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Please let us know if you’d like to plan any pre- or post- wedding events on site so we can coordinate with the other couples that may be getting married that weekend! Our Cypress Lounge is a great space to reserve for pre- and post- wedding events which can be booked at any time! If you'd like to book extra rental time to access the venue the day prior to your wedding you'll need to wait until less than 3 months before as it's dependent on availability.

You'll find the various options, current rental rates, and additional information detailed below.

Rehearsal +

Rehearsal Dinner Options

Day of Wedding Rehearsal

Outdoor Only Rehearsal

Plan to rehearse with your wedding party during your venue rental time on the actual wedding day. This works well to schedule within your day of timeline in the morning or early afternoon.

Reserve a free 1 hour timeslot to rehearse at the outdoor ceremony site the day before your wedding. This option is only available May-Oct if there is not a wedding/event booked that day, so you must coordinate this with our team once we are less than 3 months out from your wedding date.

Catalyst Indoor Hourly Venue Rental

NO Food or Drinks

Catalyst Indoor Hourly Venue Rental WITH Food or Drinks

Book additional hours to access the venue for a rehearsal in the indoor ceremony room during the week leading up to your wedding. Please note this hourly rate would be if NO food/drinks are being served. You may request to set up, decorate, and drop off items during this added venue rental time if your event is the next day. You may reserve this with us once we are less than 3 months out from your wedding date depending on availability.

$200 per hour

Book additional hours to rehearse in the indoor ceremony room during the week leading up to your wedding PLUS serve food/drinks to host a rehearsal dinner meal in the reception room or venue lobby during this rental time (includes tables, chairs, and a venue manager). If your event is happening the next day you may also plan to set up, decorate, and drop off items during this added venue rental time. You may reserve this with our team once we are less than 3 months out from your wedding date depending on availability.

$400 per hour

CYPRESS LOUNGE

The Cypress Lounge is a private event room located next to the resort lobby that can be reserved for small scale events such as rehearsal dinners, brunch + gift openings, corporate meetings, bridal showers, etc. This space can accommodate up to 40 people for a seated meal. The room rental includes 5 dining tables, 40 dining chairs, lounge furniture, garage doors for indoor/outdoor vibe, and a few high-top and accessory tables. This space can be reserved for a full day 8am to 10pm or for a half day consisting of a 6 hour time block either 8am to 2pm (morning timeslot) or 4pm to 10pm (evening timeslot).

2024 Half Day $425 - 8am to 2pm (morning timeslot) or 4pm to 10pm (evening timeslot), 6 hour rental

2024 Full Day $800 - 8am to 10pm, 14 hour rental

2025 Half Day $450 - 8am to 2pm (morning timeslot) or 4pm to 10pm (evening timeslot), 6 hour rental

2025 Full Day $900 - 8am to 10pm, 14 hour rental

HOURS OF OPERATION AND

ADDED VENUE RENTAL HOURS:

All events must occur between the hours of 8:00am and 11:00pm.

If you'd like to start your event earlier than your current venue rental starts or extend your events end time, please inquire for the cost to add additional hours to your venue rental.

Please note we do not open any earlier than 8am and events can't go any later than 11pm.

REHEARSAL DINNERS IN THE VENUE:

You would work with 3 Cheers and Liquid Motion to provide catering and bar services for a rehearsal dinner in the venue. The only exception is if you're hosting a group of less than 40 people you may choose to bring in store bought food to serve. Nothing homemade is allowed.

You may not supply your own liquor for this event since Catalyst doesn't hold a liquor license. Any liquor served in the venue must be purchased through Liquid Motion.

*Catalyst pre- and post- wedding events can only be booked once we are less than 3 months out from your event date and is dependent on venue availability*

REHEARSAL DINNERS IN THE CYPRESS LOUNGE:

You may choose to work with 3 Cheers and Liquid Motion to provide catering and bar services for events in the Cypress Lounge or you are able to serve your own store bought food and drinks since the max capacity is 40 people.

The tables and chairs will be pre-set in a standard layout. If you'd like to rearrange the furniture you may though we ask that you please put it back to the standard layout and clean up after yourself at the end of your event time.

Outdoor group dinners (ex. on the beach) are not permitted at Nature Link Resort. The Cypress Lounge is available for groups to book who are looking to gather on-site before or after the wedding day for events such as a welcome party, rehearsal dinner, brunch + gift opening, etc. This private event room is available to book at any time compared to Catalyst which doesn't open to book these kinds of pre- and post-wedding events in until we are less than 3 months out from your wedding as it is dependent on venue availability.

Pre- and post- Wedding Events

If you're looking to add some fun and unique vendors to your wedding festivities check out these local businesses!

They offer experience based packages to incorporate into your special wedding day/weekend or even to your pre-wedding and post-wedding events here, such as an engagement party, bridal shower, bachelor or bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, welcome party, gift opening, or brunch!

218-851-5921

permanentlynorth@gmail.com

218-839-7383

justjuicemn@gmail.com

Permanently North is a permanent jewelry company offering custom, life lasting pieces. When you book a private party they'll come to your location so you and your group can get linked with your own personalized chain jewelry - bracelets, necklaces, rings, anklets, you name it!

Danielle, owner of Notice Wellness, has a yoga studio in downtown Nisswa and also offers private on-site yoga sessions where you can hire her to come lead your group in a yoga practice on the morning of your big day (or the night before, morning after, or even at your bach party!)

Jami, owner of Just Juice Co, offers on-site fresh pressed, organic juice custom made to your liking! Find details for on-site juicing experiences here: Wedding Packages. This makes a great pairing with a yoga session by Danielle, contact them for details if you're interested in booking a combo of yoga + juicing here at Nature Link!

763-234-1228

vangstadcreamery@gmail.com

218-214-9409

luke@nisswarental.com

763-218–3059

CONTACT@BIRCHSAUNA.COM

The Vangstad Creamery Cart offers an interactive experience of serving sweet treats where they will bring their mobile ice cream catering cart to your event and hand scoop ice cream into your guests choice of sugar cone, waffle cone, or cup!

Birch Sauna offers you the option to rent their nordic style mobile barrel sauna which they will park on-site at Nature Link for your group to have exclusive use of for the day or weekend!

Nisswa Sauna Rental offers you the option to rent their authentic wood-fired mobile sauna which they will park on-site at Nature Link for your group to have exclusive use of for the day or weekend!

Inquire using contact form

on the link above

612-227-9602

612-750-9068

picnic.north@gmail.com

Jesse of Up North Eats offers a full-service, in-home personal chef service if you're looking to host a pre- or post- wedding meal at an Airbnb or cabin in the area.

Picnic North brings the luxury outdoors! Offering beautiful custom picnic set ups for any special occasion!

Valerie Lu offers luxury picnic and rowboat experiences that come with a professional photoshoot during your experience!

218-232-8544

jody@greatnorthpilates.com

Great North Pilates Studio offers private Pilates classes as well as spa services! Find details and packages here.

Nearby rehearsal dinner locations

218-568-1071

218-824-6444

*exclusive caterer - 3 Cheers Hospitality*

218-963-2739

218-963-2568

218-967-8814

218-829-7507

877-585-3285

218-297-9868

218-822-5634

1-800-432-3777

1-800-233-2934

218-828-8400

218-963-3023

218-454-0690

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