Sorrel River Ranch Wedding Info & Costs

June 29, 2023

Sorrel River Ranch is a charming place for a wedding in Moab, Utah. Situated on the banks of the Colorado River this resort has amazing red rock views, several event spaces, and plenty of rooms for your guests. They also offer a full slate of activities for guests to enjoy before and after your celebration. 

Here’s what you need to know to start planning a wedding at Sorrel River Ranch. 

Sorrel River Ranch Wedding Info

Once a functioning horse ranch, the Sorrel River Ranch now prides itself on being an elegant and luxurious resort for those wanting to experience the beauty of Utah’s red rock country. There are still reminders of the property’s past though, with functioning stables on the grounds, a large garden, and a petting zoo.  

The best months to host a wedding at Sorrel River Ranch are April through October. 

Wedding Ceremony Sites

There are several options for ceremonies at Sorrel River Ranch, but the most stunning is on the Events Lawn on the banks of the Colorado River. Here you say your vows in the shadow of towering red rock cliffs while your guests look on from chairs set up on the lawn. The deck is another riverside ceremony option with the same sweeping views, but sturdier ground. 

You could also choose to wed in the covered Fisher Towers Pavillion, which overlooks the red rock and the fields of the expansive garden at the ranch. 

Wedding Reception Site

You have multiple event spaces to choose from at Sorrel River Ranch. 

  • Homestead Garden is an expansive outdoor space with beautiful views of the mountains, a pergola covered with vines, a large fire pit, and a private bar. Your reception also could spread out onto the large events lawn as well.
  • The Patio Deck is a large space on the banks of the Colorado River which is perfect for an al fresco dinner. 
  • The Fisher Towers Pavilion is a covered space with more than 4,000 square feet of space so you will have plenty of room for cocktails, dining, and dancing. 
  • The Titan Tower Room is a beautiful space with 19-foot-high ceilings, large panoramic windows, and a private balcony overlooking the river. 

Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms

There are rooms for the wedding party to prepare, but all events at Sorrel River Ranch require booking at least ten guest rooms on the property, so couples may choose to get a room for their preparations. 

Other unique amenities

Sorrel River Ranch has so many activities available for guests. There are guided hikes and off-road adventures, yoga classes, and a full-service spa, as well as lawn games and kids’ activities. 

Sorrel River Ranch also gives couples the option of renting out the entire property so your event is the only one on the property and you and your guests have the place to yourselves. 

What is the capacity?

Sorrel River Lodge can host 200 overnight guests and can host events of up to 1,000 people in the Homestead Garden and Events Lawn. The Fisher Towers Pavillion can host up to 500 guests, and the Titan Tower Room can hold 300. 

Where is the location?

Sorrel River Ranch is located outside the city of Moab in the eastern part of the state. It is roughly five hours from the Salt Lake International Airport. 

How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?

One wedding is held on the grounds each day. 

Are there any time or noise restrictions?

All music must end at 11 PM. 

Is this venue ADA-accessible?

This venue is ADA-accessible. 

What is the pet policy?

Dogs are welcome at Sorrel River Ranch for a small fee. 

Sorrel River Ranch Wedding Cost

All events require the booking of at least ten guest rooms, which start at $700 a night. There are also venue fees ranging from $3,000 to $5,500 dollars depending on the venue chosen. In addition, there are food and beverage minimums that must be met. 

Wedding Catering and Lodging 

What are the catering options?

All catering is done on-site by Sorrel River Ranch. They pride themselves on sourcing their food from local sources including the large garden on the grounds. 

What are the included decor options and restrictions?

All decor must be approved by Sorrel River Ranch. No birdseed, confetti, or rice is allowed. 

What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?

Sorrel River Ranch has 59 guest rooms available ranging from standard guest rooms to family suites. All have expansive views of the red rock and river. And 5% of all booking fees support local charities. 

What are the check-in/check-out times for guests staying overnight?

Check-in is at 4 PM and check-out is at 11 AM. 

Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?

There is a venue coordinator available to help with your planning. 

What are some nearby attractions?

Sorrel River Ranch has endless things to do on the property. You can ride horses, explore the desert on foot or via ATV, or simply enjoy the view. Yoga and wellness classes, as well as tennis and other sports, are also available. 

You are also close to two of Utah’s most beautiful National Parks: Canyonlands and Arches. 

Sorrel River Ranch Contact Info

Wedding Contact

For more information, please contact the venue at 435-259-4642 or

Physical Address

Sorrel River Ranch

HC 64 UT-128

Moab, Utah 84532

Sorrel River Ranch 

Why you should get married at Sorrel River Ranch

Sorrel River Ranch provides an elegant and luxurious wedding experience in the heart of Utah’s red rock country. There are multiple options for both your wedding and reception from a patio overlooking the river to a large garden or a grand salon with a large balcony. Your reception will feature delicious food with vegetables grown on the property, and your guests can enjoy the celebration before retiring to one of the almost five dozen well-appointed guest rooms. It will be an unforgettable experience for all involved. 

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*Updated in June 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change.



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