12 Small Wedding Venues Kansas Couples Will Love

Celebrate your intimate wedding at one of these smaller-sized venues in Kansas.
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Updated May 20, 2024

Are you planning an intimate wedding in the Sunflower State? Well, when it comes to small wedding venues Kansas couples will love, there are a variety of styles to choose from. From picturesque event barns to quaint breweries, we've put together a list of our top picks from across the state. Many of these venues offer both indoor and outdoor spaces, each equipped with its own distinct charm, amenities and wedding packages. Read on to explore some of our favorite smaller venues for your Kansas wedding.

Morning Grit Farm, LLC in Rose Hill, Kansas

Morning Grit Farm is a charming, family-owned wedding venue with a capacity of up to 75 guests. Kelsey Lewis and her family offer an intimate farm experience complete with adorable animals—including a mini donkey and cows! Their all-inclusive wedding package gives you access to the entire farm for the weekend and includes an outdoor ceremony stage and an iconic red barn. With an on-site coordinator and a private honeymoon glamper, this small wedding venue in Kansas ensures a seamless wedding experience.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 75

Rosie's in Salina, Kansas

Rosie's in Salina is a small wedding venue that is perfect for weddings of up to 100 guests. It has modern-chic decor, white walls, a black ceiling and large windows, creating a stylish backdrop for your special day. They also have a second space located in McPherson that accommodates up to 60 guests, with a variety of wedding packages that include consultations, decoration services and coordination with local bakers and caterers.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 60 at their McPherson location and 100 in Salina

Historic Elgin Hotel in Marion, Kansas

The Historic Elgin Hotel offers a charming, regal setting for smaller weddings, just 50 miles from Wichita. Nestled in the Flint Hills, this boutique hotel provides couples with both indoor and outdoor event spaces that can accommodate up to 75 guests. This smaller wedding venue provides packages that include luxurious accommodations, setup, teardown and an assortment of event rentals, too.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 75

Little Shawnee Chapel in Shawnee, Kansas

This intimate wedding venue has space for both ceremonies and receptions, comfortably seating up to 32 guests in the chapel and hosting up to 50 in the clubhouse. Located less than 20 minutes from downtown, Little Shawnee Chapel is fairly minimalist when it comes to design, with vintage chandeliers and exposed wooden beams. This venue offers day-of coordination, vendor organization and rental packages to help streamline the wedding planning process.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 50

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The Yellow Barn in Olathe, Kansas

Originally a three-story barn on a 12-acre property, this quaint barn venue in Kansas offers a beautifully renovated venue for intimate gatherings. The first floor has been transformed into a spacious gathering space for receptions and ceremonies, with a pavilion and a photography studio available for use. You're more than welcome to use your own vendors for your wedding at this venue, but an in-house concierge will be on duty to help where needed during your event. While tables and chairs are provided by The Yellow Barn, keep in mind that you'll have to provide your own linens and decor.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100

The Vintage House in Overland Park, Kansas

Couples looking to host a cozy wedding in Kansas will love The Vintage House in Overland Park. With a stunning garden courtyard and a beautiful interior, this space can be easily adapted to your style and vision. The venue, which can accommodate up to 50 guests, offers all the essentials—including a mix of dishes, serveware and eclectic props.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 50

Parkway Room at The Venue in Leawood in Leawood, Kansas

The Venue in Leawood offers two event spaces and a spacious patio, but the Parkway Room is the best pick for smaller, indoor weddings with between 20 and 100 guests. When you book this space, plenty of event necessities will already be included, such as tables, chairs, linens, a wedding party suite and set up and clean up. They also provide in-house catering, so you won't have to worry about organizing that separately.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100

Black Barn at Stone Creek in Rantoul, Kansas

Black Barn offers a tranquil setting for small weddings just outside of Kansas City. This unique event space, with 2,800 square feet and a capacity for up to 150 guests, is nestled on 40 acres of rolling prairie. It features oak floors, high ceilings and options for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. With beautiful landscaping, an outdoor firepit and friendly staff ready to assist, Black Barn at Stone Creek is a great spot for couples who are interested in throwing a countryside wedding in Kansas.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

The Eldridge in Lawrence, Kansas

Located in the heart of downtown Lawrence, The Eldridge offers a warm and elegant backdrop for Kansas weddings. Perfect for both small, intimate gatherings and larger affairs, this reception venue can accommodate up to 100 guests. From catering to event services, the wedding team at The Eldridge can help you plan your intimate wedding celebration from start to finish.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100

Timber's Edge in Vinland Valley, Kansas

If you're looking for a rustic venue to host your close-knit wedding, look no further than Timber's Edge. Located between Lawrence and Baldwin City, the 20-acre property has a charming barn that can accommodate up to 100 guests, along with two fire pits, woodland trails and a large grassy area. It includes a full stage with sound and lighting equipment, a kitchen and a bar. Additional amenities include tables, chairs, patio furniture and outdoor heating lamps, with optional extras like golf carts and event tents.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100

The Barrel Room at River City Brewing Co. in Wichita, Kansas

The Barrel Room at River City Brewing Co. is excellent for smaller weddings of up to 70 guests. This cozy and vibrant space, with exposed brick walls and rustic decor, is ideal for couples who want a laid back celebration. If artisanal brews and creative cocktails are on your list of wedding must-haves, look no further than this Wichita brewery.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 70

Prairie Ridge Barn in Glen Elder, Kansas

Prairie Ridge Barn is a gorgeous family-run venue for smaller weddings of no more than 150 guests. This space offers a traditional barn with open rafters, large barn doors and a balcony that looks out over Waconda Lake. Couples can enjoy a variety of settings, from open-sky ceremonies to cozy barn receptions. The venue offers plenty of opportunities for personalization, too, with an ambiance that can range from country casual to elegant.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

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