American River Resort Wedding Rates and FAQs

How to Book Your Wedding at ARR

Call us at 530-622-6700 and talk to us. We will answer all your questions and set up an appointment for you to come tour the resort.

Once you've decided to have your ceremony and reception at American River Resort, we'll provide a contract for you to sign which will include all agreed-upon details such as dates, amenities required, number of guests and so forth. We require a 50% deposit at that time.


Please check our events calendar for availability on your desired date. If that day is booked, please call us anyway. Depending on individual circumstances it's possible to host more than one wedding event on the same day at American River Resort.

Events Center Rates

The single-day rate for Events Center wedding and receptions is $2200. Seating capacity is 160 guests plus 8 at head table. Rate includes the following:

  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Twenty (20) 5’ diameter round tables
  • Two (2) 8’ banquet tables
  • One Hundred (100) folding chairs
  • Bar area inside the Events Center
  • Stage (usually used for head table)
  • Fireplace
  • Side Patio Area

Outdoor Rates

Rates for outdoor ceremonies and receptions vary according to location and number of guests. You will need to rent tables, chairs and other furnishings or equipment. The best way to determine costs is to come for a visit. Share with us your vision and we'll help you create a list of everything you'll need so you can plan your budget.

Setup and Takedown

We don't rush you at ARR. We'll give you the time you need for setup and takedown. Your vendors will enjoy our cooperation. Our many years of experience with weddings and receptions helps us anticipate your requirements. Just put your planner and vendors in touch with us if questions arise.

Guest Lodging

American River Resort has six Cabins that accommodate 4 adults each. We also have camping and RV sites. Your guests will find plenty of enjoyment here. There's plenty to do nearby, exploring the American River, Marshall Gold Discovery Site. It's also wonderful in the evenings here. After your eventful day, guests can relax around a campfire and visit. There are several fine restaurants close by, too.