Welcome to the City of Casper, Wyoming


Weddings and Events

Hogadon Basin Lodge is the perfect setting for your special day.  Enjoy majestic views of Casper mountain and the city below.  Your guests will definitely enjoy our new lodge and all its amenities.  To rent Hogadon Basin Lodge please contact Chris Smith at 307-235-8379.


1 Day Rental      $2,000 
2 Day Rental      $2,500 
3 Day Rental      $3,000 
Damage Deposit      $500 

*Rates are subject to change, call for the latest fee

Rental starts at 10:00 a.m. and check out time is 11:00 p.m. the same day
  (the bar must close at 10 p.m.).  Rental period includes set up and clean up time.  To decorate the day before an event, you must rent the lodge 2 days.

A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $500 is required.  Deposits will be returned within 30 days after the event provided there is no damage and cleaning has been completed.

An initial non refundable deposit of 50% of the total of all fees is due upon booking.  Full payment is due 30 days prior to the event.  The deposit holds the venue for the specified date and is payable at the time of booking.

If full payment is not received by the agreed upon date, the reservation will be cancelled and the reservation will be handled according to the cancellation policy.


  • Decorations may not be hung with tape, wire, nails, screws, or staples in the Hogadon Lodge.  All decorations must be removed without leaving damage directly following the departure of the last guest.
  • The use of birdseed, blowing bubbles, and flower petals are permitted only outside of the lodge for wedding and reception farewells.  Balloons are permitted for indoor use only.
  • Rice, confetti, glitter, pyrotechnics, and sparklers are not permitted inside or outside the facility.
  • All candles must be contained or enclosed in glass.  The flame must not reach higher than 2 inches below the height of the glass.


 All alcohol must be served by a licensed liquor establishment with a catering permit issued by the City of Casper.  The City of Casper will not provide bartenders.  The bar closes at 10:00 p.m.  Alcohol may not be served to minors.  Illegal substances are not allowed at any time on the premises.  Drunken or violent disturbances are prohibited and subject to immediate removal from the premises and possible termination of event without a refund.



All vehicles associated in any way with the event or wedding must be parked within the parking area or the circle.  No vehicles shall be parked on any other lawn surface.  This includes event planners, wedding coordinators, and vendors who are involved in the planning and execution  of the special event on the premises of Hogadon Basin Ski Area.



Customer(s), through event planner or caterer, shall maintain commercial general liability insurance including host liquor liability, in an amount not less than $500,000 combined single limit, for bodily injury and property damage.  Such insurance shall name City of Casper and it's council, employees, agents, officers, officials, and volunteers as additional insured.  A certificate of insurance with an endorsement must be provided 30 days prior to the event.