One of the first thing most couples will book to secure their wedding date is their wedding venue. The location you choose will set the tone for the entire event and impact the comfort and enjoyment of your guests. Luckily, Minnesota offers a diverse selection of wedding venues that cater to different styles and preferences. Whether you’re looking for a modern urban setting or a picturesque natural backdrop, the options on this list will provide you with an exceptional experience. With their unique charm, exceptional service, and top-notch amenities, these Minnesota wedding venues will help you create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
The Hutton House is a modernized, luxury wedding venue located right by Medicine Lake in the western Twin Cities. With it’s beautiful courtyard or fireside room as options for both indoor and outdoor ceremony locations, the Hutton House truly offers a flexible space to accommodate your guests and vision. Check out this wedding film we shot at the Hutton House!
Paikka is a modern Minnesota wedding venue located in the Vandalia building in Saint Paul Minnesota. It has a stunning garage door and plants inside it’s dreamy indoor ceremony and reception space. There is also an outside courtyard that offers a great alternative ceremony location or cocktail hour location for the warmer weather days. Check out this winter wedding we shot at PAIKKA.
Pinewood Weddings and Events is the perfect wedding venue for someone looking for a woodsy modern vibe. The property is located in Cambridge Minnesota and the space has a luxurious upstairs that can be used as an indoor ceremony space. The downstairs has the bar which hosts both indoors and outdoors. Just outside the building is the additional outdoor ceremony space surrounded by tall pines and string lights. Truly, this wedding venue is a great one for someone who wants to capture the Minnesota north woods. Take a look at this Pinewood Wedding we captured!
Located in Rochester, Minnesota, the Mayowood Stone Barn is a very elegant and unique wedding venue. The stone arches and string lights make for a dreamy reception space. There are multiple locations for the wedding ceremony to take place. The upstairs of the barn has a lovely chapel and outside there’s a stunning oak tree that is another popular ceremony location. Take a look at this Mayowood Stone Barn wedding that we photographed!
Redeemed farm is a wedding venue in Scandia, Minnesota that offers a wide variety of options. They have their modern barn chapel, their rustic barn chapel and reception hall, and their located on a vinyard with a beautiful backyard ceremony site. Truly if you’re looking for both indoor and outdoor options for hosting your wedding day, Redeemed Farm is a great option!
Royal Golf Club is a classic country club wedding venue with a stunning outdoor lake ceremony site. The lake is just a couple minutes from the reception space and the staff offers golf carts for any guests who may need assistance getting there. The rolling green hills and lake in the background make for a stunning location.
Legacy Hill farm is a cute, farmhouse style wedding venue located in Welch, Minnesota. The venue features a stunning pavilion with the fireplace and chandeliers. It has an outdoor ceremony site overlooking farmlands and greenery. It also has two farmhouses for getting ready, one for each side of the bridal party. There really is no going wrong with hosting your wedding at Legacy Hill Farm.
Ivory North is a modern barn wedding venue located in Mora, Minnesota. It features multiple indoor and outdoor locations to hose a wedding ceremony and reception. The barn is surrounded by a field, some tall pines, and woods. The owners themselves are wedding photographers and their vision restoring this barn into a wedding venue truly came to life. It was built with intention and careful planning. The bridal suite and groom’s suite are both great spots for getting ready. The property also features an airbnb which can be utilized as acommodations for the bride and groom.
If you’re looking for a wedding venue with tall windows, a stunning fireplace room, and a beautiful outdoor ceremony site on a golf course, look no further. The Skyroom at Red Wing Golf Course is a truly one of a kind wedding venue. It offers just about everything you could want in a wedding venue and it’s all conveniently in one location making it easy to accommodate your guests for your wedding day.
Woodhaven weddings and events is a modern, beautiful wedding venue located on a golf course. It’s a gorgeous wedding venue in Cannon Falls, Minnesota with high vaulted ceilings, beautiful windows, and two large open spaces. One for the ceremony room and one for the reception. The spaces are connected by a common area and bar which is perfect for hosting cocktail hour. Upstairs is the bridal suite and grooms suite. The spacious area has a small kitchen space too which is great for getting ready and feeding your bridal party. It’s also stunning so your photos will look amazing too!
Bavaria Downs is a stunning estate located in Chaska, Minnesota. It has been turned into one of the most luxurious wedding venues in the Twin Cities and offers a stunning view of the lake overlooking the fields. The outdoor ceremony space combined with their stunning banquet hall makes for a beautiful backdrop. The bridal spacious bridal suite upstairs is so dreamy and truly this place offers a unique and stunning space to host your day.
Winhaven is a winery located in the Northern Suburbs in Minnesota. It also doubles as a wedding venue with an outdoor ceremony site overlooking the lake. The winery is a great location for someone who is looking for a convenient and fun spot to get married. Take a look at the Winehaven Wedding we captured.
Clyde Iron Works is a warehouse turned wedding venue located in the Southern side of Duluth, Minnesota. The warehouse district offers a fun rustic vibe with amazing food, catering, drinks, and a spacious place for hosting your guests.
The Jerome Event Center is a cute little rustic wedding venue located in Delano, Minnesota. The venue offers brick walls, beautiful chandeliers, and everything you would need for hosting your small to medium sized wedding.
Next Chapter Winery not only offers amazing wine but also is an awesome wedding venue located in New Prague, Minnesota. The space is great for someone who enjoys the outdoors and wants to incorporate a beautiful vineyard into their wedding day.
Choosing the best wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding in Minnesota. Here’s a guide to help you choose the best wedding venue for your special day.
When choosing a wedding venue, consider the style and theme of your wedding. Do you want a classic and elegant wedding or a modern and chic affair? Are you looking for an outdoor or indoor wedding venue? These factors will help you choose a wedding venue that reflects your personality and style.
Location is another important factor to consider when choosing a wedding venue in Minnesota. Are you looking for a venue in the Twin Cities metro area or a more rural location? Do you want a venue with scenic views or one that’s close to hotels and other amenities? Consider what’s important to you and choose a location that meets your needs.
Consider the size and capacity of the wedding venue when making your decision. Make sure the venue can accommodate all of your guests comfortably and that there’s enough space for your ceremony and reception. Additionally, make sure the venue has appropriate facilities such as restrooms, dressing rooms, and parking.
Food is an important part of any wedding, so make sure the wedding venue you choose offers catering services or allows outside caterers. Consider the quality of the food, menu options, and service when choosing a wedding venue.
When choosing a wedding venue, consider its availability and flexibility. Is the venue available on your preferred wedding date? Does the venue allow outside vendors? Can the venue accommodate any special requests or needs you may have? Also be sure to ask about any additional fees or add-on services they offer. It’s good to be aware of the costs that could be associated with a venue.
Consider the features and amenities offered by the wedding venue. Does the venue have a dance floor, audiovisual equipment, or lighting options? Does it offer additional services such as event planning or decor? These features can enhance your wedding experience and make your special day even more memorable.
Before making your final decision, read reviews from other couples who have gotten married at the venue, and check references from vendors and previous clients. This can give you a better idea of the venue’s strengths and weaknesses and help you make an informed decision.
Choosing the best wedding venue in Minnesota takes time and careful consideration, but it’s worth the effort to ensure that your special day is everything you’ve dreamed of. Consider your budget, wedding style, location, size, food and catering, availability and flexibility, venue features and amenities, and read reviews and check references to help you make the best decision for your special day.
We’re Luke and Halle, also known as Lulle. We’re a husband and wife wedding photography and videography duo based in Minneapolis. Minnesota is our home, but we love traveling and planning fun adventures. We bring our pup, Sophie, with us just about everywhere, and if we’re not shooting a wedding or editing, you will likely find us hiking, camping, running, biking, or doing just about anything outdoors. Looking for someone to help document your big day? Let’s connect!
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