Couples looking to get married in the bustling city of Cincinnati, Ohio have their fill of choices when it comes to wedding venues for both wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Ranging from beautiful parks and country chapels to art museums and boutique historic hotels, there is a venue for nearly any taste, wedding style, or vision in and around the city. Cincinnati is even home to seven different garden venues for wedding celebrations throughout four of its city parks. There are plenty of choices whether weddings take place in the spring, summer, fall, or winter.
1.20th Century Theater
© 20th Century Theater
The 20th Century Theater provides a unique wedding venue for anyone who has every wanted to see their own name in lights. The historic theater in Cincinnati, Ohio was constructed back in the year 1941 and was built using the Neoclassical Modern style of architecture. This provides a distinct vintage atmosphere for elegant and unforgettable wedding ceremonies and receptions. Specials are offered on wedding packages for Friday nights, including a discount on the venue rental. All-inclusive wedding packages are also available for couples who want a stress-free wedding planning experience, including in-house videography, photography, and DJ services.
111 Hampton Street, Fort Worth, TX, Phone: 817-692-3228
© Anderson Pavilion
The Anderson Pavilion offers modern-day elegance, some of the city’s finest cuisine, sweeping garden views, a contemporary design, and several event spaces. The popular Cincinnati wedding venue boasts a conference-style facility that can accommodate more than 350 people, ideal for hosting a variety of special events. The beautiful Rose Garden offers a picturesque spot for wedding ceremonies or a cocktail-style reception. Another choice for an outdoor wedding is the Riverview Veranda, an expansive veranda with illuminated water curtains. This unique space is flanked by the Ohio River, the Roebling Suspension Bridge, Vine Street Cascades and Gardens, and Carol Ann’s Carousel.
8 E. Mehring Wa, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-978-1821
3.Bell Event Centre
© Bell Event Centre
The Bell Event Centre, which was formerly the St. Paul’s Church built in 1850, is now a beautiful and unique venue for weddings and other special events. The event space features original terrazzo flooring, stunning stained glass windows, hand-painted ceiling and wall murals, and vaulted ceilings. The elegant Bell Event Centre can accommodate up to 300 guests for a seated wedding reception or up to 250 for the wedding ceremony to be included at the venue as well. Services and amenities at the venue include suites for the bride and groom, a cobblestone courtyard, set up and clean up, service staff, and more.
444 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-852-2787
4.Carnegie Hall at Newport
The Carnegie Hall at Newport contains approximately ten thousand square feet of space across three floors available for couples to have exclusive use of for their wedding celebration, with each floor having its own specific use and ambiance. The elegant venue includes an outdoor picturesque Garden Terrace, personal suites, a Grand Ballroom, and the Elegant Foyer, providing enough space for up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception or up to 150 for a buffet-style or seated dinner reception. The Carnegie Hall at Newport offers an open vendor policy, allowing couples to serve their own alcohol and bring in their own caterer.
401 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: 513-469-6000
© Centennial Barn
The Centennial Barn is a popular event venue for outdoor, casual, rustic, or country wedding events. The historic barn was built back in the year 1898 and has since been renovated to feature a viewing loft, dance space, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound technology. The St. Clare Chapel, which is located on the 35-acre property as well, can provide an easy transition from the wedding ceremony to the reception. The picturesque grounds at the Centennial Barn include gardens, a terrace, and plenty of green space, offering tranquility and privacy. Use of the venue’s large kitchen is also included in the venue rental.
110 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45215, Phone: 513-761-1697
© Cincinnati Club
The Cincinnati Club near Fountain Square boasts a private club feel without the required membership. Undergoing an extensive renovation in 2018, the venue is an excellent example of Art Deco design and features four stunning venues for weddings and other special events. Guests enter through the gilded doors of The Cincinnati Club and ascend a marble staircase, giving off a feeling of stepping back into the past when beauty and grandeur were expected. There are four elegant banquet rooms for couples to choose from, including the Oak and Grill Room, which can accommodate as many as 300 guests.
30 Garfield Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 859-392-8267
Conveniently located around a mile and a half from the Cross County Highway, Lakeridge Hall offers an ideal place to host weddings both small and large. The venue offers courteous and polite staff, spacious dance floors, and abundant parking, along with wedding packages to fit nearly any budget. Lakeridge Hall can accommodate anywhere from 50 to 500 people for either elegant indoor weddings or a beautiful outdoor celebration by the lake. Event spaces available for wedding ceremonies and receptions include the Main Hall, the Grand Ballroom, the Terrace Room, the Garden Room, and the Conference Party Room.
7210 Pippin Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45239, Phone: 513-521-1112
© Leapin Lizard
The Leapin Lizard is an event venue situated in Cincinnati’s historic Covington Mainstrasse neighborhood. Formerly a United Methodist Church constructed back in 1886, and then used as an art gallery, the venue is now a fun and one-of-a-kind event space for weddings, corporate parties, birthday parties, shows, and much more. An operational pipe organ and original stained glass coexist with a variety of modern artwork in the space. The Leapin Lizard is a unique and affordable venue known for its friendly and experienced staff that strives to exceed expectations to make sure events are memorable, easy, and fun.
724 Main St, Covington, KY 41011, Phone: 513-509-0951
9.Longworth Hall Event Center
© Longworth Hall Event Center
The Longworth Hall Event Center in Cincinnati, Ohio is a historic venue noted on the National Register of Historic Places. The beautiful wedding venue features a luxurious and warm loft feel, more than a century old kiln brick walls, exposed wooden beams, and other natural elements. As guests enter through the two-story grand lobby, they are greeted with modern, sophisticated decor. The Longworth Hall Event Center is able to accommodate intimate weddings with just the couple’s closest friends and family members or a grand, lavish wedding reception complete with a seated dinner and a night of dancing.
700 West Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45203, Phone: 513-721-6000
© Newport Syndicate
The Newport Syndicate offers a venue for couples to host both their wedding ceremony and reception, taking away the need for guests to have to drive between the two events. The venue includes several different event spaces for couples to choose from, including the Grand Ballroom, the Flamingo Room, and the Oak Room. The flagship space is the Grand Ballroom, one of the largest in the Greater Cincinnati area, which can host weddings with 200 to 400 people. The Flamingo Room is great for smaller weddings with as many as 100 guests, while the Oak Room is ideal for rehearsal dinners.
18 East 5th St, Newport, KY 41073, Phone: 859-491-8000
11.Pinecroft at Crosley Estate
© Pinecroft at Crosley Estate
The Pinecroft at Crosley Estate provides a beautiful and historic setting for any couple wanting an elegant country wedding celebration in Cincinnati, Ohio. Couples and their wedding guests can experience the charm of the aristocratic English manor, but enjoy all of the available modern amenities as well hidden with the Gatsby-esque and alluring atmosphere. The Pinecroft at Crosley Estate offers a variety of spaces for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and the wedding reception across the estate grounds, ranging from the garden pavilion to the garden itself to the library, each possessing its own unique warmth and charm.
2366 Kipling Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45239, Phone: 513-841-9999
12.Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel
© Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel
The Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel is a luxury hotel situated in Cincinnati’s historic district. The venue boasts a contemporary interior design and more than fourteen thousand square feet of space for events. The most prominent event space at the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel is its Burnham Hall Ballroom, which was designed by the renowned architect David Burnham in 1901. The elegant ballroom features amazing panoramic city views and an opulent domed ceiling. There are also other more unique areas in the hotel. For example, the Private Dining Room also provides a great spot for rehearsal dinners or for small wedding receptions.
36 East Fourth St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-333-0000
13.The Backstage Event Center
© The Backstage Event Center
The Backstage Event Center offers views of the city, outdoor terrace seating, and rustic-modern and unique decor. With an experienced and knowledgeable team of professionals who strive to make events unforgettable, the venue is ideal for rehearsal dinners, cocktail parties, corporate events, and more. The Backstage Event Center features private restrooms, a glass Art Deco style elevator, hardwood flooring throughout, and exposed brick. Up to 300 of the couple’s friends and family can be accommodated for wedding celebrations at The Backstage, which provides a flexible and customizable floor plan. The vene is also fully-equipped for visual and audio needs.
625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-550-1869
© The Center
The Center in Cincinnati is an event venue grounded in rich local history and contemporary elegance, providing a great destination for weddings on the more whimsical side. Formerly the home of the city’s Contemporary Arts Center, the venue is located in the heart of the downtown area of Cincinnati. The luxurious ballroom features a neutral color palette and flexible floor plan, allowing couples to customize the space to meet the needs of the vision they have for their wedding. Huge picture windows offer views of the Fountain Square and let in abundant natural light during the day.
115 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-824-7274
Located a bit more out in the countryside, around six miles from the hustle and bustle of Cincinnati, Ohio. The modern banquet facility is an ideal space for anyone wanting versatility for their wedding event, allowing them to design the wedding reception of their dreams with assistance from the venue’s expert staff and services. The Farm includes two grand reception halls that can host weddings with anywhere between 50 and 300 guests. For large weddings, these two halls can be combined to provide one very spacious event space. Both halls feature dance floors, bar areas, and kitchens.
239 Anderson Ferry Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45238, Phone: 513-922-7020
16.The Grove Event Center
© The Grove Event Center
The Grove Event Center is nestled within a grove of trees along Winton Road and offers a beautiful setting for traditional weddings in the Cincinnati area. With scenic views surrounding it, the charming venue is a good choice for those wanting a scenic and memorable place for their special day. The banquet hall at the Grove Event Center is able to accommodate a maximum of three hundred guests for a seated elegant dinner reception, along with plenty of space for a large dance floor and entertainment. Complimentary parking on site and use of the bridal suite are also included.
9158 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231, Phone: 513-522-1154
17.The Madison Event Center
© The Madison Event Center
The Madison Event Center is an event venue just outside of bustling Cincinnati in Covington, Kentucky that has been providing event space for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions for more than twenty-five years. Six different ballrooms are available at the Madison Event Center, each one with its own unique look for a variety of budgets and styles, as well as a private restroom, built-in bar, and a spacious dance floor. The Grande Ballroom is the largest with space for up to 375 people and features pin spot lighting and a stunning staircase. The Emerald provides a traditional and more romantic event space.
700 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011, Phone: 859-261-1117
18.The Monastery Event Center
© The Monastery Event Center
The romantic ruins of The Monastery at St. Paul Place have been revived to become the Monastery Event Center. The premiere event venue for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and other special events opened in May of 2016. The more than a century old iconic building boasts old world enchantment that hasn’t been destroyed by modernization. The Monastery Event Center is now a beautiful event venue that can accommodate up to 300 guests and provides plenty of parking on site. The venue also provides professional event services, liquor license, kitchen facilities, and a culinary staff that designs creative menus.
1055 St. Paul Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-888-8694
© The Phoenix
The Phoenix, situated within downtown Cincinnati, is one of the city’s premier venues for weddings. The building also happens to be one of the finest examples of the Italian Renaissance architecture style in Cincinnati. The most prominent aspect of The Phoenix is its white marble winding staircase, which adds a touch of regal splendor and charming elegance to the venue. Wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions are held in one of three different event spaces. The Tea Room is on the first floor and is a great space for small gatherings. On the upper levels are the Grand Ballroom and the Archway Ballroom.
812 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-721-8901
© The Redmoor
The Redmoor boasts offering everything needed for a unique and unforgettable wedding experience. As many as 225 of the couple’s closest friends and family can be accommodated at the venue for seated dinner wedding receptions or up to 340 people for a cocktail-style wedding reception. The Redmoor also prides itself on offering a wide variety of gratis amenities in addition to a la carte special services to better customize weddings to the couple’s preferences. These amenities include a spacious dance floor, elegant table settings, a flexible and customizable floor plan, a private room for getting ready, and more.
3187 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208, Phone: 513-871-6789
© The Transept
The Transept is situated within the southwest portion of Cincinnati’s Washington Park and is an iconic venue for weddings for any couple wanting a traditional wedding celebration with an air of vintage elegance. Originally constructed back in the year 1867, this former German-American church is now a stunning space for weddings and other special events and still retains its historic German Gothic design and architecture. The Transept features seven different event spaces, as well as ornate detailing, a vaulted stained glass ceiling, antique chandeliers, hardwood flooring, and a mezzanine with beautiful arched windows, providing a luxurious and romantic ambiance.
1205 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-841-9999
22.The Turn Vintage Warehouse
© The Turn Vintage Warehouse
The Turn Vintage Warehouse is an ideal event venue for intimate wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and other parties. The space is one of the most unique venues in the greater Cincinnati area, providing a quiet and intimate haven across the river from the bustling downtown area of the city. The historic and beautiful building is personalized for every event held at The Turn Vintage Warehouse. As many as 150 guests can be accommodated at the venue for seated receptions, including space for a real hardwood dance floor and a lounge area with vintage settees and couches.
913 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: 513-560-6000
23.Top of the Park at The Phelps
© Top of the Park at The Phelps
The Top of the Park at The Phelps Inn is an outdoor rooftop terrace and an ideal wedding venue for couples wanting to have a one-of-a-kind wedding with a relaxing and casual atmosphere. The venue has been expanded, now offering couples a choice of the Lower or Upper terraces that can host up to 90 guests and features a fire pit, communal fire table, a full bar, black furnishings with pops of bold color, and tiled flooring. Perhaps the main draw of the Top of the Park is its panoramic views of the Ohio River, Lytle Park, Mount Adams, and downtown Cincinnati.
506 East 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-651-1234
24.Wiedemann Hill Mansion
© Wiedemann Hill Mansion
The Wiedemann Hill Mansion is particularly good wedding venue for intimate estate weddings just outside of the hustle and bustle of Cincinnati, Ohio in Newport, Kentucky. The small venue is able to accommodate up to sixty of the couple’s closest friends and family members, and can also host both the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception on site. Outdoor wedding ceremonies are typically held on the veranda with the Cincinnati skyline as the backdrop. Indoor ceremonies take place usually on the front staircase of the Wiedemann Hill Mansion under the glow from the stained glass window.
1102 Park Ave, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: 859-655-9018
25.Woodward Theater | Live Music, Weddings & Receptions, Events Hall
© Woodward Theater
The Woodward Theater is situated in the middle of the beautiful Over-The-Rhine area of Cincinnati and features an off-the-beaten-track, cool vibe in a central, convenient location. The area offers plenty of opportunities for amazing wedding photos, including historic architecture, cobblestone alleys, and giant murals. WIth a Beaux Arts façade, this former silent movie house from 1913 gives off an old Hollywood vibe. Couples can exchange their vows on the stage in front of two hundred of their family and closest friends. The Woodward Theater also provides twenty-four different craft beers for wedding receptions. Couples will have all-day access to the venue.
1404 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-345-7986
25 Best Wedding Venues in Cincinnati, OH
- 20th Century Theater, Photo: 20th Century Theater
- Anderson Pavilion, Photo: Anderson Pavilion
- Bell Event Centre, Photo: Bell Event Centre
- Carnegie Hall at Newport, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Centennial Barn, Photo: Centennial Barn
- Cincinnati Club, Photo: Cincinnati Club
- Lakeridge Hall, Photo: Svetlana/stock.adobe.com
- Leapin Lizard, Photo: Leapin Lizard
- Longworth Hall Event Center, Photo: Longworth Hall Event Center
- Newport Syndicate, Photo: Newport Syndicate
- Pinecroft at Crosley Estate, Photo: Pinecroft at Crosley Estate
- Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel, Photo: Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel
- The Backstage Event Center, Photo: The Backstage Event Center
- The Center, Photo: The Center
- The Farm, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- The Grove Event Center, Photo: The Grove Event Center
- The Madison Event Center, Photo: The Madison Event Center
- The Monastery Event Center, Photo: The Monastery Event Center
- The Phoenix, Photo: The Phoenix
- The Redmoor, Photo: The Redmoor
- The Transept, Photo: The Transept
- The Turn Vintage Warehouse, Photo: The Turn Vintage Warehouse
- Top of the Park at The Phelps, Photo: Top of the Park at The Phelps
- Wiedemann Hill Mansion, Photo: Wiedemann Hill Mansion
- Woodward Theater | Live Music, Weddings & Receptions, Events Hall, Photo: Woodward Theater
- Cover Photo: andriychuk/stock.adobe.com