February 7, 2024

Wedding Planning

Colorado Mountain Wedding At Limelight Hotel In Snowmass Village, Aspen

Created by Ali Coşkunfrom the Noun Project

The breathtaking mountains of Colorado will forever be the best damn place to get married! For outdoor-loving couples planning a relaxed, fun wedding, Aspen Snowmass is such a good choice. You’ll find some of the world’s best skiing, picture-perfect Rocky Mountain views, and amazing food and resort options. 

One of the best for weddings is Limelight Snowmass, a contemporary luxury resort that’s so awesome to enjoy at any time of the year. It’s about a 4 ½ hour drive from Denver, but with plenty of epic viewpoints to stop at along the way, soaking in all that refreshing mountain air. Or, fly into Aspen, where you can easily get a shuttle to the resort, so you don’t need to even rent a car. 

Here’s why you’ll love a wedding at Limelight Hotel in Snowmass!

Why Host A Wedding In Aspen?

Aspen Snowmass is incredible in winter for skiing and snowboarding, but it’s also popular year-round, thanks to its natural beauty, luxury cuisine, and relaxing vibe. 

You can do as little or as much as you want here, so all of your guests will find something to love! While there are lots of amazing hiking and snowsports here, you can also find cute coffee shops, bars, boutique shopping, and lots of other low-key ways to enjoy the town. 

It’s worth knowing that Aspen is known for being a bit expensive, especially in winter — my tip is to book your Aspen wedding venue in spring or autumn, when prices are a little lower. 

And with Limelight as your Snowmass wedding venue, you’ll be within walking distance from a lot of popular restaurants, shops, and things to do. Or, as an alternative, a weekend away to Aspen would also be the perfect choice for your Colorado engagement photos

Wedding Packages At The Limelight Wedding Venue In Aspen

Limelight is in such a convenient location in Snowmass, with amazing mountain views. It’s stylish and luxurious, with a chic modern flair. There’s so much to see and do in the area and the hotel has 126 rooms and suites, making it easy for your wedding guests. And the hot tubs here are SO indulgent, you might not want to get out!

Limelight Resort specializes in weddings and elopements, with wedding packages designed to make the planning easy-peasy for you, whether it’s an intimate celebration or a huge fiesta! Even better, they deliver such an impeccable level of service and really go above and beyond to make your wedding unique, whether that’s champagne on arrival, a beautiful breakfast in bed, or organizing a private heli-ski or kayaking adventure for you and your wedding party. 

A wedding at Limelight Hotel in Snowmass offers couples a range of indoor and outdoor venues and reception areas. You can get married in the Monarch Room, the Limelight lounge, the Ajax Terrace, the Shadow Mountain Terrace, or the gorgeous poolside courtyard — ideal for Snowmass wedding terrace photos!

Their experienced wedding team is seriously so friendly and will elevate your experience, so get in touch with them to find out more about their wedding packages and pricing.

Planning to tie the knot with your four-legged friend? Great news — Limelight is super pet friendly, they even have a little dog shop that sells healthy treats! Dogs add so much fun and personality to weddings, so you can be sure I’ll be mega excited to photograph your beautiful pup in a bow tie! 

Think Vibrant Colorado Mountain Wedding Photography!

Limelight is such a perfect backdrop for your wedding images! As your Aspen wedding photographer, I know the region inside and out, ensuring we plan your photography at just the right time of day to capture that golden light as it bounces off the mountains. For your interior shots, Limelight has such a contemporary, stylish design, but in an understated way that won’t outshine you! 

A wedding at Limelight Hotel in Snowmass is seriously the best for taking couples’ portraits with stunning mountain vistas. We’ll have tons of fun shooting together, creating those vibrant, authentic, and elegant photos of your best day ever! 

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Best Times For Aspen Snowmass Weddings

Of course, a white winter wedding is always stunning in Aspen, but I also really recommend fall. When getting married at Limelight Hotel, they have a beautiful wedding ceremony option that takes you to an overlook in the valley via a shuttle. It is STUNNING and really unlike anywhere else. 

Autumn is truly great for the gorgeous colors. I recommend it because spring and summer can cause the foliage to look a bit dry and brown. In terms of timing, a ceremony just before sunset is great for both temperature lighting in the spring, summer, or early fall. 

If you’re not from Colorado, keep in mind that the elevation is higher here, so take care to stay hydrated and look after yourself!

Resort Activities & Dining At Limelight

Staying at Limelight is the perfect base for enjoying the Aspen Snowmass region. Your friends and fam can try out hiking, bike trails, or even the nearby climbing wall. The ski village is great to hang out in too, and there’s an ice skating rink in winter. 

For dining, the Limelight wedding venue offers the Aspen Restaurant & Bar, a top choice for breakfast, a casual dinner, or evening live music. However, a few popular local restaurants to check out include:

  • The White House Tavern: This highly rated Aspen venue, set in a 19th-century miner’s cottage, has a delicious menu of all-American favorites, including deviled eggs and burgers — yum!
  • Steakhouse No. 316: OK, this one is a bit of a splurge, but No. 316 is an old-school-style steakhouse that just needs to be tried! Easily the best rib eye or NY strip in Aspen.
  • The Stew Pot: This casual Snowmass favorite is a great choice for comfort food, homemade soups, and filling sandwiches. 

I’m so damn excited to hear about your Aspen Snowmass wedding plans! Drop me a line anytime to start planning your Colorado wedding or elopement photography — you just need to name the time and place and I’ll be there, ready to have some fun and make epic memories together!

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