Day Block Event Center Minneapolis, Minnesota

Have the most important party of your life inside the preserved and historic Day Block Event Center along the Riverfront District in downtown Minneapolis. With capacities from 25 to 250, The Day Block building is the perfect setting for your intimate wedding ceremony, wedding reception, or both! Contact us for a personal tour.

The Day Block Event Center is just a short walk from Minneapolis landmarks like Gold Medal Park, The Guthrie Theatre, and the Stone Arch Bridge. There is both historic and new architecture along the Mississippi River which make exceptional sites for your wedding portraits. Inside the building, high ceilings, exposed brick, and wood floors make decorating easy and elegant.

Amenities & Features

Year Built: 1883 / Year Renovated: 2006
2007 Historic preservation award winner
50 ft Balcony overlooking the downtown Minneapolis skyline
High ceilings, wood floors, beautiful windows, exposed brick walls (View Gallery)
Rustic barrels of various sizes to use for props
No catering requirement (caterers must be approved by Day Block and licensed in Minneapolis)
Size of space(s) vary (see Floor Plan)
Rooftop access for photography with a view of downtown Minneapolis (View Gallery)
Free WiFi
Elevator access to the second floor Event Center
And more!

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Contact Info

1103 S Washington Ave • Minneapolis, MN • 55415

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 200 / 250

There is a possibility of other events happening at the same time as your event, depending on what you have booked and on which day. If your event is scheduled for a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, it will be the only event. If it is held Monday-Thursday and you did not rent out the entire floor, it is possible another event may be held in the other room.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 2

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Restaurant (Private Room), Ballroom, Loft, Historical Building, Bar/Lounge, Raw Space

On-Site Cuisine Options: American, Sunday Brunch, Use Your Own Caterer, Catering on site


Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 1,000

We rent out our venue by room or floor, with prices varying throughout the week. For more information, please visit our website at to view our evening, weekend, and day rates.

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Premium Liquor
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access