The Boise Depot




Celebrate your nuptials in the City of Trees – Boise, Idaho. Boise is the perfect setting for nature lovers and history buffs alike. Looking for a unique and elegant setting that will give you the best of nature and history? Look no further than the Boise Depot. Designed by New York architects, the Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure operated by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. With a splendid panoramic view of the Boise Front, the impeccably manicured grounds feature Platt Gardens, a lovely park with pathways, a gazebo, and a koi pond. The park’s lovely display of greenery and hillside location provides a romantic garden setting for you to say, “I do.” After the ceremony, share a magical kiss in the depot’s magnificent Bell Tower. The celebration continues inside the depot’s Great Hall. Make a grand entrance into your reception as you descend a long graceful stairway. Then partake in a delicious meal and dance the night away. The Boise Depot has everything you need to host an unforgettable and unique wedding celebration!

Venue Style

Event Center, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 165 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 165 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $985 to $918 for a reception and includes 8 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $0 to $50 depending on the space. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $125/hr. A refundable security deposit of $300 is required. Please inquire with venue for holiday rental and ceremony only fees, as well as fees for reserving additional spaces including the North Plaza and Bell Tower. Please note that Friday and Saturday rentals have an 8 hour minimum.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Boise Depot is estimated at between $5,089 and $8,420 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Sound system included
Dance area included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
No open flames allowed