St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. is a boat wedding venue located in Stillwater, Minnesota. The quaint and picturesque town of Stillwater is situated about a half an hour away from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Because it is so near the downtown areas of these cities, visitors will be able to fully immerse themselves in the fascinating history of the local area during their stay. In fact, there are plenty of historic walking tours and museums just waiting to be discovered. With this rich history and the scenic surroundings, couples will be able to experience an unforgettable wedding onboard one of the river boats in this “best destination small town.”
Facilities and Capacity
Regardless of the season, couples will be able to climb onboard one of the St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. river boats with their loved ones and experience a romantic ceremony and reception. There are six different charter boats available to choose from depending on your wedding size and style. All of the boats feature enclosed and climate-controlled levels with a patio viewing deck. The Avalon, which can accommodate up to 675 guests, is not only the largest boat in the fleet, but also the largest paddlewheel boat in the entire Midwest. This spacious boat features two bars and two buffet areas which are perfect for entertaining. The Majestic Star, which can accommodate up to 300 guests, has a relaxing first level lounge. On the other levels, couples will find a dining deck, bar and dance floor, and a viewing deck. The Empress, which can accommodate up to 225 guests, features a charming Victorian style for couples who are interested in more of a historic backdrop for their wedding. Both the Showboat (Andiamo) and the Jubilee II can accommodate up to 150 guests. For more intimate weddings, there is the Anastasia. This paddlewheel is ideal for wedding parties with under 75 guests. Regardless of your wedding style, you will easily be able to decorate and host your dream wedding onboard your selected boat.
To ensure you will have everything you need for your riverboat wedding, the team from St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. will provide you with tables, chairs, china, flatware, glassware, and linens. In addition to helping plan your wedding, the team can also assist with set up and clean up to make your day as stress-free as possible. The team is more than happy to offer entertainment referrals as well as provide you with a dance floor.
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Celebrate your marriage with a scrumtuous brunch buffet & boat ride down the scenic St. Croix River!
Choose between an 11:30am-2:30pm cruise or 12:00pm-3:00pm cruise. Inclusive rate of $37.00 per person includes 3-hour boat ride, a meal, the taxes & port fee, and the comapny service charge. Gratuity is not included in any billing.
Extras: Linens, linen napkins, ceremony set-up, any type of host bar.
Boat choice is Stillwater River Boats' and 50 person minimum required for Brunch Celebration.
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St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at St. Croix Boat & Packet Co.?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At St. Croix Boat & Packet Co., what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
At St. Croix Boat & Packet Co., what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
What are the most important characteristics of St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. in terms of venue type, style and location?
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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