Committed to Preservation...

The Bay Area Community Foundation and entire Bay City Community is grateful to the following donors for their investment in the restoration of the Pere Marquette Depot.

  • Great Lakes Center Foundation

  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation

  • Michigan Department of Transportation

  • Michigan Magnet Fund

  • Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

  • The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation
  • HUD Special Projects Fund

  • S.C. Johnson

  • The Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation

  • The Dow Chemical Company

  • The Kantzler Foundation

  • Bay Area Community Foundation

  • The Noon Rotary Club of Bay City

  • The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation

  • The Russel H. and Maxine E. Smith Charitable Foundation

  • The Osthelder Fund

  • The Bay City Times

  • Alden and Vada Dow Foundation

  • Allied Office Interiors, Inc.

  • GM Powertrain Employees Fund

  • Wal-Mart Foundation

  • Bay Area Community Foundation Trustees

  • Great Lakes Center Foundation Directors

...and many other donors and volunteers!

A Special Place:

  • Comfortable seating for up to 150 guests
  • Air conditioned

  • Large catering kitchen

  • Elegant, padded seating

  • Plentiful, clean, modern restrooms

  • Beautiful, historic background for photos

  • Parking accommodations

  • Ready-room for bridal parties

  • Park-like outdoor grounds

3 Steps to Reserve Your Date

1Contact the Depot Coordinator at (989) 893-4596 to check availability and discuss proposed event/meeting.

2Once approved through initial conversation, complete the application and submit with deposit to secure your date. Your reservation cannot be finalized until we receive this form and the deposit by check or money order made out to Pere Marquette Depot, LLC. Facility Request form is available for download

3 Once the application and deposit is received, you will get a receipt. The balance of the fee is due 90 days prior to your event.

Everyone Loves The Depot...

"Thank you for all your assistance. It is such a pleasure to have this beautiful building in our community!"

– Candace Bales, Bay City Downtown Management Board


Contact Us

1000 Adams Street
Bay City, Michigan USA
(989) 893-4596