Tantalizing Twin Cities: 14 of the Best Wedding Venues in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Looking for that perfect wedding venue in the Twin Cities? We've got you, boo! From a romantic riverfront hideaway along the Mississippi to an ultra-chic industrial loft with epic downtown views, we've gathered some of the best venues in Minneapolis and St. Paul. So whether your wedding day style is boho-chic, full-on glam, or something in between, you're bound to find "the one" among these showstopping locations.



SWOONWORTHY SCENERY



Leopold's Mississippi Gardens

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: lush five-acre property overlooking the mighty Mississippi • host cocktails (or your ceremony) on their riverside deck, then segue to the elegant Reception Room adorned with chandeliers • the experienced team offers event planning, day-of consultation, and upscale décor packages

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


URBAN CHIC



Day Block Event Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: this industrial-chic venue is just a short walk to landmark photos ops like Stone Arch Bridge and Gold Medal Park • hgh ceilings, huge windows, and hardwood floors give this airy space a loft-like feel • Day Block Brewing Co. can cater your wedding as well as host cocktail or rehearsal parties on the first floor.

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$


EUROPEAN FLAIR



River Room at Aster Cafe

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: historic café situated on a charming cobblestone street just steps from the Stone Arch Bridge • artistic ironwork, hand-wrought gates, glass ceiling, and chandeliers provide a unique ceremony site • epic photo ops in front of the river or with a cityscape backdrop

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


GARDEN



Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Saint Paul, MN

Fab Features: a variety of event spaces from the sunken gardens to the vintage-style glass greenhouse • Japanese Garden features a tranquil koi pond and traditional ornamental work, while tropical flora and a peaceful waterfall delight guests in the North Garden • have an "animal ambassador" pop in for a visit with your guests, and some truly memorable photos

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


HISTORIC GEM



413 on Wacouta Event Center

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Fab Features: architectural gem at the center of St. Paul's historic district • the Reception Room is loaded with character, like brick and limestone walls, exposed wood beams, industrial piping, and historic photos • head to the roof for great shots with the skyline behind you

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


CASTLE VIBES



The Van Dusen Mansion

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: stately 1890s manor home in the heart of Downtown • the one-of-a-kind facade is made up of pink Sioux quartzite and a fascinating blend of Romanesque and French Renaissance architectural design • the grounds boast formal gardens, a grand courtyard, a two-story Carriage House, an amply-sized traditional ballroom, and wonderful bride and groom suites

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


OPULENT



Semple Mansion

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: stately Italian Renaissance Revival manor • the 3rd floor Grand Palladian Room is an opulent masterpiece with gleaming wood floors, stained glass accents, and Swarovski crystal chandeliers •

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


CITY VIEWS



A'BULAE

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Fab Features: an ultra-cool loft-style venue with amazing views of downtown St. Paul • exchange vows in the open air on the Broadway Rooftop with the city skyline as your backdrop • dine and dance in the Saints Ballroom, with its warm wood accents and floor-to-ceiling windows

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


VINTAGE GLAM



Watson Block

Minneapolis, MN

Fab Features: gorgeously restored turn-of-the-century office building located in Minneapolis’s Warehouse District • the luxe interior features lightly-toned brick walls and a ceiling of exposed rafter and ductwork that’s hung with glittering crystal chandeliers • their list of trusted local vendors not only deliver stellar service but are familiar with the neighborhood and this unique venue

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $


FOR THE FOODIE



Glass House

Minneapolis, MN

Fab Features: modern industrial space flooded by natural light • the blank canvas can be transformed to fit your wedding day vision • al fresco events in their urban courtyard

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


ARRESTING ARCHITECTURE



McNamara Alumni Center

Minneapolis, MN

Fab Features: a striking structure that draws inspiration from the Minnesota landscape • the interior affords wood and copper interiors, as well as a 150-foot indoor water feature • award-winning D'Amico Catering provides a delightful selection of hors d'oeuvres, plated dinners, and buffet option

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


MOST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK



Lowertown Event Center

Saint Paul, MN

Fab Features: 19th-century Romanesque building n the historic Park Square Court • outdoor ceremonies across the street in charming Mears Park • included with the rental are Chiavari chairs, vintage furniture, chandeliers, specialty lighting, reclaimed wood tables, and more!

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


ECLECTIC



The Hall of Kings at Jefe Urban Hacienda

Minneapolis, MN

Fab Features: eclectic restaurant with its own flavor of rustic industrial mixed with traditional Latin-American design elements • the Hall of Kings is designed with arched limestone doorways, support beams of weathered hardwood, romantic lighting from candles and sconces • Mexican-inspired dishes and artfully-crafted cocktails sure to please everyone on your guest list

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


MODERN VINTAGE



Lumber Exchange Event Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: the Romanesque Revival building impresses with grand arches, sparkling chandeliers, vaulted ceilings, and marble floors • ceremonies in the breathtaking nine-story atrium with its exposed-brick waterfall feature, warm vintage lamp post lighting, and gleaming wood flooring • massive floor-to-ceiling windows that frame views of the iconic Bob Dylan mural and the sparkling city skyline

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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