Your wedding day will be one of the most memorable days of your life. You’ve finally found your person, and you want the event to be just as special as the relationship the two of you share. As almost anyone who’s been there will tell you, though, planning a wedding is no walk in the park. The research process alone — expect your Google history to be full of searches like “wedding venues in Kansas City,” “wedding catering in Kansas City,” etc.— can take months. And one of the toughest parts of the process may be searching through wedding locations in Kansas City to find the perfect backdrop for your special day. Luckily for you, that’s where we come in.
Why Choose The Lounge as Your Kansas City Wedding Venue?
Housed directly beneath Parkway Social Kitchen, a restaurant known for its luxurious interior, upscale comfort foods and cocktails, The Lounge is an intimate, underground space that can be reserved as a perfect Kansas City wedding venue.
You have many choices when it comes to wedding venues in Kansas City, Mo. — but if you are looking for something a little different to make your wedding day extra memorable, The Lounge is the place to be. Even better? Reserving the space is easy as clicking a button.
Here are just a few of many reasons why The Lounge is among the best wedding venues in downtown Kansas City:
Luxury Décor — without the Hassle of Decorating Yourself
Modeled in the same vein as a speakeasy, the red velvet-adorned walls and booths paired with brick accents and shelves of leather-bound books make for a classy, unique wedding venue in Kansas City. Depending on your tastes, you can decorate the space for the occasion or leave it as-is; we like to think it looks good on its own!
Host Your Wedding and Reception in One Spot
If you’ve been searching for all-inclusive wedding venues in Kansas City, look no further than Parkway’s Lounge. Warm and inviting, The Lounge can play host to every part of your evening — from photos to ceremony to reception. Whatever you picture, our staff will ensure that it becomes a reality. Every detail of this day should be perfect, and The Lounge can help you to make it happen.
Get Gorgeous Photos of Your Big Day
With candlelight as well as accent lighting, The Lounge is one of the best Kansas City wedding venues for photography. Your Kansas City wedding photographer will be able to play with the shadows and light against an elegant backdrop to provide you with gorgeous photos to remember your day forever. Before the ceremony, feel free to take photos in the empty lounge, and afterwards, you have access to one of the most beautiful spots in Kansas City, the Country Club Plaza, to assemble the entire wedding party!
Customize Your Seating
You can work with The Lounge staff ahead of time to determine the perfect layout of the room for your ceremony. Whether you’d like to keep the event casual and leave the tables as they are or arrange an aisle with seating on either side, we’re sure to be able to accommodate your vision for the space.
A More Intimate Experience
As one of the smaller wedding venues in the Kansas City area, Parkway’s Lounge is the perfect scene for those who want a cozy and personal wedding experience. With space for up to 80 people, The Lounge is one of the best small wedding venues Kansas City, Mo., has to offer.
Hosting a larger group? You also have the option of renting out the entire restaurant as your Kansas City wedding venue. Contact a Parkway manager for details.
Quality Food and Drinks
After the ceremony, The Lounge will once again prove to be the perfect wedding place in Kansas City — because you don’t have to go anywhere, nor do you have to have anything catered in! With a fully-stocked bar at your fingertips and one of the finest kitchens in the Midwest right above your heads, the entire menu of Parkway Social Kitchen is open to you and your guests. Whether you opt to purchase a food package that can be served to your party buffet-style or let everyone order from the traditional Parkway menu, we can guarantee a delectable meal for all. In addition, you’ll have access to the trained professional staff throughout The Lounge and Parkway to ensure that every one of your guests has an experience to remember.
Live Music to Keep the Party Going
Everyone knows, though, that after the meal is when the real party begins. When speeches and toasts are out of the way and your guests have had their fill (of food, that is) The Lounge will prove itself (if it hasn’t already) as one of the best wedding venues in Kansas City. Whether you choose to use one of the live bands that frequents The Lounge or hire a DJ, this small wedding venue in Kansas City has the perfect acoustics to keep the party going into the wee morning hours.