Hi and congrats on your upcoming wedding! I am getting married in Estes Park next month and live about an hour away. It’s truly a magical and beautiful place!!
Hair/makeup – I would recommend the Spa at the Stanley Hotel. They do all kinds of weddings there and are really wonderful to work with. You have to book them in advance though – so keep that in mind. Check out the spa services on the Stanley Hotel web page.
Rehersal dinner – if you are looking for something casusal and awesome food – make a reservation at Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ & Taphouse – it’s delish and really, in my expereince, the only casual place in EP worth eating at. It’s off the main road and it’s where the locals take thier out-of-town guests. Make your reservation early, this place books up and it’s not that big. It does have a full bar.
Flowers – you didn’t mention flowers, but if you need them call Briggitt at Floral Designs of Europe. She only does weddings and is the nicest woman you will ever meet. fdofeurope.com
Photo – we are using Rich Vossler Photography out of Boulder. He’s very wonderful, reasonably priced and a super nice guy. He was recommended to us through our venue. We were also recommended to use Cathcart Photography. Verge Photography is another vendor that is used A LOT in Estes Park, but they were out of our price range. Their photos are amazing. Any of these vendors can be found just by googling them.
Brunch – Dunraven Inn (not the one directly in town, but outside of town) has a cool atmospher, so I have heard. I would stay away from most of the “small” restaurants on the main road, you’ll be disapointed in the food. The Stanely Hotel also has a lunch menu and that might be a nice option for brunch. Otherwise, I recommend google Estes Park restaurants and check out the reveiews on Tripadvisior.
Video – we did not hire a professional videographer, but here’s a list of some that were recommended to us:
Mares Video Productions, they are the cream of the crop! Lisa Mares 303-918-7725, Castle Rock http://www.maresvideoproductions.com
Colorado Digital Video, these guys are in Estes, Angie Sickler 877-286-4017 http://www.coloradodigitalvideo.com
Lupher Arts, Angie has worked with these guys a couple of times and they do nice work. Contact info is 303-949-7452 http://www.lupherarts.com