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Reception
$850 starting price
Ceremony
$850 starting price
Reception
$850 starting price
Ceremony
$850 starting price

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About

Billings Depot is a historic wedding venue situated in the heart of downtown Billings, Montana. This spectacular campus was built in 1909 and served as a train station and centerpiece of the old west town. During its heyday, the station housed important figures such as American presidents, European royalty, and Hollywood celebrities. The property is now a nonprofit that has been lovingly restored and hosts private events and weddings in its opulent and elegant interior.

Facilities and Capacity
Billings Depot has two dramatic indoor spaces where you can hold your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. The most iconic of these is the Passenger Station, which can accommodate 266 people and boasts vaulted ceilings, Roman-esque columns, and a vintage ticket window. During the festivities, this ballroom’s signature high-arched windows will bathe the terrazzo tile floors, and your guests, in natural light. Receptions can also be hosted in the Baggage Room, a sweeping banquet hall that seats as many as 300 guests. This room features original exposed white brick walls, hardwood floors, and draping market lighting that create a romantic and retro ambiance. Outside both spaces are terraces where you can enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with loved ones. A brick patio also runs out back and overlooks the railroad tracks and historic mall building, The Post. In addition, two get-ready suites and a fully equipped catering kitchen are located right off of the grand march hallway for your ease and convenience.

Services Offered
Rental of Billings Depot comes with a number of amenities and services. These include state-of-the-art sound systems, WiFi throughout the buildings, decorating time if available, and an event coordinator to help run the wedding day. The venue also offers a detailed list of recommended vendors in the area for everything from photographers and florists to DJs and caterers. You are also welcome to bring in your own preferred vendors. The downtown of Billings is easily walkable and provides numerous hotels and dining options for all your out-of-town guests.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$850

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$850

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$850

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$850

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Event Planning
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Lighting
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December
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4.8 out of 5 rating
15 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
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96% Recommended by couples

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15 Reviews
Renee
Renee A. Sent on 10/31/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Great experience

What can I say other than the Billings Depot is the best wedding venue in Billings, bar none! Marci and her team (shout out to CJ!) truly did an amazing job of making sure everything came together. Marci graciously answered my bazillion questions, accommodated our requests and overall made our wedding truly one of the best days of our lives. They were hands on and made everything easy. We are eternally grateful. Thank you!
Haley
Haley M. Sent on 05/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful venue, amazing staff

I absolutely loved this venue. It's so pretty that you could get married in it without adding a single decoration. The giant arched window in the ceremony space is breathtaking, and there are tons of great photo-op spaces in and around the building. The staff at the Depot are so wonderful to work with. They are genuinely excited for your wedding day and will go above and beyond to help you plan and coordinate all of the details. I can't imagine my wedding taking place anywhere else.
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Alyssa H. Sent on 12/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Venue

The Billings Depot was the most perfect venue we could have asked for!! It was incredible having our ceremony and reception all in the same place without having to travel anywhere. Even before we decorated, it was already a beautiful venue. Once the decorations went up and the tables where set, it became the most amazing spot for us to have our dream wedding. Everyone we had the pleasure of working with was super friendly, knowledgeable and professional. Only negatives we would like to highlight was one of the bartenders wasn’t very friendly and they could use better security as this venue is downtown and has a lot of foot traffic. Other than those two minor issues we would definitely recommend having your event here!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Toonz DJ Toonz DJ Wedding DJs

Always a pleasure working with the Depot. The venue is a great location for a wedding! We always look forward to DJing there. The staff is great and willing to work with you to make sure everything is perfect.

Scott Dupuis Photography Scott Dupuis Photography Wedding Photographers

Highly recomment the Depot in Billings as a venue for any event especially for weddings. Lighting, management/employees and decor are excellent....

Patricia Clark Weddings Patricia Clark Weddings Wedding Officiants

The Historic Depot is an amazing venue to have a wedding and reception. Located on the Historic Montana Avenue with many fabulous bars, restaurants, and shops, and just a few blocks from great hotel accommodations. Staff are great to work with - book early and check out their new Gainans Courtyard for an outdoor ceremony.

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Billings Depot frequently asked questions

Billings Depot includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Event Planning
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at Billings Depot includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The space offered by Billings Depot for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
Billings Depot offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Billings Depot offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Billings Depot offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Billings Depot offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
Billings Depot is recommended by 96% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in value, 4.9 in quality of service, 4.7 in average response time, 4.7 in flexibility and 4.7 in professionalism.

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