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9 Beyond Beautiful Kentucky Wedding Venues to Consider When Getting Married!

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Hello Blissful Blue Jays!


If you live in Kentucky and are getting married, you are most likely searching high and low right now for the perfect venue to make your wedding dreams come to life. Luckily, we've done some research and found some venues we think are gorgeous!

In this blog post, I share 9 Beyond Beautiful Wedding Venues in Kentucky. This feature showcases wedding venues in Greensburg, Stanton, Georgetown, Cynthiana, Rogers, Milton, Crofton, Louisville and Downtown Lexington! Maybe this will save you some time and you can add a few of these on your list to go tour! (Touring is always such a fun part of the process.)

These are listed in no particular order, they were all fantastic to work with!

#1 Barn at Cedar Grove - Greensburg, Kentucky

For the Beautifully Rustic, Charming Tobacco Barn Wedding...

With over 200 acres of woodland and grassy meadows, this wedding venue provides multiple ceremony sites for your dream wedding, as well as unique photo opportunities in every direction. The Barn itself is just under 3,500 square feet with a generous seating capacity of 230. The Barn at Cedar Grove boasts beautiful concrete floors, providing a solid foundation for your ceremony and/or reception needs. You will find the large rear doors open onto a beautiful patio space just right for your cocktail/social hour or even additional reception space. To everyone's delight, we chose to add on to the original structure and include modern, handicap accessible restrooms. In addition to the main building, they also offer a quaint bride's cottage and a rustic groom's cabin for separate getting ready spaces.

Barn at Cedar Grove Offers

  • Multiple Locations for Outdoor Ceremony (including shady water side, intimate woodland setting and open meadow.)

  • Indoor Ceremony Option

  • Indoor Reception

  • Prep Kitchen

  • Golf Cart Shuttle (to make navigating the property a breeze!)

  • Breakdown and Cleanup Included

Perks

  • Charming Restored 3500 SF Tobacco Barn

  • Bride's Cottage and Groom's Cabin (onsite for bridal party to hang out and get dressed)

  • Natural Beauty of Rural Kentucky

  • Shaded Meadow Perfect for Ceremony

  • No Highways, Subdivisions or City Noises

  • Helpful Staff Onsite (to handle venue details and assist you and your guests throughout the event.)

  • Tons of Free Decor Available

  • Modern, Handicap Accessible Restrooms. (No porta pots here!)

Wedding Capacity: Minimum wedding would be 4-6 people including the couple. Maximum would be 300 and would require overflow outdoors. Legal indoor capacity is 230.



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Our Favorite Feature

We love that this venue provides many different options for your ceremony location! Every wedding here is unique! Plus, the inside for your reception area is not only rustic and beautiful, there is so much space outside for your guests... especially when the overflow doors open! This barn venue gives the most peaceful, country romantic vibes.



A Note from the Owners

We have been putting our heart and soul into making our venue one of a kind since 2011. Every facet of our venue has been carefully planned and lovingly cared for! We often hear comments like, "it's not just a venue...it's the whole experience here". From the helping hands and smiling faces of our barn team, to the beauty of our property, you'll soon see why we are called a "hidden gem" in the heart of Kentucky.


For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!



Barn at Cedar Grove

1000 Brockman Keltner Road

Greensburg, KY 42743

barnatcedargrove.com

https://barnatcedargrove.com/contact-us.html


#2 Barn at the Gorge - Stanton, Kentucky

For the Vintage Barn Wedding Nestled Among the Trees...

The Barn at the Gorge is a fully-inclusive wedding and event venue that specializes in "Wedding Weekends." Launched during the Fall of 2016, the Certified Wedding and Event Specialist is in the process of planning and executing over 30 events. The Barn at the Gorge is a unique venue highlighting the majestic beauty of the Red River Gorge. The Vintage Tobacco Barn is nestled in a canopy of trees that allow for nature's beauty to be your event backdrop. The team at this venue understands the needs of modern and traditional couples which is why they offer concierge wedding planning services that are uniquely designed to suit your needs.

Barn at the Gorge Offers

  • Certified Wedding Specialist Services (Three hour consultation services, wedding rehearsal coordination, day of coordination)

  • Set-Up of Both Ceremony and Reception Seating

  • Outdoor Wedding Venue

  • Indoor Wedding Venue

  • Onsite Reception

  • Vendors

Perks

  • Parking attendants and golf cart shuttle (hour prior to ceremony time through 15 minutes after cake cutting)

  • Bakery Available

  • Floral & Photography Available

  • Catering (Wide range of local caterers depending on desired taste)

  • Videographer & DJ Available

  • Fully Inclusive, Yet Flexible Customizable Packages

  • Outdoor Canopy Lighting

  • Farmhouse Tables

  • Staging of 1954 Dodge Truck

Wedding Capacity: Minimum: Micro Wedding 25 guests

Maximum: 150 Guests (including bridal party)



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Photo Credits: Evening Bee Photography, Christopher Michael Images

Our Favorite Feature

Our favorite feature (besides being privately hidden away in serene mother nature, of course) is most definitely the rustic grand staircase to the barn! Can you imagine some of the stunning photos you can take on this staircase? This venue has endless photo options as it is with the barn and surrounding scenic land. However, the staircase is the aesthetic feature that caught our eye first!



Barn at the Gorge FAQ


What prices do packages start at?

Weekday rates start at $3950 & Saturday rates start at $4800


How does catering work?

We have a preferred list of vendors we are happy to recommend. Clients are free to select their own vendors but they must be insured professionals.


How do decorations work?

We have tons of decor included in our package. Clients are welcome to bring their own decor as well. We have lots of DIY brides who choose to decorate themselves....but we also offer decorating services, as well.


What is the rain plan?

The ceremony moves into the center of the barn in case of rain.




A Note from the Owners

The Barn at The Gorge is a fully-inclusive wedding and event venue that specializes in "Wedding Weekends." Launched during the Fall of 2016, the Certified Wedding and Event Specialist is in the process of planning and executing over 60 events. The Barn at the Gorge is a unique venue highlighting the majestic beauty of the Red River Gorge. The Vintage Tobacco Barn is nestled in a canopy of trees that allow for nature's beauty to be your event backdrop. You will love our Red River Gorge Wedding Barn and the lush green eye-catching scenery that beckons you to pause, explore nature and enjoy the outdoors. You will also feel a sense of tranquility as you tour the immaculately maintained grounds. You will be wowed by manicured lawns, sweet chirping birds, an attentive staff and a professional certified wedding planner. The staff at the Barn at the Gorge is famous for planning, coordinating and hosting some of the most lavished Red River Gorge weddings in the state of Kentucky. If you are looking for an exquisite wedding venue near Red River Gorge, this is the perfect place to say "I Do".

For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!



Barn at the Gorge

10137 Campton Rd,Stanton, KY 40380

Phone Numbers 606.481.5140

Website: redrivergorgeweddingbarn.net

Email: thebarnatthegorge@gmail.com

Twitter: thebarnatthegorge


#3 Evans Orchard - Georgetown, Kentucky

For the Beautifully Elegant, Southern Orchard Wedding...

Have you been dreaming of an elegant wedding with Southern Charm at your favorite orchard? This spacious, award-winning wedding venue is absolutely beautiful! Evans Orchard is a family owned farm in Georgetown, KY offering a renovated tobacco barn for your special day. They can accommodate up to 200 guests for your outdoor ceremony, then you will head inside the barn for a catered meal for family and friends. The renovated tobacco barn offers temperature controlled rooms for the bride and groom to get ready in. Plus, modern restrooms, plenty of parking, space for games and more. This secluded farm venue has plenty of gorgeous views. Ready to get some breathtaking photos of your most memorable moments?

Evans Orchard Offers

  • Outdoor Ceremony

  • Getting Ready Room for Bride & Groom

  • Onsite Event Planner

  • Wedding Packages Available

  • Rehearsal & Day of Coordinating (available with select packages)

Perks

  • You Choose Your Own Vendors

  • Plenty of Open Space (for games and more!)

  • Amazing Scenery for Photos

  • Indoor Restrooms Onsite

  • Church Pews Available

  • Your Choice of Ceremony Set Up

  • Whiskey Barrels Available

  • Farmhouse Tables Available

Wedding Capacity: No minimum, Maximum is 200

(*limited capacity during COVID)



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Photo Credits: Amy Wallen, Brittany + JJ Photography, Katelyn V Photography, Bourbon & Brides Kentucky Wedding Photography, Happy Photo Co., Leaf & Pine


Our Favorite Feature

We love the beauty of this venue, particularly the big silos! The beautiful photo opportunities you have at this charming wedding venue are endless! The ceremony set up gives us the romantic meets rustic beauty vibe. Top off the perfect wedding ceremony with a grand reception inside the beautiful barn that you can decorate. Not to mention all of the outdoor space for other activities to really make your special day an amazing unforgettable event!



Evans Orchard FAQ


What prices do packages start at?

Prices available at www.EvansOrchardEventBarn.com/packages

Call for more details and special offers available.


How does catering work?

We like to keep an open policy on caterers, meaning you can bring in anyone that is licensed and insured. We are happy to make recommendations for great caterers that we have worked with or meet someone new.


How do decorations work?

The venue has several rustic decorations available to rent and the couple is welcome to bring in what they want.


What is the rain plan?

Give us a call to discuss a plan B option! We can move the ceremony inside the barn to keep our guests dry or maybe add a tent.



A Note from the Owners

Each wedding day is special and unique to each couple. We are happy to advise you, but really we want to be sure that your wedding day is what YOU want it to be. If you think of something we’ve never done before, let’s go for it and try something new!

-Jenn


For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!







Evans Orchard

434 Stone Road Georgetown, KY 40324

502-316-2433

www.EvansOrchardEventBarn.com

Instagram.com/evansorchardeventbarn

Facebook.com/evansorchardeventbarn

#4 Ashford Acres Inn - Cynthiana, Kentucky

For the Elegantly Historic, Gorgeous Inn Wedding...

You know those romantic movies where the bride and groom get married in a beautiful bed and breakfast in the countryside, surrounded by friends and family...they make an extravagant weekend out of it (instead of a day) and then live happily ever after? Well, this venue reminds us of something that came straight out of one of those movies we all love. If you've been dreaming of a luxurious wedding in the rolling hills of Kentucky, Ashford Acres Inn is a venue you should tour! This Central Kentucky wedding venue and bed and breakfast, specializes in creating unforgettable experiences for up to 350 guests. With 64 acres of rolling green hills, a historic home with five luxurious bedrooms, an expansive, white wedding barn and numerous indoor and garden event locations, wedding memories are made not in one day, but rather over many days gathering with friends and loved ones, experiencing meaningful moments during special celebrations. This venue has so much to offer, including incredible packages where they have thought of every detail.

Ashford Acres Offers

  • Outdoor Weddings

  • Indoor Weddings

  • Wedding Barn

  • Onsite Reception

  • Onsite Catering

  • Onsite Accommodations

  • Historic Wedding

  • Garden Wedding

  • Rehearsal Dinners

  • Bridal Showers

Perks

  • Excellent Views

  • All-Inclusive Packages

  • Build-Your-Own Packages

  • Complimentary Bridal Suite

  • Onsite Rentals

  • Multi-Day Experience

  • Complimentary Parking

  • Day-of Coordinator

  • Exclusive All-Day Use of Main House

  • Accommodations for Wedding Guests

Wedding Capacity: Minimum Wedding Size: 2, Maximum Wedding Size: 350



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Photo Credits: Caleb Irvin Photography, Sarah Katherine Davis Photography, Amy Wallen Photography, DB Shoots Photography, Ashlyn Riley Photography, Melanie Mauer Photography


Our Favorite Feature

Aside from the beautiful Inn, the southern charm, the newly-renovated suites, the surrounding countryside… we love that you can celebrate your wedding over several days versus cramming it all into one day. Imagine all of the memories you can make here, with your family and friends. This venue just screams, “let the wedding festivities begin!”



Ashford Acres Inn FAQ


What prices do packages start at?

Call for details.


How does catering work?

We cater all weddings and events and do not allow outside catering. While we do make wedding cakes, we also allow wedding cakes from outside vendors.


How do decorations work?

We have a large supply of rental decor available and also allow wedding clients to bring wedding decorations. All decorations are installed by Ashford Acres Inn employees according to the directions of the clients.


What is the rain plan?

We have numerous indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception locations. The wedding barn, which is a completely indoor location, can hold up to 300 wedding guests and we have multiple locations on the lawn where tents can be installed. In addition, we have two verandas where guests can gather for cocktail hours, and small groups can use the inside of the bed and breakfast.


A Note from the Owners

Ashford Acres Inn provides a full wedding multi-day experience beginning when guests arrive for the rehearsal dinner and lasting until they depart after enjoying a home cooked breakfast together the day after the wedding. With numerous ceremony and reception locations, a newly constructed and expansive wedding barn, onsite wedding rentals and catering, a complimentary overnight stay on the wedding night, use of the main house for guests and ceremony preparations and numerous wedding packages to provide a range of choices, Ashford Acres Inn is an all-inclusive, one-stop-shop wedding venue.


For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!







Ashford Acres Inn

1801 KY HWY 36 E, Cynthiana, KY 41031

Phone number: 859-298-2989

https://ashfordacresinn.com

https://www.ashfordacresinn.com/directions#contact-us

Email: info@ashfordacresinn.com

#5 Red River Gorge Wedding Barn - Rogers, Kentucky

For the Enchanting, Twilight Inspired Barn Wedding...

If you’re looking to get married at a venue that has an undeniable “WOW” factor, Red River Gorge Wedding Barn might be just what you’re looking for. This award winning historic venue has so much to offer! This wedding destination is located at your favorite place, Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge! Imagine 50-acres of seclusion where water, forest and rolling hills come together. It’s country rustic meets beauty and elegance. Being secluded on a 50-acre property, you will feel like you are in a wedding village! The entire 50 acres is yours for the day and photographers have noted this venue as being a “photographers dream” with so many amazing photo opportunity areas throughout the property!

Red River Gorge Wedding Barn Offers

  • Wedding Barn and Reception Barn (with enchanting outdoor ceremony sites including the Enchanted Forest and 2 pond ceremony sites with arbor and gazebo!)

  • Although personalized service is available, your wedding day can be your own creation including your own personal vendors. Complete wedding planning is available through the owner, Debbie Little.

  • Table Linens (with select packages)

  • Complimentary Fashionable Photo Booth (with select packages)

  • Dry Ice Machine for Bride & Groom’s First Dance on a “Cloud!” (with select packages)

  • Short Wagon Ride for Your Guests from our Parking Area to and from the Ceremony Site and to Wedding Barn and Reception Barn!

  • Spacious Parking Lot Area in Walking Distance of both Barns and Ceremony Sites

  • VIP Parking for Bride (Plus Designated Convenient Parking for Vendors, Hair + Makeup, Personal Family Members and Handicapped)

  • Complimentary VIP Wagon Ride to Ceremony Site for Wedding Party (and Bride to follow!)

  • Fire Pit to Close your Evening Down - especially Nice with Guitarists! (with select packages)

  • New! Triple Diamond Inclusive Collection - for the bride wanting a stress-free wedding. (package includes all the makings for a fairytale wedding including sit down dinner with china!)

Perks

  • 50-Acre Property

  • Beautiful Swing Hanging from a Towering Tree (a favorite photo spot!)

  • Reception Barn + Wedding Barn Always Draped

  • Beautiful Organza creates a Romantic Feel

  • Recently Added 2 Sets of Swans in the Front & Back Ponds (additional charm!)

  • Amazing Back Up Plan in Case of Rain (see FAQ below!)

  • Reception Barn has Beautiful Lighting (including a majestic chandelier hanging over the center of the dance floor!)

  • Oversized Restroom Facilities located inside the Reception Barn

  • Beautiful Bridal Cottage (complete with a parlor offering hair and makeup bars and hair salon station)

  • Groom's Room is Privately Adjacent

  • Enjoy Your Honeymoon night in the Bridal Suite (complete with a king-size custom-made log bed and hot tub on the deck - available with most packages.)

  • Come on the Day Before your Wedding Day to Decorate for a Nominal Fee

  • Schedule a Rehearsal/Rehearsal Cookout and Finish the Evening by the Fire Pit

Wedding Capacity:

Wedding Barn, Reception Barn and Outdoor Ceremony Sites can accommodate up to 200 guests, although our occupancy is certified for 289.

If you are planning a small intimate wedding, we have our romantic "Little Wedding" Collection that provides anywhere from 2 to 25 guests.


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Fun Facts!

Red River Gorge Wedding Barn and Outdoor Ceremonies is unique having 2 vintage barns, a Reception Barn and a Wedding Barn. This venue has been awarded one of the top must see historic venues across the USA! This beautiful wedding destination is only 4 miles from Natural Bridge State Park and surrounded by the Red River Gorge. This venue works closely with 5 Star Cabin Rental, where your wedding guests may receive a special discounted rate when they mention the registered Bride and Groom. Red River Gorge Wedding Barn and Outdoor Ceremonies appreciates our military and offers a discount to those who are serving or who have served!


Red River Gorge FAQ


What prices do packages start at?

We offer wedding package collections at very competitive pricing.


How does catering work?

Our Bride and Groom's are always welcome to provide their own vendors or choose from our amazing vendor selection.


How do decorations work?

Our new Triple Diamond Inclusive Collection offers an array of detailed attention for a stress-free wedding day fit for a Princess! Our traditional wedding collections invite the Bride and Groom to create their own story, providing their own decor to an already elegant setting of chandeliers, edison lights and organza drapings.


What is the rain plan?

Our venue is unique having two Barns, a Wedding Barn and a Reception Barn as well as beautiful outdoor ceremony sites. If you are an outdoor Bride and Groom and run into inclement weather, no worries! We have a beautiful organza adorned Wedding Barn ready for your back-up plan. Our beautiful wedding barn is complete with stained glass, church pews and chandeliers will be ready for you to step into!



For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!


Red River Gorge Wedding Barn

400 Glencairn Rd. Rogers, Kentucky

Phone number: (606)359-3594 or (240) MARRY ME

Website: www.redrivergorgeweddingbarn.com



#6 The Apiary - Lexington, Kentucky

For the Sleek, Sophisticated “Hive” Kentucky Wedding…


Are you dreaming of a sophisticated wedding day, where every detail of the day is filled with beauty and grace? The Apiary means “a place where bees are kept.” We absolutely love this beautiful and unique “bee-hive” wedding venue in Downtown Lexington. The Apiary is truly a hidden gem! This venue blends Southern hospitality with old-world craftsmanship. You will be hard pressed to find another venue in Downtown Lexington with this much sophistication and timeless beauty wrapped in one, with plenty of indoor and outdoor flow for your guests and unbelievably delicious on-site catering. Nestled behind historic brick walls crawling with ivy, this distinctly urban space is simultaneously grand and intimate, making Apiary the perfect choice for your wedding.

The Apiary Offers

  • Outdoor Ceremony

  • Indoor Reception

  • Delicious On-Site Catering

  • Beautiful Decor

  • 18 Foot-Tall Windows

  • Beautiful Outdoor Gardens

  • Cocktail Lounge

Perks

  • Bridal Suite

  • Changing Rooms Onsite

  • Street Parking

  • WiFi

  • Dining Chairs

  • Dining Tables

  • Onsite Restrooms

  • Gorgeous Decor

  • Unbelievable Setup for Ceremonies & Receptions

Wedding Capacity: We have a 30 person minimum for all events. Our maximum seated capacity is 175 for weddings. This allows space for music and dancing. If a dance floor is not needed, we can seat 200. Our maximum Standing Cocktail capacity is 275.



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Photo Credits: Melanie Mauer, Anekdota Studio Wedding Photography, Whitney Neal studios, Amy Osaba, Amy Campbell Photography, Brandi Potter Photography, Leslee Mitchell, Love Hunters