While teetotaling is a distinct part of Utah culture, that doesn’t mean your wedding events need to be dry. Following are seven unique boozy activities for your wedding weekend in Utah.

The Fox School of Wine’s three-hour of tour of historic Park City locales travels to five stops around town where you’ll sip a different wine at each, led by the school’s Headmistress and Executive Sommelier, Kirsten Fox (40 people maximum).

At the base of Park City’s Town Lift, High West is the world’s only ski-in, ski-out distillery. Photo courtesy of High West: Dan Campbell.

Sample a handcrafted whiskey flight following a tour of the first whiskey distillery to open in Utah since Prohibition, Wanship’s High West Distillery (10 people maximum).

Learn the art of the Old Fashioned along with dozens of other cocktails with a private class (20 people maximum) from Caputo’s Market & Deli.

Tour and taste your way through Salt Lake breweries with City Brew Tours. Their private tours include up to 16 samples of different craft beers, behind-the-scenes looks at the brewing process and an experienced beer guide. Tours can even be customized to include a photographer or videographer, so you can look back on the experience for years to come.

Sip and Vibe SLC offers private mixology classes accommodating groups up to ten. Book their bachelorette party class, or spirit-specific classes like Tequila with a twist. Each course is 60-90 minutes and includes spirits, glassware and guaranteed banter.

Photo courtesy IG Winery

Learn wine tasting techniques from experienced sommeliers at IG Winery in Cedar City. Their exclusive Barrel Room Tasting offers an intimate boozy adventure with five of their wines, including one pulled directly from the barrel.

Top Shelf’s private bar experiences cover everything from the Whiskies of the Wasatch to the exotic flavor of Tiki. Each class covers the basic principles of mixology and includes instructions on creating 3 classic cocktails with all spirits provided.


Looking to plan more kid-friendly wedding weekend? Check out our guide to Utah activities fun for the whole family!

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Melissa Fields is a wife, mother, freelance writer, editor and—since the moment she migrated to Utah from Michigan more than 25 years ago—a huge fan of the Wasatch Mountains. A few of the outlets Melissa writes and edits for include Salt Lake Magazine, Park City Magazine, Utah Bride & Groom Magazine, visitutah.com and downtownslc.org. When not wordsmithing at her laptop, Melissa spends her time volunteering, hiking, pedaling, skiing, rock climbing and playing her guitar.