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Magnolia Blossom Cruises is a unique wedding venue based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This location is ideal for couples who are looking to have a one-of-a-kind yacht wedding. Let them add to the romance of your day as you get married beneath the warm sun on the Mississippi River.

Facilities and Capacities
Offering both indoor and outdoor areas, Magnolia Blossom Cruises will provide a picturesque setting for your special day. The quaint, Victorian-style paddle boat can host up to 100 guests. You can choose where you would like to wed, whether that's inside the ship, outside the vessel or at an alternate location. Areas to consider include the "Wedding Tree" on Pike Island, Ford Island with water rushing over the dam, or Hidden Falls. The options are endless as they will go wherever your heart desires.

Services Offered
Magnolia Blossom Cruises offers full event planning services. With the option to use one of their complete packages or choose only the items that fit your needs, you can personalize your experience to your heart's desire. From table settings to menu requests and entertainment to special decorations, they will arrange everything needed to make your dream wedding a reality.

While they do not offer their own catering services, Magnolia Blossom Cruises makes sure you have the best cuisine on the Mississippi River. They work with their affiliated restaurants and caterers to plan a custom menu just for you. With serving styles ranging from hors d'oeuvres to fine dining with international cuisine, they have plenty of options for you to consider. Necessary flatware and linens can be supplied.

Other Services
Magnolia Blossom Cruises can provide a limited, cash or open bar for your big day. Choose from options including a host bar tab, drink tokens or a flat rate per guest. You and your guests can enjoy beverages from their large liquor selection, premium or domestic beer, or their variety of wines.

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Keely Married on 09/16/2017
5 out of 5 rating
Having our wedding on the Magnolia Blossom was the perfect venue for us! We had a smaller budget to work with but still wanted to do something unique and different for our big day. The boat was the perfect size. The staff was amazing and so helpful before, during and after. Our guests had a wonderful time! We had a smaller sized wedding with 75 guests that attended, we were able to have 100 total. I think 75 was the perfect number for the space. Our guests also loved that the ceremony and reception were all in one place. The Food was served buffet style, all of it was delicious and there was more than enough for everyone to get their fill. There were lots of options to choose from on the menu, we went with the grand buffet, something simpler since we were eating around 3pm. For the bar we placed a set dollar amount of $1000 and that was enough for everyone to drink, and the additional price for unlimited non-acoholic is very reasonable. We were able to bring in our own cupcakes and cake which was awesome. Captain Dan was very helpful throughout the whole planning process, quickly replied to emails and was easy to schedule meetings with over the phone and in-person. The cruise itself was beautiful, soothing, very peaceful and created a real relaxing vibe to our whole wedding. The whole experience was wonderful and went so smoothly every step of the way. We look forward to having other events on the Magnolia Blossom in the future.
Cassie Married on 10/03/2014
5 out of 5 rating
Captain Dan of Magnolia Blossom Rivercruise was easy to work with, and our wedding/reception was spectacular! If you are planning a wedding and/or reception of 50 people or less, look no farther. The food was delicious, the paddleboat was super cool, the service was excellent - we have zero negative things to say about our experience.
Danielle Married on 09/08/2012
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We had a wedding of about 90 people. The cruise was awesome (we chose the MPLS Lock and Dam route), and all of our guests loved it! It was well within our budget, and the Magnolia was less expensive than 4 other cruise companies we checked out. The food was delicious, they had quite a few options to choose from. Dan, the caption was super easy to work with! I give this venue 10 out of 10 for value, and great customer service! Thanks Capt. Dan for making our wedding awesome! If you are looking for a more of a casual wedding with approx. 100 guests, this is a perfect venue! Our day was awesome, and stress free!
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