Minnesota Bride's Best of 2015 - The Winners

The revelry of a wedding need not be limited to a single evening—it can stretch across the months of preparation leading up to the big day. From choosing a one-of-kind gown and tasting scrumptious cakes to picking out lively dance music and selecting a romantic honeymoon destination, brides and grooms face a plethora of exciting choices. The challenge comes in determining which vendors can best help a couple achieve their dream wedding. Luckily, for brides- and grooms-to-be, thousands of our readers have weighed in, casting their votes to honor the top local wedding professionals in Minnesota Bride’s Best of 2015. - Jane Caffrey

Best Florist

Ashley Fox Designs

 

Best Transportation 

Renee’s Royal Valet 

 

Best Travel Agency

AAA Travel 

 

Best DJ

Instant Request 

 

Best Photography

Graddy Photography 

 

Best Band

Synergy

 

Best Cake 

Buttercream 

 

Best Officiant

Minnesota Officiants 

 

Best Luxury Bridal Gowns (Over $2,000)

Bridal Accents 

 

Best Ceremony Music

Sharon Planer - Pianist for Parties

 

Best Custom Dressmaker

Tara LaTour

 

Best Planner

Lasting Impressions Weddings

 

Best Outdoor Reception Venue

Camrose Hill Flower Farm

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue

Buca di Beppo

 

Best Videographer

Vibrant Film 

 

Best Rental and Décor

Linen Effects 

 

Best Favors

Cocoa & Fig 

 

Best Hair and Makeup 

Julie Swenson Beauty

 

Best Dance Instruction

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

 

Best Registry

Target

 

Best Alterations

Amazing Alterations 

 

Best Photo Booth

The Traveling Photo Booth

 

Best Spa for the Bridal Party 

Spalon Montage 

 

Best Bridal Gowns on a Budget (Under $2,000)

The Wedding Shoppe

 

Best Accessories

Che Bella

 

Best Formalwear

Savvi Formalwear

 

Best Jeweler

Continental Diamond

 

Best Calligraphy

Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher

 

Best Hotel for Guests

Loews Minneapolis Hotel 

 

Best Wedding-Night Hotel

The Saint Paul Hotel 

 

Best Honeymoon in Minnesota

Grand View Lodge 

 

Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel

Dugo

 

Best Attendant Dresses

Flutter Bridal Boutique 

 

Best Ceremony Venue

The Carlson Towers Rotunda 

 

Best Indoor Reception Venue

Aria 

 

Best Caterer for a Small Wedding (Under 200 Guests)

Chowgirls Killer Catering

 

Best Caterer for a Large Wedding (Over 200 Guests)

D’Amico Catering 

 

Best Invitations 

Paper Rock Scissor

 

Editor's Picks

Best Blowdry Bar: Blowdry! Blowdry Bar

Best Eyelash Extensions: Jett Makeup

Best Wedding Day Handbags: Ila Handbags

 

Top of the Tiara: All-Around Best Wedding Vendor

Graddy Photography