3022 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN
The Granada Theater is a historic venue inviting weddings to dance the night away in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Beneath its iconic facade, a recently renovated and thoroughly modern interior welcomes events of all shapes and sizes. An adaptable and spacious setting, this Minnesotan icon invites couples to add their own chapter to its storied pages. With cutting-edge audiovisual equipment surrounded by hallmarks of its past life, the theater masterfully blends the city’s past, future, and present The Granada is a landmark of uptown Minneapolis whose signature marquee once cast a warm glow over Hennepin avenue. The property’s history begins in the 1920s when, as one of the city’s earliest theaters, it hosted nightly showings of silent films. A century later, its new owners are re-opening the venue in early 2020 after a respectful restoration of its classic facade and a major refurbishment. Featuring a new bar, revamped interior, and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, the new Granada offers guests something new in a familiar package. Its Spanish-inspired aesthetic remains throughout, immediately transporting guests back to the roaring 20s. An air of glitz and glamor fills the roomy hall, which is lit by the star-like twinkle of innumerable overhead lights. The venue’s stage and tiered mezzanine are the perfect settings for a larger-than-life ceremony and reception. Upstairs The Uptown Lobby Bar offers a chic and cosmopolitan setting for a relaxed drink away from the bop of the dancefloor. Guests can expect a celebration in-keeping with the grandeur of this uptown gem. Offering ample event space, the theater can accommodate up to 250 seated guests or a whopping 600 if standing. The culinary team of The Uptown Lobby Bar includes some of the Minneapolis food scene’s hottest talents, and focuses high-quality dishes using fresh produce. The management has partnerships with some of the city’s best local businesses, including hotels for out-of-town guests. They can assist couples in planning their event and with the setup and cleanup of their big day. They are also able to provide furniture rentals including tables and chairs. The venue’s bar offering includes full-service, as well as signature cocktails for your event and house beers and wines.