Rent the Train Station

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train stationThe historic downtown Kirkwood Train Station can be rented during the day time or in the evenings. Rental details are listed below.

Daytime Rentals

  • Daytime Rental Application Form
  • Daytime reservations are accepted on an hourly basis only. See below for hourly rates.
  • Reservations will not be accepted for more than a year in advance. Example: You may apply to reserve the Train Station on March 1, 2016, for a February 28, 2017, event, but no earlier.
  • Reservations must be made online. If you (or your organization) do not have computer access, you may call 314-822-5806, and a staff member will enter your reservation electronically.
  • Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the electronic date stamp of your online reservation will determine the order of reservations.
  • A contract must be signed within five (5) business days of the acceptance and confirmation of the reservation. All fees and the deposit will be due at the time the contract is signed, with the exception of the Host Fee (see below).
  • Fundraisers are allowed in the Train Station, including silent auctions.
  • Product sales are not allowed in the Train Station.
  • *Indoor capacity is 40 people, per the Fire Marshal of the City of Kirkwood.
  • *Combined indoor/outdoor capacity is 70 people. However, this number of attendees will require that tables be set up outdoors.
  • The Host Fee must be paid in cash, on the date of the event, directly to the host.
  • Daytime rentals will be accepted for every day of the week, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., only. The Station may be closed on some holidays and City events.
  • Businesses may rent the Train Station for parties only, not to sell products or merchandise.
  • The Kirkwood Train Station is a smoke-free environment. Renters are responsible for ensuring there is no under-age drinking. Please see the additional list of on-site rules included in your contract.
  • A security deposit may be required, depending on the nature of the event.

Daytime Rental Fees:

The daytime rental rate for all individuals and organizations is $75 per hour, with a minimum rental of two hours. All set-up and clean-up must be completed during the hourly rental times (start and stop times). The host fee of $50 applies and must be paid to the host in cash at the start of the event. Please note: Businesses may rent the Train Station for parties only, not to sell products or merchandise.

Evening Rentals

  • Evening Rental Application Form
  • Reservations will not be accepted for more than a year in advance. Example: You may apply to reserve the Train Station on March 1, 2016, for a February 28, 2017, event, but no earlier.
  • Reservations must be made online. If you or your organization do not have computer access, you may call 314-822-5806, and a staff member will enter your reservation electronically.
  • Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the electronic date stamp of your online reservation will determine the order of reservations.
  • A rental agreement must be signed within five (5) business days of the acceptance and confirmation of the reservation. All fees and the deposit will be due at the time the contract is signed, with the exception of the Host Fee (see below).
  • Fundraisers are allowed in the Train Station, including silent auctions.
  • Product sales are not allowed in the Train Station.
  • Indoor capacity is 40 people, per the Fire Marshal of the City of Kirkwood.
  • Combined indoor/outdoor capacity is 70 people. However, this number of attendees will require that tables be set up outdoors.
  • The Host Fee must be paid in cash, on the date of the event, directly to the host.
  • Evening rental times are: 5:30 to 11:00 p.m., including set-up. Clean-up must be completed within 30 minutes of the end of the event.
  • The Kirkwood Train Station is a smoke-free environment. Renters are responsible for ensuring there is no under-age drinking. Please see the additional list of on-site rules included in your contract.

Evening Rental Fees:

The following fees are for a five-hour rental time.

  • Kirkwood Resident or Business*: $300
  • Kirkwood Nonprofit Organization: $100
  • Nonresident Individual or Business: $400
  • Nonresident Nonprofit Organization: $200
  • Security and Cleaning Deposit: $200, paid by all renters. This will be returned if the Station is left clean and returned to its normal setup (tables and chairs).
  • Host Fee: $70, paid by all renters (Note: This must be paid in cash, to the host, on the day of the event.)

*Businesses may rent the Train Station for parties only, not to sell products or merchandise.