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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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!
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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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Ashton Depot?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At Ashton Depot, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At Ashton Depot, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of Ashton Depot in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Ashton Depot for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Ashton Depot offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Ashton Depot have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
- Tent Accessories
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