Hermitage Farm




Located on 700 pristine acres in the heart of Kentucky, Hermitage’s historic charm and natural beauty provide an elegant backdrop to wedding events of any scale, from intimate dinner parties to grand outdoor celebrations. The Main House and surrounding grounds overlook century-old barns, paddocks and rolling pastures. This perfect location is ideal for your special day. Imagine an open-air ceremony as your guests watch you exchange vows in the lush green grass. Next, celebrate your new marriage with a tented reception on the lawn. The space allows spectacular views of the legendary Thoroughbred operation. Watch your guests mix and mingle as they celebrate your nuptials. If you prefer to use the Main House or the historic Smokehouse, there are indoor locations for smaller gatherings and luxury accommodations for your guests. An unforgettable setting compliments the best day of your life at Hermitage Farm.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Vintage/Rustic


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 2 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 500 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 550 guests

Time Restrictions

Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $5,500 to $10,000 for a weekend celebration. Unlike a typical wedding venue, you are not limited to an hourly window, but have access to the Main House and surrounding grounds for the weekend. A refundable security deposit of $1,000 is required. Rental includes guest accommodations for up to 14 guests. Indoor options available upon inclement weather.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hermitage Farm is estimated at between $10,753 and $13,276 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Complimentary bridal suite
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
Valet parking or shuttle service required
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight