Events by Empire Entertainment can take care of all your event and holiday party needs. We represent The Pourhouse, The Fountain Room, The Garden Room, The Exchange and Alibi at The Exchange. All are conveniently located in the heart of downtown and housed within the historic Lumber Exchange Building.

Our expert staff will work with you to coordinate all of your needs from décor to food to entertainment.

With our abundance of different themed spaces available for private events, we can accommodate groups of 25 up to 900 for happy hour parties and cocktail receptions or sit down coursed dinners.

Whether for a fun bachelor/bachelorette party, casual company happy hour or large corporate event, The Pourhouse Minneapolis invites groups of 10 -1000 to join us. Our 12,000 sq. ft Prohibition themed venue has several unique areas with hidden passage ways, 25 ft. HD projection screen, 50 TVs and 5 different bars.

The Fountain Room with its 9-story atrium and skylight, exposed brick and beautiful 4 pool fountain is ideal for elegant cocktail events and formal dinners. The space will accommodate up to 200 for a seated dinner, and 350 for a cocktail reception.

Perfect for smaller gatherings and meetings, The Garden Room can accommodate up to 80 for a seated dinner, 125 for a reception-style event, and between 50–75 for a meeting.  This space is often used in conjunction with The Pourhouse and The Fountain Room for meetings and then happy hour and/or dinner.

The Pourhouse Luxury Party Bus is the premiere party bus in the Twin Cities. We invite you to see how we stack up against the competition. We cater to all your transportation needs. Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate Events, Bachelorette / Bachelor Parties, and much more. You name it, we do it! Get your own VIP entrance to The Pourhouse. Featuring state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and video systems with room for 2500 — it's the perfect place for your event.

The Exchange is where the party happens. This gorgeous 7200 sq. ft. space has 2 full bars, dance floor, built in Step and Repeat…not to mention the first Funktion-One EVO sound system in North America. We can absolutely book this along with Alibi at The Exchange for one AMAZING 10,000 sq. ft.

Alibi at The Exchange is a contemporary cocktail lounge with thoughtful and original cocktails, featuring an organic juice program and many local spirits.