Transport to another time to celebrate your special day at the beautiful antebellum Benoist Mansion and grounds circa 1853.

A hidden treasure centrally located in a metropolitan area is sure to fulfill your dreams.

 Listed in the “St. Louis Best Bridal” as one of the Top 7 historic wedding venuse. 

Available Amenities : 

Private use of gardens and grounds
Private use of Mansion
Onsite Parking
Bridal Dressing Room
One hour rehearsal time
Lighted Veranda

Reserving Your Special Day

A signed contract with a refundable damage deposit of $250.00 plus 50% of our venue rental price will secure your date.

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or are ready to book your wedding.

Call Today: (314) 892-3474

Wedding Ceremony or Reception


10am3pm (3 hours) starting $800
3pm11pm (3 hours) starting $1000

Includes use of brides room 1 hour prior to ceremony and 1 hour evening rehearsal.

Indoor Ceremonies: We allow a maximum of 56 chairs

Wedding Reception

Maximum 250 Guests 

3pm-11pm (4 hours) starting at $1250.00
3pm-11pm (6 hours) starting at $1850.00

*Lighted tent and dance floor at additional cost.

Rehearsal Dinners

We also offer bridal showers!

House Rental:  Minimum of 3 hours starting at $300

Tables and chairs at additional cost.

Oakland approved caterer required.

We allow a maximum of 56 chairs in our parlor and library seating area.




Here at Oakland we have handpicked a list of local St. Louis caterers for you to choose from for your special event.
After many years we have gathered this list of our preferred favorites who we know will strive for perfection and quality for you, while also taking care our historic home.

Once you have selected the caterer that best satifies your needs, they will personally assist you in choosing your reception
supplies that suit your budget and help you achieve your dream wedding here at Oakland.


All of our rental supplies come from trusted, local, Saint Louis companies
who have been delivering to Oakland’s special events for years.

They promise to provide a quality experience for all of your wedding guests
and assure respect to our venue.

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Booking your date:

Rosie Miller
(314) 892-3474

Visiting our venue:

Cyndie Ahrens
(314) 352-5654

Wedding Tours

Our caretaker can assist you by giving an informal tour of our historic home while answering
questions regarding planning. Please feel welcome to schedule a date to visit us if you have not before.