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Meeting and Event Facilities - Suburban Metro

List information taken from the 2014 Black Book
Meeting space
Guest rooms/suites
Distance from airport
Afton House Inn and Afton Hudson Cruise Lines
3291 S St. Croix Tr.
Afton, MN 55001
Dan Jarvis (director of sales and marketing)
3,000 square feet in three spaces serves up to 300; three cruise boats also available; wireless Internet
Current Restaurant, banquet service
26 miles
BayView Event Center and Cruises
687 Excelsior Blvd.
Excelsior, MN 55331
Kerry Hollenback (Wedding and event coordinator)
Two-level event center with indoor and outdoor event space, six charter boats for groups of up to 150; wireless Internet
Bayside Grille Waterfront Restauarant, banquet service
24 miles
Best Western Kelly Inn
2705 N Annapolis Lane
Plymouth, MN 55441
Susan Miller (banquets and catering director)
211 theater seats, dining area can serve up to 200; wireless Internet
141/9; wireless Internet access
Catering by Green Mill Restaurant
24 miles
Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn
14201 Nicollet Ave. S
Burnsville, MN 55337
Barbara Spencer ( director of catering )
4,500 square feet, including up to five rooms and a ballroom for up to 300; wireless Internet
131/15; wireless Internet
Morgan's on Nicollet
15 miles
Canterbury Park Racetrack, Card Casino & Event Center
1100 S Canterbury Road
Shakopee, MN 55379
Mary Pat Monson (special events manager)
81,000 square feet can accommodate up to 5,000 inside and 35,000 outside; new event building serves up to 24,000; wireless Internet
Not provided
Many options at park, banquet service
21 miles
The Carlson Towers Rotunda & Amphitheatre
701 Carlson Pkwy.
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Dawn Crawford Dacut (director of events)
Event venue for up to 360, evenings and weekends only; optional use of outdoor amphitheater
Not provided
Catering by Bon Appetit Management Company
21 miles
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Halley Endersbe (event sales manager)
17,000 square feet can serve up to 300 in banquet area or up to 580 in theater; wireless Internet
Not provided
Banquet service
19 miles
Chateau at Medicine Lake
10715 S Shore Dr.
Medicine Lake, MN 55441
Julie Teran (sales consultant)
Space serves up to 230 seated; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Mináthoe Catering & Events
22 miles
Courtyard by Marriott Bloomington
7800 Bloomington Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55425
Kari Welp (director of sales)
2,800 square feet in six rooms, Lake Hiawatha room seats 50 at round tables, 75 theater-style; wireless Internet
203/6; wireless Internet
Jake's Restaurant & Bar, banquet service
4 miles
Crowne Plaza Bloomington
5401 Green Valley Dr.
Bloomington, MN 55437
Morgan Cook (director of sales)
3,981 square feet, including ballroom that seats up to 200 and four breakout rooms; wireless Internet
256/11; wireless Internet
North restaurant and lounge, banquet service
11 miles
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel and Conference Center
3131 Campus Dr.
Plymouth, MN 55441
Dale Krogman (director of sales and marketing)
38,000 square feet can serve up to 350, 40 meeting rooms; wireless Internet
Creekside and Europa restaurants, banquet service
22 miles
Dakota Lodge in Thompson County Park
1200 Stassen Lane
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Beth Baker (reservationist)
3,200 square feet accommodates up to 160 at round tables or 200 theater-style; indoor and outdoor spaces; wireless Internet
Not provided
Open catering
15 miles
DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington - Minneapolis South
7800 Normandale Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55439
Cathryn Giff (director of sales)
78,000 square feet can serve up to 2,800; wireless Internet
568/15; Internet access
Crescent Kitchen and Lounge, Daily Brew, banquet service
8 miles
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Michael Kottke (director of sales and marketing)
26,000 square feet can serve up to 900
297/31; high-speed Internet
Dover Restaurant & Bar, banquet service; glatt kosher kitchen
16 miles
Eagan Community Center
1501 Central Pkwy.
Eagan, MN 55121
Kelly Schmitt
Five meeting areas, including 5,300-square-foot banquet hall, four smaller meeting and boardrooms, and gymnasiums; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Classic Catering, Lancer Catering, and Green Mill
7 miles
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
763-569-6300, 800-524-0239
Mary Spah (director of sales)
45,000 square feet can serve up to 1,200; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Flik International
20 miles
Edinburgh USA
8700 Edinbrook Crossing
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Cheron Rubenstein (catering sales)
Lyndsey Szach
10,000 square feet can serve receptions of up to 400 and 350 for dinner; wireless Internet
Not provided
Girvan Grille
23 miles
Embassy Suites Bloomington
2800 American Blvd. W
Bloomington, MN 55431
Kari David (director of sales and marketing)
10,000 square feet; wireless Internet
218 suites
Chez Daniel, Corks Pub II, City Blend Coffee
4 miles
Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport
7901 34th Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55425
Kari David (director of sales and marketing)
12,000 square feet; wireless Internet
310 suites
Woolley's Prime Steakhouse, Corner Coffee Bar
1 mile
Golden Valley Golf and Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Tom Rubenstein (executive director, clubhouse operations)
10,000 square feet of banquet space; wireless Internet
Not provided
Banquet service
20 miles
Grand Palms Event Center
207 Chestnut St. N
Chaska, MN 55318
Brian Simmons
Seats up to 250
Not provided
Catering by Classic Catering
25 miles
Hampton Inn North Shoreview
1000 Gramsie Road
Shoreview, MN 55126
651-482-0402, 877-233-3194
Angie Winkel (director of catering)
Renee Howlett (sales manager)
Ballroom can serve up to 200 people, boardroom available
120; wireless Internet
Green Mill restaurant, banquet service
19 miles
Hazeltine National Golf Club
1900 Hazeltine Blvd.
Chaska, MN 55318
Jan Knudtson (catering sales manager)
Ruth Glaser (director of sales and marketing)
More than 9,000 square feet of meeting space, including board rooms for up to 20, meeting rooms for up to 70, and a contemporary ballroom for up to 450; wireless Internet
Not provided
On-site catering
Historic Concord Exchange
200 N Concord Exchange
St. Paul, MN 55075
Not provided
Not provided
Shannon Berczyk (Event coordinator)
Not provided
Not provided
Not provided
Not provided
Holiday Inn & Suites Maple Grove
11801 Fountains Way N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Elizabeth Feuerborn (director of sales)
Meeting room is 1,575 square feet and seats up to 110; board room is 270 square feet; wireless Internet
136 suites
Palazzo Restaurant and Lounge onsite; banquet service
25 miles
Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport
1201 W 94th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431
Julia Valley (director of sales)
4,000 square feet accommodates up to 175; wireless Internet
Green Mill restaurant, banquet service
6 miles
Lafayette Club
2800 Northview Road
Minnetonka Beach, MN 55361
Brenda Rogers (catering director)
Can serve up to 600; five smaller rooms hold up to 125, 60, 40, 32, and 20, respectively; wireless Internet
17; Internet access
Banquet service
25 miles
Lake Elmo Inn Event Center
3712 Layton Ave. N
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Chris Schiltz (owner and catering director)
Elaine Heggernes (event coordinator)
Cheryl Wortman (event coordinator)
4,000 square feet accommodates up to 300, can break down into four rooms; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Lake Elmo Inn
26 miles
Lake Waconia Event Center
8155 Paradise Lane
Waconia, MN 55387
Jeff Dull (general manager)
Cheron Rubenstein
Event space to serve up to 800 people; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Lancer Catering
31 miles
Lowell Inn
102 N 2nd St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Alex Rohas (general manager)
Banquet hall accommodates 220, three other meeting rooms serve up to 60; wireless Internet
35; wireless Internet
Restaurant, banquet service
35 miles
Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425
Jessica Kontz (group sales representative)
Meeting facilities to accommodate groups up to 750; wireless Internet
Not provided
Multiple catering options
3 miles
Maplewood Community Center
2100 White Bear Ave.
Maplewood, MN 55109
Christine Bernardy
5,000 square feet serves up to 350, including sheltered patio; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Dan Good Catering, Kanes Catering, and Vincenzo Catering
17 miles
Marriott Minneapolis West
9960 Wayzata Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Robbie Danko (area director of sales and marketing)
12,718 square feet, seating for 500, 10 breakout rooms; wireless Internet
Kip's Authentic Irish Pub, banquet service, kosher banquet kitchen
17 miles
Medina Entertainment Center
500 Hwy. 55
Medina, MN 55340
Missy Miller (director of catering and events)
28,000 square feet, banquet rooms serve up to 1,600; wireless Internet
Robert's Restaurant & Bar, banquet service
25 miles
Mendakota Country Club
2075 Mendakota Dr.
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Perry Johnson (director of catering)
Three rooms offer dining and meeting options for up to 450; wireless Internet
Not provided
Mendakota Grill and Dining Room, banquet service
5 miles
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr. N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
763-536-8300, 800-441-6422
Amy Lewis (Director of sales and marketing)
50,000 square feet can serve up to 1,200; wireless Internet
231 suites; wireless Internet
Wadsworth's Bar and Grill, banquet service
20 miles
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Dr.
Chaska, MN 55318
Two auditoriums, one serves 150 seated, 125 for receptions, second serves 300 for receptions, 375 in theater seating; fireplace room; four classrooms; wireless Internet
Not provided
The Arboretum restaurant; banquet service
24 miles
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Blvd.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Cheryl Tait (sales manager)
Bill Von Bank (director of sales and marketing)
Serve up to 60 in meeting space, reception, and dinner spaces for up to 300, or rent the entire zoo for several thousand guests; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Lancer Catering
14 miles
Mississippi Dunes Golf Links
10351 Grey Cloud Tr. S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Chad Ellis (special events coordinator)
9,000 square feet can serve up to 300
Doc's Landing Pub, banquet service
21 miles
Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center
7984 257th St. W
Farmington, MN 55024
Shelly Steinhoff (guest services director)
6,500 square feet can serve up to 150; wireless Internet
18 motel-style rooms, 4 dorm-style rooms
Banquet service
25 miles
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Melanie Wilen (account executive)
67,000 square feet, two ballrooms, various breakouts and 2,100 seat showroom; wireless Internet
600; wireless Internet
Seven restaurants and bars, banquet service
25 miles
Olympic Hills Golf Club
10625 Mount Curve Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Amy Walsh (catering director)
3,000 square feet can serve up to 250; wireless Internet
Not provided
Banquet service
14 miles
Outing Lodge at Pine Point
11661 Myeron Road N
Stillwater, MN 55082
Carlota Gohlike (owner)
Can serve up to 300; wireless Internet
Specializes in culinary outings, banquet service
37 miles
Paradise Charter Cruises
P.O. Box 563
Excelsior, MN 55331
Deanna Hallen (office manager)
Five boats that can accommodate groups of up to 145
Banquet and bar service
25 miles
Park Plaza Bloomington
4460 W 78th St. Cir.
Bloomington, MN 55435
MarAnn Perpich Japs
6,000 square feet of space, including 4,000-square-foot ballroom, can accommodate up to 400; wireless Internet
209/13; wireless Internet
Three Trees Restaurant, banquet service
7 miles
Plymouth Creek Center
14800 34th Ave. N
Plymouth, MN 55447
Angela Dehn (rental coordinator)
3,500-square-foot ballroom that accommodates up to 350 and offers views of the park, five meeting rooms, and a theater; wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Town & Country Caterers, Mintahoe Hospitality Group, and Medina Catering
24 miles
Prom Center
484 Inwood Ave. N
Oakdale, MN 55128
Paula Johnson
Tonielle Svee
Wendy Holly
Amy Carter (director of event design)
Carolina Lorenz
14,500 square feet includes ballroom that seats up to 800, conference room that holds up to 65, and lobby that holds up to 150; wireless Internet
Not provided
Banquet service
19 miles
Radisson Hotel Roseville
2540 N Cleveland Ave.
Roseville, MN 55113
Susan Sommervold (director of sales)
8,000 square feet can serve up to 420; wireless Internet
255/12; wireless Internet
Axel's Charhouse, banquet service
18 miles
Ramada Bloomington MSP Airport at the Mall
2300 American Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55425
David Anderson (director of sales and marketing)
32,000 square feet in 25 rooms can serve up to 1,200; wireless Internet
Boulevard Pub, banquet service
2 miles
Ridges at Sand Creek
21775 Ridges Dr.
Jordan, MN 55352
Julie Allar (food and beverage manager)
Ballroom and clubroom can serve up to 500; wireless Internet
Ridges at Sand Creek Grill, banquet service
35 miles
Riverwood Inn and Conference Center
10990 95th St. NE
Otsego, MN 55330
763-441-6833, 800-379-2647
Richard Lopez (General manager and VP of sales)
7,000 square feet can serve up to 350
60/15; wireless Internet
Banquet service
55 miles
Roseville Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Dr.
Roseville, MN 55113
Kevin Elm (program and banquet manager)
Banquet facilities for groups up to 300; wireless Internet
Not provided
Open catering
16 miles
Rush Creek Golf Club
7801 County Road 101
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Lisa Albers (sales manager)
More than 7,500 square feet can serve up to 325; wireless Internet
Not provided
Highlander Restaurant, banquet service
32 miles
St. Croix Boat and Packet Company
525 S Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Amy Estenson (business manager)
Can accommodate 25 to 675 on several boats; banquet hall has more than 10,000 square feet and can seat up to 380
Not provided
Catering by Grand Catering, daily lunch and dinner cruises
30 miles
Sheraton Bloomington
5601 W 78th St.
Bloomington, MN 55439
Melissa Leal (Sales manager)
15,000 square feet serves up to 400 reception-style; wireless Internet
271/11; wireless Internet
Colette Bar and Bistro, banquet service
10 miles
StoneRidge Golf Club
13600 N Hudson Blvd.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Nick Truskolaski (catering and sales manager)
Banquet facilities can accommodate up to 180; wireless Internet
Not provided
Danny's Bar & Grill, banquet service
26 miles
The Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel1
2200 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Silas Clayton (director of sales)
Seven meeting rooms, 10,000 square feet of space total; largest room seats up to 500; wireless Internet; numerous meeting amenitites
176; high-speed Internet
Lombard's Restaurant, banquet service
20 miles
The Westin Edina Galleria
3201 Galleria
Edina, MN 55435
Katie Blake (Director of group sales)
9,100 square feet of flexible meeting space, including 5,100-square-foot ballroom; wireless Internet
225/6; wireless Internet
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, banquet service
9 miles
Holiday Inn & Suites
8511 Hudson Blvd.
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Jen Tamte (assistant general manager)
Mo French (general manager)
7,000 square feet serves up to 170; wireless Internet
Machine Shed restaurant, banquet service
19 miles
Wirth Fireplace Room
1301 Theodore Wirth Pkwy.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Ellen Kosmoski (event coordinator)
Joe Green (event consultant)
Serves up to 170 seated, 150 for receptions, wireless Internet
Not provided
Catering by Prom Catering, Three Sons Kitchen, Cossetta Eventi, and Chowgirls Killer Catering
19 miles

1 Formerly Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North Hotel