As 2018 is upon us, many couples in Minneapolis, MN are wondering where the most romantic places are to get married. Here’s a guide to a handful of the most romantic wedding locations and venues in Minneapolis.

1. On Lake Minnetonka, Aboard A Private Charter Cruise

So many people enjoy the natural beauty and splendor of Lake Minnetonka, so why not make it the location of your wedding reception? Paradise Charter Cruises offers customers an amazing place for their wedding ceremony, the Bohemian Flats Wedding Gazebo. From there, couples and their guests board a luxury yacht for a once-in-a-lifetime reception sailing across Lake Minnetonka! Paradise Charter Cruises hosts a wide variety of wedding events, including wedding ceremonies and receptions, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, gift openings, and after wedding brunches. You also have a choice of one of Paradise Charter Cruises’ luxury boats, or to hold your wedding ceremony aboard the Minneapolis Queen, a paddle-wheeler that evokes the era of Mark Twain. No matter what kind of wedding event you want to plan, Paradise Charter Cruises is ready to help you make it happen!

2. Mansion at Uptown

This mansion has a century’s worth of history, and has been remodeled to harken back to 1911, when it was built. Complete with onyx bars and chandeliers, this is a beautiful venue for your wedding. Great for both wedding ceremonies and receptions, you start out your event in the main ballroom, and then spend the rest of the evening partying in the “Vault.”

3. Loring Social

Loring Social stands next to Loring Park, and has a New York-style loft straight out of Soho. You have two room choices available, the Waverly and the Chelsea. The Waverly features a terrazzo marble floor and glass sconces. The Chelsea Room has 16 chandeliers and brick walls, for a more traditional ambiance. 

4. Atlas Grill

Atlas Grill is a restaurant that hosts wedding receptions, complete with restaurant-quality food. Both meats and seafood are offered, making it great for wedding groups with eclectic tastes. 

5. The Grand Hotel Minneapolis

The Grand Hotel Minneapolis is conveniently located in downtown, and offers all-inclusive wedding packages. This is a great location to plan your entire wedding weekend around!

6. Minneapolis Marriott Northwest

No matter how many guests you’re planning on having at your reception, the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest can accommodate you. With ballrooms of various sizes, as well as discounted rates for your wedding guests, the Minneapolis Marriott is a great place to host your wedding events. They also offer complimentary butler and bartending services, and you can come in for a wedding couple’s group tasting menu with the culinary staff. 

7. Minneapolis Club

The Minneapolis Club offers couples the Luxury Wedding Package, complete with ballrooms and banquet halls to host your wedding ceremony and reception. Enjoy the classic style of the club with its historical spaces and fine dining, all housed in an extravagant downtown location. Equipped for both dance receptions and cocktail parties, you can find what you need for your wedding at the Minneapolis Club

8. The Van Dusen Mansion

This estate is positively castle-esque, and has a unique vibe that makes it a great spot for hosting your wedding reception. Built in 1892, this house has modern event spaces and a music lounge. The Van Dusen Mansion offers its guests wedding packages, complete with a lounge for both the bride and groom!

9. Earle Brown Heritage Center

The Earle Brown Heritage Center offers over 40,000 square feet of event space, featuring historic gardens and ballrooms. Take your wedding photographs by in the courtyard, which features stunning flowers and fountains. For food, enjoy the on-site culinary staff and catering services.