Distinctive Private Events
an event your guests will talk about for years to come
Padelford Riverboats are the ideal venue for company parties, meetings, school functions, graduations, and weddings! Contact us today to get the paddle-wheel rolling on your event.
The Minnesota Centennial Showboat and Event Center is the "summer" home to the University of Minnesota Department of Theater Arts and Dance. Each summer they put on 80 stage performances, but the Showboat is also available September through May for private rental. The Showboat boasts a spectacular 225-seat theater and two luxurious Victorian reception rooms. This unique floating Mississippi River palace is completely heated and air-conditioned for all Minnesota weather.
Maximum Capacity: 500
Maximum Indoor Dining: 100
Main and second decks are enclosed, heated and air-conditioned, with outdoor areas towards the bow on both levels.
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