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: Up to 220 guests can be seated at tables.
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: Generally, you will actually have two days: the day before your event for decorating, a rehearsal dinner and socializing from noon to 9:00pm (summer hours); the day of your event is also from noon to 9:00pm (with cleanup up to be completed by 10:00pm).
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 (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, dart board, 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. Cascade Village 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. A fully refundable $500 security deposit is also due 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. The security deposit is fully refundable.