With its vast blue skies and rugged natural landscapes, Montana is one of the most beautiful places in the United States to get married. The meadows, mountains, forests, and lush gardens all come together to create an enchanting environment that is perfect for rehearsal dinners, weddings, receptions, and other ceremonies. There are many wedding venues spread throughout the state that are perfect for both indoor and outdoor celebrations.
1. DanWalt Gardens
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Whether couples are looking to celebrate their nuptials with an intimate reception or a party under the stars, tiki bar and all, DanWalt Gardens is the place to do it. The uniquely stunning and tranquil site is one of the most preferred wedding venues and is conveniently located near downtown Billings while still being in a seclusive setting. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, and wedding packages include coordinating the event, a wedding rehearsal, open catering, a dedicated bridal room, and optional use of sound system, guest tables and chairs, buffet tables, cake table, linens, and tiki bar. All guests will be able to explore the entire gardens at no additional cost on the day of the event.
720 Washington St, Billings, MT 59101, Phone: 406-248-4003
2.Foster Creek Farm
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A combination of peace and elegance, Foster Creek Farm offers the best of classic Montana icons and modern amenities. Couples can say their “I do’s” under the big Montana sky surrounded by towering mountains and the Gallatin Valley or in the luxuriously renovated 1920s barn. The barn is stunning and offers the perfect blend of a charming Montana homestead and luxurious styling; it includes an open floor plan that couples can utilize to their wish. A full kitchen, two-story rock fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows bring it together to have everything needed for the big day.
2577 Foster Creek Rd, Belgrade, MT 59714, Phone: 406-589-5750
3.Red Lodge Mountain Weddings
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The Red Lodge Mountain Weddings banquet hall and facility is the perfect location for a picturesque Montana-style wedding. The venue offers one of the most flexible wedding packages in Montana, allowing couples to put together their dream wedding exactly as they imagined it. Nestled beneath the Beartooth Mountains, the full-service wedding venue offers everything from the initial planning stages to impeccable execution on the day of. There is a wide selection of choices on the in-house catering menu for couples to create and serve the meal of their choice. Other amenities include bar services and the use of a two-level clubhouse, wraparound deck, large patio, and lush surrounding grounds.
828 Upper Continental Dr, Red Lodge, MT 59068, Phone: 406-425-1030
4. Billings Depot
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The Billings Depot is a beautiful historic building that once hosted U.S. presidents, visiting royalty, and other great leaders. Couples will find that the restored building, which is now a premier wedding venue, still has that unique dramatic setting that made it fit for the famous so many years ago. From towering vaulted ceilings and Roman columns to a gleaming terrazzo floor and an arched window backdrop, the Billings Depot is an ideal location for a wedding ceremony and reception. There are three spaces for couples to choose from: Passenger Station, Baggage Room, and the Depot’s stunning outdoor space, Gainan’s Courtyard. Perks and amenities include a large on-site bridal suite, groom’s room, open catering, and unlimited parking right in the heart of downtown Billings.
2310 Montana Avenue, Billings, MT 59101, Phone: 406-656-7273
5. Collective Yellowstone
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Collective Yellowstone combines stunning lakes, lush forests, and towering mountains to create an awe-inspiring setting that creates a magical environment for a wedding ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, or even bachelor and bachelorette parties. The event space and retreat can be found within Big Sky’s exclusive Moonlight Basic community. There is no limit to what the bride and groom could want in a venue; in addition to the Three Peaks Lodge with outdoor terrace, there is also an endless expanse of spaces that can be converted to the perfect setting. The Yellowstone team is there to make every detail of your wedding dream come true.
Big Sky Roadway, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730, Phone: 406-404-6363
6.Diamond B Weddings
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Combining classic authenticity, a rustic atmosphere, and modern elegance, Diamond B Weddings is one of the most renowned wedding venues for a Montana-style wedding. Couples can have the wedding of their dreams at any one of the stunning locations on the 150-acre ranch; some of the popular options include by the Flathead River, surrounded by wheat fields, or in the gorgeously renovated barn. The location is perfect for an entire wedding event, from the rehearsal dinner to a post-wedding brunch. The venue can accommodate up to 150 guests along with a bar area, dance floor, cake table, bistro barrels, buffet tables, and anything else necessary to make the day just right.
2909 Lower Valley Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: 406-261-8622
7.Flying Horse MT
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Situated on a 30-acre estate, Flying Horse MT is one of Western Montana’s premier event venues. The beautiful location is just right for an authentic Montana wedding and reception, whether it’s held indoors or out. The team has abundant experience in putting together a wedding and reception that is just what the couple wants, right down to the very last detail. Wedding packages include a rehearsal dinner, seating for 250-300 guests, overnight accommodations, and two full kitchens for the caterers to use. The venue has built up relationships with many other companies over the years and can guide couples toward caterers, photographers, decorators, and much more.
1211 Summerdale Road, Corvallis, MT 59828, Phone: 406-961-4572
8.Gallatin River Hideaway
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Gallatin River Hideaway offers a unique Montana experience that couples can share with their wedding guests. The unique property sits on an 88-acre ranch located near Four Corners, Bozeman Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, and the Gallatin River. Couples can choose from the two dedicated venues, five creek-side cabins, or three treehouses for their wedding and reception. Considered one of the most beautiful places to share vows and start a new life together, couples will be ecstatic that they have decided to have their big day at Gallatin River Hideaway.
135 Hideaway Drive, Bozeman MT 59718, Phone: 406-539-8413
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Nested in the Boulder Mountains, Grizzly Gardens is an ideal wedding venue that utilizes the beauty of its natural surroundings. Couples can say their vows on the gazebo overlook a forest backdrop while their guests watch from the naturally tiered seating. The gardens can accommodate up to 200 guests, with indoor seating in the “Dining Hall” for up to 80 people. There is more than enough space for a bar, band, dance floor, and catering to set up according to the couple’s wishes. Other amenities include separate suites for the bride and groom and an on-site apartment that can be rented if needed.
2000 Grizzly Gulch Dr, Helena, MT 59601, Phone: 406-558-2549
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10.Hart Ranch Weddings and Events
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Hart Ranch gives brides the opportunity to exchange their vows with the Little Bear Creek flowing nearby and the majestic Spanish Peaks towering in the background. Offering an authentic Montana-style wedding, the destination venue has everything necessary for the big day and then some. Special features include an on-site chapel, a gazebo, a banquet area that can accommodate up to 300 guests, and a fire-pit room for wedding s’mores. The ranch also comprises a caterer’s kitchen, private rooms for the bride and groom, and horse-drawn carriages and wagons that offer rides to guests around the reflecting pond.
73800 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730, Phone: 406-763-1001
11.Lazy B Farm
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Over the years, Lazy B Farm has become Montana’s premier wedding location, and rightly so. The farm offers spectacular views from the top of Gooch Hill and is now one of the most chosen sites to exchange vows. The farm has wed couples from around the world and has been featured on wedding magazines across the nation. The rustic experience doesn’t compromise on elegance, and visitors can choose to wed outdoors or inside the historical barn. The Lazy B team will help couples plan everything and create a wedding package based on their needs, whether it be rehearsal dinner, wedding, reception, or all three.
10401 Gooch Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59718, Phone: 406-587-5709
12.Le Petit Chateau
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The old French medieval atmosphere of Le Petit Chateau makes it one of the most unique wedding venues in Montana. The chateau has a French-style architecture complete with stucco walls, thick stone, beamed ceilings, and iron chandeliers – combined, they provide a romantic atmosphere that accentuates weddings and receptions. Couples and their guests can be seated in the indoor event space, which encompasses over 2,200 square feet, and even move the party outdoors in the many covered and uncovered patios that surround it. Le Petit Chateau will have everything a couple needs for their big day, and if they don’t, they have trusted partner vendors that do.
1568 Cobb Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59718, Phone: 406-600-4161
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13.Montana Wildflower Weddings
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Couples can start their new life together amid Montana’s stunning natural beauty, comprising lush green meadows, panoramic views of the mountains, spectacular bodies of water, and a vibrant flower garden. It is the perfect setting for a dream wedding in a mountainous setting. The professional consultants at Montana Wildflower Weddings will help plan and coordinate a package that will fit the needs and style of any bride. Wildflower Weddings offers an extensive rental collection for couples to choose from, which includes decor for many styles of events whether modern, vintage, or antique.
7461 US-212, Roberts, MT 59070, Phone: 406-446-4933
14.Moss Mansion Museum
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Listed on the National Registry of Historic Homes, the Moss Mansion Museum is an early 1900s structure that offers the perfect setting for a romantic wedding with a historical twist. The remarkable venue makes every wedding luxurious, elegant, and simply remarkable. There are many unique spaces for couples to choose from within the venue, with options ranging from an elaborate French parlor inspired by Marie Antoinette to a beautiful outdoor space that allows couples and their guests to dance under the stars. Moss Mansion’s experienced event coordinator and staff makes sure that everything goes off without a hitch on the big day.
914 Division St, Billings, MT 59101,
15.Pavilion at Creative Vision
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Pavilion at Creative Vision is a unique venue that offers everything a couples needs to make their big day special. The Pavilion offers all the elements necessary, from wedding planning to add-ons such as tables, chairs, linens, and sound systems. The family-owned business began in 2007 and has been the location for many couples to walk down the aisle in a venue surrounded by beautiful grounds and breathtaking views of towering mountains. Couples can have a memorable wedding and reception at the Pavilion – one that they and their guests will treasure forever.
2954 Rufenach Ln, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: 406-755-5112
16.Quaking Aspen Ranch
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With its towering mountains and expansive valleys, Montana is a majestic place for a wedding. Quaking Aspen Ranch combines all the historical, geological, and natural elements in one stunning venue perfect for couples starting a new life together. The location is dotted with an historical bridge, rustic barn, multiple ponds, and a river flowing through the property so the only limit to choosing the right spot for a wedding is imagination. There are many wedding packages, all of which include full use of the 5,000-square-foot venue complete with log lodge, barn, the grounds, vendor coordination, equipment such as tables and chairs, decor, full bar, sounds, and a flawlessly planning and executing of the event.
2839 MT-78, Absarokee, MT 59001, Phone: 406-780-0015
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17.4-R Ranch & Cattle Co.
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Listed as a featured vendor on Rocky Mountain Bride, 4-R Ranch & Cattle Co. offers the perfect setting for an authentic Montana-style wedding. The ranch can be found on a high mountain meadow with the Elkhorn Mountains and Helena Valley providing a breathtaking backdrop to make any wedding spectacular. Couples can say their vows at The Grove, which offers a redwood pergola beneath the evergreens, and then head to the Hayfield for a memorable reception under the sparkling Montana sky. The wedding coordinator and team will assist couples in creating an impeccable outdoor event for their special day.
779 McClellan Creek Rd, Clancy, MT 59634, Phone: 406-459-7630
18.Rockin' TJ Ranch Montana Weddings
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The Rockin’ TJ Ranch is a beautiful 10-acre property that offers panoramic views of Bridger Mountain as a backdrop for a memorable Montana wedding. The 4,800-square-foot indoor facility also offers views of rolling grass meadows, beautifully manicured gardens, and the clear sparkling sky. With over 20 years of wedding planning experience, the full-service venue offers couples the option to customize their big day with everything from linens to personal concierge. The fabulous in-house catering is renowned in the area and gives couples the opportunity to put together a menu they and their guests will love.
651 Lynx Ln Suite T, Bozeman, MT 59718, Phone: 406-585-0595
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19.Sky Ridge Ranch
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Couples can exchange vows surrounded by one of the most beautiful natural views at Sky Ridge Ranch. Encompassed by the dramatic Mission Mountains, ponds, and maple trees, it is one of the prettiest places in Montana for a couple to say their “I do’s.” Afterwards, the newlyweds and their guests can head to the ranch, complete with high ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and huge double glass doors. The rustic and spacious space, at 4,800 square feet, ensures that the big day is memorable for everyone there. Other services and amenities include private rooms for the bride and groom, unlimited parking, full-sized kitchen for the caterers, and endless photo opportunities on the 100-acre ranch.
35415, Timberlane Rd, Ronan, MT 59864, Phone: 406-270-5237
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20.Summer Star Ranch
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The Summer Star Ranch is a combination of Wild West and city chic. The venue is nestled within the Helena National Forest and offers enchanting panoramic views of the Montana Rockies. Couples who want a one-of-a-kind event that combines the charms of the West with luxury and style need look no further than Summer Star. Experienced team members can assist the couple in planning an exceptional wedding, complete with everything from the right photographer to the right caterer.
7451 Owl Gulch Rd, Helena, MT 59602, Phone: 406-461-2659
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The Baxter is a gorgeous wedding venue for couples who envision their wedding in an elegant ballroom with historical charm or in an open Montana field surrounded by mountains. There are two locations for couples to choose from – both of which encompass different aspects of a true Montana-style wedding. Baxter’s dedicated event coordinator can guide couples through their wedding planning process and ensure that everything goes wonderfully on the day of the event. Amenities and services offered include experienced staff, vendor recommendations, in-building catering options, linen assistance, equipment set-up and breakdown, floor layout arrangements, bar services, and customized beverage selection.
105 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715, Phone: 406-582-1000
22.The Loft of Missoula
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Whether couples want to have an intimate wedding with a few friends and finger foods, or an extravagant one with over 100 guests and a full three-course meal, The Loft of Missoula can accommodate it. Perfect for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, weddings, and receptions, the venue is usually a members’ only social club that is refined, elegant, and one of the most sought-after spaces in Montana. The experienced team will happily guide couples toward caterers, decorators, photographers, and event planners that are suitable to their needs, and together will ensure that the entire day goes off without a hitch.
119 W Main St, Missoula, MT 59802, Phone: 406-830-3000
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23.The Ponds at Dry Creek
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The Ponds at Dry Creek is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue that comprises over 2,400 square feet of covered pavilion floor space as well as 1,100 feet of open deck overlooking lush natural surroundings. Couples can exchange vows under the beautiful Montana sky while the team at The Ponds takes care of everything; they can help couples find the perfect caterer, photographer, decorator, and everything else needed for the perfect day. Even better is the unique array of entertainment options, which includes world-class barbecue chefs, string quartets, and bagpipers to make the day extra special.
91 W Dry Creek Rd, Belgrade, MT 59714, Phone: 406-600-2881
24.The Woodlands at Cottonwood Canyon
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Combining Old World style and Montana’s rustic comfort, The Woodlands at Cottonwood Canyon offers a stunning and timeless venue for weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. The building and grounds are in an exceptional location and surrounded by a breathtakingly beautiful view. Couples can go for a completely hands-free wedding planning experience or they can take advantage of the venue’s open catering policy. Other amenities include free tables and chairs, in-house linens in an array of colors and fabrics, and absolutely no alcohol restrictions. The virtually untouched Cotton Canyon puts couples and their guests in a secluded sanctuary that is a perfect place to start a new life together.
141 Old Timber Way, Bozeman, MT 59718, Phone: 406-763-4542
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25.Union Pacific Dining Lodge
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The Union Pacific Dining Lodge was built in 1925 by famed architect Gilbert Stanley. It was initially used as a resting space for passengers traveling to Yellowstone on the Union Pacific Road. Over the years, it became quite clear that the large, rustic space was just perfect for hosting weddings and receptions; the architecture is incomparable while the surrounding is breathtaking. Even better, couples can organize their floor plan to suit their needs in the large space. The Dining Lodge is available for weddings and receptions every summer and includes tables and chairs.
220 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758, Phone: 406-646-7461
25 Best Montana Wedding Venues
- DanWalt Gardens, Photo: Courtesy of o_lypa - Fotolia.com
- Foster Creek Farm, Photo: Courtesy of mmphoto - Fotolia.com
- Red Lodge Mountain Weddings, Photo: Courtesy of shunevich24 - Fotolia.com
- Billings Depot, Photo: Courtesy of fotofrol - Fotolia.com
- Collective Yellowstone, Photo: Courtesy of PhotoSpirit - Fotolia.com
- Diamond B Weddings, Photo: Courtesy of Dennis - Fotolia.com
- Flying Horse MT, Photo: Courtesy of sonyachny - Fotolia.com
- Gallatin River Hideaway, Photo: Courtesy of waranyu - Fotolia.com
- Grizzly Gardens, Photo: Courtesy of leon - Fotolia.com
- Hart Ranch Weddings and Events, Photo: Courtesy of varbenov - Fotolia.com
- Lazy B Farm, Photo: Courtesy of IVASHstudio - Fotolia.com
- Le Petit Chateau, Photo: Courtesy of Maksim Shebeko - Fotolia.com
- Montana Wildflower Weddings, Photo: Courtesy of shevtsovy - Fotolia.com
- Moss Mansion Museum, Photo: Courtesy of Nick - Fotolia.com
- Pavilion at Creative Vision, Photo: Courtesy of PhotoSpirit - Fotolia.com
- Quaking Aspen Ranch, Photo: Courtesy of illustrissima - Fotolia.com
- 4-R Ranch & Cattle Co., Photo: Courtesy of Yana - Fotolia.com
- Rockin' TJ Ranch Montana Weddings, Photo: Courtesy of carloscastilla - Fotolia.com
- Sky Ridge Ranch, Photo: Courtesy of van - Fotolia.com
- Summer Star Ranch, Photo: Courtesy of patho1ogy - Fotolia.com
- The Baxter, Photo: Courtesy of nataliakabliuk - Fotolia.com
- The Loft of Missoula, Photo: Courtesy of Magryt - Fotolia.com
- The Ponds at Dry Creek, Photo: Courtesy of Katerina Galova - Fotolia.com
- The Woodlands at Cottonwood Canyon, Photo: Courtesy of Hillary - Fotolia.com
- Union Pacific Dining Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of titipong8176734 - Fotolia.com
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