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The Falls Reception & Conference Center

Columbia, IL View map Visit website

About

The Falls Reception & Conference Center is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Columbia, Illinois. Walking into the event space, your guests will be welcomed with cascading waterfalls. The date of your wedding can affect everything, from the look of the waterfalls and landscaped verandas to the availability of rooms and even the menu selections for your guests. However, just like each couple is unique, each season has its own unique look and options for you to benefit from. The Falls Reception & Conference Center is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis.

Facilities and Capacity
The Falls Reception & Conference Center offers four different event spaces indoors and out. These event spaces, when used alone or combined, can accommodate up to 500 guests with ease. Couples can find an event space that is great for both an intimate dinner with close friends and family, and a lavish gala for everyone in town. This venue has a beautiful, cascading indoor and outdoor waterfall that really makes a statement.

Services Offered
The venue's professional consultants and knowledgeable and executive staff can help make your wedding day carefree and unforgettable. You can be confident in knowing this team will pay close attention to every detail, down to the last beautifully folded napkin on the table. Simply share your dreams with the planners, and they can make your dreams come true. The venue is available to host ceremonies, receptions, wedding showers, and engagement parties. The Falls Reception & Conference Center offers the following wedding services:

  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth

Cuisine
The Falls Reception & Conference Center gives couples the option to create their own menu, from the delicious and unique hors d’oeuvre and entrée selections to the beverages. Executive Chef Michael Sewell and his staff will prepare your selections using only the freshest and finest hand-picked ingredients available. Couples can choose from plated, buffet, or family-style serving options. Catering items include the following:

  • Tables
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

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?

$1,000

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

$1,000

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

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Transportation

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

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

29 Reviews

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Recommended by 98% of couples
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  • Kerry
    Kerry Married on 11/07/2020
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    Excellent place to see

    We knew immediately we wanted to celebrate here. The staff was amazing and they have soo many options to make your day special
  • Megan
    Megan M. Married on 10/05/2019
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    Best Venue Ever!

    It was so beautiful and impressive at the
    Falls, They includes many amenities such as open bar, DJ, buffet, centerpieces and bridal suite. Go to The Taste at the falls! The Food is to die for and that's coming from a really picky eater! Come Hungry!!!

Awards

  • 29
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

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300 Admiral Weinel Blvd Columbia, IL, 62236
6182813255
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