Minnesota Bride's Best of 2015 - The Winners

Best of

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



Best Cake 



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



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



Best Attendant Dresses

Flutter Bridal Boutique 


Best Ceremony Venue

The Carlson Towers Rotunda 


Best Indoor Reception Venue



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