Getting Married in Steamboat
Steamboat Loves Weddings & Honeymoons!
For your wedding or honeymoon, come experience the warm western hospitality of the legendary year round mountain resort, Steamboat Springs. Let the spectacular natural beauty of the Yampa Valley, with its plentiful sunshine, aspen forests, mineral waters and surrounding mountains lend magic to your special day. We hope to provide you with the finest wedding and party related services to make sure your wedding day is beautiful.
Routt County Courthouse
Clerk & Recorders Office
522 Lincoln Avenue
PO Box 773598
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30am (M-F)
Bring the following when applying for a marriage license:
- Identification (one of the following: driverís license, birth certificate, or passport, military service record)
- If either party is divorced, the party must attest to the date and name of the court that the divorce was final.
There is no waiting period, the license is good for 30 days and may be used anywhere within the State of Colorado. No blood test is required.
Those wishing a civil ceremony may contact the Routt County Clerk & Recorder for judges in the area who can perform the ceremony.
Steamboat Wedding Ceremonies
Taraka Patricia Stara officiates nondenominational wedding ceremonies and vow renewals. Couples may create their own vows and select readings. Premarital counseling is available but not required.
Beauty Salons Back to Top
Abracadabra - (970) 871-8000
Colorado Prime Kuts, Inc. - (970) 879-3368
Freestyle Hair Design & Photo Gallery - (970) 879-4544
The Rocky Mountain Spa- (970) 870-9860
Sandi Danziger The Cutting Room (970)-871-7861
Caterers Back to Top
Antares - (970) 879-9939
Beth The Chef - (970) 736-0158
Caviar Corporation/Subway - (970) 879-0202
Colorado Bagel Co. & Deli - (970) 870-9657
Cottonwood Grill (970) 879-2229
Creekside Cafe and Grill - (970) 879-4925
Cuginos - (970) 879-5508
Double Z BBQ - (970) 879-0849Harwigs/L'Apogee - (970) 879-1919
La Montana - (970) 879-5800
Marnosí Custom Catering - (970) 879-4214
Old Town Pub - (970) 879-2101
Old West Caterers - (970) 879-8464
Steamboat Grand Resort and Hotel - (970) 871-5542 or (877)-269-2628
Steamboat Meat and Seafood Co. - (970) 879-3504
Steamboat Smokehouse - (970) 879-5570
The Grocery Company of Steamboat - (970) 879-8333
The Perfect Occasion - (970) 870-8675
Winonaís - (970) 879-2483
Child Care Back to Top
Babies, Etc. - (970) 879-3263
Babies Business - (970) 879-6645
Discovery Learning Center - (970) 879-5973
Kidís Kabin Preschool - (970) 879-5896
Churches Back to Top
NOTE: Most area churches require pre-marital counseling. Please call each church for their requirements.
Anchor Way Baptist Church
40650 Anchor Way
Christian Science Church
7th & Oak St.
Information (970) 879-5028
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
David Schmittel, Bishop
1755 Fairway Tr.
Church of Spiritual Growth
Reverend Patricia Stara
No Pre-marital course required
Concordia Lutheran Church
Maple St. & Amethyst Dr., by High School
Pastor Scott E Herbert
Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses
29805 Acre Lane, West Acres Industrial Park
Euzoa Bible Church
Rob Ryg, Teaching Elder
Old Bear Pole Ranch
First Baptist Church
Dewayne Davis, Pastor
1/4 Mi. N. on Elk River Rd.
Har Mishpachat, Jewish Community Group
Holy Name Catholic Church
Rev. George Schroeder
504 Oak St., PO Box 774198
Stmbt. Spgs., CO 80477
Seventh Day Adventist Church
John Abbott, Pastor
12th & Crawford
Steamboat Assembly of God
The Log Church, E. US Hwy. 40, (970) 879-0063
Steamboat Church of Christ
Dick McGinn, Minister
39820 W. US Hwy. 40
Steamboat Springs Evangelical Free Church
P.O. Box 770070
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Pastor Warren Geldmier
879-3020 or 879-9857
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Father David Hendersen
9th & Oak St.
United Methodist Church
Larry Oman, pastor
736 Oak St., PO Box 773748
Stmbt, Spgs., CO 80477
Consultants Back to Top
The Big Event - (303) 254-5950
The Main Event (970)-879-9020
One Fine Day Productions- (970) 871-7431The Perfect Occasion - (970) 870-8675, 888-870-8711
Heather, Caroline & Lisa
Steamboat Wedding Ceremonies (970)-879-1230
Taraka Patricia Stara
Equipment/ Decorations Back to Top
Babyís Away - (970) 879-2354, 800-978-9030
Celebrations - (970) 870-6778
One Fine Day Productions (970) 871-7431
Party Smart, Inc. - (970) 879-8679
Steamboat Rentals - (970) 879-2468
Royal Flush Industries - (970) 870-6500
Welcome to Steamboat- (970) 846-1060
Florists Back to Top
Alpine Floral & Atrium - (970) 879-2682
City Market - (970) 879-3290
One Fine Day Productions (970) 871-7431
Steamboat Floral - (970) 879-1424, 800-295-1424
Formal Wear Back to Top
Allens (970) 879-0351
Bushwackers (970) 879-0089
Invitations Back to Top
Celebrations - (970) 870-6678
Lincoln Ave Printers- (970) 879-6350
One Fine Day Productions - (970) 871-7431
PostNet- (970) 871-9000
Steamboat Specialties (970)879-6587 firstname.lastname@example.org
Limousine Services/Group Transportation
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Alpine Taxi/Limo, Inc. - (970) 879-2800, 800-343-7433
Black Diamond Limo - (970) 846-2639
Storm Mountain Express - (877) 844-8787 Toll Free
Western Coach Limousine - (970) 870-0771
Liquor Stores Back to Top
734 Lincoln Ave. - (970) 879-1255
Central Park Liquor
In Central Park Plaza - (970) 879-3428
Ski Haus Liquor
Corner of US 40 & Pine Grove Rd. - (970) 879-7278
Steamboat Discount Liquor
440 S. Lincoln Ave. - (970) 879-2191
Steamboat Springs Cellars
The Market on the Mountain
25000 Apres Ski Way - (970) 879-2965
West End Liquor
29998 West US 40 - (970) 879-8185
Music Back to Top
DJ Sensations/Karaoke Creations - (970) 879-1300
Greg Scott Entertainment - (970) 276-4208
Customized musical services.
Kelley Music - (970) 879-4119
Live varied band "Sundog"
Steamboat Music Company - (970) 879-7397
Steamboat Sound Systems - (970) 879-6048
Full sound systems and DJ service.
Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra
Yampa Valley Boys - Steve Jones- (970) 879-4746
Massage Back to Top
Advanced Massage & Healing Work - (970) 879-2444
Bear River Therapists/Yoga Rx - (970) 879-8282
Gentle Strength Massage - (970) 879-8800
Kinetic Energy Physical Therapy PC - (970) 879-8026
Life Essentials- (970) 871-9543
Massage For All You Do - (970) 736-2715
The Rocky Mountain Spa- (970) 870-9860
Serenity Spa - (970) 879-3381
Sol Day Spa - (970) 871-9765
Sore Muscles Kneaded MassageTherapy - (970) 870-0550
Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs - (970) 879-0342
Steamboat Health and Rec - (970) 879-1828
Photographers Back to Top
CK Photography - (970) 846-2141
Creative Exposures Photography (970) 723-8423
Focus Adventures - (970) 879-2244
High Drama Productions Ltd - (970) 879-6143
Jackie Owen Photography- (970)-871-1801
Photo Express House - (970) 879-6339
Proper Exposure - (970) 879-1961
Rife Photography - (970) 879-7838
Steele Images - (970) 879-6213
SnowPhoto - (970) 879-2486
Steamboat Photography - (888) 220-0707
Videographers Back to Top
High Drama Production Ltd. - (970) 879-6143
20/20 Video, Audio-Visual (970)-736-0239
Reception/Banquet Facilities Back to Top
Best Western Ptarmigan Inn - (970) 879-1730 ext. 336
At the mountain. Indoor facilities. Maximum 75 people.
The Chart House - (970) 879-6976
Indoor facilities with deck. Rehearsal dinners, receptions up to 250 guests.
Chateau Chamonix/Northstar Mgmt., Inc. - (970) 879-7511
Beautiful indoor facility looking over the ski slopes with seating up to 35, cocktails up to 70.
Columbine Cabins - (970) 879-5522
Imagine your outdoor wedding & reception amidst the splendor & serenity of Hahnís Peak. 35 acre setting offers 11 house- keeping cabins to accommodate 50 over-night guests or large daytime gatherings.
Cottonwood Grill- (970) 879-2229
Located on the Yampa River offers beautiful indoor/outdoor Reception facilities for up to 175 with tent availability.
Creekside Cafe and Grill (970) 879-4925
Elegant brunches, luncheon buffets to rehearsal dinners. Gourmet BBQ, horís díoeuvres in private dining room or outside on our riverside patio.
Depot Arts Center - (970) 879-9008
Receptions up to 175 people.
Dutch Creek Guest Ranch - (970) 879-8519
Situated 25 miles northwest of Steamboat Springs within walking distance of Steamboat Lake. Nine private cabins and a beautiful log main lodge.
Elk River Guest Ranch - (970) 879-6220, 800-750-6220
Glen Eden Resort - (970) 879-3907
In the town of Clark. Indoor: restaurant with deck up to 75. Outdoor: at the "Lower Glenn" a beautiful tree lined field with tent, secluded, by the Elk River. Food and bar services available.
High Meadows Ranch - (970) 736-8416
Outdoor meadow wedding in a truly western setting. Wedding carriage and/or horseback available. Wedding site seating for 20. Log barn with dance floor and 2 host tents. Food and top entertainment can be provided. Wedding packages available. Lodging for 14 guests.
Holiday Inn of Craig - (970) 824-4000
Ballroom with capacity to serve 160 guests for a sit-down meal or up to 300 for a reception. Reception coordinator on staff.
Holiday Inn of Steamboat - (970) 879-2250
Indoor/outdoor facilities. Banquet room up to 75 people. Can do outdoor buffets for 400 guests.
Howelsen Lodge/Olympian Hall - (970) 879-4300
Located in "Old Town" Steamboat Indoor/ Outdoor facilities. Receptions up to 350.
Midnight Ranch- (970) 870-3456
A 240 acre high mountain ranch, with open wild flower meadows, tall pines, and thick groves of aspen trees.
Old Town Pub - (970) 879-2101
Perfect for rehearsal dinners, welcome cocktail parties, snazzy luncheons & receptions. We can accommodate parties from 10-200 in our wild Western-style bar and our sophisticated dining room (complete with vintage Steamboat photos, leather booths & cherry-wood tables).
Ore House at the Pine Grove - (970) 879-1190
Outdoor reception area offers lawn & deck with view of ski mountain. Indoor has large room in western decor with dance floor for up to 175 people. Buffet of sit-down service. Large menu selection available.
Performing Arts Tent - (970) 879-5056
Located at the Torian Plum, Available June 1-Sept. 30. Receptions up to 550 people.
Perry-Mansfield - (970) 879-1060
Ranch/camp setting in Strawberry Park. Indoor facilities (Julie Harris Theater or The Pavilion) can accommodate up to 160. Outdoor - beautiful secluded area for up to 400 people.
Leisure Resorts Hilltop- (970) 879-2900
Indoor or outdoor facilities with spectacular, panoramic views of the valley. Available for up to 100 people. Food and bar service.
Sky Valley Lodge - (970) 879-7749 or 879-1730 ext. 336
One of Steamboatís premier B & Bís. Located on Rabbit Ears Pass in a beautiful, cozy setting high above the Steamboat valley. Indoor and outdoor facilities.
Sheraton Steamboat Resort - (970) 879-2220
At the base of the ski mountain. For your special party. Lawn and pool side area with tented structure available for up to 1,000 guests. Indoors private banquet rooms that can be tailored to fit 2 to 800. Or try our private Golf Club facilities ideal for weddings and receptions. Food and bar services available.
Slopeside Grill - (970) 879-2916
Located on the mountain in Ski Time Square.
Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center - (970)-871-5542
Located at the base of the mountain with great views, full menus, and a great outdoor ampitheater.
Steamboat Yacht Club - (970) 879-4774
On the Yampa River. Beautiful indoor "greenhouse" that seats up to 80 people. Outdoor lawn and deck. Full menus to light buffets available.
The Swiss Haven Restaurant - (970) 871-1761
Located downtown. Swiss and International Cuisine.
Thunderhead - Top of the Silver Bullet Gondola - (970) 879-6111
Ride up to your wedding/reception on the gondola. Can accommodate up to 500.
Trappeurís Crossing/Stmbt. Premier Properties - (970) 879-8811 or (800) 228-2458
The luxurious Trappeurís Crossing Amenity Center features an upstairs conference room for your dining needs, a kitchen, three staggered lounge levels with couches and coffee tables, and an outdoor patio. Maximum capacity inside is 200. Both inside and outside is 250.
Vista Verde Ranch - (970879-3858
Located off Seedhouse Rd. adjacent to the Zirkel Wilderness Area offers spectacular views and amenities. One main lodge and several cabins.
Travel Agencies Back to Top
Australia Steamboat Connection, Inc. - (970) 879-5242
Central Reservations - (800) 922-2722
Great Escape-American Express Travel Co. - (970) 879-0911; (800) 525-3402
Guest Services Internationale, Inc. - (970) 870-8998
Steamboat Reservations & Travel - (970) 879-3202
Whitewood Tours, Inc. - (970) 879-6312
Unique Alternatives Back to Top
Steamboat Springs and the beautiful Yampa Valley can offer many unique alternatives for the site of your wedding.
© Mt. Werner Ski Area/Gondola
The "Silver Bullet" eight passenger high speed gondola can whisk you to the top of the Mt. Werner Ski Area. The adventuresome can get married on skis, mountain bikes or on horseback.
Reserve with Steamboat Ski Area call (970) 879-6111.
© The Botanic Gardens
Located on the Yampa core trail. Call Parks & Rec. for more information (970) 879-4300.
© Hot Air Balloon
Fly 3,000 feet above the Yampa Valley with one of the local ballooning companies.
© The Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center
Located at the base of the mountain. Options include an ampitheatre, outdoor pavilion, or poolside. 970-871-5542
© Fish Creek Falls
Located just 3 miles from Steamboat Springs, this 283 foot majestic waterfall and historic bridge may offer that natural, outdoors feeling which you are seeking Reserve with the Forest Service call (970) 879-1870.
© Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs
One of the many natural mineral springs in the Steamboat Springs area. To reserve call (970) 879-0342.
© Hay/Dinner Rides (summertime) or Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides (wintertime)
Great fun and adventure for the entire family! Rides or dinner rides are available with several reputable local companies.
© Snowmobile (wintertime)
Experience Northwest Coloradoís winter wonderland with a customized private snowmobile tour.
© Guest Ranch
To experience the prevailing spirit of the West, you might consider the complete services of one of the guest ranches.
© Steamboat Lake/Pearl Lake State Recreation Areas
These two sparkling man-made lakes are nestled in a valley at the foot of majestic Hahnís Peak, west of the Continental Divide. Outdoor recreation is the attraction of these areas adjacent to the Routt National Forest. Reserve with state park call (970) 879-3922.
© Stagecoach State Rec. Area
Located in the upper Yampa Valley, once the site of large farms/ranches, and coal mines, this large water facility offers a variety of recreational activities and excellent views of the Flattop Mountains.
Reserve with the State Park call (970) 736-2436.
For your convenience, Steamboat Central Reservations can accommodate lodging, travel, and activity needs. Call 1-800-922-2722.