Red Cliffs Lodge is an amazing and picturesque wedding venue in Moab, Utah. It is located on the banks of the Colorado River and features more than 10,000 square feet of event space including a large lawn, a riverside patio, and the large Colorado room which is perfect for receptions. Red Cliffs Lodge also has room for your entire wedding party with more than 100 rooms available.
Take a look at the basics of planning a wedding at Red Cliffs Lodge.
Red Cliffs Lodge Wedding Info
Red Cliffs Lodge is the perfect spot for a destination wedding in Utah’s red rock country. As one of the oldest full-service resorts in Utah it is known for its comfortable rooms, charming grounds, and numerous adventures available on-site. Weddings held here are about more than just the ceremony and reception, they are about making Moab memories for you and your guests that will last a lifetime.
The best months to host a wedding at Red Cliffs Lodge are April through October.
Wedding Ceremony Sites
The primary ceremony site is a raised stage on the banks of the Colorado River facing the red rock cliffs. You enter down a wide lawn from the lodge and say your vows in front of your family and friends under an arch that can be decorated in a variety of ways.
Wedding Reception Site
There are three locations for receptions. The Colorado Room is the larger of the two and the largest indoor ballroom in Grand County. It has high exposed wood ceilings and a massive fireplace. There is plenty of room for dining and dancing.
Another reception option is on the riverside deck. Here you and your guests can dine and dance on a spacious covered deck overlooking the Colorado River.
You also could choose to hold your reception on the large lawn on the river bank. Tents are available if you desire a covered space, or you could celebrate under the stars.
Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms
It is recommended that couples book rooms at Red Cliff Lodge for their wedding preparations.
Other unique amenities
Red Cliffs Lodge wants your wedding to be a Moab adventure. They offer lots of activities including sound baths, horseback riding, river rafting, and even skydiving. You will want to turn your celebration into a multi-day event just to enjoy all they have to offer,
What is the capacity?
Red Cliffs Lodge can accommodate up to 200 people for a wedding and reception.
Where is the location?
The lodge is located just outside of the city of Moab, roughly a five-hour drive from the Salt Lake International Airport.
How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?
Only one wedding is hosted each day.
Are there any time or noise restrictions?
Quiet hours start at 10 PM at Red Cliffs Lodge. All festivities must end by 11 PM.
Is this venue ADA-accessible?
Most of the venue is accessible, but the lawn has sections that are not flat and may be challenging to those with mobility challenges.
What is the pet policy?
Pets are allowed at Red Cliffs Lodge for an additional fee.
Red Cliffs Lodge Wedding Cost
Venue fees start at $8,000 and include both the ceremony and reception sites, tables and chairs, and four hours of assistance from the maintenance staff for decorating and take down.
Wedding Catering and Lodging
What are the catering options?
Catering is all done by Red Cliffs Lodge and they do a fantastic job. They specialize in locally sourced ingredients and desert Utah favorites. Your guests can even try the famous “Rocky Mountain Oysters” if they would like.
What are the included decor options and restrictions?
Includes tables and chairs. No sparklers allowed. No open flames.
What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?
There are rooms, suites, and cabins available at Red Cliffs Lodge. You can even rent a cabin with a kitchen to feed the whole family. Special rates are available for reservations of 20 or more.
What are the check-in/check-out times for guests staying overnight?
Check-in is at 4 PM and check-out is at 10 AM.
Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?
Red Cliffs Lodge will do everything it can to make sure your day is perfect, including providing a venue coordinator to help with all your planning.
What are some nearby attractions?
There is so much to do at Red Cliffs Lodge. You can raft the river, explore the canyons by ATV, relax by the enormous pool, or play pickleball! You can also visit one of the many National Parks or monuments nearby.
Red Cliffs Lodge Contact Info
For more information, please contact the venue at 435-259-2002 or fill out this form.
Red Cliffs Lodge
Milepost 14 UT-128
Moab, Utah 84532
Why you should get married at Red Cliffs Lodge
Red Cliffs Lodge is a great choice for couples seeking an extraordinary and memorable venue for their wedding. It has plenty of space for guests with rustic yet comfy guest rooms. The ceremony site overlooks the Colorado River, offering an awe-inspiring backdrop as you exchange vows, making your celebration even more unforgettable. The culinary team at Red Cliffs Lodge is renowned for its amazing menus, adding an extra touch of delight to your celebration. Beyond the ceremony and reception, Red Cliffs Lodge offers a vast number of activities for your guests, turning your wedding into a fun-filled experience that everyone will remember fondly.
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*Updated in July 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change.