Top 5 Lakefront Wedding Spots in South Lake Tahoe

By: Lake Tahoe Staff

Whether it’s an intimate forest gathering by tea lights or a dramatic gala on the beach — spring and summer wedding celebrations in Lake Tahoe guarantees a stunning, picture-perfect backdrop for one of the most important days in your life.

Tying the knot? Check out these lakefront wedding options:

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Edgewood Tahoe – Talk about memorable! Overlooking the lake from 20 yards, Edgewood Tahoe’s sweeping outdoor deck overlooks the calm Tahoe water and is a favorite location for the ceremony. The clubhouse has two banquet facilities and can accommodate groups from 100-250. Edgewood’s wedding specialists can recommend local vendors for music, cake, florist, photographer and officiate.


Valhalla at Lake Tahoe – The rustic chic wedding spot at Valhalla’s Grand Hall combines majestic Old Tahoe charm with incredible lake views that provide for picturesque weddings. Known for its magnificent indoor fireplace, the Grand Hall offers a unique South Shore location for ceremonies, receptions and other wedding-related group functions.

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Zephyr Cove Resort  Imagine a wedding setting with breathtaking views of crystal blue Lake Tahoe in an environment that embraces recreation and togetherness. Vows are exchanged either on the beach or onboard a paddle-wheeler, with a sunset option. Zephyr Cove Resort and Lake Tahoe Cruises is a place that invites newlyweds and families to celebrate the occasion and beauty of Tahoe’s natural surroundings.

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Our Wedding, Emerald Bay | Photo by Patrick Frost

Emerald Bay  The most iconic spot at Lake Tahoe is also one of the most popular places to get married. With 600 acres of state park and Emerald Bay as the backdrop, the ceremony-only venue captures the essence of Lake Tahoe’s pristine natural beauty. Whether it’s cliffside or from two scenic lookout points, this venue is spectacular any time for casual and small-group weddings. Want to get married at Emerald Bay? Contact the Special Events Coordinator at 530) 523-3505 or Permit information to have your wedding on National Forest Lands here.

Regan Beach  Tucked in a quaint park in the heart of South Shore is Regan Beach, a beautiful grassy knoll with giant old-growth Jeffrey Pines and on a beach overlooking the lake. The ceremony-only location holds about 80 guests and provides one of the most romantic settings Lake Tahoe has to offer.

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