Silver Fork Lodge is a favorite mountain wedding venue near Salt Lake City. The beauty in the canyon is remarkable and the wedding rates are affordable. We’ve compiled essential Silver Fork Lodge wedding info and costs below.
Silver Fork Lodge Wedding Info
Silver Fork Lodge & Restaurant sits in Big Cottonwood Canyon, 30 minutes from Salt Lake City. Surround yourself with a forested landscape and mountains on your wedding day. The lodge boasts a homey cabin feel with a refined edge. Silver Fork Lodge offers year-round and customizable wedding options.
Wedding Ceremony Sites and Capacities
- Summer weddings: Silver Fork offers a large celebration area, including a banquet area and outdoor patio. It can accommodate up to 250 guests.
- If you book the entire restaurant, you can have up to 350 guest.
- Winter weddings: Silver Fork’s indoor banquet area accommodates up to 60 guests.
Silver Fork Lodge is located 30 minutes away from downtown Salt Lake City in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Access from the airport is easy.
Weddings per Day
Silver Fork Lodge hosts one wedding per day. Events are held from 5-10 p.m. Two hours of set-up time is allowed before the start of the event.
Time and Noise Restrictions
All events must conclude by 10 p.m.
The Silver Fork Lodge is ADA accessible.
Pets are not permitted in Big Cottonwood Canyon. It’s a protected watershed area.
Guests can experience all the adventure Big Cottonwood Canyon has to offer. There are numerous trails for hiking and biking. Winter activities include downhill skiing at world-renowned neighboring ski resorts: Brighton or Solitude. Enjoy all the urban city amenities in the Salt Lake Valley.
Silver Fork Lodge Wedding Cost
Prices vary based on duration and site. The base price for a wedding ceremony only of two hours is $900. If you add reception/food menu (priced at $29-53) the fee is lowered to $700.
To ensure total privacy for your event, you must pay a restaurant closure fee. This is not mandatory; it depends on your personal preference. The closure fee from Monday to Thursday is $3,500, and from Friday to Sunday and holidays is $5,000.
Silver Fork Lodge requires a deposit based on the number of guests in attendance.
- 50 guests or less require a $500 deposit
- 50 guests or more require a deposit of $1000
- Weddings that would prefer a completely private venue for the evening (regardless of number of guests in attendance) require a deposit of $2,000.
Silver Fork Lodge Catering and Lodging
All catering is coordinated through Silver Fork Lodge. Their food is amazing, so you are in luck. Outside catering vendors are not permitted. You may procure your dessert or wedding cake elsewhere though.
Lodging (On-site or Nearby)
Silver Fork has seven rooms available for guests to reserve. There’s lodging accommodations available at Solitude Mountain Resort. Guests can also find vacation rentals with AirBnB and VRBO (search Big Cottonwood Canyon).
The wedding couple receives a complimentary stay in one of Silver Fork Lodge’s rooms the night of their wedding.
In-house Wedding Planner and Day-of Coordinator
Silver Fork Lodge offers a dedicated on-site coordinator for all venue related needs and to assist with set up.
Silver Fork Lodge Contact Info
Please reach out to Silver Fork Lodge with any additional questions or to book your wedding!
Soraya Coomans: 801-533-9977
11332 E Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
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*Updated on 07/08/22 to reflect 2023 wedding information