Memorial Hall

With a reception capacity of 800 and dinner capacity of 500, Memorial Hall is our largest, most stunning event space ideal for galas, wedding receptions, holiday parties and large meetings. Voted Best High-Tech Venue by Unique Venues 2015, the McNamara Alumni Center is a favorite celebration venue and conference center of Minneapolis event planners. Our unique architecture helped earn a spot in the Top 50 Places to Get Married in the U.S. by Brides magazine!

Room Rental


Possible charges may be incurred for additional hours (for rental beyond 6 hours @ $200/hr) after hours (if the building would otherwise be closed, add $40/hour) and set-up (varies depending on the nature of your event).

  • 12,000 sq. feet
  • 24’ x 11’ stage with stairs
  • Podium and microphone
  • Built-in 10’ x 18’ screen
  • 18,000 lumen projector ($750)
  • Lapel microphone
  • Handheld wireless microphone
  • Direct TV
  • Computer connection
  • Internet
  • DVD player
  • Copper and wood walls
  • Windows
  • 150-ft. long water feature
  • Terrazzo floor
  • Lighting choices
  • 9’x5’ wooden display panels
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Background music
  • Phone
Capacities & Floorplans
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Theater seating
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Plated dining
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Buffet dining
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