newly weds walking down to marina at Grand Ely Lodge resort
sunset over the water near Grand Ely Lodge resort


Rustic Venues for Stunning Weddings & Events in Ely, MN

Make Lifetime Memories in a Naturally Scenic Setting

Use nature as the backdrop for a beautiful wedding ceremony, choose our well-appointed banquet room for a refined reception, and savor the most important day of your life in a comfortable suite. It’s all part of celebrating your most special day at Grand Ely Lodge, the perfect place for romantic Ely weddings.

Our wide range of Ely wedding venues makes it easy to host anything from an intimate ceremony on the shores of Shagawa Lake to an elegant 200-guest soiree in the Ridgeview Room to a cherished occasion in either the Sunrise or Sunset Rooms. Use the beauty of nature as the backdrop to your nuptials with a stunning larger ceremony on the back lawn, overlooking exceptional lake views. With indoor and outdoor options available, our resort is ideal in any season, no matter what the weather has in store. View our capacity charts and choose the perfect venue for your romantic getaway in MN.

When you reserve an event space or wedding venue in Ely, MN at our resort, your experience doesn’t start with the beginning of your celebration. Our team of experienced event-planning professionals will lend a friendly hand every step of the way, from the day you submit your request for proposal to the end of your occasion. In addition to friendly, personal assistance our event services include AV equipment, custom catering and much, much more.

Out-of-town guests and local residents attending your wedding will love the accommodations at Grand Ely Lodge. Staying in Grand Ely’s comfortable lodging isn’t only convenient for your big day, but fun! With a variety of activities at their disposal, the celebration can continue all weekend long with outdoor hikes, canoeing, shopping, birding, and other seasonal attractions in Ely.

Read testimonials from guests who have hosted weddings and events at Grand Ely Lodge.

Start planning the perfect Ely, MN wedding or event today by submitting an online request for proposal.