Snowbasin Resort Wedding Info & Cost

October 28, 2019

Snowbasin Resort is an alpine wonderland of a wedding venue, whether in the winter or summer. We’ve compiled essential Snowbasin Resort wedding info and costs below.

Snowbasin Resort Wedding Info

Snowbasin Resort  is known as one of Utah’s best ski resorts and summer hiking destinations. But it is also an exceptional place for a mountainous wedding that won’t break the bank. Snowbasin customizes its services to wow adventurous couples. Snowbasin Resort hosts weddings year round and offers both outdoor and indoor venues.

Wedding Sites

Earls Lodge offers a large patio with mountain views. With a large capacity, it’s perfect for  a larger ceremony and reception. Earls Lodge is located at the resort base.

Needles Lodge is probably the most gorgeous venue on the mountain. There are 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains from the patio and inside with its floor-to-ceiling windows. It is located on the upper mountain, accessed via the gondola.

John Paul Lodge is accessed via chairlift. It’s the most intimate and cozy venue.


Each venue can accommodate different celebration sizes. The max capacity is 500 people. The venues are listed above in descending order of capacity. Contact Snowbasin for more specific information.


Snowbasin is in Huntsville, Utah. which is an hour from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Weddings per Day

Snowbasin hosts up to three weddings per day. Because of the spread of the venues, you will not see other wedding parties.

Time and Noise Restrictions

Each site is booked for six hours with two additional hours of set up.

Snowbasin Resort does not host weddings on Sundays in the summer. Snowbasin Resort does not host events or ceremonies before 6 p.m. in the winter.


John Paul Lodge is accessed via gondola. All other sites are wheelchair accessible.

Pet Policy

Pets are allowed at outdoor venues but not permitted inside.. Service dogs are allowed throughout the resort.

Nearby Attractions

Everything most couples and their guests could want can be found at Snowbasin. It 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. The closest large city is Ogden, Utah, where you can find other amenities.

Snowbasin Resort Wedding Cost

Ceremonies and receptions range from $5,000 – $30,000 and vary by day, date and location. Additional time can be purchased, starting at $500/hour.

Once you contact Snowbasin, they will be able to create a custom quote for you.

Wedding Catering and Lodging 

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

Catering Options

Snowbasin provides all food and beverage for your wedding. There’s a wide variety of items on their gourmet menu, as well as  custom cakes. Catering options include plated dinners, buffet-style dinner, or simple app and dessert receptions. Bar selections include cocktails, beer, and wine.

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

Lodging (On-site or Nearby)

There is not lodging at Snowbasin Resort. Wolf Creek Rentals and Lakeside Resort Properties both offer nearby lodging. Call to inquire about wedding party discounts.

Guests can find abundant nearby options in Ogden. Salt Lake City also offer many lodging options between 30-45 minutes away from the resort.

Booking Bonuses

Snowbasin offers a large variety of audio, visual and event services. Couples can rent things like projectors, microphones, or stage risers. They can also purchase an entire audio/visual package with everything.

Snowbasin offers snacks for the bride and groom getting ready room. These include 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.

Snowbasin Resort Contact Info

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

Wedding Contact

Please contact Carrie Lindsay at 801-620-1075 or

Physical Address

3925 Snowbasin Rd.
Huntsville, UT 84317

Snowbasin Resort Website

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