An Award-Winning Minneapolis Meeting & Event Venue

FEBRUARY 27 WEDDING OPEN HOUSE: Come see University Hall set for a 100-person wedding. Enjoy cake and punch provided by D’Amico Catering. Free event but reservations are required.

Consistently rated 5 of 5 stars by event and meeting planners, the McNamara Alumni Center is a top Minneapolis venue for conferences, galas, holiday parties and wedding receptions. Located on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota, McNamara’s architecture is bold and beautiful, inspired by the Minnesota landscape of wood, water and copper. With ten unique meeting rooms, all on the first floor, McNamara offers event planners and attendees many conveniences, including tunnel connections to an adjacent 500-car parking ramp and the Graduate Hotel, quick highway access and award-winning D’Amico Catering onsite. We’re also just 2 Light Rail stops from downtown Minneapolis. In 2017, 750 meetings and special events were held here!

Our industry peers have awarded the McNamara Alumni Center with numerous accolades:

Wedding Open House

Explore our gorgeous Memorial Hall using this nifty 360 degree tour tool.