Blue Ribbon Hall

Step back in time as you enter Blue Ribbon Hall, the corporate VIP center of the historic Pabst Brewery.
This German beer hall-style space comes complete with an outdoor courtyard that we call “Captain’s Courtyard”, a second-story balcony, hand-painted fresco murals, iron chandeliers, hand-blown glass windows, and hand-carved decorative wood trim.
Capacity: 150 people 
Square Footage: 2000 
Room Dimensions: 40′ x 50′
Ceiling Height: 14′
Dance Floor: 25′ x 25′
Head Table: Up to 12 people
Blue Ribbon Hall is the “Sistine Chapel” of beer and brewing!
Blue Ribbon Hall comfortably seats groups up to 150 people.
Look no further for the “BEST” place to dance the night away.


Blue Ribbon Hall includes the beautiful outdoor patio that we call “Captain’s Courtyard”, in honor of captain Frederick Pabst. 

Capacity: 120 people 
Square Footage: 1350 
Room Dimensions: 35′ x 38′
Ceiling Height: Open Air
Dance Floor: 25′ x 25′
Captain’s Courtyard is perfect for an outdoor ceremony.
Host cocktail hour with drinks and appetizers.
We love to dance under the stars, who doesn’t?


Yes, a deposit of 25% is required to secure a date immediately. The full balance is due 10 days prior to the event. 

We suggest as soon as possible as we are not such a well kept secret anymore.
Typically between 2-2:30pm, though depending on the circumstances we may be able to offer earlier entry.
We allow drop-offs the day prior to the event.
We won’t boot you out the door when your event ends, though we do ask that you leave within one hour of the end of the event.
Yes, we are fully ADA compliant. Passageways are 33′ wide or more, and the lift is 39′ x 60′
We will keep the non-refundable 25% deposit per the contract. A sample contract is available upon request.
No, our bar operates on a consumption basis.
We don’t have a required minimum purchase, and we don’t have rigid drink packages. We like to let you customize a bar
package for your event. We can give you examples and a better explanation of a consumption based package upon request.
We staff one bartender per 50 guests.
We do not have an in-house caterer, but we do have a preferred list of caterers that we love to work with.
Yes, we can provide microphones, HD projector and screen, and a house sound system.
No items are to be placed on the walls or hung from the ceilings (we suggest the use of easels which we can provide). All displays located within Best Place cannot be changed or removed. The use of glitter, confetti, sequins, sequins-confetti or tinsel is prohibited. Tape, nails, tacks & staples are prohibited. Only enclosed candles are permitted. Fogging and bubble machines are not allowed.
There is street parking available in front of the venue and in the surrounding Brewery District neighborhood. There is also a parking garage across the street managed by Interstate Parking, you can reserve spaces with that company.