Location:500 Sinclair Lewis Avenue, Sauk Centre, MN, United States
Phone: 866-834-9100

Upcoming events

  • 2024-08-03 2:30 pm - 2024-08-03 4:30 pm
    Join us to discover the fascinating history behind the Historic Palmer House Hotel. Learn more about the previous owners, famous guests, and unregistered residents. Afterwards your tour guides will take you to our infamous basement. This part of the hotel is closed to the public and can only be accessed during our tours. Once in the basement, we will conduct a mini investigation to find out who may still be checked in to the hotel after all these years, with ample time to take as many pictures as you’d like!
     The cost to have this unique Palmer House experience is $45 + tax per person and is non-refundable under any circumstances. Tours will last approximately 2-3 hours.
     All participants must sign a Waiver of Liability before the tour.
    (your PayPal email receipt is your ticket for the tour)


  • 2024-08-16 12:00 pm - 2024-08-18 12:00 am
    August 16th & 17th, 2024 
    The Palmer House Hotel, Sauk Centre
    Paranormal Investigator Dave Schrader 
    Special Guest Shane Pittman
    Psychic Medium & Intuitive Sarah Lemos
    Tech Specialist Bill Chappell
    Tech Specialist Kevin Swanson
    Workshops ~ Live Presentations ~ Meet & Greet
    Gallery Reading & More!
    All at the Historic Palmer House Hotel!
    Once you purchase your tickets for the event, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to book your room, event schedule & additional information.
    This information will be sent  to the email that you checked out with.  Please make sure you use and active email!
    If you do not receive a confirmation email within a few hours of your purchase, check your spam folder.
    Still not received? Please email Winnie at paranormal60manager@gmail.com.

    Hotel is a separate price from event ticket.  Take advantage of the event special! 
    Pay for Friday & Saturday night – get Thursday night free!

    THE PARANORMAL 60 presents The Palmer House: Triple Threat Event Schedule


    • Noon - 1:30pm – Registration Meet & Greet with Shane Pittman, Sarah Lemos, Bill Chappell
    • 2–4pm – Opening and Expanding your Psychic Abilities with Sarah Lemos
    • 4-6pm DINNER ON YOUR OWN
    • 6:30-8:30pm – Paranormal Investigations: Q & A with Dave, Shane, Bill and Kevin Swanson
    • 9pm-12am – Investigation of The Palmer House Hotel with Dave Schrader, Shane Pittman, Sarah Lemos, Kevin Swanson
    • 12am - ? – Meet up in the Palmer House Bar for drinks, food and sharing experiences


    • 10:30am - 1pm – Registration
    • 11am – 1pm – LIVE MEDIUMSHIP GALLERY SESSION with Sarah Lemos (This is a separate event not covered in regular ticket price - $20 at the door)
    • 1:30pm – 3:30pm – Visit Sinclair Lewis Graveyard and ITC Experiments
    • 4 - 5pm – The Ghosts and Evidence of The Palmer House with Dave, Kevin  & Kelley Freese
    • 5:30pm – 7:30pm – DINNER ON YOUR OWN
    • 7:30pm – 8:30pm – Future of Paranormal Investigations with Dave, Shane, Sarah & Bill
    • 9pm - 12am – Night 2 Investigation of The Palmer House Hotel
    • 12am - ? – Meet up in the Palmer House Bar for drinks, food and sharing experiences


    Go Home Filled with Memories and Experiences from The Palmer House Hotel

  • 2024-10-26 6:00 pm - 2024-10-26 10:00 pm

    Band Fest ~ October 26th, 2024 ~ Music starting 6pm to ??

    Join us for Multiple Local Bands setting up in the Palmer lobby!

    { Reservations Accepted / Encouraged }

    Food & Drink Specials!

    Call for reservations ~ 320-351-9100


  • 2024-11-14 7:00 pm - 2024-11-17 11:00 am
    Step back in time to the Roaring ’20s at the historic Palmer House Hotel!
    Hosted by Ghost Stories Ink, this unique retreat blends the glamour and excitement of the Jazz Age with the mystery and intrigue of the paranormal.
    Event highlights include: a 1920s-inspired Sip-and-Paint Night, a Gatsby-inspired celebration with live jazz music from The Components and signature cocktails; the writing, art, and history workshops that only Ghost Stories Ink can deliver; and of course, a paranormal investigation–all inspired by the rich gangster history of the area.
    Be transported to an era of glamour and intrigue!

    1920s Sip-and-Paint Night: Channel your inner flapper or dapper gentleman at our vintage-inspired sip-and-paint session. Enjoy Prohibition-era cocktails while creating your own masterpiece with guidance from a talented artist.

    Gatsby-Inspired Celebration: Dance the night away at our Gatsby-themed party featuring a live jazz band.
    Savor signature cocktails as you revel in the elegance and exuberance of the 1920s. Costumes encouraged!
    Gangster History Workshop: Dive into the notorious history of gangsters who once roamed the area.
    Discover the secrets and scandals of the Prohibition era in a captivating workshop that brings the past to life.
    Writing Workshop: Unleash your creativity in a writing workshop designed to kickstart your inspiration. Drawing from the rich cultural and historical backdrop of the 1920s, this session will help you craft stories with flair and authenticity.
    Art Workshop: Explore various art techniques in our hands-on workshop, where you’ll have the opportunity to create unique pieces inspired by the eerie ambiance of the haunted basement.
    Date: Nov 14, 2024, 7:00pm – Nov 17, 2024, 11:00am
    Location: The Palmer House Hotel and Restaurant in Sauk Centre, MN
    * Multiple ticket options are available: *
    Regular Tickets: Cost $175
    Friday 7:00 pm: Gatsby Gala (Saturday), and Paranormal Investigation (Saturday night).
    Saturday (various times): All workshops including Gangster History, Writing Workshop, Art Workshop, and Paranormal Investigation
    Access code to stay in the hotel for the weekend (cost of room and board not included)
    VIP Tickets: Cost $215
    All the things included with the regular ticket PLUS:
    Thursday 7:00 pm: *Paint-and-Sip class & a COMPLIMENTARY drink. *Hotel room FREE (Thursday night only).
    Friday: A COMPLIMENTARY drink ticket for the Gatsby Gala, and time to make the most of the inspirational space while working on your current writing or art project.
    Due to the limited amount of availability, tickets are non-refundable. If for some reason you are unable to attend, you can reach out to Jessica Freeburg (jessicafreeburg@gmail.com), and she will discuss your options with you.
    * Paint-and-Sip tickets for non-event attendees available for $50 each (includes 1 complimentary drink ticket).
    ** Thursday night hotel room is free for anyone paying to stay Friday and Saturday.
    Hotel rooms are NOT Included in the ticket price and must be reserved through the hotel on your own. A password/phrase is required to reserve a room. That phrase along with the contact information for the hotel will be emailed to you within 24 hours of your ticket purchase.
    For further details or to purchase tickets, check out the event on at Ghost Stories Ink - Events: https://ghoststories.ink/gsi-events/