Louisville Water Tower Park




Timeless and sophisticated, Louisville Water Tower Park is not only a visual landmark for the City of Louisville for over 150 years but also is an elegant and unique setting for a wedding celebration. With a Neo-Classical Revival architecture to create a breathtaking backdrop along the Ohio River, the Louisville Water Tower Park features indoor access to the Grand Hall that is adorned with an original metal staircase with brass handrails, towering windows, and original wood carved sconces. Multiple space options await aside from the Grand Hall: the Riverside Terrace as well as the Water Tower Plaza easily enhances your wedding ambiance, featuring stunning views as well as ample space to accommodate anywhere from 20 to 300 guests.

Venue Style

Event Center, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 375 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at noon. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $450 to $1,800 for a reception and ceremony and includes 9 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $150/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Louisville Water Tower Park is estimated at between $5,250 and $13,423 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
No open flames allowed
Biodegradable throwables only