Mayo Civic Center hosts conventions and events in downtown Rochester MN

So You’re Planning the Office Holiday Party

So You’re Planning the Office Holiday Party It’s Fall. Everyone you know is sitting around drinking pumpkin spice lattes, trying to decide what they’re going to be for Halloween. But not you. No, you have been put in charge of planning the office holiday party and, as such, you know that now is not…

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Planning a BIG Wedding

Planning a BIG Wedding Large weddings come with special challenges that require a little extra planning and flexibility, but they’re well worth the effort. Denae Brennan of southeast Minnesota-based denae brennan weddings and events has been at the helm of weddings ranging from intimate, 15-person…

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Hot Trends & Tips for Wedding Flowers

Hot Trends & Tips for Wedding Flowers Wedding and engagement season is upon us and, as always, we welcome the flurry of activity it brings to our venue. With all the bridal parties and planners we work with this time of year, we know that every couple is on the lookout for new and unique ways to…

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Live Music or DJ?

Live Music or DJ? Whether it’s a wedding, a Quinceanera or a big office bash, the question of whether to hire a band or a DJ for your event springs eternal. And for good reason! At big celebrations, music is a major factor in creating the ambiance of the event and enhancing the general enjoyment of…

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Popular Quinceanera Themes & Decor

Popular Quinceanera Themes & Decor As a high-capacity downtown venue with close proximity to several of the area’s best hotels, restaurants and attractions, the Mayo Civic Center is a top choice for milestone celebrations like Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s and Quinceaneras. Over the years, I’ve had the…

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