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Indoor Facilities

Historic Sawyer Homestead

A charming Italianate home constructed in 1873, which holds great history in the Monroe area, the Historic Sawyer Homestead features an outdoor gazebo and is available for weddings, receptions, meetings, luncheons and gatherings of all kinds.  All proceeds from rentals are used for the maintenance and operations of the building.

320 E. Front St. Monroe, MI 48161
Palmer Room

First floor banquet room that features a full bar and kitchen that caters a menu specifically designed for each celebration.  A door adjoins Beek’s Bar & Grille providing the option to expand the celebration into the bar atmosphere.  The non-smoking room features space for 75 people to celebrate any event.  Historic tin ceilings add to the sophisticated décor.  Palmer Room is available for renting 7 days a week.

124 E. Front St. Monroe, MI 48161
River Raisin Banquet Center

Beautifully renovated historic Banquet Center in Downtown Monroe. Celebrate weddings, reunions, birthdays, and showers. We provide the beautiful location, you provide the caterer or bring your own food. Many catering options available from local caterers. The River Raisin Banquet Center is available for rent 7 days a week.

8 North Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161
River Raisin Centre for the Arts

The Historic River Raisin Centre for the Arts theatre is available for rental for a variety of activities including lectures, receptions, and more.  Due to scheduled shows and classes, rental is subject to availability.

114 S. Monroe St. Monroe, MI 48161


Those persons interested in renting a public park area/shelter must submit an application to the City of Monroe Recreation Department. Applications are available in the Recreation office (734-384-9156) at 120 East First Street on the second floor and listed under “Recreation” and “Park Shelter Rental” here. Facilities for some activities can also be reserved online by setting up an account during the reservation process.

Rental of the Pavilion in Loranger Square is organized through the County of Monroe Finance Department located on the second floor of 125 East Second Street.  Rental of the Pavilion can be requested by calling 734-240-7250 or visiting the County of Monroe website.  There is a fee associated with the rental.