River Bend Ranch is a family-owned business providing a beautiful venue and a stress-free atmosphere. We are Durango's relaxed wedding venue, where time on the ranch is a time-honored tradition.
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A great gathering space capable of seating 200+ for dinner, dance, or other purpose. The main banquet hall is approximately 2500 square feet. The Event Center also has a catering kitchen, a private changing room (bridal suite) and plenty of bathrooms. Large entryways to the adjacent grounds including a platform deck and a long dock leading onto the lake.
The Kennebec offers an atmosphere of casual elegance in warm, comfortable surroundings. We serve Mediterranean inspired cuisine, focusing on local and seasonal ingredients. We also have an extensive wine list, local beers, vegetarian and gluten-free options! Come enjoy beautiful views of the La Platas from our patios and peruse the work of featured artist, Susan Reed. We feel a memorable meal encompasses excellent cuisine, creative stimulation, good wine, and the company of friends!
Cascade Village is your destination if you seek the best of everything: magnificent mountain and meadow views, an ideal, yet private & exclusive location for your reunion, bridal shower, wedding ceremony, reception, dining and dancing! And with over 90 condominiums available in which to stay, you won't want to leave.
Located along the Million Dollar Highway, mid-way between the historic towns of Durango and Silverton, Colorado and high up in the Rocky Mountains, Cascade Village is your most spectacular option for resort-style weddings & special events. If incredible beauty, tranquility and an amazing experience is what you seek, look no further.
For weddings, we can provide you both a stunning outdoor wedding venue (in a meadow surrounded by magnificent mountains, aspen tress and wildflowers) and a lovely indoor reception facility that features windows looking out on Engineer and Needles mountains. During the winter months, our indoor facility also provides a lovely backdrop for indoor ceremonies.
Additionally, you will have complete flexibility and freedom when it comes to using any outside resources that you choose (including any caterer or even if you wish to bring in your own food and beverages). We have found that this can save you a lot of money and allows you to have exactly what you want.
If you are in the area, please come by for a tour. We are open seven days a week.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More