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Whether it’s a small, intimate gathering or a large milestone celebration, Rochester has the event venue to suit your needs. With a wide variety of spaces, ambiance, environments, and locations, you’ll find something perfect to set the tone of your special event! The Rochester MN Guide to Event Venues is here to help you save time finding the perfect spot.
Don’t forget to utilize our Rochester MN Guide to Birthday Parties & Celebrations to help you plan your celebration!
Rochester Event Center
As one of Minnesota’s largest and most experienced event centers and caterers, you can count on Rochester Event Center to provide you with the highest service, flawless attention to detail, and unforgettable delicious food experiences that will ensure the most memorable day for you and your guests. Our beautiful facility has plenty of free, front-door parking and features a Grand Ballroom, which accommodates up to 800 guests or can be divided in two, for separate events of up to 400 guests. We have a large, comfortable lobby area and a state-of-the-art 6,000-square-foot kitchen staffed by our full-time culinary team. Grand or small, every event is tailored to meet your specific needs. Visit us online or call (507) 529-0033 and let us work with you for your next event!
Bleu Duck Kitchen
An inviting and intimate venue with exposed brick and original hardwood floors set in one of the oldest remaining commercial buildings in Rochester, MN makes this space unique, warm, and welcoming. Bleu Duck’s event space can accommodate up to 80 guests celebrating a wedding or reception, cocktail hours, hosting a meeting, or giving a presentation. This space can be customizable for you and your event!
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Bearwood Event Barn
Located in the heart of the scenic Zumbro River Valley, Bearwood is a restored century-old barn with a brand new addition creating a unique event experience. We offer modern amenities while maintaining the rustic charm of a historic farm. We accommodate events of all kinds including weddings, birthdays, holiday parties, conferences, company meetings, retreats, and family reunions. In the country, yet less than 10 minutes from Rochester, we are a convenient and beautiful space for gatherings.
Enjoy your special day in the historic and elegant Plummer House. Wow your guests with the extensive outdoor features including eleven acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, formal gardens, bird trail, quarry, and water tower highlight the features of the park. This truly is a one of a kind location and historic part of Rochester.
Pond View Barn
Pond View Barn is a romantic, rustic wedding venue based near Rochester in Pine Island, Minnesota. With the beauty of nature everywhere you look–including 10 acres of wooded land and a pond–you’ll find a one-of-a-kind picturesque backdrop around every corner.
Pond View Barn has multiple charming indoor and outdoor event spaces available, and can host up to 250 guests. Booking only one wedding per weekend May through October, we can’t wait to meet you and hear about your dreams for your special day!
ROCHESTER MN AREA EVENT VENUES
Canterbury Farm and Event Center (coming in 2025)