75 Prospect Ave.
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
800.903.4940 (hotel)


We are a one-stop resort for your wedding ceremony, reception, cocktail hour, rehearsal dinner and luncheons, and full spa and salon services. At the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, you and your guests would have memorable guest rooms, delicious fare at the Sky Bar Gourmet Pizza with outdoor seating and the best view in town, and dinner options at the Crystal Dining Room. As a plus, you are only a few minutes away from entertainment and shopping in downtown Eureka Springs.


Standing on a mountain top in historic Eureka Springs, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa has a Victorian charm and a panoramic view of the surrounding hills and mountains.

Entertaining guests since the 19th century, the hotel contains two indoor and two outdoor event spaces, New Moon Spa & Salon, Sky Bar Gourmet Pizza with outdoor seating and a great view of East Mountain, and dinner service in the Crystal Dining Room, as well as unique and spacious suites and cottages, all packaged into one destination for your nostalgic, romantic, and memorable wedding celebration.

Reserve the Crystal Ballroom for a larger event, or plan a wedding ceremony and reception in the Conservatory and attached Boardwalk, or take advantage of the Fountain Garden or East Lawn for outdoor events; all are perfect for Eureka Springs wedding celebrations.

As a resort venue, you can stay at the hotel for all your dining, entertainment and pampering needs, or we provide a complimentary shuttle to explore downtown Eureka Springs.

Crystal Ballroom

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In the Crystal Ballroom, bridal parties will walk across the same floor that happy patrons have been for more than 120 years. The ballroom is the hotel’s largest and most ornate venue for the ceremony but is most often used for the reception. It can accommodate groups of up to 250.

Conservatory and Boardwalk

Called “The Most Beautiful” in The Ozarks, this 1,313 sq. ft. room can accommodate up to 120 guests for one of the finest wedding receptions in Eureka Springs. Gazebo, boardwalk, bordering gardens, hardwood floors, and large scenic windows are the jewels of the venue.

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East Lawn


The East Lawn offers a beautiful setting for an outdoor ceremony, reception, or cocktail hour. Whether an intimate or an elaborate wedding party, this location commands attention with ceremonies at the historic gazebo or facing East Mountain and receptions under a garden party tent. The East Lawn will accommodate up to 75 people.

Fountain Gardens

The garden is a wonderful place for your outdoor ceremony or extension of your Conservatory reception.  The fountain area makes a perfect backdrop for the moment you say “I do”.  The gardens can hold up to 350 people, and may be used for a ceremony location or be extended off the Conservatory and Boardwalk for reception space. Tents may be added for additional fanfare.

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Simplify the planning without sacrificing the party!

Planning a wedding involves many people and vendors. It can be a full time job to get all of the consultations, appointments, tastings and reservations coordinated. In today’s busy world, it’s easier to contact several people through emails and preview different services online, but do you miss out on that personal touch for this once-in-a-lifetime event.

The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa is a venue that can accommodate your entire wedding party and guests with a place to stay, eat, play and get pampered. There is an on-site restaurants and bars, two gorgeous event rooms, two outdoor event spaces, a pool and hot tub, and an Aveda Spa and Salon. Not to mention, the Crescent Park grounds make an excellent backdrop for photos.

In operation for more than a century, the1886 Crescent Hotel has a trusted relationship with all the vendors you need to plan a wedding of your dreams. Our sales managers, Susan and Kayla, will guide you through the options of venue set up, menu selection, and your timeline for the day, as well as direct you to vendors for décor, flowers, music, photographers, bakeries, ministers and anything you may want for your special day.

New Moon Spa & Salon

Providing salon services for brides and wedding parties is a specialized business. New Moon Spa & Salon’s staff are highly trained professionals with extensive experience in the wedding business.


New Moon Spa & Salon’s Bridal Studio offers convenience and exclusive access to the Crescent Hotel’s outdoor ceremony locations, the Crescent Fountain Garden and East Lawn. Contact New Moon Spa & Salon to learn more about recommended salon services for wedding parties and the latest trends in hair and make up.

Salon services for the bride and wedding party are unique to each individual and should be customized however, there are some basic recommendations.

Pictures are worth a thousand words and few events are as photographed as weddings. Manicures and pedicures mean picture perfect hands and feet for those ring and bouquet shots. Make up application by New Moon’s professionals will play up your most beautiful features, ensuring you walk the aisle with a flawless face. Formal hairstyles and lash application are a must. The Beautiful Babe Package covers everything you’ll need with nails, hair and makeup. Consider requesting your nail services for the day prior to the ceremony to save time on wedding day.

 For your spa needs, the New Moon Spa team is professionally trained and consists of licensed therapists who give careful attention to each individual.

Try one of our customized facials. Pure Aveda or Hydropeptide product lines will cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize your skin. A Hot Stone Massage will balance, tone and relax your muscles. Special Body Treatments and Treatment Enhancements are available.