A bride and groom in their wedding attire stand close and smile for a portrait during the golden hour at Keeneland.

Lexington, Kentucky


The Romantic-est

Lexington's stylish venues, breathtaking bluegrass landscape, and convenient location at the crossroads of I-64 and I-75 make it the perfect location for a destination wedding. Here are some resources to help you plan an unforgettable ceremony in the Horse Capital of the World.

Closer Than You Think

Conveniently located at the intersection of I-64 and I-75, Lexington is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States. Flying in? Blue Grass Airport has dozens of direct flights and is just 10 minutes from downtown.

Driving Distances Map

Louisville, KY
77 miles
Cincinnati, OH
82 miles
Knoxville, TN
172 miles
Charleston, WV
176 miles
Indianapolis, IN
189 miles
Columbus, OH
189 miles
Nashville, TN
214 miles
Cleveland, OH
331 miles
St. Louis, MO
337 miles
Detroit, MI
345 miles
Pittsburgh, PA
372 miles
Chicago, IL
373 miles
Atlanta, GA
382 miles
Charlotte, NC
401 miles
Birmingham, AL
404 miles
Memphis, TN
422 miles
Milwaukee, WI
469 miles
Washington, DC
512 miles
Buffalo, NY
515 miles
Baltimore, MD
538 miles
Charleston, SC
542 miles
Norfolk, VA
583 miles
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“Lexington Ranks Among Top U.S. Cities for an Affordable Wedding”

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“Lexington is the best possible destination for your happiest day!”

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Unique Lexington Venues

Beautiful places, beautiful spaces. Browse these unique special event facilities in Lexington for ideas for your wedding or reception. If you just need a private dining space in a restaurant for a luncheon or breakfast, check out our list of restaurants with private rooms.

Keeneland Racecourse

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY, 40510
(859) 254-3412

With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, this national historic landmark is...

Apiary Catering & Events

218 Jefferson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508
(859) 254-2225

This spectacular downtown venue transports guests into a hidden world that blends Southern...

Castle & Key Distillery

4445 McCracken Pike, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 395-9070

Standing on the grounds of the Old Taylor Distillery built in 1887. Featuring a limestone castle,...

Wedding Services

Bakers. Photographers. DJs. Caterers. Coordinators. Lexington's wedding scene is overflowing with talent. Check out our vendor directory to find local services for every aspect of your day.

Wedding Details

From marriage licenses to the county clerk's office, learn more about all the details.