Family Gatherings & Reunions

Invite your loved ones and make treasured memories with a family gathering or reunion at Watson Block, one of the best event venues in Minneapolis. Conveniently located in the heart of Minneapolis, our venue is the perfect place to welcome your family for a special event.

A Historic Venue with Plenty of Modern Charm

Watson Block is housed in one of Minneapolis’ beautiful historic buildings, which has been standing in the city’s Warehouse District for over a century. Constructed in the early 1900s, the Watson Block building was home to a fascinating variety of businesses and organizations over the decades, including the Phoenix Club, former Minnesota governor Joseph Burnquist, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and many more. After more than 115 years of witnessing Minneapolis history, the building has been lovingly restored and now serves as the home to Watson Block.
The charming brick and timber construction is beautifully balanced by contemporary elements, complemented by soaring ceilings and the stunning natural light provided by the venue’s large windows. Our modern-industrial aesthetic is a stylish backdrop to both casual and formal events, requiring next to no décor.

Easy Event Planning

When you’re planning a family reunion or celebration, the last thing you want is to be searching for reliable vendors to trust with the details of your special event. Watson Block Event provides a carefully curated list of vendor recommendations for all your needs in Minneapolis so that you can choose confidently from a selection of expertly-vetted vendors.
In addition to our partner vendors, our venue manager is also available to guide you through the planning process. From coordinating event details to being on-site on the day of your family event, the venue manager will ensure that your celebration goes off without a hitch.

Host Your Family’s Special Event at Watson Block

With space for up to 150 guests, Watson Block is the ideal Minneapolis event venue for families, both large and small. Your family will adore the historic charm and unique aesthetic of the venue, while our preferred vendors and Venue Manager will make planning your event simple and stress-free.
For more information about hosting your family reunion or family gathering at Watson Block, we invite you to inquire today.

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