Minnesota Humanities Event Center

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Rentals included

Starting at $2,286 for 50 Guests

Starting at $2k for 50 Guests
Starting at $2k for 50 Guests


The Minnesota Humanities Event Center offers a variety of event spaces for you to host your wedding celebration. Whether you envision a small gathering of your closest family and friends, or a fabulous affair of up to 150 guests, The Minnesota Humanities Event Center can accommodate your special day. Say "I do," showered in natural light with a romantic ceremony in the Library. The Library, with its warm atmosphere and full windows, is perfect for an intimate ceremony, cocktail hour, or champagne receptions. The Library is equipped with a built-in screen, ceiling mounted LCD projector, and sound system — ideal for playing your photomontage. Larger groups can dine and dance in The Commons. With its arched ceiling and full windows, the Commons serves as a beautiful backdrop for an elegant reception. For couples interested in an overnight or weekend long celebration, the Event Center also has 15 beautifully furnished overnight rooms with private baths. Whatever you envision for your special day, your wedding dreams can come true at The Minnesota Humanities Event Center.

Amenities And Requirements


Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- BYO alcohol- Catering provided by venue- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Outdoor music must end by 10:00PM- Smoking outside only

Venue Location

987 Ivy Avenue East

Minnesota Humanities Event Center

987 Ivy Avenue East, MN