Get Married in Ely, Minnesota

Have you dreamed about a Minnesota wedding in the great outdoors?

The scenic beauty of Ely, Minnesota makes it one of the most breathtaking wedding destinations in the world.

With our many lakes and beautiful boreal forests, Ely offers something few wedding destinations can match…serene natural beauty. And if you are thinking of something more traditional, we can accommodate you here as well. The Ely area is represented by many religious denominations and churches, making it possible to take your wedding vows in a traditional setting and then have a true Northwoods wedding reception at one of our charming lodges. We look forward to hosting your wedding and hope you celebrate your special day in one of the most beautiful places to get married in Minnesota.

For couples looking to plan a trendy and stunning wedding in a natural setting, Ely, Minnesota offers something few destinations can match…a beautiful, magnificent wonderland with a multitude of settings from which to choose. Whether you desire to tie the knot on the beach at sunset, exchange vows in a church or pledge your love during a scenic houseboat cruise, getting married in Ely is an excellent choice to add fun and romance to your wedding day.

Your wedding reception will be a party to remember as well, whether you choose a venue with complete banquet facilities or a resort with plenty of beachfront and perhaps even a campfire and marshmallow roast! Whatever your choice, don’t forget to look to the sky at night for the most incredible sight – the millions of stars which are much more visible without the glare of industrial light to obscure them. We are sure you will see they are dancing along with you and your guests. This alone will make your wedding and reception something people will talk about for many years.

And if winter is your season, imagine saying your wedding vows in a real white wedding setting with clear blue skies and the snow sparkling around you or snowflakes floating gently down and beautiful snow-laden pine trees in the background. Imagine you, the bride and groom, arriving to your ceremony by dog-sled and after saying your vows, being whisked away to the lodge, where open fire places give a natural setting for a cozy, wilderness reception.

For out of state guests who are coming to help you celebrate, it’s the perfect opportunity to extend their trip into an unforgettable vacation. With our wildlife-packed state and national parks, unique attractions and outdoor adventure, a vacation in Ely, Minnesota is sure to be one that is cherished for a lifetime. Winter is packed with activities as well; cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and dog-sledding are highlights of our winters here.

Whether you’re planning a grand, sophisticated church wedding for 200 or an intimate lakefront ceremony for two, we invite you to Ely, Minnesota and look forward to helping you celebrate the beginning of your lives together.