A historic railway station redesigned as a unique event space. 


Located in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee the 1903 Historic Southern Railway Station has re-opened as a special event venue, the Pelican Bistro, and the new home of Blue Slip Winery.

It's vintage charm and elegance offers two ballroom spaces, railway cars, and a stunning master staircase creates an atmosphere unlike anywhere else in Knoxville. Step back in time and see why your next event should be held at the Historic Southern Railway Station. 



Within walking distance of Gay Street and Market Square.


The Historic Southern Railway Station is located at 306 W Depot Street and is within walking distance of Knoxville's Old City District, Gay Street, and Market Square. We offer ample free parking.

Special Events Office Hours:
10:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Tours by Appointment Only

306 West Depot Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917