The Olmsted wedding venue is a wedding and event space located in Louisville, Kentucky. The Olmsted has been ranked #13 wedding destination by The Knot for weddings held in 2020!

I have photographed at Olmsted a handful of times and the staff (and food!) has always been amazing. Greenery and pretty buildings transforms you into another world, and the grounds are perfect for portraits during golden hour.

History of the Olmsted

Johnson Hall, which served as a Masonic Widows and Orphans Home’s dining hall from 1925 to 1927, it was empty from around 1980 to 1997. The Masterson family envisioned Louisville’s greatest stand-alone special event complex and constructed The Olmsted by Masons. It still has its old world splendor today, assisting creation of special memories for special people with grace and perfect standards. The Olmsted and Masterson’s have hosted over a thousand Louisville couples and families on their most precious days, and have been named Best of Louisville event location numerous times. 

For almost 80 years, Mastersons have offered foodservice to this community, generation after generation. Since 1938, the company has been owned and operated within same family.

The Venue

The Olmsted has several different spaces that you can rent out depending on guest count and time of year. Their two main spaces are the Grand Hall and Grand Lawn. Their Grand Hall has an indoor capacity of 200 wedding guests with an option to add in more for cocktail hour.

Space includes:

  • Antique lighting.
  • Mirrored walls.
  • A wooden dance floor.
  • Chandeliers hanging from 20-foot ceilings (with optional lighting).
  • Tall French doors that open up onto their gorgeous outdoor grounds.

Planning your wedding?

Are you looking for a wedding photographer or videographer? (or both?!). I’d love to hear from you. My goal is to be your personal hype girl while capturing timeless and classic moments. Reach out and let’s chat!


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