The average cost of a wedding venue in St. Louis is about $6,600, which is expensive once your are about to begin the start of a new period in your life, regardless of your overall wedding budget. Luckily, there are plenty of inexpensive wedding venues in St. Louis and the surrounding area that ring in under that price or offer special perks that give you the most for your money. From trendy downtown spots to rustic backdrops in the eastern Missouri countryside, we’ve picked some of the best affordable wedding venues in St. Louis and beyond. See them down below!
The Larimore wedding venue located right outside St Louis is where couples have extraordinary weddings as it says on their website. The Larimore is a beautiful venue with 6-acres of Vintage Estate that was developed in the 1800s. It has recently been replenished and was curated with the needs of today’s Wedding Festivities.
This location can hold up to 250 people and is extremely an inexpensive wedding venue as far as venues go. They offer multiple choices for you to pick from. The only way to see this inexpensive wedding venue is to visit and you will be instantly hooked.
I have visited this location many times and each time is in awe of the beautiful features. This wedding location has great areas for beautiful wedding photos and goofy pictures.
Coming from the NEO on Locust’s website they currently have two modern, private wedding and event spaces with twenty-foot ceilings, dramatically lit by full loft-style windows, natural sunlight, and modern lighting. This location with the loft-style windows allows for a beautiful sunset and amazing wedding event photos.
NEO currently has a few locations to choose from to have your ceremony, party, and/or reception in the rustic scenery of the Montana Room on the first floor. The 4th floor of NEO offers a beautiful skyline view of St. Louis and sunlit, tall ceiling, beautiful backdrop.
From personal experience, I highly recommend this inexpensive wedding venue due to the amazing views. In downtown St. Louis, it offers a city feel to the wedding experience.
The Lemp Mansion
Another affordable St. Louis wedding venue I have visited is The Lemp Mansion in the Cherokee-Lemp historic district. This amazing Victorian-era wedding venue has three event spaces — a grand hall, a gazebo, an adjoining tented patio, and a sunlit loft — plus four private suites that you can rent overnight. The All-inclusive packages at The Lemp Mansion start at just $39 per person based on a 100-person guest list, making this one of the most inexpensive wedding venues in St. Louis.
If you’re wishing for a rustic-style wedding, then you’ll love Dodson Orchards in the valley of the St. Francois Mountains. This all-inclusive wedding venue close by St. Louis, Missouri provides everything from catering and beautiful photography, floral design, and decor. Dodson Orchards has a curated collection of benches, signage, tables, oak barrels, arbors, and other vintage items you can pick from. The main space at the venue is a barn, which happened to be built in 1900 and can fit up to 250 people. Another venue they have is a charming outdoor ‘chapel’ — a garden filled with heirloom roses, herbs, and vintage church pews. This offers a beautiful farm effect with flowers lined everywhere and a clean feel.
Modern welcomes classic comfort feel at Courtyard Columbia! As a hot wedding venue destination, this downtown location holds the comforts and healthily familiarity of home. Your family and friends from out of town will appreciate the free shuttle service from the airport before they find themselves ogling over the custom catering menu at your wedding reception. 9,252 square feet of space as it transforms into the backdrop of downtown scenery. With the Grand Ballroom casually hosting up to 320 of your guests in a banquet-style theme. State-of-the-art audio equipment will only increase your festivities, fusing current technology with old-fashioned romance. Grandiose but still tailored, your wedding at Courtyard Columbia is just magic waiting to be created.
Third Degree Glass Factory
As they state on their website Third Degree “is a one-of-a-kind event facility housed in a working glass studio.”n This 7000+ square feet of a beautiful affordable wedding venue that can hold 280 guests. And has all their prices listed directly on their website. With this amazing inexpensive venue, I am always excited to visit there. As shown from their website they have had a tremendous amount of good reviews with them being an excellent inexpensive wedding venue.
No need to travel far to France or Italy to find breathtaking vineyards and rolling hillsides — they’re right in Missouri, near St. Louis. Home to the heart of Missouri wine country, Noboleis Vineyards is a top-tier affordable wedding venue in St. Louis. It’s only an hour west of downtown, but the venue’s hidden location makes it feel far away. The hilltop view offers a top-tier view for your ceremony (especially at dusk), while the venue has a tented reception area which comes complete with a dance floor, tables, chairs, lighting, and fans/heaters when necessary for outside comfort. Pricing for weddings at Noboleis Vineyards starts at around $6,000 and includes catering.
Other Inexpensive Wedding Venues
Tower Grove Park
Location: Tower Grove Park 4256 Magnolia Ave, St Louis, MO 63110
Capacity: 200 (outside wedding venues has increased capacity.
Cost: Ceremony from 6:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. at the Music Stand ($400), the Piper Palm House ($750), or the Ruins ($1,000)
One of the most beautiful parks in St Louis with multiple wedding venue choices. There is a stone structure, better known as The Ruins, The Music Stand or the Pavilion for inside events.
Contact: Phone 314-771-2679
Location: 5418 Louisiana Avenue, St Louis, MO 63111
Capacity: 600 guests
This church is an inexpensive destination for affordable weddings, reasonably priced, located in downtown St Louis and has a great theme to it. The many features include lovely mosaics as well as fixtures providing a beautiful backdrop for a affordable wedding.
Contact: For more information, contact Rosa Garcia at 314-351-1318 ext. 204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quail Ridge Lodge
Location: 560 Interstate Drive, Wentzville, MO 63385
Cost: $750 – $1,000
Set in the midst of Quail Ridge Park, the inexpensive wedding venue lodge will accommodate 180 guests. It is a one floor venue with high ceilings and a beautiful wrap around deck that overlooks a photo perfect lake with additional photo shots, there is a gazebo.
Old Peace Chapel
Location: 1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO
Built in New Melle in this inexpensive wedding venue 1800s style chapel is the centerpiece of the present-day village. After a reconstruction, the church was moved at the turn of the century to the Daniel Boone site. While the chapel offers beautiful photos and there is a pipe organ and top balcony that can be used for extra activities.
Contact: Call 636-798-2237.
The Magic Chef Mansion
Location: 3400 Russell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104
Built in 1908, The Magic Chef is a beautiful wedding venue with historic gems of St Louis. Built for the founder of the Magic Chef Stove Company, it boasts beautiful scenery and perfect inside decorations. The wedding venue provides several options for guests as well as a patio area by the carriage house for outside seating.
Capacity: 75 inside with an additional 50 with the Carriage House included.
Cost: $2,000 during peak months (6 hours), $1,200 for 4 hours. The Carriage House can be added as an additional space for $950 or alone for $1,500.
Contact: Shelley Donaho, 3400 Russell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104 or call 314-664-3400.