Venues

Aloft Louisville Downtown

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Website: http://www.aloftlouisvilledowntown.com/



Bourbon Raw

General Member

" Louisville’s premier Kentucky Kitchen and Raw Bar. Nestled in historic Downtown Louisville on Fourth Street Live."

Owner: General Manager- Liz Hazelwood

Established: 2015

Services: Bourbon Raw serves southern inspired cuisine with premium products like Creekstone Farm meats and local free-range chicken. We use ingredients like Bourbon Barrel Foods Bourbon Smoked salt and pepper to season our uniquely crafted dishes. Our Raw Bar features fresh oysters, lobster tail, mussels and shrimp.

We offer private dining, catering, and brunch!

Member Statement: “We want the world to know that we want to assist everyone with their dining/catering/event needs! We give all patrons the best service available.”

Contact: Beth Smith/Valerie Snead

Phone: (502) 568-9009

Email: Beths@burbonraw.com Valeries@bourbonraw.com

Website: www.bourbonraw.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.instagram.com/bourbonrawlouisville/

https://www.facebook.com/bourbonrawkentuckykitchen/?fref=ts

https://twitter.com/BourbonRaw


The Brown Hotel

Founding Member

When the day you’ve dreamt about all your life finally arrives… Compromise on Nothing.

Owner: 1859 Historic Hotels 

Established: 1923

Services: Since 1923, The Brown Hotel has hosted Louisville’s Finest Events. Your wedding should be no different.  Our award-winning culinary team brings to the table truly authentic American cuisine with a respectfully not to the robust regional flavors of our Bluegrass.

Member Statement: “We believe every couple should have a customized and luxurious wedding experience!

Contact: Debbie Saag

Phone: (502) 736-3014 

Email: dsaag@brownhotel.com

Website: http://www.brownhotel.com/

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/BrownHotelWeddings?fref=ts

https://twitter.com/TheBrownHotel

http://instagram.com/brownhotel

http://www.brownhotel.com/wedding-blog--


Conrad-Caldwell House 

General Member

Owner: St. James Court Historic Foundation DBA Conrad-Caldwell House Museum

Established: 1987

Services: We are a non-profit museum that offers spaces for weddings, bridal showers, photo shoots and events in a beautiful intimate and historic setting.  Whether you need space for an intimate gathering of 6 or a ceremony and reception for 125, we have a variety of indoor and outdoor offerings. 

Member Statement: “We believe it's important to become a member of FEVA because we feel every person should feel comfortable where they book their wedding or event.”

Contact: Angela Williams

Phone: (502) 636-5023

Email:  awilliams@conradcaldwell.org

Website: www.conradcaldwell.org

Social Media Links:

www.facebook.com/conradcaldwellhousemuseum

www.instagram.com/conradcaldwellhouse


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Copper and Kings Distillery

General Member 

" A unique perspective and addition to Kentucky’s distilling heritage."

Owner: Joe & Leslie Heron

Established: 2013

Services: Copper & Kings American Brandy Company is a beautiful distillery located in the heart of the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville KY. We make all natural, copper-pot distilled spirits. We offer weekend distillery tours and we are home to an amazing venue that fosters creativity and imagination for your next function. 

Member Statement: “Being apart of FEVA is important to Copper & Kings because we know what it’s like to be a square peg in a round hole – we are making brandy in “bourbon country”.  Despite our uncommon aspirations the community has supported us and we in return offer up our facility as a community asset that will strive for tolerance, fairness, and accessibility for all of our guests.”

Contact: Jenn Desjardins

Phone: (502) 561-0267

Email: copperandkings@copperandkings.com

Website: www.copperandkings.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/copperandkings

https://twitter.com/CopperAndKings

 

 


The Frazier Museum

General Member

“Creating Historical Moments” 

President/CEO: Penelope Peavler.

Established: 2004

Services: Frazier Museum offers the unique and convenient opportunity to host both your wedding ceremony and reception at one venue on Louisville’s history museum row on Main.  Our Rooftop Garden offers panoramic view of the river and downtown Louisville skyline, while our Fourth Floor Loft can seat up to 360 guests for a reception.  We also offer other unique spaces such as our First Floor Great Hall and temporary exhibit spaces such as our Speakeasy.

Member Statement: “At the Frazier Museum, we welcome anyone and everyone to host their wedding day with us. We believe all weddings are truly special and should be celebrated!.”

Contact: Julie Kruer/Events Manager 

Phone: (502) 753-5663

Email: events@fraziermuseum.org

Website: http://fraziermuseum.org/events/

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/eventsatthefraziermuseum/?fref=ts

https://www.instagram.com/fraziermuseumevents/


The Gillespie

General Member


“Louisville’s Elegant Venue”

Owner: Bryan Gillespie

Established: 2005

Services:  The Gillespie offers 3 unique event spaces in downtown Louisville. We can host a variety of events from weddings to luncheons.

Member Statement: “The Gillespie family of venues is proud to offer a one-of-a-kind experience to each and every one-of-a-kind couple.”

Contact: Concetta May or Michelle Carter

Phone: 502-584-8080

Email: info@thegillespie.com 

Website: www.thegillespie.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.instagram.com/the_gillespie/


Headliners

General Member

Owners: Billy Hardison, Joe Argabrite, John Grantz

Established: Locally owned and operated since 1998

Services:  Headliners Music Hall is the premiere live entertainment venue of Louisville, Kentucky. Not only do we bring the best local and national acts to our stage, but we also host a number of charities and events for various organizations and citizens around Louisville. With our old school charm and intimate atmosphere, we make for a unique venue for your events.

Member Statement: “Being a local staple in Louisville for many years, we want people to know that we are more than just a music venue. We are a part of the community in more ways than one.”

Contact: Billy Hardison

Phone: (502) 584-8088 

Email: info@headlinerslouisville.com

Website: www.headlinerslouisville.com     

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/Headliners.Louisville

https://twitter.com/HeadlinersLou

https://instagram.com/headlinersmusichall/

 

 

 


Hermitage Farm

Founding Member

Owners: Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown

Established: 2013

Services: Located on 700 pristine acres in the heart of Kentucky, Hermitage’s historic charm and natural beauty provide an elegant backdrop to events of any scale- from intimate dinner parties to grand outdoor celebrations.

Member Statement: “Each and every couple deserves their happily ever after."

Contact: Ashleigh McLean

Phone: (502) 228-1426 

Email: amclean@hermitagefarm.com

Website: www.hermitagefarm.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/HermitageFarmKY

https://twitter.com/hermitagefarmky

http://instagram.com/hermitagefarm

https://www.pinterest.com/hermitagefarmky


Ice House & Crushed Ice Events

Founding Member

“Louisville’s Premiere Event Venue” 

Owners: Dave Steinbrecher & Mike Schnell

Established: 2010

Services: The Ice House is Louisville's premiere entertainment and event venue, a multi-use facility with unlimited possibilities! The Ice House offers a mix of event space including the Main Hall, East Terrace, Second Floor Mezzanine, and the Rooftop Garden overlooking downtown Louisville. This unique venue offers an urban chic atmosphere - with a touch of elegance and sophistication.

Member Statement: “Love is love.”

Contact: Erica Schnell

Phone: (502) 589-4700

Email: info@icehouselouisville.com

Website: http://www.icehouselouisville.com/

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/TheIceHouseLouisville


Kentucky Science Center

General Member

"The Perfect Place to Celebrate the Forces of Attraction" 

Owner: Joanna Haas, Executive Director

Established: 1978

Services: The Kentucky Science Center is a unique venue perfect for a wedding, special event or corporate meeting with bright, colorful exhibits and a breath-taking panoramic view of the Ohio River. The Riverview Room, our 5,700 square-foot private event space located on the fourth floor, provides a great environment for any event. We offer an array of amenities as well as packages for ceremony & receptions, proms, dances and formals, company picnics and business meetings.  

Member Statement: “At the Kentucky Science Center, we support love in every state of matter and welcome all couples to celebrate their special day with us.”

Contact: Alexis Becker, Group Sales & Special Events Manager 

Phone: (502) 560-7141

Email: Alexis.Becker@louisvilleky.gov

Website: www.KYScienceCenter.org

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/kentuckysciencecenter?fref=ts

https://www.pinterest.com/kyscience/weddings-special-events/

 

 

The Louisville Palace &           Mercury Ballroom

Founding Members 

Owner: Live Nation Worldwide, INC 

Established: Louisville Palace, 2006 & Mercury Ballroom, 2014

Services: The Louisville Palace boasts the city's finest and most ornate venue to be entertained. The iconic Theatre (built in 1928) is now host to a multitude of touring concerts, comedic performances, and classic films. Additionally, The Palace serves as a unique event destination for weddings, galas, corporate meetings, and cocktail receptions. 

Formerly the Wright-Taylor building, Mercury Ballroom is now proudly owned and operated by Live Nation / House of Blues Entertainment. This 900 cap GA room brings to the table a state-of-the-art sound system for a concert experience you'll never forget. Mercury Ballroom is also available for private concerts, banquets, launch parties, networking nights, and receptions.  

Member Statement: “The Louisville Palace and Mercury Ballroom support the FEVA mission because we believe in the equality and fair treatment of all people. Period. As two of the city's largest and most prestigious entertainment venues, we hope to lead by example, share, and spread positive awareness of our FEVA membership and dedication to the cause. “

 Contact: Sydney O'Bryan, Director of Special Events

Phone: (502) 736-1249

Email: SydneyOBryan@LiveNation.com

Websites: www.LouisvillePalace.com & www.MercuryBallroom.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/LouisvillePalace

https://www.facebook.com/mercuryballroom

https://twitter.com/lvillepalace

https://twitter.com/mercuryballroom

 


Mellwood Art Center

Founding Member

“Where Art & Events Come Together”

Owner: The Clark Family

Established: 2003

Services: The Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center offers affordable studio space for artists and event space for weddings, businesses and organizations. We have over 200 artists in-house and three spacious, unique event rooms that host nearly 300 events each year.

Member Statement: We have ALWAYS been a LGBT-friendly community at Mellwood, now in our 12th year of business. We have had many commitment ceremonies in the past and now weddings between same-sex couples.”

Contact: Scooter Davidson (Leasing/Marketing Director) or Dan Ball (Administrative Coordinator)

Phone: (502) 895-3650

Email: info@mellwoodartcenter.com

Website: http://mellwoodartcenter.com/

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/Mellwood.Arts.Entertainment.Center

https://twitter.com/1860MellwoodAve


Midlane Farm

General Member

Owners: Chas and Kim Laramore Stephens

Established: 2014

Services: Midlane Farm, a family home since 1820, was started as a venue for the smallest of groups or up to 250 people.  The venue is well suited for showers, rehearsals, weddings, anniversaries or just a good old fashion party.

Member Statement: “Midlane Farm has been a welcoming place for all people since 1820.  We feel this tradition in our family will continue for generations to come.”

Contact: Kim Laramore-Stevens

Phone: (502) 303-8636

Email: midlanefarm@yahoo.com

Website: www.midlanefarm.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/midlane.farm


The Olmsted

General Member

Owners: Masterson’s Catering

Established: 1938 

Services: Full-service event space with onsite catering

Member Statement: “We believe in marriage equality for all.”

Contact: Jeri Payne

Phone: (502) 899-7670

Email: jeri@mastersons.com

Website: www.theolmsted.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Olmsted/210487995744657


The Pointe

Founding Member

“Flexible Spaces that Foster Innovation, Collaboration and Celebration”

 Owners: Tasman Properties Group

Established: 2012

Services: Everyone deserves to have a WONDERFUL event! The Pointe offers Beautiful and Versatile spaces that really allows for a Unique event every time!

Contact: Kaela Hammerstrom

Phone: (502) 873-3188

Email: khammerstrom@tasmanpg.com

Website: www.butchertownpointe.com

Social Media Links:

http://instagram.com/btownpointe

https://twitter.com/btownpointe

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Pointe


Speed Art Museum

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Website: www.speedmuseum.org


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Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel

General Member 

Owner: SoTHERLY Hotels

Established: 2008

Services: The Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel provides well-appointed hotel accommodations as well as flexible venue space for weddings. Our wedding venue is conveniently located near downtown Louisville on the banks of the Ohio River. The sunlit Riverside Ballroom provides for a beautiful backdrop for your big day with breathtaking views of the Louisville skyline and the Ohio Riverfront.

Member Statement: “The Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel supports the FEVA mission because we believe in the equality and fair treatment of all people. With the recent passing of the Indiana RFRA bill, it is extremely significant to us that people know we are open for business to everyone.”

Contact: Courtney McKinley

Phone: (812) 206-7164

Email: cmckinley@sheratonlouisville.com

Website:

www.sheratonlouisville.com

 Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/SheratonLouisville


St. John United Church of Christ

General Member

“No matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”

Owners: The members of St. John United Church of Christ

Established: 1867

Services: St. John holds weekly Worship services at 10:30 am each Sunday. We are also a wedding venue that seats 800 (though most weddings are 200) and we do have a building for small receptions.

Member Statement: “Everyone is welcome at St. John UCC. We strive to be an enlightening place of Worship for those on their journey and a refuge for those in need. We want to offer our space as a beautiful wedding venue for ALL.”

Contact: Autumn Lucas / Event Coordinator / Office Administrator

Phone: (502) 587-1653

Email: stjohnuccweddings@gmail.com

Website:  www.saintjohnucc.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/StJohnUCCWedding?ref=hl

https://www.facebook.com/St-John-United-Church-of-Christ-113267845350712/timeline/

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+StJohnUCCLouisvilleKY/posts

https://instagram.com/stjohnucc

https://www.pinterest.com/stjohnucc/

 

 

 


Springhill Suites/ Fairfield Inn Downtown Louisville

General Member

Owner: Summit Hotel Properties

Established: 2008

Services:  At the SpringHill Suites/Fairfield Inn Louisville Downtown, we provide courtesy room blocks to accommodate your family and friends traveling to town for your big day.  We are centrally located in the heart of Downtown, making it easy for your guests to walk and explore all that Louisville has to offer while they are here.  We completed an amazing $6 million renovation in February of 2015, and our rates are inclusive of a daily hot breakfast buffet as well as complimentary Wi-Fi throughout.  We pride ourselves on southern hospitality and can assure you that your guests will be taken care of. 

Member Statement: “At the SpringHill Suites and Fairfield Inn Louisville Downtown, we pride ourselves on equality for all.  We are excited to be a part of FEVA and work with our city to have open arms to all couples.  LOVE WINS!”

Contact: Jaclyn Bell

Phone: (502) 855-5009

Email: Jaclyn.bell@whitelodging.com

Website: www.marriott.com


Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church

General Member

"Rentals for All Occasions."

Established: 1962

Services:  A Church community that emphasizes inclusivity, advocates social justice, environmental conservation and is a “Welcoming Congregation” for our LGBTQ community.

Member Statement: “TJUC has provided civil service unions since 1984.  We are now proud to offer our venue for LGBTQ wedding events.”

Contact: Ellen S. Wade

Phone: (502) 905-4408

Email: bigole@aol.com

Website: www.tjuc.org

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/?_rdr=p#!/Thomas-Jefferson-Unitarian-ChurchLouisville-KY-150287715066080/timeline/

http://www.twitter.com/TJUnitarian

 


21c Museum Hotel

General Member

"Discover the Art of Wedded Bliss."

Owner: Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown

Established: 2006

Services:  For modern couples, seeking a truly unique day, 21c Museum Hotel is the premier wedding venue in Louisville. Nestled in historic downtown Louisville, 21c Museum Hotel is a 91-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, award-winning restaurant and cultural civic center. Stay with us and the iconic Red Penguins, a world-renowned exhibition by the Cracking Art Group and enjoy the on-site catering provided Executive Chef Mike Wajda with Proof on Main. However you envision the activities surrounding your big day, 21c can be your host for everything from an intimate rehearsal dinner, a rooftop ceremony, a rocking reception or a post-wedding brunch. As one of the most unique hotels in Louisville, KY, we pride ourselves on offering a one-of-a kind wedding experience.

Member Statement: “Each and every couple deserves their happily ever after.” 

Contact: Meghan Madden

Phone: (502) 217-6312

Email: mmadden@21cHotels.com

Website: www.21clouisville.com

Social Media Links:

https://twitter.com/21clouisville

https://www.facebook.com/21cMuseumHotels

https://instagram.com/21chotels

http://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/louisville/

 


Volare Restaurant

General Member

Owner: Josh Moore

Established: 2004

Contact: Lindsay Franzen

Phone: (502) 894-4446

Email: lindsay@volare-restaurant.com

Website: www.volare-restaurant.com

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/VolareLou?fref=ts


Whitehall House & Gardens

Founding Member 

“Louisville’s Estate Garden ”

Owner: Historic Homes Foundation, Inc.

Established: The Historic Homes Foundation, Inc. was established in 1957; Whitehall has been open to the public as a historic site since 1994. 

Services: One of Louisville’s most popular and elegant wedding venues, our 19th century antebellum home offers stunning interiors and expansive yet intimate gardens, making a beautiful setting for a special day.  

Member Statement: “Since opening as a public venue in 1994, Whitehall has been proud to offer itself to all patrons, without restriction.  It is our desire that the beauty of Whitehall be available to everyone for their most special day. ”

Contact: Merrill Simmons or Anne Tracy

Phone: (502) 897-2944

Email: whitehall@historichomes.org  or whitehallanne@historichomes.org

Website: www.historicwhitehall.org

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/whitehallhouseandgardens