The Chāteau Event Center is a remarkable mansion venue located in Bozeman, Montana that hosts weddings and other landmark occasions in elegant style. Managers Keanan Ritchey and Whitney Ritchey invite couples to hold their nuptial celebrations at this exquisite wedding and event center. We have available Saturdays for the 2021 Season still! This is a spectacular venue in which to bring your dream festivities into life.
Facilities and Capacity
This 45-acre estate is located in a river bottom adjacent to the scenic Hyalite Creek, brightened by blossoming flower gardens, majestic cottonwood trees, and wildlife. The ceremony area includes an aisle of living trees to the picturesque Gazebo. A quaint stone bridge and waterfall feature make for a wonderful walk to a small pond. Classic French architecture informs the construction and furnishings of The Chāteau Event Center. This influence is evident in features such as thick stone and stucco walls, sturdy beamed ceilings, elegant sconces, and iron chandeliers. The interior features 2,500 square feet of event space, suitable for up to 160 guests. Furthermore, the outdoor spaces offer ample room for parties of more than 160 guests. An exquisitely-appointed Bridal Suite and rustic Groom’s Hideout offer spaces to prepare and relax on your big day. French doors open to both covered and uncovered patios by the gardens. These feature a fountain for mingling and photo opportunities along with ample patio lighting for a late-night dancing session. This locale offers convenience for guests with wheelchair-accessible features and on-site parking. The peak season for this venue stretches from May through October.
Wedding events held at The Chāteau Event Center include ceremonies, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, elopements, ceremonies, and receptions. The friendly venue team can assist with coordinating vendor services, setup, and cleanup for your festivities. Event rentals that are available at the venue include audio equipment, lighting, chairs, tables, linens, and more.
8 Reviews for The Château Event Center
Recommended by 97% of couples
28 User photos
Bruce Muhlbradt · Married on 01/10/2021
Old World Elegance in Montana
I have worked with Whitney and Keenen at the Chateau for several events over the past few years. Whitney and her crew are always so very accommodating to their guests and everyone involved with the weddings I’ve been a part of. The grounds and actual chateau lend a unique elegance not easily found in Montana. I knew that no place else would do when I had a photo shoot that needed the look of old world charm. I can’t recommend the Chateau and Whitney enough for any event you may have.Sent on 10/14/2020
Lauralee Malinauaskas · Married on 12/09/2020
Perfect Wedding Venue
Absolutely loved the venue. The Chateau is stunning and tied great into what I pictured my wedding to be. It is great for an outdoor wedding and a reception inside. Whitney was wonderful to work with and very quick to respond. Highly encourage anyone to book the Chateau for their wedding or party.Sent on 01/12/2021
Stacy S. · Married on 02/09/2020
Perfect, classy venue
I held my wedding here in September 2019 and loved it. It was perfect for our wedding size of 75 guests and had the elegant but woodsy vibe I was looking for. Keenan and Whitney were very nice to work with and I hired Whitney to be my day-of coordinator. That made my wedding day totally stress-free and everything went so smooth! I liked this venue for all the beautiful greenery and trees outside and the beautiful inside with lots of French doors opening up to different patios and dance options. It is also located close to downtown Bozeman so travel is easy here compared to some other options. Highly recommend this venue for a different vibe than a MT barn wedding! (photos by Avenue One Photography)Sent on 07/18/2020
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The Château Event Center Price Rates
10% off for all Veterans or Active Military.