Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inside a historic shuttle carrier aircraft; revel in a reception under the stars surrounded by moonrocks and flown spacecraft; host your professional event among some of the most inspiring innovations of our time at Space City's most iconic venue.
The Event Space
Space Center Houston, a leading science and exploration learning center, offers immersive experiences featuring engaging space and science exhibits and activations.
Boost excitement with engaging experiences at Space Center Houston, where a galaxy of wonder awaits in our space and science exploration learning center. Our 250,000+ square feet of indoor and outdoor space feature hands-on space and science exhibits, artifacts and exhibitions. Make daytime and evening events stellar with custom-created agendas that include rental of the entire center, individual galleries, theaters or conference rooms. Guests will savor restaurant quality dishes from what is widely regarded as one of the best catering companies in Houston while surrounded by a galaxy of rich history celebrating the ingenuity and innovation of mankind.
The Space Center Houston can accommodate a wide variety of event types - corporate, non-profit and social events are all welcome. Our venues operations team will work with you to design a one-of-a-kind experience that will appeal to any audience and size, from intimate meetings to parties of over 5,000. Explore our venue options.
The Menu Curation
Space Center Houston has partnered with Wolfgang Puck Catering as the exclusive caterer for all events and celebrations. The experienced team is known for personalized attention, engaging food science activities, and exceptionally executed events. We rely on careful preparation, artful presentation and our legendary restaurant-style hospitality to create engaging event experiences with no stress to you.
Chef Wolfgang Puck has revolutionized the dining and events landscape with a singular focus: to exceed expectations whenever our guests gather for a meal.
Wolfgang Puck Catering is dedicated to bringing our passion for culinary innovation, uncompromising quality and genuine hospitality with our clients and guests.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where are you located?
We are conveniently located 30 minutes from downtown Houston, 20 minutes south of Hobby Airport, right off of I-45.
2. What kind of events do you host?
We offer personalized planning and catering for every occasion. Whether it’s for friends and family or a corporate event, we host experiences ranging from engagement parties, weddings/receptions, baby showers, family reunions, and graduation bashes to holiday soirees, private company dinners, nonprofit receptions, and business meetings or conferences.
3. What is your guest capacity?
We have multiple rooms offering a variety of unique event spaces for intimate or large-scale occasions throughout our historic 250,000 square foot complex that can accommodate as few as 10 people and up to 5,400 guests.
4. Do you provide on-site catering?
Space Center Houston has partnered with Wolfgang Puck Catering as their exclusive on-site caterer for all events and celebrations. The esteemed team of experienced professionals is well known for personalized attention and expertly executed events thanks to their commitment to careful preparation, exceptional service, artful presentation, and legendary restaurant-style hospitality that makes for a one-of-a-kind experience.
5. I have guests with dietary restrictions coming to my event; can I customize my own menu?
Yes, of course! Wolfgang Puck Catering is happy to provide recommendations on dishes to suit the needs of all guests in attendance, offering a diverse range of allergy friendly menu items.
6. What is the price range to book an event space with catering?
We can accommodate a wide spectrum of budgets based on your event needs. Contact us today at 713-597-3992 to speak with one of our private event planners to discuss the details of your event and to determine which space would be the best fit.
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