The Espee is an impressively versatile wedding venue situated on the edge of downtown San Antonio, Texas. Once affectionately known as “The Crossroads of America,” this retired train station continues to be a center of culture and community. Couples can choose from nine event spaces with the option to combine areas for a truly dynamic wedding affair. A sister neighbor to St. Paul Square, The Espee is an iconic gateway to a treasure trove of exciting eateries and bars. This hub for individuality and jubilation is a wonderful space for bringing family and friends together in celebration of true love.
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The Espee has a rich history as the central connection to multiples states across America from California to Louisiana. Since first opening its doors in 1883, the famous “Sunset Station” has maintained its striking allure as a place for human connection. For the past two decades, this 20,000 square foot property has embraced its new role as San Antonio’s premier event space. Today, the venue offers an array of rooms each possessing a unique style and layout to accommodate concerts, festivals, and exceptional weddings. The Plaza is perhaps the most expansive option offering a multipurpose 7,500 square foot outdoor space. Couples are welcome to book The Plaza along with any of the other areas to host an extravagant gathering with little limitation on party size. With its twinkling lights and exquisite views of the city’s skyline, this open concept site is brimming with possibilities. Meanwhile, the Postoffice is tailor-made for fairytale weddings with room to host up to 200 guests. Steeped in tradition and simplistic stylings, this historic space is The Espee’s most affordable venue. For to-be-weds seeking a more all-inclusive space, the Banking Hall offers the ability to host two events with gorgeous sliding doors that separate the north and south end. Its rustic exposed-wood ceilings and brick walls make it a visually tantalizing site to enjoy any wedding day from start to finish. This flexible room can comfortably accommodate as many as 400 guests and it can do so in any style desired.
In the spirit of bringing people together, the Espee is always excited to see another milestone event brought to life. The venue collaborates with a variety of local catering providers that are happy to combine their talents into an exclusive culinary team. Bringing a diverse range of cooking styles and tastes to the fold, couples and their guests are sure to be in for a memorable wedding feast. These chef-led companies strive to use only the finest in local and seasonal ingredients to produce unique menus bursting with rare and exotic flavors. The Espee also boasts an eclectic mix of partnerships that afford couples a comprehensive list of decor, rental, lighting, and transportation options. Experienced and friendly onsite event staff are at hand throughout the day to keep things running smoothly. From bartenders to valet services, the options are endless so couples can sit back and enjoy the joining of their new community.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Espee?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At The Espee, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
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What are the most important characteristics of The Espee in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Espee for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Espee offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- Bar Services
- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
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