Minnesota Bride's Best of 2016 - The Winners

Best of

A wedding is as unique as every bride and groom—a reflection of their own story. However a couple chooses to celebrate their love, Minnesota’s top wedding vendors can bring that vision to life. What follows is selection of leading local wedding professionals as voted on by thousands of our readers, in Minnesota Bride’s Best of 2016.

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

The Wedding Shoppe


Best Luxury Bridal Gowns (Over $2,000)

Posh Bridal Couture


Best Bridesmaid Dresses

Flutter Bridal Boutique


Best Custom Dressmaker



Best Accessories

Che Bella


Best Mother of the Bride Apparel



Best Alterations

Amazing Alterations


Best Hair & Makeup

Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios


Best Spa for the Bridal Party

Ivy Spa Club


Best Formalwear

Savvi Formalwear


Best Jeweler

Continental Diamond


Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue

Buca di Beppo


Best Outdoor Reception Venue

Grand View Lodge


Best Indoor Reception Venue



Best Ceremony Venue



Best Officiant

Minnesota Officiants


Best Wedding Planner

Lasting Impressions Weddings


Best Rental & Décor

Linen Effects


Best Florist

Munster Rose


Best Cake/Dessert



Best Invitations

Paper Rock Scissor


Best Calligraphy

Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher


Best Photographer

Graddy Photography


Best Videographer

Landon Oldenburger Videography


Best Photo Booth

The Traveling Photo Booth


Best Caterer for Large Wedding

D'Amico Catering


Best Caterer for a Small Wedding

Chowgirls Killer Catering


Best Band



Best DJ

Instant Request


Best Ceremony Music

Sharon Planer, Pianist for Parties


Best Dance Instruction

Adagio Djay Entertainment


Best Transportation

Renee’s Royal Valet – Limos, Coaches & Trolleys


Best Favors

Mademoiselle Miel


Best Registry



Best Wedding-Night Hotel

The Saint Paul Hotel


Best Hotel For Guests

Loews Minneapolis Hotel


Best Honeymoon in MN

Grand View Lodge


Best Travel Agency




Graddy Photography



 Best Wedding Gift Idea

 Cait Courneya Custom Illustrations


Best New Venue

 Loring Social


Best New Dessert

 Cotton & Whim