Maritime Matrimony in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe provides year-round recreational opportunities and natural beauty that cannot be found elsewhere, making this alpine destination the ideal setting for your wedding or elopement!

Tahoe Amore can show you all that this breathtaking place has to offer on a sightseeing cruise – ideal for proposing, celebrating an anniversary, or any romantic occasion!


Every season in Lake Tahoe offers stunning wedding venues. No matter the style of ceremony you opt for – from beach to cabin getaway or grand resort event – Lake Tahoe provides unparalleled natural beauty that cannot be found elsewhere in America.

Skiers from around the globe descend upon Lake Tahoe during winter to ski its mountain slopes and peaks, as snow begins to accumulate and hiking trails close. February brings warmer temps but still cold temperatures; high elevation areas see rain, sleet, and frostfall as snowfall occurs in form of rain, sleet, or frostfall.

Fall is an ideal time for Lake Tahoe wedding eloping or small ceremonies, since summer crowds have dissipated and you won’t have to compete for space on the beach.

For an elopement ceremony at Lake Tahoe, it’s essential that you know which county will host it (Placer County is responsible for most of north Lake Tahoe and part of its west shore; Douglas County provides south Lake Tahoe and parts of its eastern shore; while Washoe County covers most of what remains). Once this information has been determined, visit that particular courthouse in order to apply for your licenses and file them as soon as possible.


Lake Tahoe boasts numerous spectacular mountain wedding locations and resorts that provide endless options for destination weddings. Glamping in the forest to luxurious lakeside hotels are just two accommodations available to fit every wedding vision and budget.

Emerald Bay, Tahoe Paradise Park and Logan Shoals are some of the most stunning lakefront wedding venues. Additionally, you can opt for an intimate beach wedding, lakeside gazebo ceremony or under an enormous redwood tree as romantic alternatives.

Your guests can experience a memorable wedding at Edgewood Tahoe’s alpine-modern Edgewood Lodge Resort with breathtaking lake views. Here, they’ll help organize everything from hosting an ice skating welcome reception with champagne to organizing yacht charters for you and your guests.

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino provides beautiful indoor ceremony and reception spaces, easy year-round recreation access and offers multiple suites for guest accommodation – perfect for accommodating larger destination weddings!

As Lake Tahoe lies between two states, the key factor to remember when planning to elope or host your small wedding in Lake Tahoe is knowing which county you plan on getting married in so you can obtain your marriage license accordingly – for instance Placer County covers North Lake Tahoe, lower West Lake Tahoe, and part of South Lake Tahoe.


Transportation options for Lake Tahoe weddings are numerous, with dedicated cars or tours providing shuttle service or private transport for guests from out-of-town guest lists. Booking shuttle or private cars to transport attendants ensures safe travels to and from ceremonies and receptions.

Lake Tahoe is an incredibly popular summertime tourist spot, especially around Fourth of July weekend. If you’re planning an elopement at this time of year, experts recommend choosing a weekday as your wedding date. Also take note that most trails will likely be free from snow during this season!

September is an ideal month to tie the knot in Lake Tahoe, as tourists begin to decrease after Labor Day weekend and prices fall. Furthermore, beach temperatures remain warm while weather usually remains ideal.

Winter in Lake Tahoe brings snow-filled wonderlands and ski season begins in earnest. Because this is such a popular tourist period for the region, prices tend to increase significantly as prices can fluctuate by season. Furthermore, it would be wise to have an alternative location ready in case fire season occurs during this period.


Are You Thinking about Tieing the Knot Near Lake Tahoe or One of its Scenic Spots? There are various hotels, cabins, and resorts where couples can hold their ceremony on its shores or nearby scenic spots.

No matter the season, there is something fun for you to do in Vancouver: water sports, hiking trails and mountain biking are among the many options available to you. Plus there are concerts and festivals to attend!

Summer crowds tend to be at their thickest. To beat them and avoid crowds on an elopement date, we advise booking it on a weekday early so as to beat the rush and arrive early to beat the masses. Summer also marks an ideal opportunity for beaches and hiking trails which remain snow-free during this season.

After Labor Day, Lake Tahoe becomes much easier to enjoy as crowds begin to dissipate and one can better experience all it has to offer. Labor Day marks a prime opportunity to tie the knot if the weather remains favorable while providing greater privacy at popular lakeside destinations like Emerald Bay Lookout or Donner Summit in Truckee.

Before traveling to Lake Tahoe for your destination wedding, it is necessary to secure a marriage license in your county of residence. Visit your County Clerk’s office for more information regarding obtaining such documents before beginning to plan your big day!