Planning a special event?


Are you planning a special event such as a music concert or performance, business meeting, crafting day, charity fundraiser, awards event, shower luncheon, grad party, holiday gathering, birthday party, or individual or small group rehearsal?


Our fees and rental options are included in the Building Use Agreement.  For more information about your options and space availability, feel free to contact us.  To reserve a space, send the Building Use Agreement  to Headwaters Music & Arts at 519 Minnesota Avenue NW | Bemidji MN 56601 or email to

We will contact you within 48 hours to discuss your request.   

We just might be able to meet your needs! 

Headwaters is conveniently located in downtown Bemidji, and as an independent non-profit arts organization, we are eager to build our earning capacity by making our building available to the community for one-time events or ongoing building use arrangements. The second floor food prep area may be used for no additional fee.

Recital Hall

Our recital hall has very good acoustics, lovely natural light, and is home to a Yamaha grand piano. Typically, we have original art by regional artists on display. This space is wheelchair accessible and comfortably seats 80-100. Ten tables and 100 chairs available. Sound system and keyboard available, additional fees apply.

Upper East Recital Hall

This large room works well for meetings, drawing classes, or crafting sessions, birthday parties, band or group rehearsals. It contains an upright piano, and an elevator may be used for equipment or furniture. Not wheelchair accessible. This space is also available for long term exclusive use at $700 month.

Art Studio

Located at the back of the building, this working studio is a great spot for smaller groups (10-20 people) who want to good workshop space with access to water and easy clean-up at a convenient location. Wheelchair accessible.

Music Studio

Headwaters has six music studios with standard upright pianos. These spaces work well for small group or individual practice or rehearsals. They are available to rent for $10 hour – a good way to spend a lunch hour! Or check with us about a discounted rate for ongoing use. Four studios are wheelchair accessible.