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Budget Your Dude Ranch Wedding Ceremony in Colorado

To budget, start with:

1 Your lodging:

  • Your stay during Summer Colorado Dude Ranch Season  Summer Rates
  • or Two Nights in our Fall, Winter & Spring Country Inn Season — Fall, Winter & Spring Rates List
  • (+3.7% tax and tip at your discretion if the staff delights you)
  • All meals, starting with supper on arrival through breakfast on day of departure
  • Horseback ride each morning
Kim Gets Cold Feet - Gale Takes Charge
Kim Gets Cold Feet – Gale Takes Charge

Enjoy all ranch amenities

  • Jacuzzi – bring your swim suit
  • Hiking
  • Fun Fishing available in nearby lakes for trout and Serious Fly Fishing on nearby “Wild and Scenic” river.  You will need a Colorado Fishing License, which may be purchased at several locations in town.
  • World Class FrisbeDisc Golf
  • Riflery (with safety instruction) and Black Power Riflery (with safety instruction) and Shotgun Trap (with safety instruction)
  • Private Riding lessons and Coaching
  • Tomahawk Throwing and Horse Shoes and Pool Table & Fooseball table
  • Professional Massage
  • and, of course, the hammocks…

Then, on your way here:

  • get your license!
  • Check In between 2Pm and 6PM. for 2 nights lodging (or more)

2 The Basic Elopement Package includes:

  • The Ceremonies Planning Guides
  • Room for One Night
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Battleship Game in your room (to give you something to do in the evening…)
  • Choice of location: Parlor at the fireplace, front porch, gazebo, or in the trees
  • Processing your license to assure that all signatures are obtained and in the right places. Submitting your completed license to the Larimer County Clerks Office. 

Click HERE for our current rates.

3 Elope in Colorado enhancements can include:

  • Rose Ceremony (You keep the silk roses)
    • Extra Roses of different colors for Children
  • Shared Wine Cup Ceremony (You keep the Sharing Cup)
    • You may bring your own wines, or purchase from our retail liquor store.
  • Unity Candle Ceremony or Family Unity Candle Ceremony (You keep the Candles)
  • Tying Hands ceremony (You keep the ribbons)
  • Unity Sand Ceremony (You keep the vase)
  • Extra wranglers for exchange of vows and rings on horseback (Sorry, you do NOT  keep the horses OR the wranglers!)

Click HERE for our current prices.

4 Other Options

  • Our neighbors, Amy and Lars Larson can provide “Fiddle & Guitar” music – You can E-mail Lars & Amy for their rates and availability.
  • After-ceremony celebration with cake and keepsake champagne flutes to take home (Champagne available from our liquor store.)
  • Keep the Battleship Game
  • Keep the whole ranch as a memento of your stay — $ 5M