The Hennepin

Address: 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact Number: +1 612-455-9508

Their century-old building contains beautiful indoor spaces, a rooftop patio, and an outdoor terrace. It is ideal for weddings, corporate functions, social events, and conventions or seminars.

The Rooftop

  • Offers breathtaking views of the downtown Minneapolis skyline.
  • Your guests will be energized by the bustling city and open air. This space is perfect for cocktail hours, dancing, wedding ceremonies, you name it! The Rooftop is a great addition to any of our indoor event spaces.


        • Reception: 80
        • Seated: 80
        • Theater-style: 80
        • Square footage: 1,280

The Terrace

  • Perfect for cocktail hours, networking events, or family celebrations, this private space is a fun addition to any of our indoor event spaces.


        • Reception: 50
        • Seated: 48
        • Square footage: 1,032
Best event venues with outdoor space in Minneapolis, MN_Briggs Outdoors

Briggs Outdoors

Address: 27171 County Rd 9, Winona, MN 55987

Contact Number: +1 507-450-9902

Email: [email protected]

Birthdays, retirement parties, family reunions, music festivals—whatever the celebration, Briggs Outdoors is the perfect outdoor party venue for your next party or gathering! Just 25 minutes from Winona and 30 minutes from La Crosse in Cedar Valley, Briggs Outdoors has everything your outdoor event needs:

  • A large patio area and lawn with plenty of room for party tents, tables, lawn games, bonfires, and dancing under the stars.
  • An outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, right next to the event patio…because nothing beats fresh-made pizza, hot out of a 600° oven.
  • A sunny, rustic, three-bedroom farmhouse…the perfect base for organizing your outdoor party or event.
  • 560 acres of bluffs, meadows, and creek bottoms with more than 15 miles of trails to explore on nature hikes.
  • Tire swing, hayrides, bonfire, etc. (Please request in advance, except for the tire swing.)
    For larger events, party tents and portable toilets.
  • Event coordination assistance by Steve Briggs, your friendly host (he slings hot pizzas, too!).
  • Parking for more than 60 vehicles.
Best event venues with outdoor space in Minneapolis, MN_Nicollet Island Pavilion

Nicollet Island Pavilion

Address: 40 Power Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Contact Number: +1 612-253-0255

Email: [email protected]

Award-winning Nicollet Island Pavilion is a premier venue in Minneapolis, rich with charm and history. The exposed brick walls and tall industrial ceilings provide an open atmosphere with tons of character. Nestled on the Mississippi Riverbank, the Nicollet Island Pavilion has the best views in town of the Minneapolis bridges and skyline.

Built in 1893 as William Brothers Boiler Works, Nicollet Island Pavilion was acquired by the Minneapolis Park Board in 1976 and eventually restored to the beautiful event space you see today.

Perfect for a romantic wedding or a festive corporate gala, this customizable & flexible space allows you to bring your vision to life any way you would like!


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