Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. Whether you have visions of saying your vows on a picturesque waterfront, dancing the night away in an elegant ballroom or dashing down the aisle in a one-horse open sleigh, you can create a wedding experience that’s as unique as you are, in Lakeville, Minnesota.
Location, Location, Location
With a variety of stunning indoor and outdoor venues, exceptional food services, and conveniently location on I-35, Lakeville is a popular location for weddings. Just minutes away from all the Twin Cities have to offer, Lakeville offers something special and unique: wide open spaces, sweeping lake views and incredible wildlife. It’s a true escape from the everyday.
Venues to Fit Your Nature
The Chart House Restaurant & Event Center in Lakeville offers both indoor and outdoor options for wedding receptions and ceremonies. With spectacular garden and lakeside views, couples frequently plan their special day celebrating on the lakeside grounds. The Chart House also offers a charming indoor reception area for up to 300 people with customizable food menus and buffets. For a romantic photo, venture through the paved garden to the outdoor gazebo overlooking scenic Lake Kingsley.
At Buck Hill Ski & Event Center in neighboring Burnsville, treat your guests to incredible views of the slopes, evergreens and snow. Buck Hill offers a private banquet room with a vaulted ceiling and large, picturesque windows, with seating for up 220 people for a plated dinner or grand buffet. Guests will have access to the semi-private deck with flaming torchiere lamps overlooking the ski hill as well.
For the outdoor enthusiasts, the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club sits within 600 acres of some of the most beautiful property in the 7-county metro area. The peaceful tranquility and spectacular scenery sets the stage for your wedding, whether it’s held outdoors in the open-air wedding pavilion or in the indoor trophy ballroom. Special touches can include the couple arriving in a horse and carriage or horse-drawn sleigh, bonfire, hayrides and a wild game menu.
If you’re looking for an incredible backdrop to accentuate your special day here in Lakeville, there are many parks and lakes to choose from. The shores of Lake Marion offer unique parks where you can wed, including Casperson Park and Antlers Beach. Both parks have shelters that can be rented through Lakeville City Hall.
At the Holiday Inn & Suites in Lakeville, the Grand Facile Ballroom is the traditional setting for a classic elegant event with seating for up to 400 guests. From delicious plated entrees to savory dinner buffets and hors d’oeuvres, Rudy’s Redeye Grill as their onsite restaurant, caters to your desires and delivers cuisine your guests will rave about. Newly renovated, the hotel offers beautifully appointed sleeping rooms as well as intimate event spaces to host a Groom’s Dinner, Gift Opening Brunch – or both! Your entire wedding weekend can be arranged with hands-on event planning services!
On ‘Course’ for the Perfect Wedding
You don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate the scenic natural beauty and benefits of hosting your wedding at one of our Lakeville area golf courses. Breathtaking views, elegantly appointed ballrooms, scrumptious menus and impeccable service are par for the course at a golf club and just some of the many reasons couples choose to say, “I do,” on the fairway.
Located in Lakeville, Brackett’s Crossing Country Club offers two unique ceremony options, including a stunning outdoor garden and gorgeous indoor ballroom. Brackett’s accommodates weddings of up to 500 people. The ballroom features floor-to-ceiling windows, elegant chandeliers and stunning views of the championship golf course. A spacious terrace with twinkling café lights provides a unique spot for guests to enjoy a beverage and await the newly married couple’s grand entrance. Brackett’s award winning chef prepares distinctive and delicious cuisine to satisfy every taste.
Say your vows beneath the gazebo in the secret garden at Crystal Lake Golf Course in Lakeville or have a cozy indoor ceremony. Host a celebration your guests will remember in the private room featuring two walls of large, picturesque windows offering lovely views of the 16th and 18th greens. Your guests can also enjoy the floral landscaped patio, cozy up by the fireplace in the spacious foyer, or socialize in the new Pub. The course’s banquet room holds up to 250 people.
Make your wedding a lasting legend at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake. Just a short drive from Lakeville, this inviting retreat offers a traditionally elegant banquet room and multi-use outdoor lower terrace dedicated for an intimate ceremony and social hour. A beautiful stair walkway leads the way for a bride to make her grand entrance into her wedding. The intimate ballroom features decorative valances, wrought iron sconces, antique mirrors, charming curtains and large iron chandeliers, and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Choose from a wide variety of tasty menu options prepared by their talented team of chefs.
The Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake offers a gorgeous backdrop for your ceremony, with its spectacular natural setting of Ponderosa pines and beautiful wildlife habitats. The Wilds’ banquet room and private dining rooms can accommodate up to 350 guests for receptions, and feature views of the 18th green with access to the fair-weather patio and fire pit. With a catering staff specifically dedicated to handling the smallest of details, the Wilds will not disappoint you.
All In The Details
Feeling overwhelmed? The Lakeville Convention & Visitors Bureau offers suggestions on a wide array of specialists, including photographers, florists, showers and wedding party events, destination wedding and honeymoon travel planners, transportation, décor specialists, and much more! Click here for more information>