Create a Destination Wedding

Just under an hour from the Twin Cities, but a world away, Chisago Lakes offers breathtaking backdrops for your special celebration. We offer venues that shine in every season and options that will delight and leave lasting memories. We invite you to start your life together here in beautiful Chisago Lakes.

Ceremony & Reception Venues

We have many venues for weddings including country gardens, wineries, farms, barns and riverboats for events from 20 to 300. Chisago Lakes has everything you need for your event including nearby lodging for your guests. Marriage equality is happily celebrated in Minnesota with legal same-gender marriage, so choose us for your historic moment!

Venue Type:

Abella Weddings + Events Farm

Conveniently located 40 miles from the Twin Cities, Abella provides a unique experience for your wedding day. With French Country charm and multiple indoor/outdoor spaces you have the ability to personalize your day. Climate controlled spaces for year-round availability.
11720 256th Street
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 274-0124
Maximum Attendees: 300

Bloom Lake Barn

The enormous wooden barn contains original vaulted ceilings, salvaged gothic church windows, heat/AC, and gorgeous chandelier and cafe lighting. The lower level of the barn is another unique space containing rustic beams and high-top tables built from the milking stanchions. The courtyard includes a spacious pavilion, bonfire pit, tree swing, lawn games, and a walking trail through the woods.
17147 Bloom Lake Rd
Shafer, MN 55074
(612) 226-9853
Maximum Attendees: 290

Maple Ridge Farms

Maple Ridge Farm is a premier wedding and event barn located less than 2 miles outside scenic Taylors Falls, MN. Our wedding season is from May to October, and we would love to help make your special day a memorable and idyllic occasion. The authentically restored barn was one of the neighborhood’s premiere dairy barns in its era and still retains many of the original historic characteristics today.
33700 Vista Rd
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 210-9520
Maximum Attendees: 300

Ojiketa’s Strom Hall

Within Ojiketa Regional Park, this main hall provides large windows overlooking beautiful Green Lake and is surrounded by mature trees and natural vistas. Also, Ojiketa’s Birchwood Chapel is within walking distance and the perfect location for the ceremony!  And … your wedding party can rent cabins to spend the night!!
27500 Kirby Avenue
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-7631
Maximum Attendees: 225

Panola Valley Gardens

Dreaming of a garden wedding? You and your guests are welcomed to Panola Valley Gardens at a formal entrance. A cobblestone path leads you to a flower-filled courtyard complete with a water fountain and goldfish pond. Greek goddesses lead the way through the gardens to a gazebo and up the grand steps to the wedding pavilion.
26026 Olinda Trail
Lindstrom, MN 55045
(651) 257-6072
Maximum Attendees: 100

Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours

A wedding aboard the Taylors Falls Queen or Princess is a unique way to make an already special occasion even more memorable! The beautiful scenery of the St. Croix River provides a spectacular backdrop for your special day. Breathtaking, Beautiful, and Memorable is what your guests will say after attending your wedding on the beautiful St. Croix River. We look forward to making your wedding everything you’ve ever imagined!
220 South St.
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-6315
Maximum Attendees: 320

Terra Nue Farm

Our approach is to keep the venue pricing and relationship as simple as possible. Would you like an authentic country farm with farm animals and solar energy coupled with the ability to customize your day of vision? Here we are! Would you like to choose your own caterer, vendors and bring in your own liquor? Look no further.
32025 Ranch Trail
Shafer, MN 55074
(651) 332-4191
Maximum Attendees: 250

Uncommon Loon Brewing

Having a special event? Host your party here. Once the home to the Chisago City fire station and community center, formerly known as the Peppermint Club and the Hideaway, this event space has been the heart of this community for decades.
10825 Lake Blvd
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 321-4468

Wild Mountain

Our unique rustic setting, relaxing ambiance, and the best views of the Saint Croix River Valley, make Wild Mountain the perfect location for your wedding. We specialize in creating a custom experience to fit the needs of your guests outdoors. We seat up to 240 people at our outdoor venue. Our experienced and professional event and catering staff will help you every step of the way.
37200 Wild Mtn Rd
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Maximum Attendees: 240


It’s an honor when guests choose to host their special events at Winehaven. They tell us they couldn’t resist the panoramic views of the lakes, the rows of oak wine barrels and gorgeous hillside vineyards. Our picturesque event facility is just 45 minutes north of Minneapolis and only a few miles from many wonderful hotels and restaurants.
10020 Deer Garden Ln
Chisago City, Minnesota 55013
(651) 257-1017
Maximum Attendees: 250

We Are Here to Help

Here in Chisago Lakes we have everything you need to realize your dream day. We also have great locations for groom’s dinners, bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties and engagement parties. The natural beauty of the area creates a beautiful backdrop for whatever you have planned.


We invite you to spend a few nights amongst the lakes and rivers here in Chisago Lakes. You’ll find something to fit your vibe and budget from hotels with pools to lovely lakeside cabins.


Get ready to “wow” your guests with some of the delicious offerings from our area. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, let us help you enjoy every bite!


Here in Chisago Lakes we have many talented photographers to help you capture the priceless moments and memories that will last a lifetime


The details are important here in Chisago Lakes and we have just the right people to help you realize your dream, just the way you dreamed.

Salons & Spas

Feeling great and looking great are all part of the wedding experience that Chisago Lakes offers. We have a number of lovely establishments to help you find your wedding bliss.

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