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The McPherson

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About The McPherson


The McPherson is a historic wedding venue located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This 100-year-old chapel and spacious garden provide a stunning, private setting to host your wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
The McPherson offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for your ceremony and reception. Inside, the venue boasts 30-foot beamed ceilings, a large antique crystal chandelier, original architectural details, a beautiful bar, and state-of-the-art audio and mood lighting systems. Outside, the venue's spacious 5,000-square-foot courtyard is complete with a wedding gazebo and a second bar for private outdoor ceremonies or cocktail hour. The venue can accommodate weddings of up to 200 guests.

Services Offered
The McPherson offers many services to take the stress out of your wedding experience, allowing you to enjoy every moment of this momentous occasion with your loved ones. They have many event rentals available to create the atmosphere you have always dreamed of, such as tables and chairs, tents, a dance floor, lighting, altars and arches, chair covers, furniture, and audio equipment. The venue has ample parking available, is wheelchair accessible, and also provides shuttle and valet services. They are available to host ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements and rehearsal dinners. The wedding-related services they offer for your special day include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Cake
  • Catering and bar services
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting and sound
  • Setup and cleanup
  • WiFi

Cuisine
The McPherson offers the convenience of in-house catering through their exclusive caterer, Russo's Gourmet Catering. They will also supply all needed barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens for your event as well as a chocolate fountain. The wedding catering services and styles they provide include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert and outside cake
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Other Services
The McPherson also provides many in-house bar services for your big day. The wedding bar services they offer include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer, liquor, and wine
  • Limited bar
  • Liquor license
  • Open bar
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine

Location
Numerous bars and restaurants are located within one block of The McPherson. It is also conveniently located close to Forest Park, Tower Grove Park, and Botanical Gardens for beautiful pictures.

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7 Reviews for The McPherson

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Danielle

Married on 05/11/2019

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

A hidden gem in the CWE

The McPherson is an amazing venue. From it's former chapel-look with the stain glass windows to the incredible outdoor courtyard, it had everything we were looking for. Philip was a great host and ... Read more easy to work with. Many of our guests commented on how beautiful the space was. I would highly recommend the McPherson to anyone. It's a hidden gem in the Central West End.

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Leah

Married on 11/10/2018

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Great venue!

The McPherson was the perfect venue for our wedding of roughly 120 guests. Philip was a great host, and very responsive to phone call and text message. He was present for the ceremony and made sure ... Read more things went smoothly. The venue is absolutely beautiful, and many people commented on how much they liked it. Additionally, it was nice to be able to have the ceremony and reception in the same location. One of my favorite parts of the venue is the bridal suite for the girls to get ready in the day of. We did our hair and make up there, had lunch and drinks, and generally had a great time. Additionally, most of our guests were in from out of town, and the location in the central west end was a great showcase for St. Louis. Russo's in their exclusive caterer, and the food and drink were quite delicious and presented beautifully, as was the room set up. However, in the planning phase for the reception, Kathy from Russo's was a bit difficult to get a hold of. That being said, Russo's did a great job and it was worth it to not have to shop around and find a caterer on my own. Overall, this was the PERFECT venue for our purposes and I would absolutely hire them again. Highly recommended!

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Kimbery

Married on 03/28/2018

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

The McPherson is amazing! Phillip was so incredibly helpful and accommodating. The venue is beautiful and the food, which is catered by Russo’s, was wonderful. I highly recommend that you order your ... Read more cake through them too. I had multiple guests tell me that is was the best wedding cake that they have ever had. I would 100% recommend this place to anyone.

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