Sundance Mountain Resort near Provo, Utah is a popular wedding destination for couples looking for a remote and rustic, yet luxurious experience. There are multiple venue options both indoor and outdoor and ranging in size from a 900-square-foot log cabin to a 4,000-square-foot reception hall. No matter which venue you choose your wedding will be a beautiful affair on grounds where no detail escapes the staff.
Here’s what you need to know to start planning your wedding at Sundance Mountain Resort.
Sundance Mountain Resort Wedding Info
Sundance Mountain Resort was established in 1969 by Robert Redford. His vision was “to create an unspoiled and authentic experience in this intimate mountain resort where art, nature, and commerce unite to inspire and develop people, voices, and ideas.” When you walk the grounds you can see that vision in every detail. All the buildings, no matter how big, feel intimate and blended with the natural surroundings. It’s a little slice of paradise in Utah County.
The best months to host a wedding at Sundance Moutain Resort are June through October.
Wedding Ceremony Sites
There are multiple ceremony sites at Sundance, all with indoor and outdoor spaces.
- The Wasatch Room is an intimate log cabin with a flagstone patio surrounded by pine trees where your ceremony can take place. You can also choose to wed inside the building.
- The Redford Conference Center is a large barn-like structure with wooden walls and large windows. Here couples can wed on a lovely lawn surrounded by trees and ferns, or indoors in front of a rustic fireplace.
- The Rehearsal Hall is the largest of the venues. It sits on the side of the pond and couples can say their vows on a large deck with a rushing waterfall behind them. Indoor ceremonies can take place in front of the stone fireplace.
- Mandan Summit is the most remote of the venues. It sits on a high peak overlooking Mount Timpanogos, Cascade Mountain, Provo Canyon, and Stewart Falls.
Wedding Reception Site
The Redford Conference Center, the Rehearsal Hall, and the Wasatch Room all can host receptions. All three have ample indoor and outdoor space for your guests to mingle and enjoy the celebration. The wrap-around patios at the conference center and rehearsal halls are perfect for cocktails after the ceremony before your guests sit down for dinner inside.
Bridal Suite/ Getting Ready Rooms
Sundance offers couples one complimentary room, complete with a welcome package and a 60-minute massage.
Other unique amenities
Sundance is a lovely location with several bars and restaurants on the grounds including the famous owl room.
It also has a full-service spa on the property.
The best thing about Sundance is the location. There are few resorts that feel as intimate, and yet as spacious, as Sundance.
What is the capacity?
The capacity depends on the venue selected.
- The Wasatch Room can accommodate up to 50 guests.
- The Redford Center can accommodate up to 200 guests.
- The Rehearsal Hall can accommodate up to 200 guests for a seated dinner and 250 for a flowing reception.
Where is the location?
Sundance Mountain Resort is located in a side canyon off of Provo Canyon in Utah County. It is about an hour from the Salt Lake International Airport.
How many weddings are hosted on-site each day?
Sundance does not guarantee your wedding will be the only one on-site. Event spaces are relatively close to each other.
Are there any time or noise restrictions?
Quiet hours at Sundance are 11 PM to 8 AM, but events can continue until 1 AM. If they go past 1 AM additional costs will be incurred.
Is this venue ADA-accessible?
Most of the resort, except the areas only accessible by ski lift, is ADA-accessible.
What is the pet policy?
Pets are allowed to be a part of the ceremony. Sundance does charge $25 for pets in lodge rooms.
Sundance Mountain Resort Wedding Cost
Your ceremony and reception fees are billed on a per-guest basis based on a minimum guest count of 100 people. The traditional package starts at $175, and the premier package starts at $195. Venue rental is included in the package, unless your number of guests is below 100, and then a room fee is charged based on the number of guests.
90-99 guests: $1,500
80-89 guests: $3,000
70-79 guests: $4,500
60-69 guests: $6,000
This is a base cost. There are additional fees for service, additional spaces required, and special catering needs depending on the menu chosen.
Wedding Catering and Lodging
What are the catering options?
Sundance Mountain Resort offers a wide variety of in-house catering options. They can do anything from passed appetizers to a full barbeque buffet or an elegant plated dinner.
Sundance does not provide a wedding cake. There is a cake-cutting service fee of $2.50 per person.
What are the included decor options and restrictions?
Sundance provides all the tables, chairs, and linens. They do not permit any decor to be tacked or nailed to walls or other structures. They also do not allow candles that are not inside glass containers or fireworks or sparklers of any kind.
What are the lodging (on-site or nearby) options?
Sundance has many lodging options from typical hotel rooms to cozy cabins. There are also multiple Air BnB properties on the resort grounds.
What are the check-in/check-out times for guests staying overnight?
Check-in time is 4 PM and check-out is at noon.
Is there an in-house wedding planner or day-of coordinator?
Sundance requires weddings with multiple events to hire a wedding planner and strongly suggests all weddings do so as well. They will provide a catering manager.
What are some nearby attractions?
Sundance always has something fun going on. In the summer there are zip lines, horseback rides, and mountain biking from the peaks. You also shouldn’t miss hiking to Stewart Falls. It’s an easy path and truly breathtaking.
Sundance Moutain Resort Contact Info
For more information, please contact the Sundance wedding specialist at 877-533-1929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sundance Mountain Resort
8841 N. Alpine Loop Road
Sundance, UT 84604
Why you should get married at Sundance Mountain Resort
A wedding at Sundance Mountain Resort is both elegant and rustic. You are surrounded by mountain walls and ancient trees but also have all the modern amenities and conveniences you want and need, including gourmet food and a European-style spa. While the resort is smaller than most, it does not feel crowded. Instead, its size provides an intimacy you won’t find in many other places. Sundance also always has something going on, from live music in the Owl Bar to special movie nights, so if you decide to stay longer, you will not regret it.
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*Updated in May 2023 to reflect current wedding information. Please always confirm pricing and details with the venue, as items are subject to change.