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Many magical Kansas City area wedding receptions and other memorable special events have been held at Hawthorn. Our elegant, yet affordable, venue is the perfect location for hosting a variety of gatherings and special occasions. This historic mansion can accommodate events with an indoor capacity of 2 to 50 guests and outdoor events for over 200 guests. We offer full event services including catering.

Hawthorn is the ideal site for hosting unforgettable:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Anniversary Parties
  • Business Meetings & Retreats
  • Bridal Showers
  • Weddings & Receptions
  • Private Dining Events
  • Reunions
  • Social Organization Meetings
  • Mystery Dinners

For events larger than 48 guests please select the weddings page for pricing.

Small Events

Anniversary/Birthday Parties ~ Meetings ~ Showers

  • Up to 40 guests, $175 per hour
  • Includes tables & chairs
  • Contact Innkeeper for complete details

Private Dining

  • Up to 40 guests. no event fee if catering provided by Hawthorn
  • Maximum 2 hours
  • Additional hours available, fee applies
  • Advance reservations required
  • Pricing is based on menu selected. Call for a quote


  • All event fees are facility charges only.
  • Catering not included.
  • Outside caterers are welcome. Restrictions apply.
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