7 Minnesota Venues Perfect for your Micro Wedding

Got big plans for your micro wedding in Minnesota? Going small doesn't mean that you can't make a big impact when it comes to your special day. Whether you're opting to elope with just you and your one-and-only or keep it cozy with your nearest and dearest, these venues provide all the style, all the feels, and all the custom-curated packages you could possibly want for your celebration! You do you, boo!


Saint Paul, MN

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$ • $$$

Bavaria Downs

Chaska, MN

Fab Features: an elegant estate with a dreamy French Normandy style manor • say "I do" beneath a beautiful black wrought-iron gazebo, surrounded on all sides by acres of trees, gardens, and meadows • intimate celebrations inside the grand rooms, the porch, or stone courtyard

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Bluefin Bay

Tofte, MN

Fab Features: warm North Shore resort on a private cove • lakeside ceremonies just steps from the water, followed by intimate receptions in the Bluefin Grille • upscale accommodations boast breathtaking views, fireplaces, and jetted whirlpool tubs

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Grand View Lodge

Nisswa, MN

Fab Features: luxurious lodge set on Gull Lake • their Brunch & Bubbly Wedding Package offers a 'non-traditional' twist to the traditional wedding experience • services include site selection and accommodations, scheduling, catering, as well as coordinating

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Heart of the City Music Factory

Anoka, MN

Fab Features: Victorian-style theater nestled in the heart of historic Anoka • the interior is designed with vintage wallpaper, tapestries, rich hardwood floors, a balcony, and even a fireplace right on the stage • rental also includes use of the cozy Side Room, with its dazzling pressed tin ceiling, the Studio, and the luxe Bridal Room

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

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