For pricing and more information about Thunderbird Lake Tahoe Wedding Experiences, please use our Request Pricing form or call (775) 832-8750.

Request Pricing

Access to Thunderbird Lodge is by appointment only. Use the REQUEST PRICING form or call (775) 832-8750 to learn more about Thunderbird Lake Tahoe Wedding Experiences.

Genral Information

Maximum Occupancy at Thunderbird Lodge is 100 attendees.
Maximum Occupancy aboard THUNDERBIRD yacht is 16 passengers.

The following areas may be available for events at Thunderbird Lodge:

  • Indoor Lighthouse Room seats up to 64 persons for dinner, 90 for cocktail seating and dancing.
  • Lakeside lawn seats up to 100 persons for dinner.
  • When lake levels permit, there is a sandy beach.
  • Gazebos, grottoes, and patios may be used for cocktailing and mingling.
  • Onsite commercial kitchen for the chef or caterer.
Castle-for-a-Day
  • Available for wedding ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner events.
  • Maximum 100 attendees.
  • Event planner and event liability insurance is required.
  • Includes rehearsal period day before a wedding ceremony event.
  • Guests must arrive and depart by shuttle coach or commercial watercraft.
  • One dressing room space is available.
  • Must rent portable restroom units for groups in excess of 50 attendees.
  • Venue only and does not include other costs such as catering, planning, furnishings, entertainment, or transportation.
Champagne Ceremony and Elopement Package
  • Maximum 50 attendees.
  • Includes two-hours on-site at Thunderbird Lodge.
  • No outside vendors except photographer, videographer, soloist musician, and officiant.
  • No food or catering service.
  • Thunderbird or client-supplied officiant.
  • Complimentary champagne toast and non-alcoholic beverage service following the ceremony.
  • All attendees arrive dressed and ready for the ceremony; no on-site dressing rooms are available.
Dinner-at-the-Castle
  • Turnkey private dinner experience for 2-16 attendees.
  • Includes welcome reception, estate tour, and gourmet three-course luncheon or dinner menu.
  • Wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages included.
  • For an additional contribution, add a 1-hour ceremony for a complete boutique wedding experience.
  • All diners are served the same pre-selected entrée, typically a surf and turf menu item.
Please Note
  • Thunderbird Lodge and Yacht are closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited on the property and aboard the Yacht.
  • Complimentary docent-guided Estate tours are optionally available for all events.
  • Children aged 6 and under not permitted except by special arrangement.
  • Access to Thunderbird Lodge is by appointment only.
  • A THUNDERBIRD yacht cruise may be added to any event for an additional contribution.

The following vendors accept the unique requirements of working with historic Thunderbird Lodge and THUNDERBIRD yacht.

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