Red River Gorge Retreats is a scenic wedding venue located in Slade, Kentucky. Nestled in the woods near Devil’s Gulch, this lodge offers an idyllic and secluded setting in which to tie the knot. Couples will find that the serenity of the forest and the breathtaking views of the Bald Rock Gorge make for a luxurious and relaxing wedding experience.
Facilities and Capacity
Red River Gorge Retreats’ extensive property can be customized to couples’ ceremony and reception needs. Weddings can be held at an intimate spot out in the woods, or at the cliff-side site, which offers dramatic views of the valley below. The 60-acre farm also provides plenty of locations that couples are welcome to use. A large reception barn is available for dinner and dancing, or couples can choose to erect a large tent on the grounds. The resort has numerous accommodations for couples and their guests to stay overnight after the festivities. These include a large collection of houses and apartments tucked away in the woods, beautifully appointed with elegant and rustic decorations and furnishings. These private and cozy homes sleep between four and 30, and can be rented to the entire guest list or just the wedding party.
The staff at Red River Gorge Retreats has made it their priority to provide comprehensive packages that make weddings as convenient and stress-free as possible. These all-inclusive services include two-day use of the property, a wedding coordinator, setup and teardown, and tables, chairs, and linens. Couples can add 40x40-foot or 40x80-foot white tents for outdoor receptions, which come with commercial market lights or side panels upon request. Ceremony flower packages include bouquets, boutonnieres, floral crowns and centerpieces, and rose petals for the aisle. The venue also makes wedding cakes from scratch, which are customized to couples’ preferences and can serve up to 300 guests. The resort provides entertainment options, including bonfire setup, DJ services, a violinist or banjo player, four folk guitarists, and a professional fireworks show. Catering and photography services are available through several preferred vendors. This staff is helpful and accommodating, ensuring that couples who choose this venue have a restful and romantic wedding experience.
11 Reviews for Red River Gorge Retreats
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Ali · Married on 10/19/2019
I couldn’t have asked for a better wedding day! The venue looked beautiful-I got countless compliments on how everything looked and we all had so much fun! Everything turned out amazingly and i married my best friend and love of my life!Sent on 12/09/2019
Jen · Married on 06/11/2016
Magical Barn Wedding
We had an absolutely wonderful experience at this wedding venue. It sits on top of the most beautiful and picturesque piece of land I can imagine and is nestled between two of the best rock climbing areas in the world. The venue was pure magic, and the Venturas were extremely helpful and accommodating during the entire process. Highly recommended!!Sent on 12/11/2019
Jessica · Married on 08/15/2015
Our wedding was simply perfect because of this venue. We had everything we could have ever wanted for spending the weekend in the house with our family and friends that traveled all over for the big day. Checking in and out was a breeze and the views were breath taking. We had our ceremony outside in the shade and went inside the house for the reception. We rented the whole house to accomadate all our guests and we had plenty of room to make food and not be stressed out. I would highly recommend this to anyone. Just be aware that it is hard to park so I would encourage your guests to carpool from Miguel's. There's also many stairs in case you have family members who have a hard time getting around. My grandmothers did just fine, but it's definitely something to keep in mind. Otherwise this venue is affordable and a wonderful place to have a simple wedding of 50-75 guests.Sent on 08/27/2015