Brightwater Bay Wichita Lake Vanue

Rounding the corner of I-235 South near West Street in Wichita, Kansas lies an oasis waiting to be discovered. BrightWater Bay is a private lake resort with 44 acres of pristine water, sandy beaches and lush trees. It’s a hidden getaway only minutes from downtown Wichita—ready for your special event, corporate retreat, relaxing escape, family staycation, or thrilling water adventure.

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The Venue at BrightWater Bay
Our two-story lakeside venue accommodates up to 100 people for your wedding, reception, family gathering, special occasion or company meeting. Enjoy picture-perfect lake views, a full kitchen, bar service area, and easy access to the beach and outdoor activities.
Shared or Exclusive Lake Access
Get out on pristine lake water for boating, watersports, kayaking, fishing, swimming, or simply floating. Book Shared Access to share the private lake with up to three other watercraft, or choose Exclusive Access to have it all to yourself.
Easy Access & Free Parking
While BrightWater Bay gives you the experience of a lakeside retreat, it’s less than 15 minutes from downtown Wichita and Eisenhower National Airport. It’s an easy shot from I-235 South. Enjoy ample free, private parking steps from the Venue and Beach House.

For an overnight stay, family weekend or small gathering, The Beach House and Loft are sure to meet your needs. Get away from it all with luxurious yet comfortable accommodations for 10 or 6, custom kitchen, outdoor seating, and access to the beach.

Outdoor Game Zone
There’s plenty of fun to be had on dry land at BrightWater Bay. Challenge your family, friends or team members to a game of horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball, pickleball, tennis or beach volleyball.
Event Planning Made Easy
Whether you’re planning a wedding, party, corporate retreat or a family staycation, you’ll find BrightWater Bay has everything you could want. Book an event package online or let our experts put together a custom event package just for you.
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Where is BrightWater Bay?

A private lake oasis minutes from downtown Wichita.

Call 316.777.LAKE to book your experience today.