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The Ashton Depot

  • 1501 Jones Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102-6516
  • Region: Sundance Square & Downtown
  • Phone: (817) 810-9501

The historic The Ashton Depot was originally opened on March 1, 1899 in response to a growing demand for railroad service in Fort Worth. It has both witnessed and contributed to over a century of Texas memories. Today, the neoclassical Beaux Arts-Style terminal has been restored to its original beauty and distinctiveness. The original stained glass windows, barrel-vaulted ceilings, and marble floors are stunning, emanating an atmosphere of effortless style and grace. The Ashton Depot is now a full service event venue and employs a full culinary team & service team. Max capacity - 900; No. of receptions - 800; Rounds of - 300.

Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description The Ashton Depot building was built in 1899 and served as the Santa Fe Rail Station. In 1999 the Beaux Arts-style Depot was restored to its original beauty and distinctiveness. The original stained glass windows, barrel-vaulted ceilings, and marble floors are stunning, emanating an atmosphere of effortless style and grace. The Ashton Depot can accommodate up to 350 for a seated meal and up to 800 for a reception style event. It boasts an outdoor terrace perfect for cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies as well as a large indoor ballroom with balcony. The Ashton Depot is known not only for it's beautiful building, but also for it's talented culinary team and exceptional butler style service. The Ashton Depot also offers synchronized plated dinner service for those who wish to have a more fine dining experience.
  • Exhibits 75
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Reception Capacity 800
  • Theatre Capacity 600
  • Auditorium: Max Seating Capacity 0
  • Outside Space: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 100
  • Outside Space: Reception Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider true
  • Exclusive Caterer(s) true
  • Largest Room: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 350
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 300
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 300
  • Largest Room: Ceiling Height 27
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 600
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 20
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 3
  • Exhibit Space: Number of 8x10 booths 0
  • On-Site Kitchen true
  • Outdoor Event Space true
  • Square Footage: Largest Meeting Room 0
  • Square Footage: Smallest Meeting Room 0
  • Total Venue Capacity 350
  • Banquet Capacity 400
  • Booths 60
  • Suites 1
  • Classroom Capacity 400