St. Paul Wedding Guide


St. Paul Wedding

As the capital city and second most populous region in Minnesota, St. Paul is usually grouped with Minneapolis to form the 'Twin Cities.' With a wealth of stunning architecture, tourists come to the city to enjoy the majestic towers, turrets, arches, and Baroque domes. St. Paul is also the birthplace of cartoonist Charles Schulz – the creator of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts gallery. While the city is large, it still offers the charm of a small town. It also stands by its motto of being "the most livable city in America".


St. Paul Wedding Planning: Highlights of the City

The city is filled with a great deal of attractions and activities that locals and tourists take pleasure in, including the historic Como Park, the intriguing Wabasha Street Caves, the Minnesota Museum of American Art, and the lovely banks of the Mississippi. The mansions, green spaces, scenic beaches, and other points of interest also serve as popular ceremony and reception locations about town.

The city is also home to a multitude of museums, including the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Science Museum of Minnesota, and the interesting Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments. As you begin shopping for bridal wear and accessories in St. Paul, don't forget to stop by Grand Avenue to scan the shops and chain stores.


St. Paul Wedding Planning: Weather Watch

The climate of St. Paul is often described as continental. A summer wedding will enjoy warm, comfortable temperatures, while the winters produce a drastic drop in the weather with an average temperature of about 14 degrees.  Overall, the city experiences its fair share of snow, rain, ice, thunderstorms, fog, and even tornados. When planning your wedding, it's important to become familiar with the seasonal fluctuations in weather.


St. Paul Wedding Planning: Scenic Venues

Surrounded by the beauty of flowers, trees and fresh air, planning a St. Paul wedding ceremony at one of the many outdoor spaces in the city is a delightful idea. Parks and gardens provide just the right settings for open-air receptions – offering a gorgeous backdrop for photographs. For example, the Scherer Garden of Eagen offers six acres of flower beds, shrubs, ponds, waterfalls and fountains.


Scherer Garden of Eagen

Last Updated: June 6, 2010 at 10:05 am
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