Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Featured Boulder Wedding Venues

Getting married in Boulder? Find the top Boulder wedding photographers via their award-winning images from the Boulder wedding venues featured below.

Page Last Updated December 16th, 2019

Lionsgate Event Center (Lafayette, CO) - Wedding Photojournalism at the Venue - Bride and groom sharing a glance during toasts.
Wedding Photography by Jesse La Plante, Boulder, United States

Dove House, Gatehouse, and Chandelier Barn | Beautiful Boulder Weddings at Lionsgate Event Center

At Lionsgate Event Center, Lafayette, they are determined to break the same old wedding mold. No two love stories are the same so why should your weddings be? Their amazing team will take the time to get to know you and your love story so that they can seamlessly put together your vision. Whether your fairy tale takes place in the many secret gardens or the Chandelier barn, your Lafayette wedding photographer will have plenty of opportunities to capture photos that are unique to you and your love story.

Planet Bluegrass (Lyons, CO) | A bride dip on the dance floor
Wedding Photography by Jesse La Plante, Boulder, United States

Planet Bluegrass is a Wedding & Reception Venue in Lyons, Colorado near Boulder

From spring thru fall, the 20-acre Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons, CO is available for wedding rentals. Located just 25-minutes north of Boulder (midway between Boulder and Estes Park), the historic ranch property includes the entire riverfront of the North St. Vrain, east of the Lyons bridges on Highway 36. 

Shupe Homestead CO wedding photograph of dancing party guests at the wedding reception.
Wedding Photography by Jesse La Plante, Boulder, United States

A vintage wedding venue in Longmont, Colorado - Shupe Homestead

Shupe Homestead of Colorado offers a picturesque setting framed by uncompromising views of Long’s Peak and Mount Meeker. The lovingly and meticulously manicured grounds are dotted with towering Black Walnut and Silver Spruce trees that grace the banks of the serene, reflective pond.  Shupe Homestead is adjacent to open space that provides unlimited backdrops for spectacular photos. Whether your style is formal or casual, your guests can relax in the serenity of the peaceful surroundings. The garden boasts acres of exquisite grass, flowers, trees, waterfalls, and several patios. The open reception hall features accent lighting and panoramic windows to frame glorious photographic sunsets.

Bride wields knife and cake at outdoor wedding in Boulder, Colorado. Bride forces wedding cake into groom's mouth. Sunrise Amphitheater, Boulder, Colorado
Wedding Photography by Carl Bower, Denver, United States

Flagstaff Mountain Weddings - Sunrise Amphitheater in Boulder, CO

The Sunrise Amphitheater, Boulder on the summit of Flagstaff Mountain is a popular location for weddings between May and October. Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933-34, the Amphitheater is a rustic outdoor facility made from local stone. It features a large circular area, a small stage, seating for 150, and magnificent views.

Guests singing and dancing at the wedding reception in Wedgewood Boulder Creek
Wedding Photography by Jesse La Plante, Boulder, United States

Boulder Creek, CO - Wedgewood Wedding Venue

Nestled in the Boulder Canyon, Wedgewood Weddings Boulder Creek gives you that mountain feel…yet, it’s only ten minutes from Downtown Boulder! This premier wedding venue preserves its mountain charm while beaming with the glamor of a European-style lodge. Say your vows by the lush, towering trees and the serene sound of the rippling creek. Then, celebrate under the crystal chandeliers of the tented pavilion or next to the crackling fireplace in the cozy indoor ballroom. Wedgewood Weddings perfectly balances lavish taste with touches of rustic elements to give your photography a unique style of mountainous luxury.