Wedding Pros

We have been impressed with the following vendors who have worked onsite at Crooked Willow, at least one, if not many weddings at our venue - or we are total fans of their work and can't wait for them to be here again soon!

P.S. - Crooked Willow doesn't get a "kick-back" for recommending any of these vendors. We honestly can say that we recommend them because we have had a great experience, and we like them!  (But as with any important decision, please do your own due diligence with vendor interviews and reading reviews).


Harmon Entertainment

From your ceremony, to your reception, and even corporate events ....Harmon Entertainment can take care of it all! We are event planners, MC's, lighting designers, dance instructors, fun instigators, and DJ's. We will help to make your event the best ever!


Soulful Sounder

Central MN choice for weddings, business parties and community events. Professional DJ, MC, and  photo booth services with Soul and Style. Contact Soulful Sounder for your entertainment needs.

Josh "JJ" Johnson


DJ Greg Ellis

Treat your guests to a party they'll never forget with the Twin City Knot's award-winning DJ services! DJ Entertainment for the Twin Cities, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and surrounding areas.




A. Lee Photography

Creating wedding imagery that speaks to your soul is what fills us with great joy.  We love giving couples this fabulous sense of calm on their wedding day, so they can focus on being authentic and present with each other and everyone around them.  Providing this experience to our couples allows for the most beautiful imagery to shine through. 


Abby & Brandon Photography

We provide more than just pretty pictures. Photography is not just one-size fit all. We serve those who know if they want natural, romantic, and joyful images they need an incredible EXPERIENCE!



Mobile Shenanigans

Multiple 18+ passenger busses serving the Alexandria area and beyond! The perfect transportation solution for your wedding or private party day. We provide transportation service for weddings and private parties of all sizes.


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Wedding Decor

Creations, An Event Studio

We provide creative services, decor, and rentals for the events of life and occasions of all sizes, including weddings, birthdays, graduations, celebrations of life, funerals, and corporate events.  We are committed to providing extraordinary designs that reflect each client's unique style and vision for their event. Our creativity starts with you...





A premier full-service salon located in the heart of Alexandria! They have been a staple of the wedding scene in Lake Country for over 8 years. With a full suite of services at their spa, along with traveling stylists who perform bridal hair styling, airbrush and traditional make-up - they are full service for all your wedding hair and make-up needs.

(320) 759-2002


Sweet Treats

Country Blossoms

We can help make your event unique with homemade goodies! The Country Blossom Farm bakery will help create a menu that your guests will never forget! Orders are taken May 1st through December 31st each year. Contact Tracy or Kenyah for more information!


From cupcakes to truffles  - treat your guests to a dessert experience they won't forget! Dough-Phoria is a licensed, in-home custom bakery specializing in cookies, cakes, cupcakes and more!

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Fairfield by Mariott Inn & Suites

Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites in Alexandria offers an ideal location for your guests.  We are the newest hotel in the lakes area, conveniently located just off Interstate 94.  Here’s what we’ll have waiting for you during your stay:  All rooms include a microwave, refrigerator, and free high-speed wireless internet.  Complimentary hot breakfast is served each morning.  A fitness center and pool are both available for your use and enjoyment.  Boulder Taphouse is adjacent to the property for your dining pleasure.

Contact:  Victoria Nelson or Rebecca Stromback

320.763.0133 ext 425

Other Lodging Options

Below are links to cabin rentals available conveniently located on Lake Osakis for rent. All sleep 10-15 people which makes it a great spot for family or your wedding party.