The Best Places to Propose in Kansas City

Published on: February 14, 2019 ,

Kansas City proposal ideas

Love is in the air in Kansas City!

For those who plan on proposing soon, the city offers many creative, romantic ways to pop the question.

Whether you’re looking for an intimate celebration or a thrilling adventure, here are the top places in Kansas City to make your proposal truly unforgettable.

J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain

JC Nichols memorial fountain

Known as the “City of Fountains,” Kansas City features hundreds of decorative fountains which make an excellent backdrop for any proposal.

One of the city’s most iconic fountains is the J.C Nichols Memorial Fountain located near the Country Club Plaza.

After the proposal, have a toast at one of many delicious restaurants nearby, including The Capital Grille, Buci di Beppo, and Fogo de Chão.

For an extra special touch, end the night bundled up in a horse-drawn carriage ride under the city’s glow.

The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

Nelson Atkins museum of art

For artsy couples, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is a must!

The art museum houses more than 35,000 works of art. And now, you too can be a part of its vibrant history!

If you go during the day, consider proposing in front of your favorite work of art. Or, for a romantic intimate experience, propose at night during a full moon next to an outdoor sculpture.

Afterwards, continue the fun and head over to The Midland Theatre to spend the rest of the evening enjoying live music.

Union Station

Union Station

Kansas City’s Union Station is a fully-restored, 1914 landmark which offers breath-taking views, including the Grand Hall’s 95-foot ceiling and ornate chandeliers.

And Union Station offers plenty of fun activities with its exhibits, movies, restaurants, and more. Ask for their hand at one of the many restaurants or during a memorable exhibit. For a special touch after the proposal, spend some time under the starts at the Planetarium.

SEA LIFE Aquarium

SEA LIFE aquarium

What’s more memorable than being surrounded by thousands of aquatic creatures? Check out SEA LIFE, an interactive aquarium located at the Crown Center. For a remarkable experience, consider proposing in their ocean tunnel with the sharks and sting-rays as witnesses.

Afterward, hop on the KC Streetcar and head over to The Power and Light District for a fun filled evening of drinks, dancing, and entertainment.

Old Red Bridge

old red bridge

“Lock your love” at the Old Red Bridge in Minor Park, a Kansas City tradition and popular destination for engagements. Couples engrave or write their names on a lock and affix it to the steel railings to pronounce their everlasting commitment.

When the proposal itself is finished, take a stroll around the park holding hands visiting monuments from the Pioneer Trails. End with a picnic featuring your favorite snacks and wine.

After The Engagement – Select a Kansas City Wedding Venue

The wedding planning can now officially start! The first “to do” is selecting a wedding venue.

The Historic Post Office wedding venue is ideal for all celebrations including bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions, and after-party celebrations.

Our friendly, professional staff works tirelessly to ensure your vision comes true.

Schedule a tour and fall in love with this beautiful venue. Get in touch by calling 913.305.7172, emailing, or using our contact page.