Minnesota Wedding Photographers’ Recommended Vendors: A Couple’s Guide

Let’s be real! Wedding planning is stressful AF… There’s no way around it. As wedding photographers, we have had the pleasure to work with so many amazing vendors to bring you the best wedding experiences! Why not share the wealth? We’ve compiled this list of vendors that we have built long-lasting connections with that we recommend for your big day! And don’t forget to bring along your favorite Minnesota wedding photographers to capture it all!

Food: The Real Way to Someone’s Heart

All the love for Gastro Truck!

Gastro Truck

Don’t be fooled by the title of a food truck! Food trucks can be an amazing choice for your wedding, providing a steady, well-organized serving flow while offering the foods we all know and love! Gastro Truck offers appetizers, beverage, plated services, and so much more! They offer cleaner, more organic options that can be refreshing for your big day!

Artisan Heat Bistro

Who doesn’t love pizza? Artisan pizza at that! No one ever said that you can’t have pizza at your wedding! There’s nothing wrong with making your day your own! If pizza is something you and your partner enjoy, bring it on! Artisan Heat Bistro offers a variety of catering, including pizza in a food truck!

The Deco Catering

The Deco Catering offers a bit more of a traditional menu when it comes to catering! With a variety of appetizers, plated dinners, and desserts, The Deco Catering has years under its belt as an established caterer. They’ve got your whole menu taken care of for you and we always look forward to shooting a wedding where they cater!

Makeup: A Face Beat to the Gods

Makeup by Mindie working her magic!

Makeup by Mindie / Website

Mindie is an absolutely amazing makeup artist! Her energy is so bright and powerful and we couldn’t ask for a better person to work with. She is so talented and easygoing! If you’re looking for a dope person who can beat your face to the gods, you’ve found your girl! Mindie has also done some work for my boudoir business (That’s right we’re not just Minnesota wedding photographers!) Check out my boudoir site here!

War Paint Beauty / Website

War Paint Beauty is an amazing team of makeup artists who do beautiful work! Every time that we’ve gotten the chance to see them action, they are an amazing group of people who radiate positivity and are dedicated to making your experience as great as it can be!

Pang Makeup Artistry / Website

Pang is a beautiful human being who does an even more beautiful job with your makeup! We worked with Pang for our styled shoot/workshop. You can check out that and see some of her work here! She specializes in soft glam and does a wonderful job!

Come run your hands through my HAIR!

Hair: Let’s Get That Hair Done

Holm Hair Studio / Website

Holm Hair Studio rocks! Ashley is a WONDERFUL human being who is dedicated to her work! Not only that, she is hilarious! She will have you laughing through all your wedding jitters. Seriously, check her out for all your hair needs!

Kayla and Co. / Website

Kayla and Co. are a great team of talented individuals who will serve you bridal hair beauty! They’re a very cohesive team that work so well together! It’s all love and positivity when you get this group together to serve you!

Flowers: Who Ever Said Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend?

Bedecked Florals with Their Beautiful Work

Maven Styling 

Maven Styling makes BEAUTIFUL floral arrangements! But it doesn’t stop there! Maven Styling does full service event planning and production. Kelly is a wonderful human being with such a huge heart and we love seeing her at weddings!

Bedecked Florals

Bedecked Florals creates STUNNING floral arrangements! Seriously, people will talk about your flowers years after your wedding! These floral arrangements are SOOOOOO DREAMY! If you want flowers that are an absolute vibe, check out Bedecked Florals. We did a styled shoot with them and we were blown away by their work.

651 Studio Floral

651 Studio Floral is an event floral specialist who rocks at what they do! From table centerpieces to arbor flowers and arches, 651 Studio Floral creates masterpieces that will leave your wedding looking absolutely beautiful.

Keep in mind that you can also use dried florals, fake florals, or wooden florals! The possibilities are endless!

DJ: In The Wise Words of Lady Gaga – “Just Dance!”

Dance the night away!

DJ Hampster Dance

Jeff is not only an amazing person but he is an AWESOME DJ. If you are looking for an authentic, real DJ who will keep your wedding crowd on their feet all night long!

DJ Named Todd

Todd is an absolute treat! He has so much energy and that does not go wasted on the crowd. Todd will keep that energy up through the entire night! We always look forward to shooting a wedding when he’s there so we can bust a move on the dance floor!

DJ Leon

Leon is a super awesome individual and DJ! He’s even performed at First Ave in Minneapolis, MN! He’s a multi-faceted professional in the industry and is always willing to go the extra mile to make your day special!

We hope this can help alleviate any stress you may have when you’re looking into vendors! We understand that it can be a lot to plan a wedding and it can feel like you’re drowning in a sea of endless possibilities! Just know that we are here for you! Reach out to us and we will do the best we can do answer any questions you may have.

Oh and don’t forget to bring along your favorite Minnesota wedding photographers to your wedding! Drop a comment down below to ask us any questions! Don’t forget to keep up with us on all our social media! *mwah*


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