Lake Elmo
Minneapolis St. Paul, MN 55042
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About Us

Three time winner of Minnesota Bride 'Best of' wedding planners, Joan Nilsen, president of Ambiente, has been providing wedding planning, corporate event planning, travel and gift services for 27 years.

Prior to founding Ambiente, Joan was National Event Coordinator for a leading Twin Cities corporation and a Marketing Coordinator and Event Planner for several Twin Cities companies.

Joan is passionate about creating flawless and exquisite weddings, no matter what size the budget. Clients of Ambiente rave about the company’s great taste, attention to detail, personalized service and ability to create a magical, memorable ambience for the bride and groom, as well as every one of their guests.

At Ambiente, our goal is to make your engagement and wedding as magical and memorable as possible.

We offer a complete range of services including "Full Service" planning, "Day Of" coordination and anything else in between you might need.

We are happy to work with any size budget. Our flat rate fees vary depending on the breadth and depth of services you choose.

The Perfect Resource for Everything

Clients of Ambiente especially appreciate our vast network of highly skilled vendors in the Twin Cities and beyond.

Depending on your needs, we can recommend the perfect resource for exquisite invitations, jewelers, bridal dresses and tuxedos, flowers, cakes, photographers, churches, temples and other unique wedding sites, specialty linens, musicians, reception sites, caterers, limousines, hotels, bridal registries, salons and spas and anything else you can possibly imagine!

For more information and a complimentary consultation, please contact Joan.








photo by Studio 306 - flowers by Flora Bella

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