The Reception Guide lists Alaska's top reception sites and is designed
to help you find a reception site that suits your wedding style,
personal taste, guest list and budget.



Admiral's Place

9350 Independence Dr.

Anchorage, AK 99507


Indoors: 110

1 year

See website or call for pricing.

Stunning decor, spectacular views, easy parking, catering kitchen, audio-visual, weddings, corporate meetings, seminars, luncheons and parties.

Alaska Aviation Museum

4721 Aircraft Dr.

Anchorage, AK 99502


Indoors: 120

Outdoors: 300

1 year

Rental fee: $250 per hour for the main hangar and theater; $200 per hour for the additional 2 exhibit hangars.

Caterer of your choice, indoor and outdoor options on Lake Hood

Alaska Heavenly Lodge

34950 Blakley Ct.
PO Box 634

Cooper Landing, AK 99572


Indoors: 30

Outdoors: 100


Cost varies; call for details

Alaskan-style lodge, mountain/river views, manicured lawns, hot tub, sauna, billiards, fire pit, full kitchen, table/chairs, honeymoon suite. Sleeps 25.

Alaska Native Heritage Center

8800 Heritage Center Dr.

Anchorage, AK 99504


Indoors: 300

Outdoors: 300

Check for availability

$1800 for evening facility rental plus food/beverages.

Full catering. Free parking. Great for outdoor ceremonies by lake. Theater available, seats 100.

Alaska Sunset View Resort

5322 S. Big Lake Rd.

Big Lake, AK 99652


Outdoors: 300


Average $50 per person sit down dinner; $2500-$3000 site rental average.

Lakefront, gardens, pavilion, gazebo, acre of landscaped grounds beautifully manicured with great views of Denali and the Alaska sunsets.

Alpenglow Lodge

Mile 7 Arctic Valley Road

PO Box 200546

Anchorage, AK 99520


Indoors: 200

Outdoors: 300

June 1 for the following year

Weekend: $2100, Weekdays: $1,800 (includes tables/chairs); 3-day pkg: $3700; check website for more options.

Natural setting in Chugach State Park with mountain views and an option for chairlift rides.

Alpine Rose Inn

3105 N. Talbot Cir

Wasilla, AK 99654


Indoors: 40

Outdoors: 120


$2000 (24hr rental) Includes all public interior space, grounds, and suite. Additional rooms and rentals available.

Manicured lawn and landscaping with mountain views. Craftsman-style inn with dining and event room.

Alyeska Resort

1000 Arlberg Ave.

Girdwood, AK 99587


Indoors: 200
Outdoors: 200

1 year

$75-$100 per person.

Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier wedding destination featuring panoramic glacier, mountain and water views and luxurious accommodations.

Anchorage Parks & Recreation Kincaid Park

9401 W. Raspberry Rd.

Anchorage, AK 99502


Indoors: 450

Outdoors: 200

1 year

$80 per hour for the North Assembly Room.

North view, tables and chairs on site, self catering permitted, multiple rooms and deck available.

Bayshore Clubhouse

3131 Amber Bay Loop

Anchorage, AK 99515


Indoors: 150
Outdoors: 150

Up to 2 years

Cost varies. Call for details at 907-522-4910.

Beautiful chalet event room with dance floor and fireplace, kitchen, tables/chairs, deck/BBQ, mountain/lake view, plus bridal dressing suite. No corkage fees.

Chena Hot Springs Resort

PO Box 58740

Fairbanks, AK 99711

907-451-8104, ext. 1904

Indoors: 150

Outdoors: 250


Cost varies; call for details.

440 acres of pristine wilderness set in Alaska's only year round 100+ year old natural hot springs resort. Aurora Ice Museum is a one-of-a-kind location.

Crow Creek Mine

601 Crow Creek Rd.

Girdwood, AK 99587


Indoors: Up to 120 in the pavilion

Outdoors: No limit

2 years

Cost varies – you provide food and beverage, we take care of everything else.

Unique “Alaskan” National Historic Site. Mountains, gardens, scenery, friendly staff, free roundtrip shuttle service to Girdwood.

Driftwood Inn & Lodge

135 W. Bunnell Ave.

Homer, AK 99603


Indoors: 150

Outdoors: 150


Call for estimate.

Beautiful setting overlooking Kachemak Bay and Bishop's Beach. Convenienty located in Historic Old-Town Homer.

Hilltop Ski Area

7015 Abbott Rd.

Anchorage, AK 99507


Indoors: 200

Outdoors: 200


$1100 (8 hr rental; 200-person capacity) = $5.50/person (food not included)

Great venue for indoor or outdoor weddings and receptions. Plenty of free parking.

Historic Anchorage Hotel

330 E. St.

Anchorage, AK 99501

907-272-4553 or toll-free:

Indoors: 120

1 year

Site rental based on number of guests: $250-$1500.

Historic bar with antiques, bar tables, bar stools, built-in dance floor.

Hotel Captain Cook

939 W. 5th Ave.

Anchorage, AK 99501


Indoors: 550

Up to 1 year in advance

Cost varies dependent upon the event; average dinner is $50 per person.

Downtown Anchorage's most prestigious wedding and reception site. An experience out of the ordinary.

The Lakefront Anchorage

4800 Spenard Rd.

Anchorage, AK 99517


Indoors: 170
Outdoors: 170


Cost varies; call for details.

Alaskan lodge with indoor/outdoor venue spaces, including a dock on Lake Hood. Pets welcome!

Land's End Resort

4786 Homer Spit Rd.

Homer, AK 99603

907-235-0400 or 800-478-0400

Indoors: 200

Outdoors: 200+


Average sit-down 3-course meal: $40 per person; site fee: $500-$1000.

Full catering and event coordination services, dance floor, stage, spa, endless pool, outdoor hot tub, discounted ERA airfare, shuttle, beach access, exquisite panoramic views, A/V equipment.

Majestic Valley Lodge

Mile 114.9 Glenn Hwy.

16162 West Glenn Hwy.

Sutton, AK 99674


Indoors: 125

Outdoors: 225+

Up to 12 months

Full course sit-down dinner averages $34 per person

6000 square foot, hand-scribed log lodge overlooks the Chugach and Talkeetna mountains.

Mat-Su Resort
1850 E. Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK 99654

Indoors: 150

Outdoors: 150

1 year

Cost varies depending on size. Call for details.

Beautiful lake view with indoor/outdoor venue spaces including covered pavilion. Full service catering and guest accommodations.

Paradise Alaska

16105 East Outer Spring Lp

Palmer, AK 99645

907-775-6360 or 907-775-6359

Outdoors: 250+


Weekdays: $750 per day; Weekends: $1000/1 day, $1750/2 days, $2200/3 days

Beautiful backdrop of Pioneer Peak, 2 acres of grass, private/gated setting, electricity, wedding party dressing area, prep kitchen, flexible set-up and take down.

Settlers Bay Lodge

5801 S. Knik Goose Bay Rd.

PO Box 877868

Wasilla, AK 99687


Indoors: 250


The cost for buffet ranges from $21-$39 and for a plated dinner $24-$32.

Three meeting rooms with view of Cook Inlet or Chugach Mountains that can accommodate small groups or up to 250 people. Just 45 miles from Anchorage.

Thirty Six Bistro & Catering

1000 E 36th Ave.

Anchorage, AK 99508


Indoors: 70, Kenya Room; 120, Lounge

1 year

$25-$40 per person

Local products, handcrafted food, personal menus and service.

Viking Hall Inc.

8141 Briarwood St.

Anchorage, AK 99518


Indoors: 150


$900 per day to $1500 per day, depending on season and day of week.

Mountain views, large dance floor, fireplace, with tables and chairs. Full kitchen for self- or hired catering. Centrally located and lots of parking.