The Woods

19624 County Road 3, Brainerd, MN 56401 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Woods

The rustic beauty of nature encircles The Woods wedding venue in Brainerd, Minnesota. A unique outdoor wedding venue tucked within Minnesota’s woodland offers a full-service wedding experience for couples and their guests. Beyond the ceremony and reception amenities, lodging and transportation make for a beautiful, accessible and stress-free experience.

Facilities and Capacity
The unique quality of the outdoor ceremony structure and area highlight The Woods as a classic and rustic-chic wedding venue. Nature surrounds the outdoor wedding area, offering intimate seclusion and a lush natural backdrop. Following the ceremony, walk to the reception and enter the reception hall through a rustic barn door. The event hall seats 300 guests for dining, dancing and general celebration. The full-service nature of this venue includes lodging options for couples and their guests. Choose from a guest cottage, A-Frame, and 13-room hotel for lodging needs. An outdoor patio that houses four fireplaces and a game area further exemplifies the unique and inclusive atmosphere of The Woods wedding venue.

Services Offered
The Woods provides services beyond the day of the wedding, including lodging, transportation and an on-site restaurant and bar. Couples can also choose to host their engagement party, bridal shower and rehearsal dinner at the venue. Both an on-site wedding planner and chef add to the stress-free planning and day-of event implementation. The Woods provides an on-site shuttle service and golf cart rental for easy and accessible transportation. Event services included within this venue are:

  • Accommodations
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet

Cuisine
Couples who choose to work with the event coordinator at The Woods also have access to a full-service restaurant and expansive catering options. Options for cuisine include buffet style, family style, hors d'oeuvres, plated dinners, servers and tasting stations. In addition, the venue can accommodate food selections for a cocktail reception and welcome couples bringing in an outside cake. The flexibility between dining options adds to the full-service accommodations the venue provides.

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9 Reviews for The Woods

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Rachel Rittenhouse · Married on 10/06/2018

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    Five stars!

    Our wedding day was perfect thanks to the Woods!

    Sent on 10/24/2018

    The Woods's reply:

    Thank you so much Rachel for celebrating your big day with us, we loved having you and your family here all weekend!!
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    Becky · Married on 09/08/2018

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    Beautiful venue, perfect place for a wedding!

    We got married in September and the venue was gorgeous! The staff was wonderful and made all of our family and friends feel like they were family! Highly Recommended!!!

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The Woods FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 700.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables, Transportation
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Limited Bar
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Campsite/Cabin, Hotel, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, May, November, December

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    50% Off Ceremony OR Reception Rental
    Book your wedding or reception in June/July 2018 or in November/December 2018 and receive 50% off Ceremony site OR Reception Hall rental.

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  • 19624 County Road 3 Brainerd, Minnesota, MN 56401 See on map
    218-303-1098 (Phone number)

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