Is there an in-house caterer?
The Oread offers an extensive menu prepared in-house by our team of extraordinary chefs.

Can you hold a ceremony on site?
We accommodate wedding ceremonies in five unique venues, from ballrooms to outside terraces overlooking majestic Downtown Lawrence and The University of Kansas.

Does The Oread provide serving staff?
An on-site coordinator, banquet servers, bartenders, and set-up staff are provided for every reception.

Do I need to rent tables and chairs?
Tables, chairs, plates, silverware, serving utensils, and glasses are included. Table linens and napkins are included for a $50 flat fee.

Do you have a list of recommended vendors?
The Oread works closely with a number of qualified professionals and is pleased to help promote their services. Your wedding coordinator will be happy to conduct business with any vendors on your behalf.

Is there adequate parking or valet service?
Yes there is. The Oread has an underground multi-level parking garage and  provides valet parking for a nominal charge. There is also street parking around the hotel, and The University of Kansas has a metered parking garage across from the hotel as well. The Oread does not own the parking lots surround the hotel. Parking at these parking lots may result in your car getting towed. Please do not park there.

What are the guest accommodations?
The Oread has 99 suites on site. A room block can be made upon request for your out-of-town guests. Also be sure to reserve our honeymoon suite!

How do I reserve a date?
Our wedding department will be happy to tentatively save a date for two weeks. A reservation is guaranteed after deposit, in the amount of the room fee is paid.

Whom should I direct all other questions to?
You may reach the wedding department directly at 785.830.3948 or by email at Please refer to The Oread Wedding Guide for more information!