Padelford Riverboats Harriet Island • Saint Paul • MN 55107


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Imagine cruising the Mississippi against a sunset backdrop, yet all eyes are on you. That could be your wedding day on a sternwheeler riverboat, where the scenery keeps changing and the shared memories last forever.
  • Choose from several double decker boats and day or evening departure. The captain will make sure to steer you towards the best views, and their consultants can help you plan a posh or casual event for 60 to 500 guests.
  • Packages cover everything you'll need, including catering, bar services, and a dance floor. But if you want something extra, they can arrange for a band, DJ, photo booth, and more, so just let them know what you envision.


Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $400/event and up
  • The boat rental fee ranges $400–750/hour plus tax and port fee. A ½-hour boarding and 20-minute disembarking time is provided at no charge.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $25–35/person
Additional Info
  • An 18% food service charge is additional.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 120 150
Cocktails, etc. Standing 300 300
Reception Seated 220 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 220.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info







Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Access limited



Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • River
  • Ship / Yacht / Boat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Forest / Woods
  • Lake
  • Panoramic


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