The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe




From intimate Lake Tahoe weddings to elaborate ballroom receptions, the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe provides beautiful spaces for anyone looking to say their “I do’s”. Surrounded by the magnificent pine trees and clear mountain air of Northern California, there’s various spaces perfect for anyone at the Ritz-Carlton. With an expansive slope-side location set amongst the High Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Meadows is a stunningly lush backdrop for an outdoor, romantic, mountain-top wedding ceremony. For a more intimate and whimsical outdoor ceremony, the Woods provides a place for your guests to share in this special moment in a forest-like, welcoming environment. Imagine sharing drinks and conversation with your friends and family next to the cozy and warm seven-foot outdoor fire feature on the Fireside Terrace after your sophisticated outdoor ceremony. For magical, romantic winter ceremonies and receptions, the Ritz-Carlton offers ballrooms with soaring ceilings with wooden beams, wrought iron chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the magnificence that is winter in Lake Tahoe.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Park/Garden, Ballrooms, Mountain, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 350 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight. Events can extend until 2:00AM for a fee.

Rental Fees

The rental fee includes the venues for the ceremony, cocktail reception and dinner locations as well as hotel provided standard equipment. (Ceremony chairs, tables, linens, banquet chairs, glassware, plate ware, etc.) There is a food and beverage minimum required for all events. Use of the indoor dinner/dancing venue until midnight. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. A ceremony only wedding is available - please ask the Catering Sales Manager to arrange. Outdoor receptions are available with a tent rental requirement needed to have the space and has a 10:00PM event end time. Please inquire with the venue for full buyout availability and fees that will apply.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe is estimated at between $23,334 and $36,059 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee
Champagne Toast included based on wedding package chosen

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
Wedding planner is strongly recommended
Valet is $39 for overnight parking, $10 for the day