Wedding Features

The Grounds

Spark your imagination and escape the ordinary. Imagine saying “I do” surrounded by crystal clear ponds, colorful wildflowers and breathtaking views of Alaska mountains. The beautifully manicured grounds can accommodate up to 120 of your family and friends.


  • Located on manicured golf green adjacent to pond
  • Surrounded by the Chugach National Forest and Kenai Mountains
  • Outdoor ceremony and reception options
  • Can accommodate up to 120 guests
  • Onsite parking
  • Outdoor restrooms
  • Paddleboat / tennis / basketball / cornhole / swingset

Great Room

With its two-story vaulted ceilings and generous 1,500 sq. ft., the great room beautifully accommodates up to 56 guests for an intimate evening of dining and dancing. The large windows flood the room with natural light and provides a seamless barrier to the beautiful outdoors. Intimate in character, the great room has been a favored wedding site and remains a beloved memory for many married couples and families.


  • Exquisite event room with stone fireplace
  • Vaulted ceiling with large windows creates lovely open space
  • Customized decor & theme
  • Indoor/Outdoor restrooms
  • Customized catering

Sun Deck

Complete with outdoor furniture, BBQ’s and mountain views overlooking the pond, this indoor/outdoor area offers a relaxing spot to enjoy a laid-back rehearsal dinner for up to 28 people. Many couples opt to enjoy post ceremony cocktail hour here, an ideal place to enjoy the sweeping views and endless sunlight in the summer.


  • Host an intimate reception dinner for up to 28 guests
  • Perfect for post ceremony cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres
  • Sweeping view of the Tern Lake Valley
  • Comfortable indoor/outdoor seating arrangements
  • Indoor restrooms


The Inn at Tern Lake offers flexible in-house catering options that can be customized to your specific taste and flare. Whether it’s integrating local Alaska seafood into the menu, or crafting a delicious vegetarian dish, our talented culinary team will work with you to provide a memorable dining experience for all your guests.


  • Over 15 years catering experience
  • Customizable menu selection
  • Highlighting local Alaskan ingredients
  • Vegetarian/Vegan and gluten-free friendly
  • Indoor & outdoor receptions possible
  • Rehearsal dinner catering available

Extra Accommodations

There are nearby accommodations available for your guests. These properties are within ½ mile from the Inn at Tern Lake and are a convenient option to house friends and family close by so they can easily participate in wedding activities. These properties can be booked through Airbnb or directly with The Inn at Tern Lake.

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