Located on charming Main Street New Prague, Minnesota, Weddings at the Broz offers a beautiful setting for all kinds of celebrations. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and couples can become part of its history by hosting their special occasion at the Broz.
Facilities and Capacity
While historic, the Broz has been completely restored to highlight original details and is updated with modern amenities to give couples and their guests an unforgettable experience. Some of the venue’s favorable features include the ballroom space for up to 300 guests, the various indoor and outdoor areas for beautiful ceremonies and cocktail hours, and the original prohibition era bar. There is also a bridal suite and groom’s room for couples to use while getting ready, and there is a hospitality room for families to enjoy. Original tin ceilings, beams, and stained glass are featured throughout the space, while new features include a modern commercial kitchen and a large patio made of reclaimed bricks framed by two wrought-iron staircases.
The Broz offers several accommodations for couples to take advantage of while hosting their romantic affair in the unique venue. From in-house catering and bar service to setup and cleanup, they take care of it all. Whether an engagement party, a bridal shower, a rehearsal dinner, a ceremony, a reception, or even an elopement, the former hotel offers all-inclusive packages for couples to choose from, exclusive use of the event space, and use of the bridal and groom’s suite for getting ready in the morning. Couples also receive assistance in event planning, ensuring the grand occasion is seamlessly planned and executed from start to finish. Other accommodations provided include:
The venue uses three local caterers: Apples 2 Apples, Distinctive Catering & Events, and This Little Piggy Catering, all providing different styles of catering and cuisine. From cocktail receptions and hors-d'oeuvres to stations and buffets, they can cater to couples’ needs and desires. Couples can also arrange for plated or family-style meals. Other catering services include:
Built in 1898 by the bohemian immigrant Wenceslaus S. Broz, the venue was designed by famous architect Cass Gilbert, who is well known for designing the Minnesota state capitol building. Its first role was a hotel, featuring 17 guest rooms, a dining room, a billiard hall, and the latest modern conveniences of the period, including hot and cold running water, bath and toilet facilities, steam heating, and gas lightings. It was considered to be among the finest hotel in the state. The building is most recently known as Schumacher’s, which operated from 1974 until 2005. It was often a destination for those looking to enjoy a four-star European dining experience. Since 2005, the facility has changed owners several times, all being passionately focused on restoring the hotel to its original beauty.
Located in the heart of New Prague, Weddings at the Broz is surrounded by local gems. For guests wanting to venture out of town, the Mall of America is only 36 miles away, and there is plenty to do in the Twin Cities, 47 miles from the venue. Nice hotels can be found nearby within 20 miles, and the Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is about 41 miles away.
16 Reviews for Weddings at The Broz
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Shelby Pankratz · Married on 10/10/2020
So incredibly beautiful & unique
We booked our 10-10-2020 wedding at The Broz before we were even engaged, we just knew it was the perfect location! We were married outside, had the cocktail hour both inside and on the patio and the dinner was in the ballroom indoors, party continued in the brick room. Everything about this place is absolutely breathtaking and stunning. The amount of history and love felt here makes it very special. There’s SO many places for outstanding photo opportunities we didn’t know where to start! The staircase inside and the staircases outside, the balcony, the ramp, the bar — it’s all so so cool. We are so thankful for The Broz / Abri’tin team for allowing us to continue with our dream wedding in the covid era, it was the best party!!! We would highly recommend to anyone who wants a unique and quality space. [PHOTOS BY VOWHOUSE]Sent on 10/25/2020
Hanna Knutson · Married on 09/20/2020
Amazing and perfect day even with last-minute changes!
Our September 20, 2020 wedding was PERFECT! Due to COVID restrictions, we switched venues to The Broz last minute. With less than 3 months to plan, The staff at The Broz helped make our big day seamless. The outdoor ceremony was beautiful and it was so nice to have dinner and dancing in separate spots. The whole venue is picturesque and all of our guests kept commenting on how beautiful The Broz is! The bridal suite and groomsmen room were perfect to get ready in and it helped to have everything in 1 location. I cannot recommend The Broz enough!Sent on 11/09/2020
Robyn Kegley · Married on 06/10/2020
Best Day Ever
The Broz is an absolutely breathtaking venue in downtown New Prague. Jackie, the venue coordinator, went out of her way to make sure that everything ran smoothly.
We would also recommend the fajita bar through this little piggy catering. We got so many compliments about the food, and the space.Sent on 11/10/2019
Weddings at The Broz's reply:Thank you Robyn! Your wedding was so amazing and we loved working with you and Luke to make it special!
What an amazing space! If you see it in person, you'll instantly fall in love with it.
The Broz is a gorgeous venue with tons of cool spaces to create a super unique event. There are so many beautiful spaces for photos - you won't have to go off-site to get great photo backdrops indoors and outdoors. It is the perfect balance of historic charm and clean, modern style so it doesn't feel stuffy. We love working at the Broz!
This venue is unique and delightful, with plenty of space to accommodate your guests, incredible built in features like a large bar and chandeliers, a front desk, and a fireplace in the women's bathroom. Your guests will feel so well taken care of in this space!