Ride in Style on Your Wedding Day

From horse-drawn carriages to elegant classic cars, southwest Missouri brides can travel in style on the big day.

By Savannah Waszczuk | Photo courtesy Shires for Hire

Dec 2014

Horse-drawn Carriage

Shires for Hire, 2567 W. State Hwy. CC, Brighton, 417-848-4648,
Price: $450 for one hour, $500 for two hours
Cruise Control: If you’re looking for a movie-like entrance or planning a fairytale-esque wedding, you’re in luck. Shires for Hire offers transportation via striking black shire horses that seamlessly pull an elegant white wagon to wedding venues and reception spaces. While the wagon can hold six adults, it’s often used as a stylish form of transportation for the bride and groom. Think of the pictures! 

Rolls Royce Convertible

J. Howard Fisk Limousines, Inc., 2001 E. Trafficway, Springfield, 417-862-2900,
Price: $100 per hour (two-hour minimum)
Cruise Control: Whether you’re looking for a grand arrival at your venue or you want to be whisked away from the evening in style, the fleet of vehicles at J. Howard Fisk Limousines, Inc. can help you out. The business offers a variety of coaches, vans and limousines, as well as a Rolls Royce Convertible that’s guaranteed to turn heads. This glamorous car is a favorite for photo opportunities, as the shiny black provides perfect contrast against white bridal gowns. Plus, who doesn’t want to sit in the back of a car and feel the wind blowing through their hair?


Classy Chassis Limousine Service, 230 E. Weaver Rd., Springfield, 417-379-2955,
Price: Smaller cars start at $65 per hour; 22-passenger Escalade averages $125 per hour depending on length of charter
Cruise Control: Every little girl dreams of arriving at her wedding venue in a limo, right? Classy Chassis Limousine Service would love to deliver you and your hubby-to-be in one of its white stretch limousines. If you want the whole party to ride along, a 22-passenger Escalade is also available. 

Party Bus

(Editor's note: Since the initial publication of this article, Wheel Kings has switched focus and The Party Bus Kings now offers the party bus rentals.)
The Party Bus Kings, 417-496-8478,
Price: $135 per hour for the party bus (fits 20 passengers) and $150 per hour for the limo bus (fits 25 passengers).
Cruise Control: Basically a party on wheels, each bus is decked out with tons of glamorous features, including a 50-inch TV, L.E.D. lighting system and iPod and Bluetooth capabilities.

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