Conveniently located just 40 minutes south of the Twin Cities area, Northfield offers the perfect blend of charm and sophistication with historic character, a scenic river and interesting attractions make it a destination location for your meeting or event. Northfield’s many meeting facilities, hotels and restaurants make it the ideal place for a conference, business retreat or wedding.
The Northfield CVB is always looking to bring more meeting and conventions to Northfield. Services are available to tour operators, show/event planners, even families looking to plan a weekend getaway!
If you or your business is involved with a club, civic organization, service group, committee, church, employee group, recreation or hobby that has regular meetings, Northfield would like to help you organize your next meeting or event.
Capacity 50 – Located in downtown Northfield, Minnesota, we proudly offer high quality, fresh, local, organic food and produce, and a variety of natural household products. You can shop with confidence, knowing that our products promote a just, healthy, sustainable community.
516 Water Street S | 507-650-0106 | justfood.coop
Capacity 30 – We prepare an authentic experience of Peking and Szechuan cuisine made to order with fresh ingredients everyday. Our restaurant philosophy is to give you the best value for your money, and to create a family dining environment.
107 E Fourth St | 507-645-7101 | mandaringardennorthfield.com
Capacity 55 – Celebrating the past while embracing the future, the Northfield Public Library’s historic Carnegie setting provides a welcoming public gathering place with up-to-date technology and resources for an education and arts-oriented community.
210 Washington St | 507-645-6606 | guides.mynpl.org
Capacity 32 – Perkins offers a tremendous variety of quality food items that are loved by just about everyone, young and old! We focus on offering a varied and flexible menu throughout the day, and always focus on providing our guests with a comfortable and welcoming experience.
1401 Riverview Dr | 507-645-4830 | perkinsrestaurants.com
Capacity 30 – From our pressed and seared Midwest beef to our Fresh Frozen Custard made from family farm fresh dairy – and everything else in between – there’s a lot to love about every Culver’s meal, handcrafted just for you. Get to know where your food comes from and you’ll understand why we wouldn’t have it any other way.
960 Hwy 3 S | 507-645-7700 | culvers.com
Capacity 2-200 – Invite up to 200 guests for a standing-room-only gathering, up to 175 guests for an auditorium-style seating gathering, or up to 100 guests with table seating. A presentation area and serving area can be incorporated. A “living room” and board-game room available for smaller gatherings or to expand the available space for the large-space gathering.
503 Division St S | 507-581-7410 | ruthsonstafford.com
Capacity 125 – Many a larger hotel would envy Archer House’s broad range of amenities, including a coffee shop & bakery, two full-service restaurants, and a riverside lounge with full bar, along with retail shops, workout room, and meeting and event spaces for up to 100 people.
212 Division St | 507-645-5661 | 800-247-2235 | archerhouse.com
Capacity 100 – Emmaus is a place where we can join with one another and travel the journey of life together. We believe all are loved by God and therefore welcome here. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about us and our ministries. But most of all we invite you to visit – we’d love to meet you!
712 Linden St N | 507-645-9480 | emmauschurch.org
Capacity 160-275 (various rooms) – Plan your next meeting or corporate event with ease. Our extensive range of amenities, services, and professional staff provide the peace of mind that makes your meeting as relaxing as it is productive.
316 Washington St | 507-663-1773 | thegrandnorthfield.com
Capacity 10-250 (various rooms) – Laura Baker Services Association is a superior provider of housing, educational and support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our mission is to respect the life choices and dreams of people with developmental disabilities and help them reach their goals.
211 Oak St | 507-645-8866 | laurabaker.org
Capacity 40-200 (various rooms) – If you are planning a banquet, company meeting or private party from 10 to 200, the clubhouse offers several options to fit your needs. Northfield Golf Club’s larger banquet space can hold up to 200 guests.
707 Prairie St | 507-645-4026 | northfieldgolfclub.com
Capacity 50-150 (various rooms) – Eugene H. Truax, Post 4393, is a non-profit Veterans organization that supports the community of Northfield through sponsorship of youth activities, families in need, local non-profit organizations, a veteran’s organizations. All profits through gambling are donated back into the community and to local veterans needs.
516 Division St S | 507-645-8546 | vfw4393.com
Capacity 180 – Nature’s beautiful achievements add splendor to your special day or important event. In our newly renovated banquet room you will find everything you need to plan an outstanding celebration. Willingers provides a memorable backdrop for a productive business event. With Willingers ambience, services and amenities it is often mistaken for a private club. The professional food & beverage staff can help customize a menu to fit your personal tastes and style. A great place to mix business with pleasure!
6797 Canby Tr | 952-652-8503 | willingersgc.com
Capacity 40-650 – Today it serves the community of Northfield and surrounding areas as a bar, restaurant, and banquet facility. The Northfield Ballroom is the proud host for dozens of weddings, birthdays, and other events throughout the year; as well as being a local favorite for lunch and the Minnesota staple: the Friday Night Fish Fry.
1055 MN-3 | 507-645-6110 | northfieldballroom.com
Up to 4,000 (various rooms) – Located on the west edge of town atop Manitou Heights, St. Olaf’s campus offers an impressive view of Northfield and the Cannon River Valley. St. Olaf presents musical recitals and concerts on a nearly daily basis, including the annual nationally televised St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
1520 St. Olaf Ave. | 507-786-2222 | stolaf.edu
Along the banks of the Cannon River, lies charming Northfield, Minnesota. See for yourself why Northfield was included on CountryLiving.com’s “50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America” list and named “Best Place To Retire” by Money Magazine!