Planning a wedding can be both overwhelming and expensive. There are so many details to narrow down but deciding where to get married is one of the most important decisions you can make.
As of 2020, the average cost of weddings in Utah was $19,700, with the wedding and reception venue average cost being $10,500.
If you’re not ready to shell out some serious cash for your venue, check out our 10 most affordable wedding venues in Utah.
Highland Gardens, located in Highland, Utah, has both gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces with a unique garden feel.
There is a ceremony room, the main reception hall with a live indoor garden, and an outdoor waterfall. Get married outside by the waterfall for a picture-perfect backdrop.
Then take the party inside and dance the night away among the plants for a natural, exotic garden vibe. Look up at the stars through the glass ceiling and bask in the ambiance. This venue is truly a unique and romantic choice for your special day.
Highland Gardens also offers all-inclusive packages with tables and chairs, linens and centerpieces, a sound system, and more.
Typical Cost: $1,900-$2,500
Capacity: 200 guests
Willow Springs Event Center
Willow Springs Event Center is a gorgeous and inexpensive event space. This classic event space located in Springville, Utah, has both indoor and outdoor spaces for the wedding of your dreams.
Exchange your vows outside on the patio with a mountain backdrop for an unforgettable ceremony.
Afterward, have your reception on the lawn or inside the Ballroom. The Ballroom is full of elegance with its brick-surrounded fireplace, unique chandeliers, and neutral colors to go with any decor.
They have several different all-inclusive wedding packages to customize your special day as well as various add-ons such as decor packages, a wedding coordinator, a photo booth, and wedding invitations.
Typical Cost: $1,199-$2,199
Capacity: 250 guests
Located in Orem, Utah Sleepy Ridge is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding. With two separate indoor and outdoor transformative spaces, this venue is the best of both worlds.
Their Garden Room has a glass atrium with striking views of Mt. Timpanogos. It also comes with a fireplace to add an air of sophistication.
Outside the garden room, there is a patio surrounded by plants and the sounds of a waterfall with a beautiful gazebo for your outdoor wedding ceremony.
On the third floor is the Sunset Room. Complete with sweeping views of Utah Lake and the Oquirrh Mountains, and a balcony for mingling, it’s the perfect indoor-outdoor space.
Inside the Sunset Room, you’ll find gorgeous hardwood flooring, a fireplace with a stone mantel, and a ceiling draped with twinkling lights for the perfect wedding ambiance.
Sleepy Ridge even includes lots of extras in their rental price such as chairs and tables, linens, centerpieces, and more.
Typical Cost: $1,900-$4,500
Capacity: Sunset Room- 250 guests, Garden Room- 150 guests
The Startup Building
The Startup Building is a very unique venue for your wedding day. Fully renovated from a candy factory built in 1898, the building is historic and full of industrial touches.
Located in West Provo, Utah, this building features design elements like original brick, copper doors, and wooden beams, it gives off a complete rustic feel.
The building also includes an outdoor courtyard space for your special day. Their all-inclusive packages include tables, chairs, a wooden arch, a sound system, a digital projector, chandeliers, and more.
This venue is full of character and an ambiance that your wedding guests will love.
Typical Cost: $1,750-$2,200
Capacity: 300 guests
The Bright Building
Also located in Provo, Utah, The Bright Building is another venue with an industrial-chic look. This historic indoor event space has an open floor plan with endless setup possibilities.
The venue is full of steel frame windows for natural light and cafe lights that add a classy touch to the space at night. Old school style with exposed brick and woodwork adds to the charm of this venue.
The Bright Building even features free amenities to make your wedding day stress-free. They include chairs, custom-crafted tables, a decorative arch, twinkling lights, a projector, a speaker system, and more. The venue has everything you need for your dream wedding day at an affordable cost.
Typical Cost: $1,650-$2,250
Capacity: 300 guests
The White Shanty
The White Shanty, located in Provo, Utah, is a 3,600 square feet unique indoor wedding venue. This venue is industrial chic meets barn wedding.
The venue has all the ambiance and essence of a barn wedding with industrial elements like picture windows to bring in natural light and exposed beams. It also has oversized sliding barn doors to transform this indoor space into an indoor/outdoor event space.
The venue is full of wide-open space for multiple set-up options to customize for your dream wedding day.
Their wedding packages include wood farmhouse tables, chairs and benches, venue attendants, parking, and pre-hung lights.
Typical Cost: $1,650-$2,250
Capacity: 300 guests
Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Log Haven is full of breathtaking views. Log Haven is a restaurant surrounded by sprawling mountainsides, wildflowers, waterfalls, and more. With multiple spaces and gorgeous views, it’s an ideal location for your special day.
They have indoor private dining rooms and 40 acres of land including open meadows and a lake located among the mountains of the Wasatch National Forest. This venue is full of picture-perfect backdrops for your dream wedding.
The Library Suite provides an intimate setting for your reception with a beautiful mountain view.
The Waterfall and Garden Patio is located at the base of the waterfall. A waterproof canopy can be reserved to dance the night away under the stars.
The Hillside Amphitheater is located west of the waterfall patio on the hillside. Surrounded by views of tree-covered hillsides and beautiful canyon views it’s a picturesque wedding location.
Log Haven’s largest dining room, the Wasatch Room is full of windows with a view of the mountains and waterfall. It also includes a large foyer, fireplace, and a private deck.
The Lakeside Garden Meadow has a gazebo overlooking the lake that is beautiful for any outdoor ceremony. It also has a weather canopy located next to the creek for an outside reception.
Log Haven’s wedding packages include a free personalized wedding consultant with over 30 years of experience, a bridal room and groom’s room, event coordinators, chairs, a sound system, a dance floor, cake service, a bartender, valet service, and more.
Typical Cost: $600- $6,000
Capacity: Wasatch Room- 150 guests, Lakeside Garden Meadow- 350 guests, Library Suite- 75 guests, Waterfall and Garden Patio- 125 guests, Hillside Amphitheater- 200 guests
The Orangerie at Red Butte Garden
Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Red Butte Garden is the official arboretum of Utah. It is the largest botanical garden in the west with more than 18 acres of gardens. The Garden is known for its many plant collections and display gardens.
In the center of the Garden’s floral oasis is the Orangerie. The Frangrance Garden is full of mountain and valley views with plants like lilacs, lavender, mock orange, and more.
Move up the stone pathway of the Fragrance Garden to find the Orangerie. The Orangerie is a large indoor garden with exotic flower plants and citrus trees with background mountain views.
During sunny weather, the Orangerie is full of natural light, but when it rains it’s magical to watch through the glass walls.
The Orangerie even has an outdoor patio for more photo backdrops or an outdoor ceremony or reception among the mountains. This unique venue is one your guests are sure to be enchanted by.
Typical Cost: $1,200-$4,500
Capacity: 150 guests
The Riverwoods Conference Center
With over 32,000 square feet of space, The Riverwoods Conference Center, located in Logan, Utah is the largest event center in the area. They have several indoor and outdoor spaces to make your day nothing short of amazing.
The Willow has a view of the patio and is the conference center’s only private room which makes it ideal for an intimate wedding. The Poplar is the most well-lit room with large windows overlooking the courtyard for a cozy intimate ceremony. The Mahogany Redwood is the conference center’s largest space with projectors, built-in speakers, and more.
The Conference Center also has three gorgeous outdoor patios surrounded by lush trees and planters for a natural feel. The patio spaces are also equipped with elegant water features.
This venue has any type of space you could ask for to make your wedding day exactly as you envisioned.
Typical Cost: $1,095-$1,495
Capacity: Willow- 96 guests, Poplar- 40 guests, Mahogany Redwood- 304 guests
East Canyon Resort
Located in Morgan, Utah, East Canyon Resort is a rustic hotel surrounded by mountains.
Their outdoor ceremony location has a pergola with a waterfall, river, and lush greenery. There is also a large deck for a reception space.
In The Lodge, there is a loft that is perfect for wedding receptions. The loft is full of beautiful woodwork, a cozy fireplace, and exposed beams with a country cabin feel.
Their wedding packages include tables and chairs, setup and teardown, on-site security, and a complimentary two-night stay for the wedding couple.
Typical Cost: $3,000-$4,200
Capacity: 200 guests