Outside view of The Steam Plant in Dayton by Dayton Wedding Photographer Studio 22 Photography


Formerly a power generating plant, The Steam Plant is a newly renovated event venue that is unique and versatile. Its main floor boasts 30-foot high ceilings, arched windows stretching nearly the full length from floor to ceiling, and a one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, two-story built-in bar. Along with a beautiful indoor area, it also has a stunning outdoor wedding area. But the awesome doesn’t stop there. They also have a fantastic lower area for cocktail hour! Having a beautifully manicured lawn with space for plenty of guests indoors and outdoors, your guests will love all the areas to mingle.

Beyond impressing your guests, The Steam Plant has a beautiful getting ready area. With rooms for both partners, you can get ready without seeing one another if you prefer. And, with plenty of space for hair & makeup artists, you can move around without being cramped.

With all the unique touches, you’re going to love the modern twists of this industrial wedding venue!

When searching for your Dayton wedding venue, check out the Steam Plant!

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Room for Plenty of Wedding Guests

The Pavilion, with it’s beautifully manicured green space, is a perfect spot for an outdoor Dayton Wedding. The unique architecture, coupled with the beautiful florals and evergreens, makes for a fantastic backdrop for your wedding vows, regardless of the season.

The Grand Hall is the staple of The Steam Plant’s wedding reception area, and it can accommodate 350 seated guests or 500 guests during reception. While a great option for a large wedding, if you’re having a more intimate Dayton wedding reception, you can’t go wrong with the Steam Plant. They offer a variety of available furniture, or you can also rent gorgeous setups from Something Old Vintage Rentals to break up the room and build a cozy, intimate setting.

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Fantastic Bridal Suite

The Steam Plant boasts a spacious getting ready suite for couples, which can house both partners and allow them to not see one another if they prefer. With plenty of natural light, hair and makeup artists will enjoy being able to work with fantastic natural light to make sure their work is perfect, and your Dayton Wedding Photographer will have plenty of room to work the area and create beautiful, unique wedding photos as well.

And, don’t forget the unique side room off of the bridal suite! With its bright walls and perfectly positioned windows, the light is always perfect, and you have the opportunity to use the unique area for a fresh take on wedding portraits.

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Location-Rich Area for Photos

The Steam Plant boasts multiple gorgeous areas for wedding photos, from the outdoor spaces, to the Boiler Room, to the catwalk and the balcony. However, if you want to have a little more variety in your photos, or would like to have a little more green space in your photos, The Steam Plant is perfectly located to go off the grounds to wander in a few of the fantastic Dayton Metro Parks! River Scape Metro and Wegerzyn Gardens are both nearby and gorgeous in all seasons to provide a nice variety for portraits on your wedding day.

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The Steam Plant is one of the best wedding venues in Dayton, Ohio. No matter where you choose to have your wedding, it's going to be amazing, and I can't wait to capture it for you.