Lumber Exchange Event Center 10 S 5th St • Minneapolis • MN 55402


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Located in a historic downtown landmark, this suite of event spaces provides a dazzling array of versatile backdrops for your celebration. The Romanesque Revival building, constructed in 1885 as the city's first skyscraper, features grand arches, sparkling chandeliers, vaulted ceilings, and marble floors.
  • The Fountain Room is a breathtaking nine-story atrium filled with natural light. It makes an absolutely stunning ceremony or reception location, with its massive exposed-brick waterfall feature, warm vintage lamp post lighting, and gleaming wood flooring.
  • Sawyers on 5th offers unique boho-industrial touches, like an original banker’s safe, exposed brick columns, and stunning original stone window sills, with massive floor-to-ceiling windows that frame views of the iconic Bob Dylan mural and the sparkling city skyline.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $75/person and up
  • All rentals include:

    • 12-hour venue rental (each venue includes a dedicated cocktail hour space)
    • Access to a bridal suite with sofas, illuminated vanities, and full-length mirrors, and a groom's suite with a pool table and putting green
    • Event manager, personal concierge, in-house chef, servers, and bartenders
    • A bar, tables, chairs, linens, glassware, dishes, and silverware
    • A wireless mic and surround sound
    • Complimentary food tasting for up to 6 guests


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1100 0
Reception Seated 360 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 250.

CEREMONY & EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: A venue buyout holds ceremony seating for 300, standing cocktails for 1,100, and reception seating for 610. The Fountain Room & River Room holds ceremony seating for 300, standing cocktails for 500, and reception seating for 360. Sawyers & Dylan's holds ceremony seating for 250, standing cocktails for 550, and reception seating for 250. Dylan's is also available for smaller capacities.

MEETING CAPACITY: Meeting spaces may hold up to 250, depending on seating arrangements.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Loft / Warehouse / Industrial
  • Restaurant
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Nightclub

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Panoramic


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Alternate Info: The Fountain Room