Top 10 Best Montana Wedding Venues

As a Montana wedding photographer and someone who has lived half her life here, I may be biased, but Montana wedding venues are some of the most beautiful in the country. For those seeking a mix of Western vibes, rustic charm, and elegance, here are some of my favorite venues!

10 Best Wedding Venues in Montana

Sage Lodge

Located in Paradise Valley, Sage Lodge is one of my favorite wedding venues EVER! The best part is it’s only an hour’s drive from Bozeman, Montana’s largest airport. Sage is also one of the premier wedding venues in southwest Montana. 

This venue offers two restaurants, a spa, several event options, and well-appointed houses and rooms make your stay here memorable. Did I mention the amazing views of the Absaroka and Gallatin Range, plus the Yellowstone River to the west? Seriously, these are some of the best views in Montana!

Whether you’re all about rustic charm, aiming for elegance, or somewhere in the sweet spot between, the crew at Sage Lodge has your back and will help you make your vision a reality.

I love this venue so much I’ve done a full feature on it! You can check it out here! And if you’re looking for more inspiration on how your Sage Lodge wedding could look, check out Natalie and Sam’s wedding for inspo! 

Green Valley Ranch

This secluded gem in Glacier National Park offers a picturesque setting for your wedding. Surrounded by a forest and stunning mountain views, Green Valley Ranch offers some of the best Montana landscapes.

The venue can host both smaller and larger weddings of up to 300 guests. Couples can choose from several outdoor ceremony sites, each offering a unique view of the surrounding peaks. The historic main lodge provides charming options for your wedding day, blending rustic elegance with natural beauty.

Copper Rose Ranch

Copper Rose Ranch is another venue in the heart of Paradise Valley. The ranch offers a beautiful outdoor ceremony space and a chic barn for receptions. The venue blends rustic charm with modern amenities, and as with all Montana wedding venues – it’s complete with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Copper Rose Ranch can host weddings of up to 250 guests. If you or your guests would like to stay over, they also have private or shared cabins that accommodate up to 66 guests. 

320 Ranch

Located between Big Sky and Yellowstone National Park, the 320 Ranch offers a variety of indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception, so you can have your wedding here during any season. If you’d like an outdoor reception, you’ll need to rent the tent separately from an outside vendor.

The venue can accommodate smaller weddings or larger weddings of up to 200 guests. It’s a beautiful venue with amazing mountainous backdrops.

For more inspiration for your 320 Ranch wedding, check out Erin & Blair’s day here!

White Raven

White Raven is a luxury Montana wedding venue situated just a short drive from Downtown Missoula amidst mountains and lush pine forests. They call their style Montana-Modern, and it really fits their vibe! White Raven is elegant and modern but in a rustic mountain lodge kind of way. 

The venue has indoor and outdoor spaces available and can accommodate weddings of up to 125 guests. So whether you’re dreaming of an intimate wedding or a slightly larger celebration, White Raven’s various spaces and attentive staff will make it happen!

Firelight Farm

Firelight Farm is another beautifully restored historic barn wedding venue in Bozeman, MT. The barn is spacious enough to hold weddings of up to 130 guests and offers a blend of historic, rustic charm with modern upgrades. 

The farm’s surroundings feature fantastic mountain views and lush landscapes. You also get access to on-site suites, so you and your partner can get ready before your big day.

Foster Creek Farm

Nestled in the valley of four mountain ranges, Foster Creek Farm stands out with its breathtaking views and expansive grounds. It’s one of Bozeman’s premier wedding venues that combines rustic charm with elegance, making it a perfect fit for those who want a wedding with a blend of both.

The venue features several spaces for ceremonies and receptions, including a beautifully restored barn that can accommodate larger weddings of up to 250 people. Between multiple houses, cabins, and glamping tents, The Foster Creek Farm also offers on-site accommodations for up to 35 guests on the property. There are also two separate cabins for the couple to be able to get ready on-site the day of, which is useful to avoid any delays driving in from somewhere else.

The surrounding landscape of mountains, grassy fields, and open skies provides an amazing backdrop for your wedding photos!

Here’s some Foster Creek Farm wedding inspiration

Owls Rest Event Barn

A part of Yellowstone Valley Lodge in Livingston, Montana, at the banks of Yellowstone River, you can find their Owl’s Rest Event Barn. Facing the Absaroka Mountain range, this rustic elegant wedding venue has amazing mountain views for your big day. 

With ample outdoor space, couples can opt for a scenic outdoor ceremony followed by a barn reception. If you’d like to celebrate outdoors, there are no covered outdoor spaces, however, you can definitely still hang out outside!

For weddings of up to 200 people, Owls Rest Event Barn is ideal for those who dream of a wedding surrounded by Montana’s nature!

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake

The Lodge at Whitefish Lake is a luxurious hotel wedding venue in Whitefish, Montana. The venue offers multiple indoor and outdoor reception and ceremony options, from lakeside vows to elegant ballrooms. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests, but it also has micro-wedding and elopement packages for couples looking for a more intimate experience.

As a full-service wedding venue, it offers on-site gourmet catering, event coordination, and on-site event essentials, such as tables, chairs, linens, etc. The Lodge at Whitefish Lake is perfect for couples looking for a rather sophisticated yet relaxed wedding experience.

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Rainbow Ranch

Located along the Gallatin River, Rainbow Ranch offers a blend of rustic charm and natural beauty, ideal for an authentic Montana wedding experience. The ranch provides a variety of settings for ceremonies and receptions, including riverside locations, meadows, and cozy indoor spaces. 

Accommodating up to 300 guests, Rainbow Ranch is a full-service wedding venue with on-site catering and event coordination available! 

Check out Colten and Reyna’s Rainbow Ranch Wedding for inspiration if you’re considering getting married here!

Honorable Mention: Meadows at Rock Creek

I just couldn’t skip Meadows at Rock Creek! This new Montana wedding venue totally belongs on this list! Nestled in the scenic Rock Creek Valley, this venue offers a beautiful mountain views and lush meadows. The venue offers a mix of rustic charm with modern luxury, and it’s great for both smaller weddings to larger events of up to 220 guests.

They have an outdoor ceremony site offering a scenic Western Montana setting, and an event barn for the reception.

Your Montana Wedding Awaits!

Choosing the right venue for your wedding day is an important decision because the venue sets the tone for the rest of your day. Whether you’re looking for rustic elegance, western vibes, or a connection with nature, these Montana wedding venues have something for every couple.

And if you’re still looking for a Montana wedding photographer to capture your big day, I’d love to chat with you! Reach out to me here! And if you’re looking for more wedding and elopement tips and inspiration, check out the rest of my blog