The University Club and its sister property, the downtown Saint Paul Athletic Club, provide the perfect backdrop for the celebration of a lifetime. Here, weddings are both grand and intimate, enveloped in the historic opulence of swirling staircases, shimmering chandeliers, sweeping views, and ornate architectural detail. Envisioning an outdoor ceremony? They’ll host you at Lookout Park on Summit Avenue, adjacent to the University Club, where your guests will enjoy stunning views of downtown Saint Paul and the river valley. Next, enjoy your reception in the Grand Ballroom. As the Saint Paul Athletic Club's main dining room, the Grand Ballroom has been painstakingly restored to its original (1917) appearance. It features breathtaking detail, including an intricate ornamental plaster ceiling, dark marble walls, and two-story windows. Whether you host a small or large wedding, your guests will be wowed, and you'll be relaxed. Professional catering and event staff work closely with each couple to meticulously plan every detail, ensuring that nothing is overlooked. Enjoy personal touches that will make the memories of your big day last a lifetime.
Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by midnight.
The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $2,000 for a reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The fee for a ceremony is $500.
The average wedding cost at The University Club of Saint Paul is estimated at between $6,332 and $13,299 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Podium and/or stage|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|All food and beverage handled by venue|
|Food & beverage minimum|
|Catering provided by venue|
|Amplified music OK indoors only|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by midnight|