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The Best Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

The Best Lake Tahoe wedding venues for Nevada and Northern California weddings

The Landing Resort & Spa

4104 Lakeshore Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-5263

This boutique resort is the perfect choice for couples wanting a unique alpine wedding. Whether your wedding is during the spring, summer, winter or fall – The Landing is one of the few resorts offering a year-round outdoor wedding option in Lake Tahoe. The Landing Resort & Spa describes itself as being “chic-yet-cozy, opulent-yet-intimate” wedding venue, which perfectly captures the vibe of this gem. Couples can choose from three event spaces: the most popular being The Grand Rooftop Terrace that boasts gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains. Another option is the Lakeview Ballroom, with stunning crystalline views through its retractable glass walls. The third venue, Bijou Boardroom provides classic lake views with modern amenities for your special day. Regardless which one you choose for your venue, The Landing is the perfect blend of contemporary and rustic for your wedding. 

Check out some examples of our Lake Tahoe wedding photography at The Landing Resort.

Wedding table settings for Mr and Mrs

Black Bear Lodge

1202 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-4451

Black Bear Lodge is one of the most idyllic and charming Lake Tahoe wedding venues. With a beautiful and warm mountain lodge, picturesque gardens and grounds, and on-site cabins for your wedding suite – Black Bear lodge is the ideal spot to host an intimate destination wedding. Couples seeking a tranquil getaway in Lake Tahoe should search no further. This rustic mountain venue offers both outdoor and indoor options to host your wedding celebration. The indoor venue space features a 32 foot river rock fireplace, high ceilings, and tall windows for natural light to shine through. The lodge itself can accommodate 49 guests and is available for booking year-round. The outdoor venue is held within the grounds, has a capacity for 100 guests, and is available from May to October. Black Bear Lodge is able to accommodate a variety of wedding-related events, including elopements, dinners, ceremonies, and receptions.

portland wedding photography at hoyt arboretum

The Chateau at Incline Village

955 Fairway Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451

The Chateau at Incline Village is a breathtaking wedding venue located in the heart of Incline Village, Nevada. Located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, The Chateau provides traditional Tahoe vibes with stone and timber construction. The venue boasts vaulted timber ceilings, dramatic stacked rock fireplaces, spacious covered outdoor decks, and a 5,200 square foot ballroom that can be divided to fit your needs. This building impresses everyone that lays their eyes on it. From the natural architectural elements to a panoramic view of the mountains, it is the perfect place to host a wedding celebration. 

Lake Tahoe Wedding & Family Photos by Starscape Studios | Top 10 Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe

13031 Ritz Carlton Highlands Ct, Truckee, CA 96161

A dream venue for couples wanting a luxury celebration, the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe features a mid-mountain location on Northstar California. The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Tahoe is the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California. The large Ritz-Carlton Ballroom wows with soaring, wood-beam ceilings, wrought-iron chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows opening to views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Refined ballrooms embrace mountain luxury, where floor-to-ceiling windows and wood accents are dressed up with white glove dinner service and exclusive packages dedicated to creating a unique and memorable destination wedding experience for your once-in-a-lifetime occasion.

Bride and groom surrounded by pine trees in South Lake Tahoe

Granlibakken Tahoe

725 Granlibakken Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Granlibakken Tahoe’s location in a peaceful 74 acre wooded valley is the perfect place for a wedding in Tahoe City. This idyllic, family-owned resort is set among a wonderland of pine trees and is only a short distance from the shores of Lake Tahoe. With a variety of indoor and outdoor venues that complement Tahoe’s natural beauty, Granlibakken offers the rustic setting to make your wedding day truly unforgettable.

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Hyatt Regency Resort Tahoe

111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: (775) 832-1234

Being one of the premier Lake Tahoe resorts, the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino offers a majestic waterfront view and an ideal location for your wedding ceremony. Founded by Jay Pritzker in 1957, this AAA four-diamond hotel overlooks a crystal-clear lake and has various backdrops for couples to choose from: such as a crystalline lake, lush meadows, and panoramic mountain views. The sprawling lawn is great for a summer, spring, or fall wedding with mountains in the background. For a winter wedding at Lake Tahoe, they also offer a mountain lodge and ballroom with lake views.

Bride and groom looking at each other surrounded by yellow aspen forest

Twenty Mile House

700 Old Cromberg Rd, Cromberg, CA 96103

Twenty Mile House is a stunning and secluded private eco-estate located in Graeagle, California. With exclusive use of the spectacular eco-estate during their wedding day, couples and their guests are transported back in time at an 1800’s stagecoach stop against the backdrop of beautiful mountain skies, magnificent gardens and the beautiful middle fork of the Feather River. 

Lake Tahoe wedding and engagement session at Emerald Bay by Starscape Studios

Edgewood Tahoe

180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV 89449

The remarkable Edgewood Tahoe in Stateline, Nevada is a premier wedding venue at a luxury lakeside mansion. This wedding venue offers scenic views from every angle and a private getaway for those looking for a secluded and glamorous event. Having your wedding at Edgewood Tahoe is a truly rare experience where you can exchange vows beside the crystal clear Lake Tahoe while surrounded by snow-capped mountains and groves of pine trees. This gorgeous mansion is surrounded by breathtaking sights and serves as a wonderful retreat for newly married couples, their family, and their guests.

Engagement session at Fallen leaf lake in South Lake Tahoe

Valhalla Lake Tahoe

1 Valhalla Dr, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151

Valhalla at Lake Tahoe is a stunning banquet hall wedding venue located in South Lake Tahoe, California. Nestled in Olympic Valley, this gorgeous venue offers exquisite lake views and a sweeping manicured lawn, making it ideal for spring and summer nuptials. Constructed in 1924, Valhalla features hardwood floors and French doors that open onto a pine porch. From there, a short flight of stairs transports guests onto the Grand Lawn where they can enjoy an al fresco celebration under giant pines. 

Wedding photography with bride and groom at Tahoe Ridge Resort at South Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Ridge Resort

400 Ridge Club Dr, Stateline, NV 89449

Located in Stateline, Nevada, The Ridge Resort is a full-service hotel wedding venue nestled on a Sierra Nevada ridge above Lake Tahoe. This venue overlooks the breathtaking Carson Valley from an elevation of 7,500 feet and provides scenic views of the lake, the valley, and the mountains all in one. The elegance of the venue and the natural beauty of the location provide an idyllic spot for your wedding ceremony and reception. Tahoe Ridge Resort has a variety of budget-friendly wedding packages that offer scenery and savings for smaller weddings. Let their event planner take care of all the details while you enjoy your Tahoe getaway.

Lakeside beach wedding captured by Lake Tahoe wedding photographer

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