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Flying Horse Ranch Wedding Venue | Picturesque Colorado Views

Flying Horse Ranch in Larkspur, Colorado, is the ideal venue for couples that want a traditional country wedding. This ranch features a 14,000-square-foot ranch house and rustic barn that can be used as event spaces. The venue also offers onsite accommodations for couples and the wedding party. With picturesque views of the Colorado landscape and a fantastic team of wedding coordinators dedicated to ensuring every detail is taken care of, Flying Horse Ranch is the perfect country wedding venue in Colorado.

About The Flying Horse Ranch Wedding Venue

9663 E. Palmer Divide Ave

Larkspur, CO 80118

In Douglas County, Flying Horse Ranch is one of the best equestrian and cattle ranches in the Front Range of Colorado. This custom-made property consists of 1,400 acres of rolling mountain grasslands and a 39,000-square-foot indoor riding area. This venue hosts wedding, corporate gatherings, and equestrian events. Flying Horse Ranch is one of the most scenic places in the Front Range area. 

The Flying Horse Ranch aims to produce high-quality events with unmatched customer service. Couples and their guests can experience excellent hospitality and a community feel at this venue. Flying Horse Ranch uses the best resources and vendors to design moments people will remember for a lifetime. 

This impressive venue was designed by Michael Barber Architecture, an award-winning Denver company, and features a Plains Victorian style. The indoor riding arena is the centerpiece of Flying Horse Ranch’s equestrian renovations that were completed in 2004. Flying Horse Ranch is conveniently located only 38 miles from Denver and 24 miles from Colorado Springs. 

The Flying Horse Ranch team consists of Michael Macaluso, head of Cattle Operations, and Michelle Hagood, the Day-Of event coordinator. Michelle loves wedding planning, paying attention to every detail, no matter how small. Every couple is well taken care of from set up to send off for their special day. 

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Details of the Grounds

Flying Horse Ranch features many water elements, including the seasonal flow of Iron Gulch, the spring-fed Crowfoot Creek and three windmills, four wells, and ten stock ponds. The ranch’s magnificent natural beauty combines modern improvements and renovations to create an impressive wedding venue. 

This venue is 14,000 square feet and includes a Great Room with a gas fireplace, a complete bridal suite, a formal buffet room, a ballroom, a gourmet kitchen, and an eight-sided, two-story breakfast nook. The property also features a large groom’s quarters with a wet bar, a full guest suite, and two additional bedrooms with separate bathrooms. 

Flying Horse Ranch can host up to 200 guests. This elegant farm venue offers multiple indoor and outdoor ceremony sites that highlight the beauty of the natural surroundings. The rustic, sleek Barn features an open floor plan, an open-air patio, market lighting, and a stone fireplace. The Ranch House features a gorgeous ballroom where couples and their guests can dance the night away or enjoy the lounge for a relaxing cocktail hour. The venue also includes a bridal suite, grooms’ quarters, a buffet room, and a patio. There is also a wraparound porch that is perfect for wedding day photography. 

The Bridal Suite is a gorgeous space for getting ready and includes a steamer, mini fridge, dining area, lots of natural light, a walk-in closet, elegant decor, outdoor seating, multiple vanities, a champagne bucket, a gown display hook, and the perfect staging for photos. 

The Grooms’ Quarters is a relaxing, inviting space that includes an iron, a pool table, a wet bar, a poker set, shuffleboard, a flatscreen TV, a full bathroom, a full-length mirror, a basketball arcade game, a buck hunter arcade game, as well as a kitchenette with a mini fridge. 

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Photography Opportunities

The elegant Bridal Suite features lots of natural light and is perfectly staged for pre-ceremony photos. The bridal gown display hook is perfect for pictures of the wedding dress. The multiple vanities and elegant decor make the ideal backdrop for getting-ready photos. 

The property also features mountain views, sprawling grasses, trees and greenery, wood elements, elegant drapery, lots of natural light, romantic string lights, horse-and-carriage rides, stunning chandeliers, and wide open spaces. The natural light pours through large windows in the indoor event spaces, and the sun shines brightly in the outdoor venue spaces. 

The ballroom is extensive. Tall ceilings and gorgeous chandeliers make it a beautiful place for reception photos. The large, wraparound veranda is perfect for a first-look photo session. The bridal suite and grooms’ quarters are gorgeous locations for fun getting-ready photos of the wedding party, relaxing, and preparing for the big day’s festivities. 

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Wedding Details

This full-service wedding venue allows couples to host a 12-hour event with exclusive use of the Ranch House and Barn. Additionally, all wedding packages include tables and chairs. Other services include a bridal suite, grooms’ quarters, event planning services, clean up, transportation, the ability to use outside vendors, pet-friendly facilities and wireless internet. If you are still looking for a caterer, then the in-house planners made a preferred caterers list. Above all, this list features trusted caterers to help make your day as you dreamed. 

Flying Horse Ranch also offers a Lodge just 15 minutes south for overnight accommodations. The Lodge contains 28 executive king rooms and 12 double queen rooms for couples and their guests. Each room has tall ceilings and attached outdoor balconies that overlook the 9th fairway or the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Additionally, eight luxury villas are available to rent. 

The all-inclusive package includes a professional wedding planner, a culinary experience, a hosted bar, floral design, entertainment, a wedding cake or dessert bar, linens, china, use of the Ranch House and Barn, an elegant bridal suite, grooms quarters, a one-hour rehearsal, double-sided gas fireplace, a large veranda, a barn patio with market lights, an outdoor wood burning fireplace, multiple photography locations, tables and chairs for up to 200 guests, as well as nearby parking. 

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Flying Horse Ranch Wedding

The Flying Horse Ranch wedding venue is a destination for luxury farm weddings and events in Colorado. Above all, couples can create the wedding of their dreams at Flying Horse Ranch in Larkspur, Colorado, with exceptional amenities, gorgeous grounds, and a spectacular events team committed to fine-tuning every detail. 

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