Colleen’s Journey – Wedding Planning – Part 2 “Choosing a Venue”

  Welcome back, St. Louis brides!  The next step in your wedding planning process definitely requires a glass (or three) of wine!  It’s time to think about your venue!  This was definitely the most stressful part of wedding planning that I’ve experienced so far.  Yet, once it’s over you can breathe a HUGE sigh of…

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The Forest Park Golf Course Clubhouse

VENUE NAME: The Forest Park Golf Course Clubhouse or The Norman K. Probstein Golf Course Clubhouse in Forest Park Address: 6141 Lagoon Drive, St. Louis Missouri, 63112 Website: www.forestparkgc.com Phone: 314.367.6648 Representative: Amy Milne Facebook Site: www.forestparkgc.com Email Address: [email protected] Description: The Clubhouse offers a unique setting, conveniently located in Forest Park. Vaulted ceilings, wood…

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St Louis Art Museum – Venue Profile Review

VENUE NAME:  St Louis Art Museum Address:   1 Fine Arts Dr, St Louis, MO 63110 Website:  http://www.slam.org/dining/social.html Phone:  314-655-5387 Representative:  Erica Stone Facebook Site:  https://www.facebook.com/PanoramaAtTheSaintLouisArtMuseum/?fref=ts Twitter Site: none Description: Showcasing stunning facilities, as well as classic galleries including Sculpture Hall, the Saint Louis Art Museum is an elegant setting for your special event. With many…

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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center – Venue Profile Review

Venue Name: Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center Address (City, State, Zip): Grafton, IL. 62037 Website: www.pmlodge.net Phone Number:  618-786-2331 Representative: Leslie Franklin (Advertising and Marketing) Arielle Tewell (Director of Catering & Wedding Coordinator) Facebook Site: Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center Twitter Site: @pmlodge Description of venue:  Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center is…

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Concordia Turner – Venue Profile Review

VENUE NAME:   The Black Forest Room at Concordia Turners Address: 6432 Gravois Ave. St. Louis, MO 63116 Website: ConcordiaTurners.org Phone: 314-352-9388 Representative: Maria Brett Facebook Site: https://www.facebook.com/concordiaturners/?ref=bookmarks Description: Our renovated Bavarian Style Black Forest Room and Bar is the perfect setting for your south St. Louis wedding reception, anniversary, birthday or other special occasion….

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Silver Oaks Chateau – Venue Profile Review

Silver Oaks Chateau Address (City, State, Zip): 1168 MO-100, Pacific, MO 63069 Website: www.silveroakschateau.com Phone: (314) 280-8890 Representative: Callie West, Events Manager Facebook Site: https://www.facebook.com/SilverOaksChateauSTL/?fref=ts Description:  Silver Oaks Chateau is a European estate built on 28-acres of naturally gorgeous prairie reserve. Complete with an elegant bridal suite, a large patio for outdoor ceremonies, and a…

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Four Seas Banquet Facility – Venue Profile Review

The Four Seas Banquet Facility 1910 Serbian Drive St. Louis, MO 63104 Website: http://www.fourseasbanquetfacility.com/ Phone: 314.246.9162 (text or voice) Representative: Megan Spink Facebook Site: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Four-Seas-Banquet-Center/213739131993515 Description: Located just west of the Soulard Neighborhood, we offer a 320 person capacity non-smoking hall, courtyard, patio, event staff, facility set-up, clean-up, table linens, chair covers,china, silverware, glassware, food and…

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Bellecourt Banquet Center – Venue Profile Review

VENUE NAME:  Bellecourt Banquet Center Address: 120 N. Jackson St., Belleville, IL 62220 Website:  www.bellecourtbc.com Phone: 618-233-8490 Representative:  Ellie Miller Facebook Site: www.Facebook.com/BellecourtBanquetCenter Description:  Two Historic Buildings beautifully renovated and decorated with a warm and elegant atmosphere.  The perfect place for ceremonies and receptions.   SPECIFICATIONS: Venue Type:  Banquet, Historic Building Venue Style: Elegant Total…

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International Hall of Fame – Venue Profile Review

  Address: 3415 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103 Website: iphf.org Phone: 314-535-1999 Representative: Paty Wente Description: Have your wedding experience by immersing you and and your guests among beautiful photographic works! The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum’s 6000 sq. feet of space is located in the heart of Grand Center – off…

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Hyatt at The Arch – Venue Profile Review

 Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Address: 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102 Website: http://stlouisarch.hyatt.com/en/hotel/weddings.html Phone: 314-655-1234 Representative: Jessica Schuette, Wedding Sales Manager Facebook Site: https://www.facebook.com/hyattregencystlouisatthearch Twitter Site: https://mobile.twitter.com/hyattstl Description: Give your special day every advantage for romance and ambiance nestled in vibrant downtown St. Louis. Whether you’ve dreamed of a lavish affair…

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Beyond Broadway – Venue Profile Review

VENUE: Patty Long Catering’s Beyond Broadway Website: www.pattylongcatering.com Phone: 314-621-9598 Representative: Jackie Ilg Email: [email protected] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeyondBroadwaySTL Instagram: patty_long_catering Description: Located at 112 Sidney Street, Beyond Broadway was formerly the site of the A.E. Schmidt billiards factory. This building dates back to 1847 and stands on the original banks of the Mississippi River. It offers…

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Patty Long Catering’s 9th Street Loft – Venue Profile Review

  VENUE:   Patty Long Catering’s 9th Street Abbey Website: www.pattylongcatering.com Phone: 314-621-9598 Representative: Jackie Ilg Email: [email protected] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/9thStreetAbbey Twitter: N/A Instagram: patty_long_catering Description: Today, the 9th Street Abbey is a destination for wedding celebrations, corporate events and holiday parties. The interior boasts cathedral ceilings with magnificent original stained glass windows. The beautiful patio garden…

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Friends – A Meeting Place – Profile Venue Review

VENUE: Friends  – A meeting Place Website: www.friendsameetingplace.com Phone: 314 535 5800 Representative: Jean McClendon Email: [email protected] Facebook: Friends a meeting Place Twitter: Instagram Description: Eclectic venue Consists o a large living room with fireplace, baby grand piano, pool table, and furnishings. There is seating for approximately 50-60 guests. This area is often used as a mingling…

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The Bluffs on Broadway – Venue Profile Review

VENUE: The Bluffs on Broadway Website: thebluffsonbroadway.com Phone: 314-231-4808 Representative: Mark Widmann (owner) Joe Wand (sales director) Email: [email protected] [email protected] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebluffsonbroadway.stl Description: The Bluffs on Broadway is not your traditional banquet hall. We are a distinct and contemporary private mansion located 10 minutes from downtown Saint Louis on the river bluffs. Events such as…

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Barnett on Washington – Venue Profile Venue

VENUE:   Barnett on Washington Website: www.barnettonwashington.com Phone: 1-844-GO-BARNETT Representative: Misty Willinger Email: [email protected] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barnettonwashingtonbycopia Twitter: https://twitter.com/BarnettOnWash Instagram: barnettonwashington Description: The Barnett on Washington is a unique and sophisticated St. Louis event venue that recently opened its doors after undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation. The building, located at 3207 Washington Boulevard, has a long and…

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The Randall Gallery – Venue Profile Review

VENUE:                              Randall Gallery Website:                             randallgallery.com Phone:                                 314-231-4808 Representative:               Mark Widmann (owner)              Joe Wand (sales director) Email:                                   [email protected]           [email protected] Facebook:                           https://www.facebook.com/randallgallery.stl Description: The Randall Gallery is not your traditional banquet hall. We are a unique…

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The Christy Banquet Center – Venue Profile Venue

VENUE: The Christy Banquet Center Two Locations: 9000 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O’Fallon, MO 63366 5856 Christy Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63116 Website: www.TheChristy.com Phone: 636-240-7772 O’Fallon, 314-287-5263 St. Louis Representative: Ron Preiss – O’Fallon, Kelly – St. Louis Email: [email protected][email protected] Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheChristyBanquetCenter Description: Planning your wedding is important and should be a day…

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Pezold Banquet Center – Venue Profile Review

VENUE: Petzold Banquet Center Location: 5701 Highway N – St. Charles, MO 63304 Website: www.PezoldBanquetCenter.com Phone: 636-936-1813 Representative: Susan Email: [email protected] Description: Every event is a special one at the Pezold Banquet Center. Our full-service, no-hassle packages include as little or as much as you want. Our expert staff will sit down with you to…

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Crown Valley Winery – Venue Profile Review

  VENUE: Crown Valley Winery Website: crownvalleywinery.com Phone: 573-756-9463 Representative: AnnDee Chastain Email: [email protected]   SPECIFICATIONS: Venue Type: (Either Banquet, Restaurant, Golf Course CC, Winery, Hotel, Historic Home, Historic Bldg, or other) Winery Venue Style: (Classic, Traditional, Outdoor w/Gazebo, Gardens, Barn, other) Outdoor Total Minimum & Maximum Number of Guests: Max 150 Handicap Accessible: (Please…

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St. Louis Union Station – Venue Profile Review

  VENUE:  St. Louis Union Station Website: stlunionstationhotel.com Phone: 314.802.3131 Representative: Jaci Spindler Email: [email protected] Facebook: facebook.com/stlouisunionstationhotel Twitter: Instagram: instagram.com/unionstationstl Description:     SPECIFICATIONS: Venue Type: (Either Banquet, Restaurant, Golf Course CC, Winery, Hotel, Historic Home, Historic Bldg, or other) Grand Hall: Historic Hotel Regency Ballroom: Modern Hotel Ballroom Midway: Historic Hotel Grand Ballroom: Modern…

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The Larimore House Plantation – Venue Profile Review

Venue:  The Larimore House Plantation Venue Type: The Larimore House Plantation is a private, historic estate established in 1858. This Venue boasts 6 acres of enchanting grounds, the charming Victorian mansion and an elegant banquet center. This hidden gem is perfect for those searching for a spectacular event that is “ Unique” and offers plenty of…

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GRBIC Private Event Space – Venue Profile Review

VENUE: Grbic Private Event Space Website: www.grbicrestaurant.com Phone: 314-772-3100 Representative: Erna Grbic Email: [email protected] Facebook: facebook.com/grbicrestaurant Twitter: @grbicrestaurant Instagram Description: With our 15-foot ceilings, warm brick and tile interior and over 3,500 sq feet your event will surely be a memory for you and your guests to cherish forever. We are family owned and operated…