A Timeless Venue For Timeless Occasions

The Hudson Commerce

About The Hudson Commerce

Weddings, Quinceaneras, Corporate Events, Meetings and more.

The Hudson is committed to providing a truly unique experience for all of your event needs. Our desire is to provide you and your guests with an unforgettable experience. Built in 1950 and located in downtown Wichita, our values, attention to detail, and unparalleled customer service are those of a simpler time that is reflected in every aspect of who we are as a company. We believe in the power of families, colleagues and friends coming together to celebrate in all aspects: mind, body, and spirit. The hallmark of our approach is to ensure that your time at The Hudson is of lasting value. We know that a single moment in time can have a significant impact on a person’s life. These significant moments are best shared in the company of family and friends. The Hudson seeks to be a place where such moments are captured.

From our architectural and aesthetic design, to our values and unmatched customer service, The Hudson is oriented to serve. We serve our clients for many different types of events. Maybe it’s a wedding, corporate event, or maybe you’re looking for a location for an art show, music performance, fashion show, concert or other event. The Hudson is sure to connect you to people in a way that no other venue can.

What We Offer


Upon walking into our venue you will notice our exposed brick walls, weathered steel beams, polished concrete floors that seamlessly blend in with our reclaimed wood accents, and gorgeous chandeliers creating an intriguing contrast between industrial and elegant.

Attention To Detail

We take pride in our attention to detail. We are more than just a space for your guests to simply congregate.

We are meticulous about the details to ensure that the bride and groom have the very best start to their fairy tale journey, or the business that strives to communicate a vision to their colleagues without distraction can succeed. Your event is not only special to you, but it’s special to us which is why we ensure attention to detail is accomplished.

Exceptional Service

At The Hudson, we do more than open the doors for your event. We provide exceptional service that ensures an unparalleled experience for your guests. Whether you need a bar service or an Airbnb, we can help set up the details to provide you with the greatest experience in Wichita, KS.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the capacity?

The building capacity is 469 throughout all the various rooms, not including the Urban Garden. The seated capacity in our largest indoor event space is 300-350. In our smaller indoor event space, the seated capacity is 50-60. In our outdoor garden, the seated capacity is 250.

How many hours come in each package?

Our Friday, Saturday, and Sunday base package comes with 10 hours of venue access. If you are hosting a wedding and are having your ceremony at our venue, your packages come with 12 hours of venue access. -additional hours can be added.

What time can my event start and end?

Weddings can start their timeline as early as 10:00 am and have the clean up hour as late as midnight – 1:00 am.

Business events are determined by the specific event need. Please inquire for optional hours.

– Weekday events are purchased by the hour, with a 4 hour minimum.

Can I have my ceremony and reception at The Hudson Commerce?

Yes! We have several ceremony options for your convenience. We can completely flip the room from your ceremony to your reception while your guests enjoy a cocktail hour.

You can have your reception partially set up to have a quicker room flip.

You can have your ceremony in our outdoor Urban Garden, and have your reception set up inside or vice versa.

You can have an Oscar style ceremony, where your guests are seated at the reception tables for the ceremony, therefore not having a room flip.

Do you have audio/visual?

We have building-wide sound, 3 microphones for inside and 2 microphones for the Urban Garden. We also have a projector screen for slideshows and presentations, as well as a smart TV in our smaller event space.

Do you allow open catering and bar services?

You’re welcome to bring in any caterer you’d like, but all bar services must go through us.

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