FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: is there parking on site and near by?

A: there is a parking lot that can fit 14 car which is reserved for clients hosting the event. Street parking is also available. With access to the green light rail getting to the venue is made even easier.

Q: what is the address?

A: 786 University Ave W Saint Paul MN 55104.

Q: how many guests does the venue accommodate?

A: we can accommodate 150 of your favorite guests.

Q: when will we have access to the venue the day of the event?

A: access to the venue is made available to clients from 12:30pm to 12am on weekends (fri-sun); for any additional hours it is $100 per hour on the day of the event.

Q: what is included in the venue rental fee?

A: set up of 72” round banquet tables, 72” rectangular banquet tables, black wood chiavari chairs, soft black cushions, sound system, projector, and security with on-site facilitator. A signed contract and non-refundable deposit of half the venue rental fee is due to secure your event date. The final payment is due 3 months prior to your event date.

Q: can we leave our personal possessions & decor overnight?

A: all décor and personal belongs must be brought in and taken out the same day as the event.

Q: who will set up the tables & chairs and decor?

A: the tables and chairs are set up by the venue personnel. Any décor brought in can be set up by the event planner if requested; for an additional fee.   

Q: can we bring in our own food? What caterers can we use?

A: any food prepared by anyone who does not have a MN licensed & insured kitchen is not permitted. We have a list of highly recommend vendors available we partner with, but you are welcome to use anyone who has a MN licensed & insured kitchen for an extra service fee.  

Q: can we bring in our own late-night apps?

A: no, but you can use anyone who has a MN licensed & insured kitchen.

Q: are table linens, plates, silverware, etc. provided?

A: they are available for clients to rent for the evening through our vendor.

Q: who handles the bar service?

A: the O’Ryan event center hosts all the liquor & drink services and bar staffing; through our vendor.

Q: how much does $500,000 in event insurance usually cost?

A: rates through your homeowner insurance can cost around $50.00.

Q: do you have a sound system and projector?

A: there is a sound system and projector available for use.

Q: do you have a seating chart?

A: there is a seating chart pdf print out available to help keep your event organized.

Q: do you have an event planner available & what do they do?

A: yes, an event planner is available for a fee.

Q: how much does event planner charge?

A: every event is unique equaling different things rates.

Please email: info@oryaneventcenter.com for more information.