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Weddings with Isa

Isa Wines specializes in elegant portraiture for weddings, engagements, families, and high school seniors in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and beyond.


Here are some of my favorite venues in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin! If you book any of these make sure to read until the end for a special offer!

1. Pinewood Weddings and Events

This wedding venue located in Cambridge, Minnesota is perfect for nature lovers. Just imagine yourself getting married in a forest surrounded by tall red pines! The modern, chic, A line building is the perfect backdrop for your photos. Pinewood was built with a photographer and client’s point of view in mind. Kate Becker, the owner, is a photographer herself and thought of every little detail to make this venue a showstopper.

White walls, big windows that allows lots of natural light, indoor ceremony space, bar area that integrates indoor and outdoor areas, getting ready suites in different levels and accessibility are just a few of the amazing features this venue offers. www.pinewoodweddingsandevents.com

2. Abella Weddings and Events

Located just 40 minutes from the Twin Cities, nestled in Chisago City, Minnesota is Abella Weddings and Events. This stunning French Country white barn is pure elegance!

We are talking about chandeliers, French country chairs, big tall windows, fireplace, white walls, outdoor ceremony area with plenty of shade, a meadow field perfect for golden hour photos and lots of different areas for cocktail hour. www.abellaweddingsandevents.com

3. Maidenwood Events

Maidenwood is located in the Lake Pepin Area between Maiden Rock and Stockholm, in Western Wisconsin.

Another breathtaking venue offering ample nature area that will for sure wow your guests. Kristen and Steve are amazing people. They will go above and beyond their clients needs on their wedding day. I know this because I’ve witnessed it myself.

Their outdoor ceremony location overlooking Lake Pepin is a view I won’t forget. They offer two different locations for your outdoor ceremony (The Pines and The Circle). The White Barn with its modern wall of glass is the perfect space for your cocktail hour and reception.

Maidenwood is a venue that makes you fall in love with nature all over again. www.maidenwoodevents.com

4. The Hutton House

This luxury venue accommodates up to 300 guests and is located in Medicine Lake, Minnesota just 15 minutes from Downtown Minneapolis.

The Hutton House delivers a special experience with tall ceilings, natural light, white walls, a charming courtyard and lots of amenities to make your wedding day go as smooth as possible. www.thehuttonhousemn.com

5. Camrose Hill Flower Farm

This Farm is located in Stillwater, Minnesota and its owner, Cindie Sinclair, a floral designer and plant whisper has created the perfect enchanted place for guests to get married.

With capacity for up to 200 guests, Camrose Hill is a great option for couples who appreciate a rustic, fairytale garden style.

The adorable 1950’s Cottage is the perfect light-filled space for you and your bridesmaids to get ready. www.camrosehillflowers.com

6. La Pointe Events

This venue has it all! Beautiful scenic views of the Apple River in Somerset, Wisconsin. Your guests will be in awe of this property! Talking about guests, they can rent on site cabins for the weekend or even camp with their RV.

The modern A-line building is a vision on its own. Inside there’s plenty of space for your reception area connected with an outdoor patio and bar area. White walls, tall ceilings and lots of natural light makes this venue ideal for any kinda of wedding style.

I think a memorable moment that every bride will have with La Pointe is when they walk down the aisle. Nothing comes close to La Pointe magnificent steps that lead to the aisle. Now, imagine yourself getting married along the shore of the Apple River…One word: Breathtaking! www.lapointeevents.com

7. Bavaria Downs

This Wedding venue located in Chaska, Minnesota will soon not one but two venues Edward Anne Estate and the new Equestria West in 2023.

These venues are at a class of its own. With capacity for up to 400 guests they offer both indoor and outdoor ceremony options, floor to celling windows, lots of natural light, 240 acres of rolling hills and a private lake, stone benches for outdoor ceremony at their famous black iron gazebo, breathtaking views, and so much more.

This is a venue that truly has it all, think of old world charm with modern amenities! If you are getting married in 2023, they have some available dates at a discounted rate for their new venue Equestria West. I would check them out, now! (and then call me to book your photography:) www.bavariadowns.com

8. Ivory North

This charming white barn located just an hour north of the Twin Cities in Mora, Minnesota is the perfect venue if you are looking for a laid-back country wedding but still would like to have all the modern amenities. With capacity for up to 199 guests, this venue is stunning! It is a photographer’s dream with so much natural light, bright whites, clean modern lines and endless natural landscape (40 acres).

They have one of the cutest outdoor patios with modern furniture and string lights! www.ivorynorthco.com

9. Hidden Meadow and Barn

If you love nature, privacy, rolling hills, pampas grass and scenic romantic views this is the venue for you!

Hidden Meadow and Barn located in Pepin, Wisconsin is pure enchantment! Their outdoor ceremony area is truly a work of art with their tall pampas grass, 12 ft tall stained glass windows and majestic wooden door.

You won’t need a lot of decorations here because nature already provided for you. The site is truly breathtaking in any season of the year. As a photographer, it is easy to fall in love with this venue with so many photo opportunities and breathtaking views.

Their bridal and groom suites are the perfect space for getting ready in the morning. You want a room that is inviting, has ample space and is comfortable for your party. This venue has it all! www.hiddenmeadowandbarn.com

10. The Aisling

This venue located in Hudson, Wisconsin (sounds familiar? right in my backyard!) is going through an extensive renovation. With its coastal style, refined elegance, outdoor/indoor ceremony and reception options is definitely something we haven’t seen it yet and I’m here for it!

To say I’m excited about it, its an understatement. Breathtaking views from Troy Burn Golf Course, top-notch cuisine, free food tastings, luxury getting ready suites and capacity for up to 350 guests, this venue should definitely be on your list!

If you book any of those venues mentioned above you will receive a 5% discount with any of my photography packages! Please fill out a contact form to inquire! www.theaisling.com

Wedding at Pinewood Weddings and Events. The couple got married surrounded by tall pine trees. This wedding is the perfect example of chic and timeless.


10 Wedding venues in MN-WI

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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