Venues

We have catered events in many spectacular places in the Bluegrass. Each place is unique in its requirements and amenities therefore, we need to confirm your event site in order to price your event appropriately. Dupree Catering + Events is on the approved caterers list for the following sites:

 

Phone: (859) 231-1219

The museum is located at Blue Grass Airport

4029 Airport Road

Lexington, Kentucky 40510

 

Phone: (859) 255-2951

161 North Mill Street

Lexington KY 40507

 

Housed in a Beaux Art classical style building dating to 1904, ArtsPlace is a multipurpose arts center. An art gallery showcases the works of Central Kentucky artists. ArtsPlace is an elegant location for meetings, receptions or parties. The Performance Hall, Board Room and Gallery are available for rental, with a combined standing capacity of 250 people.

 

Phone: (859) 548-4922

Email:  info@ashleyinnbandb.com

9863 Lexington Road

Lancaster, KY 40444

 

The Ashley Inn and 130 acres of surrounding grounds make the perfect setting for any special event from small family gatherings to huge celebrations. Our covered Carriage House pavilion accommodates up to 400 guests, and the Inn offers elegant dining and conference rooms for your next corporate meeting or party.

 

Cynthia Long

545 Sayre Avenue

Lexington KY 40508

 

The architect of the Bell House borrowed the best from the Greek, Queen Anne and Romantic styles to design this beautiful home. The open atmosphere of the first floor makes it conducive to receptions and parties of up to 150 people standing. Room for 85 seated theater style. Outside catering is allowed, as is alcohol (with a special fee).

phone: (502) 564-3000

 

Historic Properties offers the use of the Berry Hill Mansion for special events including, but not limited to: meetings, weddings, receptions, parties, luncheons and dinners. The Berry Mansion provides a formal and elegant setting and backdrop for any special event and may accommodate groups with up to 250 guests (with special limitations/guidelines for larger parties). The building is available for weekday, weeknight and weekend rental, with the exception of state holidays.

Phone (859) 259-1266

200 Market Street

Lexington KY 40507

 

Built in 1814, this three story Kentucky Federal style home is perfect for professional receptions and cocktail parties of up to 150 people. The perennial garden area behind the home may also be used for outdoor parties.

 

 

Email: chinagrovegardens@gmail.com

9086 Old Richmond Road

Lexington, Kentucky 40515

 

 

 

Phone (502) 863-1575 ext 101

800 Cincinnati Pike

Suite 3

Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

 

 

Phone: (859) 622-7469

Email: debbie.hoskins@eku.edu

521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY 40475-3102

 

Floor area: 128,885 square feet

Just 20 minutes from Lexington

Located one mile from I-75 (Exit 87)

2100-seat Broadway- and concert-quality performance hall

Space available for weddings, private dinners, receptions, and meetings

Grand lobby suitable for multiple event types

Media accessible

 

Phone: 502-564-5335

Frankfort Convention Center

405 Mero Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

The Convention Center, with the adjoining Fountain Place Shoppes and a 189-unit luxury hotel may beused for: Conventions, Basketball, Concerts, Banquets, Rallies, Trade Shows, Closed Circuit TV, Boxing-Wrestling, Circus and Large Spectator Events.

 

Phone: 305.968.3075

Email: elizabeth@eventsatglenlary.com

Elizabeth Kirsch

Paris, KY

 

The GlenLary Estate, built in 1840, is located in the heart of the Bluegrass. As well as being a magnificent estate, GlenLary is also a working thoroughbred race horse farm. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate event, or charity gala, GlenLary speaks elegance without saying a word.

 

Phone: 859-619-5929

Email: foxbrookfarmky@gmail.com

169 Muir Lane

Georgetown, KY  40324

 

Foxbrook Farm is a First Class Event Facility offering a spectacular venue for Weddings, Corporate Functions, Charity fundraisers, Galas, and Private Parties. Foxbrook Farm provides the event venue and you can customize the rest.  The farm is located less than 15 minutes West of Lexington, Kentucky.

 

Phone: 502.216.4557

Email: info@eventsathemlocksprings.com

1233 Booth Ridge Rd.

Campton, KY 41301

 

Events at Hemlock Springs provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding day or special event. Nestled in the heart of Kentucky’s Appalachian Mountains, conveniently located just one hour east from Lexington, Kentucky, we are close to a metropolitan area that provides high-end vendors, yet far enough to provide serenity and privacy. Positioned between Natural Bridge State Resort Park and the Red River Gorge Geological Area in “Naturally Gorgeous” Wolfe County, our property sits within the heart of the adventure capitol of Kentucky.

 

Phone: 859.527.3584

Email: info@hevineyards.com

5199 Combs Ferry Rd

Winchester, Kentucky

 

Harkness Edwards Vineyards is a family owned vineyard and winery located along the Kentucky River Valley. Our vision is to create a quality local wine.  Come to our tasting room and we will give take you away from the daily grind so you can enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience. Call or email to make an appointment and we will guide you through our artisan made wine.

 

Phone: (859) 233-3290

201 North Mill Street

Lexington KY 40507

 

Built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, one of Lexington’s most prominent citizens of the time and the area’s first millionaire, this Federal-style house is a living museum representing the days when Lexington was known as the “Athens of the West.” The property includes a Civil War Museum featuring artifacts that belonged to Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and a period garden. Weather permitting, a guided tour of the historic Gratz Park neighborhood can be added to the house tour with advance notice. The Hunt-Morgan house is available for special events. Guests for your reception, meeting, luncheon, or dinner party will admire the three-story cantilevered staircase, walled courtyard, fine Kentucky furniture, and early 19th century portraits and porcelains. Capacity: Morgan Rm. 75 standing/Garden 300 Open Weds, Thurs, Fri and Sun, 1:15 to 4:15 and Sat 10:15 to 3:15. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, major holidays and mid-December through March1. Tour time: 45 minutes to 1 hour. Group rate: Yes.

 

Jeptha Creed is crafting the next generation of high-end heritage distilled spirits and foods. At Jeptha Creed, we use old fashioned methods to meet today’s demanding modern tastes. It means we believe in using only the finest ingredients, locally grown and sourced, to ensure our products meet our customer’s highest expectations for quality and flavor. You could say we’re history in the making, but we’re really making old fashion new.

 

Phone: (502) 564-1792, ext. 4558

Nina Elmore

100 W Broadway

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

The 4,000-square-foot Brown-Forman Room is the perfect setting for workshops lectures, meetings, seminars, receptions and dinners. The room is ideal for big or small events and can seat as many as 200 theater-style and up to 160 for a sit-down reception. Located on the first floor of the Center, the Brown-Forman Room is easily accessible, attractive, functional and private. It opens onto the Cralle Day Garden, a lovely green space in the heart of historic downtown Frankfort. The walled garden provides expanded space for your event and is bordered by Clinton and Ann Streets, the Center and the Old Governor’s Mansion, now the home of Kentucky’s lieutenant governor.

 

Phone: (859) 231-6997

Fred Mills

214 East Main Street

Lexington KY 40507

 

This Romanesque-style theater built in 1922 was restored to its original grandeur in 1992. As a special event facility the Kentucky Theater can accommodate up to 800. The adjacent State Theater, under the same management, has a capacity of 350 and is equipped for video teleconferencing.

 

 

Phone: (859) 233-4567 Ext 3286 or Ext 3289

401 West Short Street

Lexington KY 40507

 

Originally constructed in the 1880’s, the Opera House was restored to its original splendor in 1976. Home stage for the “Broadway Live” series and many local arts groups, this Lexington landmark is also available for rental for special events. Maximum seating: 1027. The lower level pub area offers a unique setting for receptions and small parties.

 

Phone: (502) 227.2560

202 Wilkinson Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Liberty Hall Historic Site offers its grounds for private rentals, including wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, and other special events. The Garden is available for rental the second Saturday of May (weekend after Derby Day) through the second Saturday of October. Liberty Hall Historic Site events have preference when scheduling use of the grounds.

 

 

Phone: (502) 227.2560

202 Wilkinson Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Located conveniently in the heart of downtown Lexington, The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center provides a multitude of beautiful & unique spaces to cater to a huge variety of events - from concerts to comedy nights, weddings to birthday parties, square dances to company meetings - look below and see if we are the right venue for your occasion!

 

 

Phone: (606) 422-2235

Email: booking@manchestermusichall.com

899 Manchester Street

Lexington, KY, 40508

 

Manchester Music Hall is for more than just a good rock-and-roll gig, this space is perfect for your next wedding reception, corporate function, celebration, and more! Our space can accommodate 1,100 people cocktail style, and 400-750 people for a seated affair - the stage is already installed and doesn't take away from your capacity. MMH operates and manages all bar functions and alcohol sales, according to the city and state A.B.C. laws. The facility can be rented for concerts, weddings, conventions, corporate events, fundraisers, and more. Rental of the space includes both our parking lots. For more information please drop us a line!

- Capacity 1100 Standing / 750 Seated

- Accessible Dressing rooms / green rooms with full bathrooms

- Prep Area

- Production / Sound engineer assistance provided in house

 

 

Phone: (859) 272-3414

Email: info@celebrationcenteroflexington.com

1509 Trent Boulevard

Lexington, KY 40515

 

The Celebration Center of Lexington is a stunningly beautiful, strikingly appointed and comfortable place like none other in Kentucky. Before you select a facility for your next special occasion you owe it to yourself to visit the Celebration Center of Lexington.

 

Perfect for events hosted by your  business, church group, civic organization, and neighborhood association. Including: christenings, mitzvahs, birthdays, receptions, weddings, anniversaries, reunions, retirement parties, and class reunions.

 

 

Phone: (859) 544-0311

5028 Ashgrove Road

Nicholasville, KY 40356

 

Moonlight Fields also provides: an onsite assistant to make sure you have what you need, several options for ceremony locations, patio reception area with pond, waterfall and fire pit, endless variety of photo settings including paddocks, floral gardens, pond, barn and more, spacious, private changing room for bride, use of a freezer and a refrigerator, multiple source electrical power, some rustic decor pieces (table center pieces, barrels, jars, etc.)

 

 

Phone: (502) 635-8053

720 Oxmoor Avenue

Louisville, KY 40222

 

Premiere venue in Louisville.

 

Phone: (859) 252-3668

Email: rhh@saxonyfarm.net

Rosie Hundley

Versailles, Kentucky 40383

 

Situated in the heart of Kentucky’s famous Bluegrass region, the Polo Barn at Saxony Farm is a truly unique setting for your wedding day. Family owned and operated for over 45 years, this fully functioning Thoroughbred horse farm offers a one-of-a-kind venue. With both indoor and outdoor spaces available it is perfect setting for any event. The site offers two polo barns that border a grassy area lined with mature bur oak, maple, pecan and sycamore trees. There is ample space for a tent with a custom designed terrace area to accommodate wedding guests. The property also includes a newly built idyllic guest cottage specifically designed for the bridal party to prepare for the big day.

 

 

Phone: (800) 734-5611

info@shakervillageky.org

3501 Lexington Road

Harrodsburg KY 40330

 

From a rustic, restored tobacco barn to a remote dwelling with double parlor, covered porch and enclosed courtyard to the Shakers’ 1820 Meeting House, Shaker Village’s venues are unmatched. With 3,000 acres from which to choose, let Shaker Village be the backdrop for your special day.

 

 

Phone: (859) 277-6600 Ext. 1

3256 Lansdowne Drive

Lexington, KY 40502

 

The Grand Ballroom offers 4,000 square feet of flexible rental facilities, located right in the heart of Lexington. Included standard with this versatile banquet and reception hall is a 400 square foot marble dance floor, wall-to-wall windows, and oversized French doors opening onto an elegant terrace providing an additional 2,000 square feet for hosting guests outside. The Grand Ballroom also offers a versatile space that can be closed off to accommodate more intimate social affairs and small business meetings.

 

 

Phone: (859) 224-1417

185 W. Catnip Hill Road

Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356

 

The Barn at Springhouse Gardens is available rental. Just minutes from Lexington, our historic tobacco barn is now a breathtaking venue capturing the charm of days gone by, preserving the best of Kentucky’s traditional barn architecture and blending it with modern elegance. An outdoor sitting wall, patio and winding sidewalk connect The Barn to a charming gazebo and large lawn area which can accommodate a tent. The nearby original farmhouse can be rented for an additional charge as well as the adjacent Garden Center with its covered pergolas and pavilions.

 

 

Phone: (859) 879-9993

277 Rose Hill Avenue

Versailles, KY 40383

 

This is an incredible destination that skillfully combines elegant design, impeccable cleanliness with a gracious tangible sense of calm and welcome. A Storybook Inn is a wonderfully private venue. Our guests tell us that they feel they have escaped the world behind the old brick wall of the English courtyard. In the 50-foot glorious glass Conservatory (resembling an English Orangery) breakfast is served in the mornings and is a wonderfully lovely place for guests gather in the afternoon for dessert and nibbles...or just to be.  “Close to Everything, but worlds apart!”

 

 

Phone:

1865 Carpenter Pike

Versailles, KY

 

Phone:  (859) 971-9797

Email: events@talonwine.com

7086 Tates Creek Road

Lexington KY 40515

 

Talon Winery sits on 300 acres of rolling Bluegrass farmland with an original 18th century farmhouse. Take advantage of an intimate tasting room or the whole 300 acres–Talon Winery is a versatile setting for special events from 20 people and up. Utilize the 2nd floor or the whole farmhouse, the covered pavilion (seats 60), the grounds or the barn (seats up to 200).

 

 

Phone: (859) 288-2972

1400 Gainesway Drive

Lexington KY 40517

 

The traditional country club style of the Tates Creek Ballroom makes this facility ideal for receptions and parties. The Tates Creek Ballroom has the capacity for 175 seated and 250 standing. Alcohol is permitted (with a special fee) and outside catering is allowed. Golf course and aquatic center also available for use.

 

 

Phone: (859) 293-1853

3380 Paris Pike

Lexington KY 40511

 

This working Thoroughbred training facility is home to 1,000 horses. The Banquet Room/Lounge is decorated in classic equestrian style and will accommodate 200 people (rounds), 300 standing or 200 classroom. The Pavilion, where Thoroughbred auctions once took place, has amphitheater seating for 920 and is ideal for speakers, awards ceremonies, and seminars. The 10,000 square foot Holding Area has a barn-like atmosphere and accommodates 1000 standing or 600 seated for casual parties and barbeques. Meals can be catered upon request.

 

 

Phone: 859.257.4776

405 Rose Street

Lexington, KY 40506

 

This handsome brick and glass structure serves as a bridge between the University and the community and hosts a variety of arts performances and is home to the University of Kentucky Art Museum. The Concert Hall holds 1,500 while the Recital Hall has a capacity for up to 386 people. The President’s Room has a standing capacity of 125, 100 for lecture seating, and 50 classroom style.

 

Phone: 859.622.2200

1510 Lexington Road

Richmond, KY 40475

 

The University Club at Arlington offers two distinctly different venues to host weddings, parties, meetings, luncheons, and more!  Members and Guests may choose from the elegant sophistication of the Arlington Mansion or the casual rustic Mule Barn. With multiple ceremony sites,  flexible catering options and meticulously maintained grounds, Members and Guests can take pride in hosting their event at the University Club at Arlington.

 

Phone: 502.727.0640

2800 Shelbyville Road

Shelbyville, KY 40065

 

Located in the heart of Kentucky's horse country (but conveniently positioned near Louisville and Lexington), Walnut Way is a 200-acre historic equestrian estate featuring a number of options for exceptional wedding celebrations.  Walnut Way can accommodate ceremonies, receptions, or both - for events large and small. Walnut Way is available year round but only available for a limited number of events per year. Please inquire for availability and details!

 

Warrenwood Manor

3044 US Hwy 127 South

Danville, KY 40422

 

Warrenwood Manor offers a unique venue in an accessible yet picturesque location.  With 100-acres of rolling hills, mature trees and historic buildings, they offer the quintessential Kentucky experience for those seeking southern charm.  If you're this couple then Warrenwood Manor is the perfect venue for your wedding.

 

 

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