SteamPlant Event Center

220 W. Sackett Corner of G and Sackett Streets, Salida, CO 81201 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About SteamPlant Event Center

The SteamPlant Event Center is a wedding venue located in Salida, Colorado. This newly renovated steam power plant, first constructed in 1887, retains much of its historical charm. The combination of original architectural features, exposed brick, and chic decor effortlessly creates a romantic ambiance for your long-anticipated wedding celebration. On the banks of the Arkansas River, this venue offers couples a peaceful and natural oasis in an urban setting to host the event of their dreams.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples are welcome to share their love and joy with their loved ones at The SteamPlant Event Center on their wedding day. You will be invited to begin your day in the comfort of the venue’s get-ready suites, preparing in luxury and style. Your loved ones will be met by the chic cobblestone plaza at the front of the property, an ideal location for a memorable outdoor ceremony. Indoors, the elegant refurbished ballroom offers a versatile space for your service or celebration. With high ceilings, exposed brick, and hardwood flooring, this space is a versatile setting that can be fully customized to suit your every requirement. Couples are welcome to make use of a range of event items, including an arch, chairs, and tables. The plaza offers a warm, sunny location for an elegant cocktail hour. The on-site theatre, art galleries, and convention space are available to couples looking for an alternative gathering place.

Services Offered

The dedicated team at SteamPlant Event Center will work diligently to ensure that your wedding day is executed seamlessly. Couples are welcome to host a number of other events at the venue, including engagement parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, and elopements. The venue’s professional wedding planner will be on hand to guide you through the planning process, ensuring couples a stress-free experience. The team provides set up and clean up services, allowing couples to fully relax and enjoy their celebration without worrying about the smaller details. Professional and friendly bartenders will serve signature drinks and specialty beers, liquors, and wines from an open or cash bar.

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13 Reviews for SteamPlant Event Center

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7
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    Annie · Married on 08/29/2015

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to work with the Steamplant staff and to have our wedding at this venue. It was absolutely perfect. The staff was well organized, timely in their responses, and truly provided great customer service. The venue was clean and beautiful! Looking back, we wouldn't change a thing! Sincere thanks for making our special day so memorable!

    Sent on 10/20/2015
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    Jayme · Married on 12/04/2010

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Work closely with Katja or the event planner. Let her know exactly what you want and they will make it happen for you!

    Sent on 12/14/2010

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SteamPlant Event Center Pricing

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SteamPlant Event Center FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 3495
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3000
  • 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?
    $ 3495
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 3000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Glassware
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5
  • 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:
    Art Gallery
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • 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?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    October
    November
    December

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Realize Colorado Wedding Planners

    The SteamPlant in Salida is an awesome venue with a theater, event spaces and great outdoor space right on the Arkansas River and in the middle of down town. Beatrice and Shannon were amazing to work with, both detail oriented, professional, friendly and on top of everything! My client was extremely happy with the whole experience from planning to execution. Thanks ladies for making our job easy!

  • Autumn Twilight Photography Wedding Photographers

    I love this venue! It has such a fun atmosphere and great light!

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    Unexpected Paperie Wedding Invitations

    The staff at Salida SteamPlant Event Center is wonderful to work with - extremely kind and efficient. The venue itself is one of the most unique I've seen. A perfect location to host your Big Day. You won't be disappointed!

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  • 220 W. Sackett Corner of G and Sackett Streets Salida, CO, 81201 See on map
    719-752-2006 (Phone number)
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon. - Fri. and 1 hour prior to all events
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SteamPlant Event Center frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at SteamPlant Event Center?

SteamPlant Event Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Glassware
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At SteamPlant Event Center, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at SteamPlant Event Center includes:

  • Bartender(s)

What are the most important characteristics of SteamPlant Event Center in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by SteamPlant Event Center for wedding events is known for:

  • Art Gallery
  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at SteamPlant Event Center for wedding events?

SteamPlant Event Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does SteamPlant Event Center offer?

SteamPlant Event Center offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does SteamPlant Event Center offer for wedding events?

SteamPlant Event Center offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does SteamPlant Event Center have available for wedding events?

SteamPlant Event Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend SteamPlant Event Center and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

SteamPlant Event Center is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in value, 4.7 in average response time and 4.6 in flexibility.