36 of the Best + Most Unique Wedding Venues in Minnesota

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Choosing a wedding venue can be overwhelming. 

To lend a helping hand to you, we rounded up our top-notch favorite Minnesota wedding venues. Plus we organized each of them into specific categories to match you with a venue that best fits YOUR vision + style.

So, if you're located in Minnesota, here are the top 36 venues that you can trust with the highest quality, friendliness, and professionalism.

Plus, mention Forever Bride to any of these venues to receive an exclusive deal or discount (just make sure you're signed up with us!) 

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BARN WEDDING VENUES

Pondview Barn
Seated in a beautiful country setting, Pondview Barn is newly renovated to make all your rustic wedding dreams come true! Their barn is charming and rustic-chic with the gray paneling details of the barn itself.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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The Greenfield Barn
The Greenfield Barn is just a hoppity-skip from Minnesota and over in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Unlike many wedding venues, this one is privately owned and has been in the Greenfield family for over 100 years! How special is that?! Their beautiful barn serves as the perfect rustic romantic getaway weekend!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive $1000 off wedding packages and an extra $200 off 2018 weddings! + When booking The Greenfield Barn, receive 15% off your entire wedding flower order through M Flower Studio!
Visit their website here.

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Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center

If you are an avid outdoor lover, then we highly recommend this barn venue! Rolling Ridge is remote enough for privacy yet close to accommodations. It can accommodate up to 300 people guests!

One of the most unique parts of this venue is that they hand over the keys to you at 8am and you and your guests have free range of the grounds. They also want to make hosting an event as fun and stress-free for you as possible. You are able to choose anything from a DIY experience to a preselected layout. They don’t have a staff of 50 controlling everything. Instead they have a helpful Wedding Coordinator as point of contact and a team that can step in if wanted.

Basically, their mission is to provide a dreamlike location to host events, in an environment that embraces rustic charm, modern elegance and the great outdoors.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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The Barn on Stoney Hill

If you’ve been envisioning getting married at a red barn, look no further! Seated in the quiet and serene town of Cornell, Wisconsin, this venue is the perfect place to whisk your family and friends away to. Enjoy yard games, a bonfire, and truly enjoying nature during your special day!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for your choice of a complimentary popcorn or s’more bar at your reception.
Visit their website here.

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Redeemed Farm

Redeemed Farm is a beautifully restored farm venue for your rustically elegant wedding. This quaint farmstead and wedding barn is situated on 40 acres just west of historic Scandia, MN, a short 30 minutes north of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis / St. Paul and Stillwater, MN. They endeavor to create a distinctly memorable experience within the romantic farm style spaces adorned with perennial gardens blooming with native wild flowers and guest-focused attention to detail.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
View their website here.

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Hope Glen Farm

Hope Glen Farm offers a private and intimate setting that adds an historic ambiance that will be in your memories for years to come.

It includes: 1860 Civil War Barn with loft; social hour with covering; 2400 sq ft pavilion for your reception and “PLAN B” for inclement weather outdoor pasture for your ceremony location; Bride & Groom rooms available at no additional cost; Handicap accessible real running bathrooms in the corn crib; Bonfire area for smores

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
View their website here.

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Round Barn Farm B & B Event Center

Not only is this a barn venue, but it’s also the cutest bed and breakfast place! Red Wing is the backdrop of this 100 year old historic, white round barn. And a big plus - after you tie the knot at the barn, you can stay in their honeymoon suite (it’s included!) on the night of your wedding!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive 1 free night at the Round Barn Farm Bed and Breakfast when you book your wedding there. Redeemable for your 6 month anniversary.
View their website here.

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HOTEL WEDDING VENUES

Radisson Blu Mall of America
We're a little bias with this venue, because this is where we hold the Forever Bride Market. Aside from its obvious modern and trendiness, the location is perfect! With only a skyway bridging the hotel with Mall of America, your guests have quick access to shopping entertainment on your wedding weekend, plus a place to sleep, eat, and attend your wedding...all within only one location! Such a WIN-WIN!

BONUS: Whether your guest list is big or small, you can choose from their Minnetonkan Ballroom, The Lake Ballroom, and the Skybridge.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride and with a reception booking of 100 or more guests, the bride and groom will receive a complimentary suite for the night of their reception! + two complimentary guest rooms - one for the bride’s parents and one for the groom’s on the night of their reception!
Visit their website here.

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Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown
Continuing on with Radisson Blu, is their downtown location. Their spectacular 16-story Denmark Commons reception space has mahogany floors and up-lighting which make an incredible first impression. Plus, their Scandinavian Ballroom can accommodate up to 700 guests for a grand reception or host 100 for an intimate ceremony. It features an amazing lighting package that can wash the walls in any color to create the perfect customized look for your special day. They also offer upscale catering, white-glove service and audiovisual equipment to help make your day flawless.

In addition, these are included: a complimentary suite with a champagne amenity for the wedding couple on their wedding night, exclusively priced guestrooms for both sets of parents on the wedding night, and special guestroom rates for all your guests.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive
Visit their website here.

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East Town Ballroom at the Courtyard
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown is situated in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. This hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the city near the University of Minnesota and provides the perfect location for an all-in-one wedding venue. It's perfect for a destination wedding, offering luxurious accommodation for friends and family from out of town as well as close proximity to popular attractions in the city. This stylish, yet relaxed venue is ideal for indoor wedding ceremonies and receptions.

The Ballroom is a spacious room of 5,200 square feet. Neutrally decorated in classic tones of beige and cream, this versatile room is easily enhanced to suit any wedding theme or color theme. Elegant chandeliers, ambient down lighting, plush carpeting and textured walls add to the elegance of the room. The room may be divided into six smaller areas to accommodate more intimate parties or to create a separate ceremony area. The Ballroom leads out into a private and spacious pre-function room that is ideal for a cocktail hour. The Ballroom accommodates up to 350 seated guests.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Westin Edina
The Westin is an elegant hotel, for sure. But even better - you'll enjoy complimentary wedding reception space along with a complimentary guest room for your wedding night. Plus they offer special guest room rates for family and friends! They provide a one hour open bar including premium selections and a custom designed cocktail. They also include butler passed hors d' oeuvres, elegant dinner selections, table-side dinner service and complimentary wedding cake cutting and serving. And to top it all off, there's a dance floor, floor length luxury linens, votive candles and hand polished silver charges, stemware and cutlery that are also included.

Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America
Luxury meets comfort and elegance. The JW has prime location at the Mall of America, which gives your guests perfect entertainment for shopping. They also have a beautiful 20,000 square feet of modern event space, including one elegant ballroom.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal.
Visit their website here.

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Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
Not only is this a beautiful venue, but they have created three perfect dressing room options for you to have on the day of your wedding. The Luxe Bridal Suite is built for our beautiful, exterior facing Deluxe King Suite. You and 5 additional bridesmaids can spend the morning getting ready with two styling stations, sipping mimosas and eating custom, homemade donuts. The Bridal Bliss Suite and Premium Bridal Bliss Suite are built for the larger, interior facing Presidential Suite. You and 7 additional bridesmaids, or family members, can relax comfortably in this 1000 square foot space while drinking mimosas and enjoying treats from our Lela Restaurant.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal.
Visit their website here.

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Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West offers spectacular natural surroundings that create the ideal backdrop for photos. Plus they have three distinctive, elegant ballrooms for your wedding and reception. To top off their beautiful ambiance of the venue, they have overnight accommodations for your guests, delicious food options, and availability of shuttle service.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for 10% off your final food bill!
Visit their website here.

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Hotel Landing
Imagine getting married surrounded by friends and family just steps away from beautiful Lake Minnetonka in the luxurious Hotel Landing. As Wayzata’s premier wedding venue, The Hotel Landing exudes a boutique upscale elegance that will enhance your most memorable occasion. Let the modern architecture and open, airy design invigorate your special day. Celebrate with an evening of dinner and dancing in the Wayzata Ballroom featuring two spacious balconies, floor to ceiling windows, beautiful chandeliers and customized lighting!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for 10% off your final food bill!
Visit their website here.

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Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort
You no longer need to travel to the tropics to get that destination location you’ve always dreamed of! Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort offers beautiful courtyard weddings followed by a reception in their new event center with seating for up to 250+ guests. They also have a honeymoon suite located on site with a balcony over-looking the lake and a romantic Jacuzzi tub.

And bonus! They have a Reunion House––the perfect space to rent for the bridal party to stay during the wedding weekend with 10 bedrooms and 6 baths sleeping up to 24 people. How fun does that sound?! PLUS - their Lakeview building and luxury log cabins are also available to reserve for your guests to stay after your special day. The greatest convenience will be enjoying your perfect day and having your loved ones staying in walking distance of the big celebration.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal.
Visit their website here.

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Red Stag Supperclub Club Room & Courtyard

Located in Northeast Minneapolis, The Red Stag Supperclub’s private Clubroom & Courtyard is a secret treasure for event planners and those in the know. Tucked away yet offering easy to access from many parts of the metro, the Clubroom & Courtyard is a private venue with room for up to 100+ guests with a warehouse vibe and old-school character, situated in the back of our LEED-certified award-winning restaurant. The menu consists of a variety of farm to table dishes, beautifully presented, and made from organic, locally sourced and sustainable seafood items. Plus, their bartender can mix up any libations your party needs. Perfect for rehearsal dinners, an intimate wedding, or send-off brunch!

Forever Bride Deal: Choice of complimentary sparkling toast or pony keg from one of our local beer partners; waived rental; complimentary use of our in house audio visual; and a thank you gift card to one of their Bartmann Group restaurants.
Visit their website here.

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GOLF CLUB WEDDING VENUES

Stonebrooke Golf Club
For weddings and receptions, large or intimate, you and your guests will always remember the natural beauty and sweeping majesty of Stonebrooke. A welcoming drive-up grand foyer leads to a vaulted entryway, perfect for your wedding party entry. The elegantly-appointed dining area overlooks a panoramic waterfall and great expanses of the meticulously-manicured championship golf course. Stonebrooke’s uncommon landscapes and backdrops provide romantic settings to create your picture-perfect memories.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Edinburgh USA
This graceful Scottish manor features vaulted ceilings, wrap-around windows, and classic décor, providing the perfect backdrop for a romantic wedding celebration. The magnificent Clubhouse at Edinburgh USA is the perfect setting for a classic wedding. Have your ceremony on the private patio overlooking the lush greens followed by an elegant reception in the Grand Ballroom.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Keller Golf Course
The spacious ballroom and pre-function space features sweeping vistas, stunning cathedral ceilings and an inviting fireplace. Your special day deserves seamless service from start to finish. Not only does Keller deliver a beautiful setting for your wedding with its golf course views but they also provide impeccable in-house catering and full event-planning services.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Hazeltine National Golf Club
Imagine celebrating your reception in a setting that’s both contemporary and timeless. And a big bonus - they have a spacious Bridal Suite, featuring a private bathroom, oversized mirror and flattering natural light. You’ll be able to impress your guests the moment they walk in with sweeping views of the course.

Forever Bride Deal: Contact this vendor for their latest Forever Bride deal!
View their website here.

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Oak Marsh Golf Course
Oak Marsh is a gorgeous family run, 18-hole golf course and banquet venue. Their clubhouse boasts large rooms with golf course views.

They have fresh menu items, options for onsite ceremonies, plus close proximity to Hwy 94 and surrounding hotels!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for a complimentary 4- 18 hole green fees with cart upon booking your wedding!
Visit their website here.

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MUSEUM WEDDING VENUES

Science Museum of Minnesota
Love the science museum? Why not get married there?! Celebrate your chemistry (wink wink) by hosting your wedding at the Science Museum of Minnesota! The event spaces at the Science Museum feature modern décor and sophisticated architectural lines. Located on the Mississippi River, the museum’s event spaces showcase the magnificent, panoramic views of the river and downtown St. Paul skyline.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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UNIQUE WEDDING VENUES

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has magical gardens for ceremonies and event spaces that transform after hours into the perfect place for your wedding reception. Share your special day with family and friends among the natural flora and fauna. And the coolest part - you can even have a special guest with an animal encounter!!

Como Zoo is conveniently located within 5 miles of Downtown Saint Paul, with nearby hotels offering room block rates and shuttle services. They also have free parking for you and your guests. Their award-winning, in-house catering provides exquisite cuisine and offers complimentary tastings for events of 100 or more.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has unique & beautifully designed historic building that uniquely sets the stage for any wedding. Their multi-room venue exudes character & offers a memorable "Chanhassen Experience" for you & your guests.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive 4 free Dinner & Show Tickets to a Main Stage production at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
Visit their website here.

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Projects in Person, LLC

Not only are they a guided DIY workshop, but they host events too! Whether that be bride showers, small weddings ceremonies or receptions, bachelorette parties, etc. Check out our Boho Bridal Brunch Styled Shoot we recently did here!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive these deals: Private Event Deal: Receive 15% off a private event reservation of at least 15 individuals or more when you mention Forever Bride. Also, the Bride gets to make her project on the house!
Visit their website here.

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Gale Mansion
The Gale Mansion, built in 1912, is an architectural treasure that offers an elegant and intimate setting. It's located in the heart of the exclusive Mansion District of Minneapolis. It offers in-house catering, on site wedding planners and coordinators, as well as the charm of an historic building with modern amenities.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride and receive a free Champagne Toast for your wedding!
Visit their website here.

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BALLROOM WEDDING VENUES

Greysolon Ballroom by Black Woods
Step into a time when opulence meant ornate chandeliers, mahogany walls and hand-painted ceilings. Built in 1925 as the Hotel Duluth, it was widely acclaimed as one of the finest hotels on the continent. Today, Black Woods has restored Greysolon Ballroom to its original splendor.

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OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUES

Canterbury Park
Seated within a park, Canterbury Park has a beautiful banquet hall that is super customizable. Whether you want a lavish, fancy wedding or an intimate affair, they are happy to accommodate your needs and wishes. Plus, their onsite catering team will help craft the best menu for your special day offering a variety of plated, buffet or reception style offerings.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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Little Log House Pioneer Villaget
Rustic Inspired ~ Vintage Charm ~ Intimately Quaint. Imagine your wedding day set in a historic, enchanting village on over 160 pristinely manicured acres tucked away just 30 minutes from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive $50 off your rental!
Visit their website here.

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Three Rivers Park District
If you’re a fan of open spaces and parks, then definitely check out their locations for your wedding. Each park has beautiful gardens, woodlands, meadows and lakes.

Some of their popular locations are: Elm Creek Chalet, Maple Grove; Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista; Hyland Hills Chalet, Bloomington; Noerenberg Gardens, Lake Minnetonka; Silverwood Park, St. Anthony; and The Landing, Shakopee.

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive 15% off your room rental!
Visit their website here.

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The Gardens of Castle Rock
Okay, first of all, how cute is their tagline?! “Love grows at The Gardens.”

Second of all, this is a stunning venue where nature meets girly. At The Gardens, nature surrounds you everywhere! Mature trees, open lawns, perennial gardens, landscaping and flower containers all in harmony. There's beauty in every direction! Plus, you are able to choose your ceremony location from four different options! And you’ll certainly never be short on wedding photos––there are just so many beautiful areas to capture the day's events. From the woods to the countryside, the rustic structures to all the pergolas, there's never a shortage of unique and beautiful areas to capture the memories!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride for their latest deal!
Visit their website here.

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RESTAURANT WEDDING VENUES

McKinney Roe
Located on the ground level of the Wells Fargo towers in the heart of Minneapolis’s burgeoning East Town neighborhood, McKinney Roe is the place to be for your wedding or rehearsal dinner!

From the elegant, eclectic décor in their two-story dining room to their expansive patio overlooking U.S. Bank plaza, there’s no bad seat in the 7,000-square-foot house!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride and receive a complimentary dinner for 2 on your one year anniversary!
Visit their website here.

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The Bird Mpls
Situated in the iconic Loring Park neighborhood, The Bird offers proximity to downtown in a beautiful bohemian setting. This fun, versatile locale provides a few different options for events. The Bird features a one-of-a-kind ‘crows-nest’ for bridal showers or the perfect escape during your reception, open to the restaurant but still private. The Bird itself is fully available in the evening, with ample space for up to 100 guests, plus room for a DJ or band to add to your festive evening. The Bird’s food offerings come from our clean-food, farmer-focused menu and our beverage selection includes fresh juices, which make for delightful cocktails and mocktails. The secluded entrance down a brick alleyway adds to the charm of this cosmopolitan (and quintessentially Minneapolitan) venue!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride to receive your choice of complimentary sparkling toast or pony keg from one of local beer partners; waived rental; complimentary use of their in house audio visual; and a thank you gift card to one of their Bartmann Group restaurants.
Visit their website here.

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The Lynhall
The Ambleside Room at The Lynhall is an intimate space designed to feel like the living room of a beloved home. With a wood burning fireplace and hand-crafted tables, it offers an English country environment for guests to share experiences around our tables including wedding showers, rehearsal dinners and intimate weddings. This room can seat up to 70 guests at 8 rectangular tables, which can be configured in a variety of ways. The maximum capacity for a standing reception is 85 guests.

The Linney Studio is a wonderfully versatile space. Outfitted as the home kitchen of your dreams, this room can be used for events ranging from cocktail receptions to wedding showers and rehearsal dinners. With room for 45 seated guests or 60 standing, schedule a tour of our one-of-a-kind kitchen studio to better understand how it might be able to serve your wedding planning needs. The Lynhall as a whole is available for a partial or full day buy-out and can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Make sure to note--both rooms are also equipped with video recording capability to capture all of the special moments leading up to and including your wedding.

Forever Bride Deal: Contact this vendor for their latest Forever Bride deal!
View their website here.

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EVENT CENTER WEDDING VENUES

The Mill: Conference and Event Venue
At The Mill, the couple is the focal point. This focus begins by lavishing luxury on the Bride-to-be in their elegantly appointed bridal room. There, the guest of honor and her bridal party can relax, as much as possible, and prepare for the beginning of the most epic of journeys. Bring your closest of friends, personal attendants and your favorite wine as you make a few more memories before Ms. becomes Mrs.

The Quonset is their "Great Room,” if you will. With 2800 square feet of space, this classically preserved century structure in appointed in simple elegance. With the character and grace to display all of the decorum of a gothic cathedral and the ability to evolve to formal banquet hall and spacious dance floor; your guests will laugh, cry, dance and dine their way to an experience like no other.

During happy hour, the Bin Room will be the popular place with a well-appointed bar and lounge style seating where guests can relax with a drink and pleasant conversation before the festivities continue. It's our guess that this space will continue to be a favorite hangout throughout the night!

Forever Bride Deal: Mention Forever Bride when you come for your scheduled tour and receive 10% off of your venue rental.
Visit their website here.

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Anahata Collaborative
Calling all trendy + modern brides - this space is for YOU! Anahata Collaborative is an intimate beautiful studio space in the heart of Uptown.

It’s located on the Greenway with bike racks, and also has a great parking lot. Not to mention their incredible garage door which allows you to bring the outdoors in on beautiful days and to be outside if you want.

Forever Bride Deal: Contact this vendor for their latest Forever Bride deal!
View their website here.

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And there you have it… only the BEST of the BEST!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to them.. they would love to hear from you! And make sure to check out the complete list of our trusted + high quality vendors and their exclusive Forever Bride deals. We’re here for you as your top online resource for wedding planning. Our website serves as a free wedding resource to help you plan your dream wedding with hundreds of tips, advice, and inspiration.

Happy wedding planning, brides!

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