Events & Pricing

Whistlestop Park & Depot Rental Information

The Depot is available on many days for private rentals utilizing the building and grounds for weddings, showers, reunions, graduations, anniversaries and other reception arrangements according to the following:


  • $150.00 For Groups of up to 85 people
  • $200.00 For Groups of up to 85 people and alcohol service.
  • (Alcohol service requires the addition of Liability Insurance.)

An open house with a few tables and chairs can accommodate 125 people. A function with 8 to 10 tables and chairs can accommodate 85 people.

Rental deposit is refundable if facilities are clean and not damaged.

Beautiful park surrounds the grounds.


Many Downtown Events in the community involve the closing the street in front of the Depot. That may often cause disruptions for private rentals. Subsequently, the following list of events and dates are provided to avoid conflicts.

  • January 20, 2018 - Winterfest - Depot is open
  • July 3, 2018 - Depot is available. May be affected by Street Dance.
  • July 4, 2018 – Parade & Festivities – Depot is Closed.
  • July 13-14, 2018 - Grass Lake Traffic Jam'in - Depot is open, but may experience congestion & noise.
  • September 8 & 9, 2018  – Heritage Day – Depot is reserved
  • December 1 & 2, 2018 – Holiday Open House – Depot is reserved

You can contact the Chamber Office at 517-522-8838 for availability & information, or click on the link below for the Events/Depot Calendar to see the dates where the Depot is already reserved.

Events/Depot Calendar