Central Kentucky has no shortage of incredible places to get married. But a few stand out for their history, beauty, and ties to Lexington. So if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind venue that could only be here in the Bluegrass, consider this list a good place to start.

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  1. Keeneland: With a variety of locations to choose from on Keeneland’s historic grounds, you’ll be able to find the perfect space for your day. Looking to get married in a historic mansion, a gorgeous barn, or with a view of the track? Keeneland has a space for you. No matter what you choose, you’ll have an iconic setting, gorgeous views of this National Historic Landmark, and Keeneland’s experienced hospitality staff to help your day go perfectly.

Kentucky Castle

  1. The Kentucky Castle: One of the region’s most unusual structures, this is one location that your guests won’t have any problems finding. This eight-turreted castle with 70-foot-high towers was built as a private residence in 1969, but today it’s one of the region’s most celebrated wedding and event venues. If you’re looking for the perfect fairytale wedding, it’s hard to beat this location. 

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  1. Round Barn: On the grounds of the historic Red Mile harness track, the Round Barn is one of Lexington's treasured landmarks. An elegant and unique event space, capacity is 500 for a party using both levels, or a banquet for 250 to 300. Managed by exclusive caterer, Bayou Bluegrass Catering.

Saxony Farm

  1. The Polo Barn at Saxony Farm: Nestled in the serene natural beauty of Kentucky’s rolling Bluegrass countryside, Saxony Farm offers a range of entertaining spaces to suit any wedding for up to 200 guests. With two polo barns that border a large grassy area lined with mature burr oak, pecan and sycamore trees it delivers stunning rural views to create a distinctive setting for making memories.

21c Wedding Event Space

  1. 21c Museum Hotel: Whatever your needs, the 21c Lexington team is ready to create lasting memories for you and your guests! Celebrate, meet and revel in beautiful light-filled event spaces that feature contemporary art from the 21c collection. And for a truly unique Lexington experience, a private dining room is located in the restored safe from the original bank.

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  1. The Clerestory at Greyline: Housed in a former bus depot & inspired by the original architecture of the space, Clerestory was created to meet a need for large events. With an open layout surrounded by walls of original windows, their vision was to keep a nod to the origins of the building while accommodating up to 400 people in a fresh, elevated, yet industrial space.


  1. Limestone Hall: Located in the heart of downtown in Lexington's newly-renovated historic courthouse, Limestone Hall’s showpiece is a stunning view of the courthouse’s restored dome, studded with twinkling lights. With an on-site catering kitchen, soundproof doors and a location that can’t be beaten (it’s just upstairs from the Lexington Visitor Center--perfect for out-of-town guests) it combines Lexington’s rich history with plenty of modern touches. 

Manchester Music Hall

  1. Manchester Music Hall: Located in one of the original Ashland Distillery bourbon warehouses—the first registered distillery in Lexington—this live music venue is also a one-of-a-kind event space. And for the afterparty, the Distillery District restaurants, bars, distilleries and breweries are just down the road.

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  1. Kentucky Horse Park: For a venue that’s equal part Kentucky landscape and Kentucky horses, it’s hard to beat the Kentucky Horse Park. The Horse Park features indoor and outdoor venue options including barns, historic homes, and iconic Horse Park views (you can get married in front of the Man o’ War statue!) and extra touches like horse-drawn carriage rides. 


  1. Castle & Key Distillery: Can’t decide between a castle and a distillery? Get both at Castle & Key, located in the historic Old Taylor Distillery just outside Frankfort. With beautifully-landscaped grounds and sunken gardens surrounding a building that looks like a limestone castle, this working distillery offers a truly unique venue for your Central Kentucky wedding.The Apiary

  2. Apiary Catering & Events: This spectacular downtown venue transports guests into a hidden world that blends Southern hospitality with old-world craftsmanship. A distinctly urban space, the Apiary is simultaneously grand and intimate. An elegant location for your special event, they also do off-site catering. Accommodates groups up to 300 people.Fasig Tipton

  3. Fasig-Tipton: Primarily a horse sales entity, historic Fasig-Tipton is unexpectedly elegant. Complete with a tree-lined drive, marble floored entry way, domed ceiling and parquet floors, the facilities are ideal for ceremonies and receptions. On-site catering is provided and it can accommodate weddings of all sizes. Capacity—Dining Room: 500 standing, 350 rounds; Outside Walking Ring: 400 standing, Bar 100 seated; Sales Pavilion: 1000 theater-style, Bar 100 seated.