Events Calendar

A Year of Special Events at the Nicollet Island Inn

No matter what season it is, there is always something to celebrate at the Nicollet Island Inn.  Join us all year long for a calendar filled with special events, parties, concerts, and dinners.  Scroll below to see all the Inn has to offer for whatever celebration season you’re in.

SWEETHEART TEA

Sunday, Feb. 11

You, Me, and a Cup of Tea. Celebrate Valentine Season with a new tradition: Afternoon Tea. Five delicate tasting courses served in relaxed elegance at the Inn. $45 per guest.  CLICK HERE for menus and other info.

VALENTINE’S DAY

Wednesday, Feb. 14

The most romantic day of the year deserves the Twin Cities’ Most Romantic Restaurant! Join us for an elegant tasting menu and stay the night in one of our 23 guest rooms.  CLICK HERE for menu and reservation info.

EAT WEEK!

Feb. 18 – FEB. 23

Sample the Inn’s award-winning cuisine at an unbeatable price! $38 for a three-course dinner, or pair with wine for only $45, all week long during Eat Week! Reservations are recommended. CLICK HERE for menu and reservation info.

VALENTINE CABARET

Friday, Feb. 23

Treat your sweetheart to dinner and a show at he Valentine Cabaret! Classic food, classic cocktails, and some of the Twin Cities’ best voices stirring up romantic memories.  CLICK HERE for tickets and info.

SPRING CABARET

Friday, March 23

Step out of those winter blues with a night on the town – the Inn’s award-winning cuisine, classic cocktails and the dulcet tones of the Spring edition of our Cabaret Dinner Series.

EASTER BRUNCH

Sunday, April 1

On Easter Sunday, treat your family to the Twin Cities’ best brunch — five courses of elegant tradition served in relaxing comfort as spring blooms along the banks of the Mississippi.

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS TEA

Sunday, April 8

Celebrate the season with a traditional springtime favorite: Afternoon Tea! Five delicate tasting courses all with the flair and elegance of springtime in Paris. $45 per guest. CLICK HERE for menus and other info.

KENTUCKY DERBY TEA

Sunday, May 6

Run for the Roses with an annual favorite: Kentucky Derby Tea! Gather your friends (and don’t forget your hats!) as we kick off the summer with tea, food and fun. $45 per guest. CLICK HERE for menus and other info.

MOTHERS DAY

Sunday, May 13

Mom deserves the best, and no one does Mother’s Day Brunch better than the Nicollet Island Inn. Five gourmet courses served in relaxed elegance. Reservations are a must as space fills up fast!

ROSE WINE DINNER

Thursday in June (TBD)

The Inn’s popular Wine Dinner Series returns for summer with a toast to Rose! An al fresco, multi-course dining experience each perfectly paired with a different Rose wine.

DATE NIGHT

Early October (dates TBD)

With the kids back in school and routines returning to normal, treat yourselves to a well-earned night out with a special three-course menu and paired wines at a special price!

THANKSGIVING

Thursday, Nov. 22

The Inn’s kitchen presents a traditional 4-course Thanksgiving Feast (prix fixe menu, $75 per guest); Reservations available from 11am to 8pm

HOLIDAY DECOR

Beginning Monday, Nov. 26

After Thanksgiving is over, we deck the halls with our famous Holiday Decorations.  Real pine garland, majestic trees, twinkling lights — stop in for a must-see (and smell).

HOLIDAY TEA

Several dates in Nov. and Dec.

Celebrate the season with a traditional holiday favorite:Afternoon Tea, with 5 delicate courses and all of the relaxed elegance of the English countryside. $45 per guest, Click Here for info!

CHRISTMAS CABARET

Dec. 21 & 22

Get in the holiday spirit with dinner and a show! Classic food, classic cocktails and some of the Twin Cities’ best crooners and belters stirring up memories with classic holiday tunes.  Seating is limited, so Click Here for info and tickets!

CHRISTMAS EVE

Monday, Dec. 24

For Christmas Eve, the Inn will be offering our award-winning Sunday Brunch and a selected dinner menu featuring our most popular items. Nic’s Lounge is also open for a toast or a quick bite. Reservations until 10pm

CHRISTMAS DAY

Tuesday, Dec. 25

The kitchen will be serving a decadent 5-course Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings; Reservations available from 11am to 8pm; Check back soon for menu and other info!

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Monday, Dec. 31

To toast the new year, we will be open for our award-winning Sunday Brunch and a selected Dinner Menu featuring our most popular items; Dinner reservations available from 5pm to 10pm

NEW YEAR’S DAY

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Our kitchen will be open for breakfast on New Year’s Day, then closed for lunch and dinner to give our staff some well-earned rest.

LOBSTER WEEK

Jan 10 – Jan 20, 2019

Each year we close out the Holiday Season with Lobster Week, a week-long celebration of food and fun. Reservations available Jan 10 to Jan 20.