Historic Courthouse

Washington County Historic Courthouse

An Elegant Historic Site for your Special Event

The 1870 Washington County Historic Courthouse sits high on the bluffs overlooking downtown Stillwater and the St. Croix River. One steps back in time to a more elegant era upon entering the magnificent Italianate and Greek Revival building. A curved double staircase leads upstairs to the courtroom where most of our special events are held.

The beautiful courtroom accommodates up to 200 guests for a ceremony, reception or other special event. Before you arrive for your event, staff will set up our tables and chairs according to your diagram. We will provide clean-up at the conclusion of the event. We also provide two changing rooms, a sound system with microphones and use of our outdoor chairs. The building is air-conditioned and ADA accessible, with a handicapped ramp, bathrooms and elevator.

The Historic Courthouse allows you to use any licensed caterer for your event and we will gladly help you find a caterer; if you don't have one in mind. We allow beer, wine and champagne only; no hard liquor, mixed drinks and no cash bar. Insurance and a security officer are required and are priced separately.

Call 651-491-4129 to speak with someone about renting the Historic Courthouse.