Facility Rental

Community Room Set for Event
Main Entrance to the Discovery Center
Community Room with Banquet Tables
Outdoor Amphitheater with Wooden Benches


Choose the Oakdale Discovery Center for your next event! Our community room offers great views of the Oakdale Nature Preserve through its expansive windows, and catering options are available to fit all occasions. This beautiful 1,152 square foot space accommodates up to 120 guests. From luncheons to wedding receptions, we do it all! 


  1. Schedule a tour by calling 651-747-3860. Tours are based on availability during office hours, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. 
  2. Reservations are accepted first-come, first-served for events that are taking place during the next six months. Reservations cannot be accepted for future events that are more than six months away. The City of Oakdale shall have first priority for building use. Only one reservation will be accepted each day.
  3. A nonrefundable deposit of half the total rental fee is due at booking to reserve date. The remaining balance is due two weeks prior to event date.
  4. Refunds, less the deposit, may be approved for cancellations made at least 14 days prior to the scheduled event.


Groups of 75 guests or more requesting food or beverage service are required to use a contracted Discovery Center Caterer. Kitchen use is limited to contracted caterers only. Alcohol is allowed at event provided it is served by one of the Discovery Center Contracted Caterers. 

Groups with less than 75 guests may provide food prepared by a licensed caterer or commercial food provider. Homemade food is not allowed inside the building.


Room Rental Pricing Standard Pricing Resident Pricing
Day Rate: Monday through Friday until 4 PM $60 per hour with 4 hour minimum plus tax $40 per hour with 4 hour minimum plus tax
Weekend Rate: Friday Evening, Saturday / Sunday $100 per hour with 3 hour minimum plus tax $75 per hour with 3 hour minimum plus tax
Full Day Rental: Saturday / Sunday $750 plus tax $600 plus tax
Coffee Service (55 cups with room rental) $35 plus tax $35 plus tax
Amphitheater with Room Rental $75 plus tax $75 plus tax
Amphitheater without Room Rental $100 plus tax $100 plus tax