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2300 24th St. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
New Standard of Excellence

New City Ballroom

Minnesota's New Standard of Excellence

Hungry Bear 
Banquet & Conference 

New City 

Is here to make your experience exceptional and your event everything you imagined it could be through excellent and personalized service.

We are conveniently located in Bemidji, in close proximity to the airport and several hotels. Hungry Bear & New City Ballroom presents a classy and affordable solution to your banquet and conference needs.


Excellence In Food Service
We offer an excellent selection of delicious menu options using top quality meats and fresh vegetables, artistically arranged to please both the eye and the palette.

One of our National Award winning wedding cakes or desserts brings a fabulous meal to a mouthwatering finish.

Full service bar enables you to cater to the tastes of each guest. Special menu preferences or needs are easily accommodated by our talented culinary artists through customized menus. 

Our Goal
We want to present you with excellent service that will assist you in all of your event needs. We will work with you to arrange all of the details of your event such as DJ service, lodging, photography and floral arrangements. 

We Host:
~Beautiful wedding receptions
~Festive Holiday Parties
~Fundraising Events
~Birthday & Anniversary Celebrations
~ Class Reunions
~Graduation Parties
~Awards Banquets
~Funeral Luncheons
~Business Meetings
~Trade Shows

We Provide:
~Large Dance Floor
~Spacious Banquet Hall
~Projectors and Screens
~Wireless Internet
~Option of Several Small Meeting Rooms
~Full Service Banquet Facility
~Liquor License

The New City Ballroom

Our new banquet hall is 6,000 square feet that will seat up to 400 people, making it the largest and most versatile banquet center in the area.

This new addition provides the comfort and elegance of what Bemidji has to offer. Our helpful staff is there to assist you in the planning and operation of your event. New City Ballroom has state of the art sound system with access to the internet along with three oversized projection screens all enabling it to be a very functional space to hold conferences, trainings and also great for wedding slide shows.

New City Ballroom plus Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Center will altogether have six available breakout rooms, allowing us to comfortably accommodate groups of all sizes from intimate parties of 20 to large receptions of four hundred people.



Let Us Help You

Whether it’s a business meeting, wedding reception, convention or retirement party, your group will have everything it needs for a great experience! 

Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Center and The New City Ballroom have the perfect combination meeting space and personalized services. We offer a liquor license along with personalized menus to help you plan and customize your event that will be memorable to both you and your guests. 

We invite you to come and visit us and see why our Banquet Center in Northern Minnesota’s new Standard of Excellence and the perfect choice for your next event!

Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Center

New City Ballroom

Hungry Bear Banquet & Conference Room
Featuring New City Ballroom
2300 24th Street NW, Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: 218-333-BEAR ~ Fax: 218-444-6376
Contact: Paula Hanson, Event Specialist / Banquet Director
Cell: 218-766-3140   Email: