1890 Weddings + Events


Serving Kansas, Missouri, and the Greater Kansas City Area

Welcome to 1890 Wedding + Events, your premier destination for unforgettable weddings and parties in Kansas City. Immerse yourself and your event participants in elegance within our 1890 Grand Ballroom, a 4,775 sq. ft. indoor reception venue that combines historic charm with modern amenities. Let us guide you through the remarkable features of the 1890 Grand Ballroom and see why it’s the perfect setting for your special event:


All Day Access to Space and Picturesque Grounds:

  • Enjoy exclusive access to the Grand Ballroom and its stunning surroundings throughout the day of your event.  Come early to see how the 1890 team has set up for your event or allow your guests a comfortable place to relax before the party begins. 


Ballroom Amenities:

  • Dance the night away on our exquisite wood dance floor, located in the center of the room and surrounded by the ambiance of both indoor and outdoor fireplaces on the patio.
  • Gain complete access to our facility and set up your floor plan with dining tables, wet bars, and special vendor areas the way you want.  


Chairs and Tables Floor Planning:

  • Create your dream setup with our team’s assistance.  Utilize 1890 chairs and tables for floor planning, as well as our colorful drapes, lighting packages, and dinner accommodations, ensuring every detail aligns with your vision and how you want your event to unfold.


Set Up and Tear Down:

  • Relax and focus on your celebration while our professional team takes care of the setup before your event and the teardown after the last guest has left.


Rain Protection: Indoor Ceremony and Rehearsal:

  • In the event of rain and your wedding ceremony was planned to be held outside, don’t fret.  1890 has you covered.  With a team who’s readily available and on site during your event, our staff can quickly turn your reception room into a ceremony room with multiple choices of how we can plan to layout the room in advance.  
  • Feel free to utilize our reception hall for your wedding rehearsal too if the weather isn’t cooperating.  Perfect your walk down the aisle with a ceremony rehearsal inside our 1890 Grand Ballroom.


Vendor Confirmations and Recommendations:

  • Benefit from our experience with vendor confirmations and recommendations, ensuring a seamless collaboration on your big day.  With a host of approved vendors and years of experience, we understand all that goes into the planning for a big event like a wedding.  Let our team of professionals handle staging and your vendors the right way.


Seating for 300:

  • The 1890 Grand Ballroom is the perfect indoor facility for special events whether it’s a wedding, corporate event, prom, or family reunion.  Our ballroom can comfortably accommodate up to 300 guests in style with elegant white Chiavari chairs and award-winning set-ups.


Chandelier Lighting:

  • Bask in the warm glow of beautiful chandelier lighting that can be adjusted to create the perfect atmosphere for your event.  Choose from a multitude of color schemes to set the mood the way you see fit.


In-House Surround Sound and Lighting System:

  • Enjoy state-of-the-art sound and a changeable lighting system that integrates into the venue for a flawless audiovisual experience your party guests will surely remember.


Portable Bars and Tables:

  • Enhance the celebration with 2 portable bars, 8 ft. tables, 120 in. round tables, and 6 ft. tables for versatile event setup options. 


Back Cocktail Patio with Sound:

  • Extend your festivities to the back cocktail patio, complete with sound for a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor celebrations.


Free On-Site Parking:

  • Enjoy the convenience of free, on-site parking for you and up to 300 of your closest guests.


A/V Projector and Screen:

  • Elevate your event at 1890 with a wireless microphone and an A/V projector and screen for presentations or memorable slideshows. 


Arbor and Venue Draperies Rental:

  • Customize the look of your ceremony with optional arbor and venue draperies available for rental. Contact 1890 at 816-584-1890 to discuss our vendors or take a look at this page of approved vendors we’ve worked with already.


Decor and Furniture Rental:

  • Personalize your space with our decor rental options, allowing you to add a touch of your unique style to the venue.  Choose from couches, accessories, extra seating, and room decorations.


Overnight Accommodations:


Easy Airport Access:

  • Located just 10 miles from Kansas City International Airport (MCI), our venue offers easy access for out-of-town guests flying in for your event.


Hotels with Shuttle Services:

  • Take advantage of nearby hotels like the KCI Marriott that offers shuttle service to our venue for added convenience.


At 1890 Wedding + Event Space, we're dedicated to making your wedding or special event as magical as possible. Book your celebration with us and let the enchantment begin.  Learn more about us, by visiting our gallery and reading some of our customers’ reviews.  If you’d like to talk with us or schedule a tour of our grounds, give us a call at 816-584-1890.  

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