1360 North Lexington Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55103
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Ceremony and Receptions -

The most beautiful outdoor venue for your ceremony and reception is the Promenade attached to the Historic Como Lakeside Pavilion. This spacious Promenade can accommodate up to 400 guests.  The Promenade's spaciousness & roof offers partial protection from nature's elements. 

Receptions -

The private banquet room is located on the third floor of the Historic Como Lakeside Pavilion, and seats up to 200 guests. It is simple elegance, with windows that wrap around the west and south walls, and a beautiful view of Hamm Memorial Waterfall.  An intimate setting for your special day. 

On-site Catering -

Our on-site catering and full-time chef assure your food is freshly prepared, esthetically pleasing and delicious.  Black Bear Crossings in well known for its' exquisite food.  Chef, Brad Peterson, takes great pride in his culinary skills and cuisine.  

On-site Event Coordinators - 

On-site Coordinators will help you plan the details of the day!  Kathy Anderson, Event Manager, and Donna Paulson, Event Coordinator will assist you from your tour all the way to your event.  



Languages Spoken
Guest Capacity
Up to 400
Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 200
Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 400
Outdoor Ceremony - Covered
Outdoor Reception - Covered
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 200
Reception Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 300
Onsite Venue Services
Ceremony SiteFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesOnsite CateringOnsite ParkingOnsite Wedding CakeOnsite Wedding Coordination
Venue Style
AntiqueDestinationFairy TaleHistoricTraditionalVintage / Retro
Venue Type
Banquet HallBotanic Garden / Park



We have been a part of countless functions at Black Bear Crossings. This venue is beautifully equipped to provide any wedding party with a memorable experience from the views to the service to the absolutely scrumptious food! Terzetto String Trio

Feb 21, 2013

I love your location.

Feb 21, 2013

Outstanding service all around, in addition to the beautiful setting and wonderful food. We were utterly delighted with our wedding reception there.

Jan 30, 2013

thank u

Jan 29, 2013

A picturesque setting for your wedding day.....

Jan 04, 2012