As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the event industry navigates hosting events in person and in hybrid models, Visit Greater St. Cloud is here to support you and your ever changing needs. Please use this as a resource to explore what hosting in Greater St. Cloud can look like. As always, we would love to hear from you and help you plan your next event!

Local Information:

Under the Minnesota Department of Health’s Stay Safe Plan events are under the following limitations. Meeting and Event Industry Guidance.

Indoor Venues may be open: Occupant capacity must be limited to no greater than 25%, not to exceed 150 patrons for the entire venue. Indoor Seated Venues may only be divided into multiple compartments, sections, or similar areas that result in greater than 150 patrons for the entire venue as expressly permitted in this guidance.


River’s Edge Convention Center: 

For additional facility specifications and updated capacity counts with the current required social distancing guidelines, please contact our sales team.


Statewide Information:

Minnesota’s Stay Safe Plan:

Read more about Minnesota’s Stay Safe Plan

COVID-19 Requirements for Indoor Venues 1/7/21


The Lodging, Restaurant, Resort and Campground Association:

Updates that impact the Hospitality Industry.


Mask Mandate:

As of July 25, 2020, Minnesota has implemented a state wide mask mandate according to Executive Order 20-81. All individuals over the age of five with no underlying conditions that would be exacerbated by wearing a mask are required to mask up in any public space including but not limited to: shopping centers, restaurants, attractions, office space, and any other indoor facilities or outdoor areas where social distancing is not able to be practiced. This applies to meetings and convention spaces when you are not partaking in eating or drinking. 

Read more about the mask policy as well as other safety procedures in place by the state of Minnesota

Travel Mandates: 

Minnesota does not require travelers to stay home/away from others (quarantine) for 14 days after coming here from another state. However, it is important that you watch for symptoms, get tested if you do have symptoms, and stay home if you become sick. You should also continue to wear a mask, stay 6 feet from people, and wash your hands often.

Visit CDC: Travel for more information about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic.