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Pricing Information

These prices are available for the months of April through November. These prices are available for the months of December through March.
Reception
$5,250 starting price
Ceremony
$1,250 starting price
Bar
$19 starting price
Reception
$4,550 starting price
Ceremony
$750 starting price
Bar
$19 starting price

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Hawthorne House is Kansas City's premier wedding and event venue that has been hosting jaw-dropping weddings since 1997! Located on 11 beautiful acres in Parkville, Missouri (the perfect location between the airport and downtown!), Hawthorne House has been specifically designed with your wedding needs in mind.

We offer both indoor and outdoor ceremony options with no room flip or Oscar style seating required! Being in the midwest, a built in plan B is vital! We offer glassware AND bartenders included in our beverage packages as well as tables and chairs included in our rental rates! Major bonus- no sales tax or service fee is added to the facility fee! With two renovated dressing suites and a maximum capacity of 300 our space is the ultimate dream destination where your happily ever after becomes a reality. We are the perfect venue for the elegant, timeless couple that wants to have an absolute blast.

Come see why, for over 26 years, couples have rated Hawthorne House as one of the top wedding venues in the Kansas City area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,250

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,550

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,250

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$750

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$19

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Specialty Beer

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Country/Golf Club
Garden
Historic Building
Mansion
Park
Religious

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Decor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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4.9 out of 5 rating
95 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.7 out of 5 rating
97% Recommended by couples

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95 Reviews
Samantha
Samantha J. Married on 06/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The most BEAUTIFUL wedding venue in the KC area!

Thank you Hawthorne House for making my wedding dreams come true! From the moment I turned onto the property for the first time, my jaw dropped. Everything about the venue is stunning. We had our ceremony in the chapel, which was a DREAM! Bright natural light, wooden pews, grand piano, white exterior, big staircase, a rod iron bridge surrounded by trees -everything was so simple and beautiful, & that isn't even all of it! The reception space - the wrap around porch, bridal suite with a BALCONY, hardwood floors, natural light, gold chandeliers - I mean I could go on and on, but it was a literal dream come true. Everything was so beautiful that we hardly used any additional decoration besides flowers and centerpieces! Thank you Elizabeth for answering so many questions, being a joy to work with and allowing us to have our wedding at HH! We still have people telling us how beautiful the venue was, even 5 months later!
Christine
Christine Married on 10/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

The Perfect Venue

We cannot say enough amazing things about Hawthorne House. It is beautiful, all inclusive and well managed. They were so easy to work with and so helpful on the weeks and months leading up. We used this location for our bridal photos to get ready, ceremony at the chapel, reception and cocktail hour. It included all alcohol needs and all of our photos were used on the grounds! Highly recommend even if it is expensive.
K
Kellsey Married on 10/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating
Our wedding was a DREAM COME TRUE!! Hawthorne House was absolutely gorgeous and our guests raved about it!

We lucked out and had perfect weather, allowing us to use the porch and lawn which looked beautiful and green in early Sept. The chapel and reception hall are so pretty on their own that they did not need a lot of decor -- we used candle votives and greenery as our center pieces and it took my breath away when I first saw it!

Not only was the space exceptional, but Adona and her team were organized, friendly and quick to reply to ALL of our crazy questions!

The bartenders moved fast and kept our guests happy.

I would highly recommend using this venue, especially if you want to use the outdoor space! Thank you for making our wedding the best day ever!!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Freeland Photography Freeland Photography Wedding Photographers

We always enjoy working at the Hawthorne House. The venue is beautiful and the staff is friendly and great to work with!

Rebekah Cake Artist Rebekah Cake Artist Wedding Cakes

I always appreciate Hawthorne's organized style and professionalism. I always here fantastic compliments about Hawthorne House, from my brides that have been married there!

CaraSue Hall, Professional Freelance Makeup and Hair Artist CaraSue Hall, Professional Freelance Makeup and Hair Artist Wedding Hair & Makeup

I am always thrilled when one of my brides chooses Hawthorne House for their wedding. The setting is beautiful, ample parking, easy access. Darla is a joy to work with and is always helping the brides/families with whatever they need. The dressing room is the best that I have ever been in at a wedding venue. As a hair and makeup artist, I need the space, lighting and overall accommadations but don't always have the luxury of having it. At Hawthorne House I have it. Not only is it wonderfully accommodating for me, it is for the wedding parties as well. There is so much space and comfort to be able to get ready. You won't regret having Hawthorne House as your venue on your wedding day.

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Hawthorne House frequently asked questions

Hawthorne House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at Hawthorne House includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Specialty Beer
The space offered by Hawthorne House for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Country/Golf Club
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
  • Park
  • Religious
Hawthorne House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Hawthorne House offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
Hawthorne House offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Hawthorne House offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Tables
Hawthorne House is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in value and 4.7 in flexibility.

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