Where are my couples at that want the iconic Colorado mountains as a backdrop for their wedding, but don’t necessarily want to be all up in the mountains?
Hi, let me introduce you to the new “It” venue – The Barn at Sunset Ranch. Built-in 2018, this Buena Vista, Colorado venue is on the PERFECT piece of land with amazing 360-views of the Collegiate Peaks. You and bae can say your vows in front of a rustic arch and then head over to celebrate in their 5,000 square foot barn. And by barn, I mean their heated, air-conditioned, bathrooms-included reception area – nothing but the best here!
To top it off, there are nothing less than five-star reviews for The Barn at Sunset Ranch, with happy couples gushing over how perfect the location was and how kind, considerate, and attentive the owners are. If you’re looking for a wow-factor, you found it.
Have your heart set on Sunset Ranch? Here are some tips:
The word is out about this place and it’s booking FAST. They have some Winter 2021 availability, but Summer 2022 is already booked full. If this is your dream spot, you need to book it ASAP. Check out their full calendar here.
They are super upfront about their pricing and what’s included. PRAISE! You guys know I preach being transparent about pricing because budgets are so important when planning an elopement or wedding. Kudos to Sunset Ranch for making that info accessible. You can see all that info and FAQs here.
Because it’s fairly out in the open, it can get windy. And I mean windy. It will obviously vary day by day, but keep in mind wind can be a challenge. There are also not a ton of options for shade besides being in the barn, so if you’re saying “I do” in the summer, remember that when planning.
Buena Vista is a small town, which means there aren’t a ton of hotel options. Look into this early – you may need to find locations further out.
The barn can accommodate up to 180 people. If you want a bigger wedding, this might not be the best location.
Places to Check Out in Buena Vista
Buena Vista is in south-central Colorado, about two hours and fifteen minutes from Denver, and is known for its laid-back, mountain-town vibe. If you or your guests have some downtime before your big day, there are lots of great things to check out around town!