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Thinking about a Girdwood Wedding?

Great! Girdwood is a beautiful place that could make a beautiful wedding. We’ve created this page to help direct you to the right places to plan your Girdwood Wedding. Although this page has a lot of information about weddings in Girdwood, we are not wedding planners. This page is purely informational and meant to help you get started on your journey. We wish you the best of luck and happiness on your special day!




  • Jack Sprat Restaurant
    • Four Course personalized menu featuring fresh, local and sustainably sourced foods.
    • Great venue for your rehearsal with seating for 99 people
    • Rent out the whole restaurant for large groups, or only a small part for smaller groups
    • Buffet dining and offsite catering also available – Check out their private events menu & more.
    • A Girdwood favorite for dining!
    • View photos and more information about Jack Sprat HERE


  • Hotel Alyeska
    • Catering Services with a wide array of food choices available
    • Large indoor or outdoor venues – Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Have your ceremony on top of a ski mountain!
    • On site lodging available for large guest lists
    • On site salon services
    • Choose from 9 beautiful spaces – Intamite spaces that can accomodate 55 guests or Larger spaces that comfortably fit 200 guests
    • Extra activity planning is easy with Alyeska Resort’s Concierge
    • Wedding planner available
    • View photos and more information about Alyeska Resort HERE


  • Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Chapel – Open to All faiths
    • Have your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception here
    • Beautiful setting for religious and civil ceremonies
    • Chapel seats 110 people with extra space for 28-50 more guests if needed
    • There is a full kitchen available, but you will need to book your own caterer
    • The Chapel and Community Center welcomes everyone.
    • View photos and more information about Our Lady of the Snows Chapel HERE


  • Carriage House
    • Lodging for up to 20 people
    • Indoor and Outdoor venue – Indoor venue holds up to 25 people. Outdoor venue for up to 100 people.
    • Catered meals available depending on size of group
    • Very private and personable for smaller weddings
    • View photos and more information about the Carriage House HERE


  • Girdwood Picnic Club
    • Available to host wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners
    • Buffet style service with cuisine arranged with Jenny Hill, head baker and chef extraordinaire.
    • A comfortable venue for 30 guests or less
    • ALL beverages MUST be purchased through them on the evening of the event.
    • View more about the Girdwood Picnic Club HERE


  • Ascending Path
    • Since 2003, AP has provided guided wilderness and glacier weddings, elopements, proposals, anniversary celebrations, and dinner receptions by train or helicopter operating under USFS, DNR and State of Alaska permits.
    • Only Ascending Path can deliver scenic glacier access for wedding ceremonies and/or receptions for a grand scale affair down to the most intimate of gatherings.
    • Ascending Path can offer destination weddings adventures by way of helicopter, train and watercraft, all in one event. With these options, you can start the celebration early and keep it going for your out-of-town guests. Ascending Path has a way of transforming tradition in surprising and unexpected ways.
    • Small or large parties available from 2 up to 50 people. Fully customizable and scalable. Pricing, options and references provided upon request.
    • Depending on the remote location we help you to work with our approved vendors that provide catering, wedding tents, seating, photography and decor.
    • Available year-round by helicopter or summer season only by train.
    • View more about the Ascending Path as your wedding Venue HERE


  • Crow Creek Mine
    • You can book your wedding at the Crow Creek Mine from June 1st to September 1st. That means summer weddings only.
    • Outdoor venue – An outdoor venue means no limit to the amount of people you invite to your wedding.
    • Nicely groomed outdoor pathways make this venue friendly to elderly or handicapped guests.
    • Catering services are available, but you have the freedom to book your own caterer as well.
    • All of the equipment needed to host an event is here! A stage, dance floor, and sound system are there for you to use.
    • View photos and more information about The Crow Creek Mine HERE




  • Spoonline
    • Small and flexible local business
    • Healthy and creative dishes
    • Great for vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and diary free menus
    • View more about Spoonline HERE


  • Jack Sprat Restaurant
    • Girdwood favorite for dining!
    • Offsite catering available with buffet or plated options – Check out their private events menu & more.
        • Personalized menu featuring fresh, local and sustainably sourced foods.
        • Beer & wine license and certified bartenders
        • Craft cocktails, extensive wine & local beer selections.
    • View photos and more information about Jack Sprat HERE


  • Turnagain Arm Pit
    • Best BBQ in Alaska!
    • 20 person minimum
    • Includes set-up, service, and food clean-up
    • View more about the Turnagain Arm Pit HERE


  • Subway
    • Quick and Simple!
    • View more about Subway HERE


  • Straight To The Plate
    • Small local business providing cater ready salmon directly from the fisherman!
    • Healthy and sustainable whole Alaskan salmon fish
    • Great way to make a budget-friendly wedding happen. Purchase your salmon directly from the local fisherman.
    • View all the ways to purchase fresh Alaskan salmon from the fisherman HERE.

Salon Services


  • Spa At Alyeska
    • Full Service salon with massage, facials, salon services, and more!
    • Great for bridal parties
    • Hot tub and pool available
    • View more about the Spa at Alyeska HERE


  • Girdwood Styling Salon
    • Salon Services with Haircuts and up-dos
    • Salon services for the fellas too!
    • Massage services
    • View more about the Girdwood Styling Salon HERE



  • CamiLynnGrace Photography
    • Girdwood local with extensive knowledge of it’s most stunning locations.
    • Authentically capturing romance in Alaska’s wild beauty
    • offering engagement shoots, elopements, vow renewals, and full wedding day packages
    • available for travel throughout the south central Alaskan area (Homer, Kenai, Whittier, Portage, Girdwood, Anchorage, Valley) and more!
    • View more about the CamiLynnGrace Photography HERE


Other Services


  • Transportation
    • When you’re in Girdwood, there is a free shuttle service, Glacier Valley Transit, that will take you all around Girdwood. Stops and schedules are updated seasonally.
    • We highly recommend getting a rental car while you are in Alaska. A rental car gives you the freedom you’ll need. Book a rental car well ahead of time though, they can sell out!
    • There are many limo, bus, and van services in Anchorage that will come to Girdwood for your wedding. Check with each company for any extra fees they might have for coming to Girdwood.
    • The Alaska Railroad is also an option for some long distance transportation needs.


  • Entertainment
    • There are many local musicians and bands that can play at your wedding. Dance the night away in Alaska style!



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