The South Wing at Elk Chute Lodge
8125 State Highway NN Gobler, Missouri 63849
(573) 717-0400
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Wedding packages

With both outdoor and indoor spaces, this location in southeast Missouri offers breathtaking sunsets across a country landscape as a backdrop for your special day. Our newest addition, The South Wing (estimated completion 10/30/21), will provide a cozy, rustic, indoor venue space for up to 300 guests for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and/or reception with accommodations available for up to 100 guests in our main lodge and bunkhouses. For outdoor events, we highly recommend the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November due to the high humidity, extremely high temperatures and the abundance of mosquitoes during June, July, and August.

    • Main Lodge - Seats up to 40 in dining area, 10 bedrooms/20 beds
    • South Wing - Seats up to 300 in dining area, 4 bedrooms/8 beds and 1 king suite
    • Bunkhouses (2) - 32 beds/16 in each bunkhouse



Semi-Inclusive package


Private Rental of the entire property with the exception of the bedrooms in the main lodge and bunkhouse 2.

  • Friday OR Saturday - $3,000 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Friday AND Saturday - $4,500 - 9:00 a.m. Friday to 12:00 p.m. Sunday
  • Sunday through Thursday - $2,000 - 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    • Security Deposit - $300 (refundable)


What's Included?

  • Indoor and outdoor locations for ceremony, social hour, and reception
  • Private bridal suite and groom’s lounge
  • Wedding night lodging for the bride and groom
  • Overnight lodging for up to 14 bridesmaids and 14 groomsmen for the night/nights of rental
  • Tables, chairs, and white or black linens for up to 200 guests
  • Reception and Ceremony table and chair set up/break down/flipping
  • Catering prep kitchen; includes large ice maker, coffee maker and buffet tables
  • Additional furniture, serving pieces, drink dispensers and decor
  • 2 hour access for bridal/engagement photo session
  • 1 hour initial consultation/tour
  • 1 hour final planning consultation 30 days prior to event
  • WiFi
  • Use of multi-zone PA system (if needed)

On-site Accommodations

Room reservations may be made by your guests in blocks or individually for the night/nights of your wedding rental date/dates, but should be made BEFORE the day of the wedding. There will be no guarantee of availability the day of the wedding. 14 rooms - 10 with 2 full size beds in our main lodge and 4 with 4 full size bunk beds in our bunkhouse 2. Reservations may be made with credit or debit card by calling 573-717-0400. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the wedding. Check in anytime after 4:00 p.m. Check out 9:00 a.m.

  • $150 per room per night
  • $125 per room per night - blocks of 2 or more rooms

all-INCLUSIVE package


Private rental of the entire property including all 21 bedrooms and bunkhouse 2.

  • Friday OR Saturday - $4,500 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Friday AND Saturday - $7,500 - 9:00 a.m. Friday to 12:00 p.m. Sunday
  • Sunday through Thursday - $3,200 - 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    • Security Deposit - $300 (refundable)

What's Included?

  • Everything in Semi-Inclusive Package
  • Additional 14 bedrooms in the main lodge and bunkhouse 2

*Taxes will be added to all rental fees. Prices are subject to change.

*Please include your bridal party in your guest count.



things to consider

Wedding rental packages are available only during the months of February through the first two weeks in November. For outdoor events, we highly recommend the months of March, April, May, September, October, and the first two weeks in November due to the high humidity, extremely high temperatures and the abundance of mosquitoes during June, July, and August. Maximum capacity - 300 guests.



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