How far in advance can I reserve Soulard Preservation Hall?
It is never too early to choose a date for your event, especially if you are looking for an event in the summer or fall. Some of our clients reserve space up to two years in advance, but we can hold an event as little as two weeks in advance. To secure the exact date you are interested in, contact us as soon as possible. If you are flexible with dates it is easier to secure the facility. Please submit our online form or email us at email@example.com.
What are the costs associated with renting the space?
Please contact SPH with details of your event to determine your specific costs.
The rental of the facility, the bar costs and a 20% taxable service charge on the bar, are the charges associated with an event. One bartender is included with the rental fee. Additional charges may be assessed for extra bartenders (as needed), additional rentals (as needed) and additional setup time beyond that negotiated with the facility manager at a rate of $50/ hour. Please check with the facility manager to arrange your set up time.
Do you require a deposit?
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your reservation and hold the date. This includes 50% of the rental cost and 50% of the anticipated bar cost. Remainder of the payment is due at the time of the event.
Who provides the bar service?
Soulard Preservation Hall provides and serves all beverages. Glass barware is provided in the rental.
Do I need to rent tables and chairs?
Soulard Preservation Hall has 20 66” rounds (each seat 10), 10-30” Cocktail tables, and 200 black folding wooden chairs with padded seat are available for your use and included in the rental fee. Linens for all the tables need to be arranged through your caterer. Caterers must provide all dining room service.
Can I use the caterer of my choice?
The exclusive caterer for Soulard Preservation Hall is Russo’s Catering, an award winning caterer in the St. Louis are for over 50 years.
Can I hold my wedding ceremony at the Soulard Preservation Hall?
Yes, we have held both ceremonies and receptions at the hall. There is a ceremony fee to cover rehearsal time and room turnover.
Can I have a band or a DJ for my event?
Yes, both bands and DJs are welcome at the hall. We have a large stage that is perfect for either. SPH reserves the right to determine the appropriate volume.
Can we decorate the room for our event?
All decorations must be discussed and approved by the SPH management. We do not allow affixing to walls, floors or ceilings of the premises with nails, staples tape or any other substance that will damage the surface or compromise the integrity of the building. Votive and hurricane candles are allowed; taper and other unprotected flames are not allowed. Glitter, confetti, and loose flower petals are not allowed.
Is smoking allowed in Soulard Preservation Hall?
We are a non-smoking facility. Smoking is allowed on our outdoor front terrace area.
When should deliveries be made and when should my decorations and other items be picked up from the hall?
All deliveries must be coordinated with SPH management. Decorations and other personal items must be removed the night of the event. SPH is not responsible for lost or stolen items or items left at the facility. Coordinate all deliveries and pick-ups with SPH management.
Are your main rooms and restrooms handicap accessible?
Yes. Our handicap entrance is on the north side of the building off a wide alley. All areas on the first floor, the auditorium, bar and restrooms, are on one seamless level with no obstructions.
Second floor meeting rooms are accessible by stairway only.
Do you discount for non-profits?
We do take into consideration not-for-profits when quoting prices.