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These prices are available for the months of May through October. These prices are available for the months of November through April.
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$4,000 starting price
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$3,500 starting price

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Boettcher Mansion, a venue located in Golden, Colorado, sits on 110 acres of land on Lookout Mountain. This historic home dates back to the year 1917.

Facilities and Capacity
The Boettcher Mansion can accommodate up to 150 of your friends and family. In this charming mansion, couples will be able to enjoy the meticulously designed architectural features such as the cathedral-beamed living room. There are both indoor and uncovered outdoor options available on property for you to host your wedding ceremony and reception. While many couples choose to enjoy their ceremony outdoors, you are more than welcome to host your wedding inside the mansion. Other options include the Carriage House as well as the Gazebo. After your wedding, you and your guests can enjoy a relaxing and intimate cocktail hour in the garden.

Services Offered
At the Boettcher Mansion, the team applies their same attention to detail and care to the services that they offer each couple on their wedding day. Couples can use the mansion as their site for not only their ceremony, but also their bridal shower and engagement party. Couples can also plan commitment ceremonies or even vow renewals here at the mansion too. If you would like assistance with planning your special day, the team can provide you with event planning and set up. They can also help you out with event rentals and provide you with many decorations to use during your ceremony and reception such as:

  • Altar/ arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

History
Fisher and Fisher, at the request of Charles Boettcher, built this summer home in 1917. In the 1970s, this home was graciously donated to the county, and five years later began hosting couples on their wedding day. Following that, in the years 2005-2007, the mansion was renovated with modern amenities. However, its historic authenticity was preserved and it now proudly stands as a premier historic venue offering couples a unique setting in which to exchange their vows.

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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?

$4,000

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

$3,500

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
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Government Building
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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?

Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

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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Rachel
Rachel F. Married on 09/24/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect mountain venue!

Boettcher Mansion was a dream come true venue for us! We got married on a Friday in September and it could not have been more perfect. It checked basically every box - cozy, woodsy, romantic ... a little bit of a fairy tale! They did some upgrades after we booked that really brightened up the place - redoing the floors, painting the lobby a gorgeous blue. Shea, the venue coordinator, was incredibly helpful and kind; she was so responsive to every question we had over the year of planning - and there were a LOT of questions... thanks Shea!! We added on the gazebo and the indoor and outdoor lighting package ... it did make it more expensive, but getting married on a Friday counteracted some of that added cost and the lighting was beautifully done, it added a soft, cozy glow to the evening. The main room and patio fit our 102 guests comfortably for the ceremony and reception. The dressing rooms were lovely and well-equipped, and everything flowed really seamlessly from the ceremony to cocktail hour to dinner to dancing. It was honestly a dream venue and we couldn't be happier we chose it! If you're looking for a gorgeous Colorado mountain venue with phenomenal staff - and prices definitely lower than some other ritzy mountain venues - this is the venue for you!
Michael
Michael W. Married on 07/01/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous Wedding Venue in the Mountains by Golden

We had our wedding at the gorgeous Boettcher Mansion in July 2022. It's a truly magical place to host a wedding, from the beautiful craftsman decorating style inside to the breathtaking views outside. We had a 105 person wedding and we could have fit more people if needed, but that number felt perfect for our day. Working with Shea for the logistics leading up to the wedding and Laura the day of the wedding, we knew that we were in good hands. They answered any questions we had and were so accommodating as we had to change our date twice thanks to Covid. If you're looking for a fantastic venue for your wedding, definitely choose Boettcher Mansion.
Beth
Beth K. Married on 07/31/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Magical venue even with rain

I'm the rare Colorado bride who got rain on her summer wedding day and it lasted long enough (hours) to change the venue from outdoor to indoor. The planner put a bunch of floating cylinder candles on the fireplace and the arch flowers were placed on the wooden benches. This actually increased the intimacy and the ceremony (along with our incredible officiant) exceeded even better than the outdoor option as the warmth and love was intense from the indoor setting. Everyone said it was the best ceremony they had ever seen. We also had an instrumental band in the piano room.

Boettcher is the perfect setting and I would recommend the venue with the following advice:
-We paid $9500 with taxes for a full day rental so it adds up quick from the $5800 venue fee. The venue is worth it, IMO, but you should be aware of where the price ends up after all the add ons. This is partly because you must rent the lights for $1000 and also the adjacent spaces (gazebo, etc) to prevent people from coming on the grounds
-We had a disagreement with the venue on start time and rehearsal as they tightly book other events and even tours the day of your full day rental. This isn't common for that amount of money. We had a 1:00 setup time and it was tough getting them to do a 12:00 setup time but we were happy they finally agreed to this. Notably other full day rentals give you the full day starting at 8 am if needed
-I would recommend (2) hair and (2) makeup persons to pull off a full day as they limit yourself setup time to 3 hours. It would be tough to have this done in a salon and then go to the venue as it's located at least 45 mins from Denver or Boulder, although going to a salon is possible. If you do the hair and makeup on site, you'll need two of each if your bridal party is bigger than 3 people bc the bride takes an hour
-For some reason, the cake was served in the entry area rather than the reception hall. That meant we ended up with nobody in our reception area despite paying for a live band and technically ended up without a reception as people mingled in a small space instead. This was an oversight by the caterer as they did not break down the dinner tables but having venue staff that can help maximize the use of the venue would have been a nice backup for this oversight as they know the space best. I imagine every wedding at Boettcher has a reception in the reception hall so this should have appeared out of place for venue staff as a backup as we used a recommended caterer. This happened so fast we didn't realize everyone was eating cake in the entry area until it was already done. They also didn't get to see us cut our cake. We were confused as to why nobody was in the reception area and the band was playing to an empty room.

Overall, we do recommend Boettcher and if I could do it all again, it's the one and only place for me. We had 70 people fly in and the proximity, views, romantic setting, indoor/outdoor spaces are unparalleled. Megan was also very helpful to us and very professional.
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Boettcher Mansion is a great location for an event for anyone looking for gorgeous mountain views without having to travel very far outside Denver. The venue offers a beautiful woodsy feel and incorporates lots of nature in it's unique environment. We love working here!

Colorado Catering Company Colorado Catering Company Wedding Caterers

Boettcher Mansion is one of our favorite venues to work with. They provide the best customer service to all of their clients and the venue is always set up and ready for each event with no issues. Some of the most memorable weddings we have worked are located at Boettcher Mansion.

Elevate Photography Elevate Photography Wedding Photographers

We love photographing at Boettcher Mansion. The venue has amazing architectural details inside and beautiful grounds outside. And its location close to Denver makes it ideal for couples wanting a mountain feel without a long drive.

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Boettcher Mansion frequently asked questions

Boettcher Mansion includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The space offered by Boettcher Mansion for wedding events is known for:
  • Government Building
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
Boettcher Mansion offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Boettcher Mansion offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Boettcher Mansion offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Boettcher Mansion offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
Boettcher Mansion is recommended by 92% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.6 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in average response time, 4.7 in professionalism, 4.6 in value and 4.4 in flexibility.

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