The Farmers Market Annex will be open April 27 to October 27, 2024

Annex Event Center
What is the Annex Event Center?

The Annex Event Center specializes in hosting large group, outdoor events. Our location, just west of Downtown Minneapolis, makes us an ideal location for hosting your event. We have been hosting events here for decades. Look around and see what all we have to offer, and if you have more questions, or are ready to book a date, reach out to Jay anytime.

Jay || 952-237-0744 |

Who is it For?


Is your company looking for place to gather your workforce or team together in our remote working society? If your business is headquartered Downtown Minneapolis, or you just want a central location, let the Annex host your team.

Twins Tailgating

We are located just a 15 minute walk from Target Field. This makes us a perfect location to hold your tailgate event before heading to watch the Twins, a concert or any event at Target Field.


We have helped many charities raise money for their great causes over the years. The Annex is the perfect venue to pack in the people and rack up the donations.

Annex Venue

We boast ourselves to be a Next Generation Farmers Market, and part of what that is relates to the infrastructure we’ve built into our market space. With so many permeant facilities and utilities, we will have no issue accommodating anything you want to bring for your event.

  • Covered Pavilions
  • Electrical, water and WiFi
  • Climate Controlled Restrooms
  • Tents, tables and chairs.
  • Fully Licensed Commercial Kitchen
  • On Site Garbage and Recycling Collection

Food & Catering

We offer flexibility when it comes to your food and beverage options.

Cater it

You are welcome to bring in your own caterer for your event. We also have a partnership with Elmo Catering (aka Chef Francisco at the farmers market) who can cook up something delicious for you instead.

Food Trucks

We welcome food trucks as well. The can park right on our lot and access our electrically, water, and kitchen if needed.

You be the chef

You are also welcome to cook up your own food. We have a couple grills available to rent, or bring your own along.

We have the kitchen

Whatever route you go, the Annex Kitchen is here for your use. We have a fully licensed commercial kitchen on site for you, your caterer, or food truck to use.

The Annex Kitchen