The Blaisdell is a classic event space in the heart of the Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion District in Minneapolis.

Located in the heart of the city, The Blaisdell conjures a Georgian Revival style complemented by a warm, elegant interior. Featuring a beautifully landscaped courtyard, traditional parlor, modern and endlessly customizable grand Ballroom, as well as private suite and lounge rooms, The Blaisdell is a versatile space for any event. 

At The Blaisdell, we focus on making each event a unique and custom-tailored experience for all our clients. The venue partners with the Twin Cities' best artisan vendors. Each vendor has been handpicked because of their distinct style and individualized approach to special events, making The Blaisdell a state of the art space where clients can write their own story. 


  • tables & chairs included
  • ceremony chairs
  • custom bar
  • LED lighting feature
  • parking
  • A/V - wifi access throughout the building, projectors (2), and sound system
  • coat check available at additional rate 
  • The Courtyard: front courtyard and lawn 
  • The Suite: private bathroom, vanity, sink, salon chair
  • The Lounge: lounge furniture, pool table, tv

Our spacious facility makes us a perfect fit for a variety of events such as:

  • Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
  • Galas
  • Fundraisers
  • Holiday Parties
  • Non-profits
  • Super Bowl Parties
  • Business Meetings
  • Corporate Event
  • Award Ceremony
  • Employee Appreciation
  • Retirement Party
  • Product Launch
  • Career Fairs
  • Hiring Day
  • Holiday Parties
  • Social Event
  • Graduation Parties
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bat mitzvah & Bar mitzvah
  • Quinceaneras
  • Anniversary celebrations
  • Family Reunion
  • Baby & Bridal showers
  • Class Reunion
  • Theme Parties
  • Banquets
  • Prom
  • Sorority  Formal
  • Trunk sales
  • Fashion shows
  • And much more..