The Brown Hotel




Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and when you host your wedding at The Brown, it will be a fairytale come true. The Brown has hosted Louisville’s most opulent weddings for nearly a century, and your celebration is guaranteed to be just as wonderful. Whether you desire a grand gathering in the magnificent Crystal Ballroom or an intimate affair in the Louis XVI Suite, the hotel’s classic architecture, elegant setting, exquisite cuisine, and white-glove service is simply unmatched and unparalleled. At the Brown Hotel you’ll discover a backdrop perfectly suited for all your events so you can conveniently host ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception all on-site. Use one of the hotel’s private rooms to pledge you love in a romantic ceremony. The dedicated professionals delight in assisting you in creating a unique event that will let your personality, passion, and individuality shine through.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 350 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time with venue approval but guarantee to get into the venue by 2:00PM for set up. Events must end by 12:30AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows for 4 to 6 hours (venue is flexible) of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $1,500 and includes an extra hour of event time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Brown Hotel is estimated at between $9,062 and $12,843 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage
Special lighting available for a fee
Complimentary menu tasting for 4 people
Complimentary overnight room

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 12:30AM
Bathroom attendants for a fee
No nails