The Top Five Reasons To Make Tahoe Your Wedding Destination 

Lake Tahoe is unreal. Its beauty is breathtaking, the adventures that await you here are once in a lifetime, and a Tahoe wedding is something that every guest gets excited about. Really excited. Those are just a few reasons why we as Tahoe wedding experts think you should get married in the mountains. We have made a list of our top five reasons, so settle in and prepare to start planning your Lake Tahoe wedding.

The Views

Have you seen the lake? The mountains? The view of both the lake and the mountains at the same time? Its beauty is unbelievable and it compares to nothing else you have ever seen. Weddings in Tahoe cover all areas, you can hike up to your favorite peak and tie the knot at sunrise, or celebrate your love on the lake and get married right on the shores of Tahoe. Whatever view suits your wedding style will not disappoint you or your guests!


Tahoe’s lodging options are endless. From high-end hotels to amazing lodge style homes for rent, you and your guests will find somewhere to stay. Getting married at PlumpJack? Rent out the entire hotel for your guests and enjoy your wedding weekend at this cozy boutique hotel in the heart of Squaw Valley. This is just one of the countless options for you to rest your head during your wedding weekend. Tip: Check out our popular Tahoe Lodging 101 post.

Local Talent

The Tahoe basin is full of incredible wedding vendors. Whether you are looking for fabulous photographers or an amazing musician to rock your wedding reception, it’s all right here. A vast majority of the vendors we recommend live right here in Lake Tahoe so they know the area like the back of their hand. Hire Brian Hess and he and his crew will get everyone from your grandparents to your flower girl rocking on the dance floor all night long. Whether they are scouting the perfect location for your sunset photos or where to source the best local ingredients to wow your guests they know exactly what will help create your dream day.

Wedding Weekend Activities

White water rafting, or skiing down the slopes? Whatever you and your guests love to do you can schedule an entire weekend of adventures for your guests to enjoy! Charter a sail with Captain Tyler on Tahoe Sailing Charters and celebrate your wedding with your guests aboard the Tahoe Cruz. Tahoe is known for its hiking, biking, skiing, and fun so take advantage of what we have to offer!

Wedding Venues

The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe in Incline is on the East Shore of Tahoe offering spectacular views and the opportunity for lakeside pictures at sunset. The Ritz Carlton is located at mid-mountain of the Northstar Ski Resort. It offers a cozy mountain lodge feeling in style. Get married literally on the slopes and then party all night in one of their beautiful ballrooms. Looking for something a little more rustic? Olympic Valley Stables offer stellar views in the midst of the iconic Squaw Valley meadow. It offers teepees, a rustic barn, and an unforgettable wedding experience. Looking for something a little farther out of town? Look no further than Dancing Pines and Twenty Mile House. Both locations are stunning! Check out our vendor guide for some of our other favorite Tahoe wedding venue locations.

Tahoe is our home and we pinch ourselves every day that we get to live here. We know how amazing it is and hope you understand just how special this little slice of heaven is we call home.