The Wichita Boathouse

The Wichita Boathouse is situated in the heart of the city with dramatic views of the Arkansas River and downtown Wichita. Originally built in the 1920s, the building has an elaborate grand staircase, beautiful hardwood floors and a gorgeous veranda. This unique venue is the ideal place to hold any gathering and will transform your party into an event to remember.

a Historic Wichita Landmark

The Wichita Boathouse has been a Wichita institution since the beginning of the 1900s and the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame is proud to be part of its storied history. Whether you want to find out about the great history of sports in Kansas or looking for a unique venue for your next event – the Wichita Boathouse is the place for you.

The Wichita Boathouse is the home of the State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame and is one of the state’s most popular venues for hosting weddings, business meetings, and other events. The first floor of the historic building is dedicated to honoring Kansas sports’ legends who have been inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, including such greats as Barry Sanders, Walter Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, Jim Ryun, and Jackie Stiles.

Rental Rates

Whether you need the Boathouse the whole weekend, or just an afternoon, we are here to accommodate.  Simple rates are listed, but keep in mind additional security and service fees.

Contact us today for a private tour.


Sunday- Thursday

  • Full Day Basic [9am until 11pm] $1,600
  • All Inclusive [9am until 11pm] $3,600

Friday or Saturday

  • Full Day Basic [9am until Midnight] $3,700
  • All Inclusive [9am until Midnight] $5,700

Full Weekend Package

  • Friday Decoration & Rehearsal¬†
  • Saturday [9am – midnight]
  • Full Weekend Basic $5,500
  • All Inclusive $7,500


  • Linens and Chair upgrades
  • DJ Services
  • Photo Booth (pictures are sent via text)
  • Mirror Booth with props and attendant

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