, and more. They work with a designated caterer and alcoholic beverage company, so you don't have to do any research. They are also happy to offer suggestions for other vendors in the area. Read more
5060 Walker Road, Colorado Springs, CO, Phone: 719-648-5370
25 Unforgettable Colorado Springs Wedding Venues
- A Pikes Peak Wedding, Photo: Courtesy of illustrissima - Fotolia.com
- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Facility Rentals, Photo: Courtesy of fabio Bergamasco - Fotolia.com
- Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Photo: Courtesy of iradzvonkovska - Fotolia.com
- Colorado Springs Marriott, Photo: Colorado Springs Marriott
- Craftwood Inn, Photo: Craftwood Inn
- Crystal Rose, Photo: Crystal Rose
- Garden of the Gods, Photo: Courtesy of frizza - Fotolia.com
- Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center, Photo: Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center
- Hillside Gardens & Event Center, Photo: Hillside Gardens & Event Center
- La Foret Conference & Retreat, Photo: La Foret Conference & Retreat
- Phantom Canyon, Photo: Phantom Canyon
- The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs, Photo: The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs
- The Antlers, Photo: The Antlers
- Briarhurst Manor Estate, Photo: Briarhurst Manor Estate
- The Broadmoor, Photo: The Broadmoor
- The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, Photo: The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
- The Lodge at the Flying Horse, Photo: The Lodge at the Flying Horse
- The Loft, Photo: The Loft
- The Manor House, Photo: The Manor House
- The Mining Exchange, Photo: The Mining Exchange
- The Pinery at the Hill, Photo: The Pinery at the Hill
- The Stonehaven Event Center, Photo: Courtesy of anna gorbenko - Fotolia.com
- Wedgewood At Black Forest, Photo: Courtesy of IVASHstudio - Fotolia.com
- Younger Ranch, Photo: Younger Ranch
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