From a Swiss Chalet fireplace room to a formal chandeliered banquet hall, we offer several sites for receptions, including weddings, anniversaries, corporate events and class reunions.

Many sites offer event planners and food and beverage services to make your reception a special and memorable occasion.

Reception Sites

The following sites are available for receptions, or wedding ceremonies with receptions.

Columbia Manor Reception Hall

Wirth Chalet Fireplace Room

Wirth Pavilion

Loring Community Arts Center

Catering options are not applicable at these locations.

Nicollet Island Park Pavilion

Cowles Conservatory - Closed for renovations. For more information see the Cowles Conservatory Renovation project page.

Additional Event Sites

Recreation Centers: More than 40 recreation centers offer space for meetings and special events.

Private ChartersPrivate Charters on the Mississippi River available through Paradise Charter Cruises.

Approved Caterers

Various menu options and event services available for an additional fee through our approved caterers.

Approved Caterers Alcohol Services Vegetarian Vegan Kosher Gluten-free Full Service Drop Off Only China/Glass/Silverware Linens
Al Vento   x x x x x x x x
Amy Nadeau Catering   x     x x      
Barbette x x x   x x     x
Birchwood Café   x x   x x     x
Bryant Lake Bowl x x x   x x     x
Chowgirls Killer Catering x x x   x x x x x
Common Roots Catering x x x   x x x x
Cossetta Eventi   x x   x   x    
Envision Catering x x x x x x   x x
Green Mill Catering x x x   x x   x x
Mintahoe Catering x x x   x x x x x
Red Stag Supperclub x x x   x x     x
Sioux Chef Catering   x x   x x   x  
Surdyk's Catering x x x   x x x x x