The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues

Northwest Montana is known for its mix of amazing mountain views, sweeping meadows, and crystal clear glacial lakes. How could this not be one of the most stunning places to plan your wedding day!! With a wide variety of backdrop options, Kalispell and Whitefish have some of the best venue choices! We would like to share a list of our favorite venues and what they have to offer!!


First, let's talk about what you need to know for getting married in Flathead County, Montana.


Where to go:

800 South Main

Kalispell, MT 59901

Ph: 406-758-5660

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. / M – F


What you need:

Drivers license

Birth certificate (or full name of both parents and their birthplace)

Social security number

$53 to pay for the marriage license


The Best Wedding Venues In Kalispell and Whitefish


Ashley Creek Historic Venue at Snowline Acres


3315 U.S. 93 S, Kalispell, MT 59901 | (406) 752-1440 | www.snowlineacres.com


photo by: Amber Lynn Photography


A unique combination of old and new, this beautiful venue started its days as Kalispell Lumber Co. in 1939. The building has since been dismantled and carefully reassembled at Snowline Acres using 90 percent of the original materials. This venue offers sweeping views of the Swan Mountain Range from the outdoor patio and the large folding door that offer that indoor-outdoor feel. Snowline acres offer stunning views and embody the unmistakable beauty of the Flathead Valley. Snowline Acres’ Ashley Creek Historic Venue has all of the modern amenities and is climate controlled year-round!


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes*

Pets Allowed: Yes** | Coordinator Required: No (but highly encouraged)

Curfew time: 11:00pm

Extras: Climate Controlled year-round. Tables and chairs included! Snowline Coffee Co. is onsite for a wedding day pick me up. They plan to expand to offer onsite lodging in a restored farmhouse.

*You are allowed to choose whichever bar service you choose but they must be an insured business to serve alcohol and do not allow self-service.

**Pets are allowed for ceremonies and pictures but they request pets be removed from the property afterward.


Diamond B Weddings


2909 Danford Ln, Kalispell, MT 59901 | (406) 261-8622 | www.diamondbweddings.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- wedding party standing in lawn in front of big red barn

photo by: Elsa Eileen Photography


The perfect place for an authentic Montana wedding, Diamond B Ranch is beautiful farmland that lies along the Flathead River and offers an abundance of options for your wedding day! Diamond B Weddings has two different barn locations that they offer, the contemporary and the rustic, each offering its unique charm and elegance. The contemporary barn offers heat great for winter weddings and also air-conditioned dressing rooms for those hot summer days. They also have outdoor options that include riverfront, grainfields, and cottonwood trees. One location with so many stunning opportunities!!


Indoor/Outdoor capacity:150-300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes*

Pets Allowed: Yes** | Coordinator Required: No (but highly encouraged)

Curfew time: 12:00am

Extras: Unlimited self-parking. Have tables and chairs for rent and will set up for an additional fee. Will clean up for an additional fee. Large prep area in the contemporary barn. Affordable venue option!


*must be served to be a licensed vendor

**pets are typically not allowed but may be considered


Holt Stage Hideaway


2053 Holt Stage, Kalispell, MT 59901 | (406)270-1258 | www.holtstagehideaway.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Big red barn with blue sky and clouds

This beautiful venue located in the glorious countryside of the Flathead Valley is the definition of a rustic Montana wedding. With amazing mountain views that are sure to impress! Holt Stage Hideaway has an outdoor wedding area and an indoor reception area offering the best of both worlds! The barn is also heated perfectly for those winter weddings. They also offer recreation options including, Mini golf, bounce houses, and games. They also help with local vendor planning assistance!


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 100 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes*

Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: No

Extras: Indoor bathrooms. Tables and chairs for up to 100 guests. Indoor service kitchen. Overflow parking.


*must be licensed and insured bar service


The Venue At Montana 45


6000 Montana Hwy 35, Bigfork, MT 59911 | (406) 253-0747 | thevenueatmontana45.com


photos by: Honeybee Weddings


The Venue At Montana 45 is an intimate venue near Glacier National Park. Originally built as an art gallery, Montana 45 boasts unique and rustic features. Including the amazing hand-cut stonework throughout the venue! The perfect place for a casual gathering with your family and friends. Offering inside and outside wedding options it's a great place for weddings of all sizes!

Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 60-300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes** | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 11:00pm

Extras: Rental includes everything.

*both caterer and bartender must be licensed

**pets are allowed for the ceremony but must be taken off immediately after the ceremony.



The Nest on Swan River


600 3 Eagle Ln, Bigfork, MT 59911 | (406) 261-7542 | www.thenestonswanriver.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Chairs set up for wedding in grass surrounded by trees with lake in background

The Nest on Swan River is a stunning venue on the picturesque banks of the Swan River. With a backdrop of the Swan Mountains, this wedding venue is sure to take your breath away. This venue is the best combination of privacy and tranquility for your wedding day. With 2 riverside locations to choose from and a pavilion reception area, there is an opportunity for options! The Nest on Swan Creek is one of the first homesteads in the Flathead Valley; the owners have worked to keep the properties' history and charm. They also offer accommodations for you and 20 of your closest friends and family.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 50-125 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: No

Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 11:00pm

Extras: Offer packages that include lodging. Firepit area. Commercial kitchen and cooler. All packages include full bar setup and use of liquor license with a bartender (does not include the cost of drinks). Assistance to vendors day of the event.


ROAM Beyond


2347 Middle Road, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 | (406) 253-5828 | www.roambeyond.travel


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Trailers in field with mountains in background

Roam Beyond is an idyllic wedding venue located in the heart of Glacier Country. With its sweeping views of the Swan Mountain Range and unique collection of lodges and barns, it's a beautiful option for your big day. Roam Beyonds works hard to meet the demand for glamping by offering a sustainable off-the-grid experience. The property also has views of open fields and a beautiful pond. They are equipped for small intimate weddings and elopements to larger weddings of up to 120 people.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 40-120 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes* | Coordinator Required: Yes

Curfew time:

Extras: Packages include lodging. Preferred vendors list.

*$50 cleaning fee per pet



Haymoon Resort


1845 Hodgson Rd, Whitefish, MT 59937 | (406) 730-8786 | haymoonresort.org


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Cabins in the trees with lake in front

Haymoon Resort, located in Whitefish Montana, has all of the plush amenities you and your guests are looking for while being immersed! Haymoon Resort has ceremony location options that include manicured lawns with a backdrop of towering pine trees or lakeside. The property has a pavilion for your reception that can be decorated as you like and can hold up to 75 guests. The pavilion opens up on all sides to offer an indoor-outdoor feel and is also heated and cooled. For those wanting a winter wedding, the pavilion can be set up to hold up to 50 guests. The pavilion has a wrap-around cover deck and a covered patio overlooking the lake.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 50-75 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: No*

Pets Allowed: Yes** | Coordinator Required: No but highly recommend

Curfew time: 10:00pm

Extras: Option to use the bar for cocktail hour. Table and chairs for ceremony and reception included. Arch also included. Lodging is available for up to 50 guests if not booked.

*Must provide licensed bartender to serve

**See dog policy



The Lodge At Whitefish Lake


1380 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937 | (406) 863-4000 | lodgeatwhitefishlake.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Chairs setup for wedding ceremony in front of lake

photo by: Haley J Photography


With a stunning setting on the shores of Whitefish Lake, The Lodge at Whitefish Lake is a beautiful location for your lake-side nuptials. With over 8,000 square feet of indoor banquet space and the option for lakeside ceremonies, there are so many options! For those winter weddings, The Lodge at Whitefish Lake also offers ceremonies on the snowy lakefront and even on the frozen Whitefish Lake itself. The lodge is the only AAA and four-diamond resort in Montana. They are also a full-service resort so no need to stress about your out-of-town guests. The Lodge at Whitefish Lake has event managers, professional catering, and special events staff to make sure your day goes off without a hitch!! See this recent Lodge at Whitefish Lake wedding with us!


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: up to 300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: No** Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 10:00pm

Extras: Multiple ceremony options. All-inclusive. Special events team to assist with planning your wedding.


Whitefish Mountain Resort


1015 Glades Dr, Whitefish, MT 59937 | (877) 754-3474 | skiwhitefish.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Wedding couple standing with mountains behind them


Whitefish Mountain Resort is the epitome of the Montana mountain wedding venue! Wow, your guests with a summit ceremony with a beautiful mountain backdrop. Then choose between the ski resort’s two unique wedding reception locations. The first is the Base Lodge at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Newly renovated it boasts rustic decor and lighting, an outdoor patio with a gas fireplace, and sweeping views of the lower slopes. The second is the Summit House, with a window wall that shows off the amazing views of the Rocky Mountains and the Flathead Valley. With tall ceilings, natural light, and an outdoor mingling area for you and your guests to take in those breathtaking mountain views. End your night with a twilight chairlift ride down the mountain.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 150-200 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: No Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 10:00pm & 12:00am

Extras: Event coordination. Tables and chairs for ceremony and reception. Group discounts on activities.


Triple B Ranch


1187 Hodgson Rd, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 | (406) 250-3409 | triplebbbranchvenue.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Large Lodge with pond and fountain in front

A beautiful wedding venue located just 5 minutes away from Glacier National Airport started its days as a working horse ranch. Triple B Ranch has since been turned into a stunning wedding venue with a multitude of backdrops for amazing photos. Including three ponds, multiple waterfalls and beautiful flower beds abound. The Triple B Ranch offers a 12,000 square foot heated indoor space, a western saloon for use by the bartender of your choice, and an outdoor gazebo. They are also one of few venues in Montana where you can have over 350 guests. Definitely a great option for a wedding that is on the large side!



Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 350+ | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 11:00pm

Extras: Tables and chairs for up to 350 people for the reception. Handicap accessible bathrooms. Wedding trellis. Old style carriage and sleigh for pictures.


Star Meadows Ranch


4750 Star Meadow Rd, Whitefish, MT 59937 | 406-862-8006 | www.starmeadowsranch.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Cabins in the trees with field behind


A family-owned ranch with stunning mountain, meadow, and creek views the options are limitless at Star Meadow Ranch. This beautiful venue is the perfect spot to unplug, unwind and enjoy your wedding day. Star Meadow Ranch has a 6,000 square foot pavilion that has radiant floor heating and a stacked stone fireplace, perfect for those winter weddings. There is also a large bar, game room, custom pond, and firepit. Star Meadow has four cabins on the property that can host up to 50 guests.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: No curfew time

Extras: Use of all outdoor spaces. Use of table and chairs. Dinnerware for up to 300 people.


Grouse Mountain Lodge


2 Fairway Dr, Whitefish, MT 59937 | (406) 862-3000 | www.glacierparkcollection.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Rustic Lodge with hanging flower baskets

Grouse Mountain Lodge is a beautiful hotel and amazing wedding venue in the mountains near Glacier National Park. With stunning mountain views with indoor and outdoor wedding options, it is a great venue option year-round. With an outdoor lawn and pavilion with forest and mountain views, and multiple banquet room options to fit your wedding size. Grouse Mountain Lodge staff offer everything you might need for your wedding day, including event furniture and table decor. The catering staff from Logan’s Bar and Grill have delicious menu options to delight you and your guests. The Grouse Mountain Lodge staff is there to help you every step of the way.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 200 | Outside Catering: No | Outside Alcohol: No

Pets Allowed: Yes | Coordinator Required: No

Curfew time: 10:00pm outdoor & 11:00pm indoor

Extras: Group discounts available on accommodations. Close to downtown Whitefish. Event staff.


Green Valley Ranch


300 Desert Lodge Rd, Coram, MT 59913 | (406) 387-9071 | www.greenvalleyranchmontana.com


The Best Kalispell and Whitefish Wedding Venues- Barn surrounded by trees with pond in front and mountains behind

Green Valley Ranch is a magical wedding venue with stunning meadows and rolling forested hills less than 5 miles from Glacier National Park. The panorama views of Desert Mountain are sure to deliver breathtaking wedding photos! With miles of maintained trails, it’s the idyllic place to come and relax before your wedding day. They offer a selection of wedding backdrops to complement your unique style. Green Valley Ranch’s wedding package includes three nights of accommodations in their lodge and guest cabin for up to 24 guests. Green Valley Ranch has also been featured on Martha Stewart Weddings and Bride.com.


Indoor/Outdoor capacity: 300 | Outside Catering: Yes | Outside Alcohol: Yes

Pets Allowed: No | Coordinator Required: Yes*

Curfew time: No curfew

Extras: Exclusive use of the entire property throughout your stay. Option to extend your stay before and after the wedding day.

*full-service planning is required, planner to be approved by GVR




Our Favorite Photographers in The Flathead Valley


Honeybee Weddings- Offering elopements, micro-weddings, couples photography, and videography.

Roots and Willow Photography- Offering Fine art high-end elopement and wedding photography.

Marianne Wiest Photography- Offering elopements, weddings, and family photography.

Haley J Photography- Offering elopement, wedding, and lifestyle photography.



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** All information has been collected from venues’ websites. Information is subject to change please contact venues for further information.