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
Airline History Museum (AHM) Hangar
Arts Incubator—another awesome-looking venue. Great lighting. Urban feel.
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
The Carriage Club
Cashew, The (2000 Grand) -breathtaking view!!
Castle Tea Room
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???:)
Eldridge Hotel--Lawrence, KS
Elms Resort & Spa, The
Emaline Ballroom--Lee's Summit
Falcon Lakes--Basehor, KS
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.
Hillcrest Country Club
Hilton President---talk about freaking ELEGANT. ROYAL… and just plain stunning.
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!!!)
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!!!
Lyons Twin Mansions
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Mansion House, The (look past the outdated pics…)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
Morgan Haus, The
Mulberry Hill Bed & Breakfast
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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)
Renée Kelly’s at Caenen Castle – wow! This could be really cool!
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)
Steamboat Arabia----um, hi...this is cool.
Stony POint Hall --Ballwin, Mo
Studio 2131 --- See Heather & John's wedding
The Stowe Building
Terrace on Grand--wowzer!
Tiffany Greens Golf Club
Tuscan Ballroom, Liberty Hills
Upper Deck Incredibowl—a fun, casual flair!!!
Victorian Veranda Country Inn
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)
Yellow Rock Barn
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