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Glacier Park Weddings at Great Northern Resort

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Choosing the perfect venue for your special event can be a daunting task. But when you opt for Glacier Park Weddings at the Great Northern Resort, you open the door to a world of creative possibilities. Whether you envision an intimate gathering of 12 or a grand celebration with 140 guests. Our venue offers versatility and charm that sets the stage for an unforgettable experience.

Tailoring Your Ceremony: A Small Gathering or a Grand Affair

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Our ceremony site provides the flexibility to cater to your unique preferences. For smaller groups, the intimate setting is adorned with a small lodge-pole canvas tent, creating an ideal spot for the bride’s grand entrance. Or a great place for showcasing the wedding cake and drinks during a catered dinner beneath the twinkling string lights, nestled among the trees. The tiered-ceremony area, surrounded by lush grass, pine trees, and captivating views of Glacier National Park, offers a picturesque backdrop for your vows.

If you’re planning a larger celebration, the ceremony site effortlessly accommodates up to 140 guest chairs. Following the ceremony, guests can transition seamlessly to the reception tent for an evening filled with dinner, cocktails, and dancing.

Crafting Your Unique Wedding Experience

Our property serves as a blank canvas for you to design your dream wedding. From choosing your colors to deciding on the style of dining tables, the possibilities are endless. Select farm-style tables, round tables with linens, or a combination that suits your vision. Take charge of hiring your catering services for appetizers and drinks, allowing you the freedom to explore numerous local options, from plated meals to buffet-style offerings.

Over the years, our venue has witnessed a myriad of wedding styles. From photo booths and elegant chandeliers to greenery installations hanging from the tent’s interior. The space is yours to transform, and the only limit is your imagination.

The Sweet Finale: Dessert Choices to Delight

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Enhance your wedding experience with delectable desserts that leave a lasting impression. Choose from a variety of options, from traditional wedding cakes to unique treats like ice cream carts offering custom flavors. Including a delightful “Kimberly and Bradley’s Montana Mix” featuring local huckleberries. The options are endless.

Three Days of Celebration

When you choose Glacier Park Weddings, the venue is yours for three days to fully enjoy your celebration. Use the space the night before for a rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, reconvene to celebrate your special day, and enjoy the morning after to wrap up any final details. Our coordinator and event manager will be on hand to assist throughout these stages, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience.

Lodging Convenience: An Exclusive Treat for Your Guests

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Secure the comfort of your guests by reserving lodging exclusively for your family and friends. This reservation option lasts until January 31st of the year of your wedding, offering a unique opportunity for them to share the entire wedding weekend with you, creating lasting memories. Accommodations for your guests at Great Northern Resort include our 14-room Swiss Chalet Lodge, or choose from our 4 individual cabins with 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms, each equipped with a kitchen and living area.

Adventure Awaits: Pre and Post-Wedding Activities


Elevate your wedding weekend with thrilling pre and post-wedding activities. Organize a whitewater rafting trip for your friends or surprise your fiancé with a special fly fishing excursion. The proximity to Glacier National Park allows for a unique cocktail hour, with a short trip to Lake McDonald for golden-hour photos while guests enjoy drinks and appetizers.

In essence, Glacier Park Weddings at the Great Northern Resort is the ideal destination for a wedding in the heart of Montana, adjacent to Glacier National Park. The unparalleled beauty of the surroundings adds a majestic touch to one of the most significant days of your life. Choose a venue that offers not just a space but an experience that will be etched in your memories forever.




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