Located in Baldwin City, Kansas, Baldwin City Station is a unique wedding venue. This train depot was built in 1906 and is found on the Baldwin City and Southern Railroad. It is also known for the Polar Express, a festive experience modeled after the film. At this venue, you can combine the timeless appeal of trains with the simple elegance of a tented celebration. It is managed by the Midland Railway Historical Association, a not-for-profit organization.
Facilities and Capacity
Baldwin City Station offers an event tent and function space for your use during your wedding celebrations. The 8,600 square foot tent is available for ceremonies and receptions, as well as other private parties. For added variety, you can take the train to the station’s event space in Norwood for your ceremony. After this, you can return to the tent at the depot for your reception. Your day can begin by preparing with your party at the depot, while the other half of the party can get ready in the railcar known as the Loren Litteer. Other railcars are available as distinctive event spaces for you to use throughout the day.
Baldwin City Station has created a selection of event packages to help couples who are planning their wedding. The All-Day Affair and Romance on the Rails, as they are called, can be further customized to suit your specific needs. The team at the station offer experienced wedding planning services alongside their dedicated on-site assistance with event management. They are committed to personalized care and attention to detail to help you have the day of your dreams. At the depot, your guests can buy a small token in the gift shop to commemorate the day. In fall, the trees that surround the depot are ablaze with color for a breathtaking backdrop to your wedding pictures.
Nearby Baldwin City features all manner of overnight accommodations and other amenities with which you can enhance your day. On your travels from the depot to the site at Norwood, you are treated to many beautiful sights. The picturesque farmland of rural Kansas offers a peaceful, tranquil respite from the rush of planning a wedding.
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