20 Venues for Groups Large and Small!

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50 Tasty

• Japanese Sushi
• Caribbean Pirate Bar
• Swiss Fondue
• Irish Fare
• Traditional American
• Mexican Inspired
• Italian Wine Bar
• Authentic German
• 1950s Malt Shop
• English High Tea
• Fusion Bistro
• Greek/Mediterranean
• Sports Pub

Group Activity Ideas

• Culinary Classes
• Trolley History Tours
• Winery & Brewery Tours
• Segway Tours
• BierCycle Tours
• Nightlife & Live Music
• 5 Golf Courses
• Paddleboat River Excursions
• Guided Outdoor Adventures
(Kayak, Bike, Hike, Ski)
• Fitness Classes
• Festivals & Seasonal Events

Companies return
to our charming historic
river town because it offers incredible
scenery, warm hospitality,
unique attractions, award-
winning restaurants, and a
historic downtown Main Street.
Attendees enjoy distinct
meeting spaces, exquisite local
chefs, and amusing
one-of-a-kind experiences.

Stillwater is a leading Midwest meeting destination – close enough to the metro area to avoid expensive logistics and save time, yet far enough away to get creative ideas rolling. Ask about our annual familiarization tour – see what’s new and find out why your event will be a successful adventure! Next tour will be spring 2018, email to be added to the invite list. Visit our Groups or Things to Do webpages for activity ideas or download this list of 50 Group Experience Ideas. You may also find the weddings page helpful.

Stillwater Meeting Venues

Phone #
Max Capacity
Square Footage
Lodging Rooms
Audio Visual
Catering On-site
Downtown Location
Historic Site
Outdoor Patio
Parking - Free or at Cost
Restaurant/Bar On-site

Downtown Event Centers

Grand Banquet Hall 651.430.1234 380 4000 X X X X X
JX Event Venue 651.342.0176 500 seated, 720 standing 17,000 X X X X
Lowell Inn 651.439.1100 20-200 Banquet Hall 2838 sqft, Garden Room 1066 sqft, Matterhorn 1066 Sqft, , Mount Vernan 80sft 35 X X X X X X X
The Loft at Studio J 651.342.2416 250 seated/330 standing 6000 X X X
Water Street Inn 651.439.6000 300 Victoria’s Ballroom 84x36 3024 Sf, Ballroom A 31x36 1116sf, Ballroom B 31x36 1116 sf, Ballroom C 22x36 792 sf, River Foyer 79x15 1140, Green Room 22x72 1584, Red Room 22x36 792 sf, Safari Room 22x36 792 sf, Presidential Suite has a Conference Table 6-10 People 41 X X X X X X X

Brewery or Winery

Lift Bridge Brewery
1900 Tower Drive W (view map)

1-888-430-BEER ext 3. 150 Taproom 700 Sq ft, Brewing room event space 500 Sq ft (min) up to 2500 (max) with 1200 outdoor space (max and weather dependent) X
Maple Island Brewing
225 Main Street North (view map)

651.430.0044 40 seated, 200 whole rental Mezzanine: 700 sq ft Main taproom: 2100 sq ft X X X X X
Northern Vineyards
223 N. Main Street (view map)

651.430.1032 42 upstairs 400 sq ft space and deck with riverview X X X X
Saint Croix Vineyards – Tasting room avail. Feb-Dec.
6428 Manning Ave North (view map)

651-430-3310 X X

Other Unique Venues

Aamodts Apple Farm – Destination for group outing - apple farm, outdoor fall fun, Thor's cider tastings, and next door vineyard.
6428 Manning Ave (view map)

651.439.3127 X X
Arcola Mills – Historic milling community site on the St. Croix river 6 miles north of downtown.
12905 Arcola Trail North (view map)

651.439.1652 100 X X X
Camrose Hill Farm
14587 30th St. N. (view map)

651.351.9631 200 100 X
Cooks of Crocus Hill Kitchen – Team-building culinary experiences led by chefs inside the culinary boutique in a private kitchen setting. Can coordinate with Idea Pad across the street for more meeting space. 651.351.1144 25 28 ft x 20 ft/560 sqft (kitchen area), 13 ft x 20 ft/260sqft (dining area) X X X X
Design Ideation Studio – Located in the historic Grand Garage a venue for small group inspirational, educational and corporate events lead by on-site design visionaries.
324 S. Main St. (view map)

651.342.2245 12 seated, 16 social X X X X
Idea Pad Creative Meeting Loft
321 S. Main Street - Upstairs (view map)
651.398.3750 26 1600 X X X X
Just For Me Spa – St. Croix Room
110 S. Greeley St. (view map)

651.439.4662 53 3 houses X X X X
KC Hall
1910 S. Greeley Street (view map)

651-430-3274 225 2200 sq ft X X X X
422 E. Mulberry St. (view map)

651.430.2770 50 X X X
St. Croix River Boat Excursions
525 S. Main Street (view map)

651.430.1234 75-675, 500 seated Majestic Star - 4000sf, Paddlewheel Fleet: Showboat- 900sf, Jubilee II- 900sf, Empress- 1200sf, Avalon- 1800sf, Anastasia- 300sf X X X X X X
Stillwater Library Meeting Rooms & Rooftop 651.275.4338 300 Conference Room – 266 sq ft, Margaret Rivers A – 496 sq ft, Margaret Rivers B – 810 sq ft, Margaret Rivers A&B – 1300 sq ft, Johnson Terrace – 9530 sq ft, X X X X X
The Heights Hall & Club
5880 Omaha Ave. North (view map)

651.342.1249 350 4600 sq ft X X X
The Outing Lodge
11661 Myeron Rd N (view map)

651.439.9747 300 Main Floor Area (Ground Level) : 2638 sqft, Pub Area (Lower Level) : 1294 sqft, Library Area (Upper Level) : 1216 sqft, Patio Area (Outdoor Ground Level) : Up to 25 Acres! 8 X X X X
Washington County Historic Courthouse 651.275.7075 Ext. 1 200 Courtroom: 1,857 sq. ft. Register of Deeds Meeting Room: 260 sq. ft. North Lobby Meeting Room: 260 sq. ft. X X X X


8390 Lofton Avenue (view map)

651.439.7128 100 X X X X
Lion’s Tavern
324 Main St. S. (view map)

651.342.1900 45 X X X X X
317 S. Main Street (view map)

651.342.1502 50 X X X X X X
Reve’ Bistro & Bar
200 E. Chestnut St. (view map)

651.342.1594 20 in private room or whole restaurant
THE DOCK CAFE 651.430.3770 55 X X X X X
305 S. Water Street (view map)

651.439.5718 350 X X X X X X X
Wedge and Wheel
308 East Chestnut Street (view map)

651.342.1687 26 seated, 40 standing 500. Private events limited to Tu-W-Thurs after 6:30pm. X X X
132 Main St. S. (view map)

300 Standing X X X X

Golf Courses

11840 60th St. N. (view map)

651.439.7276 200 X X X
6667 Keats Ave N. (view map)

651.770.2301 200 X X X
1599 McKusick Rd (view map)

651.439.6981 175-400 X X X
1421 N 4th St. (view map)

651.439.7979 175 X X X X
11177 McKusick Road N (view map)

651.439.0212 50 X X
13600 N. Hudson Blvd. (view map)

651.436.GOLF 325 X X X

Bed & Breakfast Inns

Aurora Staples Inn
303 N. 4th St. (view map)

651.351.1187 40 5 X X X
The Rivertown Inn 651.430.2955 36 780 between three adjoining rooms 9 X X X X X

Hotel Small Meeting Rooms

13025 60th Street (view map)

651.275.0980 35 53 X
2000 Washington Ave. South (view map)

651.275.1401 40 225 58 X X


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Inspire your attendees by thinking differently when you plan your company’s next meeting. Choose a destination meeting town in a fresh, dynamic setting. Historic Stillwater, Minnesota has everything to host your ‘strictly business’ meeting or fun ‘executive retreat’.   Large or small groups can be accommodated with over 20 distinct venues and multiple lodging properties.
Are you a professional meeting or event planner? Join us for our Free Familiarization Tour – Email to be added to the invite list for the next annual tour.
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