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About SteamPlant Event Center

A stylish, urban event venue in downtown Salida, Colo.

 

Romance on the River

The SteamPlant Event Center is a stylish, urban wedding venue in downtown Salida, Colo. The renovated 1887 steam power plant retains its architectural beauty while exuding a chic atmosphere. For dining and receptions, the venue offers a spacious ballroom with century-old, exposed brick walls, natural hardwood floors and 30-foot ceilings. It seats up to 220 guests, has full banquet facilities and overlooks a picturesque outdoor cobblestone plaza and the Arkansas River. On warm evenings, many wedding receptions extend onto the plaza for drinks, dining and dancing under a canopy of stars. The grounds additionally include a 200-seat theater, several art galleries and boutique convention space with fully equipped conference rooms. Each is linked by a cobblestone walkway that stretches to the banks of the river and is surrounded by stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Our on-site wedding coordinator has the expertise, taste and energy to create a custom event for any occasion, from small down-home affairs to elegant extravaganzas.

Our cobblestone plaza, on the banks of the Arkansas River, is our most popular ceremony site. The urban SteamPlant façade provides an interesting contrast to a natural backdrop of rushing water and cottonwood trees. Many brides make use of the adjacent Riverside Park, which is a short walk away. It is also nestled on the Arkansas River banks and guarded by an arsenal of century old-cottonwood trees. For more traditional ceremonies, downtown Salida’s historic churches are popular. Given the SteamPlant’s central location, many brides enjoy parading by bike or foot from the later ceremony sites to the SteamPlant. If bad weather arises, we can accommodate your wedding ceremony in our theater, ballroom or conference center. 

Contact Information:  info@salidasteamplant.com or call 719-530-0933.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Denver

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13 Reviews for SteamPlant Event Center

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I am so glad we had our wedding reception here! I wanted a barn wedding or something with character. The lights and the character of the Steam Plant were perfect. Everyone here was great to work with. I was coming from out of town and Shannon made it easy to communicate via phone and email in preparation. She thought of things I didn't think of when I met with her a month before the wedding. In the end it was perfect. It was beautiful and we had so much fun! I got so many comments about how good it was and what a cool place the Steam Plant was for the reception!

Profile Picture Sherrill, 9/24/16, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Barware, Parking, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Indoor, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
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!

Profile Picture Annie, 8/29/15, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
3.9

I worked with Beatrice and the team at the Steamplant, from early February until the day of the wedding. We loved the venue for the wedding (the plaza), the cocktail hour and the reception (in the ballroom) and the team at the Steamplant were very responsive to our needs.
Thank you again for supporting us on our important day.

Profile Picture michell, 7/4/15, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

SteamPlant Event Center Pricing

SteamPlant Event Center Price Rates

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $3,500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $2,995.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $3,500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $2,995.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Glassware
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Bar Service Price Includes:
Bartender(s)

SteamPlant Event Center FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
220
Guest Minimum
1
Event Spaces
5
Type
Ballroom, Historic
Style
Vintage
Setting
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner
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Event Planning
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Lighting/Sound
All Inclusive Packages
Bridal Suite
Cake
Clean Up
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
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Wireless Internet
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Aisle Runners
Altar/Arches
Audio Equipment
Chair Covers
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Lighting
Tables
Centerpieces
Drapery
Furniture
Photobooth
Tent Accessories
Tents
Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Chocolate Fountain
Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access
Valet
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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 ENDORSEMENTS
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!

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

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
719-530-0933 (phone)
9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Mon. - Thurs. and 1 hour prior to all events