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Top 10 Wedding Unity Ceremony Ideas for 2022

Choose a unique unity ceremony that matches your relationship and is reflective of your personalities. Weddings are all about the union between two people.  The creation of an unbreakable bond that will endure forever.  While the ceremony vows say a lot, a unity ceremony can be...

Judy & William’s Art Deco Inspired Garden Wedding

Real Wedding Spotlight: An ethereal spring wedding full of delicate details and special moments. Weddings days can be planned in different timeframes. Some are put together quickly in a manner of weeks. Others, take years to get everything just right. There are even those weddings that...

Beautiful Wedding Head Table: The Rustic Refined™ ~ A Gardens Original

Make your wedding a one-of-a-kind event with a unique head table for your wedding reception. You’ve always dreamed of having a completely unique wedding reflective of who you are. If you’ve spent any time on The Gardens website or blogs, it’s clear that The Gardens is...

Stress-Free Outdoor Wedding: 8 Essential Tips to Manage Your Perfect Day

Planning an outdoor wedding is easy-peasy when you know these important tips. The grass between your bare feet. A gentle breeze carrying the fresh smell of spring. The rich golden hues of falling leaves. The warm long summer evenings spent catching up with friends. Whatever the...

Enchanting Outdoor Fall Wedding

Real Wedding Spotlight: A magical Minnesota fall outdoor wedding that combined natural autumn elements with soft romantic details. There is something so enchanting about a fall wedding in Minnesota and Becca & John’s outdoor fall wedding at The Gardens of Castle Rock was no exception. The...

The Lath House ~ The Most Unique Wedding Ceremony Location

Minnesota’s most unique ceremony site…decades in the making Considered the heart of The Gardens of Castle Rock, the Lath House has a long and storied history decades in the making.  In fact, the space’s uniqueness is incomparable to all other ceremony sites. The nursery began in 1926,...

Kaitlyn & Max’s Lovely Outdoor Summer Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: Kaitlyn & Max’s outdoor summer wedding was the perfect mixture of elegant touches and fun details creating a celebration that was uniquely theirs. Gorgeous flower arrangements line the ceremony aisle leading to the natural wood arch draped with a lovely white fabric and...

Wedding Reception Garden Pavilion

The Garden Pavilion’s unique time-honored craftsmanship provides a unique backdrop for your picture-perfect wedding day. What could be better than being gathered in a beautiful place with those you love celebrating the best day of your life? Not much, especially if that beautiful place is under...

Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding on the Grand Promenade

Real Wedding Spotlight: A picture perfect fairytale outdoor wedding with beautiful details Kris & Aaron’s early autumn wedding at The Gardens was an absolute jaw dropping stunner! From the crisp white draping amongst twinkling lights and sparkling chandeliers in the reception tent to the palette of...

The Gardens’ Story…..what makes it so special

A one-of-a-kind story where passion and purpose align to create an amazing outdoor wedding venue. Born into a family with a strong appreciation for the natural environment, Glenn Switzer, the owner of The Gardens of Castle Rock, has been on a lifelong journey to align his...

The Knot Best of Weddings – Hall of Fame

The Gardens of Castle Rock recognized as one of the best Minnesota wedding venues by The Knot.   The Gardens of Castle Rock is pleased to announce that we have been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame from The Knot, a leading wedding...

Danielle & Tony’s Lush Green Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: Danielle & Tony’s lush green outdoor wedding was a magical blend of natural elements, ivory undertones & perfectly placed accent colors. Romance was heavy in the air for Danielle & Tony’s August wedding as the theme incorporated lush greens and natural elements with...

The Grand Promenade

A uniquely designed space where elegance and the natural environment come together to create a beautiful outdoor wedding experience. Couples looking to create an elegant wedding day style in a natural environment have the perfect option in The Grand Promenade ceremony site at The Gardens of...

The Wedding In The Woods

“We both wanted an outdoor wedding that felt intimate. We love both the rustic and yet fairy tale vibe that The Gardens gave. It's such a beautiful place and our guests enjoyed it so much as well.” -Pachia V. Situated on the northwest side of The...

Jordan & Nick’s Dreamy Summer Garden Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: The dreamy summer ceremony under the lights of the Lath House created the perfect setting for Jordan & Nick to say their "I Do's". Tucked away within a small hill covered by trailing grape vines, the Lath House is a one-of-a-kind ceremony spot...

The Gardens Suite: The perfect space to prepare for your wedding day

Historic exterior design is reminiscent of the past while the interior space is full of modern touches making your wedding day completely stress free! “The new suite..…..THE BEST! I was so relaxed the morning of my wedding just sitting by the fire with my wedding party,...

Rachel & Graham’s Romantic Fall Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: September’s beauty was the perfect pairing for Rachel & Graham’s romantic fall wedding. There’s a reason September is one of the most beautiful months for outdoor weddings at The Gardens.  From the lush green trees with hints of golds and orange to the...

Stunning Outdoor Garden Wedding Reception Tent

More than just a tent, The Garden's wedding reception tent creates the perfect space for your uniquely designed wedding celebration. A classic century mate style with an elegant paver floor, The Garden’s wedding reception tent can easily accommodate 300 guests in its airy gathering space.  With...