Blackstone Rivers Ranch 3673 Chicago Creek Rd • Idaho Springs • CO 80452


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • It's the perfect Rockies hideaway, offering gorgeous views of the mountains and the promise of total privacy—they only host one event per day.
  • You'll love all their unique venue options, like the rustic-chic Mother Lode Lodge; The Shaker, an open-air platform tented with sail cloth; and Highbanker Beach, a creekside lounge area perfect for al fresco cocktails and bonfires.
  • Spend your wedding night in the Claim Jumper Cabin, with its welcoming décor, kitchenette, and wood-burning fireplace—the gentle babble of the neighboring creek will lull you sleep.


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$1,000–2,000 discounts apply to all May packages!

Petite Weddings + Elopements at Blackstone
These 3-hour micro-weddings are available Tuesday & Wednesday year-round, and Thursday–Monday between November and April.

  • Event coordination and creekside ceremony with an officiant
  • Fine coursed dinner, with premium wine/champagne or beer
  • Petite wedding cake (Petite Wedding only)
  • 1 night in the Claimjumper Cabin

Lover's Elopement | $2,000–3,000
Pricing is for just the couple, and includes an officiant.

Family + Friends Petite Wedding | $5,000–5,900
Pricing is for 10 guests; additional guests up to 50 priced at $175/person. $1,000 ceremony fee required if over 30 guests.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $1,800–50,000/event
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Package chosen
  • Black Label Event: $50,000
    This package runs noon Friday–2pm Sunday, and includes a rehearsal dinner and wine tasting for up to 30 guests (additional tasting guests $175/person).

    Gold Label Event: $8,500–14,500 (10 hours)
    White Label Event:
    $7,500–13,800 (7 hours)
    Blush Label Event: $6,500–13,000 (4 hours, reception only)

    All packages include:

    • Full access to the venue and amenities for the hours indicated
    • Ceremony site & benches for up to 200 guests and a rehearsal the morning prior (excluding Blush Label Events)
    • Luxury dressing suites and bathrooms (excluding Blush Label Events)
    • Sailcloth reception tent and lighting, tables & chairs, and outdoor propane heaters
    • Creekside cocktail lounge & campfire pit
    • Full use of caterer's kitchen and partitions
    • Group wine tasting
    • AV system, DJ./band electrical hookups, and ceremony speakers & microphones

    Elopements & microweddings are also available! See "Deals" for more information.

Additional Info
  • Bar packages range $17–55/person for 4-hour service. A cash bar is also available, with a $500 setup fee plus rentals, bar service, and mixers.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 0 250
Cocktails, etc. Standing 50 250
Reception Seated 50 250
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 50.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



No BYO. Alcohol packages are available.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Ranch / Farm
  • Retreat
  • River
  • Mountain
  • Private Estate
  • Historic / Landmark Building

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Canyon
  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Mountains


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