Where to Propose in Minneapolis
Laid back, warm, and artsy, with plenty of green spaces and a vibrant arts scene, Minneapolis is a city that should definitely be on your bucket list. The city’s website explains why its slogan is “City by Nature”: “We’re really a city that is infused with and surrounded by nature.” In fact, you’ll find a park every six blocks! If you’re exploring where to propose in Minneapolis, consider these must-see locations.
Proposal In The Open Air
Minnehaha Falls at Minnehaha Park
This 193-acre park is one of the most beautiful places in Minneapolis. Minnehaha Park is home to a variety of gorgeous trees and wildflowers. Go on an adventure with your partner to admire the roaring, 53-foot waterfall — the tallest along the Mississippi River chain — and limestone bluffs. Visitors note how amazing it is to see a waterfall in the middle of a city, free of charge. Rent bike or a pedal car and cruise around the park before you present the diamond engagement ring you so carefully selected, and then pop the question.
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Stone Arch Bridge
Visitors agree that the Stone Arch Bridge is a gem of Minneapolis. Converted from two tracks of the Great Northern Railway, the bridge still connects one side of the river to the other, and it’s now a popular spot for people to jog and walk their dogs. The continuous roar of the nearby St. Anthony Falls will put you in a tranquil mood and set the scene for your big moment. Picture this – you’re take a stroll with your partner and your dog along the bridge. The sun has started to set, and it is finally the picture-perfect golden hour. The dream-like setting for a memorable proposal. In that moment, you reach for the little red ring box you’ve been concealing throughout the walk, get down on one knee, and ask the love of your life to marry you with a solitaire engagement ring that could sparkle even in candle light.
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A Proposal In A Beautiful Garden
Lyndale Park Rose Garden
This is a must-see for nature lovers in the city! Lyndale Park Rose Garden is the second oldest public rose garden in the country, featuring 3,000 different plants in 100 varieties. Mid-June through early October is the time when the roses are in full bloom – the perfect seasons for a picturesque proposal. Walk through the garden hand-in-hand with your sweetheart and take a moment to breathe in the lovely fragrance. Standing among the bountiful roses, get down on one knee to propose with the perfect rose gold engagement ring!
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
You’ve never seen anything like the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Sculptures, both beautiful and quirky, dot the 11-acre landscape. Make sure to see the famous Spoonbridge and Cherry, a whimsically oversized red cherry cradled by a silver spoon. Other destinations include a vine-covered arbor and flower garden, and the Standing Glass Fish sculpture by famed architect Frank Gehry. If you’re searching for a unique location to propose to your art-loving partner, this is the place to take them!
A Museum Proposal
Similar to cities across the world, there is always a spectacular museum to visit! In Minneapolis, there are museums such as the Mineappolis Institute of Art, the History Museum, the Science Museum, among others that hold beautiful, significant, and intimate settings for a memorable proposal. Present the perfect matching trio ring set, and tell your partner, “even if we aren’t together, these are the rings we need to show the world exactly WHO we have chosen to spend the rest of our lives with… and I choose you!”
A Restaurant Proposal
There’s something inherently romantic about French food. At Vincent, delicacies like pan-seared scallops and coq au vin, paired with a glass of wine, will set the scene for your proposal. A decadent choice for dessert is the Louis Xv, a hazelnut chocolate cake served with a pear poached in wine. The three-course prix fixe dinner menu is an affordable indulgence and will be a pleasure from start to finish.
At Restaurant Alma, cooking locally and seasonally is an art. The menu changes every six to eight weeks, so you’ll be able to try something new each time you dine there. Try simple, delicate fare like the Chard Soufflé and the Beet & Farro Risotto. To try a little of this and a bit of that, splurge on the three-course tasting menu or vegetarian four-course menu. The softly lit space is classy and modern. Your dinner here will be memorable not only for the food, but for the surprise that’s coming along with it!
When you’re ready to propose, pick out a sparkling diamond ring from My Trio Rings that will take her breath away.
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