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Resort at Squaw Creek

Olympic Valley Wedding Venue
400 Squaw Creek Road
Olympic Valley, California 96146
Contact: Conference Planning
Phone: 530/584-4097


Why We Like This Place

Spectacular Resort at Squaw Creek encompasses 195 hillside acres of relaxation, indulgence and breathtaking beauty at the base of Squaw Valley. Just minutes from Lake Tahoe, this all-season resort makes the most of its magnificent surroundings: towering granite peaks and ponderosa pines dusted with snow in the winter, and sunlit meadows and starlit skies during the milder months.

Such a magical setting is perfect for special celebrations, and this award-winning AAA Four Diamond resort, decked out in glass, wood and granite, boasts over 47,000 square feet of distinctive indoor and outdoor event space.

Both ceremonies and receptions are held outside on the resort's multilevel terraces. One is a vast lawn, where you can exchange vows in front of a stunning 250-foot waterfall that cascades into a stream that ripples down to the pool. Another choice spot is the spacious spa deck, which has its own stone fireplace and also overlooks the verdant valley below and forested mountains on the horizon. Or tie the knot right on the golf greens, surrounded by a grove of pine trees and serene alpine panoramas.

After the ceremony, couples can move the party into one of the restaurants or chic ballrooms, each with its own unique character. The Six Peaks Grille, for example, boasts soaring floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the glorious scenery. The expansive Grand Sierra Ballroom hosts up to 500 guests, and comes with a prefunction space that's great for serving champagne and appetizers.

And speaking of food: Dining at the resort is an elegant and varied affair. From rehearsal dinners to bridal party luncheons, the special events manager and executive chef can help you create a menu that delights your guests, while keeping your budget in mind. Resort at Squaw Creek sources food from local farms and artisan purveyors, as well as its own vegetable garden. The executive chef and mixologist infuse food and cocktails with authentic Tahoe flavors and herbs right from their garden. Thanks to their on-site pastry chef, you can customize your choice of dessert, whether it's a gorgeous wedding cake or a gourmet dessert bar with all of the fixings.

Your friends and family will also appreciate the resort's 405 well-appointed accommodations, which feature suites with kitchenettes and fireplaces. And there are plenty more attractions: For starters, how about a world-class spa and fitness center, boutique promenade, and swimming pools with spas that are heated year-round! Other fun on-site activities include a championship golf course, tennis, biking, hiking, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing—plus you have ski-in/ski-out access to the adjacent ski area!

However you envision your destination wedding, you and your guests can bask in the resort's warm hospitality from welcome refreshments all the way through your post-wedding brunch. And you might even be tempted to stay on for a High Sierra honeymoon!

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 500
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 300

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 500
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 700
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 500

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 500

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Spa Deck seats 200 theater-style; the Pavilion seats up to 300 theater-style; and the Golf Course accommodates up to 150 guests subject to the time of day and season.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Ballrooms accommodate 200–500 seated or 700 standing guests; Montagnas holds up to 80 seated, Six Peaks Grille up to 100 seated, and Cascades Restaurant up to 200 seated.

MEETING CAPACITY: Event spaces seat 20–500 guests.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

25% of the estimated food & beverage total plus the rental fee is required to secure your date. A deposit schedule will be determined for your remaining balance. The rental fee starts at $2,000, and varies depending on the day of the week, time of day and space reserved. Wedding packages start at $111/person and can be customized. Wedding services include a ceremony arbor arch, professional AV services, and a complimentary fireplace suite for the couple on their wedding night. A 23% service charge and tax are additional.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

Services/Amenities

Catering: in-house

Kitchen Facilities: n/a

Tables & Chairs: provided

Linens, Silver, etc.: provided

Restrooms: wheelchair accessible

Dance Floor: provided

Bride's & Groom's Dressing Areas: CBA

AV/Meeting Equipment: provided, extra fee may be required

Parking: large lots; valet available, extra fee

Accommodations: 405 guest rooms & suites

Outdoor Night Lighting: yes

Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQ CBA

Cleanup: provided

View: mountains, forest, fairways, meadow

Other: children's program, spa services, heated swimming pool, Jacuzzis, bike rentals, golf, tennis courts, guided hiking


Venue Views

Creek/River
Forest/Wooded Area
Garden Patio/Courtyard
Golf Course Fairways
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Fields
Mountains
Panoramic
Pool Area
Waterfall

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Golf Course/Golf Clubhouse
Hotel
Inn/Lodge
Late Night
Resort/Spa
Restaurant
Retreat
Ski Resort

Restrictions

Alcohol: in-house, or BYO with corkage fee

Smoking: outside only

Music: amplified OK with restrictions

Wheelchair Access: yes

Insurance: recommended


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