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Forest Park Visitor Center


Beautifully restored building in Forest Park

Originally built in 1892 as a streetcar shelter, the Forest Park Visitor Center is part of the many exciting renovations that have taken place in Forest Park and has become a much sought after location year round for special events. The Forest Park Visitor Center, with its distinctive Spanish architecture and clock tower, serves as a Visitor Information and Educational Center with beautiful banquet facilities and state of the art meeting rooms. It is situated on the north side of the park in close proximity to the Missouri Historical Society and the Muny. Many wonderful memories have been made in Forest Park…create a few of your own at the Forest Park Visitor Center.

Seated: 240, with dance floor: 210

Buffet Seated: 200, with dance floor: 190

Cocktail Buffet (1/2 seating): 325, with dance floor: 275

Cocktail Reception (standing): 450, with dance floor: 400

Please Note: The capacities for seated and buffet seated events are calculated using 60-inch round tables with 10 guests at each.  Any deviation (altering the number of guests at each table, adding a "head" table, or changing the shape of a table from round to square and/or rectangle) will cause your maximum number to decrease, and may cause you to incur extra charges.

Facility Rental for Private Events

Day Rental: Up to 4 hours (must end by 4:00 p.m.)
Mon-Thurs: $450

Evening Rental: Up to 4 hours (earliest start time 6:30 p.m.)
Mon-Thurs: $1000
Fri & Sun: $1800
Sat: $2200

There is a $250 additional set up and clean up fee added to all space rentals.

PLEASE NOTE: There is a $15,000 food & beverage minimum for Saturday night events.

Facility Rental for Wedding Rehearsal Dinners

There is a 20% discount on the facility rental price for rehearsal dinners.

Wedding or Private Events:
Corporate Events:
Phone: 314.961.7588