Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

225 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401 USA
+1 612-375-1700

Plan Your Socially Distanced Wedding Today

The perfect venue for your perfect day. Our unique, historic venue and our professional and creative staff will help you execute a socially distanced wedding in our 71,124 square feet of spacious and flexible event spaces.

  • 23

    Event rooms

  • 6,607 sq m

    Total event space

  • 2,400

    Capacity largest space

  • 12

    Maximum breakout rooms

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Get Ready For Your Big Day


About this venue

  • Over 70,000 square feet of unique event space, 335 guestrooms and 600 parking spaces on-site.

  • Event spaces featuring classic, modern and eclectic design.

  • The Historic Depot Pavilion is the perfect setting for gala events and fundraisers.

  • Our expert on-site staff can assist in planning every aspect of your wedding or other social event.

  • Lighting, decor and technical support staff will help to make your event unique.

  • Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis' Historic Mill District.

Plan an inspired event

Attendee Booking Tools

We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage your event with ease

Keep Your Event in Hand.

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Floor plans

Capacity chart

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  • Hiawatha Ballroom
  • 25.6x12.5x4.6
  • 320
  • 300
  • 200
  • 90
  • 60
  • 250
  • 210
  • Hiawatha Patio
  • 29x5.2x0
  • 150
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  • 120
  • 100
  • Hiawatha Foyer
  • 25.6x5.2x4.3
  • 133
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  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 120
  •  
  • Soo Line
  • 9.1x8.2x4.6
  • 75
  • 50
  • 32
  • 30
  • 24
  • 60
  • 50
  • Soo Line Patio
  • 12.2x11.6x0
  • 141
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  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 60
  •  
  • Rock Island
  • 14x8.8x4.6
  • 124
  • 119
  • 63
  • 38
  • 45
  • 110
  • 90
  • Mill City
  • 7.9x7.6x4.6
  • 60
  • 35
  • 20
  • 20
  • 12
  • 26
  • 26
  • A. J. Earling
  • 9.8x6.1x5.8
  • 59
  • 50
  • 30
  • 30
  • 21
  • 50
  • 40
  • W. J. Quinn
  • 8.5x6.1x5.5
  • 52
  • 44
  • 24
  • 24
  • 16
  • 30
  • 30
  • Alexander Mitchell
  • 6.4x4.6x5.8
  • 29
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  •  
  • 10
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Winter Garden
  • 25.6x9.4x4.3
  • 242
  • 300
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 200
  • Depot Pavilion
  • 68.9x27.4x9.1
  • 1,889
  • 2400
  • 1200
  •  
  •  
  • 2000
  • 1520
  • Pavilion Foyer
  • 26.2x7.3x4.3
  • 192
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  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 160
  • Zephyr
  • 11.6x18.3x9.1
  • 212
  • 196
  • 132
  • 48
  • 60
  • 200
  • 180
  • Southern Pacific
  • 11.3x18.3x9.1
  • 206
  • 196
  • 132
  • 48
  • 60
  • 200
  • 180
  • Great Northern
  • 33.8x19.8x9.1
  • 670
  • 756
  • 528
  • 96
  • 120
  • 690
  • 600
  • Great Northern Prefunction
  • 33.8x7x0
  • 237
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  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 200
  • Luce Line
  • 10.7x8.2x4.6
  • 88
  • 70
  • 48
  • 28
  • 32
  • 80
  • 60
  • Empire Builder
  • 4.9x8.2x4.6
  • 40
  • 30
  • 24
  • 18
  •  
  • 40
  • 20
  • The Conservatory
  • 11.9x28.7x9.1
  • 341
  • 368
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 350
  • 340
  • Charles Frost
  • 13.7x8.8x5.8
  • 121
  • 140
  • 75
  • 42
  • 30
  • 125
  • 90
  • Great Hall
  • 17.1x25.3x10.1
  • 432
  • 450
  • 280
  • 102
  • 81
  • 450
  • 350
  • The Shed
  • 29.3x27.1x9.1
  • 794
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  •  
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  • 800
  • 640

Room setup examples

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Services and facilities

Catering

Coffee Break Lunch Afternoon Break Reception Dinner

Speciality services

Speciality lighting services available
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