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Reception
$5,000 starting price
Bar service
$17 per person
Reception
$5,000 starting price
Bar service
$17 per person

About

On WeddingWire since 2015

Blackstone Rivers Ranch is a mountain retreat and wedding venue in the Colorado Rockies, located in Idaho Springs, Colorado. It is situated 35 minutes west of Denver and features carefully designed event spaces with a tranquil atmosphere sure to delight guests. No matter the wedding's theme, the team dedicates themselves to making a couple’s event enjoyable and filled with memories to last a lifetime.

Facilities and Capacity

Blackstone Rivers Ranch is nestled on 22 acres of land with breathtaking riverfront and mountain views. Picturesque creeks wind through the property, which is a vibrant landscape covered in towering trees. As a licensed concert venue, there are no sound restrictions, allowing couples and their guests to immerse themselves in the festivities. There are seven event spaces to choose from, consisting of covered and uncovered outdoor areas and indoor sites. The spaces are designed to lend a relaxed yet elevated air to a couple’s ceremony and reception. A sailcloth tent is also set up on the property in the months of May - October for outdoor weddings to provide shelter in the case of inclement weather. Regardless of whether you choose an indoor or outdoor space, you will be the only one enjoying the stunning venue on your wedding day. The staff is passionate about ensuring that each couple can celebrate their wedding uninterrupted and in privacy. The venue can accommodate up to 250 guests, making it suited to intimate weddings and grand galas alike. Parking is available to make guest transportation more straightforward.

Services Offered

To help ensure that weddings hosted at Blackstone Rivers Ranch are a success, couples are provided with many necessities. This includes tables, chairs, and more. There are many full-wedding and reception package options, including elopement ceremonies and petite weddings. The venue can easily be tailored to fit a couple's vision. If couples would like to continue their stay on this historic property, they may stay in a honeymoon suite. Other services include but are not limited to:

  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • In-house bar
  • Lighting
  • Setup
  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$5,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$17

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Beach
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Glassware

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
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Reviews of Blackstone Rivers Ranch

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4.9 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
4.9 out of 5 rating
82 Reviews
98% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.7 out of 5 rating
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Blackstone Rivers Ranch receives overwhelmingly positive reviews as a dream wedding venue with stunning natural beauty, a picturesque setting, and a seamless planning process. The venue\'s staff, including Cheryl Ann, Nadine, and the team, are highlighted for their professionalism, communication, and attention to detail. Guests praise the venue\'s atmosphere, amenities like fire pits and a reception tent, and the responsiveness of the staff throughout the entire experience. The inclusion of required and recommended vendors is appreciated for simplifying the planning process, and many guests were impressed by the venue\'s beauty and peaceful ambiance, making it a highly recommended choice for couples.

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This AI-generated summary gives you a snapshot of the overall ratings and feedback from the reviews this vendor has received.

Blackstone Rivers Ranch receives overwhelmingly positive reviews as a dream wedding venue with stunning natural beauty, a picturesque setting, and a seamless planning process. The venue\'s staff, including Cheryl Ann, Nadine, and the team, are highlighted for their professionalism, communication, and attention to detail. Guests praise the venue\'s atmosphere, amenities like fire pits and a reception tent, and the responsiveness of the staff throughout the entire experience. The inclusion of required and recommended vendors is appreciated for simplifying the planning process, and many guests were impressed by the venue\'s beauty and peaceful ambiance, making it a highly recommended choice for couples.

Weddingwire
4.9/5 82 reviews
Google
4.9/5 213 reviews
Lindsay
Lindsay V. Sent on 06/23/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect mountain venue

Absolutely perfect!! Blackstone Rivers Ranch is nothing short of breathtaking with beautiful aspens surrounding the property and river running behind the ceremony and cocktail hour location. The proximity to Denver was a huge hit for us with lots of out of town guests. Their staff was exceptional from day one - they were attentive, accommodating and genuinely invested in making our wedding day perfect. Their professionalism and attention to detail ensured that everything ran smoothly, allowing us to relax and fully immerse ourselves in the joy of our celebration. The facilities are impeccable, blending rustic elegance with modern amenities seamlessly. Our overall experience at Blackstone Rivers Ranch exceeded our expectations in every way. We would recommend this venue to anyone!
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Jason M. Sent on 04/08/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect venue

We couldn’t be more happy! Blackstone Rivers Ranch excelled at every category. My wife and I attended my nieces wedding there this past fall and just loved it. From the beautiful mountain scenery, to the incredible staff, and excellent service that this venue provided. I would highly recommend Blackstone Rivers Ranch!!!
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Steph G. Sent on 04/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Dream Colorado Wedding Venue

Our September 2023 wedding at Blackstone Rivers Ranch was nothing short of perfect. From the moment we set foot on the grounds, we were blown away by its natural beauty and charm. The venue created a picturesque backdrop that left us and our guests in awe.

What truly set Blackstone Rivers Ranch apart was the exceptional team behind the scenes. Cheryl Ann, Nadine, and their team of professionals were an absolute delight to work with. From our initial meeting to the big day itself, they were there every step of the way, ensuring that every detail was perfect. Their expertise, attention to detail, and genuine care for our vision made the planning process a breeze.

The day of our wedding was pure magic, thanks to the impeccable service and seamless execution by the Blackstone Rivers Ranch team. Our guests were not only impressed by the venue's beauty but also by the comfort and hospitality they experienced throughout the day.

We cannot recommend Blackstone Rivers Ranch highly enough to couples looking for the perfect wedding venue. It's more than just a beautiful location; it's a team of dedicated professionals who go above and beyond to ensure your day is nothing short of perfect. Thank you, Blackstone Rivers Ranch, for giving us the wedding of our dreams. We will cherish the memories made here for a lifetime!
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Real Weddings

Kristen & Neil
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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
The Fever The Fever Wedding Bands

The Fever highly recommends the Blackstone Rivers Ranch! Gorgeous Colorado setting! Our clients love how flexible they are and all of the options they offer. We love working with the staff, they're very friendly and accommodating and great partners in timeline management. The venue itself pretty awesome from a band's perspective! Easy access, direct load-in for our gear, plenty of power for a full band, the tent is huge and perfect for having dinner & dancing all together. The ceremony site is right there and it's gorgeous. Ceremony site has power for musicians, if needed, and iPod hookup- everything is right there and ready to go. The staff is eager to assist. They have no early cut off time for music, and a great flow overall. We can't wait to come back and play our next event.

Elevated Catering Elevated Catering Wedding Caterers

A beautiful mountain venue with cozy quarters for the bridal party to prepare for the ceremony and a private room upstairs for the newlyweds to enjoy their first meal together in privacy. Luxuries such as a fire pit, reclaimed wood tables, and a creek running through the properties are just a few wonderful things about Blackstone Rivers Ranch. The staff is always attentive, helpful, and friendly. We enjoyed working here greatly and look forward to the next time we can make a presence here.

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Blackstone Rivers Ranch frequently asked questions

Blackstone Rivers Ranch includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at Blackstone Rivers Ranch includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
The space offered by Blackstone Rivers Ranch for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Beach
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Waterfront
Blackstone Rivers Ranch offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Blackstone Rivers Ranch offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Blackstone Rivers Ranch offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
Blackstone Rivers Ranch offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Blackstone Rivers Ranch is recommended by 98% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in average response time, 5 in professionalism, 4.9 in value and 4.7 in flexibility.

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