A Grand Venue for Your Grand Event

Whether you are planning a private party or a business meeting, the historic Santa Fe Depot is the perfect venue for your event.  The Grand Lobby of the depot can accommodate 184 people and offers a historic setting unlike any other in the region.  Your guests enjoy the classic elegance and timeless feel that only a historic building can offer.

THE GRAND LOBBY AND THE GARDEN GAZEBO ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR EVENTS.

Reservations are made by contacting the staff at the Railroad and Heritage Museum.  Table and chair set-up and use of the kitchen is included with your reservation.  A professional sraff member will be on site during your event.

EVENT PLANNERS ENJOY THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN FOOD PROVIDER.  CATERED MEALS AND POT LUCKS ARE BOTH WELCOME.

OUR RENTAL POLICIES:

Rental Areas and Maximum Capacities:

Grand Lobby can accommodate 184 in banquet style (23 round tables of 8, tables and chairs included in rental fee)
Gazebo can accommodate 30 inside the Gazebo and 300+ in the area around the Gazebo (table and chairs to be supplied by Lessee)

Fees:

Grand Lobby:

  • Weekday (Monday – Thursday): 6 Hours = $750, Full Day =$990
  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday): 6 Hours = $990, Full Day = $1100
  • Corporate Rate (Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm): 6 Hours = $380, Full Day = $490

Gazebo:

  • Without Grand Lobby reservation: 6 Hours = $150, Full Day = $375
  • With Grand Lobby reservation: $50

Rental Equipment Rates:

  • Tablecloth – White or Black: $8.50 per cloth, $10 with flame retardant
  • Napkin – White or Black: $1 each
  • Table Skirting: $25 each table
  • Media Rental – projector, screen, sound equipment: $25

Other Fees:

  • Cleaning/Hourly Overage Deposit: $250
  • Custodial Service (for extra clean-up): $50 per hour per cleaner
  • Professional Photo Shoot rental: $50 per hour (appointment necessary, 2 hour minimum)

Special rates and discounts may apply.   Ask your sales consultant for details.  If an event extends into the next rental period, the rental rate will be $95 per additional hour.  A 50% discount is available for two move-in days and one move-out day.  This offer is based on availability.  Tax will be charged for applicable items.  Tax exempt organizations must present proof at the time of booking.  Rates are subject to change.  Contact your sales consultant to verify current pricing.

Any questions concerning policies should be directed to the Museum Coordinator by calling 254.298.5172 or via to cdrozd@templetx.gov.

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