With its breathtaking view, Whitney Mountain Lodge is a unique & beautiful facility for retreats, a great wedding & reception venue, a spectacular banquet and special events destination. We are perched 700 feet above the sparkling waters of Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas.
Schedule a tour and discuss your event with our Event Coordinator.
ABODE is a little unconventional and completely sensational. Offering 8,000 square feet of flexible event space in 3 unique and artful rooms that can easily transform into any theme or design style of your choosing. We can accommodate small groups of 25-50, up to events accommodating over 300 seated guests. Our team of event specialists, Kyle, Stefanie and Josh, will assist you with all the resources you need to create the event of your dreams!
–Voted BEST VENUE in the Wichita Eagles Readers Choice award every year since we opened.
–Stunning LED lighting system
–Integrated audio/visual system with Crestron® Control 22 Bose® speakers
–Two 7'x12' screens for video or slide projections
–Al-a-carte or Package pricing available
Have an event with a view! Exploration Place is your key to a versatile venue that will accommodate such varied events as receptions in the Grand Hall, ceremonies in the WaterWay Hall, presentations in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio, community events on the Festival Plaza, and company picnics in the Picnic Grove. Exploration Place's dramatic architecture and stunning views serve as a compelling background, with views of downtown Wichita and the Arkansas River.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More