Desolation Hope Valley 14255 CA-88 • Markleeville • CA 96120


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $15,000/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
  • The rental fee includes the use of the property for two days for a rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception.

    Smaller events, including elopements, are priced at $1,000/hour.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • Customized menus start at $75/person. Food & Beverage minimums apply.

Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 22%
Additional Info
  • A variety of on-site lodging options are available for up to 120 guests, including luxury cabins & yurts starting at $250/night. There are 30 campsites offered starting at $30/night, and room for RVs at $50/night. Please contact the venue manager to customize your lodging package.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 60 150
Cocktails, etc. Standing 60 150
Reception Seated 60 150
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 60.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Supplemental catering (i.e. food trucks) is welcome if the F&B is met.



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Access limited


June–September is wedding season; elopements may be available year-round. The event curfew is 2am.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Inn / Lodge
  • Mountain
  • Retreat
  • Chapel / Church / Temple
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Canyon
  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Meadow / Fields
  • Mountains
  • Panoramic
  • Valley


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