ABOUT US

 

28 years in the wedding & event industry | Est. 1989  

Our team is an established leader in venue design and event management, operating a premiere collection of award-winning properties and house vendor services. Our venue portfolio includes A’BULAE, a SoHo style loft venue in Lowertown St. Paul and The Van Dusen Mansion, a historic castle-like mansion located just south of Downtown Minneapolis. Bavaria Downs in a breathtaking addition to our collection of premium Minneapolis/St. Paul event companies.

We are known for our creative and innovative approach to venue design. We are dedicated to providing exceptional service to wedding, corporate and social clientele. Our properties and services have been recognized with the industry’s top honors, including:

 

 > Minnesota Bride Magazine "All-Around Best Wedding Vendor"

> "The Knot Best of Pick"

> "Wedding Wire Choice"

> "Best Special Events Venue"

> "Best Caterer"

> "Best Historic Venue"

> "Best Unique Venue"

> "Best Twin Cities Venue"

> "Best Outdoor Reception Site"

The Bavaria Downs Team


Bethany Papenfuss

EVENT CONSULTANT



Melissa Coon

DIRECTOR OF VENUE OPERATIONS

 

 

Jenna Zamjahn

EVENT CONSULTANT

 


The D'Amico Catering Team

Christie Altendorf

D'AMICO CATERING DIRECTOR

 

Amanda Miller

D'AMICO EVENT PLANNER

 

Belief. Purpose. Mission.


Belief: We believe that people with passion can change the world of weddings and events for the better.

 

Purpose: Enrich the lives of passionate creatives behind life’s biggest events.

 

Mission: Redefining The Wedding & Event Experience