Weddings at River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center for Every Season

Planning a wedding is a joyous and exciting time, but it can also be overwhelming. One of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the perfect venue… and choosing what time of year to have the wedding.

No matter what the season you choose to have your wedding, River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center is a great place to host the event of your dreams. With our stunning setting, versatile event space, and exceptional service, River Oaks is the ideal location to celebrate your special day.

Follow along for great inspiration and ideas for what summer and winter weddings at River Oaks have to offer!

Why have a winter wedding at River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center?

Winter weddings have a magical charm that sets them apart from other seasons. The snowy backdrop along the Mississippi River Valley creates a romantic atmosphere, making your wedding day one you will never forget. Are you considering having a winter wedding at River Oaks? Here are plenty of reasons why you should consider having a winter wedding:

1. Exchange vows in a stunning winter wonderland

Paint this picture: you and your significant other exchanging vows surrounded by a pristine white landscape. The beauty of snow-covered trees and twinkling lights in our winter wonderland as you say your I-Do’s. Winter weddings at River Oaks will make your wedding day absolutely enchanting with the outdoor winter wonderland you will be able to encompass in your photos and ceremony.

Have you always dreamed of having a winter wonderland wedding here in Minnesota? River Oaks is the perfect place to make your dreams come true. The views and scenery at River Oaks are second to none, and when the snow starts to fall, everything truly becomes a wintery dream.

2. Embrace the festive atmosphere

Winter is the season of celebration, with a festive holiday season and New Year’s. Incorporating holiday elements into your wedding, such as hot cocoa stations with a nice cozy seating area in the River Oaks sunroom, will add an extra touch of joy and warmth. The lights will be twinkling over the snow covered ground, bringing an extra amount of romance to your wedding that will enhance your special day.

Hosting your wedding this winter at River Oaks will allow you to incorporate fun, festive ideas into your wedding that will leave both you and your guests with joy you can only find in the winter season. Contact us now to discuss how we can help you add a festive atmosphere into your wedding at our event center!

3. Dreamy winter seasonal decor

Winter weddings allow for exquisite and elegant decor options. Think sparkling icicle lights, twinkling outdoor lights, white all around, and warm candlelight. You can create a dreamy ambiance that will leave both you and your guests in awe. Take advantage of the winter season and let the event experts at River Oaks help you create your dream wedding with stunning winter decor.

At River Oaks, we work with you to make sure that everything is up to your standard so you have the wedding you have always dreamed of. A winter wedding allows you to take advantage of the decor that the season has to offer. Are you interested in learning more about how we can help you host your dreamy winter wedding? Contact us on our wedding page!

4. Availability and cost

Winter is considered the off-peak wedding season, which means you’ll have more availability and potentially lower costs for vendors. You might even be able to negotiate better deals and discounts, and with the vendors that recommend at River Oaks, you will know that you’ll be getting the best in the metro for your special day.

During the winter at River Oaks, our venue has more options for you to choose from when picking the date for your special day. With the increase in availability, you have more days to choose from and can make sure that it fits perfectly with your busy schedule. Contact us on our wedding page to see our venue and our availability for these winter months! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Why have a summer wedding at River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center?

Summer weddings at River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center provide any couple with a jaw-dropping outdoor venue and a perfect day they will always remember. Summer weddings are the epitome of romance and joy, and with the stunning scenery of the Mississippi River Valley, beautiful florals, and a lovely reception venue, there are countless reasons why you should consider having a summer wedding.

Here are a few reasons why you should have your wedding during the summer at River Oaks:

1. Beautiful outdoor venue

The summer season brings to life any outdoor venue, including all the greenery and florals you can think of. River Oaks is nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Mississippi River Valley, offering a picturesque backdrop for your wedding. The outdoor wedding venue at River Oaks overlooks the 18th hole and the river valley with all the flowers and trees surrounding it.

Imagine exchanging vows surrounded by lush greenery, rolling fairways, and serene water features. With stunning views and expertly maintained grounds, River Oaks provides a stunning setting that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. Are you interested in learning more about making this a reality? Go to our wedding page and contact us for more information!

2. Abundance of natural light

The longer days and abundant sunshine of summer provide ample natural light for your wedding photos. The soft, golden glow will make you and your partner look radiant, and your pictures will be filled with warmth and joy. With our scenic background at River Oaks, you will be able to enjoy beautiful golden hour photos amidst the Mississippi River Valley.

Summer weddings at River Oaks provide wonderful lighting, and it’s a great way to make sure your wedding photos will be the ones you always dreamed of having. Take a look at our wedding page to see a few photos of previous weddings hosted at our venue!

3. Vibrant color palette and seasonal blooms

Summer is synonymous with vibrant colors, and you can incorporate this into your wedding theme. From bright and bold floral arrangements to cheerful bridesmaid dresses, your wedding will be a burst of color and happiness, making your day truly shine. Summer is a time when flowers are in full bloom, offering a wide variety of options for your wedding arrangements. You can choose from a plethora of beautiful and fragrant flowers, adding a touch of elegance and freshness to your big day.

River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center boasts beautiful florals all over our grounds, which makes the fun color palette that summer has to offer pop. With beautiful decor and arrangements, your summer wedding at River Oaks will be one you’ll always remember! Check out our wedding page to learn more about arrangements and decor that we have to offer for your summer wedding!

4. Outdoor activities

Summer weddings allow for a range of fun outdoor activities to take advantage of. River Oaks has a remarkable venue for any outdoor event, which provides many things for you to choose from when thinking of outdoor activities with your wedding reception or ceremony.

Reception packages at River Oaks provide you with use of the stunning outdoor patio that overlooks the golf course and river valley for you and your guests to use at your leisure. We also have other rentals you can include, such as including a bocce ball tournament at our bocce court set up for a fun reception activity that your guests will never forget.

Are you interested in learning more about what you can include in your rental for your wedding and reception? Contact us on our wedding page to learn more and brainstorm ideas of how to make your summer wedding perfect for you!

River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center has available dates for your wedding this winter and summer!

Are you planning your wedding and need to find a date for either this winter or summer? Contact us today on our wedding page so we can discuss availability! With our expert event staff and our amazing packages for you to choose from, we are here to help make your day everything you’ve dreamed of.

Are you interested in learning more about having your wedding at River Oaks Event Center? Check out our blog post about what it’s like to have your wedding at our venue by clicking here!

Contact us today!