Our favorite historic venues for your wedding ceremony and reception.

The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY

Built in 1923 by J. Graham Brown, The Brown Hotel was created (legend goes) because Mr. Brown was turned away from another hotel in the city after returning from work in the lumberyard and was told he wasn't dressed appropriately. At that moment he decided to build his own hotel.

Designed in the English Renaissance style, The Brown Hotel—listed on the National Register of Historic Places—features ornate hand-painted plaster relief ceilings, intricately carved railings, decorative crown moldings, and other classic architectural details. Prominent and celebrity guests over the decades have included: The Duke of Windsor, President Harry S. Truman, Elizabeth Taylor and Muhammad Ali.

Weddings are held in the hotel's Crystal Ballroom where Louisville's most glamorous events have taken place since 1923. Couples who select The Brown Hotel for their wedding will receive a complimentary room on the hotel's club floor and a special reduced room rate for their guests for the weekend of their wedding.

Visit brownhotel.com to learn more about their wedding packages.

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