Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Whim is a historic wedding venue exuding 1920s elegance and an industrial-chic vibe. Surrounded by an abundance of natural light and white painted brick, newlyweds will marvel at the breathtaking contemporary beauty of this event space. By its bright and airy design, an ethereal atmosphere permeates the banquet hall and enhances the general splendor of the big day.
Facilities and Capacity
Founded by a professional wedding planning company, The Whim is specially designed for weddings and is thoughtfully structured to create the perfect day. While beginning the day on-site, couples can enjoy the two getting-ready suites, fully equipped for a relaxing and luxurious morning. Moving into the stunning 14-foot ceiling height ballroom, newlyweds can decorate the space to their liking, transforming the blank canvas with florals, lighting, and decor. Couples are welcome to add their personal touches to the venue, opting for themes like garden paradise or a sophisticated black-tie gala. A selection of additional rooms is available, adjacent to the main ballroom, as ideal locations for photo booths and cocktail hours. An authentic-looking 1920s speakeasy lounge is a dreamy late-night snack setting, offering guests refreshments off the busy dance floor. Every corner of The Whim is stunning, providing seamless backdrops to photograph-worthy moments.
The Whim offers comprehensive venue rental packages and all-inclusive bar services for weddings. The wedding package includes tables, chairs, glassware, and valet parking, with event staff on hand to perform setup and cleanup. Newlyweds can enjoy cash or open bars for their reception, serving guests from a selection of house beers, wines, and premium liquors. Champagne toasts and wifi are also possible. Additionally, the venue operates a pet-friendly policy, catering to couples with pets.
Adjacent to The Whim, newlyweds and their guests can explore the many award-winning restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques populating the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. The area is a charming collection of historic and modern buildings, heavily influenced by European and American cultures. Renowned as a hub of activity, the district is home to many festivals and craft beer breweries, enticing guests to spend a weekend wandering around.
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The Whim frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Whim?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At The Whim, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
- Specialty Beer
- Specialty Wine
What are the most important characteristics of The Whim in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Whim for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does The Whim offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Whim offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Clean Up
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
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