Swiftel Center is a wedding venue in Brookings, South Dakota. The center is a gathering space for cultural, recreational, and educational events. It is 30,000 square feet of space and features banquet rooms, in-house catering and more. The Swiftel Center is owned by the City of Brookings. The center won the International Association of Venue Managers, Venue Excellence Award in 2015.
Facilities and Capacity
The Swiftel Center has a variety of spaces to host all your wedding events. The Arena is a large space with concrete floors. It has permanent and retractable seating for more than 5,000 people. It can accommodate banquet style seating for 2,500 guests. It features four locker rooms and dressing room areas that can be used a preparation areas for the bridal parties. The Concourse is 4,000 square feet of space and features 20 foot ceilings and a glass walkway. The space can accommodate 100 to 400 guests depending on seating style. The County Meeting Rooms are a combined 4,600 square feet of space that can be divided into smaller spaces. The room has quality AV equipment, tiled floors and can accommodate up to 400 guests. The Daktronics Conference Center is a flexible space that can be customized to fit your needs. The center is 6,800 square feet of carpeted space that can be divided into small areas. The conference center features 15 foot ceilings, a portable dance floor and AV equipment. The center can accommodate up to 600 guests.
Swiftel Center can host your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. Their trained and experienced event coordinators work with you to make your vision a reality. They guide you through the process of choosing a venue and planning a customized menu. Their services include event planning, set up and clean up, event rentals, lighting and sound, and in-house catering. They finalize your selection of room setup, linens, napkin color, and menu choices. Their catering team customizes your menu to your taste and accommodate different dietary needs like gluten-free, vegetarian, lactose-free, and more. Their catering services include buffet and plated style dinner, dessert, cake, servers, cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres and tastings. They have a range of event items including aisle markers, chairs, drapery, tables, chairs, napkins, dance floor, lighting and more. The Swiftel Center offers on-site camping amenities and is a close drive to hotels, restaurants, shops, entertainment and more.
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Kelly · Married on 09/15/2012
I had my reception at the Swiftel Center in Brookings and they did a really good job to make sure I was happy and to make sure all the guests were happy they were awesome! Plus I had a lot of compliments on the food!!Sent on 10/30/2012
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The Swiftel Center is a 5 Star facility with top notch staff. Very friendly, professional, and courteous! I have been performing for events at the Swiftel ever since they opened and the place looks great every time.
As a wedding planner in Brookings, SD, I know I can always confidently recommend the Swiftel Center as a reception venue. The staff is flexible, is creative with solutions, serves fantastic food options, and has the BEST customer service and attention to detail. The Swiftel Center has plenty of parking, is a great location near hotels in Brookings, and is one of the largest venues in Brookings. I highly recommend the Swiftel Center for your wedding or event!