One of Colorado's largest bridal shows is about to return to the Denver area in March. This event gives brides-to-be all over Colorado a chance to see the latest options and trends before making their final plans.

Once you have found your forever someone, it may be time to pick a location for your wedding. If you do decide to get married, Colorado has tons of incredible indoor options but I bet you did not fall in love with our state by staying inside all the time. What about getting married outside?

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Getting Married in Colorado

Colorado makes it easy to get married. Some clerks may require an appointment but you just need to show up with a valid Colorado ID, fill out the forms, and sign your name. There is no waiting period and you can file immediately. The only rules are that both individuals be over 18 years of age, live mutually and openly as a married couple, and you must live together.

Popular Outdoor Wedding Venues in Colorado

People love to come to the Rocky Mountains to get married. Colorado has tons of wedding venues that show off mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and the beautiful high desert on the western slope. Keep going to take a look at 12 of Colorado's popular outdoor venues that will make your special day complete.

Powderhorn Mountain Resort

  • Name: Powderhorn Mountain Resort
  • Location: Grand Mesa in Mesa County
  • Features: Bring in all your friends to enjoy the Grand Mesa at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Powderhorn has everything you need right there to plan an unforgettable Colorado wedding and lets your guests enjoy it together without staying at 3 or 4 different hotels.
  • Online: Weddings at Powderhorn Mountain.
  • Directions: Get directions to Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

Colorado Wine Country Inn

Garden of the Gods Resort

The Little Nell Hotel

  • Name: The Little Nell Hotel
  • Location: Aspen, Colorado
  • Features: Say your vows in front of the stunning Elk Mountains in Aspen. The Little Nell can hold up to 500 guests and is minutes from the Aspen airport. Plan a winter or summer wedding in one of the most beautiful places in the state. Indoor and Outdoor weddings are an option at the Little Nell.
  • Online: Visit the Little Nell Online.
  • Directions: Get directions to the Little Nell from Google Maps.

The Pinery at the Hill

The Manor House

Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa Avon

Telluride Mountain Lodge

Beaumont Hotel and Spa

Elevation Hotel and Spa

Storm King Mountain Ranch

Alta Lakes Observatory

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