Your request is not final approval for use of this space. Instructions will be sent to your self-entered email address with an application describing your next steps.

You can request to reserve this room by using the online system. Select your desired date and time. A confirmation email of a successful request will be sent to the requestor. Your request must include time for setup and cleanup. You are responsible for returning the room to original condition. All children must be accompanied by an adult & supervised at all times.

Food and/or beverages may be enjoyed in this room. The Capitol Complex contract food service provider may be reached at 651-224-3004, or you may use a caterer of your choice if your event is held during regular building hours. Delivery arrangements will be the responsibility of the reservation holder. An adjoining catering kitchen provides ample counter space

HOURS- Year round building hours (excluding holidays) are:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Events may be held during the following time slots, please contact us for after-hours requests
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
the hours 5-11:00 PM are considered after-hours and fees apply

Saturday between 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
the hours 8-10:00 AM and 3-4:00 PM are considered after-hours and fees apply

Sunday between 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
the hours 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM are considered after-hours and fees apply

Events held before or after regular building hours are considered After-Hours Events, additional information is required to ensure Capitol Building access and security. Fees will be applied for this service. Access will be denied if the additional information is not provided. This information will be requested once you submit your reservation.

Please Note: After-Hours Event are not confirmed until fees are received by this agency and a signed contract is in place.

After-Hour Events that include food and/or beverages must use our contract vendor. For arrangements, contact the Taher Chef Manager at 651-224-3004. Event holder is responsible for all arrangements, including costs incurred with catering. Room must be restored to the original condition at the end of event.

  • The historic Governor's Dining Room is restored and it's beautiful.
  • Small meetings, gatherings, and groups of up to 18 will enjoy this space with the option of including catered food and beverages.
  • An adjoining catering kitchen with ample counter space is available.

18 People

Seating for 18 at the dining table. An adjacent room for preparation and serving is conveniently located next to the dining room.

This lovely dining room is located in the basement of the Capitol on tunnel level, near the Rathskeller.