The Jackson Hole Golf And Tennis Club Wedding Venue

bride and groom at jackson hole golf and tennis club wedding by adrian wayment photo

If you’re looking for a wedding venue in Jackson Hole with amazing food and beautiful views, look no further than Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club (JHGTC). With private event tents overlooking the golf course, a breathtaking Grand Teton backdrop and on-site catering by the North Grille Restaurant, your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club wedding day will be unforgettable. In this guide, I’ll outline venue information such as site fees, food, vendors and more! If you’re still looking for a wedding photographer, fill out this form and let’s talk about your wedding details! I’m here to be a guide and resource for you throughout your wedding planning process, and would love nothing more than to be your photographer. Let’s get to it!

 

Site Fee & Amenities

The Event Tent is available May through September on Saturday’s only. It holds a minimum of 65 guests and a maximum of 200 guests seated with a dance floor. There is a music curfew of 10 pm per the Teton County noise ordinance. The site is $15,000 and includes:

  • 80’ X 50’ tent: fully lined (silk liner); 2 sides cathedral, 2 sides solid white; fully retractable fully lit with dimmers (amber gels)
  • 12 – 20amp breakers on site
  • concrete paver floor
  • tables: 72” rounds, 60” rounds, 8’ banquet tables, cocktail tables
  • bar setup and staff chairs (classic white folding w / cushioned seat)
  • outdoor lawn furniture
  • 21 X 21 dance floor
  • tent heaters (2 floor heaters)
  • outdoor ceremony site (bad weather backup is on Events Terrace)
  • easy access for catering equipment
  • plenty of parking
  • onsite restrooms
  • the ceremony is included in the site fee
  • power available on site
  • complimentary welcome refreshments (iced tea, lemonade, & water)
  • bad weather backup site included for no additional fee (can seat ~80 guests and is then standing room only)

It’s important to note that for your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club wedding, as a member based country club, JHGTC does not allow wedding clients to use any facilities other than the Event Tent and ceremony space. You are allowed a practice walkthrough for your ceremony the day prior to your event. However, this should be coordinated with your wedding planner.

Set Up/Clean Up Fee

There is a one-time fee covering setup, clean-up, and event coordination. Sales tax and service fee do not apply to this charge. The cost is

  • $300 – less than 50 guests
  • $500 – 50 to 100 guests
  • $750 – 100 to 150 guests
  • $1000 – 150 to 200 guests

 

Vendors At Your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Wedding

At JHGTC, licensed wedding coordinators are required to facilitate the scheduling and execution of your event, and a full service wedding planner is a contractual requirement. “Day-of” coordination is not permitted, and they strongly recommend using a local wedding planner familiar with local vendors and their venue. To view a list of preferred wedding planners, check out this list. There are more recommended vendors such as DJ’s, bands, transportation, florists and more on the list. The vendor list is provided as a reference and intended only as examples and not as a list of recommended or mandated options.

 

Food & Beverage

Our Catering team will assist you in coordinating all food and beverage details, menu design, venue set-up, and assist with other aspects of your wedding experience at the Club. JHGTC prides itself on culinary creativity and offers an extensive array of menu items to choose from. Or we can completely custom-design a menu for you, along with your choice of beverages. JHGTC does not offer wedding tastings. To get a sense of their chef’s style, presentation, service and quality, join them for dinner in their North Grille restaurant! To view their menu and beverage choices, check out this guide. There is a minimum food & beverage expenditure of $100 per person in addition to the site fee. A common questions is: Can we have an outside caterer provide food and/or beverages? At JHGTC, they do not allow outside caterers for alcohol. They do, however, allow you to bring in an outside caterer for food, and there is a $5,000 additional fee for doing so.

 

Wedding Activities For Your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Wedding

Take advantage of hosting your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club wedding reception next to their driving range by including lawn games for your guests and kids!! They offer corn hole, life-sized Jenga, ladder toss, and croquet for $50 each.

 

Other Important FAQs

Can I hang chandeliers or lights from the inside of the tent?

Yes. There are four hooks available to use on the main roof beam, each hook has a maximum capacity of 200 lbs.

Are fireworks and/or sparklers allowed?

No, fireworks and/or sparklers, nor confetti or the like are not allowed per county fire restrictions.

How far away is the Club from the Town of Jackson?

Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club is 8 miles north of the Jackson Hole Town Square, about a 10 minute drive.

Should I estimate high or low on attendance for my reception?

The most consistent occurrence with events planned in Jackson Hole is the numbers of attendees – they almost always exceed the numbers planned! Everyone wants to visit Jackson Hole (for good reason!!!), and a wedding usually justifies making the trip. Be sure to plan and budget accordingly.

Is there somewhere in the Club where the bride can get dressed?

No. They encourage you to come to the club ready for your ceremony and following reception.

What about a rehearsal dinner at the Club?

JHGTC only allows outside events on Saturdays; if your rehearsal dinner falls on a Saturday we’d be happy to consider hosting your event!

Do you have a hotel on-site for our guests?

Although there is no hotel on-site, our sister properties are Jackson Lake Lodge and Jenny Lake Lodge, located in Grand Teton National Park. The Club would be happy to make recommendations for your lodging.

 

 

Securing Your Date For Your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Wedding

How do I secure wedding and function space?

Contact Steve Cole, Sales & Marketing Director, at scole@vailresorts.com and/or 307-733-7787, for availability, pricing, and a contract. The signed contract, along with the advance deposit, is required to confirm your booking.

How much advance deposit is required?

An advance payment equal to the site fee is required within one month of receiving the event agreement to secure your reservation.

When do I need to pay the balance?

F&B Minimum is due 3 weeks prior to your event. The remaining balance is due within 30 days before the conclusion of the event. Cash, check, American Express, Discover, Visa or MasterCard are acceptable forms of payment.

What is the sales tax in Wyoming? What is the gratuity amount required?

A 6% sales tax and 21% service charge will be added to all food and beverage charges.

Can the Club host the wedding ceremony? What is the cost?

Yes, the Club would be happy to host your ceremony and the fee is included in your Event Tent Site Fee! If you choose to have your ceremony elsewhere, however, that will not reduce the site fee. JHGTC does not offer “ceremony only” services.

 

Your Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club Wedding Photographer

In conclusion, I hope this guide was helpful as you navigate the wedding planning process. I have multiple other resources on my blog if you’re planning a Jackson Hole wedding or elopement that I’ll link below. As mentioned before, I’d love to be your wedding photographer! Contact me, and I’ll answer any questions that you have, wedding related or not. 🙂 happy venue shopping!!

(plus there’s more on the blog!!!)

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