The Forest Event Center

Our Venue

Our gorgeous rustic ceremony barn is the perfect fit for up to 250 guests. This barn's seating includes pews. The reception barn also holds 250 guest and we provide all the tables and chairs. Our reception venue also includes a prep kitchen and bridal suite!

Book with us any time of the year! Both our ceremony and reception barns are heated and cooled. To book with us or to get a quote, please give us a call at (573) 718-1204.

The Grounds

The Forest Event Center is located on the beautiful Lake Wappapello at The Camp. It is 160 acres with spots for tents and RVs. The Camp also hosts karaoke nights, and has an amphitheater with live bands that hosts anywhere from 600-1,000 people each weekend.


The Forest Event Center offers two exclusive wedding packages to ensure your day is a dream-like fairytale. We provide a DIY package and full-service option. Plus. with our in-house selection of decor and rentals, you'll have everything required for a magnificent display. From centerpieces and table cloths to chair covers and candles, if you need it, we have it!

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DIY Package

This is for our trendy brides who want to be more hands-on for their wedding day. We provide tables, chairs and an ample selection of decorations but you get all he creative freedom! Bring in your own custom pieces to tie in a signature look for your ceremony and reception.

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Full-Service Package

Choose our full-service package and let us do all the work for you! We'll get an idea of your theme, colors and style then our team works to transform our venue into a personalized oasis tailored to your vision!

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