Featured Wedding Venue: Aria

I know how stressful wedding planning can be, which is why I’ve done all the research for you and put together this helpful Aria Wedding Venue Information guide. So sit back, relax, and see if Aria fulfills all of your hopes, dreams, and needs for your special day.

Congratulations on your engagement by the way! You’re probably in the super excitment stage and things are getting real as you start making concrete plans for your big day. One of the most important parts of wedding planning is choosing the perfect location of course. If you’re looking for a beautiful, modern, charming, historically chic, magical venue, you’ll find it at Aria, located in the North Loop of Minneapolis. From the helpful staff to the luxurious amenities, your wedding day will truly be a dream come true at Aria. Be sure to check out the links to two awesome real weddings at Aria below. I think you are going to fall in love with this awesome Minneapolis wedding venue.

Aria Wedding Venue Information Overview

Wide view of the inside of Aria in Minneapolis

Great Location
Conveniently located in the urban warehouse district right near downtown Minneapolis, you’ll be close to it all! Out of town guests will enjoy fabulous nearby hotels, such as The Loew’s, Hotel Minneapolis, and more. They’ll also enjoy restaurants, and other fun activities while they’re in town. The address for Aria is 105 North 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

Impressive Guest List
Aria can accommodate up to 600 guests! No matter if you want to invite only your closest friends and family or have the biggest party of the year inviting everyone you know, the Aria can handle it with ease.

Blank Canvas Space
The unique industrial space at Aria is truly a blank canvas for whatever kind of wedding you wish to have. The incredible space features original brick walls, vaulted ceilings, artwork, and crystal chandeliers. There is no doubt built in charm, but the rest is up to you! No matter what colors, accents, lighting, theme, or decorations you desire, it’s possible at Aria. You can dress it up or down depending on your preferences, style, and budget! Be creative and make it uniquely yours.

Incredible Staff
You’ll be blown away at how helpful Aria’s wedding venue staff will be! From the minute you inquire about the location down to the last few seconds you’re breaking it down on the dance floor, you can breathe easy knowing everything will be taken care of. The entire process will be fun and stress free, as the staff goes above and beyond to make your night extra special. You’ll even have a dedicated Aria event manager bringing your visions to life and helping you every step of the way! 

Private Bridal Suites
Luxurious dedicated dressing rooms are available for you on your special day to get picture perfect ready! They feature two gorgeous bridal suites (one for the bride/bridesmaids and one for the groom/groomsmen), three private bathrooms, separate bay of sinks, and more great amenities to help you and your party relax and prepare in ultimate comfort.

Image Gallery From Two Real Weddings at Aria

 Elegant Two-Bride Same Sex Wedding at Aria

 Music-themed Aria Wedding


Overhead shot of the arrangement of table during the wedding reception at Aria in Minneapolis

To ensure your guests have an amazing dining experience, Aria offers a list of approved catering vendors that your taste buds will go crazy for. Their approved partners are Brasa, Chowgirls Killer Catering, Crave Catering, Create Catering, D’Amico Catering, The Deco Catering, Fabulous Catering, and Surdyk’s Catering.

Rental Info

Smaller ceremony space option inside of Aria

Expect prices to be $500 – 1,000 for five hours of the main facility rental space. (Additional time can be rented for $125 per hour.) Prices are determined by the day you choose.

You can expect to pay between $2,000 – 5,500 for 10-12 hours of the main facility rental space. (Additional time can be rented for $250 per hour.) Prices vary depending on the day you choose.

If you’re planning on having your wedding ceremony at Aria, the fee is an additional $1,000. The fee includes set-up of ceremony space and/or the flip of the room for the transition to reception. It also includes the use of private bridal suites.

Included Amenities
Included in the rental price of the main event space will be the use of two mobile bars, mahogany Chiavari chairs, cocktail tables, roundtables, and banquet tables. Additional bars, lounge furniture, lighting, and decor are available at an extra cost.

Also included on your big day is a full-service professional bartending staff. You’ll find them behind the bar, butler passing, or pouring tableside. They serve an assortment of premium beer, wine, spirits, and craft cocktails.

Last but not least, you’ll have included private security personnel to ensure your gifts and guests are safe and secure all night long!


Hi, I’m Jackson Tyler Eddy of A Frame Forward Photography an award-winning Minneapolis wedding photographer. Thank you for reading this Aria Wedding Venue Information guide I put together. It is one of my absolute favorite indoor wedding venues for sure. Let me know if you have other questions about Aria by using the handy form here. If you’re interested in learning about more awesome Twin Cities wedding venues check out my Featured Minneapolis Wedding Venues page.

If you’re interested in having me capture your big day make sure to reach out as soon as possible as my wedding dates book out a year or two in advance.

Feel free to reach out or hop over to my main Weddings Page for more information and images.

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