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PLACE: Ashford Acres Inn / ADDRESS: 1801 Highway 36 East (Cynthiana, KY) / Just over the river and through the woods, you’ll find the utterly charming Ashford Acres Inn. You could host the wedding weekend of your dreams here. This venue offers multiple beautiful outdoor wedding sites across 64 acres of rolling Kentucky bluegrass. / Image: Catherine Viox // Published: 1.14.21

Over a Dozen Marvelous Outdoor Wedding Venues to Host Your Special Day

If you’re planning an outdoor wedding in the Queen City, you are in luck, because we have some of the most unique and beautiful venues anywhere. From rustic country to upscale cosmopolitan, formal to casual, funky to traditional, grand to intimate—whatever your wedding vibe is, you can tie the knot in Greater Cincinnati in style. Here’s a list of some outdoor wedding venues in the area to help you plan the unforgettable, one-of-a-kind event of your dreams.

The Marmalade Lily

9850 Schlottman Rd
Loveland (45140)

The Marmalade Lily is an extremely popular wedding venue, and it’s easy to see why. This working flower farm offers wedding packages to make planning a breeze, and the location itself is absolutely gorgeous. Their event barn adds whimsy and charm to any wedding. You could plan a stunning outdoor ceremony here.

WoodBottom Quail Farms, LLC

2512 OH-133
Bethel (45106)

WoodBottom Quail farms is a fresh market, a quail farm, and a rustic wedding venue all in one. A wedding officiant is available onsite, and here’s something really cool: they offer a free space for members of the military to tie the knot. This location has a laid-back, cozy feel, and would make for a fun wedding day.

The Factory Events

1546 Knowlton St
Northside (45223)

Located in the historic district of Northside, The Factory’s event space provides a perfect backdrop for modern, hip weddings. The Factory offers a great outdoor courtyard with a garden feel, right in the heart of the city.

The Meshewa House

7550 Given Rd
Indian Hill (45243)

The Meshewa House is a stately event space tucked into the 230 acres of Turner Farm. Completely renovated in 2019, it offers a lovely, bucolic setting for the classic outdoor wedding you’ve always envisioned.

Ashford Acres Inn

1801 KY-36
Cynthiana, KY (41031)

Just over the river and through the woods, you’ll find the utterly charming Ashford Acres Inn. You could host the wedding weekend of your dreams here. This venue offers multiple beautiful outdoor wedding sites across 64 acres of rolling Kentucky bluegrass.

Pinecroft at Crosley Estate

2366 Kipling Ave
Mt. Airy (45239)

If you want to plan an upscale, elegant wedding, look no further than The Pinecroft. This historic estate of Powell Crosley. Jr., offers the perfect venue for a country estate wedding. This Tudor-style mansion rests on 18 gorgeously maintained acres of lush gardens and beautiful orchards. Their Garden Pavilion offers the ideal setting for outdoor ceremonies.

Anderson Pavilion

8 E Mehring Way
Downtown (45202)

Anderson Pavilion actually offers multiple unique wedding venues. You can even get married underneath the Roebling Bridge! Couples who want a truly out-of-the-box event should consider choosing from the Pavilion itself, the Gardner Family Grove & Rose Garden, the Suspension Bridge Riverview Garden, the Riverview Veranda, or the Pichler Fountains. Each site offers fantastic views of the city, river, and our Northern Kentucky neighbors.

Loveland Castle

12025 Shore Dr
Loveland (45140)

For a day that your guests will not soon forget, consider getting married outside the historic Loveland Castle. Yes, it’s an actual castle. How cool is that? This venue only hosts small weddings (65 guests is the max), so if you’re dreaming of an intimate ceremony in a truly special location, Loveland Castle might just fit the bill.

Peterloon Estate

605 Hopewell Rd
Indian Hill (45242)

For the couple who wants a timeless, elegant ceremony, Peterloon Estate is the choice. This classic Cincinnati wedding venue has been host to countless gorgeous weddings. Their hidden garden would make an absolute fairy tale setting for your big day. And their huge tiered yard offers multiple spots for an ideal outdoor wedding setup.

Cincinnati Parks

If you’ve lived in our fair city for almost any length of time, chances are you’ve been to a great wedding in one of our many fantastic parks. Ault Park has been host to many gorgeous outdoor ceremonies over the years, as has the Mt. Echo Park Pavilion. We’re fortunate to have such a world-class park system. You’d do well to consider it for your wedding.

The Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike Street
Downtown (45202)

The Taft Museum is a foremost art museum, and its grounds are a work of art themselves. If you want a smaller, more intimate outdoor ceremony, why not plan one in their gorgeous gardens? Their terrace would make a beautiful backdrop for your day.

Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Dr
Eden Park (45202)

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s lovely Alice Bimel Courtyard can host up to 300 guests for an artful outdoor wedding. Tucked into the center of one of the best art museums in the country, this courtyard features beautiful fountains, gorgeous bronze sculptures, and lush landscaping. You could plan a truly unforgettable ceremony here, and the views of the city surrounding the museum would make a fantastic setting for your wedding photos.