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Houston Wedding Venues: Discover Station 3

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Station 3 : A historic venue just minutes from Downtown Houston

Located minutes outside of downtown Houston, Station 3 is one of Houston’s official historic landmarks. This former firehouse built 1903 underwent a full renovation in 2014 but retained its original brick walls, wood floors, concrete beams, and intricate hand-carved exterior stonework. This is a venue steeped in timeless beauty and charm. And yes, it still has a fireman’s pole.

You have already come along on our venue journey to the Northwest and the South. Today we’re heading to the heart of the action right outside of downtown Houston.

You and your guests are sure to love the history and ambiance of Station 3. Upon walking the venue, I was immediately taken with the 14ft high ceilings and the floor to ceiling windows. They spared no expense when completing the renovation. The restroom areas are state of the art and the designers also added in a lift for ease of access to the second-floor entertainment space. The original exposed brick walls are perfect for a shabby-chic wedding or an ultra-modern affair. Station 3 is venue with the perfect mix of old and new.

Here are some items to highlight when planning for your event:

Are upgrades on-site?
Staging, lighting, tents are, others inquire for details
Ceremony Areax 
Cocktail Spacex 
Reception Spacex 
Host multiple events at same time x
Outside Catering? Buy-out fee required x

Maximum Occupancy

 Max Occupancy
Multiple Ceremony Sites
Reception150 to 225 based on the location of guests

Rental Pricing Overview:

Monday – Wednesday (9-Hours including set-up and Breakdown)$2500
Sunday – Thursday (9-Hours including set-up and Breakdown)$3500
Friday (9-Hours including set-up and Breakdown)$5000
Sunday (9-Hours including set-up and Breakdown)$7000

How much time does this venue allow for set up?

At Station 3, 4 hours is allotted for set up and additional time can be purchased if needed at the cost of $750 per hour.

What I love about this venue:

I start with its historic charm and central location, but here are a few more gems that sets this venue apart.

  • Chairs and tables are included in your rental fee.
  • Use of online venue layout software.
  • A bridal lounge area with a wet bar.
  • Onsite parking (Valet for a fee)
  • Outdoor courtyard area

What’s included

You get exclusive use of the entire property, upstairs and downstairs as well as the courtyard which can be tented. This means multiple options for where to host different aspects of your wedding or corporate event. Their spaces include:

  • Main floor (14ft ceilings, catering area, reception)
  • Second-floor meeting space with original hardwood floors
  • Outdoor courtyard area
  • Bridal lounge with wet bar
place setting with pink and purple

To schedule a tour with this venue, send a request to or call (832) 831-8113. And for more information, visit Station 3.

Now that you are more informed about Station 3, do you feel you may need some help conducting a tour? If so check out my post on what questions to ask or give me a call.

Photos courtesy of WhoIsLeadingE Photography , the Jeffries and SwaLaRue Events

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