Located in Fargo, North Dakota at 3803 13th Avenue South, the Holiday Inn is situated just off I-29 and close to I-94, making it a convenient location for wedding festivities. For guests flying in, Hector International Airport is just a ten minute drive. There are many restaurants close enough to walk to as well as shopping nearby. If you don’t feel like going out to eat, the hotel is home to The Gallery and Godfather’s Pizza Express. Dakota Joe’s, offers coffee and other small snacks right at the hotel as well. Spirit’s Lounge and Casino is also located at the hotel for guests to enjoy.
Holiday Inn can host receptions in size from 75-600 guests making it versatile for large or small weddings. Their three ballrooms can be utilized as smaller rooms as well, by dividing them in size to better fit your number of guests.
Accommodations for your guests include standard rooms, poolside or pool view rooms, suites, and handicap accessible rooms. Any kids staying at the hotel will enjoy their Shipwreck Bay pool area which has five water slides as well as ping-pong, air hockey, and an arcade to keep them busy for hours!
Catering at the Holiday Inn
Food and drinks are provided entirely by the hotel’s catering service. A variety of hors d’ oeuvres are offered: from items as fancy as crab cakes to as simple as fresh veggies and dip. Both plated and buffet dinners are available. They offer a children’s menu as well as vegetarian and vegan options for your guests as well. Several small desserts and snacks can also be served through the evening at your reception.
Drink Options At the Holiday Inn
As far as drinks go, a variety of pop and juice are offered as non-alcoholic options. Alcoholic beverages include a variety of beer, wine, and liquor. A cash bar, host bar, and drink tickets are offered as service options. The facility fee covers the cost of the bartenders (not including service charge of 20%).
Each ballroom has its own facility fee depending on its size. This fee includes setup of the hall, a dance floor, backdrop for head table, linens, a selection of items (mirror tiles, vases, votive candles, etc.) for use as centerpieces, and more. Other items for decoration such as table runners, chair covers, and lighted archways can be added for additional fees. Complimentary items included when holding a reception at the Holiday Inn are a suite for the newly married couple, champagne for the head table, and a room for the rehearsal dinner and gift opening. Their package for Friday weddings offers several other complimentary perks. It should be noted that there is a minimum food and drink amount depending on the hall you choose; this averages around $5,000.
The convenience of hosting a wedding reception at a hotel especially if you have a lot of out-of-town guests can’t be beat! With so much located at the hotel as well as close by, the Holiday Inn, Fargo is a great spot to celebrate your special day!
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