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Weddings with Padelford Riverboats

Creating Memories That Will Last A Lifetime

A Dockside Toast

Imagine cruising up the beautiful and scenic Mississippi River while the sun sets across the Minnesota sky and everyone you love enjoys the gentle breeze, great food and good conversation. For over four decades, Padelford Riverboats has helped couples start their own happily ever after in memorable fashion.

Authentic sternwheelers and affordable pricing creates weddings that are an ideal fit for the happy couple. Whether simple and elegant or posh and sophisticated, experienced consultants are ready to guide you through those big-day decisions. Embark on an event to remember and plan your wedding with Padelford Riverboats. We also have Rehersal Dinner packages available.

An Evening to Remember

Couples Choose Padelford For

  • Engagement Parties
  • Bridal Showers
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Post-Wedding Brunches
  • Weddings & Commitment Ceremonies
  • Receptions & Ceremonies
  • Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties
  • Anniversary Celebrations

Fast Facts

  • Our riverboats accommodate up to 600 guests
  • Vessels feature indoor & outdoor decks
  • 1/2 hour boarding & 20 minute disembarking included in all charters
Unique Place Settings
  • Cruises depart anytime of the day or evening
  • Padelford charter consultant are available for planning, set-up and always happy to answer any questions or concerns the couple may have before their big day.
  • White linens, china and flatware included with all catering
  • Dance floor, microphone available for all charters
  • Fully stocked cash bar on all charters, with hosted options available
  • Highest quality food from Padelford's own state-of-the-art catering kitchen
  • Free parking
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Speak with one of Padelford's professional charter consultants today



Call (651) 227-1100

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Jumbo Wedding Cupcakes
A Toast From The Second Deck
Dance The Night Away
Anson Northrup 2nd Deck Set For Dinner
Butler Service Available
Betsey Northrup 2nd Deck
Anson Northrup 2nd Deck Chapel Style
Getting Married On The Bow Of The Betsey Northrup
Jonathan Padelford Dancefloor


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