The Switchback Grille Zion: Wedding Info and Costs

November 5, 2019

About The Switchback Grille Zion

The Switchback Grille is a spectacular destination wedding venue in Zion Canyon. With jaw-dropper views of Zion’s famous red rock formations, a highly skilled and attentive staff, and flexible options for venue space, your Zion wedding will be incredible and uniquely you.


The Switchback Grille is located in Zion Canyon at the foot of The Watchman red rock formation.

Nearby Attractions

The Switchback Grille is located just minutes from Zion National Park, which boasts some of Utah’s most spectacular red rock formations. Active guests can enjoy days of sightseeing, hiking, biking, or guided rafting trips in the area. Guests who prefer indoor activities can visit the shops and museums at Zion National Park and ride the tour bus for guided sightseeing.


Wedding Costs


The Switchback Grille attempts to be as flexible as possible to accommodate the needs of the wedding. Please contact the Switchback Grille for a customized quote for your event.

For an idea of base fees: rental of private rooms requires a minimum expenditure of $3,000 for under 50 people and $4,500 over 50 people between catering and beverages.


Wedding Information

The Switchback Grille is open year-round for wedding reservations.

Sites and Capacities:

  • Switchback Dining Room- can accommodate 100-140 guests for a reception and up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception.
  • Switchback Patio- can accommodate 30-120 guests for a reception and up to 150 guests for a cocktail reception.
  • Switchback Dining Room and Patio- can accommodate 220 guests for a reception and up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception.
  • Switchback Garden- can accommodate 80 guests for a reception and 100 guests for a cocktail reception.
  • Virgin River, Pond, and Lawn- can accommodate 300 guests for a reception and 500 guests for a cocktail reception.
  • Great Lawn- can accommodate 300 guests for a reception and 500 guests for a cocktail reception.

Weddings per Day

The Switchback Grille prefers to host one wedding per day. Between all their venue spaces, they can host up to 4 weddings per day while still offering the bride and groom a feeling of privacy for their most special day.

Time and Noise Restrictions

There is a 10PM noise ordinance in the town of Springdale; however, the Switchback Grille is a very private venue with no neighbors and can host events until 12PM.


The Switchback Grille is an ADA accessible venue.

Pet Policy

The Switchback Grille is very pet friendly. In fact, the amazing staff and event coordinators are proud to have hosted their first destination pet-wedding last year!

Wedding Catering and Lodging

The Switchback Grille can handle all your wedding details! From wedding coordination, custom menu design, and site selection to floral arrangements, lighting design, and entertainment, the Switchback Grille will help you every step of the way. Catering is exclusively through Black Walnut Catering. There is no fee for other outside vendors.

Catering Options

The Switchback Grille partners with Black Walnut catering to ensure your catering experience is simply delightful.

Lodging (On-site or Nearby)

The Switchback Grille does not offer onsite lodging; however, the neighboring towns of Springdale and Kanab have numerous options for lodging to accommodate all guests.

In-house Wedding Planner and Day-of Coordinator

The Switchback Grille offers an in-house wedding planner and a full staff on the day of the wedding for a seamless event.

Contact Info

Please reach out to Kristen at the Switchback Grille with any additional questions or to book your wedding!

Wedding Contact

Kristen: (435) 772-3700

Physical Address

1149 Zion Park Blvd

Springdale, UT 84767


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