Black Butte Ranch
What is your capacity for receptions?
Our stunning outdoor venue with sweeping mountain, lake and meadow views is ideal for up to 200 guests. Our indoor space comfortably accommodates intimate celebrations of 60-125.
What is your price range for plated dinners? For buffet?
Black Butte Ranch offers a variety of options, from appetizer enhancements and buffet menus to four course plated dinners. Our customized farm-to-table menus range from $28.00 - $65.00/person. Our buffet menus range in price from $31 - $53. Pricing does not include applicable service charge of 21%.
What is the room rental fee?
Ceremony site fees at Black Butte Ranch range from $1500 - $4250 depending on day of ceremony, time of year, number of guests and menu selections. This fee includes nearly everything you need to make your day a memorable success.
Am I required to use your food, beverages, and serving attendants? Or do you allow outside caterers?
Our rental fee includes all service staff, including setup and teardown labor as well as service staff including licensed bartenders. We proudly provide your distinctive Northwest cuisine (crafted into a custom menu at the complimentary food tasting with our Chef), along with beverages for your event. You may bring in your own wedding cake as well as your own wine and champagne for a standard corkage fee.
What is your cake-cutting fee?
Our pastry chef can create one-of-a-kind masterpieces based on your vision (cake tastings are also included - usually the groom's favorite part of wedding planning!). Our professional staff cuts and serves our cakes at no additional charge. If you choose to bring your own dessert, we request a $2.00/person cake cutting fee.
What time do you close?
Celebrations conclude at 10:00 pm at Black Butte Ranch. This allows ample time to enjoy the day, as ceremonies typically begin at 2:00 or 3:00 pm.
Is there adequate parking available?
There is ample parking for guests at Black Butte Ranch
Do you have a PA system?
While we do not have sound equipment onsite, we work closely with area professional and can provide a preferred vendor list to complement and enhance your occasion.
Do you have overnight accommodations available?
Your guests will appreciate attending a memorable celebration and lodging in tastefully decorated accommodations. There are over 120 vacation homes at Black Butte Ranch—ranging from private lodge rooms and 2-3 bedroom condos to expansive homes for multiple families to share. Homes are situated throughout the Ranch’s unspoiled harmonious setting—with easy access to golf, tennis, dining, bike paths and spa. We can also assist you in reserving multiple homes within close proximity to one another so your wedding party and guests can convene easily. Group lodging blocks are simple to establish and offer great advantages for guests.
Do you have ceremony space?
We are a full service ceremony and reception venue, with many stunning, scenic outdoor options for ceremony sites.
Is there anything else you would like me to know?
In addition to our spectacular, one-of-a-kind wedding venue and numerous lodging options, Black Butte Ranch offers abundant onsite amenities so you and your guests will also enjoy an authentic Central Oregon vacation experience. At Black Butte Ranch, you can enjoy two championship golf courses, 18 miles of paved hiking and biking trails, award winning restaurants and a full-service day spa offering facials, manicures, pedicures and massages. Other options for guests to enjoy during their stay include a fitness center, hot tub, steam room, Bocce Ball courts, horseshoes, sand volleyball, tennis, Frisbee golf, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding and more.