Aniin (Hello) and Welcome to Black Bear Crossings

Located in the Historic Como Lakeside Pavilion, Black Bear Crossings offers everything from a gourmet café open year round, to free summer concerts and paddle boat rentals on the lake. Our signature community meeting rooms, free of charge, have hosted many groups over the years. For your wedding ceremony or reception, Black Bear Crossings offers simple elegance, inside or out. We welcome you to explore what Black Bear Crossings has to offer, and allow our professional and courteous staff to exceed your expectations!



Inside & out, simple elegance describes our unique venue. More

Meetings & Events

Meetings and Events

Tranquil setting for gatherings of any kind. More



Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; year round. More

Park Info

Como Park Info

Paddleboat and canoe rentals, concerts & theater productions. More

"Thank you for all you did to make our wedding a success! We are grateful to all of you for our beautiful day!"Brent & Kim
"Thank you so much for the space! It’s so good to get out of the office to really get some things done."MN DHS
“Thank you so much for making my birthday celebration a wonderful evening. Everything was lovely especially you and your staff!” Karen

Black Bear Crossings on the Lake
Como Lakeside Pavilion
1360 North Lexington Parkway
St. Paul, Minnesota 55103
Office: 651.488.4920