Host Your Event at the Alamo

Have your next event at The Alamo - available for both daytime and evening events with indoor/outdoor spaces to accommodate a range of gatherings including weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate and social events as well as military ceremonies. The Alamo is committed to connecting, supporting, and honoring our military. Whether you are celebrating a retirement, promotion, or change of command, the Alamo is rich in history and honored to celebrate your milestones. 

The Alamo has meeting and event spaces for groups of 10 up to 525 people. We work with a select list of caterers and their expertise with our venue will help you create an experience bigger than Texas! Contact us to schedule your next event at the Alamo.

Venues

With a number of different locations to choose from, you can find the perfect setting for your event. During the day, join us inside Alamo Hall or La Vista Terrace and host your luncheons and meetings with a unique view. After hours, the Alamo is closed to the public to provide an exclusive experience for your guests.

Alamo Hall

Alamo Hall Interior

Built in 1922 as San Antonio Fire Station #2, Alamo Hall is an ideal location for receptions and dining. With chandelier lighting and French doors that open to a beautiful limestone patio, it is the perfect indoor space for your event and features a spacious kitchen. Rental of Alamo Hall includes access to Alamo Hall Patio for an indoor/outdoor experience.   
Capacity: 130 guests seated, 150 guests standing

Take a virtual tour of Alamo Hall

Alamo Hall Patio

Alamo Hall Patio

Alamo Hall Patio is a beautiful outdoor venue nestled away at the back of the Alamo. With limestone walls, Texas pecan trees, glowing string lights, and built in seating around the perimeter, it is the perfect scene for cocktail hour, a serene seated dinner, or an intimate militiary ceremony.
Capacity: 40 guests seated, 75 guests standing

Cavalry Courtyard

Cavalry Courtyard

Shaded by Texas pecan trees, Cavalry Courtyard is a distinctive outdoor venue for small receptions and military ceremonies. The courtyard features an elevated stone platform backed by the iconic six flags of Texas, and is surrounded by majestic bronze statues dedicated to the heroes of the Texas Revolution.  
Capacity: 100 guests seated, 120 guests standing
*Please note Cavalry Courtyard is only available for evening events as this venue is open to the public during normal operating hours.

Convento Courtyard

Open courtyard with stone flooring surrounded by trees

Convento Courtyard is located to the right of Alamo Church and is a lovely venue for small receptions, or can be added on to Cavalry Courtyard for additional space. Your guests are welcomed by the majestic 100+ year old live oak tree and the stone walls of the historic Long Barrack, the oldest building in Texas!
Capacity: 80 seated, 100 standing
*Please note Convento Courtyard is only available for evening events as this venue is open to the public during normal operating hours.

Alamo Gardens

Alamo Gardens

The Alamo Gardens feature sprawling lawns and tall Texas pecan trees, perfect for “Texas-sized” receptions, living history demonstrations, and military ceremonies. South and Center Gardens can be rented individually or combined for added space.
South Gardens - Capacity: 100 guests seated, 200 guests standing
Center Gardens - Capacity: 70 guests seated, 120 guests standing
*Please note Alamo Gardens are only available for evening events as this venue is open to the public during normal operating hours.

La Vista Terrace

View of the Alamo from La Vista Terrace

The best kept secret in San Antonio, La Vista Terrace penthouse is a rooftop venue with a spectacular view of the historic Alamo. Adorned in traditional craftsman with rustic elements, this is the sole Alamo venue where you can have a wedding ceremony. There is indoor space in the penthouse and a terrace deck to entertain your guests – the only outdoor event space directly overlooking the Alamo! 
Capacity: 90 guests (indoor penthouse and terrace deck combined) 

Alamo Collections Center Lobby

Rendering of lobby/entrance area of Alamo Collections Center

Opening in early 2023, the first floor lobby of the Alamo Collections Center will be available for after hours private events. Rental of this venue also includes the adjoining garden courtyard for an indoor/outdoor experience.
Capacity: 100 guests seated, 200 guests reception

Alvarez Family Terrace

Rendering of guests enjoying rooftop terrace with string lights and trees

Opening in early 2023, the Alvarez Family Terrace at the Alamo Collections Center is a second-story rooftop terrace overlooking the Alamo Gardens. This one-of-a-kind outdoor venue will be available for daytime and evening private events.
Capacity: 100 guests seated, 130 guests reception

Entertain your guests with experiences you can only find at the Alamo!

Living History Experience

Living historians showing artifacts from the 1830s

Step into the world of 1830s Texas. From historical clothing to the smell of gunpowder to early 1800s medicine, our living historians will take you back in time to the famous Battle of the Alamo to provide a unique, historical experience for your event.

Firing Demonstration

Living historians demonstrating how to fire a musket

Experience the spark of the flint, the flash of the fire and the smell of the sulfuric gun powder. Our living historians detail the 12 steps to fire a musket and then perform an actual musket firing demonstration.

After Hours Tour

Tour guide with guests outside of Alamo Church

Retrace the footsteps of the past with a private after-hours tour including a personalized, guided tour of the Alamo Church and Exhibit Hall.

History Talk

Visitors listen to an Alamo History Talk in Cavalry Courtyard

Enhance your event with an overview of the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution followed by Q&A with Alamo staff.

FAQs

Can I have my event inside the Church? 
Alamo Church is open to the public, but it is not available for indoor private events. Military ceremonies are allowed to take place outside in front of the Church in Alamo Plaza. We do have other venues available so you can find the perfect setting for your next event.

Can I have my wedding at the Alamo?
Yes, we welcome wedding ceremonies and receptions at any of our private event venues. Wedding cermonies are not allowed inside Alamo Church or outside in Alamo Plaza. 

Is smoking allowed on the grounds? 
No, smoking is not allowed on our grounds. Smoking is allowed on Alamo Plaza, off of our grounds. 

Can I bring in my own food? 
You cannot bring in your own food, but we do have a select list of approved caterers that are happy to assist you with your catering needs. 

Is alcohol allowed to be served during my event? 
Yes, all of our approved caterers have a TABC license to assist you with your bar needs and serve alcohol at your event. 

Can I have a band at my event? 
Yes, you are welcome to have live music at your event. If the band is playing outside, they will need to stop playing by 10:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday) or 11:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) per the city ordinance.  

Do we provide our own security? 
No, security is provided by our Alamo Rangers. There is an additional cost for security that is noted in your event agreement. 

Can we have live animals for entertainment? 
With the exception of trained ADA service animals, live animals are not allowed on our grounds. 

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