Weddings

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Frankfort, KY View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
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Guests 2 to 250

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Guests 2 to 250

Whether you’re looking to host a small, intimate event or large gathering, our event sites provide a charming and distinguished setting for you and your guests. Surrounded by the Distillery’s distinct architecture and beautiful landscape, your event will be a unique and unforgettable experience. Buffalo Trace's facilities can accommodate anywhere from 15 to 350 guests and can adapt to your specific needs. From corporate events to weddings to private dinners, the Distillery is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Incorporate your event into the Distillery’s already rich history.

Event Venues at Buffalo Trace Distillery

Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse

Built in 1935 from centuries-old log cabins, this clubhouse easily accommodates large parties. The upper level seats 150, with standing room for 350 for a cocktail style event.

Weekday (Mon - Thurs): $550

Weeknight (Mon - Thurs): $650

Weekend (Fri-Sun) $2,000

The rental fee includes 4-hours of event time. If your event is to be longer than four (4) hours, each hour or part thereof is $200.00.

Please note, weddings held in Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse only. For weddings, there is an additional $300 ceremony fee.

The Vannie Stevens Bridal Suite is available to rent with your clubhouse rental Friday-Sunday for $500.

Master Distiller’s Room (Located inside the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse)

Suited for more intimate gatherings, this room seats up to 14 — a perfect space for exclusivity and privacy. The room is dedicated to the famous people of the Distillery’s past such as Col. Albert B. Blanton, E.H. Taylor, Jr. and George T. Stagg.

Weekday (Mon - Thurs): $550

Weeknight (Mon-Thurs): $650

Weekend (Fri-Sun): $2,000

The rental fee includes 4-hours of event time. If your event is to be longer than four (4) hours, each hour or part thereof is $200.00.

Please note, the Master Distiller's Room is located within the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse.

Giants Hall

Located on the 2nd Floor of our newly renovated Visitor Center, Giants Hall is an expansive open concept that boldly pays tribute to our Distillery legends. This space is recommended for evening events such as rehearsal dinners and corporate receptions. This space seats 150, with standing room for 350 for a cocktail style event.

Weeknight (Mon-Thurs): $650

Weekend (Fri-Sun): $1,000

The rental fee includes 3-hours of event time. Please note daytime events are not available.

Weddings are only permitted in our Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse.

Single Oak Room

Located inside the Visitor Center, the Single Oak Room is well-suited for cocktail hours, small receptions and intimate dinners. The Single Oak Room seats 40 guests comfortably, standing room for 75 guests. Larger groups can be accommodated by extending your event into Giants Hall, which is adjacent to this space.

Weeknight (Mon - Thurs): $450

Weekend (Fri-Sun): $850

The rental fee includes 3-hours of event time. Please note daytime events are not available.

Weddings are only permitted in our Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$650

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$650

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

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$300

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$300

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
December

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    Jordyn D. Married on 08/14/2021
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    Beautiful Venue

    I am so happy we had our dream reception at Buffalo Trace! Emily and Rebecca were so organized throughout our multiple reschedules due to covid-19, as well as during the week of the wedding. They were so genuine and personable, even sending us a Christmas gift. The day of Emily helped save the day, setting up a video of our small ceremony from 2020 to share with guests. The venue itself is absolutely gorgeous. Our guests loved the tour before cocktail hour and the team was able to get some of our favorite bottles in the gift shop. So happy we chose to hold our reception here!

    Buffalo Trace Distillery's reply:

    Jordyn,

    Thank you for your kind words! You were such a pleasure to work with. We wish nothing but success and happiness to you and Tyler!

    Cheers!
    Buffalo Trace Distillery Events Team
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    Samya Married on 08/04/2019
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    8.4.19 Wedding

    Buffalo Trace was such a perfect venue! We had an incredible wedding there and the staff were so responsive during the planning process and so accommodating on the day. Our guests loved the distillery tour and the grounds are SO beautiful. We were lucky with great weather so we got to enjoy both a lawn ceremony and the beautiful indoor clubhouse space for our reception. I would recommend them any day!

    Buffalo Trace Distillery's reply:

    Thanks Samya! Thank you for allowing us the honor of hosting this special day for you and Chase! We wish you a lifetime of love and happiness! Cheers! - The Buffalo Trace Distillery Events Team
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    Courtney Married on 01/20/2019
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    Highly Recommend!

    Buffalo Trace was FANTASTIC for our big day! The staff was so, so nice and easy to work with (we worked mostly with Sarah and Rebecca). The venue was absolutely beautiful. We had both the ceremony and reception in the top floor of the clubhouse. The guests were able to sit at the round tables to watch the ceremony and before the reception they had the option to go on the tour of the distillery (with a free tasting at the end), making it very easy to transition from ceremony to reception in the same space. The fireplace was a beautiful backdrop for family photos and the ceremony and the stage made a perfect place for our sweetheart table. We got so many compliments from our guests about how much they loved the location (and the tasting!).

    Buffalo Trace Distillery's reply:

    Thanks Courtney! We are so glad that your big day was exactly what you wanted and your guests enjoyed their time here at BTD. We wish you and Ben a lifetime of love and happiness. Cheers! - The Buffalo Trace Distillery Events Team

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113 Great Buffalo Trace Frankfort, KY, 40601
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