Stillwater River Boats



Boat Wedding Venues in Stillwater, MN

Hosting Guests from 50-675

Wedding Ceremonies | Receptions | Vow Renewals | Bridal Showers | Grooms Dinners | Elopements

Tie the knot while you cruise on the St. Croix River in a private charter boat from Stillwater River Boats. Our boat wedding venues in Stillwater, MN, are great for weddings of all sizes. Choose from a variety of wedding charter boats that can host anywhere from 50 to 675 guests.

The perfect venue for your wedding ceremony… unique…affordable…romantic…scenic.

Our boat wedding venues in Stillwater, MN, will allow you to stay within your budget while still having the wedding you’ve always dreamed about. Whether your personal style is modern, classic, glam, or vintage, we have a boat wedding package for you. Browse our website for more details on what boat rental would be best for your event.

**Our 2024 season begins April 28, 2024**


Maximum Guests: 75

The charming paddlewheel, Anastasia, is named after the last Grand Duchess of Russia. Featuring an open-air covered second deck with an alfresco bar, as well as indoor seating – perfect for small celebrations. In addition to weddings and receptions, consider the Anastasia for your Grooms dinner, or Bridal shower, anniversary, or Rehearsal dinner.

Jubilee 2

Maximum Guests: 150

Welcome aboard! The Jubilee II is a classic riverboat, offering huge windows on the second level with a fun stocked and staffed bar. Entertain guests and dance down the river on the 2nd deck. Top deck is a perfect place to do a champagne toast at twilight!

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Maximum Guests: 150

This romantic double paddlewheel river boat, the Showboat, is the most popular wedding boat of the fleet! The charm of the wood interiors, twinkling sconces and intimate inside/outside levels make the Showboat a memorable choice. The two enclosed decks are climate controlled. Couples have the option for their wedding and reception to be outside on third deck, or inside on 1st deck.


Maximum Guests: 225

Couples have chosen the Empress, an authentic paddlewheel, for their wedding due to the Victorian decor and a horseshoe shaped stained glass bar, and tin ceilings. Couples have the option to have their wedding and reception outside on the 3rd level viewing deck, or on the 1st enclosed level.

Majestic Star

Maximum Guests: 350

What better way to capture the romance of your wedding? Cruise the St. Croix River on the largest yacht in the Midwest, the Majestic Star! Comfortable, with a first level lounge, second level dining deck, third level large bar and dance floor, and a fourth outside deck for viewing the entire St Croix River valley. Ceremonies and receptions can be held while docked or cruising. The enclosed levels are comfortable and climate controlled.


Maximum Guests: 675

For a large weddings, consider partying the night away on the largest paddlewheel boat in the Midwest, the Avalon! Guests will love both inside and outside decks with seating for up to 500 guests on 3 levels. There are two bars, and two buffet areas for guests to enjoy cocktails and great food by our in-house kitchen, Grand Catering Stillwater. Please note: the Avalon is not available for Saturday evening events.