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Bride and groom walking into their reception


Cloud 9 Events stands as the pinnacle of luxury and sophistication in the heart of Grand Forks. Perched on the fifth floor of The Olive Ann Hotel, this venue boasts unrivaled views of downtown paired with an unwavering commitment to delivering nothing short of perfection in service.

Choose from our diverse selection of our crafted packages, each designed to cater to your unique vision and requirements, ensuring a truly bespoke experience that reflects your distinct style and preferences.

Cloud 9 Events can accommodate up to 350 guests seated at round tables.

Wedding head table


At The Opal Event Center, we believe in making every occasion truly unforgettable. Our venue is a haven of timeless elegance, adorned with captivating chandeliers, exquisite finishes, and tasteful marble accents. The seamless integration of glass garage doors and a secluded outdoor patio space further enhances the allure of this enchanting location. Step inside to discover a vaulted ceiling adorned with original beams and restored historic hardwood flooring, reminiscent of the illustrious past of the former Simonson's Lumber warehouse.

The Opal Event Center comfortably accommodates up to 220 guests, striking the perfect balance between intimacy and grandeur for your event.

Small event space


The Landing is where every event takes flight. Elevate your gatherings to new heights within our distinctive 1500-square-foot space, nestled on the second level of The Olive Ann Hotel. A rentable furnished outdoor patio is located across the hall. The Landing is a versatile canvas, ideal for hosting a diverse array of events, including rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, socials, and small wedding receptions. The Landing offers the convenience of a full catering service and a full-service private bar.

The Landing comfortably accommodates up to 60 guests in a cocktail setting or 48 people seated at round tables.

Event space in a skywalk


Discover our newest spot for gatherings! Welcome to Over DeMers, where you can mingle over drinks and hors d'oeuvres while enjoying stunning views of downtown Grand Forks. This space sits right in the skywalk, giving you a unique perspective of DeMers Avenue.

Over DeMers can comfortably host 50 guests.



Embrace the brilliance of abundant natural light streaming through our floor-to-ceiling windows, complemented by contemporary furnishings and an impressive 86” built-in screen. Our permanent boardroom table and modern lighting create the perfect ambiance for hosting intimate board meetings, conferences, and impactful presentations. The Boardroom can accommodate 12 people.

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