Rustic River Wedding Venue for Panoramic Views of Washington!

A newlywed could stand chest to chest in front of a rustic wooden door and wall at a rustic river wedding venue

For couples looking for a tranquil venue that highlights the beauty of nature, Rustic River Wedding Venue in Washington is an excellent option. Couples can book an entire celebration weekend at this stunning venue in Cusick, Washington. With an array of amenities, services, and unrivaled forest and river views, this gorgeous Rustic River wedding venue should be at the top of your to-see list!

About Rustic River Wedding Venue 

Rustic River is an idyllic wedding venue located in Cusick, Washington. The property features over 10 acres of fields, forests, creeks, and river frontage. Couples can enjoy a little paradise at this venue as they say, “I Do.” This location is just an hour away from Spokane, and 90 minutes from the airport. It’s also a the perfect destination for couples looking to host a rustic wedding. 

Undoubtedly, this family-owned-and-operated business aims to keep this venue at its best. Particularly, the owners are always brainstorming ways to renovate Rustic River into the best possible event space for clients. The owners have three grown daughters and five grandkids, and the family atmosphere is evident at this warm, inviting venue. The family wants all couples and guests to feel right at home! 

Location: 13401 LeClerc Road, Cusick, WA 99119

Details of the Grounds

You can find the Rustic River Wedding Venue at the heart of lush woodlands, surrounded by thick groves of cedar trees. The creek flows and meanders through the forest and along the property, giving nature lovers the most spectacular views. From sweeping vistas to deep green fields, this property is a tranquil retreat that respects the beauty of nature. 

Couples can choose from five ceremony sites at Rustic River, each with a different style. Couples might choose to exchange vows in the open space of the Courtyard, which features a grapevine-draped entry, church pews, and scenic views of trees and a river. The 50-foot Pergola is another ceremony option and is lovely for a gorgeous photoshoot before, during, or after the ceremony. The forest backdrop behind the Pergola offers a sense of peace and privacy. 

Ceremony Spaces

Nature-loving couples might get married at the River’s Edge, a beautiful choice with the Pend Oreille River as a backdrop. This picturesque event space features stunning scenic views. Couples can use the historic Barn, built in 1899. The open fields, rusted metal arched bridge, aged wood, and draped Edison lights add to the rustic-chic ambiance of this event space. The Barn’s interior can also be used with 5,000 square feet of event space. Additionally, the Barn features 100-year-old natural wood, a wide open vaulted roofline, lofts on both sides overlooking the main floor, and a separate covered area for catering services. This rustic barn is a unique location for an enchanting wedding event. 

Additionally, the Rustic River Wedding Venue also features two separate getting-ready areas for the wedding party to prepare for the big day. The venue also offers a variety of accommodations for overnight guests. The rustic Farmhouse features three bedrooms, a loft, two full bathrooms, a bridal suite, a kitchen, a dining room, a living room, and an office area. RVs and tent campers are welcome in the venue’s campgrounds. 

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The venue’s schoolhouse, built in 1917, can function as a food or flower storage space with two commercial refrigerators. The barbecue area features four Pitboss grills and 2 Pitboss smokers. The Groom’s Cabin has a murphy bed, poker table, and private outside area. The venue’s vintage bar and dance floors help keep the party going. The tranquil greenhouse is ideal for stargazing through its see-through roof. 

The venue features 1,000 feet of river frontage, ancient cedar grove forests, open fields, canals meandering through the 10-acre property, and creekside photo opportunities year-round. 

Photography Opportunities

Words cannot express how beautiful and tranquil this venue is. The property’s ample space provides numerous photo opportunities in the perfect atmosphere to create fairytale-like memories of a momentous occasion. 

The peaceful, flowing river makes a stunning backdrop for bride and groom photos. Simple wood arches make the perfect backdrop for gorgeous ceremony photos of the couple exchanging vows in front of the river. Warm wood floors, towering ceilings, wood beams, and trendy lighting create a rustic-chic ambiance for romantic reception photos inside the venue. The Pergola makes a unique photo backdrop with simple white columns and an elegant sign that reads, “I Have Found The One Whom My Soul Loves.” The meandering pathways along the tree-lined forest are a beautiful location for portraits of the bride and groom embracing after the ceremony or unique snapshots of the bride posing and showing off her wedding dress. 

Wedding Details

Rustic River Wedding Venue’s management team is welcoming and respectful. They’re able to work with outside vendors, provide access to catering space such as a prep kitchen and bar, and help source event items and decorations. 

Rentals include a bridal suite, chairs, lighting, sound equipment, linens, tables, and parking. Couples can choose from five different ceremony sites at this riverfront venue. Both indoor and uncovered outdoor event venues are available for use. The venue can host the rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, reception and provide accommodations, bar services, getting-ready rooms, and outside vendors. Aisle markers, altars, arches, centerpieces, chairs, a dance floor, decor, furniture, linens, and tables are available at Rustic River. 

Rustic River Wedding Venue

With modern amenities, unmatched service, and panoramic views, Rustic River Wedding Venue in Washington is the perfect destination. Both indoor and outdoor event spaces are available for use, highlighting the natural beauty surrounding the property. From towering forests of trees to stunning lakefront views, this venue is where couples can design the wedding they’ve always dreamed of. 

Spokane is lucky to have a huge amount of unique wedding venues to chose from. But this also makes it harder to chose just one! So check out more venues in the area along with work from my portfolio in the blog links below. But if you’re looking for help with wedding photography, I’d love to assist you! Contact me today to get started!

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