16 St. Louis Wedding Venues You'll Love

From rustic to modern, these event spaces are exactly what you're looking for.
Melanie Haid
by Melanie Haid
Updated Jan 09, 2024

If you're looking to get married in the city of the Gateway Arch, or are seeking some of the best event spaces west of the Mississippi River, look no further. There are so many wedding venues in the St. Louis area that it's hard to choose where exactly you'd want to host your big day. These incredible St. Louis wedding venues not only bring feature scenic backdrops and historic architecture but speak to the industrial-meets-rustic charm that the city is known for. Many historical buildings are utilized as wedding venues, and you'll also find beautiful rolling hills and outdoor spaces nearby that are simply breathtaking. Whether you're looking for something elegant and modern, cozy and surrounded by nature, or a mix of both, St. Louis has something for you. Check out The Knot Vendor Marketplace to find even more wedding venues in St. Louis and beyond.

NEO on Locust in Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri

For those looking to have a larger, loft-style wedding, NEO's urban venue is a unique fit. With exposed pipes and beams, it has an edgier, industrial feel to it. The building is a historic landmark, on Locust Street in the Auto Row District of St. Louis, and it's a fantastic venue for people who want their wedding and reception to be a little outside the box. The accents are mostly metal, and there is a beautiful skyline view from the loft. Modern and able to accommodate over 300 guests, this venue is great for those looking for something in the heart of the city.

Chandler Hill Vineyards in Defiance, Missouri

Looking for a vineyard wedding venue near St. Louis? Well, you're in luck because there are quite a few vineyard venues within less than an hour's drive of the city. Chandler Hill Vineyards is a favorite among couples for its indoor and outdoor spaces, and rustic vibe. Exchange vows on the outdoor deck, and then celebrate inside the cozy tasting room. There's room for up to 170 guests and in-house catering is available.

The Noble in St. Louis, Missouri

Elegant and especially unique, The Noble is a former bank, built in 1929, that still features much of the original detail of the building—including the giant copper bank vault. Your pictures at this venue will certainly stand out, and everything about the Art Deco décor and vintage features will help you remember this venue for years to come. This St. Louis wedding venue can host 250-350 guests, and even has a rooftop for more stunning photos. The vintage details, light fixtures and one-of-a-kind architecture make for a stunning venue, with a one-event-per-day policy to make sure the day is fully yours.

The Barn at Lone Eagle Landing in St. Louis Area, Missouri

If your dream is to get married in an elegant barn, this venue is perfect. The Barn at Lone Eagle Landing—and its secondary venue, Pebble Creek Farm—is family-owned and a working farm, quiet and rural. There is so much space to make this place your own on your special day, including nearby water, fields and an outdoor dance floor. The vaulted, exposed beams on the barn ceiling draw your eyes up, perfectly encompassing the classy, natural indoor space. If you're more of an outside-wedding kind of person, the venue boasts beautiful outdoor options with details like lights and florals, both of which can accompany up to 300 people.

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Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries in St. Louis, Missouri

Another unique venue in the heart of the city is the Sheldon, "The Carnegie Hall of St. Louis," a concert hall and art gallery that can host up to 500 guests. The massive, elegant ballrooms, rehearsal dinner spaces and enchanting front steps make this an incredibly elegant option for your wedding – not to mention you can get married on the stage of the concert hall. The Sheldon is in the arts and entertainment district, designed in 1904 by World's Fair Pavilion architect Louis C. Spiering. Fans of rich history will also appreciate getting married in a concert hall where greats like Ernest Hemingway have spoken before the venue mainly turned musical.

Defiance Ridge Vineyards in Defiance, Missouri

Another wine country wedding venue near St. Louis, Defiance Ridge Vineyards is set on 42 acres of property featuring vineyards, a serene lake and views of the Missouri River Valley. There's room for up to 300 guests and both indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from. Ceremonies are held near the lake, and receptions inside the climate-controlled pavilion. This all-inclusive venue is known for its seasonal cuisine, and couples rave about the accommodating staff.

The Venue at Maison du Lac in Catawissa, Missouri

Just 50 minutes from the city, this stunning lakeside indoor-outdoor venue is on 20 acres of beautiful land – on a former llama farm. There is a beautiful stone house featuring a getting-ready suite, along with an adjacent lake house for the wedding party and your fiancé to get ready as well. The indoor reception venue provides ample natural light with glamorous light fixtures, an elegant interior paired with the beautiful landscape and water feature of this venue. Up to 300 guests can be accommodated in the Venue at Maison du Lac in Catawissa, and it's the perfect mix of modern, rustic and lakefront – so you don't even have to choose.

Live! By Loews St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri

This St. Louis wedding venue is very chic and modern, with both outdoor and indoor spaces to fully maximize your wedding reception. Partially a hotel, which you can utilize to not only help plan your wedding but help plan and execute it as well. Live! By Loews St. Louis has banquet halls, rooms for the couple to get ready on-site, as well as 216 hotel rooms for guests in-house. The rooftop outdoor terrace provides a beautiful space for your wedding, or choose the spacious indoor Grand Ballroom with generous walls of windows to let in natural light.

Das Bevo in St. Louis, Missouri

This intricate wedding venue in St. Louis was once the Bevo Mill, with one of the oldest windmills in the area and plenty of historic, European charm. The stone exterior and the flowers throughout speak to its German influence, and it has more affordable pricing for those looking to wed in style for less. There is indoor and outdoor space, filled with hand-carved, European details, fireplaces, copper chandeliers and plenty of stone and wood accents inside and outside, Das Bevo is as charming as it is beautiful. Whether you want a more intimate or large ceremony, the multiple event rooms and outdoor spaces can work for whatever you're looking for.

Innsbrook Resort in Innsbrook, Missouri

Innsbrook Resort is just an hour from St. Louis, and it sports a beautiful lakeside venue perfect for lovers of scenic views. The pavilion next to the lake offers a stunning backdrop for your special day, and the indoor Aspen Room blends natural light with rustic charm and tall wood-beam ceilings. Sunsets by the lake make for unique wedding photos, and the large greenery of the surrounding golf course offers enough room for you and up to 300 guests. Choose to have an outdoor ceremony or indoor, fit with dressing rooms and all of the cozy, natural beauty of this venue.

The Larimore in St. Louis, Missouri

If you're looking for historical charm and elegance, look no further than The Larimore. Everything about the building, built in the 1800s, and the soaring 6 acres of farmland is unbelievably romantic – and the best part is that it's affordable too. They are known for their beautiful marble gazebo, the perfect backdrop for couples to say "I do" with a timeless elegance throughout. This venue can host up to 250 guests, and has options for indoor ceremonies in their charming wedding chapel, as well as a restored barn. The natural beauty mixed with historic architecture and ample charm is a memorable choice for a unique wedding venue in St. Louis.

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton in St. Louis, Missouri

One of the newest venues in the city, Le Meridien opened in late 2020 and features all the amenities of a modern hotel and a sleek wedding venue. It's not only extremely sophisticated inside, but has incredible views of the Gateway Arch from the rooms and rooftop terrace. Your guests will be well taken care of in this luxurious setting with plenty of natural light and contemporary features in every detail. The giant windows and cool colors, along with grand chandeliers and marble accents, are sure to make your wedding day feel majestic—for you and each of your guests.

Stifel Theater in St. Louis, Missouri

The former Peabody Opera House, located in the downtown St. Louis, is home to the elegant Stifel Theater. With spacious ballrooms and an option to host your wedding and reception on the theater stage, which has seen the likes of Frank Sinatra and Aretha Franklin, getting married here is a pretty incredible event. From the high ceilings and multiple levels to the marble floors and grandeur that only an opera house could provide, it's the perfect place to host large weddings and an absolutely unforgettable night. The venue is strictly indoor, but there are incredible stairs out front that are perfect for photos, with the stunning backdrop of the theater's architecture and columns behind you.

Little Piney in Hermann, Missouri

Resort getaway or affordable wedding venue – why not both? Little Piney, about an hour's drive from St. Charles, is a quiet, relaxing setting for your wedding, perfect for nature lovers who still value elegance. The wedding pavilion is lakeside in the heart of a wooded area in Missouri's wine country, and this venue specifically values a slow, calm wedding process from beginning to end, from wedding planning to "I do." You can say "I do" lakeside, under a large string-lit outdoor pavilion, or in their "Fest Room," with caterers on-site. This private estate is an unforgettable, scenic place to host one of the most special days of your life.

18Rails in St. Louis, Missouri

Back in the heart of the city, 18Rails is a fairly new, uber-industrial wedding venue with stunning multi-pane windows and plenty of space to make the venue uniquely yours. This venue at City Foundry STL is named for the place where 18 rail lines once connected in the city, mixing historical industrialism with the chic modern style of this open-floor plan venue. Predicted to be one of St. Louis' new favorite destinations when it opens in 2021, 18Rails is one of many different dining, shops, offices and more housed in the City Foundry STL. For those looking for an innovative, historic and up-and-coming venue, 18Rails will be a great fit.

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