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Event Space

The Strongwater Event Space resides between three rooms of the former EBCO manufacturing floor. The multi-room space effortlessly exudes an urban warehouse aesthetic throughout the Gallery great room showcasing original sawtooth window skylights, and the adjoining Annex featuring a hand laid permanent bar made of repurposed birch and the attached private open air Courtyard. Between the gorgeous natural light pouring through all three areas, private event entrances, two sets of restrooms, ample parking within walking distance, expansive grids of pane windows, and exposed brick everywhere, our event space is a flexible and accommodating venue full of character appropriate for any number of events.



The Strongwater Event Staff can’t wait to assist you in the process of planning and executing your next event! Both the Gallery and Annex + Courtyard spaces provide fully stocked permanent bars with a full liquor license and trained bartenders, an in-house catering program designed by the Strongwater Executive and Sous Chefs, a slew of preferred vendor recommendations, and an ever-helpful event staff to guide you through your event process.

To learn more and inquire about the Strongwater Event Space availability and accommodations for your next event, please email


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Hosting With Us


With Us

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What We Can Do For You

The Strongwater Event Space is capable of hosting a wide variety of events
– and we already have hosted more than we can even list!

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Our flexible event staff is equipped with a vast inventory of vendor recommendations and institutional knowledge enabling them to help you execute your perfect vision for your special day, whether it’s a wedding ceremony and reception, birthday party, rehearsal dinner, graduation party, reunion, or engagement party – and we especially love to be part of your big day!




The natural light, exposed brick, and unique structural framing of our courtyard make the various rooms of the Strongwater Event Space an ideal venue to photoshoots and videoshoots, as DSW, the Mayor’s office, Channellock Tools, Angela Perley, and more can attest to.


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Levi Val



Strongwater’s in-house audio visual assets including lofted projection and speakers and a mobile stage allow for many different options for business and corporate luncheons, meetings, and launches like CASTO’s annual all staff meeting, the launch of LINC by United Way of Central Ohio, the Rogue Fitness all staff holiday party, Equality Ohio’s annual fundraisers, and the annual Art for Franklinton George Bellows Grant fundraiser.




The high ceilings and multi-room separation with a fully stocked bar invites an open and friendly air for the many fleas and markets we annually host, like the Columbus Flea and the Arch City Street Wear Flea.


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Michael Buchsieb



A unique urban aesthetic in conjunction with the previously mentioned assets create a supremely hip entertainment space where we’ve hosted nationally recognized bands like Wreckless Eric, Title Fight, and Saintseneca and other events such as comedy tours, independent fashion designers, and local fashion magazine Capital Style’s fashion show!

Events & Music

Events & Music

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Please call us at 614-224-0272 ext. 103 for booking and availability.

Weddings & Events

The Strongwater private event space is available for a wide variety of uses, and has been enjoyed by countless guests of every interest. Book a consultation and/or take a virtual tour and let’s make your dream event a reality!

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Phone – 614-224-0272 ext. 103

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We are ONE WEEK away from our Open House over here at Strongwater!! Check our open house highlight for the list of vendors that are attending as well as the link to reserve a spot!!! We hope to see you there!! 🥂

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4.5 Over 947 Reviews
Attended for the wedding ceremony of two friends. Every detail was cared for. Beautiful ceremony and reception. Easy parking. Great venue for events.
Attended a wedding here. Great full service venue. Great staff!
We booked Strongwater for our September 2023 wedding, and we think it is the most perfect wedding venue in Columbus. The industrial sheik vibe is the backdrop to a beautiful outdoor ceremony space, and two hip indoor spaces that get set for cocktail hour and the reception.

Additionally, there are two bridal suites so the couple and their wedding party can all get ready on site together. We ended up doing the rehearsal on the day of the wedding at noon. When we finished up, we had food delivered to the bride's suite and the groom and groomsmen went across the street to Land Grant to watch college football and have lunch before they had to walk back over and get ready. It's nice that Strongwater is so close to Land Grant and also BrewDog in case guests want to meet up with other guests for a drink before the wedding.

There are huge parking lots for guests right next to the building. And cars can be left overnight if guests end up needing to call a rideshare at the end of the night.

The venue offers family-style dinner. We weren't sure about that at first, but it ended up being pretty perfect -- more options than a plated meal, while still receiving table service.

The best part about the venue is that you get assigned a wedding coordinator who starts working with you from six-months out up until reception. We worked with Elenore Starkey and I can't say enough great things about her. She was so great at responding to emails and answering all of our questions. If she didn't know the answer, she would ask somebody else and get back to us. She worked with the vendors. She met with us for the menu tasing and the final walk-through. She ran a super efficient rehearsal and executed perfectly the day-of. I know many people talk about hiring a "month-of" planner, but Elenore was so good at her job, we didn't feel we needed any extra outside coordination.

Just overall a perfect space to host the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.