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Price range: $14,850 - $19,550 Price range: $14,850 - $19,550
Couples usually spend $17,200 Couples usually spend $17,200
Reception
$23,600 starting price
Ceremony
$1,200 starting price
Bar service
$32 per person
Reception
$12,500 starting price
Ceremony
$1,200 starting price
Bar service
$32 per person
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The Ashton Depot is a full-service event venue in Fort Worth, Texas. Known for its historic building and its culinary team, the venue has various spaces for your event, such as a courtyard, private suite and a ballroom that features marble floors, tin ceilings and stained glass windows. These features were present in the building in 1899, making the venue a unique and historical location. With its classic, vintage style, this venue provides a classy, elegant setting for your special day that is popular among foodies and history buffs alike.

Facilities and Capacity
With 10,000 square feet of space, The Ashton Depot can accommodate 30 to 350 guests for sit-down dinners and 50 to more than 500 for receptions. The grand ballroom is a large, historic space that is ideal for receptions, while the 3,200-square-foot courtyard can be tented and is great for cocktail receptions. For smaller parties, a private suite can accommodate up to 30 guests. This venue is ideal for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and engagement parties.

Services Offered
With the goal of helping you execute your dream event, The Ashton Depot offers various packages and services. The wedding packages include much of what you’d need for your reception: 4-hour hosted bar with a signature drink, champagne toast, table linens, tables, gold Chiavari chairs, china, glassware, silverware and service staff. In addition, couples may also benefit from valet parking and security, private tastings and help from an event manager.

Cuisine
The Ashton Depot offers catering services with a unique flair from a culinary team led by Executive Chef Cesar Gallegos. Gallegos has more than 15 years of experience in upscale resort and hotel food service venues. He creates fresh cuisine influenced by different international styles and traditions. Options include tray passed hors d’oeuvres, salads, synchronized plated options, buffet options, food station options, signature cocktails, late night snacks and bar/beverage upgrades. The Ashton Depot also offers off-site catering at locations around Fort Worth.

History
Though it’s now been transformed into a full-service venue, The Ashton Depot was originally a railroad station that opened in 1899. It was renovated in 1937. In 1970, it was listed as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. Now, the terminal has been restored to reflect its historical significance and beauty. The original stained glass windows, barrel-vaulted ceilings and marble floors create an elegant, stylish and vintage environment that is great for wedding celebrations.

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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?

$23,600

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

$12,500

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?

$1,200

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

$1,200

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$32

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

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Signature Drink

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

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

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
July
August
September
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5.0 out of 5 rating
46 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
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Merrissa
Merrissa K. Sent on 03/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Wedding Venue

I booked The Ashton Depot Catering + Events for our wedding in January 2023. I attended an event at The Ashton Depot back in 2015 and the beauty and memory was kept front in center in my mind since that day. When the day came to search for our own wedding venue, The Ashton Depot was the first place I scheduled to visit, and it was “it” from that day forward. Not only is it a stunning space, but I really appreciated the full service support. I was not interested in managing a lot of vendors so the fact that I only needed to work with a DJ, photographer, bakery, and florist was a blessing. The built in coordinator at The Ashton Depot was a bonus! She was incredibly responsive and supportive during the entire process and the night before added the cornhole games per my dad’s request. When I tell you I did not have to do anything on my wedding day, it was thanks to the organization and professionalism of The Ashton Depot staff.
Our guests raved not only about the space, but the plated meal service was icing on the cake. The process made the timeline so smooth for us, the couple, to enjoy our food and our guests. Everyone thought the food was incredibly and every water glass remained full throughout the entire night. The Bride and Groom have a butler assigned and is always within reach to refill our drinks, guide us to our next activity, and just see that we had everything we needed at all times.
I can’t recommend the Ashton Depot Catering + Events enough. Don’t walk, but run to explore if it’s the right event venue for you.
Sarah
Sarah K. Sent on 10/16/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible! Wedding of our dreams!

The service was above and beyond! Truly delicious food! Our guests had a blast!
Erica
Erica E. Sent on 08/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best venue in DFW!

I give Ashton Depot the highest review! Cindy Vasquez, Chef Cesar Gallegos, and the entire team were wonderful to work with. Cindy was very kind, helpful, and responsive to our questions.
The staff took care of everything from setting up to keeping us on our timeline, providing coordination of their rental items, and taking everything down at the end of the evening. My husband and I, along with our families, did not have to worry about anything; we were in good hands.
The staff exceeded our expectations. Our butler and all the other servers were terrific and very attentive. The synchronized service for dinner was excellent! Many of our guests told us it was the best wedding they had ever attended, along with the best food.
It is so easy to write this review for Ashton Depot, just thinking back on all the details from our wedding reception just makes me smile! We’re so grateful we were able to book the Ashton Depot for our wedding reception and that our date was available. Thank you to all the staff at Ashton Depot that helped us have the wedding of our dreams! We are FOREVER grateful and will always recommend y’all to everyone we know!
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LBK Entertainment LBK Entertainment Wedding DJs

I have so many great memories with Ashton Depot. As I redesign my website, I see a ton of pictures from this fantastic historical venue. The staff is FANTASTIC. Cynthia is great to work with and Miguel is extremely thorough. I love trusting the venue and working with them as a vendor. Highly recommend looking into this venue for your next event.

Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel Hotel Weddings

The Ashton Depot is a top notch, unique, and gorgeous wedding venue in downtown Fort Worth. They are located just two blocks from our lovely hotel, so we partner often on wedding events and guest rooms. Having experienced their dining first hand, I am confident in saying that the service and cuisine at Ashton Depot is well above average, super memorable, and completely impressive. A great choice for your wedding venue!

One Fine Day One Fine Day Wedding Planners

The Ashton Depot was an absolute pleasure to work with. EVERYBODY on staff went above and beyond before and during the event. My being a planner, I appreciate organization, sticking to timelines and willingness to do whatever it takes to make this happen. Ashton Depot did all of this. I am more than happy to work with them again. Besides, the building is beautiful, the food is delicious and I believe my clients & their guests have always left more than happy! A+++

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Ashton Depot frequently asked questions

Ashton Depot includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Ashton Depot includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Ashton Depot includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Signature Drink
The space offered by Ashton Depot for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
Ashton Depot offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Ashton Depot offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Ashton Depot offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi
Ashton Depot offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Ashton Depot is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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