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Love the Outdoors? This Alexandria Resort-Style Venue is Your One Stop Shop for the Perfect Wedding

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Introducing Granite Springs Lodge

in Alexandria, South Dakota

We are so in love with this gorgeous waterfront ceremony setup! What a romantic, beautiful setting surrounded by the natural elegance of the outdoors. Buckle up, there is so much more to discover about this gorgeous South Dakota wedding venue!

Type of Venue:

Event Center & Lodge

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Modern, Romantic, Contemporary, Elegant, Sophisticated, Glamorous, Chic

Our Thoughts on Granite Springs Lodge

If you love the outdoors, you're going to love Granite Springs Lodge! This gorgeous premier event facility is just 15 minutes east of Mitchell, S.D. off of I-90 and less than 1 hour west of Sioux Falls, S.D. The location of this venue is in one of the most unique and beautiful areas in Southeastern South Dakota.

This sensational land is adorned with its own spectacular spring-fed rock quarry lake. Come to the shore and look into pristine water and see the many varieties of fish. The terrain, trees and topography of the land surrounding the lodge makes for a perfect and relaxing setting.

There's so much this venue offers, including accommodations for up to 115 guests! With hiking, fishing, kayaking and so many more outdoor activities... can you imagine the FUN that can take place for your wedding weekend? Not to mention, with so many unique outdoor areas you will have endless opportunities for stunning wedding photos.

This venue knows how to host a Pinterest-worthy wedding, just wait until you see where your reception will be held! Our favorite part of this venue outside of all it's beauty, is that it's truly a one-stop shop for all things wedding!

Granite Springs Lodge is Not Your Typical Wedding Venue

There are So Many Beautiful Spaces for You & Your Guests!

The Main Lodge

The main lodge is beautiful and spacious with over 8,000 square feet! The main level has a large dining/entertainment room with huge windows looking onto the lake. Also included is a 3-bedroom living quarter that boasts a master suite, living room, dining area, industrial kitchen and another amazing view of the lake. The lower level has six bedrooms (each sleep at least 4), each with their own bathroom and shower.

The Cottage

The cottage is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom house! It's a whopping 3,000 square feet and is set up to sleep 20 guests. The cottage has an open floor plan design with an upper loft that looks over the beautiful views of the lake and creek flowing below. The main level of the cottage opens out to a large deck furnished with tables, chairs, a grill, and a fire pit. Imagine the fun memories that can be created here!

7 Separate Cabins Available

There are also 7 cabins to enhance and expand the opportunities for events. Hiking, swimming, fishing and yard games are but a few of the activities that can be done while staying at Granite Springs Lodge! The 5 bedroom villa is located next to the event center. The villas can sleep up to 16 guests. Each villa has a private entrance to the individual room in which includes a bathroom and kitchenette.

Oh My Goodness, Does It Get Anymore Romantic?

As we previously mentioned, we are truly blown away by the gorgeous outdoor ceremony setup! Then, look at the head table at the reception. How unique!

More Granite Springs Lodge Offers & Perks

  • Outdoor Ceremony

  • Onsite Reception

  • Outdoor Patios, Fire Pit

  • Entire Property Sleeps 115!

  • Outdoor Activities such as Hiking, Fishing & More!

  • Main Lodge, Cottage 7 Cabins & Villa for Accommodations

  • Beautiful Lighting & Design Elements

  • Bring Your Own Caterers

  • Endless Photo Opportunities

  • Industrial Kitchen

Wedding Capacity:

Capacity is 299 in event center with an additional 100 on outdoor patios.

Entire property sleeps 115.


Are You In Love Yet?

There's More Perks to This Venue!


Booking one location for your wedding that can host your ceremony, reception and even accommodations makes everything so convenient!


No awkward gap between the ceremony and reception. You can relax knowing your nearest and dearest are happily nibbling on appetizers while you’re posing for newlywed pictures all over the gorgeous property!


It’s way easier to repurpose décor when your ceremony and reception spaces are at the same place. For example, your ceremony arch can double as the background of your sweetheart table!


This can be a HUGE savings for your wedding and not all venues offer this perk. You can bring in your own outside catering.


With the ceremony and reception all at the same location, it's easier for your out-of-town guests. Plus, they'll have accommodation options on the property!

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You Have Questions, We Have Answers!

Granite Springs Lodge FAQ

How does catering work?

Catering for the wedding is up to the couple. We have a preferred list of caterers available.

How do decorations work?

We provide the table cloths (White, Ivory or Black) beyond that all decorations are up to couple to provide.

What is the rain plan?

Rain plan is to have the ceremony in the event center.

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For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!

Granite Springs Lodge

25840 422nd Ave

Alexandria, SD 57311





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