restoration. celebration. elevation.

Anthem STORIES showcases a historic multi-tiered community building that has been reimagined as a space welcoming all to meet and share their stories, while providing unique opportunities for both locals and visitors to enjoy all that downtown Waco has to offer.

This is a place to build a community. Whether this happens over a cup of coffee at lunch, buying a gift for a loved one, or attending a wedding, we want to be a part of building up our city and are excited to finally be offering STORIES back to Waco! We are currently booking events and are moving towards activating our dining and shopping experiences!

Event Spaces

Showroom – Ground Floor

A total of 12,000 square feet of open space in a historic showroom surrounded by windows looking out to Downtown Waco. Including Brû Café and lounge spaces to enhance the overall unique experience and provide a light and airy feel in the heart of downtown. Designed with you in mind, this space can be transformed to fit the theme or mood of your event and make it unique to you. We offer a wide variety of tables, chairs, linens and glassware to help make your planning as simplified.

Mezzanine – Second Floor

Brasserie – Basement

A total of 6,500 square feet of open space located under the first floor, you and your guests can enjoy this mid century modern inspired space. With room for a band and plenty of room to dance the night away, you will feel transported to a different time and place. The Brasserie offers a spacious commercial kitchen, bar & lounge, restrooms, and plenty of seating for all of your guests located around the room.

Outdoor Terrace – Rooftop
Coming Soon!

An outdoor terrace offering a 360° view of downtown’s heart and soul, along with waterscapes and gardens for plenty of guests to enjoy coming soon!

In House Catering

Enjoy a wide variety of cuisines prepared by our in house catering staff. From appetizers to the main course, we have your event covered with delicious meals prepared specifically for you. 

Optional Rentals

We want to make your event planning experience as simple as possible. We offer a wide variety of table, chair, linen & glassware rentals that we will set up and clean up so you don’t have to!

Inquire about your next event:

We can’t wait to become a part of your story!

To speak with our Event Venue Manager –
call: (254) 307-0447

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