Inn at Tern Lake




Make your wedding celebration an Alaska experience of unequaled excellence when you host your special day at the Inn at Tern Lake. Located on 9 private acres adjacent to Tern Lake and bordering the Chugach National Forest, Tern Lake Inn has long been a favored wedding site. Experience "Rustic Elegance" as you descend onto the putting green or gather in the inn's Great Room with mountains and Alaskan wildflowers as the backdrop for this special time of your life. Your guests will sit in awe as they take in circular panoramic views while you recite heartfelt vows. Every moment will be uniquely created as your dream wedding becomes a reality. The inn's dining facility will accommodate up to 80 of your guests and can be arranged in a variety of ways to meet your needs. Dine on delicious fare and dance in celebration of your new life together. Your fairytale wedding at Tern Lake Inn will be described as unique, rustic, and romantic. The professional events staff will ensure your celebration is customized to your specific taste and flare.

Venue Style

Private Estate, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,000 to $3,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr. Please note, with rental client can set up Friday and clean up Sunday, but is a 1 day rental with a 6 hour period. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Inn at Tern Lake is estimated at between $7,635 and $8,511 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Music must end by 10:30PM