Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Park

Kansas City



Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Park offers a beautiful and historic setting for your wedding ceremony and reception. Located between downtown Topeka and the historic Potwin neighborhood, this picturesque venue features five spectacular wedding package options. For your ceremony, choose between Anna’s Place, a Victorian reading garden; the Courtyard, a beautiful outdoor space surrounded by lush foliage; and Everest Church, a quaint church that dates back to 1880. All three venues will provide a picture perfect backdrop while you say “I do.” Hold your reception in the Preston Hale Room: an elegant room on the north side of the 1870’s Victorian Prairie Mansion. With a maximum capacity of 72 people, this graceful venue is ideal for intimate celebrations. Plan your wedding ceremony and reception at the charming Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Park and it’s sure to be a beautiful event that you and your guests will remember for the rest of your lives!

Venue Style

Church/Temple, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 65 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 115 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 72 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 115 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at time of event. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $580 to $770 for a reception and ceremony and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental fee for a ceremony only wedding is $355.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Park is estimated at between $2,395 and $8,464 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM