Just 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the Twin Cities, Stillwater is a destination in its own right without the flight. Gather friends and family for your wedding in the charming historic downtown district, nestled on the banks of the St. Croix River. The town is overflowing with character; new boutique hotels, charming local shops, over 20 venues and iconic transportation options make it an ideal spot for unforgettable weddings year-round. Stillwater is also a popular destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties, bridal showers, groom's dinners, engagement parties and even proposals. 30 restaurants and bars are within walking distance, as well as several live music venues, wineries and breweries. There is a huge variety of group activities and workshops: classes at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Sawdust Savvy, Marquess Studios, Smith & Trade Mercantile, The Pole Barn Studio and Kari's Create & Paint Studio are fun for large groups, while a ride from Gondola Romantica is a great place to pop the question. Romance is in the air in Stillwater; we've gathered recommendations for top-tier services. Click here for more information about hosting your wedding in Stillwater.