This week we are featuring some of the best venues in the Greater Twin Cities area! From the most versatile downtown venue to a chic country club, we have everything you need to know about these six gorgeous venues.
Lumber Exchange Event Center
Downtown Minneapolis’ most versatile venue, hosting some of the Twin Cities greatest events at The Fountain Room, The Exchange, the Alibi Lounge and The Pourhouse. The expanded space offers the flexibility to transform spatially and aesthetically to accommodate events of all styles. The space is perfect for a small romantic wedding reception or bachelor(ette) party! No matter the size, budget, or occasion, The Lumber Exchange Event Center can turn your dream event into reality. Their unique group of spaces and services take the stress out of event planning, allowing you to enjoy the experience.
Golden Valley Country Club
Golden Valley Golf and Country Club is a premier setting where you’ll enjoy the richness and beauty of a country club setting just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. Golden Valley Golf and Country Club was voted “Best of Weddings 2013” by The Knot and Best Banquet Conference Facility in Minnesota by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. Stunning decor, exceptional cuisine and the highest standard of personalized service are what couples discover at Golden Valley Golf and Country Club.
Windows on Minnesota – The Marquette Hotel
Windows on Minnesota is located on the 50th floor of the IDS Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is operated by Marquette Hotel. The newly renovated banquet hall on top of the tallest skyscraper in Minnesota offers guests a view of the city like no other. You are greeted to a spectacular panoramic view through the expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Daytime weddings are flooded with natural light and evening events are made even more romantic with the view of the city lights below. All ballrooms are tastefully designed for weddings with a rich, gold and brown color theme with a touch of metal accents and featuring wall-to-wall carpeting.
The century-old brick-and timber warehouse in Minneapolis’ historic North Loop neighborhood has been reshaped into a truly unique, independent 124 room and 14 suite hotel. The historical building offers inspiring and flexible spaces with a staff that provides matchless service. You’ll find the perfect place for a smaller, intimate party or dinner as well as a formal ballroom to accommodate larger wedding ceremony or reception. Your event or gathering is sure to be exceptional at the Hewing Hotel.
American Swedish Institute – Slate & Stone Catering
The American Swedish Institute is Minneapolis’ premier venue for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions.The event spaces are perfect for weddings of any style and beautifully transition from a romantic ceremony site to a memorable dinner or party venue. The juxtaposition of bride and groom in modern couture inside the Turnblad Mansion’s historic ambience is fashion forward at its most cutting edge. Together with Slate & Stone’s fabulous food and warm and caring customer service, it’s a given that the event will be the wedding of a lifetime.
The Commons Hotel
The Commons is the perfect Minneapolis wedding venue for romantic weddings in the Twin Cities. The hotel completed a $14 million dollar renovation and features reclaimed wood and dark jewel tones with an inviting lounge and reading library surrounding a warm fireplace to foster guest engagement. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding or an elaborate reception, you will feel at home with family and friends at this unique hotel from the rehearsal dinner to post wedding brunch.
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