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 Airmen Association
4200 Floatplane Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99502

Indoors: 125

Outdoors: 200

1.5 years

Roughly 6 hours: $700; Full day: $1500; and other hours and prices available.

Watch aircraft fly by on the lake with a beautiful view and surrounding dock.

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 Legends Kenai
River Lodge

37288 Legends Cir.
Soldotna, AK 99672

Indoors: 90

Outdoors: 125+

Up to 2 years in advance

Check online and call for rates and availability.

Romantic river setting big enough for the whole family for a getaway wedding. Entertain with pool and foosball tables, fishing or lawn games outside. Commercial kitchen and bar. Comfortably sleeps 30+.

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


2 options: 75 and 180

Outdoors: 300 max

2-3 years

Average $20 per person.

Lakefront with gardens and magnificent views of Denali.

Alaska Wildlife
Conservation Center

Mile 79 Seward Hwy.
Portage, AK 99587

Indoors: 100-120

A year (plus) in advance

$3000 for the venue rental of Bison Hall.

Includes admission to the center, two flat screen TVs, tables and chairs and garbage cans. Capacity in building is 140; seating is 100-120.

Alpenglow Lodge at Arctic Valley
Mile 7 Arctic Valley Road
Anchorage, AK 99520

Indoors: 215

Outdoors: 300

June 1 for the following year

Weekend $2100; weekdays $1800 (includes tables/chairs); 3 day package $4200; inquire for more options

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

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.

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

PO Box 113

Girdwood, AK 99587


Indoors: Varies

Outdoors: No limit


Customized for your budget; call for details.

Family-owned and operated. Beautiful gardens and
mountain scenery. Free transportation system. Onsite coordinating, tenting and
event equipment included.

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.

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.

Mat-Su Resort

1850 E. Bogard Rd.

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.

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.

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.

Turnagain View Lodge
27301 Seward Hwy.
Indian, AK 99540

Indoors: 30

Outdoors: 100


See website or call for pricing.

Minutes from Anchorage, perfect for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, plus accommodations for family and friends.

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.