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Local Wedding Vendors
There is no better place on the planet to get married than Sun Valley and its surroundings. To make sure your nuptials are nothing shy of magical, here are some of the Valley’s finest wedding vendors.
Chic Nail + Beauty Bar
fAffordable luxury with top-of-the-line products for natural nail and glowing skin care. Indulge your senses and experience a complete beauty bar with facials, waxing, manis and pedis, spray tan and Happy Hour Fridays. Come pamper your feet, hands and face on your special day!
208.788.1355 / www.chicnailandbeautybar.com
Judith McQueen Entertaining
Judith McQueen Entertaining’s events exemplify the quintessential Sun Valley experience. From classic destination weddings to memorable local fare, we provide world-class catering and event coordination—making your entire experience weightless and, more importantly, fun for all.
208.788.7716 / www.judithmcqueen.com
Weddings are very special events and create memories that last a lifetime. There are numerous decisions, from the overall theme to the littlest details of the table setting. Let Riccabona’s Catering guide you through every step, from designing a delicious menu to arranging for every detail of your celebration. With experience in hosting a number of events, we can accommodate any size, theme, and individual requirement. We will work closely with you to create your memorable experience.
208.721.7808 / www.riccabonas.com
Toni's Ice Cream
Exquisite, eclectic, exceptional and handmade in Sun Valley, Idaho. Toni’s Sun Valley Ice Cream company offers a myriad of ice cream options—from lovely herbal-infused delights such as honey chamomile and rose petal ice creams—to traditional chocolate chip. Whether the event is for 20 or 2,000, Toni’s Ice Cream promises a unique, delectable experience that your guests will not soon forget.
208.720.6251 / www.sunvalleyicecream.com
Natural beauty and romantic design are brought together to create the perfect secluded mountain venue. Nestled in the Sawtooth Mountains, Galena Lodge offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon or a small intimate dinner. A unique mountain setting with incredible handcrafted food.
208.726.4010 / www.galenalodge.com
Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch
Privacy and breathtaking natural beauty create the picture-perfect setting for your wedding or private party at historic Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch. Charming accommodations, excellent cuisine and a gracious staff provide a perfect celebration event. Martha Stewart Weddings named IRMR an outstanding wedding destination venue.
208.774.3544 / www.idahorocky.com
Sun Valley Resort
Whether you envision your special day as a quiet retreat in the mountains or a celebration as spectacular as the setting, Sun Valley’s wedding services can help bring your dream wedding to life. We offer a number of wonderful locations, both indoors and out, that add an unmistakable natural beauty to your occasion.
208.622.2101 / www..sunvalley.com
Luxurious comfort and unmatched hospitality create the perfect setting for you and your out-of-town guests. Enjoy spacious rooms with luxurious triple sheeting for effortless enjoyment and a refreshing night’s stay. Our locations place you steps away from fine dining and shopping, making us the place to stay in the Wood River Valley.
The Wood River Inn: 877.542.0600 / www.thewoodriverinn.com
The Tamarack Lodge: 800.521.5379 / www.tamaracksunvalley.com
Wild Horse Creek Ranch
If you’re looking for a supreme Idaho wedding experience, look no further than the Wild Horse Creek Ranch. Nestled in the incomparably picturesque Copper Basin, just 20 miles east of Sun Valley, the ranch is located in one of the West’s most spectacular and serene landscapes. Whether it’s for your next group retreat, or for a truly unique and unforgettable Western wedding, the Wild Horse Creek Ranch is waiting. Come, be inspired in the Pioneer Mountains of central Idaho, at a guest ranch that offers the authentic West.
208.588.2575 / www.wildhorsecreekranch.net
Whiskey’s Upstairs offers a full-service bar and spacious room where you can host up to 240 people. Two decks boast Ketchum’s best views of Baldy and Dollar Mountain for your summer- time event. The perfect spot for your wedding reception or welcoming party. We have a large projector, excellent sound system, amazing staff, decadent food ... It’s all here at Whiskey’s Upstairs. www.whiskeyjacques.com
Photo: Kristin Cheatwood
EVENT PLANNING & RENTALS
A-List weddings – Ashley Dyer
Recently engaged? Are you or someone you know getting ready for their big day? A-List Weddings is dedicated to making those special occasions effortless and extraordinary! Offering complete wedding and event planning, we will help you envision your day and take care of every detail to perfection. We look forward to hearing from you.
208.720.5764 / www.alistweddings.com
Absolute Weddings is a full-service wedding and event planning business that has been operating and making dreams come true in this Valley for over 10 years. We will help you with all details, from invitations and save-the-dates, to appointments, vendor selection and budgeting. Absolute Weddings’ hands-on approach allows you to relax and enjoy this special time with friends and family, and we will take over all details to make your event, day and experience stress-free.
208.720.4713 / www.amandaseaward.com
Barbara’s Party Rentals
With 25 years of experience, Barbara’s Party Rentals has everything you need to make your special event perfect. Classic and transparent tents, wedding and party planning, beer and wine sales, tables, chairs, linens, dance floors, and casual to elegant place settings and clever accessories to personalize every detail. They’re the local know-it-alls that you can trust to deliver quality to your event.
208.726.3778 / www.barbaraspartyrental.com
Heather Minor Events offers creative wedding planning and event planning services that will help you create an event that reflects your own personality and style. We are here to make your magical day a reality from start to finish. Our proven approach ensures that your event will be meticulously planned and perfectly executed so you can sit back and enjoy. We look forward to working, with your help, to plan your big day or next event.
208.309.1014 / www.heatherminorevents.com
At That’s Entertainment, we believe that every wedding should be as one-of-a-kind as the bride and groom at the center of it. We carry a wide variety of everything from tent styles to china to specialty linens to help you create a setting that is uniquely your own. 30 guests or 300, simple or sumptuous—we will work with you to bring your vision to life.
208.726.8800 / www.thatsentertainmentsv.com
Ketchum Flower offers beautiful fresh-cut flowers and tasteful arrangements for your wedding day. The store has created strong bonds within the community and continues to exude a vibrant, local feel.
208.622.7364 / www.ketchumflower.com
Primavera Plants and Flowers is Sun Valley’s premier florist specializing in weddings, parties, and home décor. Orchid plants, blooming and foliage plants, baskets, candles, pottery and planters. Gourmet gift baskets, fresh, silk and dried flower arrangements. We deliver and wire flowers anywhere.
208.726.7788 / www.primaverasunvalley.com
Sue Bridgman Florist
Specializing in innovative and stylish floral design, Sue Ellen Bridgman Florist is the leading floral design studio in the Sun Valley/Ketchum area. Our reputation for quality and service is built on years of creating beautiful and spectacular weddings, parties, conventions, and distinctive events. From the exotic and bold, to the simple and elegant, we can do it all.
208.725.0606 / www.bridgmanweddings.com
Tara Bella Floral Designs
Tara Bella specializes in beautiful destination weddings and eye-popping special events. Celebrated for her unique style and meticulous attention to detail, Tara Ooms and her talented staff tailor custom elegant floral designs for every occasion. Ooms’ passion for flowers shines through with the grace and hospitality that only a true Southern belle could possess.
208.788.4046 / www.tarabellaflowers.com
Black Pine Photography
Focusing on creative, artistic and candid photography that captures the elements of true emotion in the moments that tell your story. Based in Sun Valley and Boise; Available for destination weddings worldwide.
208.630.3610 / www.blackpinephotography.com
Christine Olsen specializes in capturing families, brides and children in the most beautiful and authentic way that they are. With an easygoing and fun style, she will capture all your special moments on your big day (and every day), from candid hugs and kisses to impeccably beautiful portraits.
208.720.8809 / www.christineolsenphotography.com
I am a documentary photographer at heart, but to me photographing weddings is more than simply capturing the moments before me. Providing truly great images goes beyond technical expertise. It requires insight, intuition and the ability to connect on an emotional level. Success, for me, is measured by the amount of laughter and tears my images provoke. My goal is to create images that are bold, authentic and enduring. As a wedding photographer, I am devoted not only to creating spectacular images, but also to ensuring a wonderful experience for my clients.
208.788.2849 / www.devkhalsaphotography.com
Kirsten Shultz Photography
An award-winning editorial and wedding lifestyle photographer, unobtrusively documenting the beauty of the day as it unfolds. Available in Sun Valley and worldwide.
208.481.0138 / www.ksweddings.com
Travis Jones Photography
Weddings are filled with laughter, tears, beauty and joy. With a unique style informed by both fashion and documentary work, Travis captures world-class images of the people, the setting, the details and the magic that come together to make the day one you will never forget.
208.721.8579 / www.jonesphotosv.com
Photo: Dev Khalsa
REGISTRY & GIFTS
Girl Friday provides the Valley with eclectic, affordable gifts and awe-inspiring clothing. Located in the same building as Ketchum Flower, the store has created strong bonds within the community and continues to exude a vibrant, local feel.
208.622.7364 / www.ketchumflower.com
JAM Designs Jewelry
Julie Anne Molema (JAM Designs) first discovered her love for jewelry at age 12 when she got her ears pierced at Castletons in Salt Lake City. In 2010, Julie founded JAM Designs to take her passion for sparkly things a step further. Today, her creations translate into reasonably priced, hand-crafted items that make an instant impression. Make all of your wedding day dreams come true and work directly with Julie to create custom wedding party jewelry.
208.928.7506 / www.jamdesignsjewelry.com
STATIONARY & INVITATIONS
Celebrating in Sun Valley? Let Willow Papery help. A full-service stationery boutique, Willow Papery carries a wide range of invitations, gifts, greeting cards, wrapping paper, ribbon and Kristy Logan Jewelry. We’re also here to assist with last-minute printing needs: menu cards, place cards, gift tags and so much more.
208.726.0456 / www.willowpapery.com