Gunnison-Crested Butte is the perfect setting for a truly Colorado wedding any time of year. In summer, meadows of knee-high wildflowers create a picture-perfect setting for an outdoor mountain wedding ceremony and reception. In fall, the quaking aspens display brilliant gold, burnt orange, and red colors, providing incredible contrast against mountain peaks. In winter, a thick blanket of fluffy, white snow covers the mountain landscapes providing brides and grooms with ample dramatic photo opportunities. Spring means rivers running full, the first peek at wildflowers and snow remaining in the high country, providing a delightful contrast of seasons. If you’re seeking an intimate Colorado wedding, a scenic outdoor wedding, a romantic mountain wedding, Gunnison-Crested Butte is sure to exceed your expectations!
Why get married in Gunnison-Crested Butte?
It’s all about ambiance. The towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte are sure to charm you and your guests. Historic downtown Gunnison embodies its ranching legacy mixed with an active college town while Crested Butte just feels like a surf town in the mountains.
Our quirky annual festivals make Gunnison-Crested Butte a truly unique destination. There are food and wine events, musical performances including all sorts of genres, Fourth of July festivities, the oldest rodeo in Colorado, and arts festivals attracting artisans from all over the country.
Now that we’ve convinced you to get married here in Gunnison, Crested Butte, or Mt. Crested Butte, it’s time to start planning. You can check out our partner directory. But, the best place to start is really with the local experts: the people over at the Crested Butte & Gunnison Wedding Guide. Local wedding planners, caterers, photographers, florists, hair stylists, and more have put together the ultimate guide to getting married here.
Info for Your Wedding Guests
We don’t pretend to be the experts on planning your mountain wedding. We leave that to the true professionals. What we can help with, though, is making sure your guests have all the info they need to make their vacation planning easy.
- Gunnison Crested Butte Wedding Expo: Saturday, Jan. 25, 3-5:30 p.m. at The Lodge at Mountaineer Square
We offer the free Official Vacation Guide for Gunnison-Crested Butte. Guests can order the guide here online, or you send us your whole guest list to [email protected] and we’ll send guides to everyone at no charge.
While You’re Here
This website provides information on dining, shopping, activities, events, and more. Link to us from your wedding website so your guests have us at their fingertips when they’re here in town. If you have any big mountain bikers coming out for your wedding, be sure to tell them to check out our sister-site mtbhome.com. It’s the best resource for visiting mountain bikers.