Weddings

Newly Opened ‘The Garden,’ Greysolon Ballroom Getting Busy with Post-Pandemic Events

It's the summer of comebacks for event venues with private events like weddings getting planned and booked again across the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s the summer of comebacks for event venues with private events like weddings getting planned and booked again across the Northland. New venues like Canal Park’s The Garden, and historic ones like Greysolon Ballroom are jumping back into planning. “It almost feels surreal to be back,” said Brian Daugherty, President of Grandma’s Restaurant Company. “To tell you the…

33rd Annual Wedding Show Fills Ballroom at DECC

Event planners say any way to bring a big event back to Duluth felt like a big step to returning to normal again.

DULUTH, Minn.- The DECC hosted one of its busiest events since the pandemic began, with the 33rd Annual Duluth Wedding Show. Organizers say the event has changed a lot due to the pandemic. For example, this year there was no wedding gown fashion show. Instead local brides and grooms past and present partnered with bridal shops, walking around modeling different…

Tent Rental Company Sees Increase in Business

Although the business has been around for almost 30 years they don't typically sell tents to restaurants.

DULUTH, Minn. – You may have noticed some local restaurants have tents outside of their business to keep taking in business rain or shine. Well, several of them including OMC and Duluth grill have purchased them for Doucette’s, a local party rental company outside of Duluth. Although the business has been around for almost 30 years they don’t typically sell…

Pandemic Forces Wedding Planners to Adjust as Couples Wait to Tie the Knot

Both planners and couples are navigating new territory of rescheduling the big day.

DULUTH, Minn.- On a warm, sunny April day, many scenic outdoor spots in the Northland are normally packed with a bride, groom, and large crowd, gathered to witness the marriage. But just like other events, weddings now have to be drastically changed due to COVID-19. “This is definitely not something you imagine, you know?” said bride-to-be, Meghan Hagedon. “You plan…

Thousands Attend Annual Duluth Wedding Show

DULUTH, Minn. –  Thousands of people flooded the DECC in Duluth looking for the latest and greatest ideas for their big day. The 32nd annual wedding show was in full swing with hundreds of exhibitors for the future brides and grooms. One bride to be we spoke with says, events like these are essential for planning such an important day….

Lauralloons Creates The Biggest Balloon Art In The Northland

Creatice Balloons For Home Deliveries, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Parades & Festivals!

DULUTH, Minn. –Attention kiddos! Balloon art is getting bigger and more creative than what our parents had! “It’s usually quite the cluster at first. All the kids are like balloons!” said owner of Lauralloons Balloon Art Laural Schultze. With balloon art recently popping, “Especially with the internet and you can share so much easier. Before there were a few books…