Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cincinnati

By Mackenzie •  Updated: 09/15/21 •  6 min read

There are so many venues to check out in the Queen City. It’s hard to pick just one when every place has its unique charm. But choosing the perfect venue is just one of the first steps. Later on, you’ll have to worry about other things. If you don’t have your venue set, everything can easily fall apart.

Don’t stress about it too much though! We know planning a wedding is harder than it looks, that’s why we made a list to help you narrow down your search.

Let’s begin.

The French House

Address: 3012 Section Rd, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-221-2610

If you’re looking for a historic venue then the French Park is a great choice. Apart from the estate, this 275-acre park has enough space for your activities. Although the venue is old, it has a timeless charm that never goes out of style.

If you’re looking for a scenic view with a rustic backdrop, then this is perfect. You can celebrate either in the meadows, outdoor gazebo or even in their terraces and gardens. They also offer rentals for props and equipment to make everything as smooth as possible.

The Renaissance

Address: 36 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-333-0000

The Renaissance is a venue that exudes sophistication and timeless elegance. Whether you’re planning something grand or something intimate, this hotel can cater to your needs. Most couples choose to have their reception at the ballroom. It creates the perfect shot of the newlyweds, having huge windows paired with the right amount of lights for that soft romantic glow.

If you’re planning something more serene, they have a private dining room, where you and your guests can wind down and chat during dinner. They have everything you need. Plus it’s handicap accessible!

Cincinnati Nature Center – Krippendorf Lodge

Address: 4949 Tealtown Rd, Milford, OH

Phone Number: 513-552-1340

Nature-lovers will enjoy a quaint and peaceful wedding at the Krippendorf Lodge. Located at the Cincinnati Nature Center, the venue is filled with gardens in the woodlands. Apart from their stone terraces and porch wraps, you can exchange vows in their 1900 home or outdoors. The best part? You can have all this flora surrounding you while overlooking the forest.

To make things easier for you, Elegant Fare, their catering and managing services have got you covered so you won’t have to sweat the small stuff.

The Spot on West Fift

Address: 337 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-687-4955

If courtyards and gardens aren’t your cup of tea, then an industrial-chic venue may be just what you’re looking for. It may look small but it can fit 255 guests inside.

You’ll instantly feel cozy with their interiors – expect enormous street windows, exposed brick walls, and hardwood floors. Although it has an industrial feel to it, it’s not limited to one theme. Whatever you have in mind, just tell their team and they’ll gladly work on it!

They ensure the whole process is simple and stress-free – that’s why they encourage couples to do a tour of their area so they can rework the floor plan according to their needs. You can also bring your vendors. They also have a bar that’s available for use, although you will have to bring your alcohol.

Dayton Art Institute

Address: 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH

Phone Number: 937-512-0162

Cincinnati wouldn’t be complete without art. And what better way to celebrate your love than with art, right? Apart from enjoying art in the museum, you will also feel regal with its dreamy stone staircase.

The event spaces will make you feel like you’re hosting a royal wedding. You won’t even have to make a lot of effort in decorating the place. It’s already a masterpiece that you and your guests will never forget.

Alms Park

Address: 425 Oak St, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513 221-2610

Alms Park from Premier Park Events is smaller than Ault that’s why it’s perfect for smaller and more intimate gatherings. Once known as Bald Hill, Mt. Tusculum’s Frederick H. Alms Memorial Park fits well for love-struck couples planning to spend their day with an idyllic and romantic scenery.

Apart from the beautiful reception area, it’s overlooking the Little Miami and Ohio Rivers in addition to the rolling hills of Kentucky.

The Monastery

Address: 1055 St. Paul Place, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-888-8694

Yearning for that lovely traditional wedding but wanting something more? The Monastery blends old and new styles, making it one of the Queen City’s most beloved gems. This 100-year-old property was carefully restored to bring it back to its old glory.

You’ll be enchanted with its unique old-world charm. That’s why most couples have to book 2 years in advance. The place is just one of the best things about this. They also have excellent catering and service.

Cincinnati Clu

Address: 30 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 859-392-8267

The Cincinnati Club building has been around since 1923. It has that classic European interior that makes you feel like you’re no longer in Cincinnati. Apart from that, each room is decorated differently. You can have your photographs taken by the marbled stairs or in front of the club’s gilded doors. It’s also located downtown!

Music Hall

Address: 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-744-3241

Whether you’re a musician or you just love the rich history of Cincinnati, the Music Hall is one of the best places to hold your wedding. This is the most iconic landmark in Cincinnati, all in the middle of downtown.

This performance hall was completed in 1878 and recognized by the government as a national historic landmark due to its elegant Venetian Gothic architecture. You’ll have plenty of options to choose from since each room has a different backdrop!

Peterloon 

Address: 8605 Hopewell Road, Cincinnati, OH

Phone Number: 513-791-7600

If you can’t decide between a Queen Anne or Georgian style venue consider Peterloon. Built in 1928, it was one of the grandest homes during that time. Apart from its dreamy interiors and fairytale-like cottages and gardens, it has 19 fireplaces, 36 rooms, 21 baths, and even a guest room wing. You can choose to have your wedding outdoors or indoors too.  You’ll still end up with a charming and magical ceremony.

Conclusion

Finding that perfect venue can be stressful. On top of that, you’ll have plenty of things to worry about too. Hopefully, this list has helped you decide where you can exchange your vows with your future partner. We wish you both all the best. Cheers!

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Mackenzie

Mackenzie is a freelance writer with over ten years of experience writing on all things weddings. She received her BA in English from the University of California in Los Angeles. When she’s not writing about weddings, Mackenzie enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 kids (twin boys) exploring the beautiful California countryside. While in nature, she captures picturesque images of mountain lakes, the beach, and more. Mackenzie is also a pet parent to two Siamese cats. She appreciates their individuality and the fact they pretty independent. But they love to snuggle at the end of day, which is one of the things Mackenzie enjoys in the evenings to relax after a busy day at work.

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