Real Weddings

Anna and Dan’s Elegant Simplicity

The SteamPlant is a stylish, urban venue in downtown Salida linked by a plaza to the banks of the Arkansas River, and surrounded by stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. She is an “urban” venue in the sense that she is situated right in…

July 6, 2018
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Katie & Andy’s Village of Love

Weddings bring forth a wave of new faces to our charming small town. Here at the SteamPlant, our team of Event Coordinators loves helping our couples and their families navigate the best of Salida while they’re here for their wedding weekend. From recommending the…

June 27, 2018
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Maddie & Cody’s Casual Rainbow Wedding

We’ve been feeling super cold and snuggly in these short, dark days of winter, so we thought we’d relive one of the most magical weddings from this past season. Maddie and Cody’s intimate fall ceremony came complete with a HUGE, beautiful rainbow – a…

January 4, 2018
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Monica & Marc: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Monica and Marc’s wedding was, hands down, one of our favorites of the summer. As residents of nearby Buena Vista, the bride and groom are no strangers to Colorado’s predictably unpredictable summer weather. So when it started pouring right smack dab in the middle…

December 1, 2017
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Ivy & Chas’s Intimate Bohemian Wedding

The SteamPlant loves hosting out-of-town couples and their families and showing them all the magic Salida’s got to offer, but we have to admit that we’ve got a place in our hearts for locals who choose us to say “I Do”! Ivy and Chas…

October 26, 2017
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Ruth & Matt’s Laid-Back Mountain Wedding

When Ruth and Matt came to tour the SteamPlant last year, we knew right away that they were a perfect match – for each other and for our venue! Ruth and Matt (and many of their friends) are avid boaters, hikers, climbers, mountain bikers,…

October 19, 2017
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Alex & Ed’s Rock ‘N Roll Wedding

While each and every single couple that gets married at the SteamPlant has their own unique style, we have to say – Alex and Ed had One. Stylish. Wedding. That black ring! The groomsmen’s matching maroon kicks! The eucalyptus greens on the SteamPlant Arbor!…

October 13, 2017
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Jeremy & Erica’s Magical Winter Elopement

We’re still in the midst of sorting through all the gorgeous photos from this season’s SteamPlant weddings, but this crazy early cold front has us dreaming about winter… Skiing and snowboarding at Monarch Mountain, a relatively calm and quiet town, crisp air, snow on…

October 5, 2017
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Heather & Chris’ Country Chic Wedding

Phew! Is it already September?? We have been so busy with all our weddings this summer that we’ve hardly even had time to reflect on how beautiful and special each and every single one was. We’re still going through swoon-worthy pictures from our earlier…

September 5, 2017

Planning a Wedding: Where Do I Start?!

So you’ve spent some time building an amazing relationship with your significant other and now you’re engaged…yay! Whether your spouse-to-be popped the question in your apartment, or the restaurant where you had your first date, or coordinated an elaborate song-and-dance routine, the question at…

July 18, 2017