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The Steam Plant

Dayton, OH View map

About

Welcome to The Steam Plant, downtown Dayton’s “newest” event venue! The former power generating plant has undergone a careful three year renovation preserving the historical integrity of the building while adding modern amenities for today’s discerning couple.

The Grand Hall is the primary event space offering nearly 6000 square feet to create a memorable event! Some of the many architectural features of The Grand Hall include floor to ceiling arched windows, exposed brick and beams, uplit columns, polished concrete floors, operational ceiling fans, and the show piece of the room, a two-story custom built-in bar. Off the bar area is The Cigar Patio, a lovely outdoor courtyard perfect for a quaint ceremony, cocktails, a place for the guys to take a cigar break or breath of fresh air. Below the Grand Hall is the lower level former Boiler Room, another unique area useable for a dance club, after party, an intimate ceremony, event or reception space.

One of the highlights of The Steam Plant is The Bridal Suite, a spacious retreat designed with brides in mind. The suite offers plenty of room for brides and their squad to spread out and prepare for the big day! A salon style sink and mirrors for hair and make-up preparation, soft furniture and table seating, TV, bar area and plenty of natural light for photographers to capture the scene. .Off the suite is another one-of-a-kind feature unique to The Steam Plant, a 58-foot Catwalk overlooking The Grand Hall. Imagine a bouquet toss, toast or dramatic entry, the possibilities are endless! The Steam Plant also has a second getting ready space for grommsmen or bridal parties, The Locker Room. Located in the lower level, away from the bridal suite, a unique and quaint space for wedding day preparations.

The Steam Plant also offers a beautifully landscaped Outdoor Space which is a true urban oasis perfect for a ceremony, reception or moonlit soiree.

Tours are by appointment only 937-985-0617 or steamplantdayton@gmail.com

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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?

Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
Rated
4.9
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Recommended by 99% of couples
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    Emily G. Married on 01/10/2021
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    Perfect Place for a Christmas/Winter Wedding

    The Steam Plant was everything we dreamed of for our wedding venue, and it was even better in the winter because they decorate for Christmas! Even more, fom the get, Lisa was so helpful and so welcoming. She offered constant support and provided sample photos, up to date health and safety info and more, sometimes without us even having to ask! If you’re looking for a venue for both your wedding and reception, this is the perfect spot. They are experts at a room flip! We were so sad to see our wedding day come to an end because this venue made it so beautiful!

    The Steam Plant's reply:

    Emily, thank you so much, we appreciate your great feedback! We loved helping you realize your vision for your wedding and are thrilled you were happy with the results. Thank you for trusting us to be part of your big day!
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    Megan R. Married on 11/16/2019
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    Amazing Experience!

    Lisa and the Steam Plant team were amazing to work with. They were flexible and helped make our day exactly how we pictured it! They were incredible to work with! The venue itself is absolutely stunning and I love how versatile the space is. I've been to other weddings there and each event looks and feels unique - just like the couple! We couldn't have been happier with how our wedding turned out. Also, the bridal space was an incredible addition and I'm so happy we were able to get ready there the morning of the wedding! All around, we had an amazing experience and could not recommend the venue more!

    The Steam Plant's reply:

    WOW, thank you Megan for the awesome review! We appreciate the feedback, we try to be helpful with couples yet stay in our lane. You two were so fun to work with it makes our job easy. We are thrilled everything worked out so well and your guests enjoyed the party! Thank you again for the glowing endorsement!
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    Jaclyn L. Married on 08/31/2019
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    Best Venue in Dayton!

    The Steam Plant is by far the BEST venue in Dayton. Not only is the venue gorgeous, but Lisa is very professional and easy to work with. The bridal suite is one of a kind and provided plenty of room for all of my bridal party and hair/makeup artists. Our guests are still talking about how unique and beautiful our wedding venue was. Would recommend to anyone!

    The Steam Plant's reply:

    Jaclyn, THANK YOU for your kind remarks!
    We loved working with you and Josh and are so thrilled you and your guests loved the venue and enjoyed the experience!
    We so appreciate your 5-star review and recommendation!
    Best of luck :)
    THE STEAM TEAM

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617 E. 3rd Street Dayton, OH, 45402
9379850617
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