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Private Events

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 boat planning process from start to finish.

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Customize Your Event Décor

Your event, your way. The décor possibilities are endless!

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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 work with a wide variety of vendors in the Twin Cities area.  Let our Event Managers help you come up with the perfect form of entertainment for your guests!

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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