Imagine your next event against the dramatic backdrop of floor to ceiling arched windows, hardwood flooring, fireplace, grand piano, and striking chandeliers. This gorgeous space not only possesses historic charm, but is also equipped with modern amenities, including a digital projector with a 16 x 12 foot retractable screen, programmable lighting and automatic window shades. The ballroom is also home to a vintage soda shop complete with a soda fountain, perfect for snack bars and of course, photo-ops.
Kimball Ballroom’s versatile 6,000 square-foot floor plan can accommodate up to 300 guests seated at banquet tables, or up to 350 guests in our large party layout. Built in 1938 and restored in 2006, the one-of-a-kind Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall is the perfect setting for a grand celebration.
Designed by renowned Finnish architect Eero Saarinen (designer of the St. Louis Gateway Arch), this uplifting venue features beautifully stained glass windows and doors that illuminate every side of this stand-out space. Walk down the aisle to the impressive sound of our 19th century pipe organ. This instrument serves as the towering backdrop to your one-of-a-kind ceremony. Exchange your vows in the heart of the chapel, surrounded by your family and friends in an intimate setting. Share your ceremony with up to 290 guests, plus your wedding party, in the extraordinary Firestone Baars Chapel.
Be sure to ask about our outdoor garden and lawn spaces located right outside the doors of Firestone Baars Chapel! Our lawns and gardens are easily tented for ceremonies and cocktail receptions.
The fashionable, warm atmosphere of the Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall and Parlors offer an ideal setting for the intimate wedding reception of your dreams. The Recital Hall’s graceful ambience is enhanced by a hardwood stage and natural light that flows through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Coupled with the four adjoining parlors, you can enjoy the versatility of a cocktail hour, seated dinner and lounge area.