3648 Washington Blvd
St Louis, MO 63108
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About Us

The Sheldon invites you to experience historic elegance combined with contemporary amenities for parties from 50 – 500 guests! Located in the Grand Center arts and entertainment district in midtown St. Louis, The Sheldon has reigned among the city’s finest special event facilities since 1912.

The Sheldon Ballroom

Overlooking the city's Central West End, The Sheldon Ballroom features golden hardwood flooring, a full stage and dramatic beamed ceilings with large skylights. This intimate setting accommodates 200-250 for dinner or more than 300 for cocktail receptions.

Louis Spiering Room

This uniquely elegant room situated on the third floor of the Emerson Galleries Building provides room for 500 seated guests and up to 700 standing. Boasting a spectacular view of the city's Central West End and Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, the spacious room is perfect for receptions, annual meetings, seminars and dinners. The walls of the Spiering Room are adorned with a variety of artwork and incorporated into the brickwork is a permanent collection of architectural terra cotta pieces rescued from the historic Title Guaranty Building.

Concert Hall

With its perfect acoustics, The Sheldon Concert Hall is recognized among the nation's finest performing facilities. This setting is ideally suited for special concert performances, film screenings, and lectures. The hall features original curved wood theatre seating on two levels, with unrestricted views from all 712 seats.

Art Galleries

Featuring over 7,000 square feet of gallery space, The Sheldon Art Galleries are a perfect cocktail option for your unique event. A glass walkway links The Sheldon's historic facilities with the contemporary elegance of the Atrium Lobby and Art Galleries. The lobby, overlooking the Sculpture Garden, is perfect for luncheons and cocktail receptions. Private gallery openings can dramatically enhance any event, making your event especially memorable!


Guest Capacity
Up to 500
Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 500
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 500
Onsite Venue Services
Ceremony SiteFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesOnsite ParkingOutside Catering Allowed
Venue Style
AntiqueHistoricTraditionalUrbanVintage / Retro
Venue Type
Banquet HallEvent CenterMuseum / Gallery