Copper Bowl Ranch, located in Monticello, Minnesota, is a tranquil oasis that offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, making it the perfect location for a memorable and serene wedding celebration. We offer a variety of unique event spaces to accommodate weddings of all sizes.
Our barn space provides a rustic yet elegant backdrop for your wedding celebration, with enough room for indoor ceremonies and receptions. The open-air experience of our pavilion is perfect for outdoor ceremonies or receptions with a view.
Host cocktail hours or enjoy outdoor dining on our spacious decks, overlooking the beautiful landscapes and lakes. Gather around the campfire for a cozy and memorable evening with your loved ones at our campfire areas. Explore our ranch's diverse indoor and outdoor spaces, including campfires, scenic trails, and lakeside views. It's a place to reset, recharge, and create lasting memories.
Extend the magic of your wedding day with a glamping experience and spend your wedding night in style and comfort amidst the natural beauty of Copper Bowl Ranch. Our ranch is home to rescue horses that graze peacefully in our paddocks and add a unique touch to your wedding experience. These gentle souls reflect the spirit and heart of our property.
You can build your perfect weekend at our beautiful 80-acre horse ranch. You can take your time to decide which unique and beautiful spot to use for your cocktail hour, ceremony, reception, after-party, and send-off brunch.
We can suggest local hotels for your guests and offer glamping in our two specially decorated glamp tents. In addition, we have an Airstream that can provide space for the wedding party on the day off and a deluxe RV that can be used for staying in the area or wedding day preparation. Moreover, we offer added value to make your wedding experience even more special.
Outdoor Furniture • Outdoor tables
Umbrellas • Decorated barn space
Benches in the wedding area
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As part of your use of this venue, there are a few requirements that you must be aware of and agree to follow. These requirements ensure the safety of everyone, comply with local regulations, and ensure that your wedding weekend is successful and enjoyable.
A professional wedding planner is required to host a wedding on this property. This is because of the vast area and multiple venues on the property. We want your weekend to be as stress-free as possible, so we are happy to recommend several wedding planners, or you can engage a professional. Additionally, we can provide you with a recommended vendor list. Services are only offered on the property in the venue and accommodations.
A general liability insurance policy with a liquor liability endorsement is required to protect your guests and the property. If you need help finding insurance, we can suggest online vendors.
Please note that all amplified sounds must cease by 10:00 PM by the noise ordinance.
Please remove all decorations, such as flowers, balloons, lighting, and candles after the event.
If you plan to bring alcohol, please hire a licensed bartender. The service of alcoholic beverages must end at least 30 minutes before the event ends and no later than 9:30 PM. It is your responsibility to notify vendors of these policies before the event.
Smoking is only allowed in the designated outdoor area on the premises. Violating this rule and providing evidence will forfeit your security deposit.
An adult must always accompany children as we are an equine facility, and safety is our priority. Pets are permitted only in the exterior areas of the facilities and must be on a leash at all times. No pets are allowed indoors.
We’d be happy to show you around if you’re interested in visiting our property. However, please note that tours are by appointment only, and our availability on weekends is limited due to the nature of our business and out of respect to guests. To schedule a visit, please call or text us at 612-481-1238.
1. Confirm availability
2. Copper Bowl Ranch will email a contract
3. Deposit is paid to CBR
4. Contract signed and a signed copy is sent to guests
5. Final payments
6. Arrive for your special wedding weekend
What types of wedding ceremonies can we host at Copper Bowl Ranch?
Answer: You can host a variety of wedding ceremonies at our ranch, including outdoor ceremonies, barn ceremonies, wooded area ceremonies, and more. We'll work with you to create the perfect setting for your special day.
How many guests can your venue accommodate?
Answer: Our venue can accommodate weddings of various sizes, from intimate gatherings to more significant celebrations. The capacity may vary depending on your chosen event space and seating arrangement. Ideally, 25-125 guests.
Is there on-site accommodation for wedding guests?
Answer: We have two decorated glamping tents and two trailers that provide a perfect space for the wedding party to prepare. We can also recommend nearby lodging options, including hotels and vacation rentals.
Can we customize our wedding package to fit our preferences and budget?
Answer: Absolutely! We offer customizable wedding packages to ensure your day reflects your vision and fits your budget.
Are we required to use specific vendors, or can we bring in our own?
Answer: While we have a list of preferred vendors, you are welcome to bring in your vendors for services like catering, photography, and entertainment. We're here to accommodate your choices.
Is there ample parking available for our guests?
Answer: We provide ample parking space for you and your guests to ensure a convenient and hassle-free experience.
Do you have backup plans in case of inclement weather?
Answer: Yes, we have contingency plans in place for unexpected weather conditions. We can seamlessly transition your outdoor event to our indoor spaces if needed.
Can we host both our ceremony and reception at Copper Bowl Ranch?
Answer: Absolutely! Many couples choose to have both their ceremony and reception here. You can adapt our versatile spaces to suit your needs for both parts of your special day.
Do you offer catering services, or can we bring in our caterer?
Answer: We can provide a preferred catering service list as part of your wedding package, or you can bring in an external caterer. Our goal is to make your dining experience exceptional.
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