Learn more about hosting a wedding the Mad River Valley.

No matter the season of your upcoming wedding, the Mad River Valley provides a setting that fits your individual style. A wintertime mountaintop with pristine snow, or meadow filled with dancing flowers, or a glorious fall wedding with a blazing maple backdrop are all there – waiting for you. One of the best reasons of choosing the Mad River Valley for your wedding location is not only the easily accessible, central location, it’s that your guests will be able to make an extended visit to explore the area, attend events, partake of local foods, peruse local artisans’ galleries, play golf, ski, hike, bike, walk and amble.

Here is a list of categories of vendors for easy access:

Wedding Venues





Wedding in The Mad River ValleyHair & Makeup


Rehearsal Dinner Venues


  • Alex Budney: DJ and Bass Player for several bands, can help with anything music related. . .from booking a band or a DJ, to Sound System rental and staffing!


Catered Bar Service

  • Hyde Away Catered Bar Service:
    Providing beverage catering services for over 25 years. Our experience, reliability and on-site management have resulted in an impeccable reputation for outstanding and professional service.

Justice of the Peace

Greg Trulson – Officiant/Justice of the Peace
Whether it is an intimate elopement or a large event, Greg works with each couple to customize and personalize your ceremony.  Services include: the marriage license process, providing samples of ceremonies, writing/customizing the ceremony and orchestrating the rehearsal.


Avalon’s Weddings, Tents & Events

Sperry Tents

Fitness Centers

Things to do

Waitsfield Farmers Market (May – October)

Tubing down the Mad River

Trail Rides on Icelandic Horses

Other Stuff

Kenyon’s Variety – This is the place to get everything you need for a “country wedding”. Think hay bails, corn stalks, etc….