If you are seeking a truly unique wedding venue for your special day, look no further. SnowVillage offers the surroundings that make exchanging vows an experience to remember. Couples can choose between a traditional and atmospheric wooden chapel or a beautiful ice chapel with all interior decoration made of ice and snow.

Weddings in SnowVillage

To make the most important day in your life unforgettable, the chapel will be decorated according to your wishes and needs. Our wedding coordinator is responsible for the wedding ceremony, transportation and wedding extras. The coordinator assures that all on-site arrangements are flawless and that the wedding schedule runs smoothly. If just the two of you are coming to the venue, we can arrange witnesses.


990 €

Price includes all necessary paperwork with Lapland’s magistrate, magistrate’s fees, rental of the chapel, preparations and wedding coordinator’s services at the Snow Village.

Magistrate must receive the necessary paperwork and documents no later than four weeks before the wedding.

Ice chapel

The temperature in the Ice Chapel is always between -2 and -5 Celsius degrees. As elsewhere in SnowVillage. Also in the chapel it might be a little slippery. Therefore, whenever possible, it is good to wear proper winter clothing and winter boots. The Ice chapel changes its shape and interior decoration every year, but is big enough for app. 60 guests. The chapel is decorated with reindeer hides and candles. You can also order a flower arrangement to decorate the altar table. If you wish to play music when you enter the chapel, please let us know in advance so we can set the player. Please provide us the music in mp3 format by email.

Wooden chapel

Chapel of St. John has served wedding couples since 2000. Each log has been gathered from around Finland and brought to Lainio to create this beautiful and cosy wilderness chapel. The oldest logs are from 1914. Inside the chapel there are seats for app. 20 guests. For the ceremony we light the fireplace and decorate the chapel with candles. The temperature is normally around +18 degrees Celsius. It is possible to play music when you enter the chapel, so please inform us about this in advance. Please provide us the music in mp3 format by email. You can also book renewal of vows and blessing of your marriage with us.