Minnesota Bride's Best of 2021: The Finalists

We asked, you answered! Thousands of votes have been tallied, and the results are in. Here are your Best of 2021 finalists.
Written by
Laura Cross

THE VOTES ARE IN! We are excited to announce Minnesota Bride's BEST OF 2021 AWARDS! Minnesota Bride delivers the long-deserved recognition for the trailblazers in Minnesota's wedding industry. The finalists have been chosen by readers and followers through an online open voting process, and on July 20th, the winners of this year's Best Of will be revealed and celebrated at Nicollet Island PavilionIt's time to finally gather together after the long year of 2020 to celebrate again Minnesota's wedding industry on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 5 PM at Nicollet Island Pavillion. We cannot wait to put on our party attire, break out the bubbly, enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, and celebrate the best of the best!

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Party attire theme is GARDEN PARTY CHIC! You are all encouraged to join in the fun with this year's design / attire theme. Visit our Best Of Pinterest Board for inspiration for your Best Of garden party chic look  --> here! 

Here are the finalists in alphabetical order for the Minnesota Bride 2021 Best of Readers' Choice Awards. Winners will be revealed on Tuesday, July 20th!

Best Dress Shop
Annika Bridal Boutique
The Wedding Shoppe

Best Luxury Dress Shop

Bridal Accents Couture

Best Bridesmaid Dresses

The Wedding Shoppe

Best Custom Gowns

Modehaus Bridal Atelier

Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel


Best Formalwear


Best Alterations

Rapids Alterations

Best Wedding Makeup

Ziel Bridal

Best Spa Services

Spalon Montage

Best Jeweler


Best Officiant

Lilacs + Lace Events

Best Rental & Décor

Ultimate Events

Best Florist

Sadie's Couture Floral

Best Wedding Cakes

Ink Sweets

Best Wedding Desserts

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Best Caterer - Large Wedding

Lake Elmo Inn Catering

Best Caterer - Small Wedding

Mintahoe Catering & Events

Best Invitations

Paper Rock Scissor

Best Calligraphy

Shasta Bell Calligraphy

Best Photography

Vick Photography

Best Videography

Best Photo Booth
Best Band
Best DJ
Pianist for Parties - Sharon Planer

Best Dance Instruction

Twin Cities Arthur Murray

Best Transportation

Voigt's Bus Companies

Best Valet Service

Uptown Valet

Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue


Best Twin Cities Venue

Machine Shop

Best Northern Minnesota Venue

Greysolon Ballroom by Black Woods

Best Central Minnesota Venue

St. James Hotel

Best Barn Venue

Redeemed Farm

Best Outdoor Venue

Hope Glen Farm

Best Winery Venue

Crow River Winery

Best Hotel Venue

The Saint Paul Hotel

Best Wedding Night Hotel

The Saint Paul Hotel

Best Country Club/Golf Course Venue

Rush Creek Golf Club

Best Historic Venue

The Van Dusen Mansion

Best Resort Venue

Grand View Lodge

Best New Vendor

Tinsel & Twig

TOP OF THE TIARA — All-Around Best Wedding Vendor

Vick Photography

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