Alta Peruvian Lodge Wedding Info & Cost

April 3, 2023

Alta Peruvian Lodge is the perfect venue for couples who want a mountain wedding, but also have a very specific vision of how they want it to be, and want to make the space their own. This rustic ski lodge is a blank canvas ready to be transformed. 

Take a look at what you need to know about holding your wedding at Alta Peruvian Lodge. 

Alta Peruvian Lodge Wedding Info

Welcome to a ski resort of yesteryear. Alta Peruvian Lodge has the rustic charm of Utah’s ski resorts of the past. Here it is all about the mountains and the preservation of the landscape. But while you won’t find fancy amenities, you will find an enchanting space that will feel cozy to you and your guests even though you are surrounded by the vastness of the great outdoors. 

Alta Peruvian Lodge is open to weddings from June through September.

Wedding Ceremony Sites

The prime wedding ceremony site at Alta Peruvian Lodge is a large meadow off the side of the building at the base of the mountains. Here you can look up at soaring granite cliffs that possibly will still be touched with snow as you say your vows. 

You also can wed on the pool deck with similar views, though there is less room for guests. 

Dining room of Alta Peruvian Lodge. Alta Peruvian Lodge Wedding Info. Wedding Reception Site

You can make this space into anything you want it to be. You have access to multiple indoor and outdoor areas that you can make into cocktail spaces, dining areas, a dance floor and more. 

The main indoor space features wooden walls, large windows, and a large central fireplace. 

Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms

There are rooms on the second floor of the lodge that can be used for wedding prep. You can access them up to eight hours before your event. 

Other unique amenities

This is a mountain-top DIY dream space. The lodge is fairly intimate, but the surrounding area is anything but. There are vast mountain views, and adventure abounds. So if you love nature and want to craft all the details of your wedding this is the venue for you. 

What is the capacity?

Alta Peruvian Lodge can host up to 200 guests.

Where is the location?

Alta Peruvian Lodge is located in the town of Alta, at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon. It sits at the base of Mount Superior. 

Exterior of Alta Peruvian Lodge. How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?

One wedding is hosted each day. 

Are there any time or noise restrictions?

The town of Alta requires all outside noise to cease by 11 pm, but there is no curfew on indoor events at Alta Peruvian Lodge. 

Is this venue ADA-accessible?

Alta Peruvian Lodge is a historic lodge with accessibility challenges; please contact the venue directly to further discuss how to accommodate all guests.

What is the pet policy?

Little Cottonwood Canyon is a watershed area so no pets are allowed. 

Alta Peruvian Lodge Wedding Cost

Alta Peruvian Lodge offers a flat-rate fee and the ability to fully customize your wedding.

The total cost for rental of the Alta Peruvian Lodge is $10,000 and includes access up to two days prior to set up and decorate. They also allow ample time to take down decorations. 

A nonrefundable $5,000 deposit is required to reserve your date. The remaining $5,000 is due 30 days prior to the wedding.

Wedding Catering and Lodging 

What are the catering options?

You can use any caterer you want at Alta Peruvian Lodge, though the full kitchen is not available for use. Caterers will have access to ice machines, sinks, prep tables, and refrigerators only. 

A licensed bartender must serve all alcoholic drinks. Kegs must be purchased through the lodge or an authorized caterer.

People on the dance floor at Alta Peruvian Lodge. What are the included decor options and restrictions?

Decor is up to you! Alta Peruvian Lodge will provide tables and chairs but everything else is DIY. 

What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?

While the lodge hosts overnight guests in the winter, in the summer rooms are not available. Snowbird is right down the road though and offers hundreds of rooms and condos for rent. There are also rooms available at the Alta Lodge up the canyon. 

Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?

There are people on hand to help you set up tables and chairs, but no wedding planner or coordinator. 

What are some nearby attractions?

Little Cottonwood Canyon is beautiful and Alta Peruvian Lodge is right in the middle of it. There are dozens of hiking trails right outside the door of the lodge, as well as mountain biking trails and fishing in Little Cottonwood Creek. 

Alta Peruvian Lodge sign. Alta Peruvian Lodge Contact Info

Wedding Contact

Please contact general manager Todd Collins at 800-453-8488.

Physical Address

Alta Peruvian Lodge

10000 E. Little Cottonwood Canyon Rd.

Alta, UT 84092

Alta Peruvian Lodge Website

Why you should get married at Alta Peruvian Lodge

Alta Peruvian Lodge is for couples who want to get married in the mountains, but don’t necessarily want to wed at a resort. Here you can create your own vibe while marveling at the majesty of the Wasatch Mountain range and reliving Utah’s ski past, as you move into your future. 

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*Updated in April 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change. 

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