Weddings and Celebrations

Wherever you turn, you’ll find enchanting architectural backdrops for that perfect photo.

This National Historic Landmark offers:

  • 2,200 square-foot Grand Hall with a brass spiral staircase
  • 50-foot high ceiling
  • Large, ornate windows with dramatic views of the River Side Terrace and Ohio River
  • Two easily accessible outdoor patios:  River Side Terrace and Water Tower Plaza
  • Spacious River Side Lawn for tented receptions and parties
  • Bristol Catering, Ladyfingers Catering, and Mayan Café for food, beverage and rentals
  • A preferred list for equipment rentals
  • Warming kitchen
  • First floor restrooms
  • Free access to the WaterWorks museum, located in the West Wing
  • Complimentary AV 

Venue Capacity and Rental Information

Our versatile space can accommodate parties of 350 or more people when using the outdoor River Side Lawn.  Learn more about rental rates and what's included in venue rental, including seating capacity and location options.  

Caterering and Rental Needs

Bristol Catering, Ladyfingers Catering, and Mayan Café are our three preferred caterers for all events at Louisville Water Tower Park. These caterers are recognized for their high standards of excellence across a wide range of budgets, tastes, and preferences, whether you are looking for a boxed lunch or a sit-down dinner. We also have a preferred equipment rental list for all events at Louisville Water Tower Park

Bristol Catering

Ladyfingers Catering:

Mayan Café:

Rental Process

Rental agreements are processed on a first-received basis and available dates may be held for put 14 days. A deposit of $500 is required by the end of the 14-day period to secure your date. Please keep in mind that spring and fall are popular wedding seasons so we encourage you to book your date as early as possible. 

For more information or to schedule a site visit, please call 502.897.1481 or complete and submit our contact form.