Event & Building Rental

Stage a memorable event

Conveniently located 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 and Minneapolis skyline. All private events are produced by Culinaire, our award-winning in-house restaurant and catering partner. Stage an event your attendees will never forget at the Guthrie!

Contact us to learn more:

Luke Neibauer 


Types of events

Explore our capabilities below and take a virtual tour of our rental spaces.  

The Guthrie Theater staff offered professional service and care to us and our storytellers. Holding our event at the Guthrie added a considerable amount of excitement — everyone involved is still raving about the experience!

The Moth

We’ve received so many compliments from attendees about how wonderful the venue was and the delicious food. Everyone had a great time. Success!

Amanda, Weidner Apartment Homes

"Thank you for an amazing last night! Everyone had a great time at the Guthrie. The team was very hospitable to all the Rally employees.”

Rally Health

The Amber Box on Level Nine offers stunning views of downtown Minneapolis. Photo by Mark Vancleave.

Your guests will enjoy a unique view of the downtown Minneapolis from the Amber Box on Level Nine. Photo by Grady Photography.

With three distinctive stages for speaking programs and a variety of meeting spaces for breakout sessions, the Guthrie is perfectly suited for conferences for up to 2,000 guests. Photo by Culinaire.

The Dowling Studio is perfect for dinners, receptions and presentations. Photo by Culinaire.

Get an up close view of the historic Riverfront District and the Mississippi River on the Endless Bridge. Photo by Ivy & Ellis Photography.

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April 11 – May 31
A playful world premiere 

Learn more about Emma


Destiny of Desire

May 30 – July 11
A switched-at-birth comedy 

Learn more about Destiny of Desire



June 20 – August 23 
A musical masterpiece 

Learn more about Cabaret