In my mind the party... the fun part... is really only just beginning at
midnight. In my mind, ideally, we bust out our turn tables and begin
spinning records at midnight.
So my quandary is this:
I want -
A. outdoorsy, garden, woodland, rustic feeling theme.
B. A flexible location without tons of restrictions, to be able to party the night away.
find hardly any venues with any semblance of this ability. In fact so
far I've only found The Outing Lodge in Stillwater, Linden Hill in
Little Falls, and my favorite Pine Peak Event Center near Brainerd. This
location is awesome because they let you use their decorations, have
little restrictions, you "own" the lodge for the weekend, AND... now
this is the best part... they serve you up 10 pizzas at 10pm at the
reception... you know you're ready for a snack... so cool.
don't really know if any of these venues will work. There are down sides
to each of them. For instance, while I love the flexibility of Pine
Peak - the garden area doesn't feel especially large or natural to me.
Also the reception room is full of white draping which is U G L Y in my
I originally decided on a garden theme because if you
pick a venue that is already gorgeous you have less decoration to
consume yourself with, amiright?
Trouble is... no absolutely gorgeous
to die for garden, green, floral, natural venue lets you party it up.
They boot you out at 12 midnight.