Bride and groom with looking at each other with huge smiles as they hold each other closely in front of the old barn with tiki lights

North Star Farm is a fantastic barn wedding venue in Le Sueur, Minnesota. Located less than an hour from Minneapolis (25 minutes from Mankato) this rustic owner-operated event space is a perfect spot to tie the knot. And although it’s out in the beautiful country, all the roads are paved, making it an easy place to access for your guests.

North Star Farm has been hosting weddings for almost a decade and their online reviews are just glowing. My awesome couple here, Danielle & Mike also agree, as the wonderful owners Rebecca & Scott were amazing to work with and you could tell they really cared about every single detail.

The wedding photo opportunities here are just awesome and endless too. Here’s a short list of some of my favorite spots to take your wedding photos at this century-old farmstead that overlooks the Minnesota River Valley:

Great Photo Opportunities:

  • Shaded Wedding Ceremony Area
  • Sweet Old Broken Down Car
  • Inside of the Old Rustic Wooden Barn
  • Ivy Covered Shed
  • Cool Corn Fields
  • Weathered Barn Wood-Slat Shed
  • Old Shed by the Corn Field Decorated in Tiki Lights
  • Beautiful Country Roads with Expansive Views
  • High Ridges Overlooking the Gorgeous Valley
  • Beautifully Manicured Flower Gardens by the Outdoor Tub and Old Well
  • Many Shaded Areas, Great for Formal Photos During Harsh Midday Sun

North Star Farm Wedding Photo Highlights:

Bride & Groom facing each other inside of the corn fields as the bride gently touches the grooms face

Closeup view of the old metal tub and well by the barn and lush flowers

First kiss as husband and wife with all the guests in the background

Wide view of the main barn at the North Star Farm Wedding Venue

Bride & Groom first look with surprised looks on their faces

Old rusty broken down car in amongst the green grass and trees

The bride and grooms view from their table inside the reception barn

Bride & groom jumping together while holding hands as they walk down the exact middle of the country road

Newlyweds first dance with their hands in the air

Wide view of the couple embracing with a giant a colorful sky at sunset

Here are some other helpful features that North Star Farm offers if you’re considering it for your own wedding day:

  • Completely Private Space for Up to 240 Guests
  • Beautiful Shaded Outdoor Ceremony Area
  • Quonset Reception Barn, all on One Level
  • Modern and Spacious ADA Compliant Restrooms
  • Professional Lighting in the Reception Barn
  • Large Covered Patio Outside of the Reception Barn
  • Farmhouse Bridal Suite
  • Separate Barn Groom’s Suite
  • Climate Controlled Buildings
  • Spacious Outdoor Areas
  • Outdoor Games
  • Portable Bar
  • TVs for Videos & Slideshows
  • Harvest and Accessory Tables
  • All Furnishings Included
  • Wedding Arbor
  • Lux Chairs
  • Onsite Lodging
  • Additional Hotels & Camping Nearby
  • Day of Coordinator
  • Set-up Area for Caterers
  • Plenty of Parking
  • WiFi

Extended Photo Gallery:

Wedding dress hanging from a large tree

Wedding rings with the flower garden in the background

Inside view from the drivers window of the rusty old car

Bride gets her makeup on while grandma goes to kiss her grandchild in the makeup inside the farmhouse where the ladies get ready on the wedding day

Main entrance showing the barn and North Star Farm sign

Wide view of the old metal tub and well by the barn and lush flowers

Bride laughing in the getting ready area

Groom adjusts his tie in the mens quarters

Groomsmen playing foosball

Bride wearing her happy face fuzzy slippers

Bride with colorful arm tattoos looking in the mirror inside the old farmhouse

Sister help bride get into her wedding dress

Bride & Groom first look initial touch

Bride & Groom first look initial embrace

Bride & Groom first look big happy hug

Bride & Groom holding hands and walking by the corn fields

Bride & Groom laugh by the old broken down rusty car

Bride & Groom holding embrace above the expansive river valley and farm fields

Bride & Groom looking at the camera inside the old wooden barn

Groomsmen laughing together in front of the corn fields

Groomsmen walking together in front of the corn fields

Closeup of the grooms suit and flowers

Bride holding her bouquet of flowers and her alien tattoo showing between her cleavage and lace of her wedding dress

The wedding party laughs together amongst the large shaded tree area

The wedding party stands together amongst the large shaded tree area

Bridesmaids all holding their flowers looking at the camera

Reception area before the guests arrive all set up and lit beautifully

The wedding isle

The bride and groom stand in front of all their guests in the wedding ceremony area

Bride looks sweetly at her groom during the wedding ceremony

Wide view of the bride and groom and their wedding party during the wedding ceremony

Bride laughs during the wedding

A big hug after the couples first kiss as husband and wife with all the guests in the background

Bride and groom walking away down the aisle after their wedding ceremony

Guests signing the guestbook

Little girl plays life sized connect four game during cocktail hour

Young ring-bearer gives a beverage cheer to the newlyweds

Young ring-bearer looks sweetly into the eyes of the bride

The bride with her wedding dress covered in fall leaves showing her brightly colored red Van's tennis shoes

Looking at the bride and grooms head table inside the reception barn

Bridesmaid and groomsman dancing as at the grand entrance

The newlyweds smile and walks together for the grand entrance into the wedding reception barn

Bride and groom kiss inside the wedding reception barn with their guests behind them

Sunset silhouette with bride and groom holding hands and walking

Bride and groom kiss with a large field and a colorful sunset behind them

Bride & groom walk down the middle of the country road while smiling at each other

Bride & groom skipping down the middle of the country road

Bride and groom dance in a colorful silhouette during sunset on their wedding day

Bride and groom kiss during twilight in front of the wedding reception area

Grandma makes a funny joke that has the bride and groom laughing loudly

Grandma walks away from the head table with her tongue out and big smile after making a funny joke that had the whole crowd laughing

Best man speech

Maid of honor speech

Grandpa speech

Father daughter dance

Mother son dance

Bride and groom dancing during their wedding reception

Bride and groom singing, holding hands, and dancing during their wedding reception

Dance floor action shot with many guests

A young child gets thrown high into the air by her playful father

Father and little girl smiling big for the camera

Bride dances with many young children

Bridemaid getting low and laughing loudly on the dance floor

Bridesmaids rolling on the ground laughing

Colorfully lit dance floor is packed with lively guests enjoying the music

Bride and groom embrace and laugh as they hold each other closely on the dance floor

Aerial View Site Map via North Star Farms:

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Pricing & Personal Tours:

You can get your custom wedding venue quote and book your own tour of North Star Farm here:  https://www.northstarfarmevents.com/contact 

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