The grand hall at power & light
Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about planning an event at The Grand Hall
Are there taxes and service fees on pricing?
Yes, taxes will be added to your venue rental fee. A 20% service fee is also added to your venue rental. Please see the pricing list for more details.
What is the maximum amount of guests that The Grand Hall can accommodate?
For standing room only in the ballroom, The Grand Hall can accommodate up to 500 comfortably. For a seated event, The Grand Hall can seat up to 350 guests comfortably in the b
Does The Grand Hall provide tables and chairs?
Yes, The Grand Hall provides tables, chairs
In-house we have:
35 72” round tables (seats 10 comfortably)
20 6ft Banquet tables (seats 6 comfortably)
20 30” Cocktail tables
350 Custom Chivari Chairs
Your choice of black, white or ivory floor-length linens (we provide linens for all in-house tables).
Do you provide table linens?
We provide floor-length black or ivory linens for every table that a person is sitting at – this excludes linens for extra tables such as gift table, cake table, buffets, DJ table, etc., but we are happy to add additional linen on to your order per your request. Also, a floor-length black or ivory linen is provided for one cocktail table for every 25 guests. These items are included in the venue pricing. No additional fees will be charged, unless you request additional linens to be ordered on your behalf.
Do you recommend hiring a Wedding Coordinator or does my Event Lead cover this need?
The Grand Hall does require every Wedding to hire a Wedding Coordinator. Not hiring a Coordinator will result in an additional fee. Please see our Event Lead vs. Wedding Coordinator form for more information. The Grand Hall would love to make a personalized recommendation for you, please ask your Event Lead for more information.
Where do you recommend parking?
Downtown Kansas City offers plenty of public parking options to accommodate all your needs. The Grand Hall at Power & Light has convenient streetcar access that you may recommend to guests if they prefer not to park Downtown. Please click here for a detailed listing of d
Does The Grand Hall have a coat check?
Yes. The Grand Hall will staff this coat check for you. Please see the pricing list for more details.
Will there be security at my event? Can I bring my own?
How much is the deposit, when is it due, and is it refundable?
20% of the entire venue rental is due at time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable.
Can I rent the venue for longer than the five hours standard?
Can we get ready at The Grand Hall?
The Grand Hall has two beautiful large suites perfect for getting ready! Venue rental includes
Can I have my wedding rehearsal at The Grand Hall?
Of course! A 1-hour wedding rehearsal may be scheduled prior to your wedding at no extra charge on a Weekday (Mon-Thurs) or a Sunday. Friday rehearsals are $250 and may be scheduled no sooner than 90 days prior to the wedding.
What is included in the wedding ceremony cost?
1 extra hour of event time is included in all ceremony packages. The theatre-style ceremony may be purchased for weddings of 250 guests or less. For this style of ceremony, the guest tables will be set up along the sides of the ballroom. Once the ceremony concludes, The Grand Hall staff will rearrange the room for the reception while your guests enjoy a cocktail hour on the
Do we have access to the rooftop and Beacon Lounge?
Yes! All of our couples are given a
Can I use a caterer who is not on your preferred catering list?
Although we highly recommend using one of our preferred caterers, you are allowed to choose a company
Do you have any other preferred vendors?
Of course! We have worked with many talented special event professionals, however, we offer more personalized recommendations, rather than just providing a list. Please ask us about any recommendations or special offers vendors would like to extend to our clients.
Can I bring in outside alcohol or alcohol related services?
All bar services are provided in-house. The Grand Hall has a bar manager on staff to provide you with customized packages. We offer competitive pricing, licensed and trained staff, and several drink options. We do not allow any outside alcohol to be brought into the v
What time do my vendors and guests need to leave The Grand Hall after my event?
All vendors, guests
Are there stipulations on décor?
Yes. The Grand Hall at Power & Light is a historic building that has recently completed
Can we make a Grand Exit after our wedding reception?
Absolutely. Grand Exits with celebratory materials such as, but not limited to: sparklers, ribbon wands, bubbles, cheer poms, and tinsil poppers are allowed. Grand Exits may NOT include celebratory materials such as, but not limited to: confetti, rose petals, rice, bird seed, glitter, potpourri or other items of that nature. Please request a Grand Exit Policy from your Event Lead for more details.
What is the cancellation policy?
Should the client choose to cancel the event, any monies paid to The Grand Hall are non-refundable.