The Fountain Room

A grand event space with a soaring atrium over a large fountain located in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis in the Historic Lumber Exchange Building, The Fountain Room boasts old world elegance and charm combined with newly remodeled amenities.

Hidden Beauty

As you enter the dramatic brass Art Deco doors of the Historic Lumber Exchange Building off Hennepin Avenue, a grand marble staircase under a glamorous chandelier leads you up to The Fountain Room. Once inside look up to the sky through the atrium 9 floors above. The grand open space is an unexpected gem tucked in the historic building.


The Fountain Room is the ideal space for your wedding. We have carefully curated a list of partner vendors familiar with the space to bring in linens, décor, flowers and elegant draping and lighting to add to the elegant room.

Corporate Events & Parties

The Fountain Room is perfect for corporate events, large seated private dinners, charity galas and fundraisers, reunions and cocktail receptions. The old world charm is complimented by access to state of the art sound, lighting and video services. Our experienced and professional staff will cater to your every need with grand hospitality.

Make Your Reservation Today

Booking Info

We look forward to speaking with you to book your next event. The Fountain Room can seat up to 250, host standing receptions for up to 350, all with state of the art audio visual capabilities for any presentation need. For your next special occasion, reserve your date today with one of our Sales Managers.

Reserve With Us
  • Barb Culbertson, Wedding Specialist
  • Carli Schumacher, Event Sales Manager
  • Gen Fadden, Event Sales Manager
  • Sales office: 612.843.2575


  • Guests Loved it!

    I got great feedback from the guests–they all enjoyed the food and liked how it was spread out, and we had plenty of space. You were very accommodating and did a great job hosting. Thanks so much!

    Jessica G. / Division Director / IT Consuling Services at Robert Half Technology

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