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The Truman



Experience industrial chic while enjoying the convenience of modern amenities. Originally built in the 1930s, The Truman features a large main hall, separate bar & lounge at the main entrance, open-air patio, and second-story VIP area that overlooks the main room and stage while offering views of downtown Kansas City. The Truman can accommodate a range of uses that include: charity events, concerts, trade shows, weddings and corporate conferences. With a standing room capacity of 1,200 and over 10,000 sq ft, The Truman can entertain parties of up to 264 in formal banquet seating and 420 in a theater arrangement. The versatile, open floor design is accented with exposed brick walls, a lofty steel beam ceiling, and polished concrete bars your guests are guaranteed love. Also, we are now offering an intimate wedding/elopement package for groups up to 40 people! Amenities included are a full 8 hour rental of the The Bearing Bar, private bar staff, beer and wine package, and basic in house production. There are also optional add ons so you can customize your package to fit all your needs. Additional add ons include, but are not limited to: extra hours, live music booking and/or production, projector rental, and additional alcohol packages. Conveniently located just 2 minutes from Downtown, The Truman is located in the vibrant & diverse Crossroads Arts District.


  • Main Hall – Ceremony Area
  • Bar & Lounge (Bearing Bar) – Cocktail Hour Area
  • Stage
  • Upstairs Mezzanine overlooking Main Hall
  • Professional Audio and Lighting
  • Open Air Patio
  • 4 Private Dressing Rooms used as Bridal/Groom suites
  • 2 Private Bathrooms 
  • Cocktail Tables
  • Seating Available 
  • Exposed Brick
  • Polished Concrete Bars

601 East Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64106


Here at The Truman, we love hosting weddings of all kinds & sizes. Taking our clients' vision & helping them transform our space into the wedding of their dreams is a passion of ours. We want you, your family, and your guests to feel right at home so please don't hesitate with any questions. We look forward to celebrating your love at The Truman! -Casey Osburn