Private Events

Have an event to remember at First Avenue, the Turf Club, Fine Line, or the Palace Theatre!

Our unique spaces paired with powerful audio/video systems will help you create a truly memorable experience. Information on each of our unique spaces is available below.

To plan your event or request information, please fill out our Event Request Form, or email events@first-avenue.com. Click here for information on weddings, elopements, and engagements.

Let us help you plan your:

  • Fundraisers
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party
  • Birthday Bash
  • Graduation Party
  • Anything you can dream up!
STS9 at First Avenue | Photo by Justin Sengly

First Avenue

First Avenue is Minneapolis’ historic nightclub, made famous by Prince’s Purple Rain, and listed by Rolling Stone as one of The Best Big Rooms in America (#3). Internationally recognized as a premier concert location, it offers a one-of-a-kind venue that just could be the perfect location for your private function.

First Avenue’s 22,000 square-foot downtown facility includes two levels, two rooms, a 1,000 square-foot dance floor, and the legendary Mainroom stage.

Mainroom

Capacity Updated capacity due to COVID-19 regulations. TBD per event.
Features Six fully stocked bars, 1,000 square-foot dance floor, 25′ projection screen, state of the art soundsystem, theatrical lighting set-up
Stage 27′ wide / 21′ deep / 5′ high / 13′ stage to ceiling

7th St Entry

Capacity Updated capacity due to COVID-19 regulations. TBD per event.
Features Separate entrance off 7th Street, fully stocked bar
Stage 10′ wide / 15′ deep / 2′ high / 8′ stage to ceiling

The Depot Tavern

Capacity Updated capacity due to COVID-19 regulations. TBD per event.
Features Full service bar and restaurant, adjacent to the 7th St. Entry
Stage No live music is available for this space.
Weyes Blood at the Turf Club | Photo by Darin Kamnetz

Fine Line

The historic Fine Line is in the heart of the Warehouse District in Downtown Minneapolis, located in The Consortium building, which was originally built in 1907.

The multi-level venue boasts a stage that features sightlines from both the downstairs main floor and the upstairs balcony.

Capacity Updated capacity due to COVID-19 regulations. TBD per event.
Features Fully stocked bar, main floor and balcony, projection screen
Phantogram at the Palace Theatre | Photo by Darin Kamnetz

Palace Theatre

Built in 1916, and newly re-opened in March of 2017, the Palace Theatre hosts a wide array of contemporary music, comedy, and other live entertinment. The room fills a gaping hole in the Twin Cities’ music venues with first-class sound and sightlines, and is co-managed by First Avenue and Chicago’s JAM Productions.

The Palace Theatre has a tiered, standing-room-only general admission floor, and a seated loge and balcony. A seating chart for the upper levels can be found here.

Capacity Updated capacity due to COVID-19 regulations. TBD per event.
Features Fully stocked bars on three levels (floor, loge, balcony)

Create a truly memorable experience.

To plan your event or request information, please fill out our Event Form.