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.
  • The professional in-house culinary team will prepare delectable menus that feature fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and a full-service bar will keep your guests well-hydrated and ready to dance.


PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $3,500/event and up
  • Charter minimums start at $3,500, and include boat rental, food, and bar services.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $20–48/person
Additional Info
  • An 18% food service charge is additional.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 80 100
Cocktails, etc. Standing 250 250
Reception Seated 176 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 160.

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 settings available:

  • 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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