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Reception & Wedding Venue
Rochester, MN

More than 500 receptions
Experience you can depend on

When you think


think Blue Moon Ballroom!


The Blue Moon Ballroom is the ONLY true ballroom in Olmsted County.


Contact Gretel or Fred

to schedule a tour:


Gretel: 507-990-2463


Fred: 507-358-3484

All-Inclusive Receptions

Occupant capacity is 250

Up to an 8 hour event ending by midnight

West Wing buffet or catering prep room

Chairs and tables for up to 250 guests plus cake, gift and buffet tables

Cordless microphone, Staging for head table, Handicap accessible

2,000 sq ft hardwood maple dance floor

Linen Table Covers for each table

Linen Table Skirting for the head table and cake table

Blue Moon staff set up of tables, chairs, table linens and skirting

Decorative reception arbor

Includes ambiance & decorative lighting

Consultation with Blue Moon "Event Coordinator"

On-site staff to assist during your event

Security if alcohol is served during your event

Blue Moon staff tear down and clean-up after event

Excellent air conditioning

Food Catering:

We don't have a catering license

This means you are in charge of your food budget,

and are free to arrange your own food service.


Professional DJ Services:

Rachel Sharp

Wedding & Event DJs


Moses Pecinovsky

Wedding & Event DJs

plus karaoke & photographer



Exclusive Bar Service:

Exclusive bar service only permitted through

"Tavern 22"

For bar service details contact Scott at:

507-254-1616 or

Recommended Photographers:

TJ's Photography

Moses Pecinovsky


Sunflower Photography

Shannon Norwood



To schedule a tour contact:


Gretel: 507-990-2463

Fred: 507-358-3484

Outdoor ceremonies
Exclusively Private Venue

When looking for a wedding-venue-rochester-mn you want a venue that is private. Your wedding is the only event taking place at our location which means you will have a completely private event. You'll never have to worry about outside noise, drunks from a nearby event crashing your party, competing with another party for the same space, or your guests hunting for parking in a maze of crowded parking lots.   The bar is completely private and caters only to you. 

Alcohol/Bar Service

The alcohol/bar service at the Blue Moon is permitted exclusively through "Tavern 22". They are very affordable, professional and reliable. For bar service details contact Scott at 507-254-1616 or


Linen Service

Linens that we include in the "all inclusive" package are table cloths for each table and skirting for the head table and cake table. Additional linens are available for rent through our venue.

Wedding Ceremony

In addition to being one of Rochester's best wedding reception venues, the Blue Moon can also operate as the ceremony site indoors in the ballroom itself or in our private and pleasant outdoor area.



Most decide to use our recommended Blue Moon DJ services. Our sound system is rich, clear, and well balanced. Plus, our fun-loving DJ's have continuous access to the internet which allows them to respond immediately to most song requests sent their way! 

Linens, chair covers, sashes, table runners available
Renters choice of color scheme
Setup & Tear Down

By choosing the Blue Moon Ballroom as your wedding reception venue in Rochester, MN, you don't have to worry about the set up and tear down on your special day. Our Blue Moon staff will do all the setting up of the tables and chairs with the table linens and table skirting on. We also do tear down and cleanup for you.



You can come in to decorate in the morning the day of your event, or sometimes even the night before if there is no other event booked at that time. No extra charge for your decorating time. Our Blue Moon Ballroom staff will be available throughout your event to set up, move, and tear down your reception. 

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We normally like to meet with you to understand your event & expectations, and to go over the options we offer.  Then in a short time we can figure out your rental fees.  Please set up a visit with us  and find out why the Blue Moon Ballroom is one of the most treasured wedding reception halls in Rochester, MN.


When you think 


think Blue Moon Ballroom!

Outdoor and indoor cereminies too


Our 5,000 square foot reception site ensures plenty of room for you and your guests. One of the more spacious wedding reception venues, the ballroom seats up to 250 people. In addition, the stage area is the perfect place for the head table.



Best of all, when considering wedding reception halls in Rochester, MN, you'll love the freedom associated with the Blue Moon Ballroom. You are free to bring in your own catering service without paying a catering fee to the Blue Moon Ballroom.  You are very much in control of your food budget and can save literally a few thousand dollars by choosing who you want for catering.  

DJ Service:

Music, Light System - Rich, full surround-sound

Includes dinner music and your reception for up to 6 hours.

 We’ll play your special songs at the right time and can take song requests from your guests. Additional DJ service time included in your ceremony fees.



Wedding Ceremony:

Includes rehearsal time, ceremony time, set-up & tear down,

staffing, planning, music, indoor and outdoor arbor, decorating options. Indoor or outdoor ceremonies.



To schedule a tour contact:


Gretel: 507-990-2463


Fred: 507-288-0556


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