There are so many details involved with planning a wedding, not the least of which is finding the perfect venue for your big day. If you are planning your ceremony in the fall, you’ll want to find a location that truly showcases all of the beautiful fall colors and provides the perfect backdrop for each wedding photo. Professional photographer Sarah Roshan knows a thing or two about weddings and has seen just about every wedding venue in the state. She has helped offer up her best suggestions for a memorable and exciting fall wedding. Take a look below at the many different options that Roshan has suggested. You just may find the perfect spot for your dream wedding.
Deer Creek Valley Ranch
64407 U.S. Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
If you are willing to drive a little outside of the Denver area, you will be amazed at the beauty at Dear Creek Valley Ranch for your wedding. Located in an historic barn dating to 1865, this venue has been completely restored for a wonderful experience. You can have your ceremony at the outdoor gazebo by the lake or a stunning covered bridge with views of Mount Evans then move the party indoors and enjoy the historic barn and loft for the reception. Plus, during the fall season you’ll be treated to lots of wonderful fall colors. You can create a truly memorable wedding experience for you and all of your guests at the beautiful Deer Creek Valley Ranch.
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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO 80128
What could be more picturesque than a wedding at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield? The fall season really comes alive with all of the wonderful colors of the season, giving you plenty of amazing photo opportunities that will really make your big day special. From April through November, the wedding package includes indoor seating for up to 140 or outdoor seating for up to 500 guests. You’ll also get to have your ceremony at the beautiful Open Air Chapel, surrounded by the lush scenery at this memorable location.
Arrowhead Golf Club
10850 Sundown Trail
Littleton, CO 80125
It’s no secret that golf courses are always beautiful and filled with lots of wonderful scenic views. However, you may not realize that they can make fantastic locations for your wedding as well. The Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton is one of the most beautiful clubs of its kind around, with lovely views of the foothills from every angle. For a truly Colorado wedding, one that is highlighted with the majestic Colorado Rockies as a backdrop, you can’t go wrong with Arrowhead Golf Club. The banquet room here is glass-enclosed, so you’ll have a full view of all of the beautiful scenery, plus plenty of great locations to have the ceremony and room for all your guests.
Spruce Mountain Ranch
14771 Spruce Mountain Road
Larkspur, CO 80118
Located just south of Denver in Larkspur is another fabulous and charming wedding venue. Spruce Mountain Ranch offers both indoor and outdoor options and several different wedding ceremony and reception locations. The outdoor options are truly stunning with lots of great views of the surrounding foothills and mountain ranges. There are even a few options, like the Lakeview Terrace or the Courtyard, that offer both the ceremony and reception capabilities outdoors. What a wonderful way to enjoy your special day while being surrounded by the stunning beauty of Colorado in the fall.
Highlands Ranch Mansion
9950 E. Gateway Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Have a wedding fit for a princess at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion. Your photos will be truly memorable when you have your photographer take the pictures of you outside in front of this stunning mansion. There are lots of great trees and beautiful views all around the property, which will be perfect for all of those wonderful fall wedding colors. The Highlands Ranch Mansion is a huge estate, located very close to Denver, so you won’t need to worry about your guests having to travel very far, plus you’ll feel like you have walked back in time when you step foot inside this castle-like home.
Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.