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Unforgettable Weddings in Utah

Plan your big day at Sorrel River

Make memories to last a lifetime with a picture-perfect wedding at Sorrel River Ranch. The picturesque backdrop of desert mesas and towering red rock buttes provides the perfect setting for any ceremony, no matter how large, small, intimate or inclusive you want your special day to be.

Embrace the individuality of your Utah destination wedding by working with our team of experts to customize the catering and décor of your reception and ceremony. The versatility of our event spaces and dining venues makes it easy to create the ideal atmosphere, whether you want to channel our relaxed ranch ambiance or craft a more elegant setting. The intimate scale of Sorrel River Ranch means you can rent the property for a few days of laid-back fun alone with your family and best friends, and our broad menu of group activities will keep your wedding party busy all weekend.

For more information on Sorrel River Ranch offerings – including Laid Back Rehearsal Dinners, Full Ranch Wedding Buyouts or a Destination Adventure-Honeymoon, contact us at weddings@sorrelriver.com or submit an RFP and start planning your wedding affair in Moab!

Engagements and Honeymoons:

If you are looking for a romantic spot to celebrate your engagement or an intimate Utah honeymoon destination, look no further than Sorrel River Ranch.

Nestled against the majestic red rocks of Moab and considered one of the most breathtaking outdoor adventure destinations in the southwest, soon-to-be grooms have a multitude of settings and locations from which to choose when creating that unforgettable moment. Maybe it’s a Geocaching adventure where GPS is utilized to located the “treasured ring” in an outdoor treasure hunt; or a romantic horseback ride among Sorrel’s scenic plateaus where the groom can choose his backdrop and offer the “karats” to his fiancé (carrots will also be provided for the horses); or maybe it’s a quiet night of stargazing, beginning with a professional astronomy guide to help chart your course under the vast southern star-filled Utah sky, followed by a romantic s’mores roast along the riverbank. The choices are endless and the professional team at Sorrel River Ranch delights in helping make every proposal as adventurous, creative or simple as need be at the most romantic of Utah engagement locations!

Even if you celebrate your engagement and wedding close to home, consider spending your honeymoon at the “Top Adventure Destination” in the world. Aptly awarded the title by Frommers.com, Moab, Utah provides daytime adventure and starlit night skies, while Sorrel River Ranch offers the luxury and service for a romantic honeymoon destination. Our River View Spa Suites are perfect for couples seeking privacy in a beautiful setting. Enjoy a romantic couple’s massage at the Spa at Sorrel River Ranch to enhance an afternoon of your active adventure honeymoon. Arrange a private Chef’s Table for dinner one evening at the River Grill and end the night under the expansive starry sky with a s’mores cookout by the campfire. Honeymoons were meant to be filled with memories – let us help you create one to last a lifetime!

Testimonials

From bride Jennifer Swiatek:

“Trying to describe our wedding at Sorrel Ranch has us reaching beyond Webster’s range of words. They simply do not seem quite good enough. Not nearly.

Shon & I choose the Sorrel River Ranch with some hesitation since although we travel from Vermont to Moab quite often, we have never been to the property. We know we wanted our intimate wedding of 11 to be something that would not only engrave in our families why Moab means so much to us…. but also treat them to an overdose of raw stunning landscapes and a shamefully exquisite feast.

This was achieved and then… it went above.

Every Bride and Groom has an image in their head what they want their wedding day to be like. You play out every detail in your mind. By your actual day it is perhaps bordering on unrealistic.Well…. this not only matched our vision… it blew it away.

The initial contact with Nina made us at ease. She was so enthusiastic! She helped us with every detail, sent us photos and options , entertained every question promptly and without tire through the entire process.

Something that was of utmost importance to both my Husband and I was the meal.We both try to outdo each other in the kitchen and we often revolve our travels around food experiences. We came up with an intense food menu and presented it to Chef Henry. Honestly we were concerned that he would find it a bit lofty. His response made us smile from ear to ear as he was just as excited as us and wanted to know if he had “play” room. We said ” Go for it ”

He took our menu and morphed it into the most thrilling , vibrant, sensational meal of our lives. It was intensely remarkable. Our families almost applauded with each course that came out…. the thought and work, and clear love of Farm to Table dining was so apparent. It was food in the most beautiful state. Henry & his team are artists and everyone was just floored .The composition on each plate was a dance of color, texture and culinary thoughtfulness.

Courses such as : ( to list a few)

- Compressed watermelon skewer,with basil caviar, spring radish, banyuls vinegar, sea salt, micro basil and balsamic reduction

- Chicken and waffle bites with assorted pepper jellies, pecan maple glaze and micro kale

- Saffron sous vide pork belly, green tomato marmalade, roasted beet pearls, petite greens, red veined sorrel and sea salt

- Mushroom and sun flower tea, garnished with cayenne oil, and sunflower shoots

- Thyme and duck fat sous vide beef tenderloin, duck fat mashed potatoes, port demi glace and petite greens

- Dessert of a house made waffle cone with a scoop of Ice cream they made from local honey. This was served in a Champagne glass with berries in the bottom alongside our Cairn shaped wedding cake.

The Service.
We did not felt like it was a “job” to the Staff. We felt like we were guests in a good friends home. Everyone was so welcoming and genuine. We cannot express how much we appreciated how they made us and our families feel. By the end we were opening our homes to any one of them who might want to journey to Vermont !

We finished with S’mores by the fire… Shon and I looked around at the smiles of our guests… the chatter about the event and the joy they had for us.
Perfect is not good enough. It is just not. It was the best day of our lives and we owe a major part of that to this wonderful wonderful place and its gracious Hosts.

We will be returning for many Anniversaries. Thank you all.”