Let us make your special day completely stress free. Chena offers onsite catering and has a variety of options for every budget. Whether you decide on a traditional indoor event or an outdoor extravaganza with a flowered horse drawn carriage, we can help make your dream day come true!

We have many locations around the resort to choose for your wedding setting; the Aurora Ice Museum, the Aurorium located on a hill overlooking the resort, or several meeting rooms.

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.

We make it easy to stay overnight at Chena by booking a Romantic Package ($509.99). 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.

Make a grand entrance by arriving in style at your wedding ceremony or reception! Horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides are available for $250. We have both a summer white carriage and a winter sleigh to use for your very special day! Arrange a champagne toast & ride for a wedding, anniversary, birthday or any other special occasion. 

Click below for WEDDINGS brochure:

Wedding Brochure


Click below for PACKAGES brochure:

Packages Brochure


Click below for Resort Highlights brochure:

Resort Highlights Brochure


Please contact our Special Events Manager at (907) 451-8104 x 7 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.

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

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

0-35 guests $500

36-100 guests $750

101-150 guests $1,000

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, $130 for one way and $195 for round trip for one person traveling alone, $65 for one way and $125 per person round trip for 2 or more passengers in same van on same reservation.

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



Treat your special someone to an all inclusive package at Chena. This specially tailored package includes an overnight for two in our Moose Lodge including unlimited swim passes during your stay, Aurora Ice Museum tour, 2PM geothermal renewable energy tour, delicious dinner and breakfast for two in the resort restaurant, a welcome champagne basket (champagne can be substituted for non-alcoholic beverage) and an exclusive late 1PM check-out.

Offered year round. Advance reservation and 24 hour cancellation notice required or one night Moose Lodge rate will not be refunded.

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

2016-17 Romantic Getaway

2 Day 1 Night

Valid year-round

Pricing valid through September 30, 2018

Must be booked at least 72 hours in advance

Romantic Getaway includes:

      Double Occupancy

One night accommodation Moose Lodge, unlimited swim passes during stay, Welcome basket with champagne or sparkling apple cider, 1PM late check out, Aurora ice museum tour, Dinner and Breakfast for two in resort restaurant, 2PM Geothermal renewable energy tour


Package Itinerary:


3:00 PM    Arrive Chena Hot Springs Resort on own and check in

5:00 PM    Aurora Ice Museum Tour (parkas provided in entry way, bring hat & gloves)

6:30 PM    Dinner for two in Resort Restaurant

8:30 PM    Remainder of evening free to swim or soak (towel included) in hot springs lake (ages 18+) or indoor swimming pool & hot tubs

Morning & Afternoon

10:00 AM  Breakfast for two in Resort Restaurant

11:00 AM  Explore Resort or take a soak

1:00 PM    Late check out

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

3:00 PM    Depart Chena Hot Springs Resort via own transportation

4:15 PM    Arrive Fairbanks

One Destination – 100 Alaskan Adventures!

To make reservations please call our front desk staff at (907) 451-8104 x 0.


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