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A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

DON'T SETTLE FOR ANYTHING LESS THAN THE VERY BEST.

This is Your Special Day.

At Shaw's River Ranch, we specialize in creating unique and unforgettable wedding experiences. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Large Weddings

Our location is perfect for weddings of up to 150 guests. Enjoy exclusive use of our Ranch - your wedding will be the only event booked that day.

Number of Guests

Up to 150

Ceremony Rehearsal

One Hour

Ceremony Sites

Choice of Three

Bridal Suite

One Night Included

The Lodge & Tavern

Exclusive Use

The Events Center

Exclusive Use

We can accommodate up to 180 guests, but this will require the rental of additional tables and chairs as well as tenting for guests in excess of 150.  Call for pricing over 150.

PRICING

The Perfect Wedding Venue Awaits at Shaw's River Ranch

Current rates are as follows:

MAY 1ST - 31ST & OCTOBER 16TH - 31ST

Monday - Thursday - $5,000

Friday & Sunday - $7,500

Saturday - $10,000

Ceremony Only (up to 150 guests)

Sunday - Thursday - $2,000

PEAK SEASON

JUNE 1ST - OCTOBER 16TH

Monday - Thursday - $6,000

Friday & Sunday - $9,500

Saturday - $12,500

Ceremony Only (up to 150 guests)

Sunday - Thursday - $3,000

NOVEMBER 1ST - APRIL 30TH

Monday - Thursday - $4,000

Friday & Sunday - $5,500

Saturday - $7,500

Ceremony Only (up to 150 guests)

Sunday - Thursday - $2,000

*8.65% Sales Tax is applied to Venue Package Price

* All major holidays are priced at Peak season Saturday Venue Price

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Unforgettable Wedding Memories Start Here

  • Wedding ceremony site with seating for up to 150

  • Ceremony rehearsal for one hour

  • Use of The Lodge and Tavern on The Ranch at Shaw's River Ranch which includes:

    • Three gas outdoor fire pits with seating for six at each

    • Six outdoor gas heaters

    • Bocce ball court

    • Indoor pool table and shuffleboard table

    • Kitchen prep area

    • Poker Room

    • Two bars- one outside with chairs for 10 and one inside with chairs for 6

    • ​Three indoor cocktail tables with seating for 8

    •  Indoor wood burning fireplace with three couches

    • 4 keg coolers with 6 barrel tappers and 2 specialty cocktail drink tappers (alcohol not included)

    • Stage for live music or DJ with 50 amp power and mood lighting

    • Outdoor seating tables with seating for 44

  • Use of 1800 sq. ft indoor event center with seating for up to 150

  • 13 x 26 wedding tent on stamped patio connected to event center

  • Use of wedding arch for ceremony (three to choose from)

  • Choice of three ceremony sites - (1)The pond and waterfall (2) Wildflower filled meadow or (3) Riverside or Riverside in a wildflower filled meadow overlooking the ponds and waterfalls :) 

  • Separate areas for Groom/groomsmen and bride/bridesmaids to get ready and hangout prior to  wedding

  • BRIDAL SUITE FOR ONE NIGHT FOR THE BRIDE AND GROOM LOCATED AT THE LODGE

Intimate Weddings

An Intimate Wedding are defined as 30 or less guests and are priced at 50% of the large wedding rates. Your package includes one of the following options:

  • use of The Lodge building and amenities, or

  • use of the Event Center and Wedding tent

 

Intimate Weddings are not offered on Saturdays between June 1st and September 30th unless the date is open as of March 31st of that year.

Number of Guests

Up to 30

Ceremony Rehearsal

One Hour

Ceremony Sites

Choice of Three

A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.
A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

OPTIONAL

Rehearsal Dinner at The Lodge

Starting​ at $2,500 Rental Fee from 6PM-9PM​

Your guests can enjoy a rehearsal dinner at our charming Lodge with either indoor or outdoor seating. Available from Monday - Thursday only  in peak season unless another wedding is not booked within  3 months of your wedding date.

This is separate from your complimentary one hour ceremony rehearsal.

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Elopements

Ensure your elopement is a cherished moment. Hold your intimate ceremony, to include the couple and up to 6 guests, at Shaw's River Ranch. Cost includes 2 hours of exterior property usage for your ceremony and photographs. Elopements are only offered Monday - Thursday during Peak Season unless the date is open within 60 days of your special day.

Number of Guests

Up to 6

Exterior Property Usage

Two Hours

Ceremony

Included

Photographs

Allowed

Cost:  $500

A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

DAY OF COORDINATION SERVICES

Let Us Make Your Day Effortless.

A Day of Coordination Services Planner is required. You can hire or establish your own dedicated person(s) to handle this or you can hire the team at Shaw's River Ranch to handle your Day of Coordination Services. Our Day of Coordination services includes 10 hours of service on your wedding day as well as hashing out all the details including ceremony, dinner and reception set up, vendor location coordination, and music venue set up. 

$2,500

A rustic, unique wedding location in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours south of Denver. Our breathtaking views of the 14,000+ foot mountain ranges and the South Arkansas River and Green Creek provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.
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IN-HOUSE WEDDING PLANNER

Creating Moments Worth Celebrating

Meet Jes, our in-house wedding planner and founder of Knotted Events. Jes has over 9 years in the wedding planning industry, working all over Colorado and specializing in wedding and elopements. Her experience and connections will help guide you through an overwhelming process, whether you're just getting started or a week out from the big day!

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