6 Perfect Venues for Your Next Event
4 Hands Brewing Co.
St. Louis’ 4 Hands Brewing Company has developed a devoted following of craft-beer-lovers due to its sophisticated portfolio of specialty and year-round beer flavors, brewed in a 20,000-square-foot facility that can easily double as an event space for your special gathering. It’s the perfect choice for a laid-back-yet-elegant celebration, with exceptional drinks and catering from James Beard Award-winning chef Kevin Nashan available. The beautiful industrial setting is an homage to classic St. Louis industrial architecture, with handmade wood tables and fitted stools, exposed-brick walls and plenty of natural light. 4 Hands also has the brand-new distillery, 1220 Artisan Spirits, available for events, including corporate holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, weddings and any other group of up to 175 attendees.
Cedar Lake Cellars
Located in the heart of Missouri’s Wine Country, Cedar Lake Cellars is a year-round winery and event venue in Wright City, Missouri. Situated on more than 370 acres of cosmopolitan countryside, Cedar Lake Cellars offers a variety of ceremony, reception and party options that can accommodate up to 300 guests—including the breathtaking Barrel Room, the rustic Big Red Barn and many other exquisite onsite locations. Cedar Lake also boasts an in-house wedding coordinator to assist with all of your big day’s details, delicious catering provided by award-winning chefs and incomparably beautiful scenery of waterfalls, lakes and vineyards.
The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel
With its stunning original Art Deco design, the Chase Park Plaza has become one of St. Louis’ premier event-space venues. Two of the Chase Park Plaza’s crown jewels—the Starlight and Zodiac ballrooms—offer a combined 6,000 square feet of open and scenic event space, perfect for weddings, holiday parties, meetings and gatherings. Located on the 11th floor and featuring floor-to-ceiling windows providing panoramic views of the St. Louis Arch and Forest Park, the ballrooms feature an adjoining outdoor terrace space that offers a fresh-air retreat.
Situated in the beautiful and easily accessible Webster Groves, Cyrano’s features the best of bistro-style dining alongside beautifully unique and eclectic interior design not found in traditional private-dining spaces. With a feeling all its own, the charming Private Event Room accommodates up to 60 guests for your buffet or cocktail reception—or 40 for a sit-down meal—and is perfect for birthdays, showers, rehearsal dinners and anniversaries alike. Cyrano’s private-dining options offer flexible, varied menu options for both lunch and dinner gatherings starting at just $12 per person—including the best house-made desserts in town.
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
If you’re looking for the perfect location for a business meeting, wedding, gathering or special event, the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch has just the arrangement you’ll need to impress and inspire your guests. With 83,000 square feet of event space—from expansive ballrooms and flexible meeting areas, to boardrooms and an outdoor terrace—finding an ideal environment for your event is effortless. The hotel also offers custom catering, with meals made from thoughtfully sourced, fresh local ingredients. Plus—those stunning views of the newly transformed Gateway Arch grounds, which never get old.
Scape American Bistro
Located in the heart of the Central West End, Scape American Bistro offers a variety of unique and stunning event and private-dining spaces alongside warm hospitality, impeccable service, sophisticated cuisine and a European flair. Their private-dining team will work with you one-on-one to personalize your exclusive special occasion. Whether you prefer a formal plated dinner at the Chef’s Table, a cocktail hour in the Fountain Room, a wedding reception on the European Courtyard or a family gathering in the Wine Room, you’ll enjoy a gorgeous setting paired with an award-winning menu.
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See all of these beautiful locations profiled in our recent print edition of GUIDED: Saint Louis.