Wedding season may be months away, but if you’re engaged to be married, then you’ve probably been scoping out the perfect place to say “I do.” Luckily for you, South Dakota has SO MANY beautiful wedding venues to choose from. The 13 mentioned below are just a few of our state’s best places to tie the knot!
1. Custer State Park Resort, Custer
As one of the Black Hills’ premier wedding destinations, Custer State Park hosts over 75 ceremonies and receptions each year. With indoor and outdoor venue options available, you can say “I do” in the serene beauty of Custer State Park during your favorite season.
2. McCory Gardens Wedding, Brookings.
Surrounded by 25 acres of gorgeous formal gardens, McCory Gardens is truly an elegant place to spend your special day, no matter the season. Surrounded by nature, It’s no wonder that this picturesque venue is considered to be one of our state’s most lovely. Have your ceremony, reception and pictures all done in one enchanting place.
3. Canyon Lake Resort, Rapid City.
This lovely resort provides a warm and inviting atmosphere and allows you to create a custom wedding experience. From a smaller ceremony outside on their patio to a larger, outdoor affair in their park, the Canyon Lake Resort staff will help you achieve the wedding of your dreams.
4. Camp Lakodia, Madison.
Combining modern amenities with a peaceful retreat, Camp Lakodia provides a spectacular backdrop to any wedding. An outdoor ceremony overlooking the tranquil lake followed by a reception in the sun-lit dining hall makes for an idyllic, memorable day.
5. Cedar Shore Resort, Oacaoma.
Located on the banks of the Missouri River, this charming resort offers indoor and outdoor settings to accommodate you on your wedding day. Beautiful lawns, a gorgeous riverfront view and kind and caring staff await you.
6. Black Hills Rally Weddings, Lead.
Black Hills Rally Weddings is an affordable and romantic place to say “I do” among the stunning Black Hills scenery.
7. Meadow Barn at Country Orchards, Harrisburg.
This new wedding and event venue is located within a lovely 32-year-old apple orchard. If you’re looking for a rustic and elegant setting for your dream wedding, look no further.
8. Granite Springs Lodge, Alexandria.
Granite Springs lodge is no stranger to spectacular and elegant events. The pristine water of the spring-fed rock quarry lake makes for an amazing backdrop to your fairy-tale wedding.
9. Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls.
The Sioux Falls Convention Center can accommodate wedding receptions of all sizes and designs! Their professional staff will go out of their way to customize your wedding and help you plan a flawless day that you will remember forever.
10. Summit Events Hall, Sioux Falls.
Built in 1903 as a single family home, this historic location is truly unique place to tie the knot. This ceremony and reception venue features crown molding, wood floors, and a downright charming atmosphere.
11. The Canton Barn, Canton.
This 100-year-old barn is rich with rustic elegance and endless charm. Other amenities include a covered patio, a loft area, and a darling gazebo. Talk about the perfect place to exchange vows.
12. The Homestead at Prairie Berry Winery, Hill City.
An extension of this beloved South Dakota winery, The Homestead is a remarkable venue off the beaten path in the Black Hills. They host many gorgeous weddings in the serene and elegant wedding setting you’ve always dreamed of.
13. Icon Event Hall + Lounge, Sioux Falls.
This rustic space is complete with exposed brick and original hard-wood floors. The romantic ambiance and magnificent setting make it a wonderful location to choose to celebrate one of the most memorable days in your life.
Did you say “I do” at any of these wedding spots? Which South Dakota wedding venue do you love the most? Let us know in the comments below!