Nicollet Island Pavilion is an award-winning historic waterfront wedding venue located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Originally built in 1886, it offers iconic views of the Mississippi River, historic Saint Anthony Main, and downtown Minneapolis. This property is ideal for couples looking for a venue that is both unique and scenic.
Facilities and Capacity
Rich with charm, the exposed brick walls and tall industrial ceilings add a one-of-a-kind character to the Nicollet Island Pavilion. The vintage atmosphere of the banquet hall provides a romantic setting that can seat up to 500 guests and host over 5,000 guests mingling. It is a customizable and flexible space, allowing you to bring your wedding vision to life. The main banquet hall can host your entire celebrations from the ceremony to the end of the reception. Those seeking to make the most of the green outdoor spaces can erect tents for summertime gatherings. The patio can be transformed into a tranquil ceremony spot before retiring to the tent for a memorable cocktail hour and endless reception filled with laughter and dancing.
Nicollet Island Pavilion has a number of services available for your special day. With all-inclusive packages, they can take care of everything you need to ensure that your wedding is a success. Tents, drapery, tables, chairs, lighting fixtures, and other event rentals can be provided and set up by this venue’s dedicated events team. What’s more, a committed event planner will work closely with you to make sure that your wedding visions are brought to life. There is also ample on-site parking with a valet available for further convenience.
With full-service catering available, Nicollet Island Pavilion can provide custom menus to fit your preferences and budget. From hors d'oeuvres to desserts, they can take care of your meal and ensure that every guest is fully satisfied. In addition to the traditional wedding cake, they can also make gourmet cheesecake, cupcakes, French macarons, brownie pops, and chocolate-dipped fruit. As all dishes are made from scratch, these caterers can meet various dietary requirements, including gluten-free, lactose-free, vegetarian, and vegan options.
Nicollet Island Pavilion offers full bartending services for couples to consider. Choose from the option of a limited, cash, or open bar. You and your guests can sip on beverage options such as signature drinks, house liquor, specialty wine, and specialty beer. Various catering items can also be provided such as:
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Nicollet Island Pavilion?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Nicollet Island Pavilion, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Wine
What are the most important characteristics of Nicollet Island Pavilion in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Nicollet Island Pavilion for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Nicollet Island Pavilion offer?
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Nicollet Island Pavilion offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Lighting / Sound
What furniture and decorations does Nicollet Island Pavilion have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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