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Kansas City wedding venues that a wedding photographer recommends

Based on what I can glean from their respective Web sites only, here is a not-exhaustive list of reception (and some ceremony) venues that I think would be cool to shoot at. As I become more familiar with KC, I will add more...and pictures, too!

1617 Event Space—swanky, urban, lofty wedding! LOVE!

Abe & Jake's Landing - Lawrence

Adam's Pointe Golf Club

Aladdin Holiday Inn Hotel

Alexander Majors Historic House & Park –rustic, country, rural barn wedding!

A Frog Prince--Harrisonville

American Restaurant

Airline History Museum (AHM) Hangar

Arts Incubator—another awesome-looking venue. Great lighting. Urban feel.


Basswood Resort

Belvoir Winery

Berg Event Space—I want to shoot one here!! OWWW!! It’s another urban loft space. Super posh.

Bingham-Waggoner Estate (they need some updated pics on their site…but looks like it could be cool!)

Bliss Plaza--Greenwood, Mo.

Blue Hills Country Club

Brio Tuscan Grille

Brookridge Golf & Country Club 


Camelot Ballroom 

The Carriage Club

Cashew, The (2000 Grand) -breathtaking view!! 

Castle Tea Room

Central Exchange

Circle S Ranch & Country Inn - Lawrence

Club 1000  (see Abby & Justin's wedding)

Clubhouse on Baltimore, The 

Cotilion Room & Garden

Crowne Plaza Hotel Kansas City Downtown

Culinary Center of Kansas City

Deer Creek Golf Club

Drexel Hall Ballroom ---- kinda reminds me of where Neil & I got married….so I love it???:)

Drumm Farm

EBT Restaurant

Eldridge Hotel--Lawrence, KS

Elms Resort & Spa, The

Emaline Ballroom--Lee's Summit

Falcon Lakes--Basehor, KS

Figlio Tower

Finnigan’s Banquet Hall 


Fresh Air Farm -- THIS IS AMAZING!!!

Grand Loft—could be really cool…might have to hire their in-house photographer, and in that case, BOO.
(Osawatomie, KS)

Grand Reserve

Hawthorne House

Hillcrest Country Club

Hilton President---talk about freaking ELEGANT. ROYAL… and just plain stunning.

Hobbs Building

Hotel Phillips

It's your Party

Inn on Crescent Lake, The

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, The

Intrigue Park Place Hotel

Kansas City Athenaeum

Kansas City Club, The (another venue in need of some good pics… but possibly a winner!!)

Kansas City Expo Center

Kansas City Zoo

Kansas City Convention Center 

KC LIbrary Rooftop!!! 

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (see Sarah & Kyle's wedding!!!)

Lanard Hall

Lake Winnebago (Arrowhead) Yacht Club

Lawrence Union Pacific Depot

Lee Andrew Hall & Gardens

Lenexa Conference Center

Liberty Performing Arts Theatre


Loch Lloyd Country Club

Lodge at Ironwoods Park, The

Lone Summit Ranch – be still my heart!!!

Longview Mansion--Darling!!

Loose Mansion


Lyons Twin Mansions

Madrid Theatre

Maker’s Mark Bourbon House

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop

Mansion House, The (look past the outdated pics…)

Memorial Hall  (not much info about weddings on the site, but worth looking into)

Milano at Crown Center

Mildale Farm

Mission Theatre

Morgan Haus, The

Mulberry Hill Bed & Breakfast

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Meadowview Gardens

Oakwood Country Club

Orchard Hill Bed & Breakfast (near Excelsior Springs...for intimate weddings)

Old Shawnee Town 

Old Mill Banquet 

Overland Park Convention Center

Painted Hills Golf Course

Paradise Pointe--Smithville, Mo.

Pennway Place (Studio Dan Meiners) 


Plaza III-The Steakhouse

Prairie Room (new as of 2011)

Powell Gardens

RenĂ©e Kelly’s at Caenen Castle – wow! This could be really cool!


Ritz Charles

River Market Event Space

Sawyer Room—all around amazing.


Simpson House—so quaint, charming and romantic. Sigh…..

Southmoreland on the Plaza

Staley Farms Golf Club 

The Stanley (Lee's Summit)

Starlight Theater

Steamboat Arabia----um, hi...this is cool. 

Stony POint Hall --Ballwin, Mo

Studio B 

Studio 2131 --- See Heather & John's wedding

The Stowe Building

Terrace on Grand--wowzer!

Tiffany Greens Golf Club

Town Pavilion

Tuscan Ballroom, Liberty Hills

Union Station

Unity Village

Upper Deck Incredibowl—a fun, casual flair!!!

Uptown Theater

Victorian Veranda Country Inn

The Villa 

Walnic's Place

Webster House—for intimate weddings

Weddle Event Space

Westin Hotel (Crown Center)

Weston Red Barn —another dream venue of mine. How darling! I shot an engagement session there, too. See Kat & Brian's photos!)

Woodward, The (Topeka)

Wynbrick Center

Yellow Rock Barn

Vox Theater


LauraLou said...

My brother and SIL got married and had their reception in the Theater Room at the Uptown Theater and it was gorgeous! Great list!

Andre' said...

Thanks for listing the Castle Tea Room! Would love to give you a tour sometime!

Anonymous said...

AMAZING list. thank you.

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