outdoor wedding venues in MN

10 Outdoor Wedding Venues in MN

If you’ve always dreamed of a beautiful scenery for your wedding day, these outdoor wedding venues in MN offer a backdrop you’ll always remember. Say “I do” on the water, in the mountains, or in a unique landscape. When you begin your search, consider these highly recommended venues located on the shores of Lake Superior and around the state.

Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior
Get married beside the lake on a private deck at one of the three facilities across 780 feet of shoreline at this north shore venue. Work with onsite event planners to plan your outdoor wedding in Tofte, MN any time of the year.

Grand Superior Lodge
Also on the north shore, Grand Superior Lodge offers a rustic setting for outdoor weddings. Guests can stay at the venue and enjoy lakeside activities (such as an evening bonfire!) and amenities. Located in Two Harbors, the venue offers events on the popular lake level patio.

Eagle Ridge Resort
The Eagle Ridge Resort lies further in from the coast in the north shore area. Couples looking for a mountain retreat can admire the 100 mile view of the lake and surrounding landscape from the mountain-top view as they say their vows.

Larsmont Cottages
This 40-acre Two Harbors venue promises shoreline views, lodging, and activities for the wedding party and guests. The indoor/outdoor space features a private dining room that seats up to 50 guests and a patio with complimentary bon fires/yard games.

Vista Fleet Cruise Ships
Instead of getting married near the water, why not get married on the water? Among some of the most fascinating outdoor wedding venues in MN is the Vista Fleet.  This space offers private cruises with access to an open air deck. The venue is wedding and reception-friendly with full service catering and spectacular water views. Located in Duluth, the area boasts many amazing restaurants and hotels for out-of-town guests.

Trellis Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies
This Stillwater wedding venue specializes in outdoor weddings that can accommodate beautiful and inclement weather dates. From May to October, couples can book a canopy or gazebo wedding ceremony and/or reception. The site offers spaces dedicated to the wedding party’s needs and accommodates weddings of all sizes.

Cannon River Winery
Enjoy a wedding overlooking a vineyard in Sogn Valley at the Cannon River Winery. The outdoor venue offers a 150 year old barn with a spectacular view of the hills, vineyards, and pasture. The venue partners with local caterers for end-to-end wedding services.

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
The Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is open to indoor and outdoor garden weddings throughout the year. Couples can schedule photos, ceremonies, and receptions at the location for an unforgettable occasion. The venue partners with Lancer Catering as its exclusive on-site provider.

Earle Brown Heritage Center
The heritage center in Minneapolis can accommodate up to 1,000 guests looking for indoor accommodations or an option for outdoor wedding venues in MN. Outside the center, the venue offers two fountains, trellises, and gardens for photos, ceremonies, and receptions.

The Woods Chapel
In Orono, The Woods Chapel offers spaces for both outdoor and indoor weddings. The venue’s outdoor accommodations include an outdoor chapel, an amphitheater, and a view of the site’s pond. It includes 3,000 square feet of gardens and several backdrops for photos.

When it comes to outdoor wedding venues, MN residents and visitors have many beautiful spaces to consider. From lake-based venues on the north shore to inland mountains and gardens, there’s something in MN for everyone. Book your outdoor wedding with Vista Fleet today!