Event & Building Rental

Rent the Guthrie Theater and stage a memorable event

If you’re looking for a unique venue rental, we have just the ticket. Conveniently positioned in the historic Riverfront District of Downtown Minneapolis, the Guthrie offers a vibrant mix of three theaters and dramatic event spaces with stunning views of the Mississippi River, the Downtown Minneapolis skyline and the surrounding neighborhood.

All private events at the Guthrie Theater are produced by Culinaire, our award-winning in-house restaurant and catering partner. Whether you're planning a corporate event, conference, wedding, cocktail party or formal dinner, our team will accommodate your needs with theatrical flair.

Located within three blocks of U.S. Bank Stadium, the Guthrie can be your headquarters for Super Bowl LII 2018! Host your Super Bowl party or corporate event in Minneapolis, Minnesota in style. Contact us to learn about opportunities.

Elizabeth Sherry


Dowling Studio, capacity 175 - 250

Dowling Studio seated dinner set up, capacity 175 - 250

Dowling Studio, capacity 175-250

Dowling Studio Pohlad Lobby, capacity 100 - 200

McGuire Proscenium Stage dinner set up, capacity 150 

McGuire Proscenium lobby dinner set up, capacity 70 - 125

Target Lounge, capacity 60-150

Endless Bridge, capacity 100-150

Endless Bridge, Jundt Terrace, capacity 75-100

Level Five Café, capacity 180

Theater spaces

The Wurtele Thrust Stage, a replica of the Guthrie’s original thrust stage, seats 1,100. Photo by Jim Gallop.

The McGuire Proscenium Stage, with design inspired by an opera house, seats 700. Photo by Roland Halbe.

The Dowling Studio, a flexible black box theater, seats 200. Photo by Roland Halbe.

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