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Different Ways & Tips to Handle Wedding-Day Anxiety

Planning your dream wedding is an exciting journey, but let's face it, the costs can add up faster than you can say "I do." Luckily, you're not alone on this adventure—your trusty bridesmaids are here to support you every step of the way. While they're undoubtedly thrilled to stand by your side on the big day, it's worth noting that there are certain expenses traditionally covered by these fabulous friends. So, grab your favorite cup of coffee and read on for the seven expenses your bridesmaids typically take on with love and laughter.

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7 Expenses Traditionally Covered By Your Bridesmaids

Planning your dream wedding is an exciting journey, but let's face it, the costs can add up faster than you can say "I do." Luckily, you're not alone on this adventure—your trusty bridesmaids are here to support you every step of the way. While they're undoubtedly thrilled to stand by your side on the big day, it's worth noting that there are certain expenses traditionally covered by these fabulous friends. So, grab your favorite cup of coffee and read on for the seven expenses your bridesmaids typically take on with love and laughter.

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5 Ways to Make Your Friday Wedding Perfect

Saturdays are often the traditional day to tie the knot but they aren't necessarily the best. Consider a Friday wedding celebration for an extra memorable affair for you and your guests! Plus, you can plan the perfect day with our tips in hand. Head to the blog to learn more about making your Friday wedding perfection.

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Wedding Morning Must-Haves

Your wedding day is finally here, and the excitement in the air is palpable. It's a day filled with love, joy, and promises for a lifetime together. As you prepare to walk down the aisle, the morning of your wedding holds a special place in your heart.

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How to Choose a Wedding Location

Although neutral colors are currently on trend, they’re actually a timeless classic. The beauty of a neutral color story is that they are not ever going to go out of style. Incorporate neutrals into your fall nuptials to create a wedding that will always be chic and up-to-date.

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4 Benefits of Having a Wedding at a Historic Venue

Although neutral colors are currently on trend, they’re actually a timeless classic. The beauty of a neutral color story is that they are not ever going to go out of style. Incorporate neutrals into your fall nuptials to create a wedding that will always be chic and up-to-date.

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FIVE Tips To Budget For Your Wedding

There is a lot that goes into planning the wedding of your dreams. What colors will the flowers be? At what venue will you say your ‘I dos’? How much will it all cost? The budget is an important factor in planning and knowing what you can reasonably afford. Once you have a solid budget in mind, the planning process will be easier because it will help you determine the details of your day.

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7 Chic Neutral Wedding Color Palette Ideas for Fall

Although neutral colors are currently on trend, they’re actually a timeless classic. The beauty of a neutral color story is that they are not ever going to go out of style. Incorporate neutrals into your fall nuptials to create a wedding that will always be chic and up-to-date.

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Benefits of Having an Intimate Wedding

You could be an expert planner but it’s unrealistic to think you can both get married and coordinate your wedding day. That sounds overwhelming! You searched for and hired the best venue and vendors in town and they will do a great job. However, they operate as individual entities.

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FIVE Reasons to Consider a Day-of Coordinator

You could be an expert planner but it’s unrealistic to think you can both get married and coordinate your wedding day. That sounds overwhelming! You searched for and hired the best venue and vendors in town and they will do a great job. However, they operate as individual entities.

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FIVE Reasons To Consider A Sunday Wedding

We’re here to tell you that Sundays are the new Saturdays! Why is that? Saturdays tend to be the day of choice for weddings but that is dictated by tradition, not benefits. There are tons of reasons why we love Sunday weddings and we’ve laid out our top five for you to be informed and… Continue reading Blog

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A Virtual Tour Of Our Space

Welcome to the premier event venue in the Twin Cities area. FIVE Event Center is located in a historic building that once was the fifth police precinct of Minneapolis. Now, this dual-level space hosts all types of events from weddings to fashion shows, corporate galas to bridal showers. Walk through each space with us and… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Venue

While you may have all the details of your wedding thought out down to the linen napkin colors, the most important decision you can make is the wedding venue.

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Wedding Decorations | 2024 Trends

When it comes to wedding planning, picking the right venue is vital. Once you’ve found the perfect space, how do you go about decorating it? Choosing the right decorations for your wedding venue will enhance your wedding experience and set the tone for your big day in Minneapolis. However, decorating a wedding venue can be… Continue reading Blog

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Just Engaged? FIVE Things To Know Before You Start Wedding Planning!

Photo by: Gene Pease Photography Holy moly! Did your significant other pop the big question? Congratulations! This marks the beginning of a new, beautiful phase of your life. You’re probably over the moon with excitement and maybe overwhelmed at the thought of planning a wedding. Don’t worry. We’re here to help you get started! Naturally, the next course… Continue reading Blog

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Minnesota’s Best: FIVE Event Center Voted Best in Weddings

Lily Lancaster Photography Are you looking for Minneapolis, Minnesota’s best wedding venue? FIVE Event Center is a fabulous loft-style space with a superb uptown location, ideal for your wedding venue needs. It is a popular wedding venue in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with exceptional amenities and features to crown your wedding event. If you’re planning a wedding… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Must-Haves for Hosting the Perfect Event

There is a lot to think about when planning a special event. No matter the occasion, there are some crucial items to consider to ensure your event is a smashing success! Read on for our five must-haves for hosting the perfect event.   The Perfect Venue The location of your function will have a larger… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Wedding Dessert Table Ideas

Whether you’re having cake, cupcakes, bundt cakes, cookies, doughnuts, or something totally different, you’ll want to display your desserts as the work of art they are. There are a variety of options as to how you display your desserts so your guests will appreciate how beautiful they are right before they rave about how delicious… Continue reading Blog

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Rehearsal Dinner | The Best Venues in Minneapolis

You and your partner have picked out your wedding venue, the vendors, the food, the decorations, and so much more. You’re almost at the finish line. Hooray! In just a short time you will be married and relaxing after you’ve seen your plans come to fruition, but you’re not quite there yet! Where do you… Continue reading Blog

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Make the Most Out of Your Event Space

After you find the perfect venue for your event, it’s time to start preparing for the big day. As you may well know, planning a great event is much more than just booking a ballroom – it’s what you put into the room that counts. Tables, chairs, place settings, decorations, lay out, and more –… Continue reading Blog

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Questions to Ask a Wedding Venue

A lot goes into planning a wedding and finding the perfect venue to host all your closest friends and family for your big day. There are a lot of details to think about and questions to ask before you book your venue. We’ve compiled 5 important questions to get you started when considering a venue.… Continue reading Blog

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Wedding Reception Timeline: How to Outline Your Wedding Reception

You’ve dreamed of your wedding day your entire life and want everything to run seamlessly. It’s a great idea to create and maintain a timeline of events at your wedding reception that keeps the fun going from one event to the next. Here’s a look at a successful timeline: Cocktail Hour Allow for 1 hour… Continue reading Blog

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How to Plan a Creative Corporate Event

Ready to shake up stale corporate events? Hosting a corporate event doesn’t have to be boring. Employees will look forward to an exciting change of pace. If you are planning a company-wide holiday party, a corporate seminar, or an employee appreciation event, it is time to get creative with your corporate event. Employees, patrons, and… Continue reading Blog

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Hosting a Private Event

Do you have a surprise birthday, engagement or anniversary party to plan? What about a family reunion? Whatever the occasion, FIVE Event Center is the perfect Minneapolis event center to throw your private event. Here is why:   1.) Gorgeous Venue Our restored historic building will elevate any party or event. From exposed brick walls… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Reasons to hold your next Family Reunion at FIVE Event Center.

Are you in charge of throwing your annual family reunion this year? If so, finding the perfect location is key to throwing a successful get-together. FIVE Event Center is a Minneapolis event center that will help you to have a truly memorable time. Why do you ask? Here are our top FIVE reasons: 1. Amenities… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Swoon-Worthy Winter Wedding Ideas in Minneapolis

“Winter Wonderland” does not even begin to describe the beauty of Minneapolis in the winter. With glittering snow, clear blue winter skies, and charming holiday lights seemingly everywhere you look, the Twin Cities is a veritable winter fairytale. That means that a winter wedding in Minneapolis is just the ticket to hosting the most romantic… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Songs You Have to Play at Your Wedding

If you asked different brides and grooms-to-be about their dream wedding, you can bet that there would be plenty of differences in their unique visions of their big day. But all future spouses have one important thing in common when planning their wedding: they want their guests to have a great time. Even though every… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Reasons Why We Love the Moxy Hotel

  Hosting or attending an event at FIVE Event Center in Minneapolis and looking for a place to stay? We’ve got a great place in mind for you – the Moxy Hotel. Moxy Hotel is a cool, boutique hotel with great amenities that will make you want to stay for a while. At Moxy, you… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE of the Most Popular Wedding Photo Sites in Minneapolis

  Minneapolis is a thriving metropolis full of culture, outdoor activities, and more. With so many things to do, you might get overwhelmed choosing which sites to visit, especially if you are here for an event. We’ve created a list of five popular places/photo sites in Minneapolis. Check it out below:   1. Minneapolis Institute… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Summer Wedding Trends & Wedding Ideas

Summer is here in Minneapolis, love is in the air, and that means wedding season is upon us. It’s no wonder that summer is the perfect time to get married. With the gorgeous Minnesota weather, a laid-back vibe, and easier weather to travel in, who wouldn’t want to get married in the summer? To help… Continue reading Blog

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Reasons Why People Love FIVE Event Center

If you are searching for the perfect Minneapolis event center or one of the best Minneapolis wedding venues, FIVE Event Center is the place for you. Here are FIVE reasons why FIVE Event Center is the best place to throw your event.   1. Perfect for a Variety of Events   From weddings to business… Continue reading Blog

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Wedding Trends for Summer

Are you planning a summer wedding in Minneapolis? Congratulations- what an exciting time! To make your wedding planning a breeze, we’ve got a list of five Minneapolis summer wedding trends you won’t want to miss out on.   1. Greenery…. Greenery Everywhere 😉: From eucalyptus leaves lining your table to embossed greenery invitations, incorporating some… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Wedding Keepsake Ideas

Your wedding day is one you will want to remember for the rest of your life. Because of this, you will no doubt want to have a few keepsakes from your big day. If you would love to have a few mementos from your wedding, but do not know where to start, do not worry!… Continue reading Blog

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Hailey & Tyler’s Wedding Photos

Hailey and Tyler’s October wedding was one that truly emitted their love for each other as well as their gorgeous and unique personal style. To start the day, Hailey and her bridesmaids got ready together at the swanky, uptown Moxy Hotel (within walking distance of FIVE Event Center!) This hotel offers some amazing photo spaces,… Continue reading Blog

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Choosing The Best Spring Event Venue in Minneapolis, MN

Your venue will speak volumes about your overall wedding theme. That is why it is so important for you to choose a venue that will highlight your personalities and easily transform into the location of your dreams. No matter what your hopes for your big day, selecting a venue is a big deal. To help… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Wedding Trends in Minneapolis

  Is your dream Minneapolis wedding happening in 2019? This year’s trends will have you drooling. With gorgeous colors, romantic decor, and a more formal approach, your big day will be one to remember for years to come. To help you plan an awe-inducing wedding, we have compiled a list of five new wedding trends… Continue reading Blog

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Tips for Wedding Planning in Minneapolis, MN

  Your wedding planner’s primary goal is simple – your complete and utter happiness. They know they are planning the biggest day of your life and that is why they give your wedding all of the time and attention that it deserves. As your most trusted advisor and wedding expert, your planner knows exactly what… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Reasons Why FIVE Event Center is a Party Venue Favorite

If you are looking to host special events in Minneapolis, look no further than FIVE Event Center. FIVE Event Center is one of the premier event venues that Minneapolis has to offer. With our gorgeous architecture, great location, and fabulous staff, we know how to make and keep our clients happy. No matter if you… Continue reading Blog

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Choosing the Best Wedding Reception Venue in Minneapolis, MN

  Your wedding day will be one of the most memorable days of your life. To ensure that those memories will be sweet, make sure to choose a wedding reception venue that will align with your vision. So how do you determine the perfect location? To help you make an informed decision, we have compiled… Continue reading Blog

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Why FIVE is the Best For Corporate Events in Minneapolis, MN

Hosting a corporate event, retreat, executive meeting, or company party? Chances are you are looking for a beautiful venue that also offers quality services. FIVE Event Center checks all the boxes. Gorgeous Historic Architecture & Modern Decor Our venue is a gorgeous restored building from the 1800’s with a spectacular, modern twist. Our architecture and… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Can’t-Miss Wedding Trends for 2019

  Move over pastels and boho chic, 2019 wedding trends are gearing towards bold colors and classic options with a twist. Get ready for vibrant decor, delicious, unique menus, and receptions fit for royalty. Planning a wedding a year in advance can be tricky, but you can stay on trend with our top five 2019… Continue reading Blog

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Reasons To Book Your Venue Early

Whether you are planning a wedding or a corporate event, chances are you will need a venue. That is why it is critical to book the venue you want far in advance - especially in a big city like Minneapolis where events big and small are always going on.

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FIVE Tips for a Successful Wedding Reception

When you tie the knot, you want the after-party to be a good time for everyone — and with the right arrangements, you can make sure it’s a smashing success. Putting the perfect cap on your wedding doesn’t have to be a challenge with these helpful hints for winning the crowd.

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Tips For Throwing The Best Fundraising Event

  There are a lot of details that go into planning successful fundraising events. To incorporate all the fundamentals, you need firm direction and a solid event space. FIVE Event Center in Minneapolis is a stunning and versatile venue that provides excellent amenities to make a lasting impression on your guests. 1.Funding There’s a delicate… Continue reading Blog

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Wedding Ideas for Spring

(Photo Credit: Joe and Jen Photo) Springtime is such a beautiful, and truly a magical, time to host the most special day of your life! FIVE Event Center in Minneapolis is the most magical place to plan your perfect spring wedding and celebrate love with all your family and friends. Located in energetic Uptown, FIVE… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Tips for a Successful Corporate Event

From conferences to product launches and even those festive holiday parties, planning a corporate event isn’t exactly a walk in the park. Many people have different tastes, and sometimes you have to wow your potential customers or executives. But while planning a corporate event can be challenging, there are steps you can take to ensure… Continue reading Blog

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Wedding Trends You Should Know About

2018 is here, and a new year means new trends – including the latest wedding trends. With each passing year weddings are becoming much more unique and tailored to the interests of the bride and groom, so there have been some truly incredible ceremonies and receptions! This year you can expect to see some bold ideas… Continue reading Blog

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Top Holiday Event Planning Trends

You may be wondering how to make your holiday event stand out from the litany of other parties your guests will attend, whether you are putting together a family get-together or a corporate celebration. Here is a guide to a few of the top holiday event planning trends of the season, so you can make… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Tips for a Successful Fundraiser

When it comes to organizing fundraisers, you definitely don’t want your event to fall flat. Here are five great fundraising tips from the team at FIVE Event Center to help you plan your next big fundraising event. Bring People Together Fundraising is about more than just asking for money. It’s about forming connections. Event space… Continue reading Blog

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FIVE Tips for Choosing a Wedding Venue in Minneapolis

The right wedding venue is an essential part of any dream wedding. You’ve waited years to make this day happen and now you need to select a location that is just right for you and your guests, so follow these tips.   Think Venue Size First Before you even begin looking at venues, make sure… Continue reading Blog

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Engagement Party Ideas

Today, many people are choosing to celebrate the biggest news of their lives with a traditional engagement party. This event serves many practical purposes and a great engagement party can set the tone for a spectacular wedding. At FIVE Event Center, we’ve come up with a few common questions and answers about planning an engagement party… Continue reading Blog

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Planning a Winter Wedding? These Tips Can Help

Winter weddings are simply beautiful and with a little special preparation, you can make yours unforgettable. To give you some great ideas, here is a list of winter wedding tips to consider for making it a spectacular event. Make Winter an Important Part of the Celebration Add seasonal flair to your decorations. Consider using a holiday… Continue reading Blog

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