Mark Major Milestones on the Mississippi With a Unique Event Venue
Take proms, graduations, fundraisers, dances, and award dinners/banquets out of the gym and onto the river with Padelford Riverboats.
We are a full-service Minneapolis/St. Paul school event venue, with high-capacity vessels, delicious menu selections, a dance floor, and other necessities. For an unforgettable school outing, plan a customized celebration with us.
Why Choose Padelford?
We specialize in the business of hosting school events and have the experience to back it up. Trust us to handle all of the details, while you and your students have an enjoyable time together!
Exceptional School Event Venue on the Water
Enhance your celebration with breathtaking views and relaxing ambiance aboard a Padelford private charter cruise. See the natural marvels Minnesota has to offer as you sail on the Mississippi surrounded by friends.
Less Stress, More Fun
School events can require a lot of planning, but we’re here to help you de-stress. Our professional Event Managers will guide you through the entire planning process from start to finish.
Custom Event Décor
Have full customization when it comes to your school celebration. The décor possibilities are endless. Your Event Manager will help you coordinate with top-notch Twin Cities vendors to create the atmosphere you envision.
Professional In-House Catering
Padelford’s experienced chefs will prepare delectable courses with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Our friendly staff will 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.
Large Event Space for up to 500 Passengers
Have the celebration you envisioned without worrying about capacity. We offer three vessels with varying layouts to accommodate up to 600 passengers. Guest parking is always free.
Maximum Capacity: 250
Maximum Indoor Dining: 160
Maximum Capacity: 250
Maximum Indoor Dining: 142
Maximum Capacity: 140
Maximum Indoor Dining: 80
Anson & Betsey Northrup
Maximum Capacity: 500
Maximum Indoor Dining: 302
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