MBOA Member Spotlight – Medina Entertainment Center

Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Hwy. 55 in Medina, MN is a member of the Minnesota Ballroom Operator’s Association.

For more information, visit its website at http://medinaentertainment.com, or call (763) 478-6661.

The legendary Medina Entertainment Center continues to grow and change since opening its doors Sept. 6, 1956, celebrating more than 50 years in the entertainment, food, and hospitality industries.

Medina continues to be a destination for Minnesotans and guests nationwide for a variety of events each year.

Dances and concerts

One of Medina’s goals has been to provide the community with unlimited styles of exceptional dance music, as well as the best in regional and national entertainment. The list of stars who have performed at Medina is endless.

The Grand Ballroom is renown for providing dancing on an air cushioned, maple dance floor, considered the largest in the Midwest.

Dances are hosted each Tuesday afternoon and on most Friday and Saturday evenings, featuring musical genres such as old-time, big band, country, classic and hard rock, Cajun, alternative, and 1950s through 1980s covers.

Retaurant and catering

Medina means music, but there is so much more. Robert’s Restaurant & Bar is known for its delicious food and friendly service.

Enjoy creative specials daily and weekday happy hour selections, in addition to lunch and dinner menu.

While guests are enjoying Robert’s Restaurant & Bar, Medina also accommodates guests for weddings, reunions, luncheons, and private catered events of all kinds.

Catered events will enjoy carefully prepared menus served in private rooms accommodating up to 1,600 guests.

Medina’s fabulous food also can be catered directly to you! Take advantage of our off-site catering services, which can be delivered to your home or the workplace.


In addition to our entertainment services, Medina’s guests can enjoy a 12-lane Bowling Center, complete with a full service Pro Shop.

Bowling leagues are offered each night of the week during bowling season, cosmic bowling on weekends, and kids’ birthday party packages.

Each lane has bumpers for the very little bowlers, and there is an adjoining game room with all of the latest games.

Hotel accomodations

At the end of a special evening, guests can walk over to, and relax in one of the 65 rooms at the Medina Inn.

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