WEDDINGS AT TENAYA
Weddings at Tenaya at Yosemite include:
Special room rates for your guests to rest and rejuvenate
A complimentary wedding night accommodation for the bride and groom with wedding receptions of 100 guests or more
A personalized menu tasting with your Wedding Coordinator including a consultation with the Chef is complimentary for weddings of 50 guests or more
Full wedding set-up to include dining tables, chairs, china, glassware, silverware, floor length table linens and harmonizing cloth napkins
Complimentary dance floor
Tenaya at Yosemite will accommodate your wedding ceremony any time of the year. Included in the Tenaya at Yosemite ceremony fee is the ceremony site, a pro sound system, including wireless lapel microphones for the Groom and Officiant, classic white padded garden chairs, staging (optional) and a beautiful wrought iron arbor. A mutually convenient rehearsal time may be scheduled the day prior to your ceremony based on availability. Assistance can also be provided for planning your wedding ceremony within Yosemite National Park.
Ceremony fees and times
Ceremony fees and times:
Under 50 | $700 • 50-150 | $1,000 • Over 150 | $1,300
A 22% service charge, and a 7.75% state sales tax will be added to set-up fees.
Subject to change.
September – May | 5:30 p.m. • June – August | 11:00 a.m. | 3:00 p.m. | 5:30 p.m. (flexible)
Food and Beverage
Food and Beverage
Our menu packages range from
$105-$145 per person for evening events, prior to tax and service charges.
A 20% discount per person for daytime events per person or daytime events, prior to tax and service charges.
Daytime events must have meal service concluded by 2:00 p.m.
No food and or beverage of any kind (except Wedding Cakes) may be brought into the Resort by the client or its guests without special permission from the Resort. Insurance restrictions and health codes prohibit the Resort from allowing leftover food and beverage to be removed from the premises.
A 22% taxable service charge, and current state sales tax of 7.75% (subject to change) will be added to all food, beverages and set up fees. The service charge is taxable in the State of California.
A cake cutting/plating fee is included in our menu pricing. Your wedding cake and/or dessert must be provided by a professional licensed bakery and it must also be delivered and set-up by the vendor no later than one hour prior to your ceremony start time. If you contract a vendor outside of our recommended vendor list, they must provide us with proof of liability insurance prior to their delivery. We cannot allow any food items made in an unlicensed facility to be served at Tenaya at Yosemite for your event.
Deposits and Space Confirmation
Deposits and Space Confirmation
Dates are considered definite upon receipt of a primary non-refundable deposit and the signed event agreement. The booking deposit is 20% of the contracted food and beverage minimum. The estimated outstanding balance (pre-payment) is due thirty days prior to your event along with your signed banquet event orders, estimate, and a completed credit card authorization form for any remaining balance at the conclusion of your event.
A final confirmation or ‘guarantee’ of your anticipated number of guests is required by 12:00 noon, 7 business days prior to your event. In the absence of the guaranteed attendance number, the expected attendance number indicated on your banquet event order will be considered the guarantee. Charges will be based on the guaranteed attendance number or the actual number of attendees, whichever is greater. We will make an allowance to set 5% above your guarantee for events under 500 guests , and 3% for events that are over 500 guests.
We welcome disc jockey, live music or acoustic background music until 9:00 p.m. on the Counties Lawn & the Grand Terrace, until 10:00 p.m. in the Pavilion and until 1:00 a.m. in our indoor venues. In consideration of hotel guests, all music will be controlled at the discretion of Tenaya at Yosemite management.
We offer two hours of set-up time prior to your event start time. If additional time is needed, please check with your Wedding Coordinator for availability. The Resort does not permit hanging or affixing anything from its existing walls or ceilings. Decorations and displays may be delivered to the hotel 24 hours prior to your event. The Bride and Groom are responsible for the setting up of their own ceremony & reception décor and items. We recommend that you assign persons from your group or hire a vendor to assist with your set-up needs. Please note that we do not allow glitter, confetti, or sparklers.
For a complete description of services and charges, please inquire with your Wedding Coordinator. Pricing is subject to prevailing Services/Administrative Charges and current sales tax
Additional power is available for most of our event space. Charges will be based upon labor costs and actual power requirements and usage.
Photographs may be taken in any of the breathtaking outdoor vistas around Tenaya at Yosemite. Please ask your Wedding Coordinator for advice on the many beautiful locations.
For weddings of 50 guests or more, once you have contracted your event, you may schedule a complimentary menu tasting for up to (4) guests. It is recommended you schedule your tasting at least 3 months in advance of your wedding date. Menu tastings are held Tuesday through Friday. Please check with your Wedding Coordinator for availability.
Complimentary valet parking and self-parking are available for you and your guests.
The Bride and Groom are offered a complimentary upgrade to our Honeymoon/Spa Suite. A discounted guest room rate will be offered during the contracting process, once your wedding is booked on a definite basis, you will be able to send your guests a room link and Promo code to book their rooms online. There is a 45-day cutoff before your wedding date to make reservations with the discounted rate, based on availability. If you wish to contract and hold a block of rooms, a first night deposit for each room held, is required with the signed agreement.