13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, California 96161 USA
Phone:  +1 (530) 562-3000   •  Map & Directions

Wedding Planning Information

Getting Started

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We have specific ideas about our wedding.

What will I need to know before contacting the hotel?

Should I make an appointment to see the hotel?

Ceremonies and Receptions

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What does the facility fee include?

Is there a specific time our wedding ceremony or reception must be held?

Do you offer inclusive wedding packages?

Wedding Coordinators and Specialists

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Will we need a wedding coordinator to assist us with our plans?

The Ritz-Carlton Services

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What is the responsibility of a Special Events Manager?

What are the responsibilities of an independent, professional Wedding Coordinator?

What other services or items can The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe provide for my event?


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May we take our wedding photographs at the hotel if we are not hosting our reception there?

Outside Vendors

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Are you able to recommend photographers, florists and other vendors?


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What is the average cost per person for food and beverage?

Are we permitted to provide our own food and beverage at the hotel?

Can you please clarify the Food and Beverage Minimum?

How late can alcohol be served?

When do I need to finalize my menu?

Do you provide children’s and vendor meals?

Do you provide a tasting of the food we select? When may I come and what is included?

General Information

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How do I secure my wedding date and venue?

Can I host my ceremony only at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe?

How late can I play music?

What are the deposits based on and when are they due?

What accommodations are provided for the Bride and Groom?

How do my guests reserve rooms?

Can we do a rehearsal for the wedding ceremony?

Where does the bridal party get ready before the wedding?

What are the fees for parking? Can I pay for all guests parking?

Obtaining a Marriage License

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How can I obtain a marriage license in Placer County?

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