newly weds walking down to marina at Grand Ely Lodge resort


Reviews for our Rustic Wedding Venues in Minnesota

Impeccable Service, Timeless Memories

Ely, Minnesota weddings are always special at Grand Ely Lodge, where intimacy and elegance meet to create timeless memories. With more than 7,000 square feet of total space and a variety of venues for wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and receptions, our resort stands as one of the best Ely wedding venues in Minnesota.

Read what some past wedding parties have to say about their experiences at Grand Ely Lodge:

"Thank you for making our wedding and nights so wonderful. You all were so amazing and nice. We will remember you and this place forever." – Sara & Bill

"I wanted to send you a quick note to say THANK YOU! Everything was perfect last weekend and it would not have been without you. I would not have changed a thing, and thanks to your staff it was the best night of my life. The Grand Ely Lodge was such a magical place to get married, I can’t wait to get back and visit you. I will also get you the pictures as soon as I can!  Thanks again for everything." – Laura & Matt

"I don’t think we can say THANK YOU enough for the amazing experience we and our guests had on our wedding weekend. You far exceeded our expectations. The food, the service, the professionalism – it was all above and beyond. Thank you for going “the extra mile” to ensure we all had the best possible experience! It was noticed & definitely appreciated. All the best to you & we’ll see you next summer for our anniversary!" – Jodi & Bill