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Browsing wedding venues is among the very first steps of planning your big day. But with so many wedding venues to choose from, how do you find The One? First, consider the style of venue you’d like: Garden or beach? Ballroom or barn? Then, read reviews of wedding venues in your desired city and select a few to tour in person. Happy venue hunting!

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Pro 21c Museum Hotel
21c Museum Hotel
11 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Louisville, KY

21c Museum Hotel is an artistic, modern wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky. Located in the historic downtown area of the city, this art gallery is ideal for couples seeking a unique experience for their special day. In addition to being a great location for wedding celebrations, the property is a... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

For 100 Guests $19k - $21k
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Pro The Henry Clay
The Henry Clay
26 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Henry Clay is a historic wedding venue located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. This elegant early 20th century building exudes romance and luxury, making it an ideal space to start your journey with your new spouse. With classic ballrooms and vintage-inspired decor, memories made here are... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

For 100 Guests $1k - $3k
Kentucky Science Center
Kentucky Science Center
14 reviews
· Museum Weddings · Louisville, KY

Kentucky Science Center is a museum and event venue located in Louisville, Kentucky. With its fun exhibits, convenient and historic downtown location, and whimsical setting, this venue is a unique place to celebrate your love story and perfect chemistry. Additionally, the venue offers a panoramic... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

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Galt House Hotel
Galt House Hotel
5 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Galt House Hotel is an unforgettable wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky, that aims to ensure your wedding day is all about you. The staff works with you to customize your event, so every detail of the day is perfectly aligned with your tastes and personalities. This classic and elegant... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 10 to 1,500
Louisville Ballroom at Shall We Dance?
Louisville Ballroom at Shall We Dance?
31 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Louisville, KY

Louisville Ballroom @ Shall We Dance? is a historical yet modern professional wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky, that blends old world amenities with new world technology. The staff is dedicated to making your unique event a successful and memorable experience for you and your guests. With... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Gardencourt
Gardencourt
13 reviews
· Mansion Weddings · Louisville, KY

Gardencourt is a historic wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky. The venue is a classic three-story building owned by the Louisville Seminary that is listed as a historic place by the National Register. With its tree-lined drive and surrounding formal gardens, the venue exudes elegance with its... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 20 to 500
Hotel Distil
Hotel Distil
Banquet Halls · Louisville, KY

Hotel Distil is for those who thirst for new experiences. It’s an authentic hotel in a historic building on Louisville’s Whiskey Row. It’s a home for connoisseurs of the finest comforts and gracious service. It’s space with intriguing juxtapositions where you’ll pass through an historic facade to... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 1 to 400
Louisville Water Tower Park | WaterWorks Museum
Louisville Water Tower Park | WaterWorks Museum
Historic Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Louisville Water Tower Park | WaterWorks Museum is a historic wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky. With original architecture, a brass spiral staircase, and spectacular views overlooking the River Side Terrace and Ohio River, this venue is an ideal location for wedding ceremonies, receptions,... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

The Brown Hotel
The Brown Hotel
16 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Brown Hotel is an elegant hotel wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky. Admired as one of the finest hotels in downtown Louisville, the historic hotel exudes Georgian-revival elegance and timeless southern charm. As a AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel, the Brown Hotel features a breathtaking setting,... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

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Peterson Dumesnil House
Peterson Dumesnil House
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Louisville, KY

Peterson Dumesnil House is a perfect wedding venue located out of Louisville, Kentucky. This historic landmark has charm and elegance present in every inch of the property, which is what makes it such a magical place to hold such an important event. Originally built in 1869, this place has hosted... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 20 to 500
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The Pointe
The Pointe
32 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Pointe is an historic wedding venue located in Louisville, Kentucky. The venue features a mix of modern and historic styles with 18-foot-high ceilings, skylights, reclaimed floorings, exposed timber posts, and steel trusses. A former factory for leather goods and cotton sash in the 19th century,... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 1 to 300
Something Blue Events
Something Blue Events
2 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Louisville, KY

Located just outside of Louisville, Kentucky, Something Blue Events is an all-in-one wedding event and venue service. Along with providing a purpose-built event space, they also offer decor rental and a highly-professional wedding event planner offering Day of Coordination offsite for events as... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Woodhaven Country Club
Woodhaven Country Club
10 reviews
· Country Club Weddings · Louisville, KY

When your wedding day arrives, you deserve only the best. Beautiful settings, great food, and all the space you need to celebrate. It's all waiting for you here, at the Woodhaven Country Club. For more than 60 years, Woodhaven Country Club has been the destination for fairytale weddings and lavish,... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 25 to 450
The Olmsted
The Olmsted
24 reviews
· Mansion Weddings · Louisville, KY

The Olmstead is a historic wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky, located on an 81-acre site that was once home to the Masonic Homes of Kentucky. Constructed from 1925 to 1927, this venue was designed by Joseph and Joseph, an architectural firm, who arranged the plan so the building was located on... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Kentucky Derby Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
3 reviews
· Museum Weddings · Louisville, KY

If you want your next event to be exceptional, host it at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Located at historic Churchill Downs, the Museum provides a truly unique setting for entertaining business associates, celebrating weddings or throwing a fabulous theme party. With our flexible rental plan, your... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Muhammad Ali Center
Muhammad Ali Center
8 reviews
· Museum Weddings · Louisville, KY

Pay tribute to the greatest-of-all-time, Muhammad Ali, by hosting your wedding celebration at The Muhammad Ali Center. The Muhammad Ali Center has a variety of options to meet your special event needs. Located between historic Main Street and the Ohio River in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Guests 1 to 300
Louisville Zoo
Louisville Zoo
3 reviews
· Museum Weddings · Louisville, KY

Louisville Zoo is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky, that offers couples the experience to get married surrounded by some of their favorite animals. Couples can “seal the deal” with the zoo’s Harbor Seals and Sea Lions or head on over to the Western Lowland Gorilla Troop to tie... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Martini Italian Bistro
Martini Italian Bistro
1 review
· Restaurant Weddings · Louisville, KY

Our special events staff will go above and beyond to help you create the perfect menu for your next occasion. (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Tway House
Tway House
Banquet Halls · Louisville, KY

The Tway House, located at 10235 Timberwood Circle, was built in 1923 for Robert C. Tway, a business, agricultural, and political icon in Louisville. Built on the 970 acre Plainview Dairy Farm, the two and a half story brick home was influenced by twentieth century Georgian Revival architecture and... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church
Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church
15 reviews
· Garden Weddings · Louisville, KY

Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church is an affordable and friendly wedding venue in Louisville, Kentucky. Two venues on its property offer either contemporary architecture or a vintage setting. Both are perfect for couples of all faiths and orientations who are looking to have both indoor and outdoor... (Wedding Venues Louisville)

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Wedding venues in Louisville, Kentucky: For Evergreen Romance in the Bluegrass State

Louisville is a landlocked city in Kentucky that neighbors the state of Indiana. It offers a distinctive metropolitan vibe that is complemented by beautiful vistas and natural highlights. The Ohio River snakes by this vibrant destination, making it attractive for those seeking a waterfront venue. Famed for its bourbon, creative music scene, gastronomic genius, and for being the birthplace of boxing great Mohamed Ali, its appeal is multifaceted. With upscale urban retreats, nostalgic experiences, and more, The River City has options to suit various preferences.

Popular Wedding Venues in Louisville, Kentucky

Downtown, Louisville wedding venues are as multifaceted as they are pleasing on the eye. Catering to a variety of tastes, they include restaurants, hotels, banquet halls, country clubs, and more. Some are ideal for large gatherings, and they exude refinement, sophistication, and grandeur. Featuring glinting chandeliers, Chiavari chairs, and numerous rooms, many are ideal for exquisite indoor celebrations. Intimate properties close to the nearby river allow you to enjoy a newlywed stroll by the water. Others place you on a boat as you float downstream, exchange vows, tie the knot, and celebrate into the night.

For those enamored by old-style architecture, or simply looking for somewhere that brims with history, a variety of choices are available. Historic venues and museum venues offer throwbacks to the 20th century, art galleries, homages to aviation, and much more. Considering the affordability of weddings in Louisville, Kentucky compared with the rest of the country, it is certainly an attractive destination. Renting a venue here costs $3,500 on average, making it less expensive than the countrywide average of $6,000 for a ceremony and reception site.

Travel and Hotel Accommodations

The pleasant diversity of hotel wedding venues in Louisville, Kentucky grants many choices to guests arriving from out of town. Some locales ooze period-style decor and design, while others are à la mode and in sync with much of the city’s voguish charm of cocktail bars and up-to-date style. With luxury suites, comfortable guestrooms, and space to enjoy a relaxing night’s sleep, many of the accommodations have their own appeal while blending in with the city’s many-sided identity.

The Louisville International Airport is centrally located, making it easier for attendees traveling from outside the state. Flights from Chicago, New York, Detroit, and dozens of other locations ease the convenience for your nearest and dearest landing from all over the country. For those looking to come from other destinations around the globe, such as Europe or Canada, stopover flights may be required en route.

Weather considerations

The climate in Louisville, Kentucky, is humid subtropical. The warmest months of the year are generally May through September, with temperatures ranging from 70 to 80-plus degrees F. July typically boasts the highest temperatures while May often experiences the most rainfall. Those celebrating during the summer will surely seek a hotel with air conditioning. Humid and hot summers require an outdoor venue or one that accommodates tenting. The cooler months would be best enjoyed at a Louisville, Kentucky wedding venue with interior luxury.