Located on 8,500 wooded acres east of St Louis, Pere Marquette Lodge is a grand, historic building built in the 1930s. With its awe-inspiring Great Room and beautiful grounds, Pere Marquette Lodge offers a truly unparalleled site for your bridal luncheon, rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception in the St Louis area. Our seasoned team is ready to accommodate your perfectly unforgettable wedding.
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Grand Ballroom: 2,900 square feet of flexible venue space with a great atmosphere and view to enhance your reception. The conference area can accommodate up to 250 guests and can be sectioned off to cater to smaller receptions.
Great Room: This massive 5,300 square foot room embodies the character and ambiance of the Lodge featuring a 50ft ceiling, a massive fireplace, wood and limestone floors and massive wood pillars. As a gorgeous ceremony location, the Great Room is the perfect place to start your journey together.
The Lawn: A beautifully shaded stretch of park land between the main Lodge and cabins makes for the perfect outdoor wedding venue. The deep greens and bold browns are stunning in the spring and summer months. And with the autumn come the most beautiful oranges and reds as the trees change their camouflage.
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Recommended by 88% of couples
Larissa · Married on 05/12/2017
We had our wedding and reception for 180 people at the lodge in May 2017 and it was perfect. Cassidy was very responsive and accommodating. The staff were absolutely amazing - very polite, attentive to detail, and welcoming. The venue itself is breaktaking in all its natural beauty. And the food was so delicious - all the guests raved about the fried chicken. Highly recommend!Sent on 06/04/2017
Blossom · Married on 01/03/2014
I just had my wedding at Pere Marquette Lodge and a really great experience. The prices were very reasonable and we had excellent service. Erin Pea, the lodge wedding coordinator, was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was quick to respond to emails and phone calls, and always had an answer to my questions. The lodge had far less rules than other venues I looked at and allowed us to start decorating the night before! While the food at the lodge restaurant was mehhh, the wedding food was actually pretty good and we had a number of people tell us so! The catering staff were super friendly and did an excellent job. Also, we had a couple of things go wrong (like our DJ not showing to name one!) that were not the lodge's fault, but Erin and staff went out of their way to help us despite it not being their fault! Lastly, it was really nice to get married at a spot that also provided ample lodging, and our guests loved hanging out in the beautiful Great Room and also enjoyed the hot tub, swimming pool, exercise room, and life sized chess game.Sent on 01/08/2014
I would highly recommend Pere Marquette Lodge for weddings. Beautiful and flexible venue, awesome staff, great lodging, and great value!!
Corissa · Married on 06/01/2013
Erin was wonderful to work with for our wedding. She made the day run incredibly smoothly and went above and beyond for our guests! The rehearsal and wedding occurred during a huge rainstorm (and tornado warning) and the river flooded. Erin was on the phone with us trying to re-route guests and gave us tips on where to go several days before the event. The food was also delicious! We picked the option to do a buffet instead of a plated meal so that guests would have more options and all of the food was excellent!Sent on 06/27/2015
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