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Yosemite Weddings

Yosemite Weddings

Wedding Kiss in the Wildflowers - Photo R. Alley
Wedding Kiss in the Wildflowers - Photo R. Alley
Weddings are one of life’s most celebrated events, and they deserve a destination as grand as the occasion.  Start your new lives together with a Northern California wedding at Yosemite National Park.   Our breathtaking Yosemite wedding sites with Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, and Bridalveil Fall offer picture perfect backdrops to say "I do."  Extraordinary Sierra settings for romantic ceremonies are endless, from ambience-rich, historic hotels including The Ahwahnee and the Wawona Hotel, to warm and inviting Yosemite park accommodations at Curry Village and Yosemite Lodge at the Falls.   We promise to take special care of your wedding party and guests at our gorgeous Yosemite wedding locations.

Additionally, our wedding planners and culinary teams can help create the rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and receptions of your dreams. An outstanding collection of local musicians, florists, photographers, videographers, salon stylists, and officiates are also available to make your dreams come true.   After the wedding reception’s last dance and a nightcap toast, you’ll awake to a Yosemite honeymoon complete with activities and tours for the most magical honeymoon imaginable.

For a detailed description of Yosemite weddings at a specific Park property, click on the property link below.

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The Ahwahnee®

The Ahwahnee exteriorThe Ahwahnee® is revered as one of America’s great national park lodges.  At this grand, world-class hotel, Ahwahnee weddings are distinguished by an unforgettable setting for intimate ceremonies and receptions.  The Ahwahnee was built in 1927 on a site selected for its breathtaking orientation to several of Yosemite’s “greatest hits” – Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Glacier Point.  Imagine saying your vows to one another on a beautiful lawn with towering trees, cliffs and waterfalls as your backdrop, hosting an elegant outdoor cocktail reception with views of Glacier Point, and savoring a four-course banquet in a private room in the hotel's solarium. The Ahwahnee presents many happily-ever-after ways to create and celebrate a truly perfect day.


Learn more about The Ahwahnee.

The Ahwahnee-specific wedding information.

General Yosemite Catering Information

Yosemite Lodge at the Falls®

Wed at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls and you’ll say your vows steps from the highest waterfall in North America.  As Yosemite Falls cascades from thousands of feet above, your love will reign over your friends and family in the relaxed, informal atmosphere of Yosemite Lodge at the Falls.  With a central location in stunning Yosemite Valley, it’s an ideal venue for you, your wedding party and your guests. From late Spring through Summer, woods-and-lawn-lined patios provide romantic reception settings. During Fall and Winter, intimate receptions can be held indoors in rooms with beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows. Indoors or out, your guests will enjoy breathtaking views of Yosemite Falls and immediate access to Yosemite Valley recreation.


Learn more about Yosemite Lodge at the Falls.

Yosemite Lodge at the Falls Wedding Information.

General Yosemite Catering Information.

Wawona® Hotel

Rich with magical Victorian splendor, Wawona Hotel has the romantic ambience of a bygone era.  The perfect place for an elegant, fairytale wedding or special occasion, the Wawona was originally built in 1879, as evidenced by its showy, wraparound verandas and New England style architecture.  Outdoor receptions are a favorite on the Wawona’s lush green lawns.

With three walls of French doors that beautifully frame the picturesque scenery of the surrounding grounds, the Sunroom is perfect for indoor receptions. Guests can freely move between the Sunroom and the Veranda, enjoying views of Wawona’s wildflower-covered meadows and Yosemite's only golf course.  Just up the road, the oldest living things on the planet – the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias – stand as towering examples of the enduring power of love. 


Learn more about Wawona Hotel.

Wawona-specific Wedding Information.

General Catering Information.

Curry Village®

Rustic, and endearing, Curry Village is an inspirational and cost-effective location for weddings set in the heart of Yosemite Valley.  Surrounded by million-dollar views of majestic waterfalls and granite walls, Curry Village Pavilion offers banquet space and patios with casual charm sure to make you and your guests feel relaxed and comfortable in a breathtaking natural setting.  


And after you say “I do,” Yosemite’s recreational options are as endless as your love, and include swimming, ice skating, river rafting, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, bike riding and more. 

Learn more about Curry Village®

Curry Village-specific wedding information

General Yosemite Catering Information

National Park Recreation and More

Check out our Activities Pages for what to do while participating in Yosemite group meetings. Dividing up into smaller groups of five or more and participating in more than one activity at the same time is encouraged!  Discover all the possibilities within Yosemite by calling us at (801) 559-4900.

"Having our wedding in The Ahwahnee was the best we could ever hope for. Almost 8 years later, our guests still talk about the attention to detail, and genuine hospitality everyone at Yosemite provided. From the bus driver/naturalist to the hotel staff and excellent pastry cook. We hope to have many anniversary celebrations with The Ahwahnee and Yosemite as backdrops. Winter is the best time to visit. Everything just seems to slow down, and stop in time."

Trevor G.
San Jose, CA

Images on this page provided courtesy of Rikki Alley.