First Avenue

FIRST AVENUE IS MINNEAPOLIS’ HISTORIC NIGHTCLUB, MADE FAMOUS BY PRINCE’S PURPLE RAIN, AND LISTED BY ROLLING STONE AS ONE OF “AMERICA’S BEST MUSIC VENUES”. INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AS PREMIER CONCERT LOCATION, IT OFFERS A ONE-OF-A-KIND VENUE THAT COULD BE THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR YOUR PRIVATE EVENTS.
FIRST AVENUE IS ONE OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING INDEPENDENTLY-OWNED AND OPERATED MUSIC VENUES IN THE UNITED STATES, AS WELL AS ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED. FIRST AVENUE’S 22,000 SQUARE-FOOT DOWNTOWN FACILITY INCLUDES TWO LEVELS, TWO ROOMS, A 1,000 SQUARE FOOT DANCE FLOOR, AND THE LEGENDARY MAINROOM STAGE.
FIRST AVENUE
VENUE AMENITIES

• IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN MINNEAPOLIS
• RICH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY
• ICONIC PHOTO OPS
• CONVENIENT PARKING OPTIONS
• ON-SITE EVENT COORDINATOR
• STATE-OF-TH E-ART LIGHTI NG & PA SYSTEMS
• SUPERIOR ACOUSTIC ROOM DESIGN
• ADJUSTABLE TRUSS FOR LIGHTI NG
• 1,000 SQ FT DANCE FLOOR
• LARGE BUI LT-I N STAGE
• 25 FT PROJECTOR SCREEN
• UPPER DECK FOR AMPLE VIEWING SPACE
• 2 COAT CHECK LOCATIONS
• 6 BAR LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT VENUE
• ADA COMPLIANT ON MAIN FLOOR

7TH ST ENTRY
VENUE AMENITIES

•  SEPARATE ENTRANCE FROM FIRST AVENUE
• ACCOMMODATES UP TO 250 GUESTS
• LARGE PERMAN ENT STAGE
• 1 BAR STATION
• 1 COAT CHECK
• ADA COMPLIANT

First Avenue Capacities

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Main Level Standing
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Seated Auditorium

Parking & Directions

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Address
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First Avenue
701 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Metered Street Parking
Paid Public Parking
There are meters on all surrounding streets on First Avenue Except on Hennepin Ave.
Hawthorne Municipal Parking Ramp
Paid Public Parking
Entrance is on N 9th St to enter the Parking Garage. Prices Vary.
Valet Service
Option Paid-Per-Event Service
We offer Valet Services and for you and your guests. If you are interested in this service please contact your event coordinator as this varies per event.
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