Aria Est. 2012

105 North 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN, United States

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A one-of-a-kind venue that is historically significant and architecturally striking.
Aria is located in the North Loop, heart of the historic warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis. Aria features original brick walls, soaring ceilings, crystal chandeliers, curated art and sumptuous furniture.  
The Lowdown
Type
Historic Building
Loft / Warehouse Building
Views
Cityscape
River
Skyline
Street
Style
Cultural
Elegant
Glamorous
Industrial
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

A one-of-a-kind venue that is historically significant and architecturally striking, Aria is located in the North Loop, heart of the historic warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis. Aria features original brick walls, soaring ceilings, crystal chandeliers, curated art and sumptuous furniture.  
 
The building’s large capacity (400+ for a seated dinner and 1,000+ for a reception) and ability to function as both event venue and performance space makes Aria unlike any other destination in the Twin Cities.
 
Aria’s main room features four VIP balcony suites which offer unobstructed views of the room and stage and are fully dressed with lounge furniture, contemporary art, antiques and chandeliers, a singular place to perch in style while enjoying the festivities below.

Where old world elegance meets new world chic, Aria offers a singular experience within an historic context.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $40 to $150

Additional Charges

-Beverage minimum (which can be met with either cash or hosted bar)
-Tax and service charge will be applied to hosted bar
-Security

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
450
Buffet
450
Standing
1100
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2012
Curfew
2 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

1) The building is rumored to have been a speakeasy during prohibition.

2) Prior to being launched as Aria, Adele performed here.

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our spacious rooms with high ceilings, large crystal chandeliers, and rich patina exude a glamour and decadence that will inspire you and delight your guests. Our experienced staff will ensure you create a memory you will treasure forever.
Design:
Conveniently located near Downtown Minneapolis, Aria’s historic facility exudes a grandeur and a glamour reminiscent of a time gone by. With its stately portcullis, original brick walls, and cascading chandeliers, Aria offers a truly unparalleled site for photo shoots, social events, corporate functions, and weddings.
Standout Venue Features:

Located near Downtown Minneapolis in the heart of the Warehouse District, Aria is a one of a kind venue. With original brick walls, cavernous ceilings, crystal chandeliers, whimsical art work, and decadent furniture, Aria combines old world elegance with new world chic, the perfect backdrop for any event looking to…standout.

Extra Perks:
Included in the venue rental fee is enough furniture to accommodate 500 guests, as well as two mobile bars, bar staff and the services of our Event Manager. Also included in the rental fee is security and our private dressing rooms/bridal suite. 
Awards & Notables

•   BEST EVENT SPACE IN AMERICA Brides Magazine (2014 & 2015)

•   BEST INDOOR RECEPTION VENUE  Minnesota Bride Magazine (2014, 2015 & 2016)

•   BEST VENUE Minneapolis/St Paul Magazine (2013)

•   BEST EVENT SPACE  Minnesota Meetings & Events (2013 & 2014)

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