Annual
    Sunny Days
    188
    Weddings
    Per Year
    1,000
    Featured Weddings
    Average
    Wedding Costs
    $31,000
    per 100 guests
    B&B Wedding
    Venues
    44
    Wedding Venues
    Peak
    Wedding Season
    Jun - Sep

    Why get married in Bozeman

    Marvel at the Mountains

    With the Bridgers to the north, the Tobacco Roots to the south, and the Big Belts and Horseshoe Hills stretching along the northwest side of the city, Bozeman offers magnificent mountain vistas from any point in town. Your guests will be head over heels about the views (and not just from the altitude).

    Valley of the Flowers

    With rich, fertile soil and higher rainfall than much of the state, Bozeman’s lush plant growth accounts for both its stunning floral landscape and its early nickname, “Valley of the Flowers.”

    America’s First National Park

    Bozeman warrants a trip simply because of the unparalleled natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park, the country’s first national park and home to Old Faithful.

    Unique Seasonal Offerings

    Despite its northern climes, Bozeman’s weather is far from overbearing. Boasting a dry climate with 300 days of sunshine, Bozeman’s warm summers and snowy winters offer you the best of all worlds, whether you’re looking for a scenic summer or winter wonderland wedding.

    Worth the Trek

    Montana is big (like, really, really big). Since it takes some effort to get here, encourage guests to make the most out of their visit by planning several days’ worth of activities. Luckily the top-notch variety of outdoor recreation, cultural offerings, and energetic city buzz make this college town a great place to spent quality time.

    Weather

    Bozeman has a dry continental climate, and receives significantly more annual rainfall than its northern and eastern neighbors.

    Spring

    Spring is short, but sunny. Average temperatures range from the 40s to the mid 60s.

    Summer

    Summers are pleasant, with temperatures that peak in the low 80s.

    Fall

    Autumn highs start in the upper 60s, and cool down into the mid 40s by season’s end.

    Winter

    Winters are long and snowy in Bozeman, with average temps in the teens to 30s.

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    Your Wedding Ceremony

    Your ceremony really is the core of your wedding. Make this a planning priority and be sure to set time aside to meet with Bozeman wedding officiants and local ceremony musicians to help perfectly envision your ceremony. From your walk down the aisle to that first kiss, you want every detail of the ceremony covered — trust us! You won’t want to put off this stage of the planning until the last minute.

    Officiants and Ceremony Musicians

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    Your Wedding Reception

    With Bozeman’s industry professionals at your service, your perfect wedding reception is just around the corner. As you go down your checklist — from a perfectly arranged bridal bouquet to the best band in town to the prettiest bridesmaid dresses in the West – you’ll find that local vendors have you covered.

    Bozeman Reception Vendors

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    Your Farewell Brunch

    Don’t let the party end with your final exit! Host a day-after brunch and sneak in a few final toasts before your guests head home. Bozeman has a plethora of phenomenal brunch spots to choose from, so you’re well on your way to endless stacks of pancakes, eggs served your way, fresh fruit, and of course, mimosas!

    Trust Us: Wake Up, Eat Here

    Your Rehearsal Dinner

    Show off the best of Bozeman the night before your wedding with a one-of-a-kind rehearsal dinner. When you couple Bozeman’s spectacular natural views with its innovative and freshly sourced ingredients, you get an incredible offering of restaurants and rehearsal dinner venues. Consider this the perfect way to set the tone for the wedding weekend festivities to come!

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    Wedding Welcome Bag

    Make a lasting first impression from the moment your guests arrive with the ultimate wedding welcome bag. Including locally inspired details is a great way to reflect the flavor of the city, like spa goodies, individually sized Moose Tracks, or local beer. Check out some of our favorite ideas for the best Bozeman wedding welcome bags.

    Wedding Favors

    Saying “thank you” to your guests is easy with all of the locally inspired wedding favor ideas available in Bozeman. With so much unique personality to offer, Bozeman wedding favors come in all shapes in sizes — from mini hot chocolate kits to locally made soaps and lotions to winter warmers. Check out some of our favorite Bozeman wedding favor ideas to get you inspired!

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    Guest Activities

    The natural beauty of Bozeman makes it perfect for outdoor activities any time of year. From warm weather hiking and horseback riding to snowy skiing and dog sledding, your guests will have no lack of things to do between wedding weekend festivities. Check out TripAdvisor’s list of the top thirty things to do in Bozeman and suggest your favorites, or check out some of our own favorite ideas for your Big Sky wedding weekend.

    Places to Visit

    Restaurant Recommendations

    With fresh, local ingredients sourced from across the state, Bozeman restaurants are borderline unbelievable. Don’t let your guests miss out on the city’s local food scene! Suggest a few of your favorite restaurants for them to visit in between wedding festivities, using Zomato’s list of the best restaurants in Bozeman. Bon appétit!

    Trust Us: Dine Here

    Accommodations Recommendations

    Cozying up in Bozeman is easy with its top-notch accommodations. From luxurious lodges and resorts to quaint bed and breakfasts, this city has everything you need for your home away from home. Be sure to choose a spot and block out some rooms for your guests — and don’t forget to book one for you and your partner! Talk about the perfect place to crash after a full day of nuptial celebration.

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    Your Engagement Session

    With gorgeous Montana scenery surrounding you, your Bozeman engagement shoot is sure to be stunning. Take advantage of all the hidden gems that dot the landscape, and check out our list of some of the best Bozeman engagement shoot locations. Now all you have to do is strike a pose!

    The Bachelorette Party

    Bachelorette parties in Bozeman are some of the most fun we’ve seen! This is due in part to the town's endless outdoor activities that any nature-loving bride would dig, and in part to the abundant natural springs and spas that the area offers. With so much to do, you’ll want to check out our favorite Bozeman bachelorette party ideas for some inspiration!

    The Bachelor Party

    With so many outdoor activities year-round, Bozeman bachelor parties are some of the most diverse we’ve seen. Who wouldn’t want to go kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, skiing, or dog sledding with the boys? Complement a day of outdoor fun with this college town’s young, buzzing bar scene and it looks like you’ve got your bachelor weekend planned! Check out some of our favorite Bozeman bachelor party ideas and get ready to celebrate your last days of singledom in style.

    Events to Consider

    The good news is that you’ve chosen a vibrant, scenic, and seriously fun location to gather your nearest and dearest on your big day. Congrats! The bad news? Your wedding location is so awesome that it draws a crowd for reasons other than your nuptials all year long. When selecting your wedding date, be sure you know what other activities are happening in the area that might put a cramp in your party’s style. We’ve gone ahead and done the legwork for you, so check out the annual calendar of major Bozeman events and add them to your radar.

    Local Buzz

    When planning something as complex and significant as your wedding day, sometimes you just want friendly experts to step in share some pearls of wisdom. Lucky for you, we know people (we’re sitting right here — wink wink). And we’ve got your back: insider tips, exhaustive research, and inspiring takes on all aspects of the planning process, compiled here specifically with your wedding location in mind. You’re just a few clicks away from wedding planning peace of mind… You’re welcome! (No thank-you note required.)

    Local Area Resources

    Check out some other useful local online resources to get you acquainted with all-things Bozeman, from travel guides to the local restaurant scene to great local wedding blogs run by our friends in the industry:

    Tips from local pros

    Choosing Your Bozeman Wedding Vendors

    With our comprehensive list of local wedding pros, we're here to help you put together an all-star team to bring your vision to life.