Book Your Event Space At Phillips Gathering Place

Josiah's Coffeehouse and Café | Historic Downtown Sioux Falls

Phillips Gathering Place - The perfect event space is located right in Josiah's Coffeehouse and Cafe! Our rustic yet modern venue is perfect for hosting your next big party.
Sixteen-foot curved wood ceilings, exposed bull trusses and wood columns adorn the nearly 100 year old building - the original home of the Auburn automobile dealership.
The Philips Gathering Place is the perfect location for your group. In a departure from the usual round banquet tables, guests will be seated at 9-foot long farmhouse tables and dark walnut wood chairs.
We are prepared to host small wedding receptions and dinners, rehearsal dinners, graduation and birthday parties, family reunions, service club meetings, business organizations, seminars, retreats, fundraisers, etc.
Make your next event one to remember. Email us today at to book our event venue.

Note - We are not able to have any events prior to 2p on Saturdays or Sundays

Rental rates

$295.00 + tax for 4 hours or less - includes set-up and tear-down.
$395.00 + tax for more than 4 hours to a full day.
$515.00 + tax for the entire restaurant.
To confirm a date, we need the rental fee and completed application. In the event of cancellation, 1⁄2 of fee will be returned unless event is cancelled with less than 7 days.


The Gathering Place will seat up to 90 people, holding more for a standing reception. Additional space can be utilized outside the room to accommodate even more people.

Eat & Drink

Appetizers, snacks, pastries, full meals, desserts, great coffee and beverages are available from Josiah's. We also have a wine and beer license which allows us to set up a bar for you to host or allow guests to purchase wine and beer.