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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 (additional fee)

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.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Unforgettable Wedding Memories Start Here

  • Wedding ceremony site

  • 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

  • Use of wedding arch for ceremony 

  • Ceremony rehearsal for one hour

  • 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 (not included in the price of micro weddings or elopements - add on price is $350 for 1 night).

OUR EVENT CENTER INCLUDES:

  • Use of our 1800 sq. ft. indoor event center

  • Seating options for up to 160 guests:

    • Table and Chairs for up to 160 (80 wooden cross backed chairs and 80 on wooden benches)

  • A Wooden Head Table​

  • Additional outdoor seating with cocktail tables for up to 32 guests. 

  • Outdoor bar

  • Dessert Table

  • 3 Outdoor Heaters

  • Stage for band or DJ with full power hook ups

  • Stamped Concrete Dance Floor

  • Large outdoor area set up with games 

  • 2 Portable Keg Coolers with 4 Six Barrel Tappers / 2 Specialty Cocktail Drink Tappers (alcohol not included)

Intimate Weddings

An Intimate Wedding are defined as 30 or fewer guests. Your package

includes the use of the Event Center.

 

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.

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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 Event Center

Rental from 6PM-9PM​.  View Pricing.

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

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. 

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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.
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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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