Where are you located?
The Gale Mansion is conveniently located just south of downtown Minneapolis at the corner of 22nd Street East and Stevens Avenue South. For more details, see the Map & Directions.
When may I tour the mansion?
Tours are conducted by appointment only. Please call 612.870.1662 to schedule an appointment or use the Contact Form.
May I select an outside caterer?
No, the Gale Mansion provides all food for your event with the exception of wedding cakes and some favors. We do offer cutting cakes and various desserts. To learn more about catering options, look at the Menu.
May I bring my own alcohol?
No, the Gale Mansion’s liquor license requires that all alcohol must be provided by the Gale Mansion.
What are your food minimums?
All events Monday through Sunday, November-April: $2,500.
Friday events, May-October: $3,500.
Saturday events, May-October: $4,500.
Sunday events, May-October: $2,500.
Is there parking available?
Ample free on-street parking is available around the mansion. Most guests will be able to park within 1-2 blocks. We offer complimentary valet parking for weddings with more than 50 quests.
What is the capacity of the mansion?
The ballroom accommodates groups up to 190 people for a seated meal. The main floor of the mansion can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated meal. For a cocktail-style evening, both floors of the mansion combined can accommodate groups with up to 250 guests.
What is the required deposit to book a date?
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required to secure the date of your event. This deposit includes the mansion and/or ballroom rental fee, plus a damage deposit of $500. The damage deposit will be refunded or applied to your last bill if no damages are incurred.
Do you require a security officer?
We require a security officer for all events; the cost is $35/hour with a minimum of four hours. We will arrange an officer from 5 pm to the end of your event.