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A Lifetime of Memories

Historic & elegant twin cities wedding & reception venue.




Romance and commitment. Tears and joy. We handle all  the details.

We blend the wedding magic of tradition and today, family and friends, old and new – and something borrowed, something blue – to celebrate couples beginning the story of their lives together.

The perfect wedding always takes one’s breath away, and we’re happy to report our brides consistently – and breathlessly – tell us we were the best option for the best day of their lives.

We’re an official Historic Minnesota Wedding venue, and offer five unique and charming settings with a full complement of services to cover every detail, regardless of wedding size.

Our Victorian dining room with its pipe organ and intricate Grand Staircase is the perfect fit for smaller, intimate celebrations. And our stunning Summit banquet room offers panoramic river views and seating for up to 240.

To sample the St. James wedding experience, contact our planners for details on all of our venues and options.

Perfection is in the details

Details are our specialty. When you book your wedding with the St. James, we’ll coordinate everything you need — all under one roof.


Short Story: The small staircase to the left of the lobby’s Grand Staircase was originally designed for “unescorted ladies” (the term of the day for women who were attending the wedding without the company of a man).

Married Couple Kissing at the St. James Hotel

Erika was a special bride. Each detail of her day held great significance. She had the most private of prep moments with her closest friends and family, sipping mimosas and sharing their favorite stories, surrounded in pure happiness. She seated guests at tables carefully decorated with the most unique place settings to ever grace St. James Hotel. She had the perfect dress, the most incredible well-selected shade of the deepest of red lipsticks and not an ounce of the effort was wasted as Nick simply stared in awe at her…all day long. 

Weddings are such a moving day, but they kept the heartbeat of the celebration love, family and thoughtfulness.

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Unique, Full Service Wedding Venue

Create Your Perfect Day

There are few places as romantic as the St. James Hotel in Red Wing. Book today and let us create a memorable experience you won't forget.
“Our wedding was pure bliss! Each and every detail was a dream come true.”

Sincerely — In Love, At The St. James Hotel

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“You made this one of the most magical days ever for my son, his new bride and our 250 friends and family!”

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Wedding FAQ’s

How do you reserve a hotel room block for a wedding?2018-12-18T14:09:53+00:00

Hotel rooms are reserved for events held at the hotel. If you wish to host your rehearsal dinner or gift opening at the St. James, we will be glad to accommodate your request. Call our Wedding Manager for additional information.

How late can wedding venues in Minnesota be open?2018-12-18T14:09:20+00:00

Depending on the venue of choice, you can have our venue until either 12:00am or 1:00am.

How much does a wedding dinner cost?2018-12-18T14:08:49+00:00

It all depends on what you want. On average plated dinners will cost $28 per person and buffet dinners average around $35 per person. Keep in mind taxes and service charge are usually not included in menu prices and will need to be added to your final cost.

What is an all-inclusive wedding venue?2018-12-18T14:07:58+00:00

The St. James Hotel features all the services needed for your wedding including a flower shop, a hair salon, sleeping rooms for your guests as wells as portable dance floor, table linens and napkins, silverware/stemware and tableware, guest book, gift, cake, place card tables, AV equipment, fully staffed service, set-Up/tear down labor, and MUCH MORE! 

The Hotel offers all-inclusive wedding packages. These packages are the perfect way to go when you want to control your budget and avoid hidden fees.

Are we allowed to bring our own dessert? If so, can it be something other than cake?2018-12-18T14:07:14+00:00

Yes, you can bring your own wedding desserts. Per Minnesota State Health Code regulations, wedding cakes or desserts must be provided from a licensed bakery or company.

What wedding venues in Minnesota provide catering?2018-12-18T14:06:37+00:00

The St. James Hotel caters all the food & beverage in-house for your wedding day.

We have established preferred partnerships with local vendors such as photographers, DJs, photobooths, etc… Just ask our Wedding Manager for our list.

How large of a wedding can I have at the St. James Hotel?2018-12-18T14:05:35+00:00

Our largest venue can accommodate up to 240 guests.

Where can I get married outside?2018-12-18T14:05:00+00:00

The St. James Hotel is located within walking distance from several city parks that can accommodate ceremonies. Rental information is available on the City of Red Wing’s website.

Where should I get married in Minnesota?2018-12-18T14:02:23+00:00

The St. James Hotel offers five different wedding venues that can accommodate both Ceremonies and Receptions. Venue prices vary by season and day of the week.

  • Busy Season room rental will range from $850 to $5,500.
  • Slower Season room rental will range from: $500 to $3,500
When is the best time to get married?2018-12-18T14:17:50+00:00

Beyond your personal preference, the best time to get married can depend on the look and feel you want your wedding to have and your budget. The busy wedding season at the St. James Hotel is September to February and the slower months are March to August as well as November.

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