During the COVID-19 pandemic, rental hours will operate under guidelines required by the Governor’s executive orders.
Current rental hours: Monday–Sunday, 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Traditional rental hours: Friday–Sunday, 7 a.m.–midnight; Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Address: 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118 (Driving directions)
Capacity: During the COVID-19 pandemic, room capacity will operate under guidelines required by the Governor’s executive orders.
- Current room capacity: 40 people or less. Starting Dec. 11, 2020 capacity will be reduced to 25 people or less in accordance with the Governor's executive orders.
- Traditional room capacity: 200 theater style (meeting); 160 dining (reception or sit-down meal).
Make your next event a memorable experience for you and your guests at the Dakota Lodge in Thompson County Park.
Just minutes from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis Dakota Lodge is a beautiful, natural setting for weddings, meetings, banquets, retreats or other special events.
Indoor facility use during COVID-19
We have modified our facility operations to meet new public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Protecting the health and safety of visitors and staff are of utmost importance. Review the Renting Indoor Facilities During COVID-19 Planning Guide.
To reserve this facility or other facilities, fill out the Rental Application and email to Parks Reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Caterer’s kitchen (includes a serving window to great room; full refrigerator, freezer and oven/stove; commercial coffee maker, ample stainless steel counter space; a caterer's entrance; and recycle, compost and trash area)
- AV equipment included (LCD ceiling mounted projector with HDMI & VGA compatibility, large screen, public address system with, CD , AM/FM radio capability, and MP3 and iPod adapter)
- Terrace with lake view
- Large stone gas fireplace (visible from atrium and great room)
- Permanent, Concrete Dance floor
- Flexible room set-up
- Air conditioned
- Outdoor ceremony locations
- WiFi access