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The Best of the Red River Valley 2021: Best Wedding/Party Venue

Readers named The Pines Venue 'Best Wedding/Party Venue' in the Best of the Red River Valley 2021 competition.

Best of: Wedding / Party Venue

The pandemic slowed things down for a bit. How has business changed over the last year?

“I think the slower pace was a blessing in disguise, yielding a welcome recharge for weddings in general,” Event Manager Emily Finley said. “With that said, it is so fun being back in the groove of larger gatherings. The atmosphere and experience of a full house is pretty special out here. And our couples and guests have certainly come eager to celebrate this season.”

Do you have anything new planned for The Pines?

“With an ownership team that thrives on continually pushing the envelope, yes, something big and new is certainly in the works,” Finley said. “Slated to open June 1, 2022, a second venue, Pines Black, is well on its way in the building and pre-booking process. With a slightly more modern and industrial aesthetic, it’ll be complete with an indoor ceremony space, attached bridal party suites, a golf simulator, and so much more. We’re thrilled for the opportunity to share another space to celebrate.”

Second place: Rustic Oaks

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Third Place: Sanctuary Events Center

Fourth Place: Fargo Air Museum

Fifth Place: Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo

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