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Handcrafted with Love

Built for Celebration

Experience the "Wow!"

Make your wedding day your own at Backwoods Venue 222.  Imagine you and your loved one joining hands in matrimony at the base of our stunning 30 foot "waterfall" feature.  You'll be surrounded by up to 300 of your friends and family as they celebrate and gather throughout our 2 balconies and 22 rooms.  

Rejoice and celebrate your day of love in the quiet and serenity of the country. The stage is set to create magical memories of your special day that you can take with you for the rest of your lives together.

Your Moment. Your Memories. Your Story.

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If you love a rustic fairytale then this is the venue for you.  As soon as I walked in the doors I fell in love with the twinkle of the lights and when I got to see the lights on outside...forget about it!

-Briana M.

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Venue History

From the two balconies to the expansive floor plan, the only thing more impressive than the venue is the history behind it!


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Backwoods Venue 222

11347 SE State Route DD

Gower, MO 64454

Conveniently located between

St. Joseph and Kansas City Missouri!


From Interstate I-29 Through Dearborn,  MO:
Once you are heading East on 116 for approximately 5 miles, cross a bridge and PLEASE TURN LEFT onto Hwy E (Google Maps will not tell you to turn)
Go north on Hwy E for 1.5 miles
Turn right onto Hwy DD heading East for 1.5 miles. 
Backwoods will be on the left.

From 169 North To 116 West:
Go 6 miles on 116 West to E Hwy (PLEASE do not turn on "115th Road" like Google Maps wants, especially if it is muddy).
Take a right onto Hwy E heading north for 1.5 miles. 
Turn right onto Hwy DD for 1.5 miles. 
Backwoods is on the left.

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