Ember is a fun wedding venue in Salt Lake City, Utah. It has several indoor and outdoor spaces and a funky warehouse vibe that is enhanced by shabby chic furniture and decor. Its downtown location makes it easy to get to and means it is close to everything.
Here’s what you need to know to start planning your wedding at Ember.
Ember Wedding Info
Ember is housed in a building that was originally a machine foundry in Salt Lake City. Its exposed brick walls and beamed ceilings speak to the past, while the sleek white walls, metal fixtures, and hanging lights give it a modern feel. Ember is a woman-owned business.
They host weddings year-round.
Wedding Ceremony Sites
Ember is actually made up of three spaces, Ember is the main parlor, Spark is a smaller back area, and a small outdoor patio between them. You don’t have to rent all three spaces, but you may choose to in order for your celebration to have more of a flow.
Ember is a large room with white walls, exposed brick, huge picture windows, beamed ceilings, and cement floors.
Spark is similar but without the large picture windows and more exposed brick.
The patio is located between them with a charming wood pallet wall, graffiti brick wall, and a “hidden alleyway” vibe.
Wedding Reception Site
You could choose to have your ceremony in one of the main rooms, then drinks on the patio, and dinner in the other event space. It’s all up to you, and there are 6,000 square feet of space for you to make your ideal celebration come to life.
Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms
There are two suites available for wedding preparations, one for Ember and one for Spark. Both have private bathrooms, comfortable seating areas, and plenty of light.
Other unique amenities
Ember has two large staircases that provide the perfect place for toasts, speeches, and bouquet tosses. In addition, the alley next to the building provides a great space for photos with a “downtown” vibe.
What is the capacity?
Both Ember and Spack can each accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony or 150 for a seated dinner. Total capacity is 450 guests for both spaces together for a flowing cocktail reception.
Where is the location?
Ember is in downtown Salt Lake City on State Street, 10 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport.
How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?
One wedding is hosted on-site each day.
Are there any time or noise restrictions?
All music must end at midnight.
Is this venue ADA-accessible?
This venue is ADA-accesible.
What is the pet policy?
Leashed pets are allowed for the ceremony.
Ember Wedding Cost
Venue rental costs start at $1,800 for 12 hours depending on the space being used. Please enquire for more details.
Wedding Catering and Lodging
What are the catering options?
You can choose the caterer of your choice, but a representative from the catering company must be on site for the duration of service. There also is space for a food truck to park on the patio if you choose that option.
What are the included decor options and restrictions?
Ember has TONS of decor available for your use. Included in the rental fee are several velvet sofas and vintage chairs, antique train station benches, and artisan tables.
For a fee, you can also rent vintage glassware, folding chairs, banquet tables, candleholders, wooden pedestals, and other items.
What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?
Ember is close to lots of hotels in downtown Salt Lake City including Grand America, Little America, and the Sheraton Salt Lake City.
Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?
A coordinator is available to help with questions related to the venue.
What are some nearby attractions?
Ember is within walking distance of the Salt Lake Public Library, Washington Square Park, and the Leonardo Museum.
Ember Contact Info
For more information, please contact the venue at 385-355-4211 or fill out this form.
623 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Why you should get married at Ember
Ember is the perfect place for a wedding with a modern, urban vibe. The space has a wonderful flow that allows you to easily go from ceremony to reception without any big “scene changes.” There are two large changing spaces, and the 12-hour rental period gives you plenty of time to prepare for your celebration. There is charming decor available at your disposal, and you are allowed to bring in the caterer you want – even your favorite taco truck!
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*Updated in May 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change