Elm Creek Chalet
A blend of modern and rustic, the Elm Creek Chalet is a warm and inviting facility for your event. The chalet features a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace built of timbers and fieldstone, a cathedral-style ceiling, and expansive windows overlooking Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Availability: April-October | Capacity (adjusted for COVID-19): 60 people
Reservations and Availability
Check the online calendar to see the Chalet's availability. Ready to reserve? Call us at 763.559.6700.
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- Fully-enclosed building (heated and air conditioned)
- Tables and indoor chairs
- Modern restrooms
- Large dressing room
- On-duty event assistant
- Sound system with built-in speakers, microphone, CD player and iPod hook-up
- Projection screen (must provide own projector), 2 flat screen TVs, and a DVD player
- Dance floor
- Kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, sink, dishwasher, microwave and caterer's entrance
- Patio with picnic tables
- Outdoor ceremony option
- Free onsite parking
Ceremony chairs are available to rent for $2/chair, plus tax.
Catering and Vendors
Three Rivers has partnered with a variety of local caterers that are committed to excellent customer service and exceptional value. See the approved caterer list.
For accommodations, transportation, florists and more, see our preferred vendors.
The Elm Creek Chalet is a zero-waste facility. Learn more about what that means.
Rates and Fees
Full-day (10 AM-midnight):
- Mondays-Thursdays: $850
- Fridays and Sundays: $1,500
- Saturdays and holidays: $1,800
Partial-day (8 AM-4 PM or 4-11 PM):
- Mondays-Thursdays: $600
- $400 damage deposit
- $240 security fee required for any reservation after 7 PM
Payment due in full at time of booking.
We had both our ceremony and reception at the chalet. It is a beautiful place at a wonderful value. What I loved best was that we had the chalet all day, from 10 AM to midnight. This gave plenty of time to set up and get ready, my bridesmaids and I were even able to get our hair done in their backroom. The staff there is amazing. Julie was very good about helping us decide layout and how things should go. The chalet is so beautiful very few decorations were needed.
Elm Creek is a beautiful site for a wedding. It was perfect for us because if it was sunny we had the beautiful patio to be married on, and if it was cold or raining we had an amazing stone fireplace as our back drop. We were lucky to have good weather and were married outside. All evening long I heard many wonderful compliments on the venue. The staff was very friendly and easy to work with.
We had our reception at Elm Creek Chalet and it was exactly what we wanted. The chalet staff was wonderful at all points of contact and incredibly helpful - even jumping in to help with decorating because they wanted to. Because of last-minute changes in my life I didn't have as much time as I'd hoped to prepare and the Elm Creek staff were beyond helpful. We got to enjoy this huge party we planned and that meant the world to us. We love the environmental-forward mission of Three Rivers Parks, too.
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