Sioux Falls, South Dakota is one of the most beautiful places in the Midwest to get married. The wedding venues are stunning, with most featuring outdoor event space so that couples can take in the romantic landscapes and natural ambiance that South Dakota offers. Waterfalls are just minutes from the downtown district on the Big Sioux River, and there are plenty of outdoor and indoor cultural experiences available for guests visiting from out of town. Nearly three-fourths of the weddings in Sioux Falls are formal events making this town a beautiful, and modern place to get married.
Washington Pavilion is a unique events venue featuring multiple spaces that can accommodate many different sizes of weddings. The wedding venues at Washington Pavilion offer state-of-the-art technology, professional events coordinators to help couples plan the perfect day from rehearsal dinner to farewell brunch. Washington Pavilion can provide full-service wedding planning from security to ushers, guest registration, catering, and decorating. A few of the premier venues that Washington Pavilion offers to include the Husby Performing Arts Center with a hall that can seat up to 1,800 people and Everist Gallery which offers views of downtown Sioux Falls.
301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-367-6000
2.Blue Haven Barn and Gardens
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Blue Haven Barn and Gardens is a beautiful special events venue that provides a unique, rustic setting for weddings with up to 300 guests seated or 360 for a cocktail reception. The barn features 35-foot ceilings, a balcony, grand staircase, and an elegant patio. Venue rentals include stained hardwood tables and Chiavari chairs to complete the charming, elegant setting. Couples can choose outside vendors and catering from a preapproved list if they do not want to order the in-house catering. There are also fully furnished luxury bridal suites for couples. Blue Haven also provides some decorations and accent furniture, and the grounds are pet-friendly.
46594 268th Street, Sioux Falls South Dakota, 57106, Phone: 605-661-4394
3.Chef Dominique’s Catering and Banquet Facility
© Chef Dominique’s Catering and Banquet Facility
Chef Dominique’s Catering and Banquet Facility is in downtown Sioux Falls in the first floor of The Shriver Square Building. The event hall can host weddings with up to 300 guests; however, smaller rooms are available within the facility for smaller events or to be used as break out rooms. A dance floor and separate bar make the hall the perfect reception set-up. Chef Dominique’s catering options can accommodate almost any budget. Custom menus can be created, and vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are also available. All menu options are made with fresh, local ingredients.
230 South Phillips Ave Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-336-0455
4.Denny Sanford Premier Center
© Denny Sanford Premier Center
The Premier Center is comprised of three separate venues—the arena, the convention center, and the Orpheum Theater. Weddings at the convention center are elegant with versatile spaces and customizable menus available for plated dinners or buffets. No outside catering is permitted; an outside bakery, however, can provide a wedding cake. Orpheum Theater is a historic venue with a raised stage and seating for up to 170 reception guests. A courtyard is also available at the theater venue.
1201 N West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-367-4616
5.El Riad Shrine
El Riad Shrine is available to both Shriners and the general public for special events such as weddings. Each couple is provided with a wedding coordinator who can ensure that all the vendors arrive on time and take care of any wedding day needs. El Riad Shrine provides bar staff, alcohol packages, linens, and select décor. The venue can accommodate large weddings and features wood floors that are perfect for dancing. Several elegant electric chandeliers and ceiling fans hang over the event space which is also outfitted with lighting and audio-visual equipment including a projector screen. Couples are free to use whatever vendors they prefer.
510 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-336-1117
6. Emerald Pines Event Barn
The Emerald Pines Event Barn is a brand-new events space just west of Sioux Falls. The Barn was specifically built with weddings in mind and seats up to 400 guests. Couples can choose 8-foot wooden tables for a more farmhouse rustic atmosphere or traditional round tables. The interior of the barn is elegant with exposed beams and large vintage-style chandeliers. Outdoor lawn space is also available with a covered walkway and patio. The three-acre property is surrounded by trees and s bridal suite, and groom’s den is available for couples to use.
7701 West Maple Street, Sioux Falls, SD, 57107, Phone: 605-941-2438
7.The Historic Victorian Inn
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The Historic Victorian Inn was constructed in 1888 and is registered as a Historic property. The brightly colored inn can be booked by the room, floor, or rent out the entire home for your wedding. The trademark wraparound porch is perfect for outdoor mingling, and a kitchen is available for catering use. The property features towering trees that are hundreds of years old and landscaping with water features like small ponds. Four suites with private baths and four lofts with shared baths are also available for bridal suites and groom’s rooms.
117 North Duluth, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-799-1259
8.Icon Lounge and Events
Icon Lounge + Events is a large events venue that is divided into two distinct spaces—The Lounge, and the Event Hall. The upscale, urban warehouse setting offers a modern and cool ambiance for couples looking to get married downtown. The Event Hall is a unique space offering floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of downtown, hardwood floors, and exposed brick warehouse walls. The hall can accommodate up to 300 guests, and Parker’s Bistro provides all event catering in-house. Add on The Lounge for an additional 4,000 square feet of space to expand your guest list to 700 people.
402 N. Main, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-444-4260
9.Laurel Ridge Barn
Laurel Ridge Barn just one mile outside of Sioux Falls is one of the newest events barns in the area. The barn is constructed as a southern style gambrel barn with 40-foot ceilings and an elegant, open design featuring a window wall and open trusses. The barn also includes bridal suites, a catering kitchen, and other modern amenities. The property is surrounded by a white fence and rolling hills. All catering will be provided through Laurel Ridge Barn; however, they have partnered with four local restaurants/caterers to be able to offer exclusive catering menus.
47677 Slip Up Creek Road, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104. Phone: 605-951-0867
10.Meadow Barn at Country Orchards
The Meadows Barn at Country Orchards is found south of Sioux Falls in the perfect location for a secluded, and private wedding ceremony and reception. The apple orchard is more than thirty years old and is lined with more than 6,000 trees. The most popular time of year to get married at Meadow Barn is during the spring or summer when the apple trees are in bloom. The Wedding Barn features 34 foot high ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and a covered patio. The barn seats up to 400. Rental includes a wedding coordinator, tables and chairs, and bar staffing. A prep kitchen is onsite for caterer use.
1690 Willow Street West, Harrisburg, SD, 57032, Phone: 605-370-2786
11.Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls
The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls is a large rental space that includes the use of a multi-purpose room that is 9,400 square feet, a stage that is perfect for ceremonies or the head table, a balcony, and the commercial kitchen which caterers are free to use. The Multi-Cultural Center allows couples to choose their own vendors, including alcohol packages as the Multi-Cultural Center does not provide any catering. Weddings with more than 200 guests are also required to have security.
515 N Main, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-367-7401
12.Museum of Visual Materials
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The Museum of Visual Materials is one of the greenest and oldest buildings in downtown Sioux Falls. The museum is a unique wedding venue that’s been voted the Local Best for Reception for several years in a row. The Museum will provide tables, chairs, linens, table skirts, and draping, and alcohol service but does not provide catering. The event space can accommodate 175 guests with a dance floor and up to 235 without dance floor space. Couples will work with a wedding planner to help ensure that their wedding details comply with LEED and green building standards.
500 N. Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-271-9500
The Nordic Hall is a great wedding event space for Norwegian-Americans. The lower level features a banquet hall that can host weddings with up to 330 guests. The hall provides tables and chair, as well as access to a large kitchen for caterer use outfitted with a commercial oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher. Couples are welcome to use the caterer of their choice. Restrooms are located on both the lower level and the main level where there are also offices.
218 W 13th Street, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-789-1551
14.North Country Events Hall
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North Country Events Hall is part of the Crooks Gun Club and features a very neutral color palette perfect for any wedding theme. The hall seats up to 250 wedding guests and includes an outside venue area surrounded by trees on an expansive lawn. Couples can choose their own catering company for their event; however, the North Country Events Hall can provide beverage catering, including alcohol. Camping sites are available at the events hall but no suites or break out rooms.
2808 W 84th St. North, Sioux Falls, SD, 57107, Phone: 605-231-2876
15.Old Courthouse Museum
The Old Courthouse Museum offers a unique, timeless, backdrop for weddings. The 1889 Courthouse features hardwood floors, handcrafted woodwork, original artwork, stained glass windows, romantic natural lighting, and a grand staircase that is perfect for making an entrance or getting pictures taken. Couples have the option of several different spaces within the museum, including the courtroom, the Law Library, and an outdoor courtyard.
200 W 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-367-4210
16.Orpheum Theater Center
The Orpheum Theater was built in 1913 and is the oldest theater in Sioux Falls. The venue features three venues spaces available for weddings and special events rentals. The Historic Orpheum Theater itself has theater seating for 686. The Anne Zable Studio Theater can accommodate up to 170 people with room for a dance floor, and a classroom space that accommodates up to 100 guests is also available. The elegant lobby and concessions connect these spaces. An outdoor courtyard can also be included with venue rental.
315 Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls, SD, 57107, Phone: 605-367-4616
17.Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
© Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
The Sheraton features 27 different events rooms and a 5,100 Square foot ballroom with five breakout rooms. Couples will work with professional wedding planners provided by the Sheraton to create their dream wedding that will include a discounted room block for wedding guests and a customizable menu prepared Sheraton’s in house catering. Couples can rent state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tables, chairs, and linens are all provided by the hotel. There is no wedding too large for the Sheraton. The ballroom combined with the Convention Center Exhibit Halls can accommodate up to 4,500 people reception style.
1211 North West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-336-0762
18.Summit Events Hall
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The Summit Events Hall features an elegant wedding reception hall that seats up to 220 guests, a lush, green lawn available for outdoor ceremonies and receptions, and formal living room and game room that can be used for breakout rooms. The beautiful, historic, and elegant events hall was built as a single-family home in 1903 but has been used for special events since 1941. Couples are allowed their choice of vendors and Summit provides tables, chairs, and select linens. Audiovisual equipment is available for rent along with other amenities, and couples should consider taking advantage of the bridal suites.
315 N. Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-261-3586
The District is a modern, upscale, events venue in Sioux Falls that can accommodate weddings with up to 1500 people. Couples are provided with an event planner to help them navigate their planning process and create their dream wedding in the bi-level venue. The District’s technology capabilities are impressive, and the Event Hall can seat up to 500 guests for wedding receptions. The catering for your special event is provided by the in-house culinary team. Bar packages are also available with a built-in, elegant granite bar available on both levels of the venue.
4521 West Empire Place, Sioux Falls, SD, 57106, Phone: 605-271-5600
20.The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place is an 1878 home that is available to be rented by the room or, buys out the entire venue for intimate weddings, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, or as accommodations for your bridal party. The Gathering Place can seat up to 60 people and includes vintage style furniture, tablecloths, and several types of centerpieces. Caterers can make use of the fully equipped kitchen, or couples can even choose to make their own food. The Gathering Place’s backyard is fully fenced and includes a deck with pergola, patio furniture, and yard games. The venue is also handicap accessible and provides free Wi-Fi.
209 S Spring Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-360-1059
The Willows restaurant is found on the Willow Run Golf Course and features a beautiful events room that is perfect for sophisticated weddings with lovely photo opportunities for up to 150 guests. The Willows works with three local catering companies to create custom menus for your wedding by Tony’s Catering, Chef Jeni, or Chef Dominique. Couples can rent audiovisual equipment from The Willows and organize grooms or bridal golf outings before or after the big day. The Willows offers a dining room as well as the clubhouse deck that also features fire pit tables.
8000 E Arrowhead Parkway, Sioux Falls, SD, 57110, Phone: 605-335-5900
Vintage is a family owned business with two wedding event spaces. Vintage 1 seats up to 200 guests and couples have the option of adding on an outdoor ceremony space. A 1949 Chevy truck sits on the property. Vintage 1 is available seasonally and includes patios and a bonfire pit, separate bride and groom dressing rooms, and a bartender. Vintage 2 features rustic décor, dance floor, 1950 International truck, table décor, and rustic décor, and a bridal dressing room. Vintage can also provide a house DJ for Vintage 2 and is part of the Ultimate Golf & Academy with a mini golf range and driving range. All venues include set up and clean up.
5300 N. Ditch Road, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104, Phone: 605-595-7710
22 Best Wedding Venues in Sioux Falls, SD
- Washington Pavilion, Photo: hreniuca/stock.adobe.com
- Blue Haven Barn and Gardens, Photo: Blue Haven Barn and Gardens
- Chef Dominique’s Catering and Banquet Facility, Photo: Chef Dominique’s Catering and Banquet Facility
- Denny Sanford Premier Center, Photo: Denny Sanford Premier Center
- El Riad Shrine, Photo: oksana_bondar/stock.adobe.com
- Emerald Pines Event Barn, Photo: stock.adobe.com
- The Historic Victorian Inn, Photo: The Historic Victorian Inn
- Icon Lounge and Events, Photo: stock.adobe.com
- Laurel Ridge Barn, Photo: Artem/stock.adobe.com
- Meadow Barn at Country Orchards, Photo: shevtsovy/stock.adobe.com
- Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls, Photo: myronovychoksana/stock.adobe.com
- Museum of Visual Materials, Photo: Museum of Visual Materials
- Nordic Hall, Photo: Shauerman/stock.adobe.com
- North Country Events Hall, Photo: North Country Events Hall
- Old Courthouse Museum, Photo: honcharr/stock.adobe.com
- Orpheum Theater Center, Photo: Lumistudio/stock.adobe.com
- Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center, Photo: Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
- Summit Events Hall, Photo: Summit Events Hall
- The District, Photo: edwardolive/stock.adobe.com
- The Gathering Place, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- The Willows, Photo: ultramansk/stock.adobe.com
- Vintage, Photo: Olga/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: Sahaidachnyi Roman/stock.adobe.com