Our 5 Favorite Event Venues in Minneapolis

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Planning an event comes with a host of important decisions, one of the most important being your venue. Choosing the right place will make it easy to plan other key elements of your event, from food to decor and invites to the guest list. If you are searching for a venue that has everything you could ever dream of, check out our five favorite event venues in Minneapolis.


Located in the North Loop, the Aria is known for both its charm and its modern design aesthetic. With gorgeous marble pillars, brick walls, and crystal chandeliers, your guests with being awestruck. Perfect for events with anywhere from 400-1000 guests, your party will be unforgettable at the ARIA.

2. FIVE Event Center

Built in the 1900s, the historic Minneapolis Fifth Precinct is home of FIVE Event Center. With multiple levels and an open floor plan – FIVE is the perfect backdrop for your next event. This historic building has been restored to be more modern while keeping its historic charm.

3. The Neu Neu

This historic and unique event venue located in the heart of the North Loop has three unique spaces for your next event! Located minutes from downtown Minneapolis, this venue is a former elevator factory! Brick walls and original timber beam ceiling creates a modern yet industrial atmosphere for your next event.

4. Machine Shop

The historic machinery shop has been carefully restored, keeping its historical architectural details intact, while adding in modern luxury! This private event space is located in the St. Anthony neighborhood of Minneapolis right near the Mississippi River!

5.Watson Block

Brilliant historical architecture is blended with the sophisticated decor at Watson Block. This venue is equipped to accommodate corporate events, social gatherings, wedding receptions & more! The unique space combines a historic aesthetic of brick & timber construction along with elegant contemporary finishes.

For a fantastic experience, check out one of the best event caterers in Minneapolis, Deco Catering. We offer a delicious menu, fantastic service, and the ability to serve anywhere from 30-1,500 guests! Here at Deco, we make our clients number one, and that is why they keep coming back for more. To book with us, give us a call or contact us via our form online today!