Weddings

Mellon Acres

Lawson, MO View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
   31 reviews
$5k - $6k For 100 Guests

About

$5k - $6k For 100 Guests

Mellon Acres Event Center is an outdoor and barn wedding venue located just outside Lawson, Missouri. Situated on 32 acres of beautiful land, this natural setting venue is great for couples looking to escape the stress and noise of the city and enjoy their event in an intimate environment. Refurbished to a high standard, the venue is owned by husband-and-wife-duo, Paul and Susan Ryals. The duo strives to assist every couple to create their dream wedding, ensuring no small detail is missed.

Facilities and Capacity

From rehearsal dinner, ceremonies, and receptions, Mellon Acres offers a variety of event spaces for all types of wedding celebrations. The Red Barn is the venue’s largest event space. It’s elegant and neutral interior makes for the perfect canvas for each couple to decorate and personalize to suit their preferred style and color scheme. The climate controlled barn also features a range of facilities and amenities including a built-in bar, lakeside views, indoor restrooms, stone fireplace, and more. For your ceremonies located outdoors, the Waterfall area is the ideal backdrop for any wedding day. A photographers dream, this event space is picture perfect, tranquil, and allows couples and their guests to celebrate in privacy, enjoying each other's company. Additional facilities include The Rustic Barn and The Rustic Arbor. These areas can be combined to create an event with both indoor and outdoor spaces. The Rustic Barn has a country-chic design and includes an array of amenities including dressing rooms, a fire pit, a snack bar, modern restrooms, and more.

Accommodations

Mellon Acres has three gorgeous cottages that elegantly look over the venue’s picturesque lake. Each cottage is designed in its own way and includes a honeymoon cottage for the newlyweds and two other cottages that can accommodate four. Additionally, there are four full hook up RV sites located next to the cottages. These can be rented individually or added to wedding packages for couples and guests to explore the local area.

Services Offered

The venue provides a range of event services and items that can be included in their range of wedding packages. With the help of the venue’s professional and hardworking event planners, each couple can be guided through the planning process and help them design their wedding day from the ceremony logistics to the reception entertainment. Additional event services offered include all-inclusive packages, setup, cleanup, lighting and sound, wifi, and more. Other items available to help personalize each event space include:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Audio equipment
  • Dance floor
  • Altar or Arch
  • Linens
  • Bar and glassware
  • Flatware
  • Misc, decorations

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

$2500.00

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

$5500.00

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?

$2500.00

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

$2500.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Event Planning
Linens
Parking
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5.00

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

Champagne Toast
Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Barn
Farm/Ranch
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

December

31 Reviews

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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Kiki Married on 10/03/2020
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    Best Venue Ever!!!

    Susan & Paul were amazing to work with and made us feel like family. They made the planning process so easy from start to finish. We got so many compliments on how beautiful everything was and how gorgeous the venue looked. I can't imagine having our event anywhere else!
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    Holly C. Married on 05/08/2020
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    Wonderful place for a wedding

    They were very helpful and detail to what we wanted and needed. The place is very beautiful. A quote from great aunt " it was a classy rustic wedding".
  • Kirk-Lisa
    Kirk-Lisa T. Married on 11/03/2019
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    So helpful and wonderful

    They went above and beyond for our experience

    Mellon Acres's reply:

    Thank you! We love to make it a wonderful experience for all our couples and their families. We love what we do and do what we love.

Awards

  • 31
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
I Do Weddings Decor & More LLC I Do Weddings Decor & More LLC Wedding Photographers

We absolutely love working with Diana and her staff at Mellon’s Banquet Hall. I love Diana’s fast friendly service, and great style. Everything is beautiful inside and out at Mellon’s. It's a wonderful place to photograph & entertain your guest for a wedding or any event you book. I recommend Mellon's Banquet Hall to all of our brides daily. Sincerely Samantha Woolsey -Owner of Woolsey Photography & Entertainment

Map

32384 Hwy. D Lawson, MO, 64062
816-281-9568
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Mellon Acres frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Mellon Acres?

Mellon Acres includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Event Planning
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Tables

At Mellon Acres, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Mellon Acres includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)

At Mellon Acres, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Mellon Acres includes:
  • Champagne Toast
  • Open Bar

What are the most important characteristics of Mellon Acres in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Mellon Acres for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Mellon Acres for wedding events?

Mellon Acres offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Mellon Acres offer?

Mellon Acres offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Mellon Acres offer for wedding events?

Mellon Acres offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Mellon Acres have available for wedding events?

Mellon Acres offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Mellon Acres and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Mellon Acres is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.9 in value.

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