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5 Things to Consider When Searching for the Prefect Lake Tahoe Wedding Venue

Lake Tahoe is a picturesque destination for a wedding, with its stunning natural beauty and serene ambiance. Choosing the perfect Lake Tahoe wedding venue can be a daunting task, given the plethora of options available. To make things easier, we've compiled a list of five things to consider when searching for the perfect Lake Tahoe wedding venue.

Capacity and Accommodation

When searching for a wedding venue, it's essential to consider the number of guests you'll be inviting. Ensure that the venue you choose can accommodate your guest list and has enough space to hold the ceremony, reception, and any other activities you plan to have. Additionally, it's important to consider the accommodation options available for you and your guests. If you have guests traveling from out of town, you may want to consider a venue that offers on-site accommodations or is located close to hotels and other lodging options.

Scenic Location

Lake Tahoe is known for its stunning scenery, so it's important to choose a venue that takes advantage of the natural beauty of the area. Consider venues that offer panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains or ones that have a beautiful garden or outdoor space that can be used for the ceremony or reception.

Weather Considerations

Lake Tahoe's weather can be unpredictable, so it's important to choose a wedding venue that can accommodate for any changes in the weather. Consider venues that offer indoor and outdoor spaces to ensure that you have backup options if the weather doesn't cooperate. If you fall in love with a venue that doesn't have an indoor option look into the cost of renting a tent. We highly recommend some sort protection from the elements. Additionally, if you're planning a wedding during the winter months, make sure the venue has adequate heating to keep your guests warm.

Catering and Bar Services

Food and drinks are a significant part of any wedding, so it's important to consider the catering and bar services offered by the venue. Look for venues that offer a variety of menu options and can accommodate any dietary restrictions or preferences. Additionally, check whether the venue has an in-house bar or whether you need to hire an external bartender. Using in-house food and beverage services will help save you money on travel fees. Also don't get to scared by food and beverage minimums outside cantering can charge just as much if not more.


Weddings can be expensive, so it's important to consider your budget when choosing a Lake Tahoe wedding venue. Look for venues that includes furniture, linens, and tableware or ones that will rent them to you at a discounted cost. This can help you save money in costly delivery fees. Additionally, consider venues that offer discounts for off-season or weekday weddings, which can help you stay within your budget. For more information on what kind of a Lake Tahoe wedding budget to expect click here.

Choosing the perfect Lake Tahoe wedding venue requires careful consideration of a variety of factors. By keeping these five things in mind, you can find a venue that accommodates your guest list, takes advantage of the scenic location, can accommodate for weather changes, offers catering and bar services, and fits within your budget.

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Photo Credit: Kevin Sawyer Photography

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