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 for up to 180 seated guests
  • Air conditioned and heated building
  • Large catering kitchen
  • Elegant, padded seating
  • Plentiful, clean, modern restrooms
  • Beautiful, historic background for photos
  • Parking accommodations
  • Park-like outdoor grounds

3 Steps to Reserve Your Date

1Contact the Depot Coordinator at (989) 893-4596 to check availability and schedule a tour.

2Once approved, fill out and sign the Facility Application and send it in with the non-refundable deposit. Cash, check, and money orders are accepted. Please make checks out to Pere Marquette Depot, LLC.

3 The balance of the fee is due 90 days prior to your event.


Contact Us

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