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10 Outstanding Outdoor Venues

These ten reception sites are the perfect fit for any open air affair.

The Crowne Plaza downtown Minneapolis features a one-of-a-kind rooftop SkyGarden perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions for up to 250 guests. The hotel is complete with indoor backup space, an elegant ballroom, garden chairs for ceremonies, 250 clear umbrellas in case of rain, onsite bridal suites, and a wedding event manager to make your dreams come true!

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The Hidden Meadow and Barn is situated on 6 private acres tucked away in the rolling hills of Pepin, Wisconsin.  The property features many rustic out buildings and hosts one of the Upper Midwest's largest octagonal barns.  The grounds flow into the sleepy valley behind the farm, with views for as far as the eye can see.  The tranquility and uniqueness of The Hidden Meadow and Barn offers an enchanting setting for any rustic wedding dream come true.

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Grand View Lodge, where beautiful memories begin. Grand View Lodge has been capturing the hearts of couples as they celebrate their wedding day for generations. Offering multiple outdoor reception options and an unforgettable garden atmosphere, Grand View Lodge is the perfect place to say “I do”.

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Dellwood Barn is the perfect place to begin your new life adventure! A one-stop shop, making your wedding planning a breeze. Dellwood Barn offers hundreds of Pinterest dream decorations through their Rental Company, a Wedding Venue Coordinator, and many other services on-site.

Just minutes from the Twin Cities.

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Award-winning Nicollet Island Pavilion is a premier venue in Minneapolis, rich with charm and history. The exposed brick walls and tall industrial ceilings provide an open atmosphere with tons of character. Nestled on the Mississippi Riverbank, Nicollet Island Pavilion has the best views in town of Minneapolis bridges and skyline.

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Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens is a new wedding venue located on the beautiful and historic Mississippi River, combining serenity and privacy with a beautiful state-of-the-art event space. The Premier Wedding Venue on the Mississippi River, family owned and operated by former NHL defensemen Jordan Leopold and his wife Jamie.

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Whether you are looking for elegant or vintage, outdoor weddings are spectacular at Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center.  Lush rolling hills and lakeside views provide three breathtaking ceremony spots and romance for every couple. Guests are already home for the night so relax and celebrate your special day.

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Experience special places and explore open spaces. Three River's beautiful gardens, glorious views of woodlands, meadows and lakes makes them the perfect setting for your memorable event. With the spacious pavilions and unique indoor facilities you are sure to find a space that will make your event extra special. Three Rivers offers facilities for indoor or outdoor ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, engagements parties and more.

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The award-winning architectural design of Mill City Museum combines relics of the mill's past with modern steel, brick and wood to create a contemporary, industrial space that beautifully preserves the building's historic integrity. For all its raw authenticity, the Mill City Museum is a modern charmer.

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An European-style estate in 350 acre park and minutes away from historic Stillwater, Minnesota. Our gardens and lawns welcome relaxed picture taking, a pastoral ceremony, and a carefree receiving line. Enjoy our patio, and then move indoors for a wedding feast. Spend the night and reminisce the next morning!

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The Crowne Plaza downtown Minneapolis features a one-of-a-kind rooftop SkyGarden perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions for up to 250 guests. The hotel is complete with indoor backup space, an elegant ballroom, garden chairs for ceremonies, 250 clear umbrellas in case of rain, onsite bridal suites, and a wedding event manager to make your dreams come true!


618 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612.436.9351
weddings@cpminneapolis.com
 

Dellwood Barn is the perfect place to begin your new life adventure! A one-stop shop, making your wedding planning a breeze. Dellwood Barn offers hundreds of Pinterest dream decorations through their Rental Company, a Wedding Venue Coordinator, and many other services on-site.

Just minutes from the Twin Cities.


7373 120th Street N.
Grant, MN 55110
612.325.5388
info@dellwoodbarnweddings.com
 

Grand View Lodge, where beautiful memories begin. Grand View Lodge has been capturing the hearts of couples as they celebrate their wedding day for generations. Offering multiple outdoor reception options and an unforgettable garden atmosphere, Grand View Lodge is the perfect place to say “I do”.


23521 Nokomis Ave
Nisswa, MN 56468
800.368.1885
sales.user@grandviewlodge.com
 

The Hidden Meadow and Barn is situated on 6 private acres tucked away in the rolling hills of Pepin, Wisconsin.  The property features many rustic out buildings and hosts one of the Upper Midwest's largest octagonal barns.  The grounds flow into the sleepy valley behind the farm, with views for as far as the eye can see.  The tranquility and uniqueness of The Hidden Meadow and Barn offers an enchanting setting for any rustic wedding dream come true.


W9602 Balsam Lane
Pepin , WI 54759
715.448.0326
 

Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens is a new wedding venue located on the beautiful and historic Mississippi River, combining serenity and privacy with a beautiful state-of-the-art event space. The Premier Wedding Venue on the Mississippi River, family owned and operated by former NHL defensemen Jordan Leopold and his wife Jamie.


9500 West River Road
Minneapolis , MN 55444
763.315.3800
cniesen@mississippigardensmn.com
 

The award-winning architectural design of Mill City Museum combines relics of the mill's past with modern steel, brick and wood to create a contemporary, industrial space that beautifully preserves the building's historic integrity. For all its raw authenticity, the Mill City Museum is a modern charmer.


704 South Second Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612.238.4444
eventmanagers@damico.com
 

Award-winning Nicollet Island Pavilion is a premier venue in Minneapolis, rich with charm and history. The exposed brick walls and tall industrial ceilings provide an open atmosphere with tons of character. Nestled on the Mississippi Riverbank, Nicollet Island Pavilion has the best views in town of Minneapolis bridges and skyline.

Photo by Becca Dilley Photography


40 Power Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612.253.0255
hello@mintahoe.com
 

Whether you are looking for elegant or vintage, outdoor weddings are spectacular at Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center.  Lush rolling hills and lakeside views provide three breathtaking ceremony spots and romance for every couple. Guests are already home for the night so relax and celebrate your special day.


1 Oakridge Drive
Chaska, MN 55318
952.368.1419
 

An European-style estate in 350 acre park and minutes away from historic Stillwater, Minnesota. Our gardens and lawns welcome relaxed picture taking, a pastoral ceremony, and a carefree receiving line. Enjoy our patio, and then move indoors for a wedding feast. Spend the night and reminisce the next morning!


11661 Myeron Road
Stillwater, MN 55082
651.439.9747
info@outinglodge.com
 

Experience special places and explore open spaces. Three River's beautiful gardens, glorious views of woodlands, meadows and lakes makes them the perfect setting for your memorable event. With the spacious pavilions and unique indoor facilities you are sure to find a space that will make your event extra special. Three Rivers offers facilities for indoor or outdoor ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, engagements parties and more.


7210 County Road 110 W
Minnetrista, MN 55364
763.694.761
weddinginfo@threeriversparks.org