26 Reviews
0-350
Guest Capacity
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About Lumber Exchange Event Center

Mpls' most versatile venue: Fountain Room, Sawyers on 5th, Pourhouse, Exchange & Alibi Lounge!

Lumber Exchange Event Center is a historic loft wedding venue located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Constructed in 1885, the Lumber Exchange Building was the first skyscraper built in Minneapolis. The venue is perfect for couples looking to have a modern city wedding with a history behind it.

Facilities and Capacities
Lumber Exchange Event Center has three event spaces available for your special day. The Fountain Room is ideal for those looking to have a lavish wedding, hosting up to 350 guests. The nine-story atrium allows natural light to highlight its stunning features. A soaring waterfall down an exposed brick wall, sparking chandeliers and vintage lamp posts make this location breathtaking. The River Room can accommodate up to 220 people. Adjacent to the Fountain Room, the room features modern, industrial decor to compliment the original windows and wood of the building. Dylan’s is another great area for those looking to have an extravagant wedding. With the ability to host up to 350 guests, you can have all your friends and family in attendance. Overlooking the stunning Dylan mural, the charming space can be complemented by any decor you choose. Accommodating up to 350 people, Sawyers on 5th offers a rustic and atmosphere with exposed brick columns and windows with picturesque views. For the sophisticated couple, The Exchange & Alibi Lounge is a combined space hosting up to 875 guests. The location showcases the original limestone walls and marble floors of the building.

Services Offered
Lumber Exchange Event Center can provide various services for your wedding. From setup to cleanup, they will ensure your wedding runs flawlessly. A number of event rentals are available, including wireless microphones, projection screens and surround-sound speakers. Other services to consider include:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting
  • Sound


Catering
Their in-house chef can create a custom menu for your special day. From prosciutto-wrapped lemon asparagus to bluefin crab cakes, they can make a variety of delicious dishes. Dessert options, including double chocolate brownie bites, key lime cheesecakes with a graham cracker crust and chocolate dipped strawberries, can also be provided.

Other Services
Lumber Exchange Event Center offers bartending services for your wedding. House wine, tap beer and premium cocktails are a few beverage options available to couples and their guests. If you are thinking about having a signature cocktail for your wedding, they will help you create the perfect drink to compliment your big day.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Minneapolis

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26 Reviews for Lumber Exchange Event Center

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5.0

We absolutely loved the Lumber Exchange for our wedding venue! We utilized Sawyer's on 5th and Dylan's. The space was absolutely gorgeous and the staff was extremely helpful and responsive. Working with Ashley was a dream and she was quick to answer our questions and to help us understand everything that goes into planning a wedding. The day of our wedding went off without a hitch and our guests had an amazing time! We have gotten so many compliments about the space and how amazing the food was! The bartenders were also awesome and our guests had so much fun interacting with them! I would highly recommend using the Lumber Exchange for your wedding venue!

Profile Picture Jamie, 4/21/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Indoor, Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Set Up
5.0

I don’t even know where to start- my big day was perfect! The food was incredible, both in taste and presentation. The day of and planning was super stress free and organized as well- I loved my event team!

I was really impressed by the staff in that they weren’t only incredibly accommodating and helpful to me and my husband, but also my guests! I’ve received many texts from friends and family raving about venue- I’m so glad I got to it before anyone else in my circle!
Ps love the photo opps with the exposed brick walls, cocktail furniture and natural lighting! My photographers loved those as well and I can’t wait to see my photos!!

Profile Picture Cambrie , 3/10/18, 1 Review
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Ceremony Music, DJ, Event Rentals & Photobooths, Rehearsal Dinner Location

Lumber Exchange Event Center FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
350
Guest Minimum
0
Event Spaces
1
Type
Ballroom, Historic, Loft
Style
City, Modern
Setting
Indoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner
Accommodations
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Liability Insurance
Lighting/Sound
Set Up
All Inclusive Packages
Cake
Event Planning
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wireless Internet
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10 S 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402   See On Map
612-843-2575 (phone)
Lumber Exchange Event Center is a wedding Venue from Minneapolis, MN. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Bloomington, Minnetonka, and Edina. Lumber Exchange Event Center is a professional wedding Venue that has been part of the Twin Cities wedding industry for 3 years. We specialize in Unique Receptions, Historic Ceremonies, Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Engagement Parties, Corporate Events, Holiday Parties, Award Banquets, Retirement Parties, Anniversary Parties .