Brush Creek Ranch

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Average Base Cost: $60,000

Our average base cost for a Brush Creek Ranch wedding is calculated by figuring a 60-person guest list using the Classic wedding package (listed below) in the Spring. Entertainment, flowers, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and tax is included.

*Prices subject to change

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: Brush Creek Ranch is an all-inclusive resort, meaning all wedding packages would include accommodations, food and beverage (for your wedding and other meals), activities, as well as gear and guides (excluding spa and off-ranch activities) for you and your guests for two nights. They do not offer a la carte wedding options. Pricing for the all-inclusive wedding packages break down as follows:

Hidden Gem – Magee Homestead for 25

Host up 25 guests in their exclusive ranch within a ranch featuring a private lodge and seven luxury cabins for two nights.

Pricing:

  • Spring (May – Early June): $20,000
  • Summer (Mid June – Early Sept.): $30,000
  • Fall (Mid Sept. – Oct.): $25,000

Classic – Brush Creek Ranch for 60

Host 60 guests in the 13 Trailhead Lodge Rooms, 7 Cabin Suites and 3 Cabin Residences for two nights.

Pricing:

  • Spring (May – Early June): $55,000
  • Summer (Mid June – Early Sept.): $90,000
  • Fall (Mid Sept. – Oct.): $65,000

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Heritage – Brush Creek Ranch buyout for 140

Host 140 guests while having exclusive use of Brush Creek Ranch. Accommodations will be 13 Trailhead Lodge Rooms, 9 Suites and 10 Cabin Residences for two nights. Includes complimentary use of Event Tent.

Pricing:

  • Spring (May – Early June): $95,000
  • Summer (Mid June – Early Sept.): $160,000
  • Fall (Mid Sept. – Oct.): $115,000

Supreme – Brush Creek Ranch & Magee Homestead buyout for 160

The ranch is yours. Host up to 160 guests in the 13 Trailhead Lodge Rooms, 15 suites and 11 Cabin Residences for two nights. Includes complimentary use of Event Tent.

Pricing:

  • Spring (May – Early June): $100,000
  • Summer (Mid June – Early Sept.): $165,000
  • Fall (Mid Sept. – Oct.): $120,000

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Your venue options include:

Welcome Dinner Venues:

  • Saloon
  • Chuckwagon
  • Creekside Camp
  • Cowboy Dance Hall
  • Trailhead Lodge

Ceremony Venues:

  • Wedding Garden
  • Cowboy Chapel
  • Falcon’s Peak
  • Creekside Camp

Wedding Reception & Dinner Venues:

  • Trailhead Lodge
  • Cowboy Dance Hall
  • Creekside Camp
  • *Deluxe Event Tent

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What’s Included: 

• Guest accommodations in the Lodge, Cabin Suites and Cabin Residences

• Three-custom designed gourmet meals daily

• Premium beer, wine & spirits program from 4pm – 12am daily

• Live entertainment for welcome dinner

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• Wedding ceremony in venue of choice, to include seating, non-alcoholic beverages upon arrival, horse drawn carriage arrival & departure for the bride and groom and any audio needed for ceremony

• One hour cocktail reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by three course wedding dinner (includes dessert) with wine and sparkling wine during dinner and open bar following dinner

• All tables, chairs, china, glassware, silverware and linens

• Unlimited ‘on ranch’ activities for all guests to include: horseback riding, fly fishing, BCR Gun Club, mountain biking, paintball, ropes course & zip line, fitness programs such as hiking, yoga and more, including all gear, guides/wranglers & instruction

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Exclusions/Things You Should Know: 

  • All-inclusive wedding package rates above are based on a 2-night stay and do not include applicable taxes, 10% Ranch Fee, spa services or off-ranch activities.
  • The Ranch Fee covers all gratuities to include food and beverage service, guides, housekeeping, gift deliveries and porterage. Outside of this Ranch Fee they have a no tipping policy.
  • *A site fee of $7,500 applies for groups of 100-139 for Event Tent usage.
  • Usage is complimentary for Ranch Buyouts. July 4 & Labor Day weekends are 3-night minimum.

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More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside

Size: From 25-160 guests

Bridal Suite: This would be your room

Parking: Yes

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How Will Grandma Get There? Located 20 miles southeast of the town of Saratoga, Wyoming, the Ranch is approximately 75 minutes from Laramie and 3.5 hours from Denver. Saratoga’s private airport is only minutes from our front gate. Commercial flights arrive into Denver, Laramie, Cheyenne and Steamboat Springs. Ideally guests would stay on the property, as their lodging/food fee is included in your wedding package price. The Ranch offers lodging for 180 guests, including 10 two- and three-bedroom Log Cabin Residences, 13 Trailhead Lodge Rooms, and 9 fully refurbished Cabin Rooms & Suites. Outside of the wedding package, room rates typically range between $700-$1,050/per person/per night depending on the season. Rates include lodging, meals, soft drinks, premium spirits, beer and wine, as well as a wide range of experiences daily; excludes Spa experiences and select elite à la carte experiences.

Note: You do of course have the personal option to charge guests as little or as much as you want for their accommodations, but that choice is up to you (and would be handled between you and your guests, and not the venue).

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Party On! Events can go until midnight 

The Report: 

In 1884 the Sterrett brothers settled the land that would become Brush Creek Ranch and built the original homestead with logs from the adjacent area which is now part of Medicine Bow National Forest. Acquired in 2008 by hotelier Bruce White, the Brush Creek Ranch sits on 15,ooo acres including 50 miles of private trails, 10 miles of private water for fishing, an Equestrian Center, and spa. The Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing lodge and Ranch won the Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards for the #1 US Resort and Dude Ranch and the #2 Hotel & Resort in World

Woman Getting Married Says:

Be right back…I’m going to travel back in time and have our wedding all over again at this amazing wedding venue. I’m considering asking them if I (well, my husband AND I) can live here indefinitely. I mean, it’s like a set from a Ralph Lauren photo shoot. Yes, it’s expensive, and if you’re looking to have a lot of guests for not a lot of money, this is not going to be the right venue for you. But if you’re looking to have an intimate, 25 person wedding or even a 140 person wedding (I personally like the idea of something smaller…like 60) and have a larger budget, then this is a serious consideration for a destination wedding venue. Keep in mind that you will have to decide whether or not you’re going to treat your family/friends (since the price you pay includes their accommodations), or if you’re going to arrange for them to pay you a portion or all of their share in return. If you do plan on having guests pay their lodging fees (something they would do directly to you or your family), you’ll want to make sure the majority of them will feel comfortable with the high prices (or that you won’t feel uncomfortable paying for them if they don’t).

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Our Rating

10 Amenities/What’s Included

9 Convenient for Grandma

9 Layout

10 Location

10 Overall Charm

8 Venue Value

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