Glacier Park Weddings at Great Northern Resort Est. 2008

Location: Great Northern Resort, West Glacier, MT, United States

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Utilize your yodel and YOLO at this glittering glacier park set in the 'North American Alps.'
Congregate in the cozy & charming "Swiss' chalets before you wed down a tiered wooden path and then clink your glasses under a classic tent in an awe-inspiring airy meadow.
The Lowdown
Type
Camping / Glamping
Field / Forest / Orchard
Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
Park
Views
Forest
Meadow/Field
Valley
Style
Bohemian
Garden Party
Romantic
Rustic
Sophisticated
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Reunion
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

A private, naturally-landscaped ceremony meadow with spectacular panoramic views of the mountains of Glacier National Park, and classic white reception tent set among native pine trees and wild foliage in a grassy clearing.

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
200
Buffet
200
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2008
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Outdoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
Our outdoor venue is closed during the snowy and colder Montana months, between October 15 and June 1.
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
We offer five on-site cabins, styled after the original Glacier Park Swiss Chalets. Each cabin has a unique layout and design, and accommodates between 6 and 10 guests, for a total of 38 guests in all five.
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

A hidden outdoor restaurant in a pole barn at a nearby campground serves up excellent food, and provides an unexpected setting for a rehearsal dinner, brunch or welcome gathering during your celebration week. Historic open-top tour buses and antique wooden cruise boats inside Glacier National Park can be chartered for your guests. At sunset, the field adjacent to our reception meadow becomes a totally private photographer\'s wonderland, with mountain backdrops and magic light. Nearby micro-distilleries make all kinds of spirits ready for Montana-inspired signature cocktails. Ask us for an insider\'s wink toward the best chocolate chip cookies on the planet, baked off the grid in a mercantile off a very long dirt road.

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our property is located just outside the west entrance to Glacier National Park, lovingly called the Crown Jewel of the Continent, in the mountains of northwestern Montana. Upon arriving, a wooded path leads your guests up to a grassy clearing surrounded by pines and wild foliage, with spectacular panoramic views of the peaks of Glacier National Park. A Lodgepole-framed wall-tent provides a shady spot for the bridal party to gather, take a deep breath (and a sip of champagne!), and wait for the ceremony to begin. The ceremony lawn is tiered so that, no matter the size of your group, everyone will have a fantastic view. Your guests won’t be able to help themselves: they’ll be raving about the natural beauty, the impressive peaks and the authentic Montana feeling of the place. From the ceremony, a short path will take your guests down to the reception, which is held under a classic white tent in an airy meadow. The simple surroundings offer infinite possibilities for decor, so you’ll be able to make the space feel like your own. The 40 x 75-foot frame tent, which comes fully installed with the venue rental, can be arranged in countless ways to best accommodate your guest count. Smaller groups find it cozy and intimate, while groups of 200 find it perfectly comfortable with plenty of room for dancing and mingling. As the sun goes down, the lights warm up, and the tent becomes completely enchanting.
Design:
We take great care to preserve the wild, natural feeling of our grounds, and nurture our native Montana plants and trees.
Standout Venue Features:
Aside from the wedding itself, our guests can use our property as a base camp for all of their Montana adventures -- including whitewater rafting, guided fly fishing, historic tours of Glacier National Park and more -- as all of these activities depart from our main office. This accessibility makes our property ideal for destination wedding weekends.
Extra Perks:
Our classic glamping-style wall-tent is ready for the bridal party's pre-ceremony sip of champagne or a small group's intimate wedding dinner. Bistro string lights are draped throughout the tent.
Awards & Notables Glacier Park Weddings has been featured in the Style Me Pretty Magazine, and on such lauded wedding blogs as Green Wedding Shoes, Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty and Style Me Pretty Destination, as well as in local and regional publications.
Celebration Locations
The Ceremony Meadow:
A private tiered clearing surrounded by pine trees and wild foliage.
- View: Apgar Mountain, Strawberry Mountain, and so many snow-capped Rocky Mountain peaks in nearby Glacier National Park.
- Max Capacity: 200 for an outdoor ceremony; 40 for a seated outdoor dinner
The Wall Tent:
Ideal for elopements and small weddings, this cozy canvas wall tent, built with a Lodgepole-Pine frame, is set among the trees on the edge of the Ceremony Meadow.
- View: The mountains of Glacier National Park and surrounding foothills, grassy clearings and native pine trees.
- Max Capacity: 10 for a seated dinner
The Reception Meadow:
A tree-lined, open-air meadow featuring a classic white tent with a patio floor, surrounded on all sides by petite lawns for cocktails and maybe a quick game of croquet.
- View: Wild foliage and native pine trees, with mountains beyond.
- Max Capacity: 200 for a seated dinner
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Our casual on-site cafe, situated in an antique Great Northern Railway caboose car, offers breakfast, lunch, espresso, treats and outdoor seating with mountain views.
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