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The Josephina Event Venue is a historic barn wedding venue located in Dry Ridge, Kentucky. The beautiful and rustic property is conveniently located between Cincinnati and Lexington, making it an ideal spot for those traveling for the big day. Dating back to 1872, the property has changed hands only a few times. As the current owners endeavor to honor its unique beauty and history, they began by naming the venue after its first owner, Mrs. Josephine Hogan.
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This expansive property is ripe with greenery and scenic views for you and your guests to marvel at on the big day. From an outdoor ceremony amidst the verdant land to a reception held within the 4,000-square-foot white-washed barn, you can embrace beauty throughout your celebration. Outside, the ceremony area has a clear pathway for your aisle, leading to a simple white altar that can be brought to life with flowers and foliage. The barn has a spacious main level and an upper mezzanine that features chandeliers and wrought-iron railings, creating a rustic, romantic atmosphere. The Josephina Event Venue can seat up to 220 guests and has an attached warming kitchen for your convenience. Additionally, there are comfortable bathrooms and two preparation suites on-site, so everyone in your respective parties can enjoy the morning getting ready in style. These two separate quarters are quaint-yet-modern in style, and filled with natural light for those all-important getting-ready pictures.
The Josephina Event Venue grants you the flexibility to choose any vendors you please. They can provide you with a list of vendors they have previously worked with, but the choice is ultimately yours. When you book your wedding at this location you gain access to the property on the day of your wedding from morning until evening to ensure there is plenty of time to set up and tear down. Other event services offered by the team at The Josephina include cleanup services and internet access. The facility also provides tables, chairs, and linens on the day of your wedding. In addition to your ceremony and reception, the barn is available for other wedding events such as an engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or elopement.
The on-property Hogan House Suites was built in the mid 1800s and is available to those who host their wedding at The Josephina Event Venue. The house has beautiful upstairs and downstairs spaces with full kitchens and bathrooms on both levels. The charming historic home features the original hardwood floors, woodwork, doors, and hardware.
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Hi! I'm Sabryn. I've been a part of the Jospehina's team since 2016. I am proud to be a part of such a unique venue that allows me to work with amazing couples everyday. We have been lucky to experience a range of cultures, traditions, and styles of weddings at our venue!
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The Josephina Event Venue is one of our highly venues to photograph at. Why worry about more than one wedding taking place at the same time as your event? This venue is run by an experienced staff providing organization and attention to detail for your day. The decor is rustic and neutral enough to coordinate with most color schemes. Additionally the outdoor spaces provide a gorgeous back drop for your wedding photos and gives you the option of having an outdoor ceremony. The Josephina is an excellent choice for your memorable wedding or special event!
What to say. So many wonderful things about Josephina Event Venue. Large area for outside wedding and inside the barn is beautiful. If you are looking for out in the country barn venue Josephina should be in the running.
The Josephina is one of our favorite places to shoot, there are so many options for different looks to get wether it is a country feel, or rustic. The accommodations for the girls getting ready and the guys getting ready are so convenient so you aren't driving all around to get ready, and the anticipation of knowing your soon to be husband is just barley a half a mile away from you getting ready as well. Every time we have shot pictures at their location for a wedding everything has went so smooth and the pictures are just breathtaking. They are always making improvements to their location as well making it more and more up to date with what is popular! We love working with them and hope you look at their venue as a possible option, you will not regret it!
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