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Coordinates: 44°56′38″N 93°5′58″W / 44.94389°N 93.09944°W / 44.94389; -93.09944

Saint Paul RiverCentre
Address175 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1206
LocationDowntown Saint Paul
OwnerCity of Saint Paul
OperatorSaint Paul Arena Company
OpenedMay 1998
Construction cost
$85 million
($135 million in 2019 dollars[1])
Theatre seating
2,710 (William Morrissey Grand Ballroom)
Enclosed space
 • Total space162,569 sq ft (15,103.2 m2)
 • Exhibit hall floor68,699 sq ft (6,382.3 m2)
 • Breakout/meeting18,674 sq ft (1,734.9 m2)
 • Ballroom27,111 sq ft (2,518.7 m2)
Venue Website

The Saint Paul RiverCentre is a convention center located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It sits adjacent to the Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Xcel Energy Center and the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.

The convention center opened in 1998.[2] It was designed by Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Inc.

It has twice been honored as "Best Convention Center" by Minnesota Meetings and Events Magazine.[citation needed] It hosts a large variety of events and has been the home of the annual Festival of Nations.

Noted events[edit]


  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Melo, Frederick (May 11, 2018). "20 years since RiverCentre kickstarted its corner of downtown St. Paul". St. Paul Pioneer Press. Digital First Media. Archived from the original on May 11, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2019.