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Summer Lilydale Wedding | Emily + Jason

Weddings

Summer Lilydale Wedding in Eau Claire Wisconsin As wedding planners, we’ve had the privilege of working at some absolutely stunning venues, but there’s nothing like a summer Lilydale wedding. Emily & Jason’s wedding at this beautiful venue was no exception! Lilydale offers a gorgeous large reception room, outdoor ceremony space, and two large getting ready […]

Reeds & Rushes Wedding | Emily + Alex

Weddings

Reeds & Rushes Wedding in Howard Lake, Minnesota Emily & Alex’s Reeds & Rushes wedding took place on one of the most beautiful summer days! Reeds and Rushes is a newer venue, about 45 minutes west of the twin cities. It is a lakeside property sitting on five and a half acres, with plenty of […]

Harvester Square Wedding | Lauren + Matt

Weddings

Harvester Square Wedding in St Cloud, Minnesota Lauren & Matt’s Harvester Square Wedding was by far one of the most intentional and stunning weddings I’ve ever been apart of! You can see pure joy & emotion in every photo of theirs and just how happy & in love they are! The Venue Harvester Square is […]

Harvester Square Wedding Venue St Cloud, Minnesota

Landmark Center Wedding | Tara + Kai

Weddings

Landmark Center Wedding in St Paul, Minnesota Tara & Kai’s Landmark Center Wedding was a beautiful day full of intentional moments. They truly made their wedding day their own and not following the “traditional” wedding day elements! The Engagement Tara and Kai were fortunate enough to be gifted Kai’s grandmother’s ring, which they used to […]

Essence Event Center Wedding | Emalee + Zak

Weddings

Essence Event Center Wedding in St Paul, Minnesota Essence Event Center Wedding in St Paul, Minnesota Emalee & Zak’s Essence Event Center Wedding was one of the most stunning fall days! The colors on the leaves were just right and the weather wasn’t too chilly – a perfect day for a wedding! Emalee and Zak […]

Essence Event Center Wedding Ceremony

Mayowood Stone Barn Wedding | Kate + Bryan

Weddings

Mayowood Stone Barn in Rochester, Minnesota Kate and Bryan’s Mayowood Stone Barn wedding was sure one to remember this past May! The Engagement But before we get into the details of their wedding, let’s go back to where it began! They both swiped right on Bumble and the rest is history! Except there’s also the […]

Meet the Hanna Marie Events Team!

Business

Well hey there!!! Welcome to the blog officially introducing our 2024 Hanna Marie Events team!! We had some team photos done back in October and I’m just now getting around to posting them, oops 🙂 Since then we’ve also brought on another assistant coordinator, which we will introduce but sadly do not have a photo […]

Woodhaven Wedding | Alex + Mariah

Weddings

Alex & Mariah’s Winter Woodhaven Wedding was sure a stunning one! After a few weeks without snow, they even got lucky enough to get some on their wedding day! The Engagement Alex and Mariah were true high school sweethearts with having started dating the beginning of their freshman year. And after 10 years together and […]

Camp Fire Minnesota Wedding | Katie + Dan

Weddings

Camp Fire Minnesota in Excelsior, Minnesota Katie & Dan’s Camp Fire Minnesota Wedding Day was a true Minnesota day. Rain, sun, these two had it all. But, they didn’t stop a little rain from them having the best day ever! The Engagement Katie and Dan both proposed to each other on a hike in Banff […]

Watson Block Wedding | Zoe + Jordan

Weddings

Watson Block Wedding in Minneapolis, Minnesota Zoe and Jordan’s Watson Block wedding was a perfect example of how you can still have a beautiful wedding with only your closest friends and family. We love larger weddings as well, but there is something about small, intimate weddings too! The Proposal Zoe and Jordan’s proposal story is […]

Lilydale Wedding | Double Wedding

Weddings

A double wedding is when two couples share in the same wedding day. While not a common thing to experience, when Jim & Will got engaged around the same time, the twin brothers soon decided that sharing their wedding day might just make the most sense in their situation! Read on to learn more about […]

Glass House Wedding | Jordan + Oudom

Weddings

Glass House Wedding in Minneapolis, Minnesota Jordan and Oudom’s modern Glass House wedding was nothing short of dreamy! They truly made the day their own and didn’t follow traditional wedding “rules.” Jordan and Oudom opted for a minimalist decor theme that perfectly suited Glass House’s contemporary architecture. Simplistic white tablecloths, floral centerpieces and votives complemented […]

Royal Golf Club Wedding | Allie + Erik

Weddings

Royal Golf Club Wedding in Lake Elmo, Minnesota Allie & Erik’s Royal Golf Club wedding was by far one of my favorite weddings to date! Not just because the decor and flowers were stunning, but also because Allie & Erik are by far two of the sweetest people I’ve ever met! THE ENGAGEMENT Allie & […]

Royal Golf Club Wedding Ceremony

InterContinental St Paul Wedding | Kelly + John

Weddings

Kelly and John’s wedding at Intercontinental St. Paul was truly one of the most unique and stunning themes I have seen! In our initial consult, Kelly and John said there vision was “Palace of Versailles meets Rainforest Cafe” and WOW did their florist do just that! From the vivid wedding décor to the happy and […]

3 TIPS TO ENJOY THE WEDDING PLANNING JOURNEY

Planning Tips

Wedding planning can often seem like an overwhelming task. From choosing a venue to picking out the perfect dress, there are many decisions that come along with planning a wedding. However, it is important to remember that the planning process should be enjoyable as well. To help engaged couples reduce stress and enjoy the journey, […]

8 of the Best Minnesota Wedding Venues

Planning Tips

Are you looking for Minnesota wedding venues? We completely understand it can be overwhelming as there are so many to choose from! We had the honor of working at some of the best Minnesota wedding venues in 2023 and wanted to highlight some of them in this blog post. Here are 8 of the Best […]

Solar Arts Wedding | Ana & Ramon

Weddings

Solar Arts Wedding in Minneapolis, Minnesota Ana & Ramon’s Solar Arts Wedding was truly an honor to be a part of. These two got married in September of 2023 and I don’t think there could have been a more perfect day for them! Ana & Ramon had their ceremony at the Basilica in Minneapolis before […]

Minneapolis Wedding Coordinator

Pinewood Wedding | Alex + Maya

Weddings

Pinewood, located in the quaint town of Cambridge Minnesota, was the perfect venue for Maya and Alex to have their August wedding at. Maya and Alex are by far two of the nicest, most down to earth couples we have worked with! From moving across the US during the wedding planning and Maya still attending […]

Pinewood wedding

MAY WEDDING AT CHASKA EVENT CENTER

Weddings

Erin and Luke had a perfect May Wedding at Chaska Event Center! Their wedding was a picture-perfect celebration of love, happiness, and joy on a beautiful spring day. From the flawless organization to the beautiful decor and florals, everything about this wedding was simple perfect. If you’re an engaged couple looking for wedding inspiration, keep […]

Essence Event Center Wedding | Bianca + Ben

Weddings

Essence Event Center Wedding in St Paul, Minnesota Bianca & Ben’s Essence Event Center wedding in April was so amazing to be a part of! Not only are Ben & Bianca two of the kindest people I’ve ever met – their entire wedding party, family & friends were all so wonderful & great to work […]

Elegant Essence Event Center Wedding

5 Questions to Ask A DJ in Minneapolis

Planning Tips

One of the most significant decisions you can make for your wedding day is hiring a DJ. Your DJ is one of the critical elements of your wedding celebration, and they can make or break the mood of your event. Therefore, selecting the right DJ will ensure that your guests will have a great time […]

Why you Need a Wedding Coordinator in Minneapolis

Planning Tips

As exciting as planning your wedding can be, it can also be stressful and overwhelming. From managing the vendors and the countless details, it is easy to get sidetracked and lose sight of your vision. This is where a wedding coordinator comes in! In this post, we’ll explore the importance of a wedding coordinator in […]

Hutton House Wedding in Minneapolis | Taylor + Joe

Weddings

Taylor and Joe’s Hutton House Wedding was a day we’ll never forget! We worked with them with our partial planning package as they wanted a little more hands on help! Taylor and Joe opted to keep their decor and floral simple as the Hutton House is already a stunning venue. They included their dog, Murphy, […]

Royal Golf Club Wedding | Tamara & Michael

Weddings

Tamara and Michael’s classy wedding day on May 26, 2023 was held at the gorgeous Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, MN. The bridesmaids wore emerald green bridesmaids dresses with the groomsmen in grey, The venue was kept minimal yet classy, with décor but had a pop of emerald green to match the bridesmaid dresses. […]

FIVE 2023 WEDDING RECEPTION TRENDS FOR YOUR TWIN CITIES WEDDING

Planning Tips

Couples are now opting for unique menu items that are tailored to their individual tastes. Chefs are taking into account dietary restrictions, allergies, and personal preferences to create custom menus for each wedding.

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER A FIRST LOOK

Planning Tips

A first look allows for an intimate moment between you and your partner before the ceremony. It provides a private moment for you both to share your emotions, and can be a great way to calm nerves before the ceremony.

I’M ENGAGED! WHAT VENDORS DO I HIRE FIRST?

Planning Tips

We have put together a list of the top vendors you should consider hiring first, so you can make the most of your planning process and enjoy your engagement to the fullest!

FURBER FARMS WEDDING IN MINNEAPOLIS

Planning Tips

As an event planner, I’m always excited to be a part of someone’s special day, and this August wedding at Furber Farms was no exception.

Winter Wedding at Blacksmith Main | Sarah + Nick

Weddings

Congratulations to Sarah and Nick on their beautiful winter wedding at Blacksmith Main in Brainerd, Minnesota! It was a stunning event filled with love and so much joy! Blacksmith Main is a large, industrial-style space with expansive brick walls and windows, making it the ideal backdrop for a wedding. The exposed brick walls add an […]

Top 10 First Dance Songs from 2022

Planning Tips

The first dance song can be a fun, but somewhat difficult decision to make in the wedding planning process with so many genres of music to choose from. Typically the first dance is after the dinner, cake cutting and speeches. Although it’s becoming more popular to do the first dance after the couple enters into […]

Round Barn Farm Wedding in Red Wing

Planning Tips

Chelsea & Kevin had a gorgeous summer day at Round Barn Farm! A little rain couldn’t stop these two lovebirds from being so dang excited to finally be married! Round Barn Farm is a charming Bed & Breakfast in Red Wing, Minnesota. There is a gorgeous 3-story farm home included on the property, perfect for […]

3 Things to Remember When Getting Wedding Dress Alterations Done

Planning Tips

Getting alterations done can be an exciting, but slightly stressful time. Read below for 3 things to remember when getting your wedding dress alterations done. This can apply to other alterations appointments also! 1. Make sure to bring the shoes you will be wearing on your wedding day If you happen to be wearing some […]

3 Things to Pack for your Photographer

Planning Tips

One of the first things photographers will (typically) do on the wedding day is to take photos of your wedding details! Before guests start arriving, and things get a little crazy, it’s best to do them right away to get ’em done. These photos are small parts of the wedding day that may not seem […]

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