Oldham KY Event Space

Places To Gather in Oldham, Kentucky

Oldham, KY Meetings, Event Spaces & Weddings

Oldham County, Kentucky – Come Meet In The Middle

Whether you are looking for meeting or convention space, a wedding venue, or outdoor event space, we at Oldham KY Tourism & Conventions are proud to offer a personal touch to having your event in our community. It’s difficult to plan the details when you are trying to put together an event in an unfamiliar place. That’s why we not only offer event space of all sizes, we offer a personal touch with our event planning assistance as well! Come meet 20 minutes from downtown Louisville and 70 minutes from Cincinnati, OH on I-71.

 

We love groups! Be sure to check out our Stay page if you are looking for special overnight stays such as Home Rentals that sleep up to 14 guests. Some have gorgeous outdoor event spaces for off-site receptions.  During your stay, you will be close to your regional Kentucky favorites such as the Kentucky Derby Museum, Churchill Downs, Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum, the Creation Museum & Ark Encounter, and the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass without the heavy traffic and congestion of the city!

 

Complimentary Planning Assistance is available for Events of 10 guests or more!
Caterers, entertainers, group tour excursions, event locations, meeting equipment, transportation, restaurant meals, itinerary planning, photographers, and lodging are our specialty! Contact Kim Hydes in the Tourism Office for more personalized information and brochures.

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    The Dennis Deibel Barn at the Maples (Crestwood, KY)

    6826 Highway 22, Crestwood, KY  40014 (Directions)
    (502) 241-7088
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    Group Size: 100 seated, 150 cocktail style, 200 assembly/presentation-style seating
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    Approved list of vendors is provided. Approved caterers’ list is also provided.
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     This 1600 square foot replica livestock barn has a vaulted ceiling with schoolhouse-style pendant lighting and beautiful shiplap pine interior with heating and air conditioning. Audio visual components are available: surround sound with projector and screen. Alcohol permitted with use of licensed bartender.

     

    Uniqueness:  Sitting within the pastoral 22 acre Maples Park, this 4 season barn was built as a replica of the circa 1905 dairy barn that previously sat on the same location. The property was once a boutique farm and has other unique buildings and new park features. The barn interior displays a carriage once owned by the original family and historic imagery of Crestwood. A garage roll-up door allows for use of the adjacent greenhouse space for a band or refreshment table. There is a small caterer’s area with mop sink or other adjacent buildings can be used for catering for larger events. Additional parking is available adjacent to the park.

    CityPlace Event Center (La Grange, KY)

    112 S. First Avenue, La Grange, KY  40031 (Directions)
    (502) 225-0870 (Cheryl Gurr)
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    Group Size: 250, 650, 1300. 2 Pavilions and 1 Outdoor Plaza. Corporate receptions, business meetings, conventions, outdoor events. Not available for weddings.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Approved list of vendors is provided. Approved caterers’ list is also provided.
    Amenities:  
    No commercial kitchen. Alcohol not permitted.

     

    Uniqueness:   High-tech capabilities within and between pavilions. Walking distance of Main Street La Grange shopping and dining.

     

    The two pavilions at CityPlace total 12,000 square feet of enclosed, climate controlled space with state-of-the-art technology, cordless microphones and free public Wi-Fi. Pavilion 1 is 5,500 square feet in size with eight large screen HDTVs and Pavilion 2 is 6,500 square feet with six large screen HDTVs. Both pavilions include broadcast capability from almost any device and streaming through ClickShare or Apple TV. Stage lighting and built-in capability to livestream events into any CityPlace facility are also available.

     

    The outdoor Plaza at CityPlace features a 22,500 square foot “park like” setting with a water feature that runs year round and is lit at night. The beautifully manicured landscape provides the perfect setting for outdoor events with the potential to seat up to 1,300 people. The Plaza, adjacent to Pavilion 1 includes theatrical lighting on the covered porch, a built-in sound system and camera port to livestream events into any  CityPlace facility.

     

    Groups often rent the entire CityPlace campus for events such as art fairs, small conventions, festivals, concerts, day retreats, and proms. Free parking available.

    Upstairs on Main & The Gallery at Gatewood (La Grange, KY)

    125 E. Main Street, La Grange, KY (Directions)
    Upstairs & downstairs available
    (502) 530-0380 (Julia Koontz)
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    Group Size:  Up to 200 guests can be accommodated in two distinctively appointed event spaces for Wedding Events, Family Celebrations, as well as Networking and Business Events (Meetings, Cocktail Parties, Fundraising Galas)!
    Tables and Chairs: 
    All events are inclusive of tables and features gorgeous Fruitwood Cross-Back Chairs at Upstairs on Main and elegant “Ghost” Chiavari Chairs on the lower level at The Gallery at Gatewood.
    Amenities: 
    Both Upstairs on Main and The Gallery at Gatewood offer Event Coordination assistance, Prep Kitchens for catering and an Open Vendor Policy. Several Alcohol Packages are available to choose from. All-inclusive Décor Packages are also available. Additionally, The Gallery at Gatewood features a complimentary, built-in 8×8 BackdropWall perfect for photos or banners.

     

    Uniqueness:   Both Upstairs on Main and The Gallery at Gatewood Event Venues are located in the elegantly renovated Gatewood Building at 125 East Main St in the Historic District of La Grange.  Originally constructed in 1908, the nearly 4,000 square foot building is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Tons of original charm and preserved history is evident throughout the building with exposed brick walls, original tin ceiling tiles, and hardwood floors!  Upstairs on Main was updated to present a 20’s Glam / Gatsby feel with beautiful chandeliers and elegant décor. It also features subtle L&N Railroad memorabilia given the significant railroad heritage in LaGrange. The Gallery at Gatewood was updated to present a European Gallery with an Urban edge.  Guests are greeted with astonishing 8’ crystal chandeliers. It also showcases a growing collection of Historic memorabilia relative to both the Gatewood Building and our Community.

    314 Exchange (Pewee Valley, KY)

    314 Mt. Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley, KY (Directions)
    (502) 759-4806 (Kacie Frentz)
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    Group Size:  130 seated plus Outdoor Courtyard. Weddings, receptions, business meetings, outdoor events
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Both provided
    Amenities:  
    Commercial kitchen for licensed caterers. Alcohol permitted with licensed bartender.

     

    Uniqueness:   Pewee Valley Central Park is the adjoining property complete with gazebo for small gatherings. Permanent dance floor.

     

    Located in the historic town of Pewee Valley, KY, known as the home of the “Little Colonel”, 314 Exchange combines the reclaimed charm of an 1880’s historic property with an open 3,500 square foot floor plan and a view of Pewee Valley Central Park, with its lush garden and gazebo. The elegant venue is laid out between 2 areas: the inside accommodates seating for dinner for up to 120 people and features a large permanent dance floor and band area. While the side lawn features a new stunning ceremony structure made from a reclaimed barn for hosting any kind of outdoor event. Caterer list and packages available on our website.

    Windy Meadows Equestrian & Event Center (La Grange, KY)

    1309 Bluegrass Parkway, La Grange, KY (Directions)
    (502) 608-6179 (Ellie Troutman)
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    Group Size:  200 in Barn, 150 in Event Center. Weddings, receptions, business meetings, indoor & outdoor spaces.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Vendor list provided, but some services can also be provided.
    Amenities:   Prep kitchen for licensed caterers. Alcohol permitted with licensed bartender. Handicap accessible, able to accommodate buses and lots of parking. Several bathrooms.

     

    Uniqueness:   Windy Meadows offers a Lexington style barn and an indoor event center, both on a working horse farm. Special props are also available.

     

    Windy Meadows Event Center offers a Lexington style barn for the wedding or event of your dreams. Our barn has been featured in a Hallmark Movie, has been used in a national T.V. commercial and a multitude of events. Already have your venue but need the perfect props? Bourbon Barrels, Bistro lighting, rustic tables & more! We would love to help you plan your event. Give us a call and come for a tour.

    Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve (Goshen, KY)

    12501 Harmony Landing Road, Goshen, KY (Directions)
    (502) 228-4362
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    Group Size:   130, 45. Weddings, receptions, business meetings, outdoor events
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Provided
    Amenities: 
    Kitchen available. Alcohol permitted with licensed bartender. You choose your caterer & entertainers.

     

    Uniqueness:  Beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding or event. Waterfalls and ponds make for a gorgeous backdrop. Lots of outdoor space and tents are welcomed!

     

    The Nature Center can host 130 for a sit-down dinner and the Field House hosts 45. Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve is a 170-acre scenic and popular destination. With 9 miles of wooded trails, 4 year-round springs, creeks and ponds, picnic pavilions and native grasslands, there are many recreational opportunities for the entire family. There is a natural history museum featuring a bird blind and a toddler’s magical forest play area. The 207-year-old historic Mahan Manor and Spring House are available for tours.

    Land O’ Goshen Farm Event Center (Goshen, KY)

    2800 Belknap Farm Rd., Goshen, KY
    (502) 387-1759 (Clair Belknap)

     

    Group Size:   200. Weddings, Receptions, Corporate Events, Birthdays, Fraternity & Sorority Retreats, Business Meetings, Derby Parties, and any other event or celebration you have planned.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Approved list of vendors is provided.
    Amenities:  
    Prep Room (for caterers), grooms room, bridal room, barn had running water (sinks and bathrooms built for 400), 375 acres of surrounding farmland, massive Amish built deck. Approved catering list provided.

     

    Uniqueness:  Amish carpenters were used from the beginning to the end of this build to ensure the southern charm feel would permeate throughout the barn. The Event Center is located at the back of the historic Belknap Farm overlooking Harrods Creek hill. Polished concrete floors, roofed outdoor spaces and indoor water fountains make this space unique.

     

    The area underneath roof is 6,700 square feet with an additional massive deck of 1,500 sq feet. The bridal room, grooms room, both bathrooms, and prep room are climate controlled. In addition, four sixty inch windmill fans were installed in the main hall to ensure plenty of air movement on the hotter summer and fall days. Water fountains were added inside the barn as well as shiny polished concrete floors! The lighting inside the barn is provided by LED hanging in mason jars suspended from the roof, and five chandeliers running down the middle. There are two things in abundance at Land O’ Goshen Farm Event Center: plenty of space and the quintessential southern barn charm.

    Duncan Memorial Chapel (Crestwood, KY)

    5600 Old Floydsburg Rd, Crestwood KY 40014 (Directions)
    (502) 241-9151
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    Group Size:   up to 150. Wedding ceremonies
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    Pews provided
    Amenities: 
    Chapel, beautifully landscapes grounds, pond, stone aisle to the altar and stained glass windows

     

    Uniqueness:  The Chapel, built in the English Gothic architecture style, is surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds including a reflective pond, perfect for wedding portraits. Walk down the stone aisle to the altar and be bathed in the light from large, colorful stained glass windows. The inside of the chapel is as beautiful as the outside and you won’t find a more picturesque setting for your wedding.

     

    What better setting for a wedding than a chapel built as a memorial to a beloved wife?

    Valaterra Spiritual Retreat Center (La Grange, KY)

    7101 Shrader Lane, La Grange, KY  40031 (Directions)

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    Group Size:   Retreats
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Vendor list provided.
    Amenities: 
    Many outdoor and indoor spaces. Full kitchen, downstairs meeting room and upstairs open spaces.

     

    Uniqueness:  Spiritual retreats, wellness visits, workshops, corporate retreats, hiking trails, gorgeous views, outdoor meeting spaces on protected land.

     

    Everyone has their own reasons for a personal or group retreat and Valaterra offers space for private individual or small group retreats. The Sanctuary House and 100+ acre property are truly a ‘get away from it all’ location only a short drive from Louisville in Oldham County. Valaterra is located on over 100 acres amidst some of the most forested property along Harrods Creek. A connection with the land is encouraged through hiking trails and outdoor meeting spaces among large boulders, rocky cliffs and wild flowers. Valaterra offers a private, comfortable and peaceful environment for your next workshop. The Sanctuary house is ideal if your workshop is for a couple of days, a week, or just a day trip.

    Hometown Pizza Events & Catering (La Grange)

    La Grange Square Shopping Center, 302 S. 1st St, La Grange, KY  40031 (Directions)
    (502) 817-4437  (Donna Sabo)
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    Group Size:  20-100+. Indoor Space. Weddings, receptions, boardroom-style meeting spaces.
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    Provided
    Amenities:  
    Catered by Hometown Pizza.

     

    Uniqueness:   The perfect space for your business meeting or small reception. Personalized service and food prepared onsite.

     

    Fresh, delicious and perfect for any business or personal occasion. We can serve as few as 20 or more than 100. We have a dedicated team of people ready to help you plan, prepare and execute your next event.

    John W. Black Community Center (La Grange, KY)

    1551 North Hwy 393, La Grange, KY  40031 (Directions)
    (502) 225-0655 (Cathy Clore)
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    Group Size:   50-275. 3 adjoining spaces available with movable walls. Receptions, parties, business meetings, conferences.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Provided
    Amenities:  
    Caterer prep kitchen. No commercial kitchen. Alcohol permitted with licensed bartender. Caterer list provided.

     

    Uniqueness:  On the grounds of Wendell Moore Park and Oldham County Aquatic Center. AV equipment available. 3 adjustable room sizes.

     

    On the grounds of Wendell Moore Park with a 65-acre lake, picnic shelters, volleyball court and aquatic center. Meeting space for conferences, seminars, corporate meetings and other professional gatherings. Full kitchen facility and alcohol friendly.

    Soiree Event Hall (Crestwood, KY)

    6200 Crestwood Station, Ste. 5&6, Crestwood, KY 40014 (Directions)
    (502) 777-9856 (Jan Viehmann)
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    Group Size:   Up to 200. Receptions, parties, business meetings, conferences.
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    Provided
    Amenities:  
    Prep kitchen only (not cooking). Alcohol permitted. Bar staff and audio/video personnel provided. Use your own caterer.

     

    Uniqueness: Use your own caterer/food prep. Bar staff and audio video personnel are provided. We setup and tear down. You decorate!

     

    Oldham County’s newest, most versatile event space meets the practical and aesthetic needs of even the most discriminating clientele. Ideal for dance and musical performances, lessons and rehearsals. In addition, the elegant Soiree environment naturally lends itself to private parties, conferences, luncheons, and company banquets.

    Taylor Creek Farm (Crestwood, KY)

    7980 Hanna Road, Crestwood, KY 40014 (Directions)
    (502) 515-7265 (Shelly McGowan)

     

    Group Size:   Up to 240. Receptions, parties, business meetings, conferences.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Provided
    Amenities:  
    Rental includes 7 days to set up and tear down. Catering, bar service and event planner are also available for additional cost. Great outdoor space as well.

     

    Uniqueness: Location also offers bridal suites for dressing. Huge farm with gorgeous surroundings. Does not include accommodations, but all other services are available with one call!

    The Barn at Twin Lakes (Smithfield, KY)

    6305 S. Highway 53, Smithfield, KY (Directions)
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    Group Size:   Up to 350. Receptions, parties, business meetings, conferences.
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    A list of vendors is provided
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    A wooden tobacco barn, built in the early 1900’s, is located to the left of “the barn at Twin Lakes” and makes an ideal location for pictures. Upon entering the grounds through the stone pillars, one can see The Twin lakes on either side of the drive. The Road winds up the hilltop overlooking the lush green fields to “The Barn.” the scenic view, the blackboard fences, and Lakes create a stunning background for photos.

     

    Uniqueness:  The Barn at Twin Lakes is a versatile venue for weddings, corporate functions, political events, concerts and your special occasion. The Barn is located on a picturesque hilltop, overlooking two lakes with stone pillar entrances. We are conveniently located near Oldham and Shelby Counties in Kentucky.

    The Chapel at Apple Patch (Crestwood)

    7900 Apple Patch Way, Crestwood, KY 40014 (Directions)
    (502) 657-0103 (Jennifer O’Bryan)
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    Group Size:   Up to 80. Weddings, small meetings
    Tables and Chairs: 
    Upholstered chairs provided
    Amenities: 
    Beveled glass door and large windows for natural light. Gazebo and small pond.

     

    Uniqueness: Perfect for small weddings! Gazebo, pond and gardens allow for beautiful wedding photos.

     

    The Chapel at Apple Patch is situated in a quiet, country setting. Can also be rented as the perfect meeting space. For weddings, this chapel also has a charming gazebo and small pond. 80 person capacity. Covered gazebo overlooking beautiful gardens and secluded pond – ideal backdrop for photos. Perfect for “green” ceremonies. Large windows, which provide an abundance of natural light!

    The Inn at Spring Run Farm (Prospect, KY)

    10200 Covered Bridge Rd, Prospect, KY  40059 (Directions)
    (502) 228-1426  (Jeff Perellis)
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    Group Size:   40, 80, 175. Indoor, Large Patio, Farmland, and Horse Arena Spaces. Small weddings, receptions, BBQs, team-building spaces.
    Tables and Chairs: 
    A list of preferred vendors and caterers is provided
    Amenities:  
    Caterer prep kitchen. No commercial kitchen. Alcohol permitted with licensed bartender

     

    Uniqueness:  Chef-owned. Overnight accommodations for 14 on a true Kentucky horse farm with an arena.

     

    The Inn at Spring Run Farm is a delightful party venue that can also be used for fundraisers, meetings, and team building.  Being located on a 40 acres horse farm only 25 minutes from downtown Louisville it makes for the perfect “Kentucky” setting.  For smaller receptions, the Inn itself can accommodate up to 40 people inside and up to 80 when able to utilize the wonderful patio.  For outdoor wedding and larger gathering, the beautiful farm can be utilized.  The Indoor Arena can accommodate up to 175 guests for a hoe down and barbecue party.

    Waldeck Mansion (Crestwood, KY)

    5900 W. Highway 22, Crestwood, KY (Directions)
    (502) 241-6550 (Bev Mazurowski)
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    Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (Crestwood, KY)

    6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY (Directions)
    (502) 241-4788
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    Group Size:   40-400. Weddings, receptions, business meetings, conferences
    Tables and Chairs:  Approved vendor list provided. Catering list provided.
    Amenities: 
    Event spaces include a castle, Gheens Barn, Upper Pavilion, Rock House area, The Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion

     

    Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is the former home, garden, and commercial nursery of the late Theodore Klein, an internationally known nurseryman and plant expert. Starting in 2002 and continuing to today, Klein’s unique collection of rare garden plants, display gardens, and architectural features have been developed into a major horticultural display, education, and research center. Yew Dell is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places and was designated one of the top ten destination gardens in the U.S. by Horticulture Magazine.

     

    Because of its natural beauty, Yew Dell is a wonderful setting for weddings, special occasion celebrations, corporate meetings and other events. Facilities include: The Castle, Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion, Gheens Barn, Peyton Samuel Head Trust Pavilion, and event lawn, which can all be rented individually or as part of a full grounds rental. If you are looking for a naturally gorgeous setting out of a fairy tale, Yew Dell is the venue.