Stunning Views and Romantic Seclusion, Just Minutes from Denver

Coming in Fall 2019

*Building Images are artist renderings*

Denvers Newest Mountain Wedding Venue - North Start Gatherings

The North Star

The building sits atop a ridge in Idaho Springs on 35 acres of pine and aspen forest surrounded by protected Forest Service land. You’ll have the whole mountain to yourself to dance the night away among majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains. Please note this is an artist rendering as we’re currently under construction.


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Imagine your ceremony right here

This is the view from the site of our large ceremony deck where you can say “I do” on the edge of the mountaintop.

Denvers Newest Mountain Wedding Venue - North Start Gatherings

The Main Hall

The main hall is fully lined with windows and view-through doors. You can bring those beloved mountains inside with you while you party the night away in the comfort of a brand-new space. Please note this is an artist rendering as we’re currently under construction.

Denvers Newest Mountain Wedding Venue - North Start Gatherings

Main Hall: Reverse View

Make your debut as a married couple on the grand staircase then toast with your friends by the large built-in bar. Cozy up by the fireplace for some dreamy pinterest-worthy photo ops. Please note this is an artist rendering as we’re currently under construction.

 

Directions coming from Denver/East of Idaho Springs

 

3354 Little Bear Creek Rd Idaho Springs, CO 80223

Please note: this is an active construction site, the building will be complete in August 2019. Google maps has the correct location for the address, but there's two ways to get there. Other GPSs like apple maps and built-in car GPSs will not have the right spot on Little Bear Creek Rd. If you’ve spent any time in the mountains we recommend taking the quicker way through Idaho Springs.

For that you'll turn onto Soda Creek Rd from Miner Street and about a mile after you pass Indian Hot Springs you'll turn left onto a gravel drive-that’s Little Bear Creek Rd. For about 3 miles you'll climb up 12 switchbacks and about 1/4 mile after the 12th you'll see our driveway on the left. We have a white mailbox with the address and a green star on it right now (sign coming soon pending Forest Service approval.) Some GPSs may try to send you down Old Little Bear Creek Rd that turns off of Little Bear Creek rd not long after turning onto it. There’s a sign that says “off road vehicles only, don’t trust your GPS.” Do not go down there, continue up the switchbacks and you will find us on the left after the 12th one.

If you’re not confident driving on mountain roads you may want to take the slightly longer, less windy way through Evergreen. It takes about 10 minutes more but might feel a lot longer because you spend more time on back roads.

For that route you'll get off i70 at Evergreen Parkway Rt 74 South, and go right on Squaw Pass Rd. It is a bit windy but doesn't have back-to-back switchbacks like the other way. It will fork at Squaw Pass and you'll want to bear right onto the gravel 151, NOT left on 103 towards Echo Mountain. Check your odometer here, you’ll go about 3.3 miles on Little Bear Creek from the fork. You'll wind through a mountain neighborhood and the road will fork again-bear LEFT to stay on Little Bear Creek, do NOT go right/straight as this puts you on OLD Little Bear Creek that gets very rough, especially in the winter. There’s a cement structure on the right with a large green arrow that says “To I70,” this is where you want to stay left to stay on Little Bear Creek Rd. The road passes a few homes and parks and after about 3.3 miles you'll see a white mailbox for the property on the right. If you hit a switchback you've gone too far. This way does have somewhat patchier cell service after you turn off of Squaw Pass but picks up again right by our driveway.

Whatever you do, don't let the GPS fool you into taking Old Little Bear Creek Rd (155). It's just a jeep trail and the forest service road that somewhat connects it to the property is not really drive-able. We're working with Google to try to get that off the map since it's not really a road. Periodically it shows up as an option, so avoid at all costs! If you're unsure feel free to call, there's good cell service at the building. 

Please wear boots or secure shoes as the terrain is still rough up there. Dress warmly as it’s usually about ten degrees cooler up there than downtown Idaho Springs, and be sure to drink extra water to support your body at altitude!