Gateway Center One Gateway Drive • Collinsville • IL 62234


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Enjoy Midwestern hospitality just minutes from St. Louis. An array of flexible venues, personalized attention, in-house services, and creative flair assures a flawlessly executed—and affordable—wedding that suits your style.
  • You can host a gala in Center Hall or the Ballrooms, a smaller intimate gathering in our Conference Wing, or a reception in LaSalle and Prefunction. Special lighting, décor, and customized menus are available. They even have an in-house AV production company.
  • Surrounded by historic sites, local culture, and popular attractions, Gateway Center's convenient location and proximity to hotels can easily turn your wedding into a nice getaway for out-of-town guests.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $900–6,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Time of year
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 1600 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 2000 0
Reception Seated 1600 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 1400.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info




Preferred list

They can customize your meal to exactly what you wish.



All wedding packages include a bar (Cash, Hosted, or Semi-Hosted).

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, anytime. Typical event hours are 8am–midnight.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape


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