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8 Downtown Minneapolis Wedding Venues We Love

These downtown Minneapolis wedding venues are totally swoon-worthy if you are looking for a scenic city backdrop.

These downtown Minneapolis wedding venues are totally swoon-worthy if you are looking for a scenic city backdrop. Minneapolis is one of the Twin Cities that neighbors St. Paul and is not only known for its parks, lakes and landmarks, but also has a great downtown area thats perfect for hosting weddings. So, why wouldn’t you want your wedding day to be filled with city skyline views? From the fun and funky prohibition-inspired Lumber Exchange Event Center to the industrial chic 514 Studios, you and your future-spouse should definitely add these Minneapolis wedding venues to your must-see venue list.

Check out these top downtown Minneapolis wedding venues!

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514 Studios

514 Studios is an industrial chic downtown Minneapolis wedding venue that is perfect for hosting weddings. The event space can easily host up to 200 guests, which gives couples plenty of room to host their big day. Filled with vaulted ceilings and exposed brick walls this Minneapolis wedding venue is a blank canvas when it comes to decor. You can easily dress the space up with white drapery, string lights and more. Located right on 3rd Street, this venue is perfect for couples looking for an event space that is both downtown and can be easily personalized.

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Profile Event Center

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Profile Event Center

Couples looking for an indoor and outdoor wedding in downtown Minneapolis should check out Profile Event Center. The wedding venue has two event spaces, The Casablanca Hall and Diamond Hall that are perfect for hosting parties and special events. Located just two blocks east of University of Minnesota in the middle of the Twin Cities, Profile Event Center lets couples easily have a downtown city vibe for their big day. The interior of the building also gives off a modern aesthetic that couples can play off of with different decor elements. Whatever your style may be, The Profile Event Center’s outdoor patios, hardwood dance floors and other amenities will make your day a spectacular one.

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Day Block Event Center

Located just a few blocks from Gold Medal Park, The Guthrie Theatre and Stone Arch Bridge, Day Block Event Center is another favorite venue of ours due to its stellar downtown location. Downtown Minneapolis wedding venues lets couples have endless possibilities when it comes to finding the perfect spot for for portraits, vows and more. Day Block Center is a Minneapolis venue that not only has these scenic city backdrops, but also provides a chic indoor setting for celebrating. Inside the building features industrial aspects, such as wooden floors and red brick walls. So, if you know you want a wedding venue that you can easily dress up with greenery or other decor details then you have to add Day Block Event Center to your venue list.

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Lumber Exchange Event Center

Lumber Exchange Event Center is an offbeat and trendy wedding venue that you and your guests are bound to love. The prohibition-inspired design creates a swanky space for “I Do’s” and dancing. The event space can hold up to 350 making it an excellent pick for larger weddings. The Lumber Exchange Event Center also opened the Exchange & Alibi Lounge, which couples can utilize for their special day as well. Whether you opt for a formal sit down dinner on the third-floor space or host a chic cocktail hour in the Exchange & Alibi Lounge, this versatile venue give couple endless options for their big day.

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The Grand Hotel Minneapolis

Do you and your S.O. have your hearts set on finding a venue that also has an in house caterer and staff? You’re in luck! Many downtown Minneapolis wedding venues often include a hands on event staff, and catering services, such as The Grand Hotel Minneapolis. This hotel venue has a convenient downtown location and also provides couples with all the amenities to make your wedding day a hundred percent stress free. With a max capacity of 250 guests, this hotel wedding venue is a perfect spot for vows and celebrations.

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Artsy couples browsing downtown Minneapolis wedding venues will love this pick! Gallery13 is a contemporary art gallery that is filled with works from local and international artists. It provides couples with a chic and sophisticated place for a reception that is right in the heart of Minneapolis. Its simple decor lets couples easily transform the gallery into their own no matter what their wedding style may be. It also provides couples with two spaces to utilize and the smaller space is great for intimate parties.

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Windows on Minnesota

Recently renovated back in June 2017, the Windows on Minnesota is a hip and chic place to host a downtown Minneapolis wedding. The building exudes a modern and dramatic aesthetic with the help of four ballrooms all with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the downtown area—swoon! The setting of Windows on Minnesota will definitely have guests oohing and ahhing over your big day all night long especially with the rich bronze and gold toned decor that is throughout the building. The Windows on Minnesota also provide couples with flexible layouts that can easily accommodate up to 275 guests for a formal seated reception. If you already know you are looking for a more intimate space, the room layouts can also be transformed to accommodate a smaller guest list.

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Radisson Blu Minneapolis

Another one of our favorite downtown Minneapolis wedding venues is the Radisson Blu Minneapolis. Classic couples looking for an elegant and sophisticated setting for their wedding day should definitely check out this hotel venue. With a stunning ballroom that features a 16-story atrium reception area and a fully equipped staff of wedding specialist to help guide you throughout the planning process, we can’t think of a better place to celebrate. Located right in the heart of the city’s business, entertainment and shopping districts you and your S.O. will only be a short walk from the Orpheum Theatre, State Theatre and more.

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