We are honored to host such a special occasion

Our team is happy to help

Look to Chena Hot Springs Resort for a unique and memorable wedding! Whether you're envisioning a traditional indoor reception or an outdoor celebration complete with a flowered horse-drawn carriage, the team behind Chena Hot Springs Resort can help turn all of your wedding dreams into reality.

The Aurora Ice Museum and the Aurorium that sits on a hill overlooking the resort are just two of the various dynamic spaces available to rent for your wedding day. Your guests will appreciate the convenient round-trip transportation that the resort offers from the Fairbanks airport or any downtown location, while your photographer will love the various photogenic backdrop that the resort and its surrounding land offers!

We also have large or smaller tents available that can be set up at a location of your choosing. We offer our meeting rooms including the Arctic Celebrations, Chena and Aurora Borealis banquet rooms, for your reception dinner or after party.

Stay overnight at Chena by booking a Romantic Package ($550). See our Packages Section for details on what each package offers. Enjoy your wedding reception or stay for your honeymoon with us and marvel at our 1940 acre pristine resort. Look for our ad in the Alaska Bride Magazine and see gorgeous photos of weddings that have taken place at the Aurora Ice Museum and around the resort.

Please contact our Special Events Manager at (907) 451-8104 x 7 or to book your dream wedding today!

Chena Hot Springs Resort Wedding Information

Aurora Ice Museum & Wedding Ice Altar can be rented year round for Weddings and Special Events.

Ice Museum Interior

Ice Museum Interior

Aurora Ice Museum rates are based on number of guests attending:

  • 0-35 guests $500

  • 36-100 guests $750

  • 101-150 guests $1,000

The one hour ceremony should be scheduled on an even hour, 10 am, Noon, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm or 8 pm.

Faux fur capes are available for rent for $50 each. They keep the bride & groom warm, toasty and looking fabulous! A white cape is available for the bride and black for the groom.

Ground Van Transportation

We can pick you and your guests up from the Fairbanks airport or any downtown location and whisk you to the resort with our handy round trip van ground transportation, $65 for one way and $125 per person round trip.

Please contact our Special Events Manager at (907) 451-8104 ext 7 to book your once in a lifetime wedding today!


Package includes:

  • One night accommodation in our Moose Lodge rooms

  • 2, 30 min. Swedish Massage**

  • Hot Spring passes

  • Welcome basket with champagne or sparkling apple cider

  • 1 pm late check out

  • Aurora Ice Museum tour

  • Dinner & Breakfast for two in resort restaurant


Sample Package Itinerary:


4:00 PM    Check in at Chena Hot Springs Resort

5:00 PM    Aurora Ice Museum tour

6:30 PM    Dinner for two in Resort Restaurant

8:30 PM    Remainder of evening free to swim or soak in hot springs lake or indoor swimming pool & hot tubs

Morning & Afternoon

9:00 AM    Breakfast for two in Resort Restaurant

10:00 AM Schedule your massage

1:00 PM    Late check out

2:00 PM    Geothermal Renewable Energy Tour (power plant & Chena Fresh greenhouses)

**Please select the times upon arrival. Gratuity for our massage therapists is not included, but greatly appreciated.

The Romantic Package makes a great Gift Certificate. Please contact our Corporate Office at (907) 488-1505 to request a gift certificate. We will be happy to mail it for you too!

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A place to relax 😌