12 Lush Garden and Outdoor Wedding Venues You’ll Love

July 21, 2020

There are so many wedding venues to choose from in Kansas City depending on what style, season, and budget you’re after. If you’ve been dreaming of an outdoor affair but without the rustic vibes of a barn wedding, then we’ve got you covered with this list! Since gardens and outdoor wedding venues offer lush greenery, unique landscapes, and natural decor, it makes it super easy to design a beautiful ceremony and reception. No matter what time of the year you plan to get married, these outdoor Kansas City wedding venues offer versatile facilities and stunning backdrops.

To inspire your wedding venue search, here are our favorite outdoor wedding venues in Kansas City! And don’t forget to check out our favorite winery and distillery wedding venues.

Outdoor Wedding Venues

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A-Vent Space (New!)

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Indoor/Outdoor space, Bridal suites, tables, linens, chairs, and shuttle service

A-Vent Space is Kansas City’s newest covered outdoor event space. Located at the Chateau Avalon Hotel and spa, this is the first European conservatory in the Midwest. The beautiful steel structure is nestled in our wooded acreage next to the city’s largest fountain: the Beaumont Fountain.

WildCliff Weddings and Events

LOCATION: Blackwater, MO
AMENITIES: Bridal suites, tables, linens, 500 wooden chairs.

What was once the Blackwater Stone Company has now become a must-see outdoor venue. This rock quarry turned lake air over 300 acres of gorgeousness, perfect for both intimate and larger celebrations alike. This venue is the perfect backdrop for any style or theme. Classic elegance under the stars? Check! Boho dreaming, cozy inside your personal bell tent? Absolutely! A literal man cave?! Yup, that too. One of the best selling points of Wildcliff Weddings and Events is the fabulous team you’ll be working with. Hannah and T go above and beyond at every event to make sure your day is exactly as you dreamed. Your lovelies will ALWAYS love planning your event at this one of a kind spot!

Unity Village

LOCATION: Unity Village, MO
AMENITIES: Tables + Chairs, Linens, Event setup, and Security.

Unity Village offers just beautiful outdoor settings for your special day! The Mediterranean-style main campus features fountains, arches, and stunning courtyards and gardens. Also included in the venue rental are tables and chairs and access to the Observation Deck for your first look. Full-service catering and a boutique hotel are available on-site, as well.

Photo: Emma Johnson

The Fields at 1890

LOCATION: Platte City, MO
AMENITIES: Tables + chairs, bar, catering kitchen, event lighting.

Y’all. This venue! First of all, the team at 1890 is one of the most kind and compassionate groups of people I’ve worked with. They are wholly dedicated to making your dream day perfect. Their outdoor stone amphitheater-style ceremony is set into the green rolling hills, with a grand aisle, and beautiful arbor. The reception hall at The Fields at 1890 features 3 sets of French doors, one of a kind lighting, catering kitchen, restrooms, and a covered patio for up to 130 guests. Venue rental includes custom wood tables, chairs, an indoor/outdoor portable bar, and beautiful getting ready suites.

Photo by: Epic Productions

The Grove Open Air Chapel at The Pavilion

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Tables, chiavari chairs, linens, bartender, setup/teardown + cleaning, decor, and open catering.

The Grove is a garden on the same property as The Pavilion that houses an Open Air Chapel that seats over 300 guests. It includes state of the art amphitheater surround sound and custom lighting for a one-of-a-kind outdoor wedding experience.

Rooftop Wedding Venues in Kansas City

Corrigan Station Rooftop

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Indoor/outdoor Bar, misting/heating fans, Wifi, stage, pool tables, and parking.

Part of the Skyline Rooftops family, Corrigan Station rooftop features stunning views of downtown KC. It has an industrial style vibe with its glass awning, cement and brick stage area (that doubles as an altar), and is furnished with modern seating. You can even add-on their firepit, outdoor grill, and indoor penthouse to complete your event.

On Broadway

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Outdoor Bar, sound system, misting/heating fans, outdoor seating, and parking.

Another venue in the amazing family of Skyline Rooftops! ON Broadway comes complete with a stunning view of Kansas City, outdoor bar, sound system, furniture, and option Airstream kitchen add-on. And with designated parking spaces available for your guests, this rooftop venue is where dreams are made.

Garden Wedding Venues in Kansas City

Greenhouse Two Rivers

LOCATION: Highlandville, MO
AMENITIES: Bridal suite, table/chairs, linens, chandeliers, and catering kitchen.

Umm….excuse us while we finish swooning. When we first ran across Greenhouse Two Rivers, we knew this spot was something special. Their space is close to 7,000 square feet on a 20-acre property, which means larger celebrations all welcome! Venue rental includes the main space, bride and groom suites, a warming kitchen, 40 wood farm tables, 300 indoor ghost chairs, 300 bamboo outdoor ceremony chairs, and additional decor offered on-site. 

Colonial Gardens

LOCATION: Blue Springs, MO
AMENITIES: Event lighting, outdoor bar, and stage.

The Colonial Gardens has a greenhouse, pond, and beautifully landscaped courtyard that would be perfect for an intimate garden wedding. They offer in-house catering with locally grown food, event lighting, and a stage where live music can play or your head table could go.

Check Out: Nikki’s Magical Garden Proposal

High Cotton Events (Formerly Brookside Gardens)

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Bridal suite, table/chair setup, linens, chandeliers, catering kitchen, and custom made bar.

Formerly known as Brookside Gardens, High Cotton’s private, outdoor urban garden is a stunning backdrop for any wedding ceremony or intimate reception. Their indoor space features beautiful art deco crystal chandeliers, string lighting, reclaimed wooden plank dance floor, exposed ceiling, and glass garage doors. This intimate event space accommodates 200 seated guests for a reception and up to 160 for an outdoor ceremony. Rental also includes a custom rolling cake table and various additional tables for gifts, etc.

Magnolia Venue and Urban Garden

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMENITIES: Table/chair setup, linens, chandeliers, catering kitchen, and custom made bar.

Located just off City Market and downtown, Magnolia offers the best of both worlds with an indoor and outdoor urban garden. Indoors you’ll find gorgeous crystal chandeliers, reclaimed wood plank floors, exposed brick walls and ceilings, with floor to ceiling windows. If you’re looking for that perfect outdoor oasis still in the heart of Kansas City, Magnolia’s got you covered!

Venue rental also includes prep kitchen, tables and chairs (with set-up), open vendor policy, and linens.

Powell Gardens

LOCATION: Kingsville, MO
AMENITIES: Table/chairs, sound/media, and tents.

Looking for that Pinterest perfect garden venue? Powell Gardens is the spot! While there are many gorgeous locations that can host your wedding, the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel will always hold our hearts. Some of our favorite weddings have been here at Powell Gardens! Tables and chairs are provided, and additional options through the venue include a butterfly release and fireworks.


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