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We are thrilled to welcome visitors back to Lake Tahoe after the recent Caldor Fire. Thanks to the tireless work of all the front-line heroes and agencies who worked to protect our town and forests, Tahoe South is open and thriving. It’s the perfect time to secure your wedding date!

Let’s talk Lake Tahoe wedding venues, where the magic practically takes care of itself! Tahoe serves up some seriously epic wedding venue options, from cozy lakeside nooks to jaw-dropping mountain hideaways. Whether you’re planning a destination wedding here in Tahoe from far away or you’re local but need help narrowing down the list of options, we’re here to help!

We’ve identified the seven best Lake Tahoe wedding venues for 2024, focusing on the location and vibe of the venue, wedding ceremony and reception location options, wedding day packages available, accommodations and amenities, setting, and more!

The Landing Resort & Spa

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Location: 4104 Lakeshore Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, California

Setting: Situated in one of South Tahoe’s most sought-after beachside locations, this boutique hotel boasts breathtaking lakeside panoramas that set the scene for an unforgettable wedding. The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa offers wedding planners a range of amenities tailored to create a memorable experience, including a heated outdoor pool and hot tub with ADA-accessible facilities, a wine vault featuring classic labels and unique vintages, a full-service spa, and a rooftop deck with a fireplace.

Vibe: Alpine luxury. The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa offers couples seeking a wedding venue a boutique hotel experience set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Tahoe. The atmosphere exudes luxury and intimacy, with impeccable service making wedding planning effortless. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, it provides a unique year-round outdoor wedding venue where couples can have their dream wedding while enjoying the beauty of nature.

Proximity to accommodations: Couples planning a wedding at The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa can choose from a variety of onsite accommodation options, each designed to blend Alpine luxury with cozy comforts. From standard rooms to spacious suites, every room features opulent extras such as heated bathroom flooring and a stone fireplace, providing a romantic retreat for couples to unwind amidst the breathtaking Lake Tahoe scenery.

Wedding Venue Options: No matter the season, The Landing Resort & Spa stands out as one of the rare resorts providing a year-round outdoor wedding venue in the  Tahoe area.

  • Grand Rooftop Terrace: boasts panoramic views, elegantly embracing the love of the outdoors and providing an exquisite setting for ceremonies and cocktail receptions.
    • 3,600 sq. ft.
    • Wedding Ceremony: 150
    • Cocktail Reception: 150
  • Lakeside Ballroom: a contemporary space perfect for more intimate gatherings with retractable glass walls to bring the beauty of Lake Tahoe to your big day.
    • 1,225 sq. ft.
    • Theatre: 100
    • Banquet: 80
  • Bijou Boardroom: modern amenities meet classic Lake Tahoe vistas in this intimate setting.
    • 475 sq. ft.
    • Theatre: 30
    • Banquet: 30

Wedding Amenities & Services: The Landing Resort & Spa team specializes in creating unforgettable weddings with personalized attention to every detail. From recommending Special Event Professionals to overseeing ceremony and reception setup, they’re dedicated to making your big day truly special.

Exciting news: In summer 2024, The Landing Resort and Spa in South Lake is offering complimentary wedding day enhancements for all bookings. These enhancements include personalized amenities for the wedding couple, adding an extra touch of appreciation for choosing The Landing for their celebration. Plus, they’re introducing new wedding amenities for purchase, including a customizable morning-of breakfast/brunch menu. Prepared in-house, these exquisite cuisine options will be displayed in guestrooms, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable start to the wedding day. At The Landing, making your wedding experience seamless and delightful is their top priority.

Tahoe Ridge Resort

Cady and Jake Contreras Rehmann Wedding at Tahoe Ridge Resort. The photographer is Brittany Sierra Photography.

Location: 400 Ridge Club Drive, Stateline, Nevada

Setting: Eleven acres of mountainside magic offers spectacular vistas of the Tahoe Mountains and Carson Valley; it’s a little slice of heaven for outdoor enthusiasts. Tahoe Ridge Resort, a Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Resort, offers amenities that include a heated outdoor pool, mini golf, resort shuttle to Bally’s Lake Tahoe Casino, playgrounds, ski in-ski out gondola for direct access to Heavenly Mountain, 15 indoor and outdoor hot tubs, an indoor pool, a fitness center, sports courts, and more.

Vibe: Mountain retreat.  Tahoe Ridge Resort offers a secluded location and provides tranquility and breathtaking views, creating a romantic atmosphere for weddings. The property’s elevation offers incredible vistas, enhancing the experience for couples and guests alike. Despite its peaceful setting, it’s conveniently close to Stateline, with a resort shuttle providing easy access to Bally’s Lake Tahoe Casino for entertainment. Overall, it’s ideal for couples looking for a blend of natural beauty, relaxation, and adventure for their special day.

Proximity to accommodations: On-site accommodations comprise deluxe hotel rooms and one- and two-bedroom condominium suites with full kitchens.

Wedding Venue Options: Celebrate your special day in one of our two stunning and spacious ceremony and reception venues, accommodating up to 150 guests.

Wedding Amenities & Services: Tahoe Ridge Resort offers incredible wedding day packages that cover everything from catering to florals, photography, hair and makeup, wedding decor, and more!

Margaritaville Resort Lake Tahoe

Location: 4130 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, California

Setting: Located just steps from the Gondola at Heavenly Mountain Resort and within walking distance of the shores of Lake Tahoe, this all-suite resort promises guests an unforgettable escape. After a day of adventuring, guests can unwind by the firepits, enjoy live music, take a dip in the heated pool and hot tub, or enjoy a signature cocktail to end the night.

Vibe: Mountain Latitude, Island Attitude. Say ‘I do’ with the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains behind you, then celebrate the night away at one of Margaritaville Resort Lake Tahoe’s vibrant and relaxed reception venues. Guests can expect a laid-back yet luxurious experience in this all-suite resort, serving as a central location in South Lake Tahoe. The vibe and aesthetic cater to couples looking for a distinctive blend of relaxation, adventure, romance, and fun in a stunning natural setting.

Proximity to accommodations: On-site hotel suites. This all-suite resort has standard, premium, and deluxe suite accommodations. Check out the Jimmy Buffett Suite as well!

Wedding Venue Options: This mountainside resort is located about 1.5 miles from the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe, encompassing more than 14,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor, highly versatile wedding venue floor plans.

Wedding Amenities & Services: From the dance floor to tables, chairs, linens, exceptional catering, to an all-suite room block for your guests and more, you can book wedding day packages and additional elements à la carte.

Harrah’s & Harveys Lake Tahoe

harrahs harveys tahoe viewLocation:

  • Harrah’s Lake Tahoe: 15 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV
  • Harveys Lake Tahoe: 18 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV

Setting: Located just across the stateline from Lake Tahoe, California, Harrah’s & Harveys is owned and operated by casino and entertainment legend Caesars Entertainment. These wedding venues offer an urban oasis framed by the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range with award-winning dining, world-class entertainment, gaming, and luxurious spas.

Vibe: Harrah’s and Harveys in Lake Tahoe offer a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere for couples seeking a wedding venue. With a rich history dating back to the 1950s, both venues exude a sense of tradition and excitement.

Proximity to accommodations: On-site! Harrah’s boasts spacious accommodations with 512 guestrooms and suites, and across the street, Harveys has 742 guestrooms and suites.

Wedding Venue Options: Harveys and Harrah’s offers expansive meeting space, with wedding venue options that can host wedding guest lists from 30 to 944!  Explore a range of unique indoor venues, and don’t forget to ask about weddings aboard the opulent 54-foot luxury yacht!

Wedding Amenities & Services: With a passion for our craft, our event planning team collectively boasts hundreds of years of experience planning weddings. Get personalized service from a dedicated team!

Valhalla Historic Estate

valhalla-indoor-receptionLocation: 1 Valhalla Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA

valhalla-outdoor-receptionSetting: Built in 1924, the main lodge is tucked away amidst towering pines on the shores of Lake Tahoe. It boasts hardwood floors and French doors opening onto a lodgepole pine porch. Descend a short flight of stairs to the Grand Lawn for outdoor dining under towering pines, then return inside to dance the night away beneath twinkling lights and antique lanterns after watching the sunset over the lake.

Vibe: Rustic Tahoe Elegance. With its 1920s charm and timeless rustic elegance, the main lodge and lakefront outdoor venue space offers a timeless, romantic wedding setting. Steeped in living history, the Grand Hall continues to host celebrations that evoke the estate’s glory days of the late 1920s, providing couples with an enchanting backdrop for their special day.

Proximity to accommodations: Established on the shores of Lake Tahoe, your wedding guests have seemingly unending accommodation choices! There are 10+ hotels and lodges within 10 miles of Valhalla, campgrounds, and private vacation rentals.

Wedding Venue Options: Venue rentals at Valhalla Historic Estate include space for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions, including the Grand Hall and the Grand Lawn. The Wraparound Lakeview Deck is also included, and you’ll have access to a public pier and natural beach for stunning photos.

Wedding Amenities & Services: You’ll get exclusive use of the historic building; access to two dressing rooms, tables, and chairs are also provided. You can personalize your big day with your choice of a wedding planner, caterer, officiant, photographer, videographer, florist, DJ, band, and more.

Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe

Golden Nugget HotelLocation: 50 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV

Setting:  Just minutes from the beach, it’s nestled among the casino resorts dotting U.S. Highway 50. This gem is positioned on the lakeside of the street and is centrally located between world-class skiing at Heavenly Resort, shopping in Heavenly Village, championship golf at Edgewood and countless hiking and biking trails.

Vibe: Vegas-style Thrills in Lake Tahoe. The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe exudes an energetic and thrilling atmosphere that adds a touch of luxury and excitement to wedding festivities. Couples seeking a wedding venue here can expect a unique and memorable experience filled with entertainment and glamour.

Proximity to accommodations: Following a complete remodel and addition of new amenities, your guests can stay onsite in over 500 rooms and suites that provide comfortable, contemporary, and spacious accommodations.

Wedding Venue Options: The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe boasts an expansive 14,300 square feet of versatile event space that can be configured to host between 140 – 600 people.

Wedding Amenities & Services: The team at Golden Nugget is ready to pamper you as you plan your big day!  They are currently offering an exclusive 30% off of our Best Available Rate for Wedding Room Blocks for March, April, and May of 2024! Additionally, they provide complimentary event spaces with a food and beverage minimum!

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

Location: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, California

Setting: Nestled in the alpine setting of Lake Tahoe’s south shore, the Beach Retreat & Lodge offers a serene retreat. With stunning views of the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains, guests can relax onsite or explore the nearby Heavenly Mountain, Lakeside Beach, and The Shops at Heavenly Village, all just minutes away.

Vibe: Lakeside retreat. Beach Retreat in Lake Tahoe offers couples a dream wedding venue against the stunning backdrop of the south shore’s panoramic alpine views and the tranquil blue waters of the lake. With indoor and outdoor venues catering to both grand receptions and intimate ceremonies, the inclusive environment welcomes all guests to gather, connect, and celebrate with indoor and outdoor venues catering to grand receptions and intimate ceremonies.

Proximity to accommodations: With 261 guest rooms onsite, your wedding guests will feel right at home at the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe!

Wedding Venue Options: You’ll find a venue for all seasons here! The Beach Retreat has both cozy indoor and vibrant outdoor settings, including the Beachfront Tent, Boathouse on the Pier, and more. Host a wedding party of 40 – 200 guests.

Wedding Amenities & Services: The Beach Retreat has thoughtfully curated wedding packages, including fine dining menus, champagne toasts, yard games, and fire pits.

Next Steps

As you start planning your dream wedding in Lake Tahoe, we hope this curated list of the seven best venues for 2024 is a big help! Whether envisioning a serene lakeside affair or a majestic mountain celebration, Tahoe offers an array of enchanting settings to make your special day truly unforgettable. Use the form on our website to take the next step in learning more about the wedding venues that feel like the right fit for your big day!