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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions

7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, OH, OH
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(419) 433-4911

About Us

Kalahari is a hotel wedding venue located in Sandusky, Ohio, also serving couples from all over the Cleveland and Erie areas. This beautiful hotel venue offers a unique, extravagant African-themed event experience. The event staff at Kalahari work hard to provide services that tend to your specific needs and desires, while staying within your budget. With a huge selection of ballrooms, guest accommodations, and event services, your wedding day is sure to be a success at Kalahari.

Facilities and Capacity
Kalahari has an extensive selection of event spaces for you to choose from. With 39 different event rooms, and a total of 215,000 square feet of event space, the opportunities are surely endless. There are also welcoming and spacious guest rooms and suites available for you and your guests, to extend your wedding celebration into a vacation for everyone! The hotel features exciting and unique accommodations such as the full-service spa, the country’s largest indoor waterpark, and an outdoor adventure park. No matter what your goal and vision is when planning your event at Kalahari, there is sure to be something here to help bring your event to life.

Services Offered
Kalahari offers a wonderful space for your wedding ceremony and reception, along with other special events like banquets, bridal showers, engagement parties, and much, much more. The venue offers some wonderful event services as well, that will make your experience even more stress-free and enjoyable. You can truly relax on your big day, and let Kalahari handle the setup and cleanup of everything event related. There is also world-class catering available in-house, with delicious menu options to suit practically any palate. The venue also offers items including the barware, glassware, flatware, china, and linens for your reception meal, and there’s even a chocolate fountain available, too. With a convenient, central location, budget-friendly options, and completely breathtaking event spaces, Kalahari could be the perfect place for your upcoming wedding or special event.


4 out of 5
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  • I believe Kalahari has changed the way they price their wedding packages since we signed with them so some mentions of packages or value may not be accurate. I have no regrets with choosing them. Yes, they are a little more expensive than some other “budget” venues but it’s absolutely worth it to not have to worry about much. When we compared them to other venues based on what was included and what was not, it was only a couple thousand more but also required less set up and work on our part. Pros: The little things really meant a lot to us because we kept making a mental list of things we wanted for our day as we would go to events or other weddings. Clean spacious bathrooms-Check. Plenty of parking-Check. Hotel on-site—Check. You get a lot of benefits of using such a large venue that you may overlook elsewhere. Food: Delicious and diverse options. I do feel that the food at the tasting was better than that which was served the day of the wedding (more so than I exp... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Hotel, Resort

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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