The Monarch Room is located in the Crossroads Art district in downtown Kansas City. Floor to ceiling windows highlight the spectacular cityscape view. Monarch Room has a maximum capacity of 300 guests. Renters are free to use their own caterers and bring in their own alcohol but will need to hire bartenders through our preferred bartending company. There is plenty of parking in the lot located on Oak St and in the SMG parking lots (see parking for info). Monarch Room is completely accessible for people with disabilities.
We welcome your inquiry and look forward to working with you to create an event that will be uniquely yours and unforgettably special.
Event Packages includes 66" round guest tables, 6' tables for bridal party, buffet table, gift and etc, chairs, high top tables and floor length linens available in black or white. This package includes an all day rental from 10 am until midnight. When you arrive the day of your event the room will be set-up with the linens on the tables ready for you to decorate. We take care of all tear down and clean up.
$4800 (May - October)
$4000 (November - April)
$3800 (May - October)
$3000 (November - April)
$2800 (All Year with the exception of Holiday events. Call for pricing)
** New Year's Eve, Memorial Day and Labor Day are priced as a Saturday event **
Want an all Inclusive package that includes food, alcohol and entertainment. Just let us know, we will be happy to put a package together for you.
If there is less than 3 months and the day of your event is still open on our calendar, we will give you a custom quote for that day. Please contact us with event details (hours needed, number of guests, details of AV equipment needed. If you will need food or alcohol) and we will put together a custom quote for your event.
Payment Schedule for a wedding receptions: Half of rental fee is due at time of signing. The second half of rental fee is due 6 months before event on the first of that month. If there are 6 months or less before your event, then a different payment schedule can be arranged.
Payment Schedule for custom quoted events: Half of rental is due at time of signing. The second half of rental fee is due 30 days before event.
(Certain events may be eligible for special discounted rental fees such as recurring weekly or monthly rentals.)
Holiday events do not fall under normal rental fees. Call for pricing.
Tenant can rent the church chapel located at 1717 McGee St. (150 feet south of the Monarch Room) for their ceremony. The chapel will hold a little over 200 for the ceremony and you can bring in your own officiant. There is a $800 ceremony fee for a 2 hour time slot for the Ceremony (additional hours are $150 an hour) and 1 hour for a rehearsal the night before. This fee will be paid to the Monarch Room 2 weeks before ceremony date and is non-refundable. (This rate also includes the use of a room in the church for the bride to get ready and the use of the church bathrooms.)
Looking for a more intimate ceremony before the big reception at the Monarch Room, try The Vow Exchange located right behind the Monarch Room. They are a great option for couples looking for an easy, beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony. Their events are perfect for the couple wanting a small wedding ceremony or elopement with no more than 28 of their closest family and friends. They offer couples a one-stop-shop for services including a fully candle lit decorated ceremony venue, professional photography, local farm-fresh flowers and officiating. Why start from scratch when your wedding celebration can be simply easy, simply beautiful so your day can be simply about you.
"Oscar Style Ceremony at Monarch": Most guest will sit at their tables. Some chairs will be set up in the dance floor area for the family which also help crate an isle for the bride to walk down. There is no charge for doing an Oscar style ceremony at Monarch Room, but there is no staff member to do the minor flip. Flip would be done by the client.
Monarch has a parking lot located on the east side of Oak street (marked with a sign for Monarch Room). We also have been given access from Service Management Group, SMG parking is only available weekdays after 5:30 and all day Saturday & Sunday, to use their parking which also located on Oak street. Please use map to locate parking and only use what is allowed, when it is allowed as cars could possible get towed. SMG parking is clearly marked with SMG in front of every parking space.