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Weddings and Events

Get married in a historic home with gorgeous grounds that are classy and romantic!

Your wedding experience at The Pillar Inn will create an elegant, unique, and relaxing atmosphere for you and your guests. Not only that, but the Pillar Inn's beautiful grounds are perfect for wedding photos! Let The Pillar Inn be your choice for an intimate wedding ceremony and/or reception.

The items below will help you determine the approximate cost of holding your wedding/reception/photoshoot at The Pillar Inn. We offer wedding packages but we want to work with you to make sure your day is special and unique, so please contact us for more details and information and ideas of how your day can be the perfect day at The Pillar Inn!

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walkway in the garden
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garden and water fountain
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gazebo
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gazebo with flowers in the front

RATES FOR WEDDINGS

Rates for weddings are $150 per hour, plus tax, for your intimate wedding ceremony. A minimum of 3-hours of rental is required. The hourly rate includes using the grounds for photos inside (first floor only), and outside. Decorations of white ribbon and tulle on the front porch are included (seasonal). Chair rental extra, if needed.

The ceremony can be held on the lawn of The Pillar Inn, or inside in front of our fireplace. The maximum number of people we can comfortably accommodate for an outdoor ceremony is approximately 50 people. Inside, the living room can comfortably seat approximately 30 people. 

PHOTO SESSION ONLY

Our gardens and gazebo, along with the beautiful historic home, make a memorable backdrop for your wedding day photos.

Outdoor photos only: $50 for 1-hour maximum
Indoor photos only: $50 for 1-hour maximum
Outdoor and indoor photos: $100 for 1-hour maximum
Please remove any items brought in to the house or the grounds. The use of the guest rooms is not allowed unless they are reserved in advance.

RECEPTION ONLY

Rates for receptions are $150 per hour, plus tax. A minimum of 3-hours of rental is required.

Maximum of 50 guests outdoors. Maximum of 30 guests indoors, and for a sit-down reception, (maximum 20 guests) guests will be seated in two or three rooms.

Your food must be catered in. The Pillar Inn will be happy to suggest caterers. Receptions that extend beyond 7 pm will require the rental of all 3 guest rooms at The Pillar Inn. A maximum of 2 people may stay in each of the 3 guest rooms. 

THE FINE PRINT

Custom decorating will be at an additional charge, as will the optional tent rental. The use of the guest rooms is not allowed unless they have been reserved in advance.

You will provide minister/justice of the peace, flowers, music, etc. See our wedding vendor list below for vendors that have worked with The Pillar Inn and bridal couples. If you need assistance with any of this, The Pillar Inn will be happy to assist you for a pre-arranged fee.

The Pillar Inn will be happy to work with you to create a custom package for your wedding day. Please contact us with your ideas and questions by calling 320-685-3828, or sending an email to thepillarinn@Hotmail.com. We encourage you to visit The Pillar Inn prior to booking your special event.

To reserve The Pillar Inn for a wedding/reception/photoshoot, a deposit of 1/2 the total amount is required, along with a signed contract stating the rules and details for your event, and is nonrefundable. Full payment for an event is required 60 days before the event. Cancellation of the event must occur at least 7 days before the scheduled date, or the total amount will be retained by The Pillar Inn. Prices are subject to change. All rates are subject to 6.875% Minnesota sales tax.

Events

The Pillar Inn is the perfect place to host a special event, meeting, or retreat. Plan your corporate events, family gatherings, bridal or baby showers, club meetings, etc. at our venue. We know each event is unique, so please don't hesitate to contact us with your ideas and questions at 320-685-3828, or email thepillarinn@Hotmail.com.

RATES

$50 per hour plus tax

HOLIDAYS (January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, and 31) flat fee of $200 additional plus tax

A minimum of 2-hour rental is required. Rental can start anytime after 8 am, but must be finished by 9 pm, unless prior arrangements are made. For gatherings of more than 20, guests may need to break into additional rooms, depending on seating requirements. Maximum of 40 guests.

If food will be offered at your event, an additional fee of $50 will apply for the use of our kitchen. Refrigerator space is limited. A cleanup fee of $75 will be charged in advance but will be refunded if all tables and floors are picked up, all garbage placed in garbage receptacles, decorations removed, and no damages incurred.

Events that last later than 9 pm require the rental of all 3 guest rooms. A maximum of 2 people may stay in each of our guest rooms.

To reserve The Pillar Inn for an event, a deposit of 1/2 the total amount is required, along with a signed contract that states the rules and details for your event, and is nonrefundable. Full payment is required 60 days before the event. Cancellation of an event must occur at least 7 days before the scheduled date, or the total amount will be retained by The Pillar Inn. Prices subject to change. All rates are subject to a 6.5% Minnesota sales tax.