Ceremony Area

There's so much offered at The Sterling Event Center for couples and clients alike. As a newly built venue exuding a unique industrial flair, our event center is truly unlike any other. The highlight of our venue features a spacious ceremony space with high ceilings accompanied by elegant, crystal chandeliers. Capacious yet intimate, this area can comfortably accommodate up to 400 guests. Keeping in style with modern amenities, our vaulted ceilings display a full loft area trimmed in dark wood overlooking the ceremony room below. Large windows bring in natural light against an exposed brick feature wall. We can promise the photo opportunities alone to leave you in awe of this classic venue space. Come and see why The Sterling Event Center is the perfect place to say, "I do."




Reception Area

Another space that really shines at The Sterling Event Center is our reception hall. Featuring the same dark wood trim and exposed brick walls, you'll be afforded plenty of space and flexibility in making this area your own. Sleek concrete flooring sets the perfect ambiance for dancing and incorporating beautiful table displays. Here you can hosts a personalized reception or party that is truly memorable. Our spacious brick wall is the perfect area to create a backdrop for photo-sessions or to highlight a bridal party table!




Outdoor Area

When you have nature as your backdrop, there's little need for anything else. Our event center resides in the raw, open landscape of Joplin, MO featuring open plains and breathtaking views. If you're seeking to host a lovely outdoor wedding ceremony, we have a gorgeous pergola where you can say, "I do." With enchanting streams nearby and countless acres of soft, rolling landscape, you'll soon be blown away by the beauty of this location. Brides can enjoy a scenic view of amazing photo opportunities for their outdoor ceremonies. Get the most out of a warm, sunny day by hosting your special occasion with us!




The Bridal Suite

A key point of your monumental day includes getting ready for the special moment. Especially for brides, having a dedicated place on-site to prepare is more than a convenience, it's a necessity. The Sterling Event Center offers a luxurious bridal suite with every amenity bridal parties need. Find amble beauty stations, mirrors, a bathroom, and other accommodations to ensure your day flows seamlessly.




Groom's Suite

The Sterling Event Center also offers a place just for the guys. Enjoy a relaxing space before the big moment in our modern groom's suite. With plenty of seating arrangements and other accommodations, you'll see why this is such a luxurious amenity.