Weddings

     Welcome to The Nest on Swan River, an intimate, riverfront wedding venue nestled near the Swan Mountains, the ideal location for your dream wedding. 

     This tranquil bend in the river provides a beautiful setting for a private ceremony and picturesque reception. For the complete unified experience, the Nest provides lodging for the bridal party, family and friends.

     Rental of custom arbors, made from Flathead Drift Wood or Montana Birch acquired in the Flathead valley, are available and made specially on site for each individual wedding.  Price varies by size and material.

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Event Packages (June-September)

Venue and Lodging for over 20 guests, two nights, three days.  Entire campus is utilized ensuring privacy for your Special Event:

  • The Inn, 5 bedrooms, 5 baths – Sleeps 11

  • (Bridal Suite), Riverside Cabin 1 – Sleeps 6 

  • (Groomsmen Quarters), Riverside Cabin 2 – Sleeps 4

  • Riverfront Cabin – Sleeps 6

    • (If available for an additional cost, Studio across the street sleeps 3)​

  • Riverfront Ceremony sight

  • The Gathering Room, indoor dining, reception and bar for up to 50; 2 - 8'x3' wood tables with 20 wood bistro chairs 

  • Outdoor 20’x40’ covered Pavilion with concrete floor, bar, cooler, chandeliers

  • Gazebo

  • Fire Pit (depending on fire conditions)

  • Rustic flower or beverage carts, wooden hexagon tables, metal tables & chairs, log benches, rocking chairs, 

  • Commercial kitchen to assist the hired caterer of your choice, has a Walk-in cooler for food, beverages, cake and flowers

  • All beverage liquor license with  two bartenders for 7 hours

  • Large decks overlooking the river

  • Assistance to vendors day of event.

Capacity up to 150 guests

All lodging and amenities - $8900 booking for 2022

Winter Indoor Event Packages:  (October-May)

Venue and Lodging for two nights and three days, intimate indoor event space -The Gathering Room, use of outdoor Pavilion;

  • The Inn, 5 bedrooms, 5 baths – Sleeps 11

  • Riverside Cabin 1, Sleeps 6

  • Riverside Cabin 2, Sleeps 4

  • Choice of ceremony sight overlooking the river

  • Fire Pit area

  • Indoor dining and reception for up to 50

  • 2 - 8'x3' wood tables with 20 wood bistro chairs 

  • Commercial kitchen for your hired caterer or potluck which offers a Walk-in cooler for food, cake and flowers

  • All beverage liquor license with bartender for 7 hours

  • Assistance to vendors day of event. 

Capacity up to 50 guests - $5400

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Day use only for Intimate/Elopement Packages:  (Off Season, October-May)

The Gathering Room for seating of up to 50 guests;

  • Ceremony sight overlooking the river

  • Commercial kitchen for caterer you choose which offers a Walk-in cooler for food, cake and flowers

  • All beverage liquor license with one bartender for 7 hours

  • Assistance to vendors day of event. 

Capacity up to 50 guests - $1000

Find us

600 Three Eagle Lane

Bigfork, MT 59911

Email us

​TheNestonSwanRiver@gmail.com

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©2018 Photography courtesy Mike Roessmann.