As the oldest state park in Nevada and the site of magnificent sandstone formations, Valley of Fire State Park provides an impressive backdrop for a destination wedding. The state park is located just 50 miles from Las Vegas, near Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam. A wedding at the Valley of Fire is ideal for couples who want something different than typical Las Vegas wedding packages on the Strip.
Many Las Vegas wedding chapels offer Valley of Fire weddings as part of a package. The Always Yours Wedding Chapel offers a Valley of Fire wedding in Las Vegas package that includes limousine transportation from Las Vegas to the Valley of Fire for the bride, groom, and four guests, a wedding at the Valley of Fire with up to 30 guests, a professional photographer, flower arrangements, a video of the ceremony, sparkling cider, and toasting glasses. If it's just the bride and groom participating in the wedding at the Valley of Fire, the Las Vegas chapel will provide a witness free of charge. A wedding reception with a cake and champagne is available for an additional fee.
The Shalimar Wedding Chapel also boasts popular Valley of Fire wedding packages that include all the features you want for your big day, including limousine service for 6-8 people (and more if needed for a nominal fee) and professional video and photography using the best equipment in the business. The only thing it seems is not included is the limo driver's tip, so remember to bring along at least a little cash to seal the deal.
It's possible to arrange Valley of Fire weddings aboard a helicopter. Several wedding chapels in Las Vegas will arrange for the wedding couple, a witness, and a minister to board a helicopter in Las Vegas. Once the helicopter gets airborne, a minister will perform a wedding ceremony or vow renewal ceremony. The helicopter will fly over the Valley of Fire, getting low enough for you to view the bright red rock formations that characterize the park. Depending on which wedding package you choose, the helicopter will then land at the Valley of Fire for a photo session or start flying back to the chapel in Las Vegas.
When looking for wedding chapels that offer Valley of Fire Weddings, make sure to ask whether or not the chapel has the proper license to conduct ceremonies in the Valley of Fire. If the chapel doesn't have the official state license, park authorities can escort the wedding party and guests off of the premises. Due to the heat of the Nevada desert, you may want to consider holding your Valley of Fire wedding in Las Vegas between October and March. The climate is considerably cooler during the winter. You can also get relief from the heat by hosting your wedding at the Valley of Fire during the evening.
No matter which option you choose for you're your Valley of Fire wedding in Las Vegas, weddings at the Valley of Fire are the perfect option for couples who wish to marry in a beautiful desert setting near the array of entertainment options in Las Vegas.