Rochester International Event Center

7333 Airport View Drive South West, Rochester, MN
Max Capacity: 1,200 people
Welcome to Rochester Minnesota’s Finest Event Center, The Rochester International Event Center (RIEC). It is our goal to please our guests in every way possible and to provide you with the highest standard of customer service. The food provided by our talented and experienced staff is always homemade and fresh to order. With over 25 years of wedding and event catering experience, our seasoned professionals bring to your special occasion the confidence and skill acquired by catering thousands of successful events. Through RIEC’s affiliation with the internationally renowned Canadian Honker restaurant, we offer the quality and service that all of Southeastern Minnesota has grown to love. Our state of the art facility comfortably accommodates up to 850 people and our catering services are able to offer a wide variety of dishes. At RIEC, your special event is our focus and our only focus, with customer satisfaction as our number one goal. We have a fully functional kitchen and a staff specializing in Weddings and Corporate functions.
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Amenities
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 26,000
Serving the Rochester, MN Area
Capacity: 440  
$1,500-$6,000 /event
Located in the heart of downtown, the Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Hotel is only 8 miles from the Rochester International Airport (RST) and offers easy access to our most popular attractions through our climate-controlled pedestrian subway and skyway. Groups can be flexible with more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space at this downtown Rochester MN hotel, and are able to choose from seven meeting rooms designed for up to 400 attendees and guests. Enjoy the convenience of our onsite business center and private concierge floor, as well as wireless Internet, available throughout our meeting rooms and public areas. Our newly renovated, 3,723-square-foot Grand Ballroom is perfect for hosting your next grand affair. Rely on the polished proficiency of in-house catering experts and exceptional event menus at the Marriott Rochester, Minn. With certified wedding planners onsite, our skilled event planning staff is with you every step of the way. Guests will feel at home in any of our 203 spacious renovated guest rooms. Special rates are available for group blocks.
Serving the Rochester, MN Area
Capacity: 280  
$6-$130 /person
$500-$15,000 /event
Welcome to tradition - Experience The St. James The St. James experience | Luxury lodging and dining, set amid the iconic Mississippi river and majestic bluffs. Close to bright lights and big cities, yet truly a world away. The St. James history | The pillar of a hardworking, timelessly charming community. A place where authentic tradition blends with contemporary sophistication and genuinely enthusiastic customer service. The St. James stories | Endless as the river, they range from past presidents and riverboat captains to world-class ski jumpers, Mark Twain, Bob Dylan and a vaudevillian or two. But the best stories are those of romantic proposals made, family traditions honored and business relationships forged. For almost 150 years, the St. James has had a way of making history happen. Isn’t it time to tell your St. James story?
Serving the Rochester, MN Area
Capacity: 350  
$3,000-$8,000 /event
Celebrate your ceremony and reception with up to 350 of your closest friends and family members. Our University Hall stuns as an elegant downtown Rochester wedding venue. Flexible table arrangements and a portable dance floor allow you to design your perfect layout. Our in-house catering team offers a full range of packages, including accommodations for ethnic cuisines. Contact our talented Wedding Specialist about packages including bridal suites, centerpieces, discounted room blocks and more.
Serving the Rochester, MN Area
Capacity: 180  
$1,500-$8,000 /event
Event Center Our newly renovated event center has seating for up to 180 people. There is also a private event deck with seating and plenty of room to enjoy our breath taking views.
Serving the Rochester, MN Area
Capacity: 110
 
$850 /event
With the open floor plan and the atmosphere of an east coast art gallery, tables and chairs can be set up for whatever needs your event might have. Studio324 can host approximately 80 people for a sit down meal using round dinner tables or closer to 110 with a more informal cocktail set up. Instead of another boring business meeting in a typical conference or hotel room, consider the inspirational space of Studio324. A projector and sound system are also available for rent to keep the ideas flowing. The rental rate for the studio is $850 (Thu-Sat) or $650 (Sun-Wed) for up to six hours of time. More hours, tables, chairs and other items available for rent.