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The Elizabeth

Frankfort, KY View map

About

The Elizabeth is a wedding venue in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. Originally built in 1849, it is regarded as a historic landmark. With scenic gardens and a tower bell to ring on your way out the door at the end of the evening, The Elizabeth is sure to give your wedding a magical feel.

Facilities and Capacity

The Elizabeth is an elegant yet classic venue that has two event spaces, each with their own maximum capacity. The Event Hall can accommodate 320 guests in a theatre-style seating (or 200 to 250 guests at round tables). There is a beautiful elevated stage for you to use however you like, and it is complete with a set of speakers for you to plug in a media device and play your own music. With a kitchen prep area, new large restrooms, and refinished hardwood floors, the historical significance of this location is preserved but still offers modern conveniences.

Directly adjacent to the Event Hall are The Gardens at The Elizabeth, which also have their own stage for ceremonies or bands. With a seating capacity of 200 guests, this location can accommodate a pole tent—or the rustic landscaping can be enjoyed as-is. The Gardens open directly into downtown Frankfort and provide gorgeous photo locations for you and your guests.

Services Offered

The Elizabeth can provide couples with space for bridal showers, ceremonies, engagement parties, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. We offer all-inclusive packages, clean-up, and are happy to work with outside vendors, though we are able to provide catering services.

Cuisine

Food at The Elizabeth can be buffet style, family style, plated, or in stations. Tall cocktail tables are provided in the venue rental and can be used for your event.

Accommodation

The Elizabeth has parking, shuttle, and valet services available for guests, and the entire venue is wheelchair accessible.


The Elizabeth was formerly known as The Lancaster at St. Clair

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?

$550

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

$550

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?

$550

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

$550

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
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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Recommended by 85% of couples
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    Samantha Married on 03/17/2018
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    Could not have asked for a better wedding day! Elizabeth made planning very enjoyable and so easy. Very accommodating to what the bride and groom envision for their wedding day and works with your budget. The venue is breathtaking, I highly recommend The Lancaster at St. Clair!!
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    Debbie Married on 10/21/2017
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    Robbie and Elizabeth have been great to work with. Sara, Executive Chef, was so accommodating at our tasting. I would just tell others looking at the venue to feel open to ask for changes and express what they want. Originally, the cost of the rental was too much for us; so, we asked Robbie to work with us for a time which was less expensive. I believe I could have decreased some costs if I had used local caterers, bakery and florists. But, the convenience of having it all coordinated through Elizabeth is well worth the extra expense. I have full faith that Michaelis Events will make everything fabulous.
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    Jesika Married on 06/26/2016
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    Beautiful venue, wonderful location. Quality of service and professionalism off the charts. If you are wanting a classy, top notch event- The Lancaster is the place for you!
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306 WAPPING STREET Frankfort, KY, 40601
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The Elizabeth frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Elizabeth?

The Elizabeth includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of The Elizabeth in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Elizabeth for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Elizabeth for wedding events?

The Elizabeth offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Elizabeth offer?

The Elizabeth offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Elizabeth offer for wedding events?

The Elizabeth offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors

What furniture and decorations does The Elizabeth have available for wedding events?

The Elizabeth offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Elizabeth and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Elizabeth is recommended by 66% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.3 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.4 in flexibility, 4.4 in value, 4.3 in professionalism, 4.2 in quality of service and 4.1 in average response time.

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