The Perfect Event, The Perfect Experience
The perfect experience starts here. We offer a variety of options for your event needs:
- Social gatherings
- Team-building experiences
- Bridal showers
- Rehearsal dinners
- & more!
With 6 different venues, Chankaska is sure to have not only a variety of wines and spirits but the perfect space to fit any need.
Speak with Spencer and get started on putting together a one-of-a-kind experience.
Host an Event
Private Tasting Experience
$25 per person — Must be booked a few weeks in advance.
$25 per person / 1-2 hours depending on group size
Wow, your friends, clients, coworkers, or staff with a Private Tasting Experience! A dedicated wine educator will walk your group through a tasting of five hand-crafted artisan wines. The tasting includes an artisan cheese, and a dry-cured meat platter to pair with our award-winning wines. A platter serves up to 8 guests.
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Please allow 1-2 weeks for planning. ° Not available on short notice. ° Only parties of 8 or more allowed.
Must be scheduled out with an event planner/tasting room manager to ensure a wine educator is available.
Event Center With Lounge
$450 per hour
3-hour minimum. Up to 350 guests seated and 450 guests Cocktail
Enjoy our brand new indoor spaces’ vaulted ceilings and wood features perfect for presentations, dinners, and social gatherings all year long. Space extends with ample room into the bar area and 2 private patios.
Event Center Lounge
$200 per hour — Only Available to book 6 months from the event unless specified by the Venue Coordinator.
3-hour minimum. Up to 40 guests seated and 75 guests Cocktail
A perfect space for small groups, social gatherings, or team bonding activities. Enjoy any time of year.
$250 per hour — Available mid-April to mid-October.
3-hour minimum. Guests 225 seated / 250 cocktail
Chankaska Creekside is a stunning corporate venue that is lined with mature trees and a winding creek. It features a 40 x 80 tent with cathedral windows and 20-foot vaulted ceilings. Use the additional outdoor area for lawn games, cocktail hour, or casual social space. The tent can be cooled or heated depending on the season.
Chankaska Barrel Room
$175 per hour — Not available from the beginning of September to the end of October.
3 hour minimum. Guests 45 seated / 75 cocktail
Host your corporate event in the Chankaska Barrel Room, the only working underground cellar in Minnesota! This intimate setting is capable of hosting 50 guests for a seated event or 75 guests for a cocktail event. The Barrel Room is a perfect space to host casual or formal meetings, classroom-style seating, or a social gathering.
Distilled Spirits Room
$200 per hour - Only available to rent Monday thru Thursday. Seating as is, no room adjustments.
3-hour minimum. Up to 50 guests seated and 75 guests Cocktail
Walkthrough the beautiful barn door to the new Distilled Spirits Room. Your guests can enjoy the new patio with a beautiful view of the grounds. A perfect space for small groups, social gatherings, or team bonding activities. Enjoy any time of year.
$250 per hour — Not available September to April
3 hour minimum. Guests 100 seated / 150 cocktail
For a true winery experience, the production area is available for you to hold your event. Mingle and socialize among the tanks and wine-making equipment. This space boasts high ceilings and a gorgeous wooden barrel bar where guests can sip our award-winning wines.
Chankaska Picnic Area
$25 per hour / 2 hour minimum — Only available during outdoor season.
2 hour minimum. Up to 40 Guests Available May to October depending on weather.
There are two areas to rent picnic tables at Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery. Both areas hold a maximum of 40 guests. At least a two week notice is required for rentals and table side tastings. A table side tasting is available for $10 per person plus 18% gratuity and includes 5 pre-selected wines. Picnic tables can preorder cheese and fruit plates or Charcuterie and cheese plates to be ready upon arrival.
Chankaska Tasting Patio
$100 per hour
The Tasting Patio is only available on Mondays through Thursday during the summer months 3-hour minimum. There may be public in the other areas.
Up to 115 guests seated and 150 guests Cocktail
Enjoy the sun, outdoors, and the gentle sounds of the Chankaska Creek as you relax with friends and family on our Tasting Patio. This exceptional venue is ideal for casual social events or small formal dinners. Accommodates up to 115 guests and features a cozy fire pit for evening festivities.
Personalized Team Building and Group Activity Options
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery suggests a variety of team building and group activities to ensure that your event is unforgettable:
Pricing is customized based on your special needs and requests.
- Wine tasting with the Winemaker
- Vineyard dinners
- Blind cheese and wine tasting
- Wine blending seminar