is a beautiful
historic Spanish-style structure operated by the Boise Parks & Recreation Department as a public ceremonial or meeting space and historic site. Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare in the capital city. With a splendid panoramic view of the Boise Front, the building grounds include Platt Gardens, a lovely park with pathways, a gazebo and a koi pond makes this a popular site for weddings, photographs and public gatherings.
A venue as
unique as you.
Great Hall A soaring 77 ft by 46 ft totaling 3,542square-foot multi-story atrium, once served as the building's waiting room. The area can accommodate 300 people with 165 for sit-down events. The two arched entrances and upper story windows allow a flood of natural light to enter the great hall with its airy 44-foot ceiling.
The original 1925
Newsstand is featured on the west wall. The newsstand has been slightly restored but remains in its' original form. This area is great for a buffet or display. The Great Halls' ceiling is lined with Spanish trusses, each imprinted with antique locomotives
Bell Tower In the evening, the 96-foot bell tower is bathed in floodlights and is seen throughout the city.
With a splendid panoramic view of the Boise front.
Reserving the Boise Depot The Depot may be scheduled 11 months in advance (12:01 a.m. on the 1st Day of the 11th month). NOTE: Special/Community Events are not available online.
ONLINE Depot Great Hall may be reserved online via our RecTrac system. To make an online reservation, customers will need to make sure they have a valid username and password at https://bprwebtrac.cityofboise.org prior to making an online reservation. Your address must be verified by a staff member during regular business hours.
ONLINE request form. CALL 208-608-7644 and leave a message. WALK-IN: We are located at 1104 Royal Blvd, Boise Idaho 83706. Office Hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed legal holidays.
Must be 21 years or older to reserve the Boise Depot
FreePublic Hours Information CLOSED LEGAL HOLIDAYS) Sunday and Monday 11AM–5PM
Additional Information Fees