Star Tribune Minnesota's Best 2022

star tribune minnesota's best


Have you heard the news?! The Star Tribune is back with a fan-favorite segment, the 2022 Minnesota’s Best, and we have been nominated!

Each year, readers have a chance to nominate their favorite local businesses as the best of the best in their respective crafts. Once selected, nominees are placed on the Minnesota’s Best voting ballot. From there, over the course of 24 days, the Minnesota community will cast their vote for which businesses they feel deserve that golden ticket spot. Winning nominees have the incredible opportunity of being featured in Minnesota's Best Magazine - A truly honorable recognition!

This year, Bellagala, alongside our sister venues, Bavaria Downs, The Van Dusen Mansion and A’BULAE are honored and proud to announce our nomination for best Event/Party Planner, Photographer and Wedding Venues! However, we can’t make it to that finish line without YOU!

Here’s a few super simple steps to place your vote!

  • Head to
  • Select “Services”
  • Best Event/Party Planner: Bellagala
  • Best Photography: Bellagala
  • Best Wedding Venue: A’BULAE, Bavaria Downs, & The Van Dusen Mansion 

Voting begins April 25th and ends May 18th. The best part is that you can vote once a day! We highly encourage our community to continuously vote, it means so much to us!