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Rist Canyon Inn

Laporte, CO View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
18 reviews
$6k - $9k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

About

$6k - $9k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

Rist Canyon Inn is a rustic 120 year old farmhouse wedding venue located in Laporte, Colorado. Situated approximately 15 minutes from Fort Collins and an hour from Denver, Boulder, Longmont, and Cheyenne, this venue offers privacy with easy access to nearby amenities. This quaint, historic facility includes a new large event hall, suitable for 100 guests. It is tucked away in the rugged Northern Colorado landscape, surrounded by rolling pastures and old groath trees.

Facilities and Capacity

Rist Canyon Inn is set against a backdrop of 20 lush acres and a flowing creek runs through it. The venue offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces, with sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. You and your partner can exchange vows in the eight-acre ceremony pasture, sure to inspire romance. The pasture is encircled by trees and the Rocky Mountains are visible in the distance. This outdoor space includes rustic handmade benches, your choice of ceremony arch and a sound system. The property’s spacious light filled reception area, Bellvue Event Hall, is ideal for dining and dancing, for up to 100 guests. Featuring many large windows, this room overlooks an expansive courtyard. Its elegant white oak flooring, built-in dance floor, and trellised patios provide additional space for guests to mingle. You and your wedding party can use the 1896 Farmhouse Suite and Historic Cabin to get ready before the ceremony. They include large bedrooms, marble and italian tiled bathrooms, a full kitchen, a salon, a quartz wood burning fireplace and generous light filled living room.

Services Offered

This venue provides a planning service to help ease potential wedding stress. Bellvue Event Hall is furnished with audiovisual equipment to accommodate event entertainment. It features custom lighting with unique pendant rings and a disco ball that add to the ambience for receptions. The venue provides tables, chairs, a fourten foot projection screen and other items. In addition, on-site accommodations including the Farmhouse and White Pine Cabin are available for those who wish to stay the night.

Location

Rist Canyon Inn is located close to some of Northern Colorado’s most famous attractions. Lori State Park, Horseshoe Reservoir, Watson Lake, and the Poudre River offer exciting opportunities for memorable outdoor activities. Denver International Airport is located just over an hour from the venue, ideal for guests who are traveling for the event.

  • 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?

$4,995

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

$4,995

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
Event Planning
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Farm/Ranch
Inn/B&B

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

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
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wifi

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
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?

November
December

18 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Raven R. Getting married on 07/23/2023
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    Beautiful Venue. Great Owners. Amazing Weddings.

    This is one of the most beautiful venues that I have ever worked at as a caterer! Not only does the venue capture you with it's charm, the owners, Allen and Emily are amazing people to work with. They are professional, they are detail oriented, they have thought of everything in building this venue, and they even make sure that the lighting in the hall is just perfect for you and your guests. I would recommend this venue to anybody looking for great customer service, Colorado charm and views that you will be thinking about long after a wedding! 10/10 for RCI!

    Rist Canyon Inn's reply:

    Hello Raven,

    Thank you for that amazing review - as a venue owner it means a great deal to me! I want to say you were delightful and the food so delicious! A pleasure to meet you! I hope to see you again soon. Allan
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    Michele W. Married on 04/30/2022
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    The perfect venue for us

    We had the most beautiful wedding at Rist! Allan and Emily were wonderful to us and the venue was everything we wanted for our wedding!! Can’t recommend them enough!

    Rist Canyon Inn's reply:

    Hello Michele,
    Thank you for your wonderful review, it means a great deal to us.
    So glad you had a great wedding. Come back and visit us anytime!
    Have a wonderful life together my friend!!

    Allan
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    Taylor L. Married on 10/09/2021
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    Dream wedding venue!!!

    If you are looking for a BEAUTIFUL, rustic, outdoorsy, romantic, modern, and magical wedding venue, look no further because Rist Canyon Inn is all of that and more!! My husband and I couldn’t be more thankful for the owners, Allan and Emily, for allowing us to have our dream wedding at their incredible venue! They were so kind and helpful throughout the whole process and went above and beyond for all of our needs!! We had quite a bit of family from Hawaii come into town and even though they come from one of the most beautiful places on earth, they were blown away on how beautiful the venue was!! We will forever be thankful for Rist Canyon Inn ❤️

    Rist Canyon Inn's reply:

    Hello Taylor,
    Your review brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for this incredible and generous review. We are honored that you selected us for your wedding. Your wedding day was truly memorable, as your Hawaiian band and theme was inspirational!!
    All the Best,
    Allan and Emily

Awards

  • 18
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

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4625 RIST CANYON RD Laporte, CO, 80535
9706926962
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