It just doesn’t get any more romantic than a winter wedding in the snow. Cozy firelight, hot toddies, and a natural backdrop of white that makes for endless color possibilities make this chilly season a delightful setting for the sweetest, most intimate of ceremonies.
Lakeside weddings have been a growing trend over the past few years for several reasons, one of which is the sheer beauty a wedding on the shore brings to your joyous day. And lakeside weddings in Tahoe South are over-the-top beautiful. News flash: Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Not only is it surrounded by the majestic Sierra Mountains and towering, fragrant pine and cedar trees, its crystal clear, blue-green-turquoise water is second to none. So, pick a venue with a private beach (see: Edgewood Tahoe, Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe, Zephyr Cove Resort, The Landing), or a wooden pier, or a grassy lawn and start planning the lakeside wedding of your dreams. Since we host thousands of weddings in Tahoe South, we’ll give you a few of our favorite ideas to incorporate into your own lakeside wedding:
After another fun and exciting summer season in Tahoe South, we find ourselves basking in the warm sun outdoors, feeling refreshed by the cooler, crisper air. And we begin to enjoy a bit of the calm that the fall season brings to Tahoe. The aspen leaves in the Tahoe Basin begin changing colors, adding a striking golden contrast to the blue hue of Lake Tahoe and dark green pines that dot the Sierra Mountains. It’s a majestic backdrop for a beautiful fall wedding in Tahoe. Here are a few of our favorite spots in Tahoe for a fall wedding.
Hands down, one of the most incredible places to host your destination wedding is in South Lake Tahoe. Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe sits right on the south shore of stunning Lake Tahoe, with the crystal blue waters stretching off in the distance as far as the eye can see, making it an ideal location for lakefront weddings in Tahoe. If you want to share the best of South Lake Tahoe with your family and wedding guests, then Beach Retreat & Lodge is the perfect place for your wedding. And your dedicated event coordinator can help you customize not only your wedding package, but also your catering menu. With several ceremony and reception locations at Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe to choose from, you can’t go wrong any time of year.
It’s true that Tahoe South has numerous beautiful wedding venues to choose from for your Lake Tahoe destination wedding, but one that stands out with its breathtaking views of both Lake Tahoe and surrounding mountains is Edgewood Tahoe.
You might have heard of Edgewood Tahoe for its premier, award-winning 18-hole championship golf course, but this lakeside Tahoe resort also offers onsite lodging, dining, spa, and dedicated event staff. And new this year—they’ve unveiled The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe that encompasses a spacious and luxurious 154-room hotel, 3,000-square-foot ballroom, two intimate private dining rooms, and expansive lakefront Event Lawn and Beach.
Weddings at The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe
If you’re dreaming of a truly elegant wedding in a modern mountain lodge setting, you’ve got to check out the brand-new Lodge Ballroom at Edgewood Tahoe. It’s a beautiful, flexible space, ranging from 1,900 to 3,000 sq. ft., making it perfect for all wedding reception sizes. And your guests staying at The Lodge will be treated to such first-class accommodations as an in-room gas fireplace, a terrace or balcony with seating area, premium linens and luxuries, courtesy valet parking, complimentary internet, a year-round lakefront heated pool and hot tub—and no resort fee—plus complimentary transportation to nearby Tahoe South destinations. Your guests can choose from four unique room types and three different view options among the luxurious rooms and suites available in The Lodge.
Weddings taking place Sunday-Thursday earn the wedding couple a complimentary Tahoe room with mountain view for the night of the wedding. Weddings booked for Fridays and Saturdays earn the wedding couple a 20% discount off the best flexible rate. Ask for the Wedding Lodge Offer.
Weddings in the Clubhouse at Edgewood Tahoe
In addition to the new Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, the lakefront resort has an elegant and iconic clubhouse that offers two awe-inspiring spaces that boast floor-to-ceiling windows, stone decks, and lakefront lawns. The largest of the two spaces is the North Room (approximately 2,500 sq. ft.), which features tall walls of windows looking out over the lake, and includes direct access to the large lakeside patio. For a more intimate wedding event at Edgewood Tahoe, the South Room (approximately 1,700 sq. ft.) is ideal with its tall walls of windows offering a spectacular view of the lake and direct access to an adjacent patio with fire pit.
Schedule a Spa Day at The Spa
We think no destination wedding is complete without a relaxing and heavenly spa day. Treat your wedding party to a day of rejuvenation and inner balance in the expansive and inviting 8,500 sq. ft. onsite spa at Edgewood Tahoe. Indulge in treatments using only the finest organic ingredients sourced from sustainable or renewable origins.
Weddings taking place Sunday-Thursday earn the wedding party 1 free spa treatment with a minimum of 8 same treatments. Weddings booked for Fridays and Saturdays earn the wedding party a 20% discount off any spa treatments. Ask for the Wedding Spa Offer.
Reserve a Round of Golf at Edgewood Tahoe
This is your opportunity to play on one of Golf Digest’s “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses,” with the likes of golf greats Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Phil Mickelson, Jon Daly, and Lee Trevino. The Golf Course at Edgewood Tahoe is designed to provide a challenge for golfers of all skill levels—and who wouldn’t enjoy taking in the breathtaking views of the High Sierra and Lake Tahoe?
With a minimum of 8 players, the wedding party will receive 1 free round of golf. With a minimum of 16 players, the wedding party will receive 2 free rounds of golf. Complimentary rental clubs are available for all players in the wedding party. Ask for the Wedding Golf Offer.
Winter Wedding Special at Edgewood Tahoe
We can think of lots of reasons to get married in Tahoe South in the winter, but getting sweet discounts probably tops the list. Edgewood Tahoe is definitely one of our choice venues for a dreamy winter wedding. So, if a winter wedding in Tahoe is in your sights, you’ll want to check out this exclusive Edgewood Tahoe Winter Wedding Offer to score some free adult beverages at your reception.
What’s it Like Hosting Your Wedding at Edgewood Tahoe?
If you’re looking for personalized service, fine-tuned attention to detail, and an aesthetic that’s nothing short of ethereal, no other venue than Edgewood Tahoe will do. Their seasoned in-house wedding specialists handle the logistics of your event while you focus on what matters most—celebrating your love amongst this heavenly jewel of the Sierras.
Hundreds of wedding couples have chosen Edgewood Tahoe to celebrate their love. Here is what a few of them have said:
“We could NOT have picked a better venue.” – Nathalie N. 7/10/17
“You can’t beat the view and the food was delicious.” – Lindsey D. 7/25/17
“You will get amazing pictures with the view of the lake and mountains.” – Gwenevere D. 7/14/15
“Edgewood is a beautiful and romantic wedding venue.” – Lai S. 10/15/13
“Edgewood Tahoe is hands down the most beautiful venue in the Reno/Tahoe area with amazing views of both the lake and the mountains.” – Katie K. 4/30/13
“You cannot beat the view, ambiance, and quality of service.” – Valerie 7/8/17
“If you want good food, drinks, and beautiful venue, Edgewood is the place to go.” – Joy 2/24/17
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