Planning Your Event

 

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Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement!

The B&O Station Banquet Hall offers the most unique rooms and setting. We want our brides and grooms to take comfort in knowing that on their special day our staff is attentive and dedicated in providing them and their guests with only the finest service they expect.

Our Youngstown Room is the ideal setting for your cocktail hour, the Balcony Area and winding stair case can be used for a photo shoot or to accommodate your guests with additional seating during the cocktail hour, and our beautifully renovated Main Dining Area can accommodate up to 150 guests for your reception. Our entire facility is also wheelchair accessible. Our tunnel room is perfect for your buffet, cookie, cake table, and/or gift tables.

Engagement Party

Assembling both families together for the first time can be equally challenging and fun. Add diverse groups of friends to the mix, and you’re in for quite a treat. Use unique invitations, hilarious photos of the soon-to-be bride and groom, and engaging ice breakers to set the tone. You bring the creative excitement, and let The B&O Station Banquet Hall take care of the set-up and help with choosing the perfect catering company.

Bridal Shower

Whether you’re planning an intimate get-together with a handful of close friends or a lavish soiree that reaches out to distant relatives, we’ll help you send the bride off to her new life in distinguished style. Choose an elegant or creative theme, set up a few games, and create a fond memento for the bride-to-be. Just be sure to remember your camera – and trust The B&O Station Banquet Hall
to host a picture-perfect event.

Anniversary Celebrations

Golden Anniversary
A 50-year marriage deserves a celebration that will be remembered by friends and family for 50 more. Let the event staff of The B&O Station Banquet Hall ensure every last detail is in place.
We’ll help you create a truly grand celebration.

Silver Anniversary
The 25-year anniversary marks an exciting time in a couple’s life. The children are growing up and they are beginning to rediscover the joys of just being together. Learn how The B&O Station Banquet Hall can help you celebrate the happy couple’s past, present, and future by contacting us today.

Other Milestones
At The B&O Station Banquet Hall , we believe every successful year of marriage is cause for celebration. Put your anniversary celebration in the hands of our professional staff, and know that the party will be a gift unto itself.

Graduation Parties

Indoors or out! The B&O Station Banquet Hall has the atmosphere that is perfect for the classmates and family get-togethers. Celebrate your graduate’s accomplishments in style!

Birthday Parties

Kid’s Birthday Parties
Bring your child’s next birthday party roaring to life with a great theme – along with coordinating decorations and the helpful assistance of the the B&O Station Banquet Hall event staff.
We can make sure this year’s celebration takes the cake.

Adult Birthday Parties
Themes can also add a to adult celebrations. Luau and Mardi Gras-style parties are always sure-fire hits. Whatever you choose, you can depend on the friendly staff of The B&O Station Banquet Hall to help make your party truly sensational.

Sweet Sixteen Birthdays
What better way to show your new 16-year-old how deeply adored she is than to give her a fun-filled day full of friends, family, and festivities? The planners at the B&O Station Banquet Hall know what it takes to impress today’s teens.

Family Reunions

The Dinner or Reception
Combine The B&O Station Banquet Hall’s fantastic event staff with our beautiful banquet rooms and catering services and you’ll have an evening everyone will remember.

The Special Occasion
Larger families find it difficult to get together every year. Many family reunions are planned around a special event – Aunt Laura’s 90th birthday or Grandma and Grandpa’s 50th Anniversary. With all the coordination needed, using The B&O Station Banquet Hall to help plan the details is a great idea.

Class Reunions

High School Reunions
You want this one to be truly memorable. “Retro” reunions are one way to go. Get a band or DJ to play the tunes you listened to way-back-when. Or plan your reunion around a big event at your alma mater – such as homecoming or a football game against a big rival – and relive long-forgotten feelings. Regardless of your particular plans, the expert staff of The B&O Station Banquet Hall
will help ensure the party goes off in unforgettable style.

College Reunions
College reunions are an entirely different story – often with strict budgets enforced by alumni groups and restrictions set by the university. How do you shine through with a celebration as wild and crazy as your senior year? Leave it to The B&O Station Banquet Hall to create the perfect atmosphere for reminiscing about all of the boring lectures you skipped.

Private / Boarding School Reunions

Just because you attended private school doesn’t mean you should miss out. In fact, this class-reunion type is often the grandest of all – with festivities frequently spanning an entire weekend and a guest list that includes alumni, current students, past and present faculty, and families for all of the above. Contact The B&O Station Banquet Hall today, we’ll make sure your reunion is unmistakably Grade A.

Religious Events

Spiritual Events
Whether you’re organizing a youth adult retreat, church conference, special weekend, or overnight activity, The B&O Station Banquet Hall offers is a perfect location.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebrations
Let us assist you in planning the celebration of your child’s new repsonsiblities. The B&O Station Banquet Hall takes the stress out of planning this momentous celebration, with spacious banquet facilities to accommodate all of your family and friends.

Holiday / Cultural

Kick off your next holiday celebration in grand style. Let The B&O Station Banquet Hall create a festive setting for every important calendar date – from Christmas to Cinco de Mayo, from Halloween to Hanukkah. Rely on us to add just the right touch of excitement to any cultural-holiday party.

Association Events

Whether you’re organizing weekly meetings for a professional society or a black-tie dinner for your most valued donors, The B&O Station Banquet Hall is the perfect choice to host your next group event. At The B&O Station Banquet Hall, our mission is to make your event a success by providing the ideal backdrop.

Sports Celebrations

Season Celebration Banquets and Awards
The time has come to pay tribute to a great season. With so much to reflect upon, organizing the actual banquet may be the last thing on your mind. Rely on the B&O Station Banquet Hall for that game-winning assist. With spacious banquet facilities and crowd-pleasing a list of catering companies, we’ll make sure your next awards ceremony is one for the record books.

Sporting Event Celebrations
Let The B&O Station Banquet Hall be the location for your next sporting event celebration. Super Bowl, The World Series, Sporting Event Shows, Nascar or TV Awards Shows. The expert Staff at The B&O Station Banquet Hall will make it one for the record books.

Corporate

For meetings and events that leave an impression, The B&O Station Banquet Hall has a special charm. From our smaller meeting rooms to our Main Dining Area. Whether you’re planning a company strategy session, an intimate cocktail party for an employee retirement, or a celebratory banquet for your annual holiday party. When you choose The B&O Station Banquet Hall for corporate special occasions, you can relax and depend on us to understand your need for flexibility, service, and care. From selecting one of our experienced catering companies to suggesting the special touches we’ll create the perfect
setting with exacting attention to detail.

Educational Events

Educational Workshops
Make sure your workshop makes the grade before it even begins. Allow The B&O Station Banquet Hall to take care of the logistics. Our skilled staff will provide all the behind-the-scenes essentials. Your only job? The educational stuff.

Training Seminars

The formula for a successful seminar doesn’t need to be complicated. With The B&O Station Banquet Hall as part of the equation, you’ll be sure all details are properly foreseen. Our qualified staff will make sure every meeting room is in order. Ace the organization of your next training seminar, with The B&O Station Banquet Hall as your helpful tutor.

School Events

Sure, your school’s own auditorium, cafeteria, and classrooms are natural places to hold most of its events. But there are plenty of important occasions that need to be hosted off-campus – from graduation ceremonies to proms and semi-formals to faculty luncheons. Look to us as an intelligent resource
when coordinating your next school function. We’ll make sure it receives top honors from its attendees – whether they’re students, teachers, parents, or all of the above.

Expos

The B&O Banquet hall offers the perfect venue for a bridal expo. Our winding staircase and balcony area create a beautiful setting for a bridal fashion show and entertainment. Vendor attendees have their choice of several unique locations to set up their booth space. If your company is hosting a business expo or recruiting for new employees our staff at The B&O Station Banquet Hall will help with all the details. The B&O Banquet Hall’s grounds and landscaping create a park-like setting and will provide the necessary elements for indoor-outdoor home and garden show.

Fraternity / Sorority Formals

You’ve been placed in charge of planning the most important nights of your brothers’ and sisters’ college lives – the fraternity or sorority formal. There’s so much to organize – from the location and menu, to the music and transportation. Surely you’re stressed enough about finding a date. Let The B&O Station Banquet Hall come to your aid like a caring sibling – one who’s been there so many times before. We’ll provide the knowledge and expertise you need to seal the title as “best party planner ever.”

Government or Military Events

Government Meetings
Make a bold, powerful statement by hosting your next government meeting at The B&O Station Banquet Hall. We’ve got everything needed to satisfy your agenda – whether you’re hosting a national conference of distinguished representatives, a round table forumto discuss important political issues, a town-hall-style assembly of the local community, or a consortium of lobbyists. Stay focused on your message, while your choose of professional caterers handles the rest. Indeed, delegation is a beautiful thing.

Political Celebrations

With its endless cycle of hard-fought contests, the world of politics offers frequent cause for celebration – from the joys of winning an important legislative crusade to the nail-biting excitement of election night. Nominate us as Chief of Festivities, and sit back as we set all of the necessary gears in motion. From providing a banquet room spacious enough for all of your supporters to administering poll -your choice of professional catering companies – to setting up a separate press room – we’ll do everything in our power to bolster your success. The B&O Station Banquet Hall welcomes political groups of every persuasion – from the far right to the extreme left, and everyone in between.