Snowbasin Resort Wedding Info and Costs

October 28, 2019

Nestled in the Wasatch Mountains, Snowbasin Resort offers a number of indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites, each highlighting a different part of the mountain. With completely customizable menus and venues, Snowbasin can be tailored to wow any adventurous couple.

About Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort hosted its first ski race in December of 1940 and has been a fan-favorite ever since. Approximately 60% of Snowbasin Resort remains on National Forest land allowing guests to experience a pure, alpine escape.


Snowbasin is located in Hunstville – 40 minutes from Salt Lake City, 50 minutes from Park City, and an hour from Salt Lake City International airport.

Nearby Attractions

Snowbasin is known for its hiking and mountain biking trails in the summer and, of course, skiing in the winter. The resort also hosts a free Sunday concert series in the summer.

Wedding Costs

Please contact Snowbasin Resort to discuss availability and customized packages.


Ceremonies and receptions range from $5,000 – $30,000 and vary by day, date and location. Additional time can be arranged at $5o0/hour. 

Wedding Information

Snowbasin hosts weddings year round and offers both outdoor and indoor venues.


> Needles Lodge, the upper mountain venue, provides 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains from the patio or floor-to-ceiling windows.

> Earls Lodge, the lower mountain venue, offers a large patio with mountain views and is perfect for both a ceremony and reception.

> John Paul Lodge is only accessed by chair lift and provides mountain face views and a dining space complete with wood burning fireplace.


Each venue can accommodate different celebration sizes. The max capacity is 500 people.

Weddings per Day

Snowbasin hosts up to three weddings per day.

Time and Noise Restrictions

> Snowbasin Resort does not host weddings on Sundays in the summer.

> Snowbasin Resort does not host events or ceremonies before 6:30 p.m. in the winter.


John Paul Lodge is accessed via gondola; everything else is wheelchair accessible.

Pet Policy

> Pets are allowed in outdoor venues but not permitted inside.

> Service dogs are allowed throughout the resort.

Wedding Catering and Lodging

All Snowbasin Resort wedding packages include catering selections tailored to the couple’s specific taste and budget.

Catering Options

> Outside vendors are not permitted, except for cake (with a $300 fee).

> Snowbasin provides all food and beverage with a wide variety of gourmet menu options and custom cake orders.

> Catering options include buffet style, plated dinner or appetizers and desserts pairings, all offered in a wide variety of diets and cuisines (gluten free, vegan, Indian, Mexican, Italian, etc.).

> Bar options include beer and wine, custom bar or cash bar.

> Various catering add-ons are offered, including made-to-order macaroni and cheese station, crepe station, sundae station or s’mores station.

Lodging (On-site or Nearby)

> Wolf Creek Rentals and Lakeside Resort Properties both offer nearby lodging. Call to inquire about additional wedding party discounts.

> Ogden, Davis County and Salt Lake City also offer many lodging options between 30-45 minutes away from the resort.

Unique Features

Contact Snowbasin Resort to discuss additional features of their various wedding packages.

Booking Bonuses

> Snowbasin offers a large variety of audio, visual and event services. Couples can order projectors, microphones, or stage risers separately or purchase an entire audio / visual package.

> Snowbasin has partnered with various entertainment agencies and can recommend dancers, local or touring musicians and international entertainers for events.

> Snowbasin offers bride and groom ready room snacks, including gourmet finger food and drinks.

In-house Wedding Planner and Day-of Coordinator

> Snowbasin Resort does not have a wedding planner, but can offer recommendations from the resort’s preferred vendor list.

> The resort salesperson acts as the day-of coordinator.

Contact Info

Please reach out to Snowbasin Resort with any additional questions or to book your wedding.

Wedding Contact

Please contact Kimberly Miller (Resort Sales Manager) at 801-620-1032 or or Carly Maitland (Event Coordinator) at 801-620-1032 or

Physical Address

Snowbasin is located at 3925 Snow Basin Rd, Huntsville, UT 84317.

Snowbasin Resort Website

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