The capital of Utah, Salt Lake City is situated between the beautiful Wasatch Mountains and the Great Salt Lake. This modern city uniquely combines organic outdoor life with trendy city life, offering couples looking for a place for their wedding with many different choices for the perfect venue. Those looking for an outdoor wedding with a natural setting can find an ideal venue with Louland Falls, while couples looking for a more traditional ballroom or reception hall wedding will have their fill of options. There is a dream wedding venue for nearly anyone in Salt Lake City.
1.Arbor Manor Event Venue & Garden
© Arbor Manor Event Venue & Garden
The Arbor Manor Event Venue and Garden provides the flexibility of an both an outdoor and indoor wedding venue that many couples look for. Wedding ceremonies are held outdoors in the Arbor Manor Garden with couples exchanging their vows beneath a vine-covered beautiful pergola or in the Grand Ballroom with the bride descending down the staircase. The ballroom features large arched windows, globe lights, and a stunning chandelier, and the lighted gazebo makes an excellent backdrop for pictures. The Arbor Manor Event Venue and Garden is a good choice for couples wanting to use their own choice of vendors.
2888 West 4700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84129, Phone: 801-897-0708
2.Atrium Weddings and Events
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Atrium Weddings and Events provides a backdrop of either a refreshing indoor garden or outdoor waterfall plaza for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Events can make use of the venue’s iPod jack and sound system including a microphone for music, as well as a baby grand piano for indoor wedding ceremonies. Couples have the option of using their own choice of caterer, or self-catering, or the venue’s preferred catering services. Features of Atrium Weddings and Events include mirrors, elegant chandeliers, classy furniture, water features, a stylish fireplace, and garden arbors, as well as an elegant and spacious Bride’s Room.
9201 South 1300 East, Sandy, Utah 84094, Phone: 801-664-9369
3.Carmelle Reception Center
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The Carmelle Reception Center is another good choice of a wedding venue for couples looking for either an indoor or outdoor event space for their ceremony and wedding reception. For indoor ceremonies, up to one hundred guests can be accommodated, whereas ceremonies with only twenty-five guests are possible outdoors. As for receptions, however, up to five hundred guests can be accommodated both indoors and outdoors. The indoor space features sparkling chandeliers, neutral decor for decorating flexibility, and gleaming wood floors, while the outdoor event space boasts a gorgeous garden setting with a white gazebo and colorful flowers.
4075 S. Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84124, Phone: 801-278-7893
4.DF Grand Ballroom Events & Wedding Venue
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DF Grand Ballroom Events and Wedding Venue is a multifunctional and unique space for events in Salt Lake City. The non-conventional event venue can be transformed into nearly any theme of wedding reception, along with other special events, such as live music, workshops, and corporate holiday parties. The DF Grand Ballroom is able to accommodate up to one hundred and fifty guests, with a la carte options for events for nearly any budget. Partnering with DF Entertainment lets the venue also provide options for entertainment. The venue also features a wood dance floor, stage and mood lighting, and two grand chandeliers.
2978 S State, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, Phone: 801-466-0490
© Ember SLC
The Ember SLC is an urban boutique venue for weddings and other events, made up of two different event spaces: the Ember and the Spark. The Ember event space offers a great backdrop for any event with its flexible guidelines for decor, in-house vintage rentals, open vendor policies, and personalized experience. The historic exposed brick, wood beams, and white walls allow for endless possibilities for couples to create their dream wedding. Spark features wood beams and historic exposed brick as well, along with its own unique character that still allows personal style and themes to come through.
623 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, Phone: 385-355-4211
© Gallivan Center
The Gallivan Center consists of numerous event spaces available for rental for wedding receptions and other events, including the two-story, state-of-the-art banquet center. This event venue contains track and contemporary recessed lighting, wood floors, and spectacular urban views. Couples can also choose to hold their wedding outdoors at the Gallivan Center in the expansive green space that features beautiful landscaping and a waterfall. Weddings during the winter months can also include the use of an outdoor ice skating rink for a more unique and fun reception. The Gallivan Center includes around a dozen different spaces for events.
239 S Main St Salt Lake City, UT 84111, Phone: 801-535-6110
© Grand Hall
The Grand Hall at The Gateway in Salt Lake City is a rather impressive room. Once part of the Union Pacific Depot that served as the railroad transportation center of the city from the year 1909 through the 1970’s, the building still possesses its historical early twentieth-century charm. Now used as a popular event venue for weddings, the Grand Hall boasts a domed ceiling that rises up three stories above what was once the central waiting area. The historical restored and renovated Grand Hall is considered to be one of Utah’s most outstanding architectural structures in a convenient location.
18 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101, Phone: 801-456-2000
8.Hidden Garden Weddings
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Hidden Garden Weddings in Salt Lake City is a garden venue that offers a picturesque and enchanting setting for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Unlike other garden wedding venues, Hidden Garden is an indoor garden event space, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows to all the beauty and natural light in from the outdoors, creating a romantic environment. Up to four hundred of the couple’s closest friends and family can be accommodated in the venue, which features strings of lights and elegant chandeliers for illuminating the area. Greenery and potted plants line the event space to emphasize the garden setting.
4050 W 4100 S West Valley, UT 84120, Phone: 801-859-8103
9.Ivy House Weddings and Events
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Ivy House Weddings and Events aims to offer couples a more affordable venue for their wedding ceremony and wedding reception. The venue can also be used for other wedding-related events, such as bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. The elegant Ivy House features a balcony, a stately fireplace, classic furniture and artwork, a spiral staircase, and candelabra-style chandeliers, as well as a grand piano that can be used for live music. Couples can either use their own caterer or one of the preferred caterers of the venue, as well as completely customize the event space to their tastes.
550 South 600 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, Phone: 801-792-3161
© Le Jardin
Situated in Sandy, just outside of Salt Lake City at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, Le Jardin is considered to be one of the state of Utah’s most beautiful wedding venues. The reception center and event venue boasts some of the region’s most amazing views, as well as some of the best year-round garden environments for weddings, receptions, and other special events. Le Jardin offers two beautiful indoor garden buildings, an enchanting courtyard garden, and an elegant, magical atmosphere, providing event space for both wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Both buildings are climate-controlled and open throughout the entire year.
1910 E. Dimple Dell Rd, Sandy, UT 84092, Phone: 801-326-2511
© Louland Falls
Louland Falls prides itself on providing a natural surrounding and privacy, which has helped the property become one of the area’s premier venues for outdoor weddings, described as “mother nature at her best.” Located in a natural and rugged environment within the Wasatch Mountains in the beautiful Parley’s Canyon, couples are assured that their wedding will be the venue’s only event for the day, with the only extra sound being the nearby waterfalls. The venue offers catering exclusively through Cosmopolitan Catering, as well as discounts for weddings for those who currently or formerly served with a police department, fire department, or the military.
Highway 80, Exit 131, Salt Lake City, UT 84109, Phone: 801-455-4989
© McCune Mansion
The McCune Mansion can be described as a Victorian castle, a historic gem that provides guests with gracious hospitality, excellent service, and an elegant oasis within Salt Lake City. The property features delicate craftsmanship and a stunning gallery of unique artwork, adding to the fairytale-like setting. Both outdoor and indoor spaces are available for weddings, including a ballroom that contains vintage light sconces, soaring ceiling, and a mix of dark and marble wood. Outdoor ceremonies are typically held on the circular brick veranda overlooking the nearby urban landscape. The experienced staff also assists with the wedding planning process.
200 North Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, Phone: 801-531-8866
13.Memorial House at Memory Grove Park
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The Memorial House at Memory Grove Park has been one of the premier wedding venues in Salt Lake City since the 1920’s, providing unparalleled versatility whether couples are wanting a colorful themed wedding or a traditional white wedding. Indoor wedding ceremonies of up to three hundred guests are often held in the historic and opulent hall, boasting grand windows that let in plenty of natural light, a stunning fireplace, and sparkling chandeliers. Outdoor wedding receptions take place in the beautiful garden setting with monuments and waterways of Memory Grove Park hidden within the peaceful environment of the City Creek Canyon.
375 North Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, Phone: 801-521-7969
The beautiful Millcreek Inn, located only minutes away from downtown Salt Lake City, is nestled among the pines, wildflowers, and stream of a awe-inspiring canyon. The venue includes banquet halls for indoor weddings that offer a rustic atmosphere of wood and brick decor. Outdoors, the Millcreek Inn features a patio area surrounded by grand peaks, cliffs, and gardens, all of which provides a romantic ambiance that the property has become well known for. Constructed during the 1950’s, the property seamlessly combines modern amenities with historic roots, providing impeccable service, projection equipment, wireless internet, and audio equipment for events.
5802 East Millcreek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84109, Phone: 801-278-7927
15.Oak Hills Reception
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The Oak Hills Reception and Event Center in Layton, Utah is a beautifully decorated venue that caters particularly to receptions. Located near Salt Lake City, at the base of the scenic Adams Canyon, Oak Hills boasts a location that’s ideal for any couple looking for a picturesque backdrop of the natural beauty of the mountains. The elegant decor and convenient location makes the venue ideal for wedding receptions, anniversary parties, corporate events, and more. Event rentals at the Oak Hills Reception Center include use of a kid’s room, a groom’s room, and an elegant bride’s room during the wedding day.
2621 Oak Hills Dr, Layton, UT 84040, Phone: 801-548-1124
© Pierpont Place
Pierpont Place is a rather chic wedding venue in downtown Salt Lake City that offers a blank canvas for couples to be able to customize and design their wedding however they desire. With its location in the heart of the downtown area, the versatile venue boasts a close proximity to many different restaurants and hotels. Pierpont Place is easily able to accommodate up to two hundred people for a sit-down dinner wedding reception, or up to five hundred people for cocktail-style receptions. The full-service event venue assists with everything from wedding planning to the design of the event to day-of coordination.
163 West Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: 801-200-3113
17.Red Butte Garden
The Red Butte Garden is the Botanical Garden of the state of Utah, acting as both a museum and a showcase that displays a rich botanical diversity and offers several different areas for hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Orangerie is a large conservatory with citrus trees and exotic flowering plants that can host events throughout the year, while the Rose Garden offers a welcoming and grand entrance, a spacious lawn, and a waterfall that all create a memorable and charming spot for weddings. There is also the Rose House that provides views of the nearby foothills and opens onto a shaded patio.
300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: 801-585-0556
© Studio Elevn
Studio Elevn is an ideal space for wedding receptions for any couple looking for a venue that can reflective their own creative and unique vision. Studio A at the venue is able to host weddings with up to three hundred people for a flow-type of wedding reception, or up to 120 guests for a seated dinner and space for dancing. Both of the studios at Studio Elevn are modern, beautifully lit, industrial spaces that provide a great setting for events. Professional event planners are also available to assist with event coordination, from decor to flowers, along with professional photographers.
435 W 400, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: 801-478-0647
19.Temple Square Hospitality Corporation
The Temple Square Hospitality Corporation offers a wide variety of event spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions, believing that a couple’s wedding day “should be as perfect as it can possibly be.” Couples are able to choose from intimate, small venue to large receptions halls, an extensive choice of wedding menus, and linens to florals. Attentive and experience staff aim to make the wedding day play out exactly as it should, from the beginning to the end. There are several options for venues, including the Devereaux Mansion, the Lion House garden, the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, and the elegant Empire Room.
15 E S Temple #9, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, Phone: 801-539-3100
20.Falls Event Center
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The Falls Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah boasts a convenient and central location in the historic downtown area and complements contemporary aesthetics and amenities with the charm of the brick façade and large fenestra windows of Trolley Square. The venue offers an ideal combination of classic and industrial flair with two beautiful brick buildings that total more than sixteen thousand square feet with benches and fire pits located in the common area. Couples can use their own vendors and rent either one of the buildings for their wedding or both buildings for a larger, more extravagant wedding celebration.
580 S 600 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, Phone: 385-955-6803
21.The Garden Place at Heritage Park
The Garden Place at Salt Lake City’s Heritage Park offers rustic elegance with a warm mountain lodge feeling. The venue is a perfect spot for weddings, reunions, corporate events, and other occasions. The interior of The Garden Place features a beautiful large rock fireplace and an open-beam ceiling with a capacity of accommodating up to 350 people for seated dinner receptions, or up to 500 hundred guests for concert seating. The French doors open out onto a spacious patio, mountain views, a huge outdoor fireplace, and a waterfall. The patio can accommodate more than 200 guests for a dinner.
2601 E. Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: 801-582-1847
22.The Lion House Banquets and Events
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The Lion House Banquets and Events is situated across thirty-five acres of Salt Lake City’s Temple Square and was formerly the family home of the state of Utah’s first governor. Constructed back in the year 1856, the historic mansion now acts as an elegant venue for classically beautiful wedding ceremonies and receptions. Guests are greeted as they enter the Lion House by the stately lion statue on top of the entryway. Couples can choose from nine different opulently decorated rooms indoors, as well as the outdoor garden, which is surrounding by lush landscaping and colorful flowers.
63 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, Phone: 801-363-5466
23.This Is The Place Heritage Park
This Is The Place Heritage Park transports guests back in time to the Old West, letting them see how things once looked during the days of Utah’s early settlement. The heritage park also consists of ten different distinct event venues that can be used for hosting rustic and elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions throughout the year. Couples can choose from historic homes, such as the Pack Home, Kimball Home, and the Atkin Home. For smaller, more intimate weddings, there is the Pine Valley Chapel with antique windows. Other venues include The Garden Place, Smoot hall, and the Pioneer Pavilion.
2601 Sunnyside Ave S, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: 801-582-1847
24.Thomas S. Monson Center Univ of Utah
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The Thomas S. Monson Center at the University of Utah is a historic and beautiful mansion situated in the downtown area of Salt Lake City and provides an array of both small and large rooms that are ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions, along with other gatherings and special events. The Ivory Ballroom in particular is an excellent backdrop for any indoor elegant wedding, and the Carriage House and Plaza is great for smaller outdoor/indoor celebrations. During the warmer seasons, the picturesque grounds offer space for outdoor weddings. Wedding receptions with up to 300 guests can be held at the center.
411 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, Phone: 801-213-8770
24 Best Wedding Venues in Salt Lake City
- Arbor Manor Event Venue & Garden, Photo: Arbor Manor Event Venue & Garden
- Atrium Weddings and Events, Photo: Atrium Weddings and Events
- Carmelle Reception Center, Photo: Carmelle Reception Center
- DF Grand Ballroom Events & Wedding Venue, Photo: DF Grand Ballroom Events & Wedding Venue
- Ember SLC, Photo: Ember SLC
- Gallivan Center, Photo: Gallivan Center
- Grand Hall, Photo: Grand Hall
- Hidden Garden Weddings, Photo: Hidden Garden Weddings
- Ivy House Weddings and Events, Photo: Ivy House Weddings and Events
- Le Jardin, Photo: Le Jardin
- Louland Falls, Photo: Louland Falls
- McCune Mansion, Photo: McCune Mansion
- Memorial House at Memory Grove Park, Photo: Memorial House at Memory Grove Park
- Millcreek Inn, Photo: stock.adobe.com
- Oak Hills Reception, Photo: Oak Hills Reception
- Pierpont Place, Photo: Pierpont Place
- Red Butte Garden, Photo: stock.adobe.com
- Studio Elevn, Photo: Studio Elevn
- Temple Square Hospitality Corporation, Photo: Allison/stock.adobe.com
- Falls Event Center, Photo: Falls Event Center
- The Garden Place at Heritage Park, Photo: Evergreen-Imp/stock.adobe.com
- The Lion House Banquets and Events, Photo: The Lion House Banquets and Events
- This Is The Place Heritage Park, Photo: sonyachny/stock.adobe.com
- Thomas S. Monson Center Univ of Utah, Photo: Thomas S. Monson Center Univ of Utah
- Cover Photo: Dmitriy Kapitonenko/stock.adobe.com