Meeting Space Rental

Rent Wilder Center's conference auditorium and meeting rooms for your community event in Saint Paul, MN


Elevate Your Events at Wilder Center

Wilder Center offers small-to-large capacity conference auditorium and meeting room rentals for your nonprofit, government agency or corporate event and is conveniently located between downtown Saint Paul and Minneapolis. 

Event spaces are available for rent on weekdays and weekends during the following hours: 

  • Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Have your next outdoor event in Wilder Center's backyard

Wilder Center opens to event attendees at 7:30 a.m. Event rentals can start at 6:30 a.m. for set up. Wilder Center is not open to the public on weekends; a $250 security fee applies to any weekend booking.

Book now for fall 2024!

For questions and reservations, contact John Zimmerman, Wilder Center Event Manager: 
651-280-2402 | 




Rental Rates & User Guide

Meetings spaces are available for rent on both the first and second floor of Wilder Center. Room charges are billed hourly (with a four-hour minimum for auditorium spaces). We offer discounted rates for nonprofit/government agency rentals.

Meeting Space Capacity at Wilder Center

Wilder's hybrid, video conference-enabled meeting spaces redefine connectivity, allowing you to engage with a diverse audience regardless of their location.

Types of Event & Meeting Spaces for Rent at Wilder Center

Amenities Included with Meeting Spaces

Say hello to stress-free event planning

Wilder's event staff take care of every detail from space set up to tear down, ensuring your focus remains on your message and building valued connections.

Wilder Center Main Auditorium
Wilder Center Main Reception Lobby
Wilder Center Main Reception Area
Rent a meeting room at the Wilder Center for your next event
Wilder Center Rondo Dining Room
Wilder Center's main auditorium is perfect for large capacity conferences.
Wilder Center Backyard Labyrinth
Have your next outdoor event in Wilder Center's backyard
  • Parking in our free off-street, five-floor parking ramp
  • Technical assistance with audio and visual setup from Wilder staff
  • Commercial kitchen for licensed caterers to use for staging and food preparation (includes water and ice dispensers)
  • Reliable Wi-Fi access
  • Restrooms conveniently located near all event spaces
  • Accessible, elevator and stairs available

Please note:

  • Alcohol allowed with approval (call for details)
  • Bring your own linens (table covers, chair covers, napkins and other linens not included)

Request a Space for Your Next Meeting, Conference or Event

Please complete the form below to request a meeting space at Wilder Center and click "submit" at the end.

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