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Why Choose Padelford?

We specialize in the business of hosting memorable private events and have the experience to back it up. Look no further for your ideal event venue in Minnesota!

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Less Stress, More Fun

Let us handle all the details and help you de-stress. Our professional event managers will guide you through the entire planning process from start to finish and be on-site during your event.

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Custom Event Décor

Your event, your way. The décor possibilities are endless. Your event manager will help you coordinate any number of enhancements including flowers, centerpieces, and themed décor packages.

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Professional In-House Catering & Full-Service Bar

Padelford’s experienced chefs will prepare delectable courses with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Our friendly staff will run the full-service bar and ensure flawless execution of set up, serving, and clean up. China, silverware, tablecloths, and napkins are included at no additional cost with your catering order.

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Countless Entertainment Options

We’ve partnered with trusted vendors that supply a wide array of entertainment, from a live Dixieland show band or professional DJ, to a personalized photo booth.

Gorgeous Event Space for up to 600 Passengers

We have three unique vessels with layouts that offer enclosed, heated/air-conditioned decks for catered meals, open-air areas for optimal sightseeing, and the option to combine two vessels for large parties. Guest parking is always free.

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