At Rochester Event Center we offer the largest ballroom in Southeast Minnesota with more than 13,000 square feet of customizable space. Grand or small, every event is tailored to meet your specific need. Our comfortable ballrooms and easy accessibility of free surface lot parking make for an ideal location for all types of conventions, meetings, seminars and event.

All corporate functions include

  • Temperature Controlled Rooms
  • Adjustable Lighting
  • In Speaker System for Maximum Clarity
  • Classroom Style Tables or Theatre Style Set-Up
  • Staging, Screens and Podiums for Presentations
  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access
  • Separate Ballrooms for Dining


Audio Visual

The Rochester Event Center partners with Audiovisual Logic to provide you with outstanding options for customized audiovisual equipment and services. The package includes delivery and set up of LCD projector, screen, DVD/VCR player, or we can connect the screens for your personal laptop. We will work with you to accommodate all of your audiovisual needs. Our goal if for you to have a worry-free day!



  • 800 people banquet style
  • 450 people classroom
  • 1,050 people theatre
  • 80 Trade Show Booths

We provide a no-distraction atmosphere so that you can get the most from your meeting in a professional environment that is designed with one purpose in mind, productivity. Along with our professional staff and service, we have access to the best in the industry partners for flowers, linens, decor, music and all other unique requests. We take care of everything that you need.



Exceptional Cuisine

Our professional team of culinary experts can assist with menu designs that will showcase your ideas and personal tastes. Our creative presentations truly set us apart. Our food is prepared onsite in our state of the art kitchen and is guaranteed to be of the freshest and highest quality. To ensure the freshest possible options, we nurture and cultivate our own seasonal garden on sight ensuring delicious, locally grown herbs and produce.

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