The Premier Northern Minnesota Wedding Venue & Resort

A Destination Wedding Without the Airfare

The sparkling aquamarine waters of Sugar Lake and pristine Northwoods backdrop make Sugar Lake Lodge one of Minnesota’s top unique wedding venues. Our breathtaking indoor and outdoor event spaces and premium wedding services are sure to make your day magical. We are available to host weddings and other wedding events during the months of June, July, and August.

Unique, All-Inclusive Weddings on Sugar Lake

Exceptional Resort Amenities Complimented by a Scenic Location


Sugar Lake Lodge’s accomplished on-site chef prepares sumptuous meals using fresh & local ingredients with a surprisingly creative touch. Special menus can be prepared upon request.


A complete range of spa services can be enjoyed at one of our premier local salons, or upon request, we can arrange for certain salon services to be provided in your suite. Check with our on-site wedding planner for details.


Sugar Lake Lodge offers three styles of lodging. Our accommodations sleep from 2–8 persons per unit and most include a fieldstone gas fireplace, kitchen, living and dining areas, and walk-out patio or deck. Several units also have Jacuzzi tubs.

Resort Activities
& Amenities

From volleyball and tennis, to golf and watersports—Sugar Lake Lodge has it all. We have resort activities for all ages, many of which are included with your stay—absolutely FREE!

Unforgettable Weddings in the Heart of Minnesota

Wedding Planning Made Easy

Wedding Cakes | Flowers | Musicians | Tuxedo Rental | Photographers | Equipment Rental | Decor & More

Our expert on-site wedding planning staff partners with you to bring the wedding of your dreams to life, ensuring your event reflects your unique personality and vision. We’ll cover every detail, so you can be free to truly enjoy your experience. We recommend experienced and reliable merchants who provide virtually everything needed to make your celebration personalized, special, and complete.

Truly Unique Wedding Ceremony & Reception Spaces

Several indoor and outdoor event spaces are available depending on your wedding theme, season of the year, and availability.

The Alexander

Located in the Main Lodge, this venue seats up to 225 for a sit-down plated meal. Knotty pine accents, sound system, westerly (sunset) views of Sugar Lake, a walkout patio—complete with a picturesque garden and large bonfire pit—make this a memorable environment. The Alexander Room can be divided into thirds, creating smaller rooms for more intimate events.


Perfect for intimate rehearsal dinners and bridal lunches prior to your ceremony or for smaller ceremonies and receptions. Located in the Main Lodge.


Overlooking the aquamarine waters of Sugar Lake, this lush grass lawn and flower garden provide a spectacular backdrop for a ceremony. If desired, tents may be secured to provide shelter in the event of inclement weather. Located outside of the Main Lodge with westerly views overlooking Sugar Lake.

Lodge Dining

Open for select private events, this intimate dining area has knotty pine accents and unobstructed, panoramic views of Sugar Lake. Located in the Main Lodge.

Plan Your Wedding at Sugar Lake Lodge

Make your wedding day a breathtaking and unforgettable experience.