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Powell Gardens is Kansas City's Botanical Garden wedding venue located in Kingsville, Missouri, also serving couples near the Kansas City and St. Joseph areas. This picturesque setting provides several gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for romantic wedding ceremonies and reception celebrations. The possibilities are endless at Powell Gardens, and it's a premier space for year-round events of any style and budget imaginable.

Facilities and Capacity

Powell Gardens can accommodate up to 200 of your friends and family, with several indoor and outdoor event spaces available. Picture a beautiful service in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel, Gourley Island Garden, Fountain Garden, or the Conifer Garden. Each of these spaces offers unique features such as beautiful architecture, vast amounts of florals, and sweeping lake views. For the reception, you can choose to celebrate in the contemporary open-air Missouri Barn, the elegant Grand Hall at the Visitors Center, the Conservatory, the Conifer Room, or the Fountain Garden. No matter your selection for each part of your wedding, you can be sure that the space is exclusively yours for use.

Services Offered

No matter your vision or preferred price range, the talented team at Powell Gardens can work with you to make it a reality. At Powell Gardens, the various fantastic event services will help make your day unforgettable. Aside from the gorgeous occasion spaces, you can add to your experience with any of the useful amenities and extras offered. This venue also provides excellent in-house bar services, and you can select your reception menu from a list of approved caterers. This venue offers parking for guest convenience and is also wheelchair accessible.

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Lindsey L. Married on 10/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Powell made our wedding day the most magical day of our lives.

If you’re reading reviews on Powell Gardens, I question whether you have had a proper visit because the property truly speaks for itself. Powell Gardens is one of those spots where you fall in love with the place. When my husband & I toured the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel, I felt chills just walking the path TO the chapel - let alone being inside the chapel itself. Once guests saw the property and chapel themselves, there wasn’t a single question as to why we decided to get married 40 minutes outside of downtown Kansas City. To me, the drive is always worth it. The staff is kind & as knowledgeable as they are passionate about the gardens.

We had only our wedding ceremony at Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel & our wedding reception in downtown KC - out of a concern for guests drinking as well as proximity to more hotels.

Due to limited October availability, we landed on a Friday evening. Powell allowed us access to the study (getting ready building) from 2-6pm and the chapel from 4-6pm. We decided to have our ceremony at 4:30pm, giving us 30 minutes for sound check and guest arrival. We did not do any additional decor because (1) we didn’t want to deal with the set-up and clean-up and (2) the chapel doesn’t need it!

The chapel fits 90 guests comfortably, and 110 with chairs set-up in the back. We were very nervous about the amount of guests who would show up and, therefore, did not invite all of our reception guests out to Powell for the ceremony. On the day-of, the chapel felt full but no one was left standing outside.

We had a handful of ushers (friends) place reserve signs on the front pews, hand payment to the musicians, assist people from the bus and their cars to the chapel, direct them to the restrooms and hand out programs. One challenge we had was when guests arrived, they saw the restroom sign for the study and infiltrated our (private) getting ready suite. We suggest having an usher (friend) stationed near the study at least 40 minutes prior to the ceremony start time to direct guests to the restroom at the rear of the chapel if needed. Unfortunately, due to the drive out to Powell, guests will likely need to use the restroom upon arrival.

As ethereal as the chapel is, we highly recommend hiring live music to really elevate your ceremony. We hired a string duo, Forte Quartet, who set-up and played in the rear corner of the chapel. The sound of both the musicians and officiant was incredible, crystal clear, no guests' complaints.

We hired a Showtime Transportation limo for the wedding party and an executive bus for guests who traveled (and didn’t have a car). The bus went from the hotel to Powell to our downtown reception venue. After the reception, guests were on their own and it worked out fine.

All in all, Powell Gardens is well worth it and truly made our wedding day the most magical day of our lives.
Emily R. Married on 07/11/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Helped pulled together wedding in a month!

When we had to completely replan our entire wedding within a month, Powell Gardens was amazing! They took care of everything, answered all my questions quickly, and made sure our day was beautiful! We did our ceremony at the Garden Arbor and it was absolutely perfect for our small gathering. The setting was gorgeous and easy for our guests to find with the help of their staff. I would recommend this place to anyone!
Grace C. Married on 11/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning Location

This location was our 1st choice the moment we saw it. I was just a little disappointed that items were left around the chapel, but our amazing reverend was able to clean things up a little. Overall, fantastic experience.
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Cardinal Cake Company Cardinal Cake Company Wedding Cakes

I've been involved in so many beautiful weddings at Powell Gardens as a wedding cake vendor. Two things can always be said: First, no matter what the wedding style, from rustic to mod EVERY wedding looks amazing at Powell's incredible venues. Second, whether for brides or vendors, Powell Garden's representatives are ALWAYS on hand and on-site on Event Day to help with questions and provide solutions. I've made some fantastic connections through business, and Powell Gardens ranks at the top of my list!

Bella Bree Photography Bella Bree Photography Wedding Photographers

Sam and her crew are an amazing team to work with. They are efficient, honest and hard working. They have many places for your celebration and the beauty there is abundant! You can't go wrong with Powell Gardens for your ceremony and reception.

By Asa Photography By Asa Photography Wedding Photographers

Powell Gardens is a beautiful venue. As a photographer, I love to shoot places this scenic. It makes a big difference in the quality of the pictures I can capture.

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