ABOUT THE HISTORIC POST OFFICE
The Historic Post Office is a historic wedding venue located in the heart of Ottawa, Kansas. With easy access to nearby cities like Olathe, Overland Park, and Lawrence, we are the perfect location for hosting your wedding and smaller intimate celebrations such as bridal showers and rehearsal dinners.
Built in 1913, the Historic Post Office has been meticulously and lovingly restored for those who believe that the grander the location, the grander the love story. While many of the original architectural features can still be found throughout, Historic Post Office now features state-of-the-art amenities for couples and guests.
FACILITIES AND CAPACITY
The Historic Post Office features a stunning limestone facade, towering ceilings, an elegant skylight, and stunning windows. We have an old-world speakeasy in the basement for those seeking a swanky cocktail hour experience in a setting unlike any other venue. Complete with expansive dressing rooms and hidden elements such as a cast-iron staircase, the Historic Post Office has managed to keep its original classic, timeless architecture in place while adding modern, fashionable touches.
The Historic Post Office is an incredibly versatile venue to host your wedding. Our 4,000 square foot Ballroom seats up to 220 guests and the outdoor Garden is the perfect place to host your ceremony. The downstairs 1930’s themed Speakeasy Lounge provides for a unique cocktail hour experience, and our Getting Ready Suites allow you to relax while getting ready for your big day. Your rental of the venue includes use of all of these areas, and the Getting Ready Suites as well.
The Speakeasy is also available for smaller intimate gatherings such as rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby showers, birthday parties, and even company gatherings.
SERVICES & AMENITIES
When you decide to host your event at the Historic Post Office, you can simply rent the venue and procure vendors yourself, or select some of our optional services and allow us to handle all of the vendor coordination for you.
Luxurious Getting Ready Suites
Outdoor Garden event space
No security required
Full Bar Services
Catering Services offered (via our catering partners)
Tables, Chiavari Chairs, & linens included with full venue rental
With a beautiful setting and intimate atmosphere, the Historic Post Office is sure to help make your special day unforgettable. Every inch of our venue has been considered, making it the perfect place for the most important love story ever told....Yours.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Historic Post Office?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At Historic Post Office, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At Historic Post Office, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Wine
What are the most important characteristics of Historic Post Office in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Historic Post Office for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Historic Post Office offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Historic Post Office offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
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