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About The Franklin Downtown

​Locally owned and managed, in collaboration with other local, small businesses, The Franklin Downtown was part of the revitalization of a historical building and now stands as the premier wedding, event and community gathering space. The Franklin Downtown features elegance as a special occasion venue, suited for any gathering. With seating for up to four hundred, this is the perfect space for weddings, reunions, corporate and not-for-profit events, and community gatherings, this modern-meets-classic space comes complete with the ultimate in service, and close proximity to lodging, dining and all of the charm that beautiful New Ulm, MN has to offer.

Why The Franklin Downtown?

  • Space to host weddings, business functions, family reunions, celebration of life events, and other community gatherings. 

  • On site, as well as a multitude of lodging options, and walking distance from many VRBOs and Air B&Bs. ​


  • Easy access to vendors to make your day flawless.

  • A variety of locally owned, caring businesses to help curate your most picture perfect event

  • Classic space, perfect for any style of décor. 

  • Easy terms, and payment options.

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