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5 Reasons to Have an Outdoor Wedding at Priest Lake

When you choose the beautiful scenery of Priest Lake to be the setting for your nuptials you’re sure to have a ceremony you will remember forever. Say your “I Do’s” surrounded with loved ones and the natural beauty of Priest Lake. After reading these top reasons to have your outdoor wedding at Priest Lake you’ll be planning yours here in no time!

Beautiful Lake & Mountain Backdrop

mountain views behind your outdoor wedding at Priest Lake

The great outdoors makes a great backdrop to your nuptials and at Priest Lake, it’s no different. The natural beauty of the gorgeous sparkling blue lake and majestic Selkirk Mountain Range create a romantic atmosphere that just can’t be recreated indoors. You’ll find that no matter the season Priest Lake is the perfect place for your outdoor nuptials.

Perfect Pictures

pictures of outdoor wedding at Priest Lake

Create lasting memories of your special day. Wedding photos come alive with lush greens of spring and summer or the vibrant reds and oranges of fall! Winter ceremonies look like they were taken in a magical winter wonderland. You’ll look back with a fond smile at your picture-perfect nuptials.

Unlimited Space

tent set up for outdoor wedding at Priest Lake

Don’t concern yourself with limits on keeping the size of your wedding party and attendees down. When you choose an outdoor wedding at Priest Lake you can have up to 300 guests. This means you can invite everyone from your closest family and friends to work colleagues and even your furry four-legged friends to celebrate your special day. 

Unlimited Creativity

table set up for outdoor wedding at Priest Lake

Your creativity has no bounds. Hang lights, set up different activities and stations to make your dream come to life. There’s plenty of grassy space to set up temperature-controlled tents to shield your guests from inclement weather. Bring as many arches and tables as you want to create the perfect fairytale ceremony.

Priest Lake Outdoor Wedding Experts

There are no other Idaho wedding venues quite like Elkins Resort on Priest Lake. Our resort has been providing memorable weddings and receptions for couples and their families for over 30 years. We specialize in outdoor weddings and have experience utilizing the natural beauty of the Selkirk Mountains, Priest Lake, and our lakefront location in Reeder Bay.

Stay at Elkins Resort on Priest Lake

When you choose Elkins Resort at Priest Lake for your nuptials we can accommodate up to 200 guests in our 30 lakeside cabins. Wedding goers can have a comfortable place to stay before and after your outdoor wedding at Priest Lake. Wedding invitees will have an unforgettable time celebrating in our scenic location and taking part in the many lodge amenities and recreational activities Priest Lake offers in any season —hiking, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, boating, swimming, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling.