Day Block Event Center Est. 2007

1103 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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A radiantly raw loft space with historical heart, the Day Block Building is a beaut.
Loft-like ceilings, exposed brick and wood floors make this a marvelous Minneapolis mainstay for memory-making.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Brewery
Historic Building
Loft / Warehouse Building
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Cityscape
River
Skyline
Street
Style
Classic
Contemporary
Industrial
Modern
Rustic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Product Launch
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

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, reception, or both!

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 include a 50ft balcony overlooking the downtown Minneapolis skyline, high ceilings, wood floors, beautiful windows, exposed brick walls, rooftop access for photography, free WiFi, elevator access to the second floor Event Center, and more!
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

- $500 Security Deposit is Required
- Credit Card Processing Fee
- $500 Catering Fee for Outside Catering Only
          *Day Block Event Center does not have a required catering fee minimum*

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
200
Buffet
200
Standing
250
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2007
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
The Day Block Event Center has an additional storage room, or "The North Room," available to use for storage.
There are many hotels located nearby, including Aloft Minneapolis and The Depot Renaissance Hotel.
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our property was originally built in 1883 and was later restored in 2006. The venue is a Historic Preservation Award Winner and features many charming, old-fashioned accents which give the space lots of character.
Design:
Upon entering the venue, guests will enjoy loft-style architecture, beautiful exposed brick, picturesque views through grand windows and charming antique-style design accents. The venue also features a full metal wall which is frequently used by guest to hang various decorations and momentos.
Standout Venue Features:
Guests who booked with the Day Block Event Center are required no minimum food and beverage costs and also are allowed to bring in their desired caterer. This is a great feature and provides for much flexibility and cost savings. The unique style and design elements of our venue will also make for a memorable, once in a lifetime backdrop to any event.
Extra Perks:
The Day Block Event Center includes many resources for you to use, including:
- Twenty 60" round tables
- Ten 48" round tables
- Ten 24" round cocktail tables
- Twenty+ 96" rectangular banquet tables
- Wood Bar 
- 250 chairs
- Decorative wine barrels of assorted sizes
- Free Wi-Fi

Along with our two available spaces for rent, the East Room and the South Room, you also have access to:
- 50' balcony overlooking downtown Minneapolis
- Roof access for photography
- 2 gender neutral bathrooms
Awards & Notables The Day Block building won the 2007 Historic Preservation Award
Celebration Locations
East Room:
Our Largest Space
- Max Capacity: 2100 Sq Ft
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
South Room:
- Max Capacity: 900 Sq Ft
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Entire Event Space:
The entire second floor of the Day Block building
- Max Capacity: 3700 Sq Ft, 250 Guests
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Day Block Brewing is located on level one of the venue, but is run completely separately. They brew their own beer and offer a variety of food, such as appetizers, pizza and sandwiches. Day Block Brewing is available for catering and their tap room can also be rented out for smaller scale events such as bachelor/bachelorette parties, showers and birthday parties.
Bars & Lounges:
Day Block Brewing is located on level one of the venue, but is run completely separately. They brew their own beer and offer a variety of food, such as appetizers, pizza and sandwiches. Day Block Brewing is available for catering and their tap room can also be rented out for smaller scale events such as bachelor/bachelorette parties, showers and birthday parties.

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