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Iconic settings for timeless weddings.

Plan an unforgettable wedding surrounded by rolling hills, picturesque backdrops and the historic charm of Keeneland. Expect unrivaled hospitality from start to finish as we plan a special day you and your guests will remember forever by selecting the perfect venue and a customized menu to complement your wedding.

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Wedding Venues

Entertainment Center & Keene Barn

Known for its lofty ceilings and stone facade, the Entertainment Center and Keene Barn is an elegant venue with a rustic Kentucky feel. This versatile space is ideal for large wedding receptions. By incorporating both spaces into your wedding, you will engage and entertain your guests at every turn

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Wedding Venues

Keene Place

A historic mansion originally owned by the Keene family, Keene Place is one of Keeneland’s hidden gems and among the oldest buildings on the property. A truly unique venue for more intimate weddings as well as rehearsal dinners, Keene Place is charming, elegant, and will make you feel right at home the moment you walk through the door.

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Keeneland Clubhouse

The Keeneland Clubhouse is an exclusive venue that gives your guests a taste of the beauty and charm of Keeneland racing. With an up-close view of the track, the Keeneland Clubhouse offers great indoor and outdoor space, including the picturesque Clubhouse Lawn which is ideal for cocktail hours as well as ceremonies.

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Keeneland Room

The Keeneland Room is one of our most opulent venues with magnificent views of the race track and a private rooftop patio. A favorite venue for rehearsal dinners, it will accommodate intimate wedding parties and ceremonies on the Track Apron.

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Kentucky Room

True to its name, the Kentucky Room’s floor-to-ceiling windows capture all that we love about the bluegrass with a panoramic view of the Keeneland race track and the rolling countryside that lies beyond. Guests can even enjoy an outdoor patio within the foyer to snap the perfect picture.

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Lexington/Kentucky Room

Enjoy a panoramic view of our race track and rolling bluegrass countryside from this fourth floor location. Floor-to-ceiling windows perfectly capture sunsets over the race track, as this venue gives your guests a glimpse of true Kentucky beauty.

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Phoenix Room

Located on the fourth floor of our Grandstand, the Phoenix Room overlooks the picturesque Keeneland Saddling Paddock and Walking Ring. Guests will marvel at one of the most photographed views on the property including the iconic Keeneland Sycamore tree.

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Second Floor Clubhouse

The Second Floor Clubhouse offers a picturesque view of the Paddock as well as upscale accommodations including a portico for valet. Guests will enter into the Clubhouse Lobby which boasts beautiful seating arrangements as well as a large wood burning fire place.

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Show Barn

Best known for hosting world-class Thoroughbred sales, the Show Barn adjacent to the Sales Pavilion is the perfect setting for an immersive Kentucky experience. Built with stunning architecture and surrounded by barns – this outdoor, open space is the best of both worlds.

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Who We Are

Meet the Keeneland Team

Our talented, wide-ranging staff features more than 200 full-time employees. Get to know some of them here.

Chef Marc Therrien

Marc Therrien

Executive Chef and Managing Director of Keeneland Hospitality

Chef Marc’s passion lies in utilizing his renowned expertise in the hospitality industry to think outside of the box, crafting custom menus for each couple to create culinary experiences that are uniquely them.


Sarah Fink

Assistant Director of Special Events

Sarah leads our Special Events Department with inspiring innovation, constantly pushing our team to new heights, and providing exceptional Southern hospitality at every turn.

Annie Martin

Event Sales Manager

Keeneland’s reputation as the top thoroughbred sales venue, race track and event space really sells itself, but Annie is the professional in making sure your vision becomes a reality and the process is exceptionally unique and convenient.

Hannah Sawyer

Events Manager

Hannah’s eye for design and propensity for creating one of a kind experiences helps her to craft the perfect day for each one of our couples here at Keeneland. 

Lane and Oliver

Lane Hatfield & Oliver Griffen

Beverage Manager

Utilizing their breadth of knowledge surrounding spirit profiles, the Beverage Managers always look forward to helping our clients craft cocktails that not only pair perfectly with their meal, but also match each couple’s personality and wedding style.

Brian Hegnauer

Brian Hegnauer

Director of Dining

The master of logistics, Brian is always at the ready with a spreadsheet. His passion for fine dining and extreme attention to detail ensures that no item is out of place for our client’s big day.

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