Wedding Venues

Red rocks, majestic mesas, and blue skies make a perfect backdrop for your special event.

With reliably dry, warm weather throughout the spring and summer, an outdoor celebration and or ceremony can be handled with ease. Our resort has spacious and elegant facilities – both indoors and out – that can accommodate large and small groups and weddings. 

Mission Bell Amphitheater

Gateway Canyons is a magical place, and the Mission Bell Amphitheater provides a stunning Colorado wedding venue with a wide, covered tiered stage and outdoor seating, opening to our spectacular red rock canyon backdrop. It’s the ideal location for a outdoor Western Colorado wedding.

Palisade Event Center

Just steps away from the Mission Bell Amphitheater is the Palisade Event Center with Grand Hall and Sunset Atrium, which allows seating for as many as 200 guests and plenty of room for your wedding reception. This is our largest wedding venue, and can be arranged for a casual reception or formal, grand affair.

Paradox Grille Courtyard

Located behind the Paradox Grille, the courtyard offers the perfect casual party atmosphere. Imagine a larger cocktail party wedding celebration or the ideal spot for a rehearsal dinner. The courtyard is suitable for approximately 50 guests.

Cottonwood Terrace

The shaded lawn of the Cottonwood Terrace is a wonderful, lush location for ceremonies and extended wedding festivities for up to 200 guests. Featuring fountains and mountain flora, sweet fragrances float on the summer air. After your outdoor ceremony beneath the trees, we will guide guests into a spectacular tent erected for the reception.

Auto Museum Front Courtyard

This spacious outdoor facility is located in front of the architectural beauty of the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum and can accommodate up to 40 guests, and is a wonderful wedding venue for smaller receptions.

Auto Museum Lobby

For the car lover in us all, The Auto Museum Lobby is a choice reception site for up to 75 people. A wedding or rehearsal dinner here can be paired with a private viewing of the Gateway Auto Museum if desired.

The Ponds

Set against a spectacular background, create the intimate ceremony of your dreams at the Gateway Ponds. Ideal for up to 40 guests, this is a great location for a wine and cheese paired evening, or a casual dinner reception.