10 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Kansas City: Our Top Picks!

Have you always dreamed of an outdoor wedding? Maybe in a rustic barn, at a traditional country club, or maybe even in a garden or on a chic city rooftop?

Well, if you live in Missouri, you’re in luck! There are a ton of amazing outdoor wedding venues in and around Kansas City.

Located right in the heart of America, Kansas City has temperate weather six months out of the year and is an ideal spot for an outdoor wedding.

According to the Wedding Report, there were approximately 10,996 weddings in the Kansas City Metropolitan area at an average cost of $25,000. So let’s see what you can get for your money!

Here is a list of some of our best outdoor wedding venues in Kansas City.

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The Legacy at Green Hills

Starting our list is The Legacy at Green Hills with its 40 acres of mature trees, meadows, and wildflowers.

The outdoor ceremony site is a beautiful 32-foot patio with a flower-covered pergola, and the climate-controlled open-air pavilion makes the perfect reception spot.

The Legacy at Green Hills also has a historic house on the property with three bedrooms and three bathrooms that you and your wedding party can rent for a destination wedding!

Bonus: There is a firepit on the side of the patio for a cozy and intimate vibe.

Price Range: $3,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 seated guests.

Find The Legacy at Green Hills at The Legacy at Green Hills or check out Facebook.

Faulkner’s Ranch

Another great rustic barn spot is Faulkner’s Ranch. Located just south of Kansas City’s Interstate 470, the venue is a farm setting and of course, includes a barn! The property boasts amazing sunsets, lots of wildlife, and an idyllic pond.

Most couples choose to say their vows at the outdoor ceremony site, a space with plenty of stunning flowers, wooden pergolas, and a manicured lawn.

After your vows, you can have your outdoor reception at the covered Pavilion or The Banquet Barn.

With so many choices at this magical venue, Faulkner’s Ranch is definitely worth taking a look at for your outdoor wedding!

Bonus: How fun would it be to have a country-themed, down-home style wedding at this elegant, yet rustic venue?!?

Price Range: $4,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find Faulkner’s Ranch at Faulkner’s Ranch or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Powell Gardens

One of the premier outdoor wedding venues in Kansas City is Powell Gardens. As part of the KC Botanical Gardens, there are a plethora of unique and beautiful garden settings to choose from for your big day.

The Missouri Barn is in the Heartland Harvest area of Powell Gardens. This rustic setting has an observation deck with amazing views of the entire area. Consider The Fountain Garden and Marlese Lower Gourley Island Garden also.

Bonus: Additional services at Powell Gardens include a butterfly release and fireworks, and you can rent an event tent that can be set up anywhere throughout the gardens. 

Price Range: $1,200 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 seated guests.

Find Powell Gardens at Powell Gardens or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Brim

The Brim is one of the newest outdoor wedding venues in Kansas City.

Located on 16 acres atop a hill, just a short drive outside the city, The Brim has undeniably amazing sunsets. But, the most unique aspect of this venue is that you can rent the venue for only $1!

The mission of the owners was to make sure fabulous Kansas City wedding venues were affordable and accessible to all couples. How cool is that?!

Of course, you can still add on all the bells and whistles for your full-service wedding with packages if you’d like.

You can choose to have your reception in The Brim Chapel or outside on the property in a white event tent.

In addition, The Brim has announced that they are building a new reception space that should be completed by June 2023. Stay tuned for details!

Bonus: The color scheme at The Brim is intentionally neutral so that you can decorate the space however your heart desires.

Price Range: $2,100 and up.

Capacity: Up to 130 seated guests.

Find The Brim at The Brim or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Farmhouse KC Venue

Another brand new outdoor wedding venue is The Farmhouse KC Venue. Located in a suburb of Kansas City called Independence, Missouri, weddings are held year-round.

The vibe is rustic, yet elegant and sophisticated, and with rave reviews about superior customer service, this wedding venue in Kansas City is worth a look!

The Outdoor Space is 2,500 square feet and is surrounded by beautiful lawns, mature trees, and beautiful gardens.

The 4,500-square-foot barn space is tastefully decorated for a shabby chic feel and there is also a quaint cottage from the 1920s on the property.

Bonus: Another unique feature of The Farmhouse KC Venue is an outdoor patio with a silo that has been converted into a bar. Cocktails, anyone?

Price Range: $5,800 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find The Farmhouse KC Venue at The Farmhouse KC or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Belvoir Winery

An outdoor wedding venue list would not be complete without a winery in the mix!

The Belvoir Winery is located in the rolling hills of Liberty, Missouri, which is just outside of Kansas City. There are 170 acres of gardens, mature trees, and of course, vineyards! The overall vibe is classy and extremely romantic.

Say your “I dos” outside under a white marble gazebo while guests look on from a beautifully manicured lawn.

Oh, and did we mention the wine? The Belvoir Winery is a working winery so guests can sample the wines from the nearby vineyards and you’ll certainly want to serve them at your reception!

Bonus: There is an onsite Inn so you and your guests can enjoy a true weekend destination wedding. No worries about who is going to drive home after enjoying all the fabulous wines!

Price Range: $3,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests

Find Belvoir Winery at Belvoir Winery or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Terrace on Grand

Dreaming of a large outdoor wedding in the city? If so, The Terrace on Grand may be your perfect wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, the vibe is urban and modern with 360 views of the city skyline. 

The spot to tie the knot is the spacious rooftop deck. Say “I do” as the sun is setting behind you and continue the party under the city lights.

This 5,000-square-foot venue also has an indoor area with original exposed brick walls and hardwood floors. Stunning!

Bonus: The Terrace on Grand has several nearby hotels within walking distance to accommodate out-of-town guests.

Price Range: $7,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find The Terrace on Grand at The Terrace on Grand or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Pavilion Event Space

Another unique and amazing outdoor wedding venue in Kansas City is The Pavilion Event Space.

This huge open-air chapel is a city art installation and is sure to make an impression on your guests. With beautiful urban gardens and lush green lawns, The Pavilion Event Space is just stunning.

Bonus: Worried about planning your wedding? This venue makes it easy! You can rent everything you need from their on-site wedding experts.

Price Range: $4,200 and up.

Capacity: Up to 330 seated guests.

Find The Pavilion Event Space at The Pavilion Event Space or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Crestview Dairy Events

Looking for an outdoor space for your super-sized wedding? Located right outside of Kansas City in a suburb called Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Crestview Dairy Events is the perfect venue for a large country wedding.

Crestview Dairy Events is over 120 years old, sits on 31 private acres, and offers no less than four outdoor venues to choose from. There are historic buildings, 100-year-old trees, amazing views, and garden walkways on the property.

A 3,500-square-foot deck overlooks Crestview Lake and is a gorgeous space for your wedding ceremony.

With affordable packages, this venue only hosts one wedding per day so the entire property is yours to enjoy!

Bonus: There are two lakes on the property and fishing is offered for a unique wedding experience. It may seem a bit unconventional, but it could be tons of fun!

Price Range: $1,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 500 seated guests.

Find Crestview Dairy Events at Crestview Dairy Events or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Alexander Majors House & Barn

Last but not least, we present The Alexander Majors House and Barn.

This historic mansion estate is owned by a non-profit and is open to the public as a museum. Constructed in 1856, The Alexander Majors House & Barn was once the home of one of the co-owners of the Pony Express and has a colorful past.

There is a large manicured lawn that can be utilized for your vows. There is also a barn on the property with a loft for your rustic yet sophisticated reception.

Finally, there is another space to the south of the main barn area called the Wagon Room, complete with an authentic Conestoga wagon!

Bonus: Just think of all of the unique wedding photos your photographer will be able to capture in this historic venue; making you and your new hubby or wife a part of its history.

Price Range: $1,900 and up.

Capacity: Up to 175 seated guests.

Find Alexander Majors House & Barn at Alexander Majors House & Barn or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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