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where are you located?

We’re located in Rifle, Colorado. Our address for driving directions is: 4611 County Road 237 Rifle, CO 81650. When you arrive onsite you’ll also see signs for our physical address which is: 468 Open Heart Lane.

we are:

25 Minutes West of Glenwood Springs
1 Hour East of Grand Junction
1.5 Hours West of Aspen
3 Hours West of Denver

What is the venue’s capacity?

Venue Capacity is 200 people maximum

does the venue provide tables and chairs? Are they included with the rental?

Absolutely! We provide twenty-five round tables for guest seating, 6 banquet tables and up to 400 chairs. We have 200 White Resin chairs and 200 Fruitwood chairs. All tables and chairs are included with your rental.

do you setup tables & chairs for my ceremony and reception?

We sure do! Your ceremony and reception tables and chairs will be setup prior to your arrival on the day of your wedding. Your wedding planner and setup team will just need to add decor and your personality!

do you require a day of coordinator?

We do require a Day of Coordinator and trust us, this will be one of the best things about your wedding! You can truly be a guest at your wedding and leave the rest up to your planner. You and your family will be fully present and able to enjoy the big day!

do you require wedding day insurance?

You bet -- Special Event Insurance can be purchased through your own insurance company or through online options like WedSafe and WedSure.

what is your alcohol policy?

Vista View Events provides a list of three professional wedding & event bartending companies that VVE couples will choose from for alcohol service at their wedding.

what is your FOOD POLICY?

You’re welcome to choose a professional wedding & event caterer of your choice! We don’t allow homemade food of any kind or “friends” who want to cater your wedding.

how long do we have the venue on our wedding day?

Beginning in 2020 all couples will have access to the venue from 12pm - 11pm. If you’re booked for a 2019 wedding or event please check your contract for your access time.


Vista View Events loves to give each couple exclusive access to the venue on their wedding day so storing items/setting up at the venue the day prior to your wedding is not doable.

what type of decor is prohibited?

Flammable Liquid (Sterno heat is okay), Confetti or loose glitter of any size, Rice, Silly String, Fake Snow, Faux flower petals may be used inside the venue only.

can we access harvey gap reservoir?

We’re happy to show you the best places to take photos at Harvey Gap! Accessing the reservoir directly from venue property is prohibited.

do you have a damage deposit?

We do! It’s $1,000, is a separate fee from your Venue Rental Fee and is fully refundable according to the provisions in your contract.

who cleans the venue after our wedding?

Vista View Events staff cleans and breaks down after your wedding. You’re required to clean up your personal items, decor and rented decor. This includes clearing the tables so you can get your tables linens :) You’ll take everything with you that you don’t want us to throw away the night of your wedding and we’ll take care of the rest!

when do we have our final walkthrough & ceremony rehearsal?

We’ll send you automated reminders when it’s time to schedule your final walkthrough and your ceremony rehearsal. We typically do final walkthroughs about two weeks before your wedding. The ceremony rehearsal takes place for 1 hour the day before your wedding and the time of the rehearsal is subject to availability.

when do i send my final guest count to vista view events?

We like to have your final guest count at your final walkthrough (two weeks from your wedding day) but we’ll be in communication with you in those final two weeks and are happy to make any last minute adjustments to the guest count.

sounds perfect! Can you summarize everything that is included when i book vista view events?

25, 5' Round Tables
200 White Resin Chairs
200 Fruitwood Chairs
Six, 6-foot banquet tables
10 Cocktail Tables
Indoor & Outdoor Ceremony options
Getting Ready Suite
Exclusive Discount at
Waterfront Patio
Exclusive Venue Use on your Wedding Day
3 Indoor Bathrooms
Outside Vendors Allowed
Vendor Recommendation List
Onsite Venue Manager
Parking + overflow if needed


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