Weddings & receptions


Where wedding dreams come true

The dreams you have for your wedding day can come true on the beautiful University of Northwestern campus in St. Paul, Minnesota. Northwestern offers superb venues for your wedding and reception and is one of the hidden treasures of the Twin Cities.

The spectacular features of Nazareth Chapel and gorgeous areas for outdoor weddings, combined with a lakeside setting, private island, wooded areas and Romanesque architecture, provide a romantic backdrop for your wedding festivities.

Your wedding celebration will be complete as you and your guests enjoy deliciously prepared food in one of our reception venues, conveniently located just steps away from Nazareth Chapel.

Our attentive, experienced staff will help you every step of the way. Discover how University of Northwestern can truly be a place to make your wedding dreams come true.


Planning your wedding

All the details you need to plan your special day are here.


Planning your reception

Explore the options for the perfect reception to celebrate your wedding day with family and friends.


Photo albums

Plan and imagine your big day as you view photos of Northwestern weddings and receptions.


"Thank you very much for helping us on the special day. We had a wonderful time!"