Prairie Event Center

Making Your Event Memorable!

Affordable receptions, meetings, or special events, the Prairie Event Center can turn your dream into reality.


   Layout offers unlinited uses featuring a 7,200 square-foot room

   A built-in stage with sound and video systems

   One full-service bar and two portable bars

   Attached hotel with swimming pool




The Prairie Event Center contracts out its bar services to PARKER'S LAST STOP in Parkers Prairie. All events planning on having any sort of alcoholic beverages need to go through PARKER'S LAST STOP. Please contact Nate or Toni at 320-808-1276. A $500.00 Security Deposit will be required for events where alcohol is served and will be given back to the event host the week after the event, permitting that there is no damage to Event Center facility or equipment, no incidents of underage drinking, and no outside alcohol brought into the facility during the event, event set-up, or event clean-up. Guests requesting and/or consuming alcoholic beverages must be able to provide a valid ID upon request. Bracelets or ink stamp may be used to verify age after initial ID check. If guests provide minors with alcoholic beverages, that guest and minor must leave the premises immediately. Failure to do so will result in the suspension of beverage service and no refunds will be made. Alcoholic beverages must stay within the Prairie Event Center. No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed on the Prairie Event Center’s property. Management reserves the right to keep the deposit if there is any damage to the property or equipment during events, or if there are instances of policy violation.
Caterers must be licensed by the State of Minnesota and be on file with the Prairie Event Center. The kitchen is licensed to the Senior Meals program and may be used as a staging area ONLY for LICENSED caterers. Food must be privately prepared off site and served at the Prairie Event Center. The Permit Holder assumes all responsibility for clean-up and removal of dirty dishes. The dish room is not available for private use. A certified food handler must be on site during the entire meal service.
Linen: White tablecloths and black napkins are available. Linens need to be ordered at least three weeks prior to the event.
Prairie Event Center provides dining room attendant service upon request or included in all inclusive packages. Attendants will help serve the meal and dessert to the head table, parent, and grandparent table only. Attendants are not responsible for keeping snack and candy tables stocked. Attendant are not responsible for placing late night sandwiches or food on tables towards the end of the evening.
Audio System, Projector and Screen (Paulson & combined room only) An audio system, projector and screen are available. The screen is mounted at the back of the stage and the projector has a USB connection located in the Paulson room only. Prairie Event Center also has a portable projector and screen, this option requires a laptop. Prairie Event Center does not supply CD(s), DVD(s), Jump Drives, or laptop. Client is responsible for arranging time to test CD(s) or DVD(s) prior to the day of the event if using Prairie Event Center equipment. ONLY Event Center staff members may make adjustments to the in-house audio/video equipment.
Decorations must be approved by Management. Ceiling and wall hooks are provided. No decorations may be taped, tacked, stapled, etc. to any surface. Votive and tea lights in stable glass containers are allowed. Candles, tapers, open flames and similar devices are not permitted. Confetti, tinsel, potpourri, colored petals, rice or birdseed are not allowed. Ceiling decorations may be installed only by Creations. Space may also be booked for decorating at the four hour room charge at the time of reservation to guarantee rental. The Prairie Event Center is not responsible for decorations. Decorations must be removed the night of the event, by 12:00 am.

Prairie Event Center

201 West Main Street, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361

Making Your Event Memorable!

Making Your Event Memorable! Affordable receptions, meetings, or special events, the Prairie Event Center can turn your dream into reality. Call today, 320-808-1276, to set up a personal tour and meeting.