Wedding Guest Information

Taharaa Mountain Lodge would like all of our wedding guests to enjoy the Colorado Mountain Wedding experience, be safe and have fun. The following guidelines are in place to help you enjoy this unique celebration.

Directions - Most standard GPS systems will state that you have arrived at Taharaa Mountain Lodge approximately two miles from our actual location.  Taharaa recommends verifying our location using the follow link - Taharaa Mountain Lodge Location.

Parking - Taharaa's parking is limited due to it's mountain side location.  Please park in only the designated parking spots unless otherwise directed by Taharaa's staff.  Taharaa has two designated Handicap parking spaces located directly next to the Lodge's front entrance.

Arrival Time - Please plan to arrive at Taharaa no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the ceremony start time.  If wedding guests arrive early at Taharaa, they will be asked to wait in the ceremony or reception area.  Taharaa Mountain Lodge does not have a restaurant, public bar, or other area for wedding guests to wait in.  Only registered lodging guests are welcome inside the Lodge at all times.

Ceremony Suggestions - Our ceremony site at Taharaa is located outside with out cover from the elements, please come prepared for sudden weather changes (ie: jacket, umbrella, blanket, sunglasses). These items will be not provided by Taharaa.

Departure - All weddings hosted at Taharaa end at 10pm MST.  Weddings guests are required to depart the premises upon the conclusion of the event.  Please plan ahead, if you plan on drinking, please designate a driver.  Shuttle and taxi service are available in Estes Park for transportation to and from Taharaa. More often than not, your host will provide a means of transportation to and from Taharaa. You are welcome to leave your vehicle at Taharaa and pick it up the next morning. 

After Event Parties - When the event is over, all wedding guests are required to depart the premises.  Please consult with your host if an after party has been planned for its location.  Out of respect for the lodging guests at Taharaa, access to the lodge section will not be permitted.

Alcohol Policy - Taharaa Mountain Lodge has a Colorado liquor license which requires Taharaa to provide and serve all alcoholic beverages on the premises.  Please do not bring any outside alcohol on the property.  Taharaa is required to take any alcohol from you and you will be asked to leave the property immediately.  Bar service will open upon compilation of the ceremony. Remember Taharaa is located at 8300 feet above sea level.  Please drink slowly, in moderation, and drink plenty of water through-out the evening.

Designated Smoking Area - Taharaa is a non-smoking facility.  Located directly across the parking lot from our gated Court Yard is a designated smoking area to wedding guests.