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The Perfect Venue for the Perfect Day

For a truly memorable occasion, Snowbasin Resort provides a picturesque setting with exquisite personal service. With outdoor locations and two magnificent lodges, the ambiance of Snowbasin is perfect for any wedding ceremony and/or reception. Our award-winning catering team will work with you to create your dream wedding from an elegant plated meal, to a simple dessert or appetizer reception. Your wedding will be one of the most memorable events of your life. While planning such an event can be daunting, the staff at Snowbasin Resort will serve to make your wedding a uniquely personal event.

Our wedding packages include options and catering selections tailored to your taste and budget. With attention to detail, our coordinators are dedicated to making your wedding perfect in every way.




Needles Lodge

Needles Lodge is located atop Snowbasin at 8,700' with stunning views of the rugged peaks above and rolling hills in the valley below. You and your guests will access this world-class venue by a 12-minute scenic ride from Needles Gondola. It features two outdoor areas to host your ceremony, plus a luxurious two-story mountain lodge.

Needles Patio

This enclosed patio offers a pictureque backdrop of DeMoisy Peak. Located on the top-floor of Needles Lodge, this venue is available year-round for weddings in any season. The patio features string lights and an intimate setting to be used during day or night. 

Overlook Deck

Making its debut during summer of 2023 is a brand-new deck on the east side of the lodge. This larger outdoor space provides views of the Ogden Valley and Pineview Reservoir below, nestled beneath DeMoisy Peak. This venue is only available for summer or fall weddings. 

Needles Lodge

Built for the Olympics, Needles Lodge has an large two-story space with 360-degree views from 8,700'. Featured in the center is a grand four-sided wood fireplace and Italian chandeliers hang throughout the lodge.

The Overlook Bar

Located inside Needles Lodge along the east windows is The Overlook, a luxurious new bar installed in 2020. This area offers a dedicated space for serving drinks to your guests.

Earl's Lodge

Located in the base area is Earl's Lodge at the heart of Snowbasin. Built for the Olympics, this is our most grand mountain lodge that can host our largest events. Within the lodge are several rooms available year-round for your private event or wedding. Outside the lodge is a patio with heated pavers, fireplaces and a setting that is pictureque in all four seasons. It is located next to our expansive parking area and offers the easiest access for your guests.

Earl's Lodge

Inside Earl's Lodge is an expansive area for your event. Our main dining area features multiple fireplaces, Italian chandeliers and stunning views of the mountains and base area from the large windows.

Earl's Plaza

Just outside the lodge is Earl's Plaza, a bustling setting year-round. The brick plaza is heated in the winter and includes three fireplaces that are a popular gathering place. Host an outdoor ceremony here with a vibrant backdrop and continue the fun with an outdoor space at your reception.


Our full-service restaurant located inside Earl's Lodge is available year-round for weddings or special events. It was named and designed after the cinnabar stone, a beautiful mineral found locally in the area. It features a restaurant-style setting with a bar across the south end, and views of the base area and surrounding mountains from its large windows to the west and east.

Huntington Room

Within Earl's Lodge is the Huntington Room, a private event space. This intimite setting could be closed off from the main lodge and features an aqua colortone with a center fireplace and chandelier. This area is available year-round and is a good option to host smaller events during our standard public operation.


A Quaint Destination Wedding or Staycation

Snowbasin has continually won awards for access and features several areas to stay with close proximity to the resort. Explore lodging in the Ogden Valley surrounding Pineview Reservoir, just minutes below the mountain for a charming escape. 

Or stay in the Salt Lake City area along the Wasatch Front. Snowbasin is just 45-minutes from the newly expanded SLC International Airport

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Does Snowbasin Resort allow outside catering?

We require that all catering be in house but can assure you that you will love our food. Our chefs are highly trained, choose only the best ingredients and are flexible with menus should you have special dietary needs.

How much does a wedding at Snowbasin Resort cost?

Our room rental prices vary by time of year, day of the week and by the space itself. We have two patios and five different dining rooms within two lodges that are available for private events. Depending on your group size, what you are looking for and your date, you may have a few options to choose from. Our Event Sales Manager would be happy to discuss your options and prices with you.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

All bar service needs to be provided by Snowbasin Resort, in accordance with DABC laws.

Can we bring a band or DJ?

Yes, you can bring any band or DJ you would like. We have a preferred vendor list that we can provide you if you would like recommendations.

What does Snowbasin Resort include in their packages?

We provide all food, beverage, serving staff, bartenders, furniture, linen, and space. We will do all of the setup, besides decorating, and all clean up at the end of the event. All you would need to do is decorate if you wish.

What kind of vendors should I be considering?

Florist, hair, makeup, photographer, a DJ or band, a photo booth, an officiant.

Can we have just our ceremony at Snowbasin Resort?


We don’t want a sit-down dinner but more of a social event with finger foods and guests coming and going. Is this an option?

Yes. We host all kinds of events and styles and have a full hors d’oeuvre and dessert menu just for this kind of occasion.

How many hours do we have the space?

We allow a total timeline of six hours, plus two hours early arrival for set up. Extra time can be added for an added fee.

Do you offer lower rates on weekdays?

Yes, we offer reduced room rental rates on Sunday - Thursday dates.

Is there lodging close to the resort?

Yes, the closest lodging is Lakeside Resort Properties and Escapes at Edgewater just eight minutes away. Mountain Luxury Lodging manages these properties including shuttle services to the resort.