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Long Guest List? Here Are 36 Awesome Large Wedding Venues in the Twin Cities

March 23, 2024

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If you have a guest list of 120 or more, you’re in the right place. Let’s find you an awesome wedding venue in the Twin Cities metro!

I’ve laid out the basics for 36 wedding venues that offer a larger seated capacity, organized by ✨aesthetic✨. No matter which venues speak to you on this list, I of course did my due diligence as a photographer and only shared great shot spots! 🙂 

A note before we get started: not every venue provides the same amenities, so price is a starting indicator, but may not be the whole story. I’ve done my best to link to listed pricing, which often will tell you what is included in the venue rental. If a place looks interesting to you but looks out of your budget, it may still be worth taking a look!

Sustainable Wedding Venues

VenueLocationCostBest forMax Seated Capacity
PaikkaSaint Paul, MNInquireCeremony, Reception200
The LowlandsSaint Paul, MNInquireGetting ready, Ceremony, Reception250
The LuminareMinneapolis, MN$4,500-$10,000Getting ready, Ceremony, Reception275
Glass HouseMInneapolis, MNInquireCeremony, Reception225

Nature Wedding Venues

VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Westwood Hills Nature CenterSaint Louis Park, MN$1,900Getting Ready, Ceremony,
Silverwood ParkSaint Anthony, MN$2,700-$3,080Ceremony, Reception240
Elm Creek Park ReserveMaple Grove, MN$1,800-$2,100Ceremony,Reception208
Hyland HillsBloomington, MN$2,400-$2,700Ceremony,Reception320
Pinewood Weddings and EventsCambridge, MNInquireGetting ready, Ceremony, Reception225

Garden Wedding Venues

Bavaria downs large wedding venues in the twin cities garden
Bavaria Downs
VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Bakken MuseumMinneapolis, MN$6,000-$8,600Ceremony, Reception120
MN Landscape ArboretumChaska, MN$650-$10,000Ceremony, ReceptionC: 300
R: 256
Minneapolis Peace GardenMinneapolis, MN$100-$525Ceremony300
Trellis Weddings and EventsStillwater, MN$1,700-$2,600Getting ready, Ceremony200
Bavaria DownsChaska, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception350

Historical Feeling Venues

large wedding venues in the twin cities the blaisdell
The Blaisdell
VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
The BlaisdellMinneapolis, MN$2,995-$5,995Getting Ready, Ceremony, Reception225
Van Dusen MuseumMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception200
Landmark CenterSaint Paul, MN$2,500-$7,000Getting Ready, Ceremony, Reception350
The Neu NeuMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception175

Museum Wedding Venues

VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Bell Museum of Natural HistorySaint Paul, MNInquireCeremony, Reception150
Mill City MuseumMinneapolis, MNInquireCeremony, Reception250
Bakken MuseumMinneapolis, MN$6,000-$8,600Ceremony, Reception120
Minneapolis Institute of ArtMinneapolis, MNInquireCeremony, Reception300
Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, MNInquireCeremony, Reception300

Modern Wedding Venues

VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Urban DaisyMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception275
Machine ShopMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception300
Hutton HouseMedicine Lake, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception250
The WhimMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception300
Essence Event CenterSaint Paul, MN$7,500-12,500Getting Ready, Ceremony, Reception350

Hotel Wedding Venues

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The Depot
VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Hewing HotelMinneapolis, MN$10,000-$23,500Ceremony, Reception176
Windows at MarquetteMinneapolis, MNPriced per personGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception350
Millennium HotelMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception400
The DepotMinneapolis, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception600+
Saint Paul HotelSaint Paul, MNA la carte pricingGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception240

Golf Courses and Country Club Wedding Venues

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Mendakota Country Club
VenueLocationCostBest ForMax Seated Capacity
Mendakota Country ClubMendota Heights, MN$8,200-$9,700Getting Ready, Ceremony, Reception300
Minneapolis Golf ClubSt. Louis Park, MNInquireCeremony, Reception250
Golden Valley Country ClubGolden Valley, MNInquireGetting Ready, Ceremony, Reception300

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