Venue

Why host your event anywhere else?

Candela Venue at The LUX is on the first floor of The LUX, at the corner of
First & Market in Downtown Wichita.

Built in 1954, The LUX has unique features and mid-century modern architecture.
It speaks to a time when design and function were celebrated.
As a result, Candela Venue at The LUX embodies style and class.
Let us host your event.

  • Weddings
  • Class Reunions
  • Family Reunions
  • Private Parties
  • Art Shows
  • Receptions
  • Anniversary Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Conferences
  • Trade Shows
  • Fundraisers & Benefits
  • Luncheons / Business Dinners
  • Holiday Parties
  • Award Ceremonies
With the ability to host up to 300 people, Candela Venue at The LUX can accommodate any event.

Weddings

Illustrious

The original granite-lined hallway invites you into Candela Venue at The LUX where a unique, custom-designed, mid-century modern lighting arrangement tops the illustrious space - the Candela Venue at The LUX literally shines.

Catering via Larkspur assures your event will be top-notch and your guests are sure to be impressed.

The Hospitality Room gives you even more space. As a secure room, it’s perfect for a family gathering area or for storing valuables.

Wedding Details

    FRIDAY & SATURDAY
  • 8am - Midnight
  • Host up to 300 guests
  • Space Flexibility - Wedding & Reception
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Black or White Table Linens
  • Glass Table Settings with White Napkins
  • Catering and Bar* Provided By Larkspur**
$1,500
WE CAN HOST YOUR WEDDING AND RECEPTION!
WITH DOWNTOWN WICHITA AS YOUR BACKDROP, YOUR PHOTOS WILL BE UNIQUE AND AMAZING!

*Security is required at $50/hour if alcohol is being served. Contact us for details. There is an additional $150/hour for use of the Hospitality Room. This is a secure room.

**Candela Venue at The LUX partners with Larkspur for catering and bar services at an additional cost. Learn More.

We would love to have your special event take place with us.
Available Dates
Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Events

Candela Venue at The LUX is your ideal space for your next event.

With the ability to host 80 to 300 people, we can accommodate any size meeting,
conference, luncheon, reunion, benefit or party.

SUNDAY - THURSDAY
VENUE SPACE
Seat 300
Daytime 2-hour Minimum
$75/hour
Evening 4-hour Minimum
$100/hour

For information on renting the Hospitality Room, please contact us.

Available Features
  • SPACE FLEXIBILITY - ARRANGE THE SPACE TO FIT YOUR EVENT
  • EASY ACCESS TO DOWNTOWN AND OLD TOWN IN WICHITA
  • Convenient Parking
  • Concierge Service
  • FREE WI-FI
  • **Catering Provided By Larkspur

Includes tables and chairs set-up and tear down.
**Candela Venue at The LUX partners with Larkspur for catering and bar services at an additional cost. Learn More.

Area Attractions

Catering

Candela Venue at The LUX partners with Larkspur for catering.

Located in downtown Wichita, Larkspur's menu is a unique blend of Mediterranean, French, Italian & American entrées and delectable appetizers prepared well and served beautifully, even artfully inspired. Fresh Seafood, Hand Cut Sterling Silver Steaks, Signature Appetizers and Specialty Desserts will tantalize your tastebuds with a delightful fusion of flavors and textures. In addition, the wine list is brilliant and extensive and no drink is off-limits with our expert bar staff. To see our detailed menus for your wedding or event, download the pdfs below.

120 E First St, Wichita, Kansas
First & Market in Downtown Wichita
316-260-4496
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Questions

What parking is available?

There is on-street city parking available and a covered parking garage connected to The LUX. Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm there is free 1 hour and 2 hour street parking in areas and metered parking is also available in front of the building. The parking garage - on the corner of First (one way heading East) and Main (one way heading South) charges a flat $5 rate. For additional downtown parking information, click here.

Do we have to use Larkspur for catering?

Yes. Candela Venue at The LUX has chosen to partner with Larkspur Bistro & Bar for catering because of their exquisite selection of food, attention to detail, reliability and their unblemished reputation. Our goal is to make your special event the very best and without a doubt, catering via Larkspur is the very best. We also make it easy for you. Larkspur knows how to operate within Candela Venue at The LUX - you will not need to be the liaison between the event space and the caterer. The catering is taken care of and your event will be fabulous!
If you have any additional questions, please contact us!
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