The Ultimate Wedding Guide


She said yes! Now what? The task of planning your wedding may seem daunting at first, but our amazing team at The Box Elder Events Center is here to help you every step of the way. Whether you’re looking for elegant, simple, boho, or rustic, the various customizable options at The Box are endless! Read on to see all the different aspects that we can incorporate to make the day all about YOU!


Capacity & Layout

Don’t let your Guest list decide your venue! At The Box, we can cater to all sizes of parties. Our largest room can fit up to 2,000 Guests! Looking for a venue that allows you to have your ceremony and reception in one place? We’ve got you covered! The Box has multiple meeting rooms of various sizes, allowing you to have your wedding in one room and reception in another!

If you’re looking to give your Guests a chance to bust a move, add a dance floor to the room to help complete the look. Work with our amazing team to guarantee that the outcome matches your dream!


Food & Drinks

To make the day as stress-free as possible, we offer in-house catering with all types of food to fit within your budget. Whether you’re looking for hors d’oeuvres, comfort food or elegant food, our chefs are sure to make your food exactly how you want it!

To quench your thirst, we also offer a variety of drink options ranging from elegant cocktails to kegs. We provide and staff our bars, which can be placed directly in the reception area to make it easy for your Guests to grab their next beverage.



Our reception areas are equipped with state-of-the-art A/V technology. What does that mean? The DJ will be heard from all areas of the room. You will have the grandest entrance with customizable lights that have multiple color options. Your Guests will be able to enjoy photos, videos, or slideshows on our multiple projectors, which can be seen from anywhere in the room. Power strips and extension cords are available when you need them.



Our team consists of experts in event planning. Not sure who to go to for flowers, transportation, décor, etc.? We are happy to give recommendations that match the look you are going for!


Rooms for Everyone

We understand that you want your special day to run as smooth as possible. Book a stay for the bridal party at the Courtyard by Marriott to ensure you have a place to get ready the day of. After the ceremony, unwind with your spouse in a room offered at a special rate just for you!

Worried about your Guests driving after celebrating your big day? The Courtyard by Marriott is connected to The Box, ensuring that your Guests will make it to their rooms safely. In the morning, they can enjoy breakfast at our Bistro Bar which also serves Starbucks.

Guests are also conveniently located right next to Interstate 90 to start their journey home without hassle. Needing to catch a flight? The Courtyard by Marriott is only 14 miles away from Rapid City Regional Airport. If your Guests want to experience the “Back Hills” before heading home, their rooms are only a short distance from Mount Rushmore, historic Deadwood, and Custer State Park!


Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Before the big day, unwind for your bachelor or bachelorette party at WaTiki® Indoor Waterpark Resort! With a restaurant, bar, loads of activities, and a room only steps away, your party is sure to have a fun (and safe!) experience!