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Piazza Messina

5535 State Highway N | Cottleville, MO 63304

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What makes you different?

Weddings at Piazza Messina offer a “destination” type setting without having to travel hours away. Lakeside ceremony sites are offered on the property, as well as a Cottage for the Bridal party to use prior to the wedding. In addition to weddings, Piazza Messina also hosts all types of corporate events, social occasions, rehearsal dinners, showers and more. Situated in quaint, historic downtown Cottleville, our property is conveniently located on State Highway N and very secluded, surrounded by groves of trees. We offer 1:1 wedding planning services and customize every event to make sure it truly is the best day ever!

Below is an extensive Q&A we hope you find valuable and gives you an insight into the quality of work you can expect from this vendor.

Piazza Messina is our newest venue, opened in August 2018, but the Russo family has been in the catering business since 1961.

Our facility rental is a flat fee, with additional time charged by the hour. Our food and beverage packages are charged per head.

No, but we do have a minimum of 150 adults for a Saturday evening.
We have a preferred vendor list of people we know and love, but there are no restrictions on vendors.
Yes, we are owned and exclusively catered by Russo’s Catering.
We have one large room, but cocktails can be served outside as well.
Depends on the day, but at least 3 hours prior to the event, often earlier.
We have 1 bathroom per gender, with 6 stalls each. No attendants, but our staff checks the restrooms regularly during an event.
Yes, our packages include tables, chairs, linens, silverware, china, and glassware.
Yes, we have outlets all around the property, and can provide extension cords if needed.
Yes, we keep a space open in the reception hall for dancing. Some couples choose to have their dance floor outside on our open-air patio under the twinkle lights.

We have a sound ordinance that requires all music/speakers to be inside for dancing, but are allowed outside for the ceremony. Our only restrictions on decor are no smoke machines inside, & no confetti or glitter.

Yes, we have a large parking lot onsite with about 150 spots.
The lead contact will be present throughout the entire process, including the rehearsal, up until the day of. Our sales team, along with our trained coordinators and captains, split the duties the day of the wedding. Sometimes the lead contact is there running the event, but it cannot be guaranteed.
Yes, we provide chairs for the ceremony and cocktail tables.
Yes, we can hold the ceremony inside and use our covered patio and bistro area during the room flip.
We have plenty of space, so it depends on the preference of the couple and their floorplan.
We have a coat rack, but no coat room or attendant.
Yes, we provide the gift table and linens, and work with the couple to decide their preferred location.
We have a bridal cottage that can be rented for an additional fee.
No, we do not have overtime fees. We work with the DJ and the client to ensure the cleanup process goes quickly and smoothly.
We do not have a set time, as our staff does the majority of the cleanup.
The final balance is due 3 days prior to the event.
The $1500 deposit is non-refundable, but if an event is cancelled at least 120 days prior, we return any additional payments made.

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