Magical woodland wedding venue Firebrand Cocolalla in Idaho’s panhandle is perfect for couples who want a private wedding, micro wedding or elopement tucked away in a forest. During the day enjoy the sounds of woodland birds while breathing in some of the freshest forest air. Celebrate amongst the dappled sunlight through the deep green boughs. The dappled light, green trees, raw earth and white crushed granite pathways will look fantastic in your wedding day photos. After the sun drops, magic happens as twinkling lights erupt throughout the venue spaces. The lights make an incredible backdrop to end your special day.
Get ready to dance away the sun at this venue that feels a lot like an exclusive campground. There are several tents on site providing the various coverings needed including a bell tent. The bell tent is perfect for shouting out that adventurous glamping luxury that characterizes this venue.
You will love the freedom to choose your vendors and design your wedding the way you want it. But that doesn’t mean you won’t have help. The owners are exceptional at assisting their couples throughout the day. The owners will also fully set up and tear down after your wedding. For this reason, all you’ll have to do is show up, have a great time and leave the mess to others.
257 Roop Road
Cocolalla, Idaho 83813
Firebrand Cocolalla is a stunning venue set in a private woodland clearing. This forest venue is only 45 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene and 20 minutes south of Sandpoint, Idaho. Either way, it is a convenient escape from town. Meanwhile, Firebrand Cocolalla is also moments west of Cocolalla Lake. The 20 acre property features natural forest charm and a ridge that opens up to the surrounding views. The trees and views are a picturesque backdrop for wedding photos to cherish for a lifetime.
In 2019 the owners got engaged and purchased the property to develop. Their first wedding on site was their own in the fall of 2021. 2022 was a success story as the venue hosted its first year of weddings. Rolling in to 2023, Firebrand Cocolalla has quickly gained popularity as their second year is booking up quickly.
Firebrand Cocolalla can accommodate weddings for 200 guests and up to 250 if you provide the remaining chairs and tables. This north Idaho wedding venue currently hosts outdoor weddings only from the end of May through September. In case of rain, guest’s tables are equipped with large umbrellas. However, most weddings are limited to the less wet months of the year. Couples are welcome to bring any additional tent structures for cover if desired.
In addition to the venue’s gorgeous setting, the owners are professional, helpful, and communicative. With 8+ years of teaching and in the event industry, they help take the stress out of your day. One way the owners help reduce stress is by having things set up for you when you arrive. Then they also tear everything down after your wedding.
Outdoor event spaces at Firebrand Cocolalla are chock full of natural woodland beauty. There are tall green pine trees fully surrounding the main wedding spaces. In addition to the trees, romantic lighting weaves those spaces together for beautiful, magical photos. A simple wooden arbor perfectly frames the couple as they recite their vows. In the distance, the natural forest floor, brown tree trunks and green boughs offer a clean softness to the backdrop. White granite gravel creates paths and pods through the property. The light colored rock softly bounces light back up to the couple and their guests for excellent photo lighting. When you see your wedding pictures you will be immediately taken back to your wedding day. A wedding complete with memories of the fabulous smells and beautiful sounds of this peaceful setting.
Firebrand Cocolalla offers two simple wedding packages. The first wedding package is for the primary and larger wedding space. This space is available for weekend weddings from 10am-10pm. The second wedding package is available throughout the week as host to the increasingly popular micro weddings. The micro wedding space is on the properties ridge with surrounding views.
The main event space includes power for getting ready, lighting and sound systems. Similarly, the tents are also equipped with power for the bridal party to get ready on site. Special furniture, seating, tables and linens are provided for up to 200 guests.
This enchanting, unique wedding venue is suitable for: micro weddings or full weddings. As a Firebrand Cocolalla couple, you are welcome to use the property for a scheduled time to take engagement pictures. Rehearsals are scheduled for 2 hours on a Thursday or Friday before your wedding. On wedding day, get ready, host the ceremony, and celebrate at your reception without having to move to other venues. With such simplicity of outdoor spaces available for use, couples and guests can enjoy the versatility of the space. Feel free to talk to the venue owners about weddings, micro weddings, or a myriad of other resources.
In short, couples wanting a forest wedding with a bit of adventurous flair should check out Firebrand Cocolalla in Idaho. This venue features an abundance of natural beauty and a magical feeling. With natural charm, this venue is a wonderful place to host your outdoor wedding in striking woodland surroundings.
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