You don’t have to love whiskey to have your wedding at the High West Distillery in Wanship, Utah. The intimate venue offers beautiful views of the Utah countryside, and a rustic yet elegant setting inside a working distillery and former livery stable and garage.
Take a look at this information about having your wedding at High West Distillery.
High West Distillery Wedding Info
The distillery opened in 2007 with a single barrel, and since then has grown into the operations hub of one of Utah’s best-known high-end liquor producers. From the gleaming copper tanks to the used whiskey barrels, to the bottles used for decoration, the distilling theme is evident throughout the property. However, Utah’s beautiful landscape and the mountain surroundings of the distillery also come into play, creating a stunning landscape.
The best months to host a wedding at High West Distillery are June through October.
Wedding Ceremony Sites
There are two sites for ceremonies at High West Distillery, one inside and one outside. The inside venue is a chapel with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the outdoors, and a lovely fireplace to keep you and your guests warm. The outside venue is a lush amphitheater surrounded by trees and in front of a water feature.
Wedding Reception Site
The reception site is on the main floor of the venue, with seating available both inside and out. The high ceilings and beautiful woodwork brings the outside in for your guests to enjoy. As it is a distillery, cocktails are not only allowed but encouraged. There is also room for a dance floor if you want to kick up your heels.
Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms
Rooms are provided for dressing prior to your event.
Other unique amenities
High West Distillery gives you the charm of the old west, and the feel of a gastropub while still providing elegance and beauty. It is one of the most unique venues in the state for your wedding.
What is the capacity?
For the ceremony the indoor chapel can seat 60 while the outdoor amphitheater can accommodate 135 seated guests.
For receptions, High West Distillery can accommodate 150 guests for a plated dinner event a total of 200 guests on site.
Where is the location?
High West Distillery is located in Kamas, Utah, about 30 minutes outside Park City, and about an hour and 15 minutes away from the Salt Lake International Airport. It is a secluded location nestled between the Wasatch and Uintah Mountain ranges.
How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?
One wedding is held each day on the site.
Are there any time or noise restrictions?
Events cannot start until 6 pm and festivities must be over by midnight.
Is this venue ADA-accessible?
The majority of the venue is ADA-accessible. Please call for details.
What is the pet policy?
Pets are allowed to take part in your ceremony, but they must be leashed and are not allowed at the reception.
High West Distillery Wedding Cost
Pricing at High West Distillery is based on a venue set-up fee and food and beverage minimums. The set-up fee ranges from $2,500 to $4,000. Event coordinators estimate a wedding at this venue will cost roughly $25,000.
Wedding Catering and Lodging
What are the catering options?
High West Distillery handles all of the catering on-site with menus starting at $85 a person. Their options include a wide variety of Utah favorites including local trout and bison. As this is a distillery you should consider anything with bourbon in it to be absolutely amazing – and not just cocktails, it’s in the desserts too.
What are the included decor options and restrictions?
High West Distillery provides lots of decorations with rustic charm that are already on site. They include whiskey barrels, antique glass, and brass light fixtures. Please call about bringing in flowers and other decor.
What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?
The Lodge at Blue Sky Ranch is the closest lodging for High West Distillery. It features a lodge with 19 rooms, creek-side cabins, and several suites.
Beyond the Lodge at Blue Sky, there are several hotels in Park City and Kimball Junction.
Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?
High West Distillery requires couples to use a coordinator for at least the day of their event. They have a list of preferred people and companies who are familiar with the venue.
What are some nearby attractions?
High West offers tours of the distillery daily starting in May. You will be walked through the entire process from blending to bottling, and learn all about High West and the history of whiskey in Utah. Reservations are encouraged.
There is also a myriad of things to do in nearby Park City, including historic Main Street, outlet stores at Kimball Junction, and too many hiking trails to count.
High West Distillery Contact Info
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High West Distillery
27649 Old Lincoln Hwy.
Wanship, UT. 84017
Why you should get married at High West Distillery
High West Distillery is a perfect mountain getaway wedding spot. As a working distillery, it is a unique choice in a state that is known more for its liquor laws than its liquor. Couples and their guests will find the grounds to be charming, the food to be delicious, and the experience to be extraordinary.
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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