Q: How do we get to Cascade Village?
A: Cascade Village is located 25 miles north of downtown Durango on Highway 550 in the spectacular San Juan Mountains. Durango Airport (La Plata County) is a short and scenic 40 mile drive.
Q: How many people can Cascade Village accommodate?
A: Maximum capacity is 140. (effective June 21, 2018)
Q: What options do we have for food and drink?
A: You will have complete flexibility and freedom when it comes to using any outside resources that you choose including any caterer or even if you wish to bring in your own food and beverages; and we have a full bar area (complete with kegerators) and counters for serving.
Q: How many hours do we have at the venue for a wedding and reception?
A: The Benchmark Building is available to you the day of your event you will begin at 9am and end at 9:30pm (with cleanup up to be completed by 10:00pm). For small additional fees- The Benchmark Building can also be reserved the evening before for wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner from 4pm – 8:30pm as well as the day after your wedding for Sunday Brunch 9am-Noon.
Q: What equipment do you provide?
A: We provide chairs and tables set up to your specifications, both inside and outside. We also have a music sound system, an outdoor PA/music system, a video projector which is great for displaying all those family photos and a wedding arch. We do not provide linens and tableware, but they can be easily arranged for.
Q: What kitchen facilities do you have?
A: Cascade Village has a large prep kitchen great for you or your caterer. It includes large counter space, a warming oven, microwaves, a stove top (for re-heating only), walk-in refrigeration and an ice maker.
Q: What are my wedding venue options?
A: We will provide you with a magnificent outdoor wedding ceremony venue in a meadow surrounded by the Rocky Mountains with a sea of wildflowers during the summer and miles of aspen trees changing colors in the fall.
Q: What accommodations are available at Cascade Village?
A: We have over 90 condominiums available to rent from a studio to 3 bedroom (all condos are privately owned and most owners offer a discount when booked with a wedding; please be sure to inquire). Additionally, you and your guests who stay here would have access to our heated indoor swimming pool, 12 person spa, dry saunas, tennis court, fitness center, pool table, fire pit, propane and charcoal BBQ’s, numerous hiking trails, grass volleyball court & outdoor soaking tubs. Please see our Accommodations tab.
Q: Is Cascade Village handicap accessible?
A: Yes. The Benchmark Building has designated handicap parking, a ramp into our event center and an elevator to assist guests up to the upper floor.
Q: Is there a backup plan for rain or inclement weather?
A: An outdoor event, if need be, can be transferred in to our indoor event center.
Q: How many other wedding events are scheduled on my day?
A: We do not schedule more than one wedding per day.
Q: What forms of payment do you accept and what deposits are required?
A: We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express as well as personal and cashier’s checks. A 50% deposit is required to reserve your day with the balance not due until 30 days before your event.
Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: The deposit is not refundable unless we are able to re-book the event date.