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About Mississippi Gardens


  • Mississippi Gardens


    Mississippi Gardens is located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River only 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis We are part of the National Park Service area and expand over 4.98 acres of beautiful land. Our building is one level 11,000 square foot building with a 2,706 square foot deck that suspends 24 feet high with beautiful panoramic views of the bluffs and the Mississippi River.

  • Ballroom


    The Ballroom is 5,062 square feet with ceiling heights of 12 feet. It features gorgeous wood beams ceilings, with an abundance of lighting and beautiful chandeliers. We can seat 300-330 guests for a plated meal at round tables of 10. Large 6.5 x 4 feet mirrors fill the inside of the ballroom as beautiful decorative pieces.

  • Windows


    Our 8-foot tall scenic windows line the outer wall of our property, giving breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and bluffs. All the windows are 8 to 10 feet wide, giving ceiling to floor views. Just wait for the fall season, when the leaves change colors. It is truly going to be a remarkable site!

  • Lounge


    Our lounge is a 1700 square foot warm and welcoming pre-function area. You can use this multi-functional space for your guest book, table assignments, gift table, photo booth, bar and so much more. The area is very versatile. Talk with our general manager Cathy about all of the possibilities for this space. Located on the wall is an original antique mirror that once occupied the former “Riverland Supper Club" in 1980, that once stood on the property.

  • Deck Area


    We have a large deck leading out to our outdoor space. The deck is a great spot for an outdoor ceremony, with excess chairs leading into the grass. The deck can also be used as space during cocktail hour, which can include an outdoor mobile bar, and tall or short cocktail tables. The deck is adorned with beautiful flowers, and string lights giving a romantic atmosphere. Our sound system extends to the outside deck, letting your DJ and music be heard by guests who are outside.

  • Outside Space


    Our outside space consists of over 4.98 acres of spectacular land leading down to the Mississippi River. Beautiful baked granite walking paths lead down to the river flats to provide river access. This is a great spot for wedding photos or a large area to hold ceremonies. We can accommodate up to 500 people at our outside ceremony location. Large trees line our property providing privacy from the street. We will also have a small flower garden located near our deck.

  • Baked Granite Staircase


    We can't imagine a better spot for a bride's grand entrance. Our outdoor space showcases a baked granite staircase that leads down to a beautiful outdoor ceremony space along the Mississippi River. Not only a grand entrance for the bride and bridal party, but also a great spot to take bridal party photos.

  • Brides Room


    Mississippi Gardens provides a beautiful 360 square foot Bride’s Room complete with a personal bathroom plus extravagant vanity space and mirrors. This is the perfect place for you and your bridesmaids to get ready for your big day! Our brides room comes complete with a combination to lock the room, allowing those you want to enter and protecting your belongings at the same time. Access to the room begins at noon the day of your wedding and can be used until midnight when the venue closes.

  • Grooms Room


    Our Groom’s Room is a 200 square foot room that will allow the groom and his groomsman an area to prep for the big day. This is also a multipurpose room that can be used during the week as another office and client meeting space. This is also a great area for coat racks as the weather changes. This room has a locked combination as well, allowing possessions (or even gifts) to be stored safely.

  • Kitchen


    On-site is a grand 1,980 square foot kitchen utilized by our partner, Minta’hoe Catering and Events. Every meal will be finalized on-site and served by Mintahoe’s professional waitstaff. A back service door allows vendors to enter for set up and for you to use, as well, for anything you need to drop off in advance.

  • Parking


    We provide free parking and access to a contract valet service if desired. We have a wonderful new paved parking lot, directly across the street from our event site. The parking lot includes security cameras, and a nice crosswalk that guides you safely across West River Road. We also allow overnight parking. If necessary guests may leave their vehicles overnight and may return the next day to retrieve it. Our parking lot can accommodate approximately 180 vehicles.

Partnered with Mintáhoe Catering & Events