The Pavilion Event Space is home to over 10,000 square feet of newly renovated event areas, 15 genuine Swarovski crystal chandeliers, 40-foot stone trimmed archways, and three distinct spaces available for booking. Their Grand Ballroom is set up to fit 330 seated guests in addition to their 112-foot runway, portable dance floor, catering kitchen, surround sound system, and an open layout. Their Junior Ballroom is ideal for smaller gatherings of up to 100 seated guests in a similarly opulent setting. The Pavilion Event Space also houses an Open Air Chapel for up to 300 seated guests under a line of white, triangular arches that make for a unique, modern area in which to say “I do.”

Address: 14831 E US Hwy 40, Kansas City, MO 64136

Phone: (816) 478-4848

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Contact : Kacie

The Abbott is a luxury wedding venue equipped to host large celebrations and small gatherings alike. Located in the trendy East Crossroads district of Kansas City, The Abbott is designed out of a renovated warehouse and now offers wide open floor plans with 15,000 square feet of available space for up to 500 seated guests. Five chandeliers, white-washed brick walls, glass garage doors, and a patio are all unique features of this industrial event space. The Abbott also makes its 1,250 square foot Rooftop Terrace and its awe-inspiring backdrop of the Kansas City skyline available for bookings.

Address: 1901 Cherry St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: (816) 982-1014

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Contact : Elliot Taylor

Shoal Creek Golf Course is a golf club located 15 miles north of Downtown Kansas City, tucked away from the sprawling cityscape and elegantly constructed for weddings and celebrations. Providing 11,000 square feet of event space in their clubhouse split into three rooms that can accommodate parties of up to 250 seated guests, Shoal Creek Golf Course can lend you a classic banquet hall setup that your guests will have come to expect from weddings. With in-house catering services and devoted event staff, Shoal Creek Golf Course puts in the work to make sure that your wedding day vision comes to life at their venue.

Address: 8905 NE Shoal Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64157

Phone: (816) 407-7242

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Contact : Tammy Musso

Vox Theatre Event Space was originally built in 1922 as a silent movie house. Today, Vox Theatre Event Space houses 6,500 square feet of event space, 20-foot ceilings, and panoramic views. The event space is dotted with theatrical features, including velvet curtains and an elevated proscenium stage. Wedding venue rentals come with a host of amenities, including tables and chairs, use of 1,500 square feet of outdoor garden space, accommodations for up to 300 guests, and dedicated event staff to ensure that your celebration goes off without a hitch.

Address: 1405 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103

Phone: (913) 730-6110

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Tiffany Greens Golf Club is a golf course and clubhouse located 15 miles north of Kansas City that offers services as a wedding venue for prospective married couples in the area. Accommodating parties of up to 200 seated guests, Tiffany Greens Golf Club is home to both indoor and outdoor space for ceremonies and receptions. Their event staff is uniquely devoted to providing couples with smooth service, from the moment of booking to the breakdown at the end of the reception. Tiffany Greens Golf Club is an affordable wedding venue with no sacrifice to elegance and luxury.

Address: 5900 NW Tiffany Springs Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64154

Phone: (816) 880-9600

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Contact : Libby Schrick

Uptown Theater is a Kansas City event venue located in the Westport entertainment district. Offering their space as an event venue, Uptown Theater contains five separate event spaces, accommodating up to 2,400 guests in their massive, sprawling theater space with a video wall, stage, and open floor plan. Their Broadway room serves 250-375  guests and allows tons of natural light through its arched windows. For theater lovers in and around Kansas City, the Uptown Theater will make a unique and distinctive upscale wedding venue that guests will not soon forget.

Address: 3700 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: (816) 753-8665

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Contact : Albe Sells

Seventeen miles south of Downtown Kansas City and just to the side of the scenic Longview Lake, Faulkner’s Ranch is a charming waterfront wedding venue with indoor event space in their rustic barn and outdoor space in their landscaped grounds. With on-site catering, beverage, event planning, and music services, Faulkner’s Ranch can handle all of the details so that you can focus on other pressing matters. Accommodating parties of up to 200 guests in their barn, Faulkner’s Ranch offers a flexible wedding package. Services offered include event rentals, decor, furnishings, and complete setup and cleanup. Faulkner’s Ranch allows you to sit back and relax as they take your wedding from concept to reality.

Address: 10600 Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO 64134

Phone: (816) 761-5055

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Contact : Carina Harding

28 Event Space is a wedding venue located just near Downtown Kansas City. This venue contains two distinct event spaces: The Kansas City Room and The Station. The Kansas City Room offers sweeping, spacious facilities in a renovated warehouse space with 7,500 square feet of floor, a large original mural, and a modern, sleek aesthetic perfect as the backdrop for a fashionable reception. The Station is a more intimate space, hosting up to 200 seated guests and decked out with large windows and industrial-chic features. With nods from several major publications and availability through the year, 28 Event Space is a great flexible wedding venue for all of your celebration needs.

Address: 1300 W 28th St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: (816) 283-8368

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Contact : Maura Donnell

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is Missouri’s first and largest modern art museum, built in 1994. It provides couples a spacious event room with tall ceilings, polished white walls, and haute hanging art that make the venue pop. With in-house catering from the museum’s Café Sebastienne and a team of special events managers dedicated to your celebration, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is truly an ideal Kansas City wedding location for the artistically inclined.

Address: 4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: (816) 753-5784

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Contact : Natasha Olinetchouk

The DeLeon Event Space and Chapel is a wedding venue located just south of Penn Valley Park. With 10,000 square feet of event space and an outdoor area made available for ceremonies and cocktail hours, the DeLeon Event Space and Chapel offers all-inclusive packages ensuring access to tables and chairs, linens, glass centerpieces, four parking lots, a cleaning crew to set up and clean up the event, and accommodations for up to 200 guests. The DeLeon Event Space and Chapel has the look and feel of a classic, elegant wedding venue, fantastic for couples looking for a space to facilitate a traditional wedding celebration.

Address: 3235 Gillham Plaza, Kansas City, MO 64109

Phone: (816) 377-3932

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Contact : Eric DeLeon

The Grand Hall at Power & Light is an art deco building that ranks as one of the first skyscrapers erected in Missouri, easy to spot in the Kansas City skyline. Once the home to the Power and Light Company, today the Grand Hall is uniquely amenable to weddings and celebrations, with its luxury reception hall flanked by marble columns, travertine tiled floors, and brass lanterns, among other opulent finishes. Photo opportunities abound through the space, including access to the terrace on the 31st floor for views that take in the breathtaking cityscape.

Address: 1330 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone: (816) 384-2284

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Contact : Dom Hoferer

The Oakwood Country Club is a dynamic, flexible event venue framed by large windows that open out to the golf course and refined features that tie together the design of the indoor and outdoor areas. With five distinct rooms fitting parties of up to 425 guests, Oakwood Country Club includes in their wedding packages such amenities as setup and cleanup, in-house catering, in-house bar, and a devoted event planning team to make your wedding day sparkle and shine!

Address: 9800 Grandview Rd, Kansas City, MO 64137

Phone: (816) 761-5501

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The Alexander Majors Barn is a rustic farmhouse located 10 miles south of Kansas City, escaping the hustle and bustle of the urban center and providing a secluded outlet in which to host your wedding. It boasts wooden rafters, paneled walls, and vaulted ceilings. Their indoor area can host parties of up to 175 guests in their 2,500 square feet of event space. Amenities featured in their packages include 30 tables, 140 folding metal chairs, a catering kitchen, a private bridal suite, and access to the entirety of the grounds around the barn for photography. With truly affordable rates and a beautiful location for a return-to-nature, the Alexander Majors Barn is a great location for your wooded wedding.

Address: 8201 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO. 64114

Phone: (816) 444-1858

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Contact : Kerrie Nichols

The Carriage Club is a country club located in the historic Country Club District of Kansas City. Built within 6.6 acres of manicured grounds, the Carriage Club offers their services as a wedding venue in a series of four distinct spaces, including the Main Ballroom for 300+ seated guests. Their Garden Room, East Room, and Living Room are perfectly suited as breakout areas for large parties or intimate settings for smaller celebrations. Custom menus are designed by in-house catering staff, and logistical needs are attended to by an in-house wedding coordinator, making the Carriage Club a stylish and convenient venue for ceremonies and receptions.

Address: 5301 State Line Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone: (816) 363-1310

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Contact : Steve Miller

The Truman is a concert venue located at the cusp of the Crossroads district of Kansas City, bringing world-class entertainment to Missourians in and around the metropolitan area. For up to 264 seated guests, The Truman’s main hall, bar, and lounge offer views of downtown Kansas City, 10,000 square feet of combined event space, and decorative highlights including exposed brick, steel beams, and concrete bars for an industrial-chic aesthetic. For those concertgoers who just can’t get enough of theatrical spaces, The Truman will make the ideal wedding venue. 

Address: 601 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: (816) 205-8560

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Perfect for couples looking for a sophisticated and elegant wedding, this historic wedding venue can host a wedding of up to 400 guests. A massive 15,000 square foot mansion, it offers the choice of a variety of rooms in which your wedding can take place, all restored to reflect the mansion’s original glory.

The mansion features rich wood molding and gorgeous lacy chandeliers, with the entrance marked by a marble foyer and a grand foyer. It also offers overnight accommodation in the 2,200 square foot carriage house, which now features a bed and breakfast that has two suites and five bedrooms for you and your guests. The mansion also offers full staffing and in-house catering to help make your wedding day as effortless as possible.

Venue Style: Mansion

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Location: 101 E Armour Boulevard, Kansas City, 64111

Phone: (816) 960-6501

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This intimate wine cellar in the heart of the city has been refurbished into a warm and rustic wedding venue that offers you a taste of Tuscany. Featuring Italian forged iron lighting, a natural stone fireplace, hand-cut travertine floors, a European brick hearth, and wood and leather seating, this space is ideal for a one-of-a-kind wedding.

Perfect for couples looking for an intimate wedding experience in a large space, Cellar 222 also boasts a 6,000 square foot entertainment space for after-ceremony fun. It also offers a bride’s room and a 12 speaker sound system, among others. For a unique touch, this venue allows and encourages the use of real candles.

Venue Style: Unique, Rustic

Price: Starts at $2300

Location: 222 West 20th Street, Kansas City, 64108

Phone: (913) 522-4770

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Located in the heart of Kansas City, this restored 1920s theatre features beautiful old-world décor and a two-level floor plan. With a ballroom and a stage located on the first floor and a wraparound balcony on the second floor, the theatre can accommodate up to 800 guests for a unique wedding experience.

The venue offers the services of a professional wedding planner to support you as you plan your special day. Gorgeous gold ceilings, an indoor fountain, and a beautiful winding staircase only serve to add to the magic of this venue as you prepare for your wedding day.

Venue Style: Unique, Theatre

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Location: 3810 Main Street, Kansas City, 64111

Phone: (816) 753-8880

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This idyllic setting is open to couples of all faiths and is the perfect setting for a storybook wedding day. With accommodation for up to 72 guests, this chapel is great for more intimate weddings, and can comfortably accommodate your family and close friends.

The chapel itself is made of stone, with stained glass windows, antique light fixtures, and traditional pews. Please note that you will have to provide your own officiant for weddings at this chapel. A beautiful outdoor labyrinth and stunning landscaping serve to add the final feather in the cap of this gentle and lovely space.

Venue Style: Chapel

Price: Starts at $800

Location: 3801 Gillham Road, Kansas City, 64111

Phone: (816) 753-6719

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Located on a sprawling 38-acre property, this venue features three spaces to fit all your wedding day needs. A gorgeous open-air pavilion and the brick patio offer the perfect spaces for your cocktails, dinner, and reception, while an outdoor pergola is the perfect spot to exchange your vows. Built in 1912, the renovated home on the property also offers a bridal suite, groom’s room, and a full kitchen for your caterer, as well as living space for an overnight stay the night before your wedding. The venue can accommodate up to 250 guests, while the overnight stay accommodates up to 12 guests.

Venue Style: Barn, Garden, Inn

Price: Starts at $3500

Location: 10243 N Green Hills Rd, Kansas City, 64154

Phone: (816) 204-1629

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Based in the historic River Market District, this industrial and chic wedding venue is a 4,000 square foot space that boasts 20-foot ceilings, a bridal loft, retracting glass doors, rich hardwood interiors, and a wood-burning fireplace.

This venue can accommodate up to 225 guests. The venue also offers a fully equipped kitchen space for caterers and a wedding coordinator you can consult with for your big day.

Venue Style: Unique, Industrial

Price: Starts at $2500

Location: 140 Walnut St, Kansas City, 64106

Phone: (816) 591-4346

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This gorgeous rustic venue features a restored, bright white 100-year old barn and amazing scenery that promise to serve as amazing backdrops to your wedding day. The farm is perfect for both indoors and outdoors weddings – you can host your wedding within the barn, or near the lake that flows through the property.

This venue can accommodate up to 250 guests and features an Airstream bridal suite for the bridal party to get dressed. Other amenities offered include onsite catering, waitstaff and bartenders, and more.

Venue Style: Rustic, Barn

Price: Starts at $5000

Location: 9555 NW Highway N, Kansas City, 64153

Phone: (816) 330-3344

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This uniquely gorgeous space is located in the Crossroads Arts District. A lovingly restored historic building, it preserves the old world vintage charm of the space while providing you with all the modern conveniences necessary for a flawless wedding day.

The Bride and the Bauer features handmade artisan furniture, gorgeous hardwood floors and window seats, exposed brick, and textured walls. The event space is located at the top of the building and boasts of a city-wide view that’s perfect for evening weddings. This venue can accommodate up to 250 guests.

Venue Style: Unique, Historic

Price: Starts at $2100

Location: 115 West 18th Street, Kansas City, 64108

Phone: (816) 984-8533

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Located in the Creative Crossroads district, The Guild boasts of a 6,500 square foot indoor space, a 1,200+ square foot lobby/loft area that is the perfect spot for a cocktail hour, and a private 5,000 square foot urban garden decorated with café lights. With an indoor ballroom, original concrete floors, exposed brick walls, and 12-foot windows, this unique space is an open canvas on which you can design your wedding.

This space can comfortably accommodate up to 300 guests and features floor-to-ceiling subway tiles, a 20-foot hangar ceiling, a custom bar, and a showstopping 12-foot chandelier. The venue also offers a bridal suite where the bridal party can get ready, security, and a set-up/breakdown crew. This unique space is sure to serve as the perfect backdrop for your wedding!

Venue Style: Unique, Industrial

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Location: 1621 Locust Street, Kansas City, 64108

Phone: (816) 471-8550

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This beautiful venue offers the best of indoor and outdoor venues with over 6,000 square feet off indoor space and a 4,000 square foot outdoor urban garden. Located just steps away from the city market and downtown, this venue can accommodate up to 250 guests.

This space features original hardwood floors and gorgeous art deco crystal chandeliers, as well as custom made wood bars, sliding barn doors, and reupholstered antique furniture. The urban garden provides a gorgeous location for your ceremony or a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs.

Venue Style: Unique, Industrial

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Location: 601 Walnut St, Kansas City, 64106

Phone: (816) 876-1742

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Conclusion

The right venue is key to making sure that your wedding day goes off without a hitch. This means that choosing the right venue is one of the biggest decisions that you will make. Your venue should fit your theme and your wedding plan and should offer you and your guests a great experience. Kansas City, Missouri boasts gorgeous wedding venues that are sure to satisfy every couple, regardless of what type of wedding you are planning. Whether you’re looking for a mansion or a barn, or just something utterly unique, you’re sure to find your dream wedding space here!

 

Getting Married In Kansas

Providing a nice blend of old Southern charm and modern-day class, the city of Kansas has several ranches, historic homes, and farms which serve as great wedding venues. You can either enjoy the natural aesthetic of these venues or use trendy decor to add a modern taste. Stylish hotels, county clubs, and banquet halls are also available if you want something completely modern.

 

Thompson Barn – This exquisite space is becoming very popular for hosting weddings in Kansas, featuring a unique blend of rustic and modern design. Located on the historic Lachman-Thompson estate, you will find the renovated barn with its multi-colored and spacious brick patio. It is perfect for anyone looking for a vintage, country, chic, or bohemian themed area. The rental of the venue starts at $2150 for 50 guests. 

The Historic Post Office – Another historic landmark, built-in 1914, this venue provides the optimal blank slate for any wedding style you desire. It is available for $2500 – $6000 depending on the day of the week you choose. The venue comes with luxurious suites on the premises for you to relax as you get ready for your big day.  

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites – If you’re looking for an all-inclusive wedding venue, hotels like this venue are a good place to check out. They offer lodging for your family and friends and will host both your ceremony and reception. There are many meeting rooms that you can choose from to host the ceremony and then move to the Sunset Ballroom or Kansas Ballroom for the reception. For 50 guests, this venue will cost you approximately $2900. 

St. Andrews Golf Club – Many golf clubs also act as all-inclusive venues with options for your ceremony and reception to fit various budgets and styles. At St. Andrew Golf Club, you can enjoy both, saying your I dos with beautiful trees as the backdrop, then moving to the Highlands Room for the reception. This room has vaulted ceilings and windows, which provide a panoramic view to add elegance and an open vibe to the space. Rental for this venue begins at $2,150. 

 

Guest Accommodation

If you have family and friends coming into Kansas for your big day, the Kansas City International airport is available, servicing most destinations and carriers. Guests can then use rental cars or rideshare services to get around. There is also a public bus system at their disposal. If you are expecting a large number of people, there are many hotels close to various wedding venues that you can reserve a block for their comfort. Budget hotels in Kansas City can be had at $80-139 per night. For affordable accommodation options in Kansas City visit Expedia.

 

Your Budget

The price of your venue will vary. It can be as low as less than $1000 or as high as $16,000. The time of year, as it relates to whether it’s the peak season for weddings, day of the week, guest lists, and different amenities and services associated with the venue, will affect your cost. Before you start looking around, consider having a budget. In 2019, couples paid an average of $26,331 for their wedding in Kansas, as reported by the Wedding Report Inc. The venue cost is normally a third of the overall cost, so you can use that to get an idea of what your wedding may cost. It may, however, be much lower or higher depending on your style and preferences.

 

Wedding Date

You should also have an idea of before looking for your wedding venue is the time of year or date of your wedding. The fall is the most popular time among couples as it features warm days that are free from turbulent weather or rain. The temperature in spring is also moderate, but the city experiences a lot of thunderstorms, storm warnings, and tornadoes during this time. Summers are warm and humid and so indoor venues are best suited at this time. Winters are cold with a lot of snow, which makes for beautiful pictures if you love this time. 

Once you have your budget and date, you are ready to begin your search for your perfect venue.



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