3291 South Saint Croix Trail
Afton, MN 55001
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Afton House Inn
Our beautiful Historic Inn & Restaurant offers two separate Reception areas and beautifully decorated lodging rooms for your Wedding Night and your guests' stay. Enjoy a romantic room with a fireplace and jacuzzi.

The Historic Afton House Inn offers Ceremonies and Receptions at the Restaurant and Inn on the beautiful Scenic St. Croix River. An elegant setting that your guests will be sure to remember.

Cruise the Scenic St. Croix River
-Professional Licensed Captain and Crew
-Bartender & Full-Service Bar and Wait Staff

Treat your wedding guests to a beautiful trip along the shores of Minnesota and Wisconsin on the Scenic St. Croix River. The professional, courteous staff and crew of our vessels will accommodate all of your needs. Catering is prepared from the kitchen of the Afton House Inn restaurant. Dinner is served buffet style. Full bar service available for your social time. Special sit-down dinner arrangements are available for your wedding.

The perfect setting for your wedding Ceremony and/or Reception. Make a lasting memory of your Wedding on the Scenic St. Croix River. Our specialty is your satisfaction! From intimate groups of 10 to larger groups of up to 350. Click Here for additional information about weddings on the St. Croix River.

Afton * Hudson Cruise Lines Sales Department will help make your job at ease with the assistance in all your details for any personalized menus, entertainment and fresh floral arrangements. Reserve your cruise today!

The Grand Duchess - 305 Passenger Mini Ship - Seating Capacity 300 guests


  • Sweet Afton - 37 Passenger Vessel - Seating Capacity of 37 guests
  • Afton Princess - 134 Passenger Vessel - 50-115 seating capacity
  • The Grand Duchess - 305 Passenger Mini Ship - Seating Capacity 300 guests




      Catering Services
      Appetizers / Hors D'Oeuvres PassedAppetizers / Hors D'Oeuvres StationBartendingBuffetChocolate FountainClean-UpFamily StylePlace SettingsPlated EntreesWaitstaff
      Cuisine Style
      AmericanBBQSpecialty / Other
      Guest Capacity
      Up to 300
      Guest Capacity - Indoor
      Up to 300
      Outdoor Ceremony - Uncovered
      Romantic Suite
      Onsite Hotel Services
      Bar OnsiteRestaurant OnsiteWifi
      Onsite Venue Services
      Ceremony SiteFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesNumber of Events at a TimeOnsite CateringOnsite Overnight AccommodationsOnsite ParkingOnsite Wedding CakeOnsite Wedding CoordinationReception FacilityWedding Planner
      Venue Style
      Venue Type
      Boat / YachtInn / B&BRestaurant



      What a fabulous time we had WE got married on the ship at the dock and set sail for the most romantic dinner and sunset cruise. It was breathtaking! Thanks you!

      Aug 02, 2012

      I would definitely Love the opp to work with this venue! Excellent~ ~Denise Mack Photography

      Mar 28, 2012

      The Afton Hudson Cruise Lines was the perfect choice for our Rehearsal Dinner. Our friends and family are still talking about the evening months later.

      Feb 29, 2012