Food & Beverage

The Mayo Civic Center is the exclusive provider of both our concessions and alcohol services. Our Hospitality Service division is made up of quality industry professionals, trained in providing the best possible service. Our business clients have found that using Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Services gives them the advantage of a quick response should their needs increase while they are here.

Please contact Mayo Civic Center Hospitality at 507-328-2172 or for more information.  

Another option is to choose from one of our Approved Caterers. When catering at the Mayo Civic Center, these caterers are required to collect a 15% service fee on the gross catering charges. This fee is paid to the Mayo Civic Center and is used to defray expenses for cleaning, electricity, ice, refrigeration, etc.

Please contact your Event Coordinator for more information.

Bar Service

All alcoholic beverages (wine, beer, champagne, liquor) must be provided by Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Services.

Link: Bar Prices or printable downloads: downloadable PDF 

Application to Possess and Consume Alcoholic Beverages in Mayo Park

According to Rochester City Ordinance 45B.17 (subd2) any activity scheduled in Mayo Park allowing the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages must first receive approval by the Rochester Board of Park Commissioners and issued a permit.  Please submit the linked application to: Donna Drews, Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904.

Please allow 30 days for approval.

printable download: downloadable PDF  


Because of soft drink contracts, all caterers are required to use   products.  Soft drinks include soda, energy drinks, and bottled water. The Mayo Civic Center caterer (507-328-2172) can provide a wide variety of concessions for your event.

Contact Information for Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Services

Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Services