Minnesota Wedding Guide | Spring/Summer 2019

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Contents

WEDDING PLANNING CHECKLIST

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PLANNING + PREPARATION

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VENUE DIRECTORY

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CEREMONY + RECEPTION VENUES

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CATERING

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PHOTOGRAPHY + VIDEOGRAPHY

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FASHION

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BEAUTY + WELLNESS

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FLOWERS + DÉCOR

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STATIONERY + FAVORS

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ENTERTAINMENT

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DESSERTS + BEVERAGES

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TRANSPORTATION

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HONEYMOON + NEWLYWED SERVICES

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J O S H F R A N Z | Publisher josh@mnweddingguide.com

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T A Y L O R W A L D | Vendor Relations Manager taylor@mnweddingguide.com Minnesota Wedding Guide is published two times per year by Twin Cities Wedding Association, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written consent of the publisher. The information contained in this publication is believed to be accurate. However, Minnesota Wedding Guide does not guarantee its accuracy. Minnesota Wedding Guide cannot and will not be held liable for the quality or performance of goods and services provided by the advertisers in this publication.

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Congratulations WE’RE HAPPY TO SAY

Twin Cities Wedding Association (TCWA) is pleased to present this issue of the Minnesota Wedding Guide. The purpose of this Guide is to assist with all aspects of your planning by giving you planning tips and advice as well as access to trusted wedding vendors. The companies profiled in this Guide have signed a Code of Ethics which is your assurance that you will be helped by true wedding professionals. They are the best in their fields and are well prepared to assist you in creating the wedding of your dreams. More details about each vendor and out code of ethics can be found on MinnesotaWeddingGuide.com. We are always here to help. If you have any questions during your planning journey, please don’t hesitate to contact us. And be sure to follow us on social media to be kept in the loop on the latest ideas and trends.

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Best wishes from all of us at Twin Cities Wedding Association!

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photo by Heather Hanson


THE ULTIMATE

wedding planning checklist 5


12-18 Months Before OO Start a wedding folder or binder. Begin leafing through wedding, lifestyle, fashion, gardening, design and food magazines for inspiration. Browse Pinterest and Instagram for ideas. OO Work out your budget. Determine how much you have to spend, based on your families’ contributions and your own. OO Pick your wedding party. As soon as you’re engaged, people will start wondering who’s in the wedding party. OO Start the guest list. Make a head count database to use throughout your planning process, with columns for contact info, RSVPs, gifts, and any other relevant information. (Hint: Want to keep costs low? It may be brutal, but the best way to do it is to reduce your guest list.)

OO Hire a planner, if desired. A planner will have relationships with, and insights about vendors. Even if you are only going to use them for day-of coordination services, it’s wise to hire them at the beginning of the planning process. OO Reserve your date and venues. Decide whether to have separate locations for the ceremony and the reception, factoring in travel time between the two places. OO Book your officiant. OO Research photographers, bands, florists and caterers. Keep their contact information in your binder or spreadsheet. OO Throw an engagement party, if you wish. But remember that your invitees should be on your wedding guest list as well.

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8-12 Months Before OO Hire the photographer and the videographer. No need to talk specifics yet, but be sure that the people you hire are open to doing the shots that you want. OO Book the entertainment. Attend gigs of potential acts to see how they perform in front of audiences, then reserve your favorite. OO Meet caterers. If your wedding venue doesn’t offer its own catering service, look for one now and hire the service. OO Purchase a dress. You’ll need to schedule time for at least three fittings. Veil shopping can be postponed for another two to three months. OO Reserve a block of hotel rooms for out-of-town guests. Pick three hotels at different price points close to the reception venue. It’s great to try to get one of the room rates to sit right around $100 if possible. OO Start a gift registry with a minimum of three retailers. OO Launch a wedding website. Create your personal page through a free provider such as PerfectWeddingGuide.com. Note the date of the wedding, travel information and accommodations. Then send the link to invitees. OO Visit your local men’s formal wear stores and choose the grooms’ and groomsmen’s’ attire. OO Send save-the-date cards.

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6-7 Months Before OO Select and purchase invitations. Hire a calligrapher, if desired. Addressing cards is time consuming, so you need to budget accordingly. OO Start planning a honeymoon. Make sure that your passports are up to date and schedule doctors appointments for any shots you may need. OO Shop for bridesmaids’ dresses. Allow at least six months for the dresses to be ordered and sized. OO Send your guest list to the host of your shower. OO Meet with the officiant. Map out the ceremony and confirm that you have all the official documents for the wedding (these vary by county and religion). OO Reserve structural and electrical necessities. Book portable toilets for outdoor events, extra chairs if you need them, lighting components, and so on. OO Book a florist. Florists can serve multiple clients on one day, which is why you can wait a little longer to engage one. Plus, at this point, you’ll be firm on what your wedding color palette is. OO Arrange transportation. Consider limos, minibuses, trolleys and town cars. But know that low-to-the-ground limos can make entries and exits challenging if you’re wearing a fitted gown. OO Start thinking about shuttle service for your out-of-town guests. Is this a service you would like to provide? If so, start talking with the hotels you have contacted and see if they have any special relationships or deals set up for these services. OO Start composing a day-of timeline. Draw up a schedule of the event and slot in each component (the cake-cutting, the first dance, etc.).

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4-5 Months Before OO Book the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner venues. Negotiate the cost and the menu.

OO If you’re planning to host a day-after brunch for guests, reserve that venue.

OO Check on the wedding invitations. Ask the stationer for samples of the finished invitations and revise them to suit your needs.

OO Select and order the cake. Some bakers require a long lead time. Attend several tastings before committing to any baker. (Because, why not?)

OO Purchase wedding shoes and start dress fittings. Bring the shoes along to your first fitting so the tailor can choose the appropriate length for your gown.

OO Schedule hair and makeup artists. Make a few appointments with local experts to try them out. Snap a photo at each so you can compare results.

OO Choose your music. Are there any must-have songs? What about songs NOT to play? Listing out these items can give the DJ great direction in your music preferences. Also start thinking about: first dance, father/daughter dance, mother/ son dance, anniversary dance, and bridal party dance songs.

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3 Months Before OO Finalize the menu and flowers. You’ll want to wait until now to see what will be available, since food and flowers are affected by season. OO Order favors, if desired. Some safe bets: monogrammed cookies or a treat that represents your city or region. If you’re planning to have welcome baskets for outof-town guests, plan those now. Another favor that’s always a hit is wine or beer glass take-aways. Think of all the local Minnesota craft brewery options. OO Make a list of the people giving toasts. Which loved ones would you like to have speak at the reception? Ask them now. OO Finalize the readings. Determine what you would like to have read at the ceremony and whom you wish to do the readings. OO Purchase your undergarments. And schedule your second fitting. OO Finalize the order of the ceremony and the reception. OO Order menu cards, if you like, as well as programs. OO Purchase the rings. This will give you time for resizing and engraving. OO Send your event schedule to the vendors. Giving them a first draft now will allow ample time for tweaks and feedback.

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2 Months Before OO Touch base again with all the vendors. Make sure any questions on your first draft proposals have been answered.

OO Set up your timeline meetings with your wedding planner.

OO Meet with the photographer. Discuss specific shots, and walk through your wedding venues to note spots that appeal to you.

OO Review the playlist with the band or DJ. Though you probably won’t be able to dictate every single song played, you should come prepared with a wish list.

OO Send out the invitations. The rule of thumb: Mail invitations six to eight weeks before the ceremony, setting the RSVP cutoff at three weeks after the postmark date.

OO Submit a newspaper wedding announcement. If you’re planning to include a photograph, check the publication’s website. Some have strict rules about how the photo should look.

OO Enjoy a bachelorette party. Arranging a night out with your girlfriends generally falls to the maid of honor. But if she hasn’t mentioned one to you by now, feel free to ask (for scheduling purposes, of course!) if a celebration is in the works.

OO Schedule spa treatments for the week of the wedding, including massage, facials and mani/pedi.

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1 Month Before OO Enter RSVPs into your guest list database. Phone people who have not yet responded. OO Get your marriage license. The process can take up to six days, but it’s good to give yourself some leeway. If you are changing your name, order several copies. OO Mail the rehearsal dinner invitations. OO Visit the tailor for (with luck!) your last dress fitting. For peace of mind, you may want to schedule a fitting the week of your wedding. You can always cancel the appointment if you try on the dress and it fits perfectly. OO Stock the bar. Now that you have a firm head count, you can order accordingly. OO Confirm times for hair and makeup and all vendors. OO E-mail and print directions for drivers of transport vehicles. This gives the chauffeurs ample time to navigate a route. OO Assign seating. Draw out table shapes on a layout of the room to help plan place settings. Write the names of female guests on pink sticky notes and the names of male guests on blue sticky notes so you can move people about without resketching the entire setting. OO Purchase bridesmaids’ gifts. You’ll present them at the rehearsal dinner. OO Write vows, if necessary. This process can take longer that you might think! OO Get your hair cut and colored, if desired.

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2 Weeks Before OO Give final head count to the caterer and baker. Confirm all set-up instructions and menu items. Also finalize payment at this time. OO If you’re having a receiving line, determine the order you want everyone to stand in (i.e. parents, grandparents, important family members, etc.). OO Prepare your wedding toasts or thanks to friends and family. (Hint: Traditionally the best man, maid of honor and father of the bride give toasts at the reception. If you’re concerned about length, consider setting a time limit for speeches, or have more of them at the rehearsal dinner. )

OO Put together the reception seating plan if you’re having a seated reception meal. (Hint: Leave two blank seats for every 50 guests. This will be for unexpected guests that happen to show up.)

OO Designate someone to collect the wedding gifts and cash brought to the reception. Coordinate with this person where they will bring the gifts after the wedding. (Hint: This person could also take care of the guest book, since they will be in contact with many guests.)

OO Groom: Get your final haircut. (Hint: Don’t get your haircut the day of the wedding—you want to give your fresh ‘do time to settle in.)

OO Fill out escort cards or give typed names to the calligrapher if you’re using one. OO Plan any additional night-before activities with friends and/or attendants and proper accommodation for out-of-town bridal party members. OO Designate who (i.e. reception site manager, coordinator, close friend) will meet, greet and handle each vendor on the wedding day. (Hint: Usually your wedding coordinator does this.)

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Week of Wedding OO Delegate small wedding-day tasks. Choose someone to bustle your dress, someone to carry your things, someone to be in charge of gifts (especially the enveloped sort), someone to hand out tips, and someone to be the point person for each vendor. OO Send a timeline to the bridal party. Include every member’s contact information, along with the point people you’ve asked to deal with the vendors if problems arise. OO Pick up your dress or make arrangements for a delivery. OO Groom: Pick up your tux and try it on in the store before you leave. Don’t wait until the day-of to do this! OO Call your reception site manager and make sure your vendors all have access to the site when they need it. Confirm final payment at this time. OO Distribute final wedding-day directions, schedule and contact list to all parents, attendants and vendors. OO Confirm delivery locations, times, final payments and arrangement count with florist. OO Call transportation providers for a day-of schedule and addresses for pickups on the wedding day. Confirm final payment at this time as well. OO Confirm location, date, final payment and time with photographer. OO Confirm location, date, final payment and time with videographer.

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OO Confirm date, location, time, playlist and final payment with all musicians for the entire day (i.e. live music and DJ for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception). OO Make a day-of schedule for you and your groom. Make sure to include time for hair, makeup, and transportation to and from your beauty appointments and your photo session. OO Put final payments and cash tips for vendors in marked envelopes and give to your wedding planner or a designated friend or family member to distribute on the wedding day. OO Put together an overnight bag for your wedding night and designate someone to deliver it to the hotel for you. OO Leave a copy of your honeymoon itinerary with someone in case of emergency. OO Give seating chart to caterer, venue manager, host or wedding coordinator. OO Determine any wedding-day assignments for members of the wedding party, and make lists/info sheets as needed. OO Check in one last time with the photographer. Supply him or her with a list of moments you want captured on film. OO Attend spa treatments, mani/pedi appointments. (Hint: You might want to get a stressrelieving massage, too.)

OO Break in your shoes. OO Pack for your honeymoon.

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Day Before the Wedding OO Arrange for someone to drop off the guest book and pen and other important pieces at the reception site. (Hint: This can also be done at rehearsal, if it is in the same location.)

OO Rehearse the ceremony with officiant and wedding party and other important people. OO Pull together your wedding gown, veil, shoes and stockings and put them all in one safe place. OO Put together a day-of emergency kit. You never know what may happen and it never hurts to be prepared. Give this to a trustworthy guest, such as the mother of the bride, or the maid of honor. OO Confirm with those people you expect to give/lead toasts at the reception. OO Designate someone to take and freeze the top tier of the wedding cake to be eaten at your first anniversary celebration. (Hint: Save some cocktail napkins, programs, place cards and other mementos too! )

OO If you are going on a honeymoon right away, ask a bridesmaid to pick up your belongings at the hotel after you have left. OO Have fun and relax at your rehearsal dinner. OO If your wedding is in the morning set your alarm. (Hint: Arrange for a backup just in case!) OO Relax, take a bath and get some much-needed sleep (8-plus hours!) if you can.

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Day of the Wedding OO Most Important: Relax, smile, and enjoy the day! OO Eat breakfast and other small meals throughout the day. Make sure to drink plenty of water and use the restroom before the ceremony. OO Enjoy your hair and makeup time with friends and family. OO Take a moment to thank your parents and tell them you love them. OO Set aside a private moment together before or after the ceremony to exchange gifts and a sweet congratulatory kiss (or two). It always makes a great photo opportunity to catch this special moment when you see each other for the first time, either before or after the ceremony.

After the Wedding OO Enjoy your new life as newlyweds! OO Preserve your bridal bouquet, wedding dress and other wedding mementos, if you are choosing to. (Hint: This should be done within one week of the wedding. This prevents stains from setting, and keeps flowers as fresh-looking as possible. If you are going on your honeymoon right away, you may want to give this task to a close friend or family member.)

OO Mail gifts to your parents to thank them for their help and support (if you didn’t give them out at the rehearsal dinner). OO Put together an online photo album of wedding photos from friends. (Hint: These will most likely be the first photos available, since professional proofs can take weeks.)

OO Send thank-you notes for your gifts within eight weeks of your wedding day.

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PLANNING + PREPARATION Congratulations, you’re engaged! Before you know it, you’ll have the wedding of your dreams. But first, you need to plan it. Wedding planning can be overwhelming, so we suggest you start small, and bring in some pros to help. Hiring a wedding planner right away can be one of the best vendor decisions you make. They are experts in their field, familiar with every vendor and venue, and every step of the way they will help keep your grand vision (and budget) in mind. Supported by a professional, those never-ending wedding planning decisions suddenly become much easier. Wondering about the etiquette surrounding plus-ones, invitation wording, seating charts, inviting kids (or not) to your wedding? Planners have seen it all, and they know the answers to every quandry you can imagine.

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Next up, start to plan about your ceremony. Receptions get a lot of attention, but it’s the ceremony that’s truly the most important part of your day. Think about who you want to officiate your wedding. Whether it’s a religious leader, a friend or family member, or a professional officiant, your choice will set the tone for the ceremony—and sometimes dictate the venue. You may also meet with your officiant before the wedding for pre-marital counseling. Whether you’re having a religious or secular ceremony, counseling beforehand can help ensure you and your partner are on the same page when it comes to those big life topics, and have the tools to discuss issues going forward. During this time, begin to think about what type of wedding you want: large or intimate, formal or casual, local or destination, and so forth. Start browsing magazines and blogs, set up a Pinterest board, and attend wedding fairs for inspiration. The Wedding Fair™ is Minnesota’s premier wedding fair, bringing together the best of the best of Twin Cities wedding vendors. Taste cake and catering samples, talk with wedding pros and watch a runway fashion show—this is a one-stop shop for everything wedding. Occurring three times a year in January, March and October, The Wedding Fair™ is the ultimate wedding planning experience.

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Questions to ask your wedding planner: OO What is your fee? Is that all-inclusive or are there additional costs? Are there package options? OO Are you available on our preferred wedding date? OO Will you be onsite the day of my wedding? Will you have a team? OO Will you book multiple weddings on the same day? OO How often do we typically meet during the planning process? OO Will you attend vendor meetings with me? OO Have you planned a wedding at our venue before? Or a similar style venue? OO Are there any aspects of wedding planning that you don’t get involved with? OO Do you have references? OO And ask yourself: Do we like this person? You will be spending a lot of time with your wedding planner—make sure you like their personality.

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Tips for creating the perfect registry: »» Register at a minimum of three different stores. This way if your guests are from out of town, they will most likely have a store nearby. You can also create online registries.

»» Be careful not to register for seasonal items. If you are registering nine months ahead of time, they may not have these items when your guests go to purchase them for you.

»» Break registering into multiple days. Trying to get it done all in one day will become overwhelming. Think bedrooms and bathrooms one day, tackle the kitchen department another day.

»» If you’ve already built your home together, think of some good ideas for an alternative gift registry. Try a honeymoon fund or donations to your favorite charity.

»» Register for gifts in all price points. This way your guests can choose a gift they know you’ll love at a price they can afford.

»» Look for a store that has some perks. Do you get a percentage off registry items after the wedding (usually between 10-15%)? This incentive is often found with the larger retailers.

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venue directory YOUR LOCAL PRIVATE VENUES TO ACCOMMODATE CELEBRATIONS OF ALL TYPES AND SIZES... CONVENIENTLY COMPARE YOUR OPTIONS

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2ND AVE. PARTY ROOM @ PIZZA LUCE 119 N. 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-333-7359 | pizzaluce.com/locations/2nd-avenue-room

60

None

$500$750

A. G. HILL BALLROOM 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 651-696-6472 | macalester.edu/conferences

350

$1,250

$3,000$4,000

A'BULAE | pg. 93 255 6th Street E, 6th Floor, St. Paul, MN 651-788-9818 | abulae.com

500

$2,995$9,995

$5,000$10,000

ADLER RANCH 6001 County Road 42 NE, Alexandria, MN 320-760-8314| adlerranch.com

300

$1,500$6,000

None

AFTON HOUSE INN & ST. CROIX RIVER CRUISES | pg. 97 3291 South St. Croix Trail, Afton, MN 651-436-8883 | aftonhouseinn.com

300

$800$2,100

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AL AND ALMA’S SUPPER CLUB & CHARTER CRUISES | pg. 98 5201 Piper Road, Mound, MN 952-472-3098 | alandalmas.com

149

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$3,000

ARROWWOOD RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER | pg. 84 2100 Arrowwood Lane NW, Alexandria, MN 320-762-1124 | arrowwoodresort.com

400

$300$900

$1,000$9,500

ASHERY LANE FARM 5480 Tacoma Avenue, Mayer, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

300

$3,000$10,000

$3,000$15,000

ATLAS GRILL | pg. 85 200 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-338-4700 | atlasgrill.com

300

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B'S ON THE RIVER 1455 Co. Rd 27, Watertown, MN 952-955-2223 | bontheriver.com

500

$500$3,000

None

BAVARIA DOWNS 3919 Bavaria Road, Chaska, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

700

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$2,500$16,000

BEARPATH GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB 18100 Bearpath Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 952-975-5252 | bearpathgolf.com

300

$800$1,500

$4,000$6,000

BELLE'S EVENT CENTER 311 E. Enterprise Drive, Belle Plaine, MN 612-339-0222 | belleseventcenter.com

400

$1,000$6,000

None

BIGWOOD EVENT CENTER 925 Western Ave, Fergus Falls, MNÂ 218-729-2211 | bigwoodeventcenter.com

400

$0$1,500

$1,500

BIRCHWOOD CAFE 3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-722-4474 | birchwoodcafe.com/weddings

35

$40$100

$400$1,250

BLACK BEAR RESORT & CASINO 1785 Hwy 210, Carlton, MN 218-878-2327 | blackbearcasinoresort.com

600

$350$1,400

None

BLACKBERRY RIDGE GOLF CLUB 3125 Clubhouse Road, Sartell, MN 320-257-4653 | blackberryridgegolf.com

300

$1,500$2,500

$4,000$6,000

BLOOM LAKE BARN 17147 Bloom Lake Road , Shafer, MN 651-703-1555 | bloomlakebarn.com

300

$5,995$7,495

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BLUEFIN BAY FAMILY OF RESORTS 7192 W Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 218-663-6875 | bluefinbay.com

100

$500$2,000

$3,500

BOGART'S ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 14917 Garrett Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 612-269-4625 | bogartsentertainmentcenter.com

275

$650$1,200

None

BRACKETT'S CROSSING COUNTRY CLUB 17976 Judicial Road, Lakeville, MN 952-435-7600 | brackettscrossingcc.com

500

$0$2,500

None

BREEZY POINT RESORT 9252 Breezy Point Drive, Breezy Point, MN 218-562-7176 | breezypointresort.com

400

$500$1,000

$5,000

BROOKHALL EVENT CENTER 11930 Central Avenue NE, Blaine, MN 763-755-8731 | blainbrookbowl.com

450

$150$1,000

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BROOKVIEW GOLDEN VALLEY 316 Brookview Parkway S, Golden Valley, MN 763-512-2345 | brookviewgoldenvalley.com

192

$1,100$1,800

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BUNKER HILLS EVENT CENTER 12800 Bunker Prairie Road, Coon Rapids, MN 763-951-7276 | bunkerhillseventcenter.com

350

$600

$4,500$9,500

CAFE AND BAR LURCAT 1624 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 612-486-5500 | lurcatminneapolis.com

180

$1,000$2,000

$12,000$25,000

CALHOUN BEACH CLUB 2925 Dean Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

550

$750$6,000

$5,000$15,000


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CAN CAN WONDERLAND 755 Prior Avenue N, St. Paul, MN 651-925-2261 | cancanwonderland.com

1000+

$0$5,000

None

CAPITOL RIDGE EVENT CENTER & PEDDLERS PUB 161 Saint Anthony Avenue, St. Paul, MN 651-287-7678 | capitolridgebuilding.com/events

180

$400$1,000

None

CARIBOU HIGHLANDS LODGE 371 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 218-728-8060 | caribouhighlands.com/weddings

80

$750$1,500

$2,000$4,000

CEDAR ROOM AT OLD CHICAGO APPLE VALLEY 14998 Glazier Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 952-891-4650 | oldchicago.com

130

$75$150

None

CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES | pg. 99 501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 952-934-1524 | weddings.chanhassendt.com

250

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None

CHART HOUSE RESTAURANT & EVENT CENTER 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 952-435-7020 | charthouserestaurant.com

300

$150$1,500

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COMFORT INN PLYMOUTH 3000 Harbor Lane N, Plymouth, MN 763-559-1222 | comfortinnplymouth.com

167

$350$1,050

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COMMUNITY ROOM AB 400 10th Street NW, New Brighton, MN 651-638-2138 | newbrightonmn.gov

240

$595$965

None

COMO PARK ZOO & CONSERVATORY | pg. 86 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN 651-487-8282 | lancerhospitality.com

400

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38

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RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

CORNERSTONE STUDIOS | pg. 101 2220 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 651-755-9837 | hello@cornerstonestudiosmn.com

50

$250$1,750

None

COUNTRY INN & SUITES ST. PAUL EAST 6003 Hudson Road, Woodbury, MN 651-739-7300 | countryinns.com/woodburymn

100

Varies

Varies

COURTYARDS OF ANDOVER 13545 Martin Street NW, Andover, MN 763-754-6953 | courtyardsofandover.com

575

$250$1,250

$2,500$10,000

COYLAND CREEK 5400 Townline Road, Frederic, WI 715-653-4273 | coyland.com

170

$3,000

None

CRAGUN'S RESORT & LEGACY GOLF 11000 Craguns Drive, Brainerd, MN 218-825-2853 | craguns.com

500

$300$2,000

None

CROWNE PLAZA MINNEAPOLIS WEST | pg. 87 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 763-559-6600 | cpplymouth.com

350

None

$7,000$9,000

CROWNE PLAZA NORTHSTAR 618 2nd Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-338-2288 | cpminneapolis.com

250

None

None

CRYSTAL LAKE GOLF COURSE 16725 Innsbrook Drive, Lakeville, MN 952-432-6566 | cyrstallakegolfcourse.com

250

$800$1,000

$3,800$5,500

CINDYRELLA'S GARDEN 12790 Dodd Blvd , Rosemount, MN 952-938-0778 | fabweddingsmn.com

150

$1,200

None


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40

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

DAKOTA PINES GOLF CLUB | pg. 88 2015 Westview Drive, Hastings, MN 651-379-2016 | dakotapinesevents.com

250

$2,000$3,000

None

DELLWOOD BARN WEDDINGS 7373 120th Street, Grant, MN 612-325-5388 | dellwoodbarnweddings.com

253

None

None

DELLWOOD COUNTRY CLUB 29 East Highway 96 , Dellwood, MN 651-426-4155 | weddings.dellwoodcountryclub.com

275

$750$2,500

$0$8,000

DELTA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT MINNEAPOLIS NE | pg. 102 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN 612-455-6331 | marriott.com/mspde

500

$500$3,500

Varies

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MINNEAPOLIS PARK PLACE 1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 952-582-5319 | doubletreeminneapolis.com

350

$300$750

$4,000$10,000

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MINNEAPOLIS UNIVERSITY | pg. 103 511 Huron Blvd SE, Minneapolis, MN 612-504-3203 | doubletreeuniversity.com

250

None

Varies

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON ST. PAUL DOWNTOWN | pg. 83 411 Minnesota Street, St. Paul, MN 651-291-8800 | stpauldowntown.doubletree.com

400

$500$1,500

Varies

EAGAN COMMUNITY CENTER 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan, MN 651-675-5550 | eagancommunitycenter.com

350

$175$1,750

None

EARLE BROWN HERITAGE CENTER | pg. 104 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Minneapolis, MN 763-569-6300 | earlebrown.com

800

Varies

Varies


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42

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

EAST TOWN BALLROOM AT THE COURTYARD | pg. 105 1500 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-638-4670 | easttownballroom.com

400

Varies

Varies

EDINBURGH USA | pg. 89 8700 Edinbrook Crossing, Brooklyn Park, MN 612-238-4011 | damicocatering.com

500

$500$1,000

$2,000$10,000

ELM CREEK CHALET 12400 James Deane Parkway, Maple Grove, MN 763-559-6700 | threeriversparks.org/page/featured-venues

208

$600$1,800

None

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON BLOOMINGTON | pg. 106 2800 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN 952-967-8706 | embassyweddingsbloomington.com

400

$0$500

Varies

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON MINNEAPOLIS | pg. 107 12 6th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 612-334-0613 | embassysuites.com

330

$0$4,500

$4,500$9,500

ERTÉ & THE PEACOCK LOUNGE 323 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 612-623-4211 | ertedining.com

150

None

Varies

FOREST LAKE AMERICAN LEGION 355 West Broadway, Forest Lake, MN 651-464-2600 | post225.com

400

$500$675

None

FORTUNE BAY RESORT & CASINO 1430 Bois Forte Road, Tower, MN 800-992-7529 | fortunebay.com

400

$500$1,500

$6,500

FOUR DAUGHTERS VINEYARD & WINERY 78757 State Highway 63, Spring Valley, MN 507-346-7300 | fourdaughtersvineyard.com

300

Varies

Varies


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44

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

FREDRICK R. WEISMAN ART MUSEUM 333 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 612-625-9494 | wam.umn.edu

160

$1,625$2,900

None

GALE MANSION 2115 Stevens Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-870-1662 | galemansion.com

250

$2,100$3,200

$2,500$4,500

GALE WOODS FARM 7210 County Road 110 W, Minnetrista, MN 763-694-7611 | threeriversparks.org

320

$600$1,800

None

GARDEN ROOM OF EDEN PRAIRIE | pg. 94 8080 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie, MN 612-253-0255 | mintahoe.com

300

$2,775

$1,500$3,000

GERMANIC AMERICAN INSTITUTE 301 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 651-222-7027 | gaicatering.com

220

$1,600$2,200

None

GLENHAVEN EVENTS 1595 220th Street E, Farmington, MN 952-938-0778 | fabweddingsmn.com

350

$3,000$6,000

None

GLENSHEEN MANSION 3300 London Road, Duluth, MN 218-726-8933 | glensheen.org

300

$1,400$9,200

None

GRAND CASINO HINCKLEY 777 Lady Luck Drive, Hinkley, MN 800-472-6321 | grandcasinomn.com

1,000

$600$1,200

Varies

GRAND ELY LODGE RESORT & EVENT CENTER | pg. 91 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN 218-365-6565 | grandelylodge.com

275

$400$500

None


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VENUE

46

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

GRAND SUPERIOR LODGE 2826 E Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 800-627-9565 | grandsuperior.com/weddings

180

$1,750$4,000

$2,000$6,000

GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 218-740-2015 | glaquarium.org/glaevents/weddings

300

$600$3,500

None

GREYSOLON BALLROOM BY BLACK WOODS | pg. 90 231 E Superior Street, Duluth, MN 218-722-7466 | greysolonballroom.com

350

$900$3,700

None

GULL LAKE CRUISES 11000 Craguns Drive, Brainerd, MN 218-831-0126 | gulllakecruises.com

100

$1,000$1,500

None

HAZELTINE NATIONAL GOLF CLUB 1900 Hazeltine Blvd, Chaska, MN 952.556.5420 | hazeltinenational.com

350

$0$1,000

$0$8,000

HERITAGE LINKS GOLF CLUB 8075 Lucerne Blvd, Lakeville, MN 952-440-4656 | heritagelinks.com

180

$250$1,000

None

HEWING HOTEL 300 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 651-468-0500 | hewinghotel.com

180

$1,000$4,000

Varies

HIDDEN GREENS EVENT VENUE 12977 200th Street E, Hastings, MN 651-437-1813 | hiddengreensevents.com

300

$3,500$6,500

$500

HILTON MARCO ISLAND BEACH RESORT AND SPA 560 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 239-394-5000 | hiltonmarcoisland.com

220

$2,000

$5,000$20,000


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48

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

HISTORIC JOHN P. FURBER FARM 7310 Lamar Avenue S, Cottage Grove, MN 651-336-4421 | johnpfurberfarm.com

500

$6,000$9,000

$5,000

HOLIDAY INN ALEXANDRIA - THE BARN | pg. 91 5637 Highway 29 S, Alexandria, MN 320-763-6577 | thebarnalex.com

350

$500$750

$3,000$4,000

HOLIDAY INN HOTEL & SUITES OWATONNA 2365 43rd Street W, Owatonna, MN 507-446-8900 | ichotelsgroup.com

250

$1,250$2,100

$3,000

HOPE GLEN FARM & TREEHOUSE 10276 E Point Douglas Rd S, Cottage Grove, MN 612-202-2886 | hopeglenfarm.com

300+

$1,500$9,995

Varies

HYLAND HILLS SKI AREA 8800 Chalet Road, Bloomington, MN 763-694-7811 | threeriversparks.org

320

$1,900$2,100

None

IDEAL HALL 1494 Dale Street N, St. Paul, MN 651-488-0971 | tstcreativecatering.com

350

$1,000$1,500

$800

INTERNATIONAL MARKET SQUARE 275 Market Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

4,000

$750$1,000

$4,000$12,500

INWOOD OAKS | pg. 94 484 Inwood Avenue, St. Paul, MN 612-253-0255 | mintahoe.com

1,000

$1,675$6,000

$3,000$10,000

JOHN P. MURZYN HALL 530 Mill Street NE, Columbia Heights, MN 763-706-3734 | columbiaheightsmn.gov

400

$800$1,700

None


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50

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

JX EVENT VENUE 123 Second Street N, Stillwater, MN 651-342-0176 | jxvenue.com

720

$5,500$9,500

None

KELLER GOLF COURSE 2166 Maplewood Drive, Maplewood, MN 651-766-4176 | lancerhospitality.com

300

None

None

KILKARNEY HILLS GOLF CLUB 163 Radio Road, River Falls, WI 715-425-8501 | kilkarneyhills.com

350

$799$3,500

$3,500

LAFAYETTE CLUB 2800 Northview Road, Minnetonka Beach, MN 952-471-8493 | lafayetteclub.com

800

$1,000$3,000

$6,000$10,000

LAKE ELMO INN EVENT CENTER 3712 Layton Avenue N, Lake Elmo, MN 651-779-5994 | lakeelmoinn.com

300

$800$1,800

$4,000

LAKESIDE BALLROOM 180 S. Lake Shore Drive, Glenwood, MN 320-760-4987 | facebook.com/Lakeside-141599406838/

325

$1,800

None

LANDMARK CENTER 75 West 5th Street, St. Paul, MN 651-292-3228 | landmarkcenter.org

320

$3,000$5,300

$750

LARSMONT COTTAGES 596 Larsmont Way, Two Harbors, MN 218-728-8060 | larsmontcottages.com

50

$1,250$1,500

$1,500$2,000

LEOPOLD'S MISSISSIPPI GARDENS | pg. 94 9500 West River Road, Brooklyn Park, MN 763-315-3800 | leopoldsmn.com

330

$800$6,000

$0$8,700


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VENUE

52

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

LITTLE CROW RESORT 15980 Highway 23 NE, Spicer, MN 320-347-1500 | littlecrowresort.com

300

$1,000$3,750

$3,500$6,500

LORING SOCIAL 1629 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

320

$500$3,000

$2,000$10,000

LOWERTOWN EVENT CENTER | pg. 109 400 Sibley Street N, Suite L50, St. Paul, MN 612-310-4369 | lowertowneventcenter.com

250

Varies

None

MAIDENWOOD LODGE N447 244th Street, Stockholm, WI 715-544-7771 | maidenwoodlodge.com

200

$3,900$4,300

None

MAJESTIC OAKS GOLF CLUB 701 Bunker Lake Blvd, Ham Lake, MN 763-755-2140 | majesticoaksgolfclub.com

400

$300$2,000

$3,000$11,500

MCNAMARA ALUMNI CENTER 200 Oak Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

1,000

Varies

$500$13,800

MEDINA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB | pg. 92 400 Evergreen Road, Medina, MN 763-478-4808 | medinagolfcc.com

250

$500$1,500

$4,000$6,500

MENDAKOTA COUNTRY CLUB 2075 Mendakota Drive M endota Heights, MN 651-905-6165 | mendakotacc.com

350

$500$1,050

$5,000

METROPOLITAN BALLROOM AND CLUBROOM 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

1,150

None

$2,500$15,000


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Client Provides

Client Provides

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VENUE

54

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

MID-AMERICA FESTIVALS 1244 S Canterbury Rd, Suite 306, Shakopee, MN 952-445-7361 | magicaloutdoorweddings.com

150+

$750$900

Varies

MIDLAND HILLS COUNTRY CLUB 2001 Fulham Street, Roseville, MN 651-631-0440 | midlandhillscc.org

300

$500$1,200

$6,000

MILL CITY MUSEUM 704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

1,000

$1,600$2,750

$1,500$12,500

MILLENNIUM HOTEL MINNEAPOLIS 1313 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 612-359-2227 | millenniumhotels.com

350

Varies

Varies

MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT MARRIOTT 2020 East American Blvd, Bloomington, MN 952-851-4760 | marriott.com/mspmn

550

None

$34/ person

MINNEAPOLIS CENTRAL LIBRARY | pg. 94 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 612-253-0255 | mintahoe.com

250

$1,800

$4,000$6,000

MINNEAPOLIS ELKS #44 2875 Brookdale Drive, Brooklyn Park, MN 763-560-4400 | minneapoliselks44.org

150

$500$800

Varies

MINNEAPOLIS GOLF CLUB 2001 Flag Avenue S, St. Louis Park, MN 952-525-2532 | minneapolisgolfclub.com

240

$500$1,000

$8,000$10,000

MINNEAPOLIS MARRIOTT WEST | pg. 110 9960 Wayzata Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN 952-544-4400 | marriottminneapoliswest.com

350

$250$1,000

$3,000$12,000


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Either Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Either Provides

Venue Provides

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VENUE

56

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER 345 Kellogg Blvd W, St. Paul, MN 612-238-4444 | damicocatering.com

2,000

$300$2,730

$2,000$9,000

MINNEOSTA HORSE & HUNT CLUB 2920 East 220th Street, Prior Lake, MN 952-447-2272 | horseandhunt.com

300

$150$1,000

$5,000

MINNESOTA BOAT CLUB | pg. 93 1 South Wabasha Street, St. Paul, MN 612-253-0255 | mintahoe.com

130

$600$1,600

$2,000$5,000

MINNESOTA NATIONAL GOLF COURSE | pg. 111 23247 480th Street, McGregor, MN 218-426-4444 | mnnationalgolfcourse.com

300

$1,500$3,000

None

MINNESOTA ZOO | pg. 93 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 952-431-9298 | mnzoo.org/rent-the-zoo

240

$2,200$3,500

Varies

MN HARVEST APPLE ORCHARD & EVENT VENUE 8251 Old Highway 169 Blvd, Jordan, MN 952-492-2785 | minnesotaharvest.net

300

None

None

MORGAN CREEK VINEYARDS 23707 478th Avenue, New Ulm, MN 507-947-3547 | morgancreekvineyards.com

200

$800$2,000

$350

MOUNDS VIEW EVENT CENTER 5394 Edgewood Drive, Mounds View, MN 763-717-4041 | moundsvieweventcenter.com

300

$115$2,295

None

NEW PRAGUE PARK BALLROOM 300 Lexington Avenue S, New Prague, MN 952-758-4603 | theparkballroom.com

1000

$400$700

$3,000


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Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

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Client Provides

Venue Provides

Venue Provides

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VENUE

58

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

NICOLLET ISLAND PAVILION | pg. 94 40 Power Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-253-0255 | mintahoe.com

600

$4,000$5,700

$4,000$15,000

NORD TASTING ROOM & SOCIAL HALL 2610 Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-454-0397 | frenchmeadowcafe.com

200

$100$1,000

$600

NORTH STAR FARM EVENT CENTER 34234 322nd Street, Le Sueur, MN 612-275-7195 | northstarfarmevents.com

350

$3,000$6,800

None

NORTHERN LIGHTS BALLROOM AND BANQUET CENTER 10376 112th Avenue, Milaca, MN 320-369-4622 | northernlightsbanquet.com

400

$195$1,495

Varies

OAK RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB 700 Oak Ridge Road, Hopkins, MN 952-935-7721 | oakridgecountryclub.net

350

$500$1,000

Varies

OLYMPIC HILLS GOLF CLUB 10625 Mount Curve Road, Eden Prairie, MN 952-466-6145 | olympichills.com

200

$1,000$2,000

$2,500$5,500

PAIKKA 550 Vandalia Street, Suite 165, St. Paul, MN paikkamn.com

200

$6,500$8,000

None

PARADISE CHARTER CRUISES & MINNEAPOLIS QUEEN | pg. 112 Lake Minnetonka & Mississippi River, MN 952-474-8058 | twincitiescruises.com

145

Varies

Varies

PARK TAVERN BOWLING & ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 3401 Louisiana Avenue S, St. Louis Park, MN 952-929-6810 | parktavern.net

500

Varies

Varies


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60

CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

FOOD & BEV MINIMUM

PIZZA LUCE RICHFIELD BANQUET ROOM 800 W 66th Street, Richfield, MN 612-767-8603 | pizzaluce.com

55

$80$130

$400$650

PLYMOUTH CREEK CENTER 14800 34th Avenue N, Plymouth, MN 763-509-5280 | plymouthmn.gov

350

$585$1,330

None

PROFILE EVENT CENTER | pg. 113 2630 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 612-331-5000 | profileeventcenter.com

400

None

None

PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL 1691 Park Place Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN 763-308-5186 | punchbowlsocial.com

975

None

$0$70,000

RADISSON BLU MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN 35 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-547-6233 | radissonbluminneapolis.com

500

$500$1,200

$6,500$12,000

RADISSON HOTEL MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL NORTH | pg. 114 2540 North Cleveland Avenue, Roseville, MN 651-636-4567 | radisson.com/rosevillemn

350

None

Varies

RENAISSANCE MINNEAPOLIS BLOOMINGTON | pg. 115 5500 American Blvd. W, Bloomington, MN 952-345-1245 | marriott.com

200

$0$500

$2,500

RIDGES AT SAND CREEK 21775 Ridges Drive, Jordan, MN 651-438-3627 | ridgesatsandcreek.com

400

$250$1,000

$3,500

RIDGE TOP GATHERING PLACE 27828 Neptune Rd, Cashton, WI 608-693-0016 | ridgetopgatheringplace.com

500

$450$2,750

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RIVER OAKS GOLF COURSE & EVENT CENTER 11099 South Highway 61, Cottage Grove, MN 651-438-2121 | riveroaksmunigolf.com

225

$250$1,750

$4,000

ROLLING RIDGE WEDDING & EVENT CENTER 31101 County Road 133, St. Joseph, MN 320-257-7755 | rollingridgeevents.com

300+

$500$7,000

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ROOSEVELT HILLS 2695 Timberland Rd, Barronett, WI 715-371-1147 | roosevelthills.com

170

$3,000

None

ROSEHENGE HALL 20732 Holt Avenue, Lakeville, MN 952-938-0778 | fabweddingsmn.com

200

$1,000$1,500

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ROSEMOUNT COMMUNITY CENTER BANQUET HALL 13885 S Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 651-322-6002 | ci.rosemount.mn.us

300

$350$950

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ROSEVILLE SKATING CENTER BANQUET FACILITY 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN 651-792-7121 | cityofroseville.com/skatingcenter

300

$335$935

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ROYAL CLIFF 2280 Cliff Road, Eagan, MN 952-938-0778 | fabweddingsmn.com

350

$1,000$1,500

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ROYAL GOLF CLUB 11455 20th Street N, Lake Elmo, MN 651-505-9059 | royalclubmn.com

260

$800$3,000

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RUDY'S REDEYE GRILL & EVENT CENTER 4940 N Highway 61, White Bear Lake, MN 651-653-6718 | rudysredeyegrill.com

280

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RUSH CREEK GOLF CLUB | pg. 116 7801 County Road 101, Maple Grove, MN 763-494-8944 | rushcreek.com

350

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SCANDIA CREAMERY 21279 Olinda Trail N, Scandia, MN tstcreativecatering.com

350

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$800

SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA | pg. 95 120 West Kellogg Blvd St. Paul, MN 651-221-2550 | lancerhospitality.com

400

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SECURIAN FINANCIAL CLUB AT CHS FIELD | pg. 100 360 N Broadway Street, St. Paul, MN 763-703-5216 | chsfield.com

250

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SHERATON BLOOMINGTON HOTEL | pg. 117 5601 West 78th Street, Bloomington, MN 952-656-5906 | bloomingtonmnweddings.com

350

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SHOREWOOD COMMUNITY & EVENT CENTER 5735 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 952-474-7635 | southshore-center.org

175

$280$590

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SILVERWOOD GREAT HALL 2500 County Road E, St. Anthony, MN 763-559-6700 | threeriversparks.org

208

$800$2,400

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SOUTHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB 239 East Mendota Road, West St. Paul, MN 651-233-5895 | southviewcc.com

300

$500$1,000

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ST. JAMES HOTEL 406 Main Street, Red Wing, MN 651-385-5548 | st-james-hotel.com

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ST. PAUL COLLEGE CLUB 990 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 651-227-4477 | stpaulcollegeclub.com

300

$220$275

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STOUT'S ISLAND LODGE 2799 27th Street, Birchwood, WI 715-354-3646 | stoutsislandlodge.com

175

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$6,000

TAYLORS FALLS SCENIC BOAT TOURS 220 South Street, Taylors Falls, MN 651-465-6365 | taylorsfallsboat.com/weddings

120

$1,275$2,625

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THE BLAISDELL 2322 Blaisdell Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 651-423-5668 | theblaisdell.com

250

$4,000$8,500

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THE CARGILL ROOM - THE WATERFRONT RESTAURANT 332 Front Street S, La Crosse, WI 608-782-1677 | thewaterfrontlacrosse.com

400

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THE COPPER HEN 2515 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 612-872-2221 | copperhenkitchen.com

150

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THE FLORIAN GARDENS 2340 Lorch Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 715-832-8836 | thefloriangardens.com

600

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THE GARDENS OF CASTLE ROCK | pg. 96 26601 Chippendale Avenue, Northfield, MN 651-264-9510 | thegardensofcastlerock.com

300

$3,950$6,950

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THE HISTORIC DEGLMAN FARM 12725 50th Street, Princeton, MN 612-867-8657 | deglmanfarm.com

250

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THE HOLDEN ROOM 145 Holden Street N, Minneapolis, MN 612-568-6411 | parallelmn.com/the-holden-room

450

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$2,500

THE HOTEL IVY | pg. 108 201 S 11th Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-746-4600 | thehotelivy.com

130

$500

$5,000

THE LINKS AT NORTHFORK 9333 Alpine Drive NW, Ramsey, MN 763-241-0506 | golfthelinks.com

275

$700$1,000

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THE LODGE AT CROOKED LAKE EVENT CENTER 24271 State Road 35 N, Siren, WI 715-349-2500 | mylodge.com

300

$100$1,350

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THE LOFT AT STUDIO J 214 Main St S, Suite 301, Stillwater, MN 651-342-2416 | studiojloft.com

250

$3,000$5,000

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THE MINNEAPOLIS CLUB 729 Second Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-334-0217 | mplsclub.org

350

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$8,500

THE MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ART 5500 Stevens Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 612-821-9045 | tmora.org

200

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THE OTHER ROOM 801 Washington Avenue N #116, Minneapolis, MN 612-220-7673 | theotherroommpls.com

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THE OUTING LODGE AT PINE POINT | pg. 118 11661 Myeron Road N, Stillwater, MN 651-439-9747 | outinglodge.com

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THE OUTPOST CENTER 6053 Hwy 212 E, Chaska, MN 952-475-8095 | theoutpostcenter.com

299

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THE OXBOW HOTEL & THE LAKELY 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire, WI 715-839-0601 | theoxbowhotel.com

150

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THE PAVILION AT LAKE ELMO 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 651-251-8568 | holidayinn.com/stpaulnemn

240

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THE REFUGE GOLF CLUB 21250 Yellow Pine Street NW, Oak Grove, MN 763-753-8383 | refugegolfclub.com

285

$750$1,500

$3,500$8,500

THE SANFORD CENTER 111 Event Center Drive NE, Bemidji, MN 218-441-4003 | thesanfordcenter.net

1,000

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THE VAN DUSEN MANSION | pg. 94 1900 LaSalle, Minneapolis, MN 612-871-2702 | thevandusenmansion.com

350

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THE WINERY AT SOVEREIGN ESTATE 9950 N Shore Road, Waconia, MN 952-446-9957 | sovereignestatewine.com

400

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THE WOMAN'S CLUB OF MINNEAPOLIS 410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 612-813-5300 | womansclub.org

300

$300$2,500

$1,000$5,500

THUMPER POND RESORT | pg. 91 300 Thumper Lodge Road, Ottertail, MN 218-367-2000 | thumperpond.com

350

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TPC TWIN CITIES 11444 Tournament Players Parkway, Blaine, MN 763-795-0827 | tpctwincities.com

220

$500$750

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UNION DEPOT 214 E 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 651-202-2710 | uniondepot.org

1000

$1,250$3,750

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UNIQUE DINING CATERING 13545 Martin Street NW, Andover, MN 763-754-6953 | udecatering.com

550

$600$1,750

$5,000

US BANK STADIUM 401 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 612-777-8733 | usbankstadium.com

400

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$3,000$10,000

VISTA FLEET CRUISES & EVENTS 323 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 218-529-8703 | vistafleet.com

220

$400$7,500

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W MINNEAPOLIS - THE FOSHAY 821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 612-215-3700 | wminneapolishotel.com

340

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$8,000

WABASHA STREET CAVES 215 Wabasha Street S, St. Paul, MN 651-224-1191 | wabashastreetcaves.com

200

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$800

WALKER ART CENTER 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 612-253-3408 | walkerart.org

220

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WATER STREET INN | pg. 119 101 South Water Street, Stillwater, MN 651-439-6000 | waterstreetinn.us

300

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WATSON BLOCK 256 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 612-300-9525 | watsonblock.com

150

$750$2,000

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WEDDINGS AT THE BROZ 212 Main Street W, New Prague, MN 612-339-0222 | brozweddings.com

300

$1,000$6,000

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WESTIN EDINA GALLERIA 3201 Galleria, Edina, MN 952-567-5022 | edinaweddings.com

350

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WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1200 Marquette Avenue, Minnespolis, MN 612-220-2132 | westminstermpls.org

300

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WILD MOUNTAIN 37200 Wild Mountain Road, Taylors Falls, MN 651-465-6365 | wildmountain.com/banquet-rooms

275

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WILD MOUNTAIN WINERY 16906 Wild Mountain Road, Taylors Falls, MN 651-583-3585 | wildmountainwinery.com

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WINDOWS ON MINNESOTA - MARQUETTE HOTEL 710 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 612-333-4545 | windowsonminnesota.com

300

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WINEHAVEN WINERY AND VINEYARD 10020 Deer Garden Lane, Chisago City, MN 651-257-1017 | winehaven.com

300

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WOODBURY CENTRAL PARK 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, MN 651-714-3799 | woodburycentralpark.com

250

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photo by Des Jardins Studio


ceremony + reception venues HOTELS OUTDOOR CRUISE BOATS RUSTIC BARNS

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CEREMONY + RECEPTION VENUES The stage is set. The night is beautiful. As you and your new spouse walk into the room, a smile beams across your face. Hand in hand, you stroll past all your guests and see that every detail is perfectly in place. As your happiness bubbles over, you quickly realize none of this would have been possible without choosing this amazing venue. Selecting your ceremony and reception venues will be the biggest challenge of the wedding planning process. Take your time in finding the venue that will not only make for breathtaking pictures, but also will set the tone for all of your friends and family. Overwhelmingly, when your guests reflect back on your wedding, they will picture your reception. Because of this, you will want to find the perfect venue to express your personalities and make your guests feel as comfortable as possible.

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How to determine the type of reception you want: OO Do you want the ceremony and reception to be in the same place? OO Based on the size of the guest list, what size ceremony/reception site do you need? OO Do you have a strong preference towards outdoor/indoor ceremony? OO Do you want an elegant reception or more casual? OO Do you prefer a Friday night, Saturday afternoon or evening wedding? OO Do you want a cocktail hour in a different location/room for dinner?

good to know Your reception will be responsible for roughly 35-50% of the cost of the entire wedding. This will include your facility rental fees, catering and bar service.

OO Do you want appetizers/dessert or a full meal at your reception? OO Do you want a live band/DJ at your reception/ceremony? (You will need adequate space and electricity) OO Do you want alcohol at your reception? OO Do you want seating for everyone or scattered cocktail tables?

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Questions to ask when selecting your venue: OO What amenities does the site offer? (Changing rooms, bathrooms, dance floor, lighting, entertainment equipment, wheelchair access, picturesque areas, on-site stocked bar, kitchen facilities, coat rooms, etc.)

OO Is catering available? May we use our own caterer, baker, etc. or must we use a vendor provided by the venue?

OO What is included and what are the fees involved with the venue rental? Have them give you an itemized list. OO Are there any special restrictions? Restriction to access of rooms, music level or timeline, smoking, decorations, or flames? If having anything unique, discuss this with the venue during this time. (Example: animals on site.)

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OO How many people will comfortably fit in each room?

OO Can any dĂŠcor be removed from the venue?

OO Is there any dĂŠcor included in the venue rental

OO Are candles allowed? And what is the candle policy? (Completely enclosed flame, etc.)

Things that should be included are the following: OO Facility rental fee

OO Cost of setup and take down

OO Cost of catering

OO Ceremony fee (if having onsite)

(at least minimums, final decisions will be made later)

OO Staffing fees

OO Cake cutting fees

OO Taxes for all services and rentals

OO Floral fees

OO Minimum rental fee

(if using an onsite vendor)

OO Linen and service ware fees (if using an on-site vendor)

OO Beverage fees (this will be a decision dependent on your bar service needs)

OO Bartending fee (usually per bartender)

OO Overtime fees OO Security fees OO Permit fees OO Parking/valet fees OO Any other services specific to the venue

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Dakota Pines Events Simply Elegant & Unforgettable Dakota Pines Events offers timeless receptions and beautiful outdoor ceremonies for up to 250 guests. Rudy’s Redeye Grill caters delicious fare and provides flawless service. ~Mention Twin Cities Weddings and receive a butler passed appetizer with a minimum purchase~

2015 Westview Dr. | Hastings, MN 55033 651-379-2016 | dakotapinesgolfclub.com


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D’AMICO CATERING AT EDINBURGH USA 8700 Edinbrook Crossing | Brooklyn Park, MN 5544 612-238-4444 | eventmanagers@damico.com | damicocatering.com


www.greysolonballroom.com . #218.722.7466 . Downtown Duluth, Minnesota


Your choice of setting. Whether your style is casual, sophisticated or a bit in the wilderness, Madison Hospitality Group has the ideal location for your Minnesota destination wedding. We offer unique indoor and outdoor venues, on-site lodging, banquet facilities and friendly professional staff to help make your special day unforgettable.

Contact us and choose the venue that’s right for you!

Grand Ely Lodge

Holiday Inn Alexandria

800-365-5070

320-763-6577

Ely, Minnesota

Alexandria, Minnesota

Thumper Pond Resort Ottertail, Minnesota

218-367-2000

www.grandelylodge.com

www.thebarnalex.com

www.thumperpond.com

Lakeshore Weddings on the Edge of the Boundary Waters

Featuring The Barn: A One-of-Kind Wedding Venue, Sure to Stand Out

Multiple Wedding Venues on a Beautiful Golf Course

Properties proudly managed by Madison Hospitality Group, LLC


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“I Do” at the minnesota zoo

952.431.9200 | sales@mnzoo.org 13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN 55124 | mnzoo.org


THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS. A’ B U L A E GARDEN ROOM OF EDEN PRAIRIE INWOOD OAKS LEOPOLD’S MISSISSIPPI GARDENS MINNEAPOLIS CENTRAL LIBRARY M I N N E S O TA B O AT C L U B N I C O L L E T I S L A N D PAV I L I O N SUMMIT MANOR VA N D U S E N M A N S I O N MINTAHOE.COM

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One Giant Leap

(651)221-2550 rental@smm.org • smm.org/rentals


Minnesota Wedding & Event Center Where you make your Best Day Ever Open Catering. Open Beverages.

Open you! Northfield, MN

651-264-9510 info@thegardensofcastlerock.com

thegardensofcastlerock.com


Afton House Inn • Afton/Hudson Cruise Lines AFTONHOUSEINN.COM STCROIXRIVERCRUISES.COM

3291 ST. CROIX TRAIL S AFTON, MN 55001 651-436-8883

This is the first day of the rest of your life, let Afton House Inn and Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines create the wedding of your dreams. We will take care of the details and entertain your guests by providing the finest in service, dining, and cruising. From small intimate occasions to larger formal affairs, we’ll make your event one everyone will remember for a lifetime. We would love to give you a tour and discuss your wedding plans.

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Al and Alma’s Supper Club and Charter Cruises ALANDALMAS.COM Twin Cities’ most unique and unforgettable wedding event venue! Surround yourself and your guests with one of Minnesota’s renowned natural treasures…Lake Minnetonka. Our magnificent, award-winning custom yachts are built to surround your guests in luxury with unmatched views of Lake Minnetonka’s beautiful islands, and shoreline. Exceptional food and personalized service will be the cornerstone of your event’s success!

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5201 PIPER ROAD MOUND, MN 55364 952-472-3098 INFO@AL-ALMAS.COM


Chanhassen Dinner Theatres CHANHASSENDT.COM

501 WEST 78TH STREET CHANHASSEN, MN 952-934-1524 RANDERSON@CHANHASSENDT.COM

Take center stage and say ’I do’ at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! In addition to a unique, one-of-a-kind setting, we offer quality service and a delicious, varied menu at exceptional prices. Whether planning a casual rehearsal dinner for 20 or a formal wedding ceremony and reception for 300, our experienced event staff will ‘set the stage’ on your big day! Ask about our all-inclusive package for 150 guests!

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CHS Field CHSFIELD.COM Looking for a unique spot to host your next event? The Securian Financial Club at CHS Field can provide you with an upscale, stress-free environment to entertain your guests. Accomodating up to 250 people, this indoor space surrounded by glass will protect you from the elements while you soak in views of the baseball field, Dayton’s Bluff to the east, and the downtown St. Paul skyline to the west.

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360 BROADWAY STREET ST. PAUL, MN 651-644-6659 AGUTKNECHT@SAINTSBASEBALL.COM


Cornerstone Studios CORNERSTONESTUDIOSMN.COM Allow our historic studio to blend our past with your future!

2220 CENTRAL AVENUE NORTHEAST MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55418 651-755-9837 HELLO@CORNERSTONESTUDIOSMN.COM

Located just 1.5 miles from downtown Minneapolis, Cornerstone Studios is the perfect romantic venue for your intimate ceremony, reception, celebration, and more. We offer stress free experiences for celebrations of 50 people or less. Locally owned and managed, we promise to make your experience a wonderful one from start to finish. Bring all your dreams, and come on down for a tour!

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast WWW.MARRIOTT.COM/MSPDE At Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast, we focus on the details that matter. Elegant modern spaces for celebrating with up to 400 of your favorite people, delicious fresh food, spacious guest rooms with ultra-comfortable beds, complimentary parking, local shuttle rides, complimentary Wi-Fi and an onsite restaurant and bar featuring all day dining options and a great Private Dining Room. Simple Made Perfect.

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1330 INDUSTRIAL BLVD NE MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55413 612-331-1900 SALES@SCALZOHOSPITALITY.COM


DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - University Area DOUBLETREEUNIVERSITY.COM

511 HURON BLVD SE MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414 612-504-3203 SALES@DOUBLETREEUNIVERSITY.COM

Nestled in the heart of the Twin Cities, the brand-new DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - University Area offers a one-of-a-kind experience for your wedding. Our glamorous Bridges Ballroom is exclusively yours, there’s no need to share your special day with any other couple. Surround yourself with breathtaking floortoceiling windows, enjoy your mouthwatering meal under sparkling chandeliers, and dance the night away with friends and family.

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Earle Brown Heritage Center EARLEBROWN.COM Looking for a rustic country wedding conveniently near the Twin Cities? Earle Brown Heritage Center is Minneapolis’ premier wedding venue. Beautifully restored to its former grandeur, Earle Brown Heritage Center creates a rustic wedding feel just north of Downtown. We provide plenty of variety to make your wedding completely unique. With spaces that accommodate from 20 to 1,000 people, your intimate ceremony or lavish celebration will find its home.

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6155 EARLE BROWN DR MINNEAPOLIS, MN 763-600-7093 SALES@EARLEBROWN.COM


East Town Ballroom at the Courtyard EASTTOWNBALLROOM.COM

1500 WASHINGTON AVE S MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55454 612-638-4670 INFO@EASTTOWNBALLROOM.COM

With over 5,200 sq. ft., East Town Ballroom at the CourtyardMinneapolis offers endless options for any couple to host the wedding of their dreams. With space for both indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions we aim to have you expect the unexpected.

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington EMBASSYWEDDINGSBLOOMINGTON.COM The Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotels® Bloomington is the perfect setting for your special day. Our grand ballroom (seats up to 400), onsite ceremony options, premier catering services and expert events team offer everything you need to plan and celebrate your wedding in style. We have created wedding packages to make your wedding planning experience easy and stress-free! Say “I do” at Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington, and we will make your special day one to remember.

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2800 AMERICAN BOULEVARD WEST BLOOMINGTON, MN 55431 952-967-8706 ALLIE.LEA@HILTON.COM


Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis EMBASSYSUITES.COM

12 6TH STREET S MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55402 612-334-0613 SANDY.VOGEL@HILTON.COM

On your wedding day, you want time to stand still. In the new Embassy Suites Minneapolis it will! Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis our hotel offers you a unique and romantic setting, exquisite catering menus, impeccable service, special rates on guest accommodations and a complimentary honeymoon suite. Our wedding expert is ready to see to every detail through to make your special day memorable for you and your guests. 3D Virtual Tour: visitingmedia.com/tt8/?ttid=embassy-suites-hilton-minneaplis-downtown#/3d-model

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The Hotel Ivy THEHOTELIVY.COM Far from ordinary, Hotel Ivy is the perfect backdrop for your intimate affair. Our greatest desire is to tailor the arrangements to your personal preferences and make your dreams a reality by creating emotional touch points through design, cuisine and service. The historic details of our transformative spaces appeal to those seeking exciting flair for their special day. We believe that a story lived is more powerful than a story told, and invite you to create your own at Hotel Ivy.

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201 SOUTH 11TH STREET MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55403 612-353-3605 KARA.SHERMAN@THEHOTELIVY.COM


Lowertown Event Center LOWERTOWNEVENTCENTER.COM

400 SIBLEY STREET N, SUITE L50 ST PAUL, MN 55101 612-310-4369 INFO@LOWERTOWNEVENTCENTER.COM

The Lowertown Event Center is one of the Twin Cities’ newest venues and is located in the heart of Lowertown St. Paul on Mears Park. The renovated historic space features limestone & barn wood walls, wood beam ceilings and steel columns throughout; the spacious reception area accommodates 250 seated guests and the attached ceremony suite/cocktail area seats 200.

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Minneapolis Marriott West MARRIOTTMINNEAPOLISWEST.COM ONE DAY. INFINITE POSSIBILITIES. Our elegant setting complimented by exquisite cuisine offer a one of a kind experience for your special day. We specialize in rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions and gift openings. Our professional staff will help customize your event so you can enjoy everything about your day. Contact us today to schedule a tour.

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9960 WAYZATA BOULEVARD ST. LOUIS PARK, MN 55426 952-544-4400 MARRIOTTWESTREQUEST@CSMCORP.NET


Minnesota National Golf Course MNNATIONALGOLFCOURSE.COM Minnesota National Golf Course is the perfect place to say “I do.�

23247 480TH ST. MCGREGOR, MN 55760 218-426-4444 INFO@MNNATIONALGOLFCOURSE.COM

Imagine your guests driving up to the majestic Minnesota National Clubhouse and walking into a beautiful building with rustic charm. They will be impressed by the grand fireplace and flawless craftsmanship. As they make their way to the event center they will surely be impressed by the tastefully decorated interior. With options for every budget, we can help ensure your special day is filled with magical memories no one will ever forget.

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Paradise Charter Cruises & Minneapolis Queen TWINCITIESCRUISES.COM Providing the perfect views on beautiful Lake Minnetonka or the Mississippi River. Our luxurious fleet is ideal for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal parties and more! Port of Bohemian Flats Park, Mississippi River Port of Excelsior, Lake Minnetonka

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952-474-8058 INQUIRIES@TWINCITIESCRUISES.COM


Profile Event Center PROFILEEVENTCENTER.COM

2630 UNIVERSITY AVE. SE MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414 612-331-5000 INFO@PROFILEEVENTCENTER.COM

The Profile Event Center’s two halls feature separate outdoor patios, private bridal suites, hardwood dance floors, gorgeous high tech dance lighting, chiffon draping backlit with intelligent lighting for customized reception colors, state of the art sound systems, digital video cameras with closed circuit television functionality, and original modern artwork. Beyond ordinary, extraordinary.

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Radisson Hotel Minneapolis St. Paul North RADISSON.COM/ROSEVILLEMN Located in Roseville between Minneapolis & St. Paul, the Radisson boasts stunning ceremony and reception space for up to 350 guests. Custom menus provided through our award winning on-site restaurant – Axels. We offer stress-free, allinclusive packages as well as Friday, Sunday and Off-Season discounts. Start the rest of your life with a day to remember!

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2540 NORTH CLEVELAND AVE. ROSEVILLE, MN 55113 651-636-4567 GJUNE@NATHCOMPANIES.COM


Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington RENAISSANCEBLOOMINGTON.COM

5500 AMERICAN BOULEVARD WEST BLOOMINGTON, MN 55437 952-831-8000 SALES@RHBLOOMINGTON.COM

The Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel features a contemporary and modern design conveniently located just minutes West of the Minneapolis/St Paul airport with complimentary transportation provided. We offer 253 guest rooms, as well as several Junior Suites for your wedding guests. You will find our 2,883 square foot Ballroom located on the first level of the hotel to provide a private, intimate space as a perfect venue for your Special Day. Our Ballroom will accommodate up to 200 of your Family and Friends.

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Rush Creek Golf Club RUSHCREEK.COM From your first visit to the picturesque setting of Rush Creek, our team will guide you through every detail to make your special day the perfect memory. We will entertain your thoughts before we entertain your guests and bring your event to life with personalized service and delightful cuisine. The experience and commitment of our staff enables us to cater everything from hors d’oeuvre receptions to formal dinners.

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7801 COUNTY ROAD 101 MAPLE GROVE, MN 55311 763-494-0400 LISA@RUSHCREEK.COM


Sheraton Bloomington Hotel BLOOMINGTONMNWEDDINGS.COM

5601 WEST 78TH STREET BLOOMINGTON, MN 952-656-5906 SALES@SHERATONBLOOMINGTONHOTEL.COM

Your dream event begins at the Bloomington Ballroom. Our talented staff will make your experience worry free and full of lasting memories. We provide the utmost attention to every detail, from the elegant ambiance of the ballroom to our impeccable service. The space is functional and modernly designed with exceptional culinary expertise.

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The Outing Lodge OUTINGLODGE.COM Imagine a turn-of-the-century home in the countryside, surrounded by extensive lawns and gardens - a la Jane Austen’s novels. Ten minutes from downtown Stillwater, the Outing Lodge is a historic Bed & Breakfast surrounded by a 300-acre park. When you and your guests “move” to the Outing Lodge, everything can happen at one location, in the style of a local “destination wedding.” The Outing Lodge hosts romantic weddings year-round, can accommodate 10-300 people, and has event coordinators on staff to help you from start to finish. Ask about our MN Wedding Guide discounts!

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11661 MYERON ROAD N STILLWATER, MN 55082 651-439-9747 INFO@OUTINGLODGE.COM


Water Street Inn WATERSTREETINN.US Intimate Victorian Charm with Historic Elegance Overlooking the Scenic St. Croix River in Downtown Stillwater.

101 SOUTH WATER STREET STILLWATER, MN 55082 651-439-6000 GVESEY@WATERSTREETINN.US

Historic Inn, Irish Pub, Formal Dining Room, Banquet Venue for 200, Weddings and Beautiful Historic Meeting Space.

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A.G. Hill Ballroom MACALESTER.EDU/CONFERENCES The A.G. Hill Ballroom, at Macalester College, is beautifully highlighted by natural light and provides an elegant and affordable location for your big day. A grand stairwell leads guests to the bright, open and contemporary ballroom, a wonderful location for receptions of up to 350 guests.

1600 GRAND AVE. | SAINT PAUL, MN 55105 651-696-6472 | AWILLIA8@MACALESTER.EDU

Birchwood Cafe BIRCHWOODCAFE.COM/WEDDINGS At Birchwood Cafe, we source our Good Real Food from local organic farmers, so that you can serve fresh and flavorful fare to those who matter most. Delight your family + friends with a meal cooked with care and served with love to compliment your special day. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options available.

3311 EAST 25TH STREET | MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55406 612-722-4474 | CATERING@BIRCHWOODCAFE.COM

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Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts BLUEFINBAY.COM We believe everything about your wedding day should make you feel beautiful, including the backdrop. With three distinct resort venues – all located on breathtaking Lake Superior – you can mix and match to create the perfect destination wedding or honeymoon. Bluefin Bay has been named Minnesota’s “Most Romantic Resort,” and “Best Honeymoon Resort” seven years straight.

ON LAKE SUPERIOR | 7192 W HWY 61 | PO BOX 2125 | TOFTE, MN 55615 800-BLUEFIN | 218-663-6875 | WEDDINGS@BLUEFINBAY.COM

Cedar Room Apple Valley OLDCHICAGO.COM Our Cedar Room provides a comfortable facility for any event including wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal or baby showers, business events and athletic banquets. We have affordable room rental rates to accommodate any size party.

14998 GLAZIER AVENUE | APPLE VALLEY, MN 55124 952-891-4650 | oc0025BQT@CWRESTAURANTS.COM

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Courtyards of Andover COURTYARDSOFANDOVER.COM “Frank does an amazing job responding to emails quickly and has been a helpful hand every step of the way… And the food - the food is amazing!” Kristen B. Looking to have your wedding dreams turned into a reality? You will have the perfect wedding and your guests will be raving about it for years to come!

13545 MARTIN STREET NW | ANDOVER, MN 55304 763-754-6953 | AMANDA@UNIQUEDININGEXPERIENCES.COM

Mid-America Festivals MAGICALOUTDOORWEDDINGS.COM Mid-America Festivals has been creating timeless weddings for over 40 years on the grounds of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Create the wedding of your dreams in a classic setting. Variety of outdoor ceremony and reception locations available. Grounds available to rent mid May - early October.

1244 S. CANTERBURY RD., SUITE 306 | SHAKOPEE, MN 55379 952-445-7361 | WEDDINGS@RENAISSANCEFEST.COM

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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis MILLENNIUMHOTELS.COM Millennium Hotel Minneapolis offers unique, beautiful banquet spaces for your wedding reception. The 14th Floor Dome and Marquis Ballroom offer panoramic views of Minneapolis and seating for up to 160 guests. The Grand Ballroom seats up to 350 guests and Loring seats up to 300 guests.

1313 NICOLLET MALL | MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55403 612-359-2227 | MINNEAPOLIS.US@MILLENNIUMHOTELS.COM

St. James Hotel ST-JAMES-HOTEL.COM Planning a wedding can be stressful. Why work with a separate caterer, rental company, florist, and decorator when you can plan everything in one location. Book your wedding at the St. James Hotel and you get it all! Space, hotel, flower shop, Salon Spa, onsite coordinator. Everything under one roof!

406 MAIN STREET | RED WING, MN 55066 651-388-2846 | WEDDINGS@ST-JAMES-HOTEL.COM

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CATERING A well-fed wedding guest is a happy wedding guest. From cocktails to appetizers to dinner to dessert, plan a menu that will satisfy and inspire. Think about what kind of wedding you want, and translate that into your catering and bar service. A more formal affair calls passed appetizers and champagne followed by a plated dinner served in courses. A more casual wedding might call for buffet or familystyle dining. But in today’s weddings, truly anything goes. Make your own rules, and choose the things you love the most. A raw bar paired with champagne for cocktail hour, followed by a decadent mac n’ cheese for an entrée—or a filet mignon entrée followed by a hot dog cart for late night snacks? Why not. The sky’s the limit when it comes to planning a menu that’s distinctly you.

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Whatever you do, don’t forget dessert. Wedding cakes have always been a highlight of weddings, but it’s also a growing trend to serve other dessert options. Naked cakes, doughnuts, dessert bars and mini pies are giving a fresh new perspective to this age-old custom. Figuring out a fun way to finish off the dinner portion of your night can be overwhelming with so many sweet and delicious options. There is no such thing as your “average wedding cake” these days. Cakes can have an array of fillings, flavors, designs and toppers. From ribbons to fresh flowers, the appearance of your wedding cake can go in endless fun directions. If the traditional wedding cake doesn’t strike your fancy, consider some of the more trendy buffet ideas. Buffets can be a

bit more cost effective, but only if you’re willing to do the research. Some items that make for great buffets are macarons, cake pops, mini pies, candy, popcorn, French pastries or cupcakes. Having a mix of these items can be an inviting and eyecatching display. Cost for your cake will typically be quoted per piece and can range anywhere from $1.50 upwards of $10 depending on the bakery and the complexity of the design. Selecting multiple flavors and fillings will also increase the price. Another thing to remember with a traditional wedding cake is that many venues will have a cake cutting fee—this will range from $1-4 per guest. Sometimes venues will give you a break on this cost if you use the inhouse baker, or one from their preferred vendor list.

tipping guide All tipping can be done at the end of the night. Give this task to a trusted friend or your wedding planner. »» Bartenders: 10% of the total bill, to split between bartenders. »» Catering staff: (if NOT included in your event order) 15-20% »» Dessert delivery: $20-30 depending on the time, distance and punctuality. (Whoever is supervising these deliveries typically handles the tipping.) »» Coat/restroom attendant: 50 cents per guest »» Valet/parking attendants: $1 per car »» On-site wedding coordinator: $150

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Our passion is in the details – let Famous Dave’s treat you and your Guests. From black tie events to backyard gatherings, our from-scratch cooking, original recipes and slow-smoked BBQ will complement your special day.

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The Lake Elmo Inn Event Center Catering Staff has provided outstanding reception experiences throughout the Twin Cities for over 30 years. Our Event Coordinators will walk you through every step of your wedding day, making sure that everything, including menu design, dining service, and all the extras, surpasses your needs and vision. www.LakeElmoInn.com


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We believe food should be prepared beautifully and priced reasonably. We price our food and services to be affordable without compromising quality. Kabomelette is recognized as Minneapolis’ first breakfast food truck and our wedding brunches having been winning people over for nine years. We have perfected our service to feed hundreds of guests delicious, made-to-order omelettes. The food trailer can be part of the ambiance or your behind-the-scenes kitchen. In addition to breakfast, we have a full lunch and dinner menu that you can customize to meet your budget.

Vittles is our more recent venture, which was born after many people inquired about Kabomelette providing plated dinners, appetizers, fajitas and more. So we launched a full-service catering company! As with Kabomelette, we do omelette, french toast and waffle bars, but we also offer a variety of appetizers, lunch and dinner options. We pride ourselves on offerings that will enhance the beauty and uniqueness of your event. You will not leave your event with either your belly or wallet empty!

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contact us at: chelsea@kabomelette.com | 612-644-7856


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit DICKEYS.COM Say “I Do” with Dickey’s delicious, slow-smoked barbecue. Dickey’s Pit Masters craft your barbecue favorites to perfection and serve them to you and your guests on your big day. From full service wedding caterings including slow-smoked meats, savory sides and buttery rolls to bridal shower buffets and catered bachelor parties, let Dickey’s bring the ‘cue to you. Call the Dickey’s catering experts at 866-BARBECUE to customize your special day or bridal gathering today and check out all of our catering options at dickeys.com.

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Rack Shack BBQ RACKSHACKBBQCATERING.COM

2141 CLIFF ROAD EAGAN, MN 55122 612-326-0430 ELLIOTT@RACKSHACKBARBEQUE.COM

Rack Shack BBQ is award winning Southern Style Barbeque. Featured on Man vs. Food, Ranked in the Top 50 on Travel Channel’s “101 Best Places to Chow-Down in America”, Voted Best BBQ by KARE 11 Fans, and more! We cater office meetings - weddings & everything in between. The sky is the limit when it comes to your BBQ ideas. Visit us online to see what we can do for you.

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Holy Land HOLYLANDBRAND.COM Make your wedding celebration with friends and family extra-special with our award-winning healthy Mediterranean Cuisine! Let a Holyland Catering Specialist help you design a crowd-pleasing menu with choices for meat lovers and vegetarians alike, with many items that are gluten-free. Our catering guide has options for hot and cold appetizers, salads, entrees, specialty items, gourmet desserts, and more. Book your tasting today to discover the flavors of the old world cuisine.

2513 CENTRAL AVE NE | MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55418 612-781-2627 EXT 2 | CATERING@HOLYLANDBRAND.COM

Northern Waters Smokehaus NWSMOKEHAUS.COM Catering at Northern Waters Smokehaus starts with the finest products made right here in Duluth by our skilled crew and served to you and your guests with elegance and drama. Our shop is filled with smoked fish, handcrafted smoked meats, and artisan salumi. Serve your guests a celebrated slice of the North.

394 LAKE AVE SOUTH | DULUTH, MN 55802 218-724-7307 | CATERING@NWSMOKEHAUS.COM

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O’CHEEZE OCHEEZE.COM Food truck catering! How does a fun meal that tastes awesome sound? Standard catering is just not cutting it now a days, so why not think outside the box. We are available for reception dinners, rehearsal dinners and late night snacks. Let us help you make you wedding the most memorable it can be!

612-568-5737 CONTACTUS@OCHEEEZE.COM

Unique Dining Catering UDECATERING.COM “They were so accommodating and the staff was excellent I think some of my guests even hugged them!! Amber was so helpful setting everything up…” Lesley P. Our team is dedicated to making your day perfect. From backyard casual to lavish elegance, our culinary treats are sure to please you and your guests.

13545 MARTIN STREET NW | ANDOVER, MN 55304 763-754-6521 | AMANDA@UNIQUEDININGEXPERIENCES.COM

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photography + videography VIDEO PHOTO BOUDOIR PHOTO BOOTHS

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PHOTOGRAPHY + VIDEOGRAPHY Looking back on your wedding day after the magic has taken place, you flip through your wedding albums and relive your amazing day over and over again. Your day is going to fly by and when you need to recall your evening, you’ll turn to your wedding album and photos. Photography is not where you should be cutting the budget. Make sure that you have the best photographer you can afford—this is the best way to ensure your memories will be captured perfectly. The vows, the toasts, your first dance together—these are some of the most important moments at your wedding. Being able to watch them again is something you will treasure. These special moments will be captured by your photographer, but to see them in live motion is an essential part of preserving your wedding-day memories. With wedding videography, you can watch your perfect day unfold before your eyes (and from your guest’s perspective).

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Couples are realizing more and more how critical it is to have a videographer on their wedding day. Not having one to capture your day will likely be your biggest regret if you decide to pass on this vendor. When selecting a photographer and videographer, one of the most important things to consider is their personality. Does their temperament complement yours? Are they more laid back and calm or do they take charge and command the situation? They will be with you for most of your wedding day and being posed by someone that you are not comfortable with will inevitably end with awkward wedding photos. Then of course, there’s the photo booth. While no substitution for your photographer, photo booths add to a fun environment for your guests. Not only does it provide entertainment, allowing guests to snuggle up in front of the lens snapping goofy photos, but it also gives them a take-home favor. What’s more, you’ll have a book of their silly photos to look back on and help remember the day.

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Photography and videography will be responsible for roughly 15-20% of your budget. This will include the photo/ videographer’s hours on-site, engagement photos, wedding photos and footage, and tip to the photo/videographer (and their assistants if applicable).

tipping guide »» Photographer: $150-250 »» Photographer Assistant: $50-100 »» Videographer: $150-250

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Questions to ask when selecting your photographer and videographer: OO What’s your favorite shooting style? Formal? Relaxed and creative? Photojournalistic? Candid? OO May we see your portfolio or albums of your work? OO Were all the photos in these albums taken by the same photographer? OO How many of these were similar to the size and style of our wedding? OO Are you the person that we will be working with personally on our day? If not, can we meet the person who will be? Do you bring an assistant or another photographer with you on the wedding day? OO Can we give you a shot list to work from? (This ensures you will be able to get the shots that are important to you.)

OO How many weddings do you typically shoot in a year? OO What types of packages are available? Can they be customized? OO How many other events will you be capturing that weekend? (This is so you are aware if you are the only event or not. Although, most photographers have no problem shooting multiple events in a weekend.)

OO What kind of equipment will you bring? Do you have backup equipment available? (Asking this question will also give you a good idea of how much space they will need. This can be an important piece of information to know when they will be shooting the ceremony.)

Questions to ask yourself after the meeting:: OO Do I like this person? Can I see myself spending the whole day with them and enjoying myself? OO Do I like their work as a wedding photographer/videographer? How is the lighting? Do they frame their work in a way that is appealing to me?

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Bellagala BELLAGALA.COM

255 EAST 6TH ST., SIXTH FLOOR ST. PAUL, MN 55101 651-227-1202 INFO@BELLAGALA.COM

We believe people look their best when they are comfortable in front of the camera. We document weddings as they unfold naturally, combining our skill and photographic expertise with our passion for capturing love stories. Our photographers have a photojournalistic base, but have their own style and skill set unique to each of them. Work with some of the best and most passionate photographers in the industry!

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DesJardins Studio RACHEL-DESJARDINS.COM Hey, I’m Rachel! I’m the lady behind the lens and the passion behind the story. I like backpacking on the North Shore, working in my gardens, and picking up a new craft before I have time to finish the last one. I’m a story teller and if you tell me your story, I’ll share why I love what I do. My heart absolutely sings for capturing genuine moments and raw emotions on your wedding day. Visit my website to peek at more love stories and happy endings!

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Lauren Baker Photography LAURENBAKERPHOTO.COM

2220 CENTRAL AVE NE MINNEAPOLIS, MN 952-412-6465 INFO@LAURENBAKERPHOTO.COM

Hey friend, I'm Lauren Baker, your favorite fun-loving, love-inspired wedding photographer! Lauren Baker Photography came into being because of my desire to tell untamed love stories. Through play, my team and I help our couples see the love, joy, and beauty in all of life’s moments. From the big and planned moments to the smaller, candid, more hidden ones, we embrace and celebrate life for what it is: real life. My couples inspire my art and it's their unique love stories that allow me to create warm, romantic, authentic photographs with a touch of "je ne sais quoi." I can't wait to be inspired by you!

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Martinez Digital Media LLC WWW.MARTINEZDIGITALMEDIA.COM Martinez Digital Media specializes in telling your unique wedding story through artistic and stylized photography and cinematography crafted by Jose and Alex.

1310 QUINCY STREET NE | STUDIO 7 MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55413 612-386-8199 JOSE@MARTINEZDIGITALMEDIA.COM

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Kay Michael Photography & Video KAYMICHAEL.COM Wedding couples trust us to create amazing images and appreciate our flexible, friendly style. “The photos are so beautiful, and they captured unique, emotional, lovely moments. We continue to receive compliments on our photos everyday. My husband and I highly recommend them!”

INFO@KAYMICHAEL.COM 612-750-7722

Brianna Lane Photography BRIANNALANEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM Capturing the Wildly In Love | Brianna Lane Photography is for the modern bride who loves bold colors and timeless photographs. Those who aren’t afraid to get a little dirty on their wedding day and see rain as a great opportunity for photos. Thoes who value a strong marriage over a beautiful wedding. We want to be there in the middle of all the action, documenting your day as it unfolds in all its beauty. We will laugh with you, we will cry with you, and we will cheer you on as you marry the love of your life. Contact now to find out more about our pricing and packages.

BRIANNALANEPHOTOGRAPHY@GMAIL.COM 763-370-9751

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fashion JEWELRY ALTERATIONS ACCESSORIES BRIDAL APPAREL MEN'S FORMAL WEAR GOWN PRESERVATION

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FASHION Picture your amazing wedding dress—what do you see? A haute couture gown with elegant embroidery, a breezy bohemian dress, a classic tulle ballgown, or a glamorous gown dripping in crystals? The options are endless for today’s brides. Identify some of your favorite styles as a starting point, but keep an open mind when you arrive to the bridal salon. Try on a little bit of everything to determine what you truly love. Measurements will be taken after you’ve made your final decision on the gown. Have the gown fitted to your current size, even if you are planning to lose weight. It will take several months to construct your gown once your order has been placed. After that time, the salon will call you when it arrives.

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Finally, you’re ready for your first fitting, which usually occurs nine to ten weeks before your wedding. However, let the salon know if you need the gown in advance, such as for a formal portrait sitting. At the first fitting, it’s very important to bring your accessories and all undergarments so that you can get an idea for how the entire ensemble comes together. Wearing your shoes to the gown fittings will ensure accuracy in measuring to your height, while also giving you a chance to break in your shoes a bit before the ceremony. The average cost of a wedding dress in Minnesota is $1,500, but can range upwards of $5,500. Alterations are made between the first and second fittings, so when you go back to try on the gown, the fit will be very close to the final result— minor changes may need to be made while you wait or before the final fitting. The cost of alterations can add a few hundred dollars to the total cost of the dress, depending on exactly what is needed.

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Wedding attire, including hair and makeup, will require roughly 10% of your budget.

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Silhouette Styles BALLGOWN — For the princess in you! Fitted at the bodice and a waistline that leads to a full skirt. Flattering on hourglass and slender body types. A-LINE — One of the most common shapes. Fitted at the bodice and angles out to the ground (resembles the outline of an A). It’s the most universal silhouette because it tends to look great on every body type. TRUMPET — Hugs the hips and then flows out in an A-line around mid-thigh. It tastefully accentuates a woman’s shape without being confining. MERMAID — Fits closely to the body to the knees, then flares out to the hem. This style looks good on women with more of a straight shape. SHEATH — Usually semi-fitted from top to bottom with a straight skirt and no waist. Can be very flattering on most shapes. GODDESS — A new shape that seamstresses use to describe any shape that flows freely from the bust line. Most of the time, this dress has an empire waist so the dress can flow freely. It also complements most body shapes.


Neckline Styles STRAPLESS — Clean line across the chest. Simple neckline that works great on small busts. SWEETHEART — The most common neckline for strapless dresses. Dips in the center with rounded edges like the top of a heart. Looks great on both small and larger bust lines. V-NECK — Very common on dresses with sleeves or halter tops. It can be very dramatic and low-cut, or higher to accentuate the bust line. Looks great on small and large busts, depending on coverage. SCOOP — A very basic U-shaped neckline. Completely rounded from shoulder-to-shoulder as if the dress were smiling. This looks great on both small and large bust lines. BOAT NECK OR BATEAU — Similar to a scoop neck, this rounded neckline is cut straight from shoulder-to-shoulder with a slight dip in the middle. This neckline looks great on small bust lines. OFF-THE-SHOULDER — Sits below the shoulders and accentuates the shoulders and collar bone. Great for large bust lines. HALTER — Straps that wrap around the back of neck. Great for broad shoulders.

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Bridal Aisle Boutique Off the Rack and Consignment is a unique Wedding and Prom Boutique specializing in New Off the Rack, one of a kind original wedding gowns from all over the world, prom dresses, and formal dresses for a variety of social occasions. At Bridal Aisle we know every bride wants to find that special dress to say “yes” to while staying within their budget. There’s no reason to pay full price to get “the dress” of your dreams. Our store is a low-cost alternative and have the full boutique experience.

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Effie’s Bridal Trunk EFFIESBRIDALTRUNK.COM Finding your perfect dream dress can often be exciting, yet overwhelming at the same time. We have created a boutique environment that provides every Bride that walks through our door a very special and customized “Relaxed Sophistication” experience. We provide an array of designers and styles to fit every budget, taste and personality! Through our one-on-one personalized appointments with our experienced consultants, every Bride feels welcomed and experiences her special bridal moment with those she cares about most.

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Since 2008, Jewelry by Johan has been an innovator in jewelry design. Owner Johan Rust is one of the first designers to use genuine meteorite to create extraordinary wedding jewelry for customers around the globe. All handcrafted in Minnesota, we specialize in custom jewelry featuring exotic woods, genuine meteorite, fossilized dinosaur bone, and naturally shed deer antler.

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Knights Chamber Clothiers KNIGHTSCHAMBER.STORE Suit & Tuxedo Packages to OWN from $159. You’ve put in the time preparing for your wedding day. Our years of experience ensure your groom and groomsmen will look their absolute best. Let us help your wedding party look amazing in a great-fitting, stylish, and affordable outfit that will live long past your wedding day. However you tie the knot, we’re here to help you find the right fabric, color and style to suit your big day!

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beauty + wellness SKIN CARE HAIR STYLISTS SALONS & SPAS MAKEUP ARTISTS

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BEAUTY + WELLNESS It’s very important to stay healthy during the wedding planning process—not only from a physical standpoint, but from an emotional one as well. As you are trying to achieve your amazing bridal glow, always remember that maintaining wellness is the highest priority. Stress can build up quickly when planning a wedding—maintaining your emotional wellbeing will help the planning process immensely. Remember the long-term benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Exercising and eating right will keep your body in great shape, but may also help manage stress levels. Balancing work, family and wedding planning can be a challenge, but if you prioritize self-care, you’ll sail effortlessly through to your big day.

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Being a beautiful bride is surely a top priority. Here are some ideas on how to achieve your best wedding-day look: »» Visit your stylist early in the planning process. If you will be making changes to your look, they’ll help guide you through the process. »» Don’t go too drastic. You want to look back at your wedding photos and know it was a true reflection of you. »» If you’ll be getting any facials, waxes or exfoliation treatments, be sure to do a trial run a few months before the wedding— you want to know how your skin may react. »» Have your trial hair and makeup appointment at least two weeks before your day. You want to take the time to perfect your look before the big day arrives. »» Try to make your trial for the day of your bachelorette party or bridal shower. That way, you will be able to show off your fabulous glow. »» When you visit your stylist for your trial hairdo, bring all your bridal jewelry and accessories. This is so the stylist won’t have any surprises to work with on your actual wedding day.

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Your beauty regimen will be roughly $150-500-plus, depending if you have weekly/ monthly appointments leading up to your wedding. Typical hair and makeup will average around $200.

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Tips on how to achieve your ideal lifestyle: »» Visit with your physician. Ask them questions about what your ideal physical condition would be. Remember not all programs are right for everyone and having help can be the first step to a successful health plan. »» Don’t take on too many changes at once. You want these results to last far into your married life. »» Eat healthy fruits and veggies. A good rule of thumb is the more brightly colored they are, the better they are for you. »» Be active. Everyone is busy, especially when they are planning a wedding. Find time to make a consistent training program. This not only affects the size of your dress, but also the size of your stress.

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Questions to ask when selecting your hair and makeup artist: OO How many weddings have you done? Can I see a portfolio of your work? OO What is the total cost and what does that include? Trial sessions, day-of, extra items? OO Can you accommodate my bridesmaids as well? OO Do you have a group rate? OO Do you have a lot of experience with my skin type? What would you recommend for a beauty regimen prior to my wedding? OO What happens at the trial run? OO How long do your services typically take? OO Where will the hair/makeup session take place for both trial (typically at the salon) and day-of (onsite where you are getting ready)? OO What would happen if you are not available that day? Would there be a replacement from the salon?

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Mary Kay WWW.MARYKAY.COM/ALANGER Say “I Do” to Bridal Beauty. Smile for the aisle with a stunning look for the big day! Awaken your inner makeup artist. Unveil your beauty with a free makeover, and invite your bridesmaids. With Mary Kay, you can glide on confidence with a luxurious lipstick or draw on a classic cat eye with eyeliner. The choice is yours! Contact me to schedule a session.

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Faces Etc of MN FACESETCOFMN.COM Faces Etc of MN, is a Licensed Post-Secondary Career School, training Makeup Artists for all Production mediums including, Bridal. We can help you secure a Bridal/Hair Artist for your upcoming Wedding - Click our job-board to book your Airbrush Artist today!

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Merrill’s Salon & Spa 763-557-0190 Brides are our specialty! Merrill’s Salon & Spa is a full service salon where you’ll look and feel your best on your wedding day. We offer advanced skin care, hair color, massage, nails, waxing, makeup & hair styling. Come to Merrill’s on your wedding day and relax while we take care of you & your wedding party. Free consultations.

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flowers + décor DÉCOR RENTAL LIGHTING FLORISTS PARTY SUPPLIES

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FLOWERS + DÉCOR Choosing your wedding décor can be one of the most daunting tasks of the wedding. Your décor theme impacts the look of the entire day and will be seen in all your photos. Gorgeous décor will add style and glamour to the event, while thoughtfully chosen rentals will bring functionality for those attending. But where to start? The best questions that you can ask yourself are: What do you want the tone of the event to be (formal or casual)? What images are you drawn to when you look at wedding photos (modern? rustic? vintage? glamorous? romantic?) What about a color palette? Do you want to go more traditional or embrace trends? Above all, don’t forget to consider your own personal style. How can you bring these ideas to life for your guests?

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When deciding your décor, be sure to consider: the time of year, the mood you would like to set, your color palette, your venue (lavish country club or hip downtown theater), your ceremony location (a church may have rules you will need to adhere to), number of guests attending, your budget. And then there’s flowers, one of the more inspired wedding-planning decisions you make. When choosing your colors and theme, flowers can have a big influence. Vibrantly colored flowers, big blooms or large amounts of greenery can add a huge

impact to any rental space. Be sure to hire a highly regarded professional—a mistake is not something you can afford. Be sure to consider the season in which you’re getting married—this can impact your floral budget and flower options. If you are dying to have the perfect peonies in your bouquet, know that peony season is typically May and June. If your wedding is outside these months, you’ll be paying a premium for this type of bloom.

Areas that might require flowers and décor: »» Ceremony: Pews, aisles, main doorways, altar, banisters, windows, ledges, extra tables, bathrooms and any other area in your ceremony space that might look sparse. »» Reception: Dinner tables, cake table, gift table, escort card table, the bar, guestbook table, bathrooms, buffet table, walls or doorways, banisters, patio areas, chairs, etc. »» Your décor and flowers will be responsible for roughly 12-17% of the budget. This will include rentals, setup, tear down, delivery fees and tip.

tipping guide »» Florist delivery: $20-30 »» Décor delivery: $20-30 (depending on the time, distance and punctuality)

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Questions to ask when selecting your florist: OO Do you have a portfolio of your work?

OO Do you pin the corsages and boutonnières on everyone?

OO What is the average cost for bouquets, boutonnières, corsages, etc.?

OO Do you do multiple weddings on an average weekend?

OO Can you provide rental items such as candelabras, aisle runners, vases, etc.?

OO When do you need a final count for table centerpieces?

OO Do you deliver? When will the flowers be delivered? What is the fee? OO Is setup at site included? OO Are you familiar with my venue?

OO Can you recommend any seasonal flowers to save money? OO Can you make any suggestions based on my color scheme? OO How much is the deposit to secure my date? OO When is the remaining balance due?

Types of flowers you will need: »» Personal flowers: Bridal bouquet and toss bouquet, bridesmaid and maid of honor bouquets, groom’s boutonnière, groomsmen and best man’s boutonnières, flower girl bouquet or petals, ring bearer boutonnière, parents, grandparents, readers, ushers, soloist and your officiant. »» Ceremony flowers: Pew arrangements, aisle runners, memorial bouquets, chairs, candles, altar or chuppah. »» Reception flowers: Centerpieces for the guest tables, entryways, cake table, gift table, guestbook table, bars, bathrooms and anywhere else that needs a pop of color.

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Questions to ask when selecting your dĂŠcor company: OO What color linens/overlays do you offer?

OO What are the setup/tear down charges?

OO Do you rent items such as vases, lighting, candle holders, etc.? Is there a specific quantity that I need to rent?

OO Can I set up my own dĂŠcor to save money?

OO Do you have delivery fees? OO What is the damage deposit?

OO What size tent would you recommend for the size of my wedding? OO Do you have setup instructions for tents and other such rental items?

OO How long have you been in the rental business? OO Do you have an emergency staff or after-hours contact in case we have issues with the rental equipment? OO What time of day do you typically deliver? How far in advance do you deliver to the site? OO Where do I put my rental items when we are done? (i.e. linens in bags, chairs on racks, tables folded, etc.) OO What is the payment schedule? OO Do you have a late fee?

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You’ve set the date! The next step? Contact us for a consultation. We’ll work with you or your wedding planner to style your wedding. Engage our design team through Pinterest. We’re flexible - we help you achieve your ideal wedding vision and work within your budget without compromising high-end design.

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Design Solutions for Your Personality

We specialize in fabulous unique weddings and cutting edge party designs. Our talented staff can help with your entire event, from choosing the perfect flowers and dĂŠcor to lighting, ceiling treatment, prop rentals and more!

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Event Tents of Minnesota EVENTTENTSMN.COM Event Tents of Minnesota, making your event the one-to-remember. Our fast design and simple pricing keep the conversation and confusion to a minimum, allowing you to focus on the rest of your party planning needs.

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Festivities FESTIVITIESMN.COM

10701 RED CIRCLE DRIVE MINNETONKA, MN 763-682-4846 EVENTS@FESTIVITIESMN.COM

Festivities is an event rental, dĂŠcor and floral provider known for award-winning bouquet and centerpiece design, specialty linen, a beautiful array of chair covers and sashes, impressive tents, custom ceiling draping, trendy lounge furnishings, unique place settings, creative design insights and more. Dress your day with the functional, fun and fashionable dĂŠcor your event needs and the design, service and expertise you want!

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Indulge & Bloom INDULGEANDBLOOM.COM Be Unique. Be Inspired. Be Yourself. Our professional, experienced, creative and passionate staff is excited to help you bring the vision of your wedding day to bloom. Our wedding designers will meet with you to discuss your ideas for your wedding day, presenting options for the perfect flowers and décor for your bouquets and centerpieces, and offering creative ideas to truly make your wedding a day to remember for a lifetime.

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Lexington Floral LEXINGTONFLORAL.COM

3414 LEXINGTON AVE N SHOREVIEW, MN 651-483-2786 SUPPORT@LEXINGTONFLORAL.COM

Lexington Floral is a third-generation family owned and operated full-service florist conveniently located just North of the TwinCities. Our designers offer a creative viewpoint and knowledgeable background to help you envision your perfect floral setting while staying respectful to your budget. From simple centerpieces to stunning floral walls, no event is too big or too small for us. We look forward to working with you from vision to fruition!

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Linen Effects, Inc. LINENEFFECTS.COM Linen Effects is a wedding dĂŠcor rental company specializing in table linens, specialty chairs, centerpieces, chair covers, lounge furniture, and backdrops. Linen Effects is well regarded in the industry for its creativity, excellent service, high standards, and large selection. Many venues, wedding professionals, planners, and florists recommend Linen Effects. Linen Effects has been providing award winning events in the Twin Cities for over 25 years.

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1801 WEST RIVER RD. N. MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55411 612-355-2500 SALES@LINENEFFECTS.COM


On Site Companies ONSITECO.COM

95 WOODLYNN AVE ST PAUL, MN 55117 1-800-210-8407 SALES@ONSITECO.COM

Don’t settle for less than perfection on your big day. Let us bring a touch of class to your outdoor wedding with one of our fabulous luxury restroom trailers. Each trailer features flushing toilets as well as running water sinks. For something a little more luxurious, our larger trailers offer heating and air conditioning, stereo systems, porcelain sinks and individual stalls. Call today to arrange a consultation. We’d be thrilled to help you find the perfect trailer for you.

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Studio B Floral Designs STUDIOBFLORAL.COM Focusing our attention on our client’s desires, Studio B Floral Designs combines our artistry with your personal style to create an unforgettable floral experience with the perfect bouquet, centerpieces and décor for your wedding day. Need a little extra help on your wedding day? Look no further than Studio B Floral Designs. We can work with you to incorporate your vision into your entire wedding day with Day of Coordinating and a full line of Rentals to enhance your event.

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BY APPOINTMENT IN MINNEAPOLIS OR BURNSVILLE 612-788-7575 TAMI@STUDIOBFLORAL.COM


Ultimate Events UE-MN.COM

INFO@UE-MN.COM 763-559-8368 612-333-3044

Ultimate Events is the Twin Cities’ premiere event rental company, providing everything from necessities such as tents, tables, chairs, dance floors, and stages to the fine details of china, glassware, centerpieces, specialty linen, and stunning dÊcor, for over 50 years. We have vast warehouses and a large showroom where you can see and touch our product and work with our educated and friendly event consultants. Modern? Classy? Traditional? Elegant? Define your wedding style with the event experts at Ultimate Events!

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stationery + favors PRINTING INVITATIONS WEDDING FAVORS BRIDAL PARTY GIFTS

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STATIONERY + FAVORS Picture your wedding guests. Maybe it’s your cousin, your best friend since college or your fiancé’s grandmother. Just think of the excitement they’ll feel when they open their personalized envelope and find a beautiful wedding invitation inside. The colors pop, the attention to detail is obvious, and they can’t wait to join the celebration. Your invitation will give guests a first look at the big day to come, so make sure it matches the overall look and theme of your wedding. This will not only provide the requisite wedding information such as who, what, where and when—but will also give guests an understanding about the formality and expectations of dress for your big day. If your wedding is a black tie affair, remember to stick strictly to etiquette standards—but if you are going for a more laid-back event, feel free to let the verbiage show off your playful side.

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Once your guest list is set and those savethe-dates are in the mail, it’s time to start thinking about giving a little something back to those who have supported you in the wedding planning process. Don’t forget to purchase gifts for your wedding party—get as creative as your heart desires, but typical gifts include wedding-day jewelry for the bridesmaids and ties, pocket squares and other accessories for the groomsmen. Mothers and fathers will appreciate small, sentimental tokens on the wedding day, especially if you’ll be spending time with them before the ceremony—it’s a truly lovely gesture on this very significant day. And of course, there are the gifts from the bride and groom to one another. These can be small and sweet or grand gestures—whatever you choose, have it delivered to your partner before the ceremony with a loving note expressing your true love and commitment. Lastly: wedding favors, the treat your guests take away from your wedding. Leave them with something that will remind them of your day but also show your personal style. If you have a wedding theme, this is a great way to embellish it and go all out. Favors that will get your guests talking are those they can take home and use in their daily life. Some examples include: a personalized candle, spices for their kitchen, a wine glass, custommade soap, or even a matchbox with your wedding date.

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Questions to ask when selecting your invitations: OO Do you have a minimum order? Do you create custom designs? Templates? What is the fee? OO Can you help with wording? Etiquette? OO Am I able to receive a hard proof before I place the entire order? OO What are the charges involved? (Paper grade/ weight, envelope lettering, fonts, text colors, printing, delivery/shipping, etc.) OO How long will it take to print my items? OO Do you offer other wedding stationary items? OO Do you have a bulk order discounted rate?

Other stationery items you may need: »» Ceremony programs »» Place cards »» Rececption signage (welcome signs, food/beverage signs, etc.) »» Menu cards »» Table numbers »» Thank You cards

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How to choose the right favors for your guests: »» If hosting a more casual event, feel free to add tons of personality and style to your wedding favors. »» Lots of couples like to DIY certain pieces of the wedding—favors are a great place to start! Think Pinterest, Etsy and other crafty websites for inspiration. »» What else are you providing at the wedding? Do you already have more food than anyone could ever eat? Then try to avoid an edible favor.

»» Do you and your fiancé have a shared passion? Are you the eco-friendly couple? Consider a small plant that guests can take home. »» Use inspiration boards and visual images to get your creative juices flowing. »» Remember: Your wedding favors will remind your guests of your day and can have a lasting impression. What do you want them to physically take away from your day?

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Anchor Paper Express ANCHORPAPER.COM/INDEX.PHP/EXPRESS-STORES/ We are here to help bring your vision together and unveil your special day through Do It Yourself (DIY) invitations, décor and more. Our Express stores offer paper stock in a broad variety of colors, weights and finishes with premium options to set the tone for your event. Paired with in-store equipment, craft applications, enclosures and associates’ extensive knowledge, we strive to inspire, showcase, and celebrate unique ideas and creativity. Utilize our DIY facilities and experience to create a perfect look unique to you!

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Kristina Designz KRISTINADESIGNZ.COM

ANOKA, MN 55303 612-600-9559 INFO@KRISTINADESIGNZ.COM

Make your big day extra special with your very own tailor-made wedding stationery from Kristina Designz. Let us help you tell your unique love story with beautiful wedding invitations. Set up a coffee date with me, so we can make your dreams come true with everything from an invitation suite to calligraphy signage.

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entertainment DJ'S BANDS CEREMONY MUSIC DANCE INSTRUCTION LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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ENTERTAINMENT The dance floor is buzzing. The music is incredible. The crowd is celebrating the night away. This is the image many couples envision when they think about their wedding night. To ensure your night is a celebration to remember, you will need to hire the best music and entertainment. It’s crucial to hire a professional DJ that will be able to compile a great list of songs for your day. This is not an area to pinch your budget. Keeping the dance floor packed is truly a talent, and you will want someone who has a lot of experience doing so.

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Your music will be responsible for roughly 5-10% of the budget. This will include: the band/DJ, their equipment rentals, any lighting that is a part of the package, mileage and tip.


How to decide between a DJ or live music: 1. What type of tone would you like to set for the evening? A. Relaxed, classic vibe with some energy B. Contemporary, classic, exciting with a lot of energy 2. How much variety in music is important to you? A. A little—very specific range of songs B. A lot! A wide range of genres and eras 3. What is your budget? A. Very flexible B. Very limited 4. How much space does your venue have for entertainment? A. Large space B. Very limited 5. Do you want music to dance to or more of an interactive music portion? A. Interactive—love the concert vibe B. Music to dance to—Electric and Cha-Cha Slide, Macarena, the works!

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Mostly B’s

Think about having live music at your reception. Pros for live music are that you get the classic feel and excitement of having a live performance. If you are looking for a specific type of music, live music is a great option.

Consider having a DJ at your wedding. DJ’s are typically less expensive and have more variety in the music they can offer. They have tons of dancing songs as well as background music for dinner. They can be as flexible in their playlists as you want. You can also make a “must-play” and “do not play” list for a DJ.

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Questions to ask when selecting your musicians or DJ: OO Are you available for my specific date? OO Can you play specific songs or learn them? OO What is your specialty? Can and will you play a variety? OO How many weddings have you done? OO Can you provide me with three to four references?

OO What is the deposit? OO Do you have extra fees if you work past your designated time? OO Do you provide any extra services? Lights, microphones, amps, speakers, etc. OO Outdoor ceremony/reception: do you need any specific electrical equipment for outdoors? OO How much space will you require?

OO How long have you been in the industry? How long have you played together?

OO Live music: Can we see and hear you perform?

OO What sets you apart from your competition?

OO Are you willing to be our announcer/ emcee for the evening?

OO How far in advance do I need to book your service?

OO Will you accept special requests during the reception?

tipping guide If they are hired through an agency, tipping is a great gesture. Some contracts have tipping included, so be sure to reference your invoice for services to see if this is built-in. This can be done at the end of the night when they have completed their services. You can also give these tips to your wedding planner to disperse for you. »» DJ: 15-20% depending on how involved and timely your DJ has been. »» Band members: $30-50 each, depending on how long their set has been. »» Photo Booth staff: 10%

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AWE Productions AWEWEDDINGS.COM AWE (Amazing Weddings & Events) Productions has been a full service entertainment production company since 1976. With our focus on quality and a staff that truly cares about your event, you are in store for the ultimate AWE. Besides AWEsome DJ Entertainment,we offer fun & fast photobooths, amazing uplighting and monogram lighting, and our new Cake Video Mapping experience. When you choose AWE Productions for your special day, you aregiving yourself a true sense of quality and security.

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Bellagala BELLAGALA.COM

255 EAST 6TH ST., SIXTH FLOOR ST. PAUL, MN 55101 651-227-1202 INFO@BELLAGALA.COM

Every couple deserves a wedding dance that their guests will be raving about for months. Bellagala’s professional DJs specialize in delivering that perfect first dance and keeping your guests dancing all night long. Our DJ service is tailored to suit your needs to ensure that you have the wedding celebration of your dreams. Bellagala seeks personable and professional DJs with a love of music to join our team.

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Cinema Ballroom CINEMABALLROOM.COM Cinema Ballroom is the Twin Cities’ premier ballroom and Latin dance studio. We are open 7 days a week providing both dance classes and private lessons. Choreograph your first dance as husband and wife, perform with your entire wedding party, take private lessons with your wedding party or simply learn to dance at your reception. Our dance instructors are certified to teach dance and will help make your wedding special.

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PM Enterprises TWINCITIESDJ.COM

160 1ST STREET SE NEW BRIGHTON, MN 55112 651-330-2188 PMENT@TWINCITIESDJ.COM

Celebrating over 32 years of business. Since day one, we have specialized in weddings. Other parties and events just don’t compare to the celebration of young love. An atmosphere of long time friendship, old stories and ridiculous dances fill the air. There is no party like a wedding party.

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Silver Sound Entertainment SILVERSOUNDENTERTAINMENT.COM Silver Sound is Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota’s first choice in wedding reception entertainment. We bring more than great music and extraordinary lighting to every event; we put on unique personalized productions. Our dedicated entertainers will work closely with you in helping create the perfect event. With over a decade of experience, we are confident we will meet all your needs. Silver Sound Entertainment considers it an honor to be a part of your celebration.

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Instant Request DJ Entertainment INSTANTREQUEST.COM Instant Request has been providing the finest DJ entertainment in the Twin Cities since 1980. Instant Request was recognized as the Knot Magazine’s “Best of 2010-2018” and was voted the “Best DJ Service” fourteen consecutive years by MN Bride Magazine. The perfect choice if you are looking for a tasteful and organized DJ.

5001 AMERICAN BLVD W, SUITE 995 | BLOOMINGTON, MN 952-934-6110 | INFO@INSTANTREQUEST.COM

Midwest Sound DJ Entertainment WWW.MIDWESTSOUND.COM Midwest Sound is the blueprint for wedding DJ entertainment. We have the most experience of any DJ company in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota area. As we celebrate over 40 years of weddings, we will continue to provide award-winning service, assuring you a personalized and unforgettable reception.

1900 OAKCREST AVE STE 6 | ROSEVILLE, MN 55113 651-644-4111 | INFO@MIDWESTSOUND.COM

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desserts + beverages CAKES ALCOHOL PASTERIES BARTENDING

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DESSERTS + BEVERAGES A well-fed wedding guest is a happy wedding guest. From cocktails to appetizers to dinner to dessert, plan a menu that will satisfy and inspire. Think about what kind of wedding you want, and translate that into your catering and bar service. A more formal affair calls passed appetizers and champagne followed by a plated dinner served in courses. A more casual wedding might call for buffet or familystyle dining. But in today’s weddings, truly anything goes. Make your own rules, and choose the things you love the most. A raw bar paired with champagne for cocktail hour, followed by a decadent mac n’ cheese for an entrée—or a filet mignon entrée followed by a hot dog cart for late night snacks? Why not. The sky’s the limit when it comes to planning a menu that’s distinctly you.

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Whatever you do, don’t forget dessert. Wedding cakes have always been a highlight of weddings, but it’s also a growing trend to serve other dessert options. Naked cakes, doughnuts, dessert bars and mini pies are giving a fresh new perspective to this age-old custom. Figuring out a fun way to finish off the dinner portion of your night can be overwhelming with so many sweet and delicious options. There is no such thing as your “average wedding cake” these days. Cakes can have an array of fillings, flavors, designs and toppers. From ribbons to fresh flowers, the appearance of your wedding cake can go in endless fun directions. If the traditional wedding cake doesn’t strike your fancy, consider some of the more trendy buffet ideas. Buffets can be a

bit more cost effective, but only if you’re willing to do the research. Some items that make for great buffets are macarons, cake pops, mini pies, candy, popcorn, French pastries or cupcakes. Having a mix of these items can be an inviting and eyecatching display. Cost for your cake will typically be quoted per piece and can range anywhere from $1.50 upwards of $10 depending on the bakery and the complexity of the design. Selecting multiple flavors and fillings will also increase the price. Another thing to remember with a traditional wedding cake is that many venues will have a cake cutting fee—this will range from $1-4 per guest. Sometimes venues will give you a break on this cost if you use the inhouse baker, or one from their preferred vendor list.

tipping guide All tipping can be done at the end of the night. Give this task to a trusted friend or your wedding planner. »» Bartenders: 10% of the total bill, to split between bartenders. »» Catering staff: (if NOT included in your event order) 15-20% »» Dessert delivery: $20-30 depending on the time, distance and punctuality. (Whoever is supervising these deliveries typically handles the tipping.) »» Coat/restroom attendant: 50 cents per guest »» Valet/parking attendants: $1 per car »» On-site wedding coordinator: $150

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Bridgeman’s Ice Cream BRIDGEMANS.COM

INFO@BRIDGEMANS.COM 763-971-2947

At Bridgeman’s Ice Cream, we provide all of our couples with premium ice cream and high quality service that is sure to impress your guests. Ice cream is a unique dessert option that everyone loves. Choose from one of our six packages or work with our team to build a custom package of your own. Come taste some ice cream and discuss the best way to incorporate this classic dessert into your special day!

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Thirsty Whale Bakery THIRSTYWHALEBAKERY.COM The Thirsty Whale is a 100% custom bakery. We specialize in amazing cakes - whether you’re looking for something simple and elegant or extravagant and elaborate, we can help turn your dream wedding into a reality! Let our award winning decorator, Megan, bring your ideas to life and prepare to be blown away by the entire experience.

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4149 FREMONT AVE N MINNEAPOLIS MN 55412 612-259-7168 THIRSTYWHALEBAKERY@GMAIL.COM


Bartending by Drew BARTENDINGBYDREW.COM Signature Cocktails For Signature Events Our crew of wedding bartenders and wait staff come from some of the best venues around Minneapolis and St. Paul. We offer bartending and wait staff services and can create your own signature wedding cocktail as well as plan and host whiskey, wine or beer tasting events perfect for bachelor/bachelorette parties.

612-327-3060 DREW@BARTENDINGBYDREW.COM

Dough Dough DOUGHDOUGHMN.COM Are you looking for a fresh take on desserts? Edible cookie dough is the newest trend in dessert food! Let your guests indulge in the formerly forbidden sweet treat of their choosing. Serving it up by the scoop from a food truck or a three wheeled cart to accommodate all sizes of weddings.

612-547-8859 CONTACTUS@DOUGHDOUGHMN.COM

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transportation VALET TROLLEYS LIMOSINES MUSCLE CARS

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TRANSPORTATION You’ve sealed your vows with a kiss and now it’s time to celebrate with your guests. Riding in style to your reception is a must. There are many transportation options to fit your vision such as chauffeured limousines, trolleys, classic cars, muscle cars, or even horse-drawn carriage services. How do you pick which is best for your day? If you’re considering a valet service, know that most will require a minimum car amount. Be sure to check into this before you book, since you don’t want to be left with a tab. Most services will have one valet for every 20-25 cars. This can be arranged by your venue or an outside valet service company. You may also want to consider a coat check service for your guests contingent on weather.

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Tips for selecting your transportation and valet services: »» Think about the style of the exit you want to have. Is it a more formal affair? Then a limousine filled with your entire bridal party is the way to go. »» How many people do you need to transport? When your wedding party is very large, you may need more than one limousine. You might also consider a luxury bus. »» Transportation companies will need you to book their services for at least two hours. So put this time to good use. This is a great opportunity to go take some fun pictures with your wedding party off-site. »» Some couples choose to arrange transportation for all guests throughout the day. If you are having a lot of outof-town guests that aren’t familiar with the area, this is a service to consider. Sometimes these shuttles can be organized through the hotel where you have a large room block. Otherwise this is something your planner can help with.

»» Some ideas for guests: Make sure you enclose your directions from the ceremony to the reception. This can be a huge help to out-of-town guests. You could also include information for shuttle services and rental companies if you expect many out-of-towners.

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Your transportation should be responsible for roughly 2% of the budget. This means these fees typically range $400-800.

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Questions to ask when selecting your transportation: OO How many years has your company been in business? OO Tell me about the vehicles in your fleet? OO What is your reservation policy? OO What kind of insurance policy do you have for your fleet?

OO What does that cover? OO What type of attire do your drivers wear? OO Is gratuity part of the total bill or is this extra? OO Are there any restrictions with decorating the cars? (“Just Married” signs, etc.)

tipping guide This may be done when they have completed their services. You can also give these tips to your wedding planner to disperse. »» Driver: 15-20% of the total bill (if not already included in charges). »» Valet attendants: $1-1.50 per car.

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For over 25 years Renee’s has been the preferred wedding transportation specialist in the Twin Cities. With our award winning attention to detail, we always aim to provide a care-free and memorable experience. We offer a complete fleet of Limos, Coaches & Trolleys - whether you require fun and unique options for the wedding party, a chauffeured car for a VIP family member, or complex guest transportation, our dedicated wedding transportation experts will handle every detail. We deliver Peace of Mind. ?

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1st Class Transportation 1STCLASS-TRANSPORTATION.COM Weddings can be stressful at times when things don’t go as planned. That’s why we ensure that you will have a sensational experience in one of our immaculate vehicles. Our Professionals can tailor a package that can fit your needs and budget. We want to help make your wedding day limo experience one that you will remember for a lifetime. We take pride in being selected as the wedding limo provider for any wedding we work with.

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5115 EXCELSIOR BLVD, SUITE 377 ST. LOUIS PARK, MN 55309 612-231-4446 WEDDINGS@1STCLASS-TRANSPORATION.COM


Premier Transportation PREMIERTRANS.COM

999 AMERICAN BLVD E MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55420 612-331-7433 INFO@PREMIERTRANS.COM

Premier Transportation is the Twin Cities’ leader in wedding limousine transportation for over 40 years. Premier’s professional uniformed chauffeurs will pamper you in luxurious style. Services include: bachelor, bachelorette, airport transportation, hotel and venue shuttling, wedding day. Sedans, Limos, Escalades, Mercedes Sprinters, Limo Buses, Mini Coaches, Motor Coaches.

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honeymoon + newlywed services TRAVEL FINANCES DESTINATIONS BUYING A HOME

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HONEYMOON + NEWLYWED SERVICES Honeymoon: just the mention of the word calls to mind champagne breakfasts for two, lazy afternoons in the sun and candlelight dinners. After all the work you put into planning your wedding day, you can now enjoy a wonderful vacation together. Whether it’s sipping mimosas on the beach or hiking through the Apennines in Italy, your honeymoon will bring a relaxation unlike any other escape you’ve ever experienced. This will be one of the most unforgettable vacations you and your spouse will take together.

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One of the best ways to ensure your trip goes well is to be as prepared as possible. »» Get travel insurance: If anything happens, you’ll be prepared and won’t lose any of the deposits. »» Make sure that you have all the necessary travel documentation. This can include a passport, driver’s license and birth certificate. Be sure to check with your travel agency or airline for the exact documentation needed. »» Be sure to read up on current travel rules. This can be one of the most frustrating pieces of traveling. Knowing ahead of time what you will be dealing with can save a few headaches. »» Reconfirm your itinerary with the airline and make sure you have transportation to the airport. »» Be early: Having to rush around and feel stressed is not how you want to start your honeymoon. Give yourself plenty of time. You will enjoy this adventure together even more when you don’t feel rushed. »» This is not the time to go for the cheap hotel. Splurging on some luxuries is a must on your honeymoon.

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What will play a large role in the cost of your honeymoon is both the location that you choose and the flight/ transportation to get there. The average cost of a honeymoon is about $5,000. It’s very common for couples to save up and go on a honeymoon near their first anniversary as well.

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Congratulations on your engagement! As you plan your wedding you may be thinking of purchasing a home to make new memories in. Erik and Toby are here to help make the process smooth and seamless, so you can enjoy your engagement and wedding. We are always available for you!

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AAA Minneapolis AAA.COM/TRAVEL Planning the perfect destination wedding or honeymoon can be overwhelming, so when it comes to arranging your trip, let AAA Travel help. Our specialists will assist you in planning the destination wedding or honeymoon of your dreams, whether that is relaxing on a sun-soaked beach, trekking through South American rainforests, a Cruise to the Mediterranean or hitting the slopes in the Swiss Alps. AAA offers personalized travel planning to destinations throughout the world. Let us plan your dream destination!

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Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts BLUEFINBAY.COM We believe everything about your wedding day should make you feel beautiful, including the backdrop. With three distinct resort venues – all located on breathtaking Lake Superior – you can mix and match to create the perfect destination wedding or honeymoon. Bluefin Bay has been named Minnesota’s “Most Romantic Resort,” and “Best Honeymoon Resort” seven years straight.

ON LAKE SUPERIOR | 7192 W HWY 61 | PO BOX 2125 | TOFTE, MN 55615 800-BLUEFIN | 218-663-6875 | WEDDINGS@BLUEFINBAY.COM

Romance by Jet ROMANCEBYJET.COM We are a boutique travel agency that specializes in romance travel. Whether you’re looking for a destination wedding on an exquisite beach or a honeymoon on a winding European river, put our 40+ years of combined first-hand experience and over 120 countries visited to work to create your ideal timeless getaway.

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