Celebrate Your Love Aboard a Romantic Wedding Venue in Minnesota
Since 1969, Padelford Riverboats has helped couples start their happily ever after in style. Your wedding is an important day in your life, so why not choose a venue that’s as special as you are?
We are a full-service Minneapolis/St. Paul wedding venue, so we accommodate all types of wedding events such as engagement parties, bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions aboard our premier charters. You deserve the wedding of your dreams, and we’re here to make that a reality!
Why Choose Padelford?
We specialize in the business of hosting unforgettable weddings and have the experience to back it up. Trust us to handle all of the details, while you dance the night away!
Unique Wedding Venue on the Water
Enhance your big day with breathtaking views and romantic ambiance on a Padelford private charter cruise. See the natural marvels Minnesota has to offer as you sail on the Mississippi surrounded by your loved ones.
Less Stress, More Fun
Weddings 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, so you can enjoy your special day!
Custom Event Décor
Your wedding, your way. The décor possibilities are endless. Your event manager will help you coordinate with top-notch vendors in the Twin Cities to create the atmosphere you envision.
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.
Gorgeous Event Space for up to 500 Passengers
Have the wedding you envisioned without worrying about capacity. We offer three vessels with varying layouts to accommodate up to 500 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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