Wedding Venues for Every Taste 1

Choosing the perfect wedding location is never an easy decision. Thankfully, the ideal setting for almost any couple can be found not far from home. Whether you’re looking for something intimate, rustic, or lavish; indoors or out, you can find it near Eden Prairie.

Each location has their own unique features with room for both a ceremony and reception. For more information, including who to contact, you can visit their respective websites.

Charming and Beautiful:

features amazing floor to ceiling windows, a charming atrium for hosting a social hour, two outdoor patios, and a remarkably professional and attentive staff. Located within the Eden Prairie City Hall building, the site is managed by Mintahoe catering with customizable menus and locally sourced ingredients. To add a theatre or a fantastic ballroom and dance loft to your special day try looking into Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Rustic and Elegant:

The gorgeous Green Acres historic barn was expertly restored with modern features like an elevator and air conditioning while maintaining its authenticity. The antique jukeboxes, old fashioned player pianos, and fireplaces with comfortable seating, make for a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Natural and Organic:

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers unique indoor and outdoor spaces with natural landscape views for any size wedding.  For the nature-loving couple, the catering company uses produce from the on-site garden and serves responsibly sourced wine. The Arboretum is, committed to using sustainable food, water and energy conservation, and reducing their environmental footprint.

Traditional and Refined:

Bearpath Golf and Country Club features a beautiful ballroom with stunning views of the golf course and options for everything from a customizable ice sculpture to a monogrammed aisle runner. They feature full-service wedding planning capable of handling every detail. Across town, the newly renovated outdoor wedding site at Olympic Hills Golf Club has a beautiful pond and garden backdrop and the added bonus of a blog containing wedding tips and ideas. The wrap around deck and outdoor fire pit are perfect for any size reception.

Rehearsal Dinner Locations:

When planning a rehearsal or groom’s dinner, Eden Prairie is bursting with options for every taste and budget.  Each restaurant features private or semi-private dining with a vast array of menu options including hor d’oeuvres, family style dining, and traditional entrees. Buca di Beppo offers authentic Italian food for a lively family celebration, while Campiello offers a more intimate setting. For great food, extensive wine lists, and a friendly atmosphere try Tavern 4 & 5, Jake’s City Grille, Crave, or Wildfire. A short drive away, Jimmy’s and Hazellewood Grill and Tap Room offer a relaxed, yet refined atmosphere. For a completely private experience, Jimmy’s Kitchen and Bar has the option for a full restaurant buyout.

All Ages Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties:

With the increase in family-friendly bachelor and bachelorette parties, there are plenty of options in the local area. The Paint and Sip night at Piper’s Coffee & Burger Bar is a great option for a multi-generational bachelorette party. With no painting skills required and beverage options from water to wine, it’s a fun way to celebrate with friends and family of all ages. A quick trip down the road to The Chaska Golf Zone is another option.  They feature a temperature controlled year-round driving range, various food options, and an impressive 18-hole miniature golf course.  It’s a fun place to bring a group of any age and size.

There is a lot to consider when planning an assortment of wedding related functions. With so many meals and outings to arrange, the choices can seem overwhelming. But, families large and small, brides and grooms of all ages, can always look to Eden Prairie.