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The Briarhurst Manor Estate

Rev. Calvin’s Favorite Wedding Venues

Here are my favorite wedding ceremony and reception venues in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. I not only like the places, but I also like the people who make them special. For more than ten years, I have served couples as their wedding officiant at some of the most spectacular locations in this part of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

These are my absolute favorites and I have enjoyed officiating many weddings at all of them. Click the photos to visit their webpages. Better still, make an appointment and see for yourself!

The Briarhurst Manor Estate

The Briarhurst Manor Estate

What a beautiful vintage Colorado setting for your wedding reception with beautiful outdoor sites and gazebos for your ceremony. Briarhurst Manor offers five secluded acres of lawns and gardens complete with a Victorian English Country Manor Estate located in Manitou Springs.

The estate’s lovely Victorian Manor House was built in 1876 by the founder of Manitou Springs, Dr. William Bell, of London, England. This finely grained pink sandstone Tudor Manor showcases the architecture and landscaping of an English country home, complete with colorful gardens and lawns.

The Briarhurst Manor Estate operates a full service restaurant that serves the finest Colorado Cuisine in a romantic Victorian atmosphere for a first class feast for your guests.

The Broadmoor

Weddings at The Broadmoor are truly their signature events. This historic five-star resort features a variety of enchanting venues that can accommodate wedding receptions and ceremonies from 20 to over 1,000 guests, including our very own chapel if you like.

The Broadmoor’s legendary service has set the stage for spectacular wedding ceremonies and receptions. Whether hosting a black-tie gala in one of their timeless ballrooms or reciting your vows on the Mountain View Terrace, The Broadmoor’s indoor and outdoor settings are designed to inspire.

You’ll find everything you need to create an inspired and welcoming atmosphere designed around your special day. The Broadmoor takes pride in providing outstanding themed events with award-winning food and beverage options sure to delight every guest.

The Broadmoor
The Cliff House

The Cliff House

This wedding venue blends your Victorian fantasies with Rocky Mountain elegance. Here, your ceremony and reception will take on a radiant charm that emanates from a rich and romantic history. And The Cliff House at Pikes Peak is still one of our state’s finest luxury hotels.

Fine dining is a hallmark of The Cliff House. Their cuisine will captivate your wedding guests with its delicately nuanced preparation and bold combination of flavors. Elegant dining and ballrooms are perfect settings for your festive celebration. 

Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain, the historic Cliff House evokes an atmosphere of Victorian romance and opulence.  From its storied start as a stagecoach stop to its prominence in the 1800’s as the area’s premier resort, it remains the crown jewel of Manitou Springs.

Garden of the Gods Club and Resort

Have you dreamed of saying I do in a mountain paradise setting? Wait till you see the Garden of the Gods Club and Resort. One father of the bride said, “I never knew that such a beautiful place existed anywhere in the world.” 

The Resort staff is able to create a wedding unique to your style that will more than meet your expectations. From refined, elegant dinners to casual creations, the array of dining options satisfies every mood, taste and occasion.

The Club and Resort at Garden of the Gods has built a reputation of impeccable service and first-class cuisine. With incredible dining options and unbelievable views, your wedding and reception will be one that you and your guests will be talking about for years to come. 

Garden of the Gods Club and Resort
The Mining Exchange

The Mining Exchange,
A Wyndham Grand Hotel and Spa

The Mining Exchange is an exquisitely restored historic gem nestled the modern-day, downtown setting of Colorado Springs. Say your vows on a beautiful historic terrace surrounded by loved ones. Dance the night away in one of the elegant ballrooms of this restored historic gem. 

Built in 1902 as a stock exchange for local mining companies, The Mining Exchange offers a one-of-a-kind experience. This boutique hotel elegantly fuses historic architecture and contemporary accommodations to create an ideal setting. 

Exquisite on-site catering complemented by professional event management will help you create a memorable reception.

Disclosure of Material Connection: These “Favorite Wedding Venues” are locations and establishments where I have performed weddings and have a good feeling about recommending. Neither I nor A Bridal Blessing (DBA) have received any compensation for the endorsement of these “Favorite Wedding Venues” listings. I also have no material connection to the brands, products, or services that I have endorsed.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” –Rev. Calvin Wulf