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Affordable Cincinnati Wedding Venues Under $5,000 | Indoor, Outdoor, Nontraditional, Unique

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Cincinnati is full of places that are truly unique and special for your wedding day. The biggest part of planning a wedding is having to deal with the moolah and stress of finding a venue that is perfect for you. All of the venues listed are truly unique in their on way including a glamping wedding like are you kidding me? All of these Cincinnati wedding venues have packages available to you under $5,000 and that’s a huge steal.

1. SOMERHAUS EVENT SPACE – Starting at $1,250

The Somerhaus Event Space is the sister of the most rad bar in Cincinnati, Somerset. Somerhaus is an industrial chic event venue in Cincinnati with greenery and eclectic decor that you’ll drool over.

  • Seating capacity is 68 at the main tables, plus additional seating in lounge areas. Venue capacity is around 100 cocktail style.
  • Somerhaus is perfect for couples who are searching for a self service elopement venue in Cincinnati. You can bring in your own alcohol for an additional fee or ask their staff to provide services for you. You can prepare food and drinks in their kitchen.
  • Amazing decor already setup so you hardly have to bring anything in! If you need to, they have a garage door that will make things easy for everyone who is catering and/or helping your day. The elopement venue comes with; a pair of huge dining tables offering seating for up to 68 people, two lounge areas with sofas, armchairs and coffee tables. They have additional chairs available for ceremonies.
  • Learn more about this unique and incredible wedding location HERE.
    • photo provided by Somerset OTR.

2. The Factory EventsStarting at $550

On the historical Northside of Cincinnati, this wedding venue adds in a modern feel with industrial elements. This venue is perfect for a ceremony in the beautiful garden and then a kickass reception inside and/or outside. You have cafe-string lighting throughout and even though you’re surrounded by other buildings, you’ll feel like you’re in a little oasis. The amenities include:

  • Discounted packages in the months of November – March
  • Interior tables, chairs + linens
  • Cocktail + gift tables
  • Exterior chairs for the lush garden
  • Day of venue coordination
  • Private setup + prep area for your caterers
  • Full bar + beer/wine package available
  • Up to 175 guest capacity

3. THE PROMONT HOUSE – Starting at $600

The Promont House is a boutique event venue that is perfect for lovers who want a unique wedding venue. From the moment your drive up to The Promont House, you will be absolutely blown away. There is so much beauty hidden within this place which truly makes it a GEM.

  • Can seat up to 50 guests indoors and up to 150 outdoors. The indoor space of The Promont House is stunning and great for your cocktail hour or having an intimate dinner with your closest friends/family. Then, you could do a party outside with everyone.
  • Multiple photo opportunities throughout the property which will make your wedding photography unlike any other.
  • Secluded, relaxing and historical. Be amazed by this place by clicking HERE.

4. Backstage Event Center – Starting at $600

This Downtown Cincinnati wedding venue is absolutely spectacular and affordable. You are also within walking distance to great restaurants, hotels and bars in the area which is perfect for keeping the party going.

  • Can accommodate up to 300 guests. You can rent out the entire building for events, if you’d like.
  • The second level space features exposed brick, hardwood floors, an art-deco glass elevator, private restrooms and is fully-equipped for any of your audio/visual needs.
  • Food and beverage packages available. They also offer a continental breakfast package.
  • To check out this incredible wedding venue – click HERE.

5. Historic White Oak FarmStarting at $2,800

Located only 30 minutes away from Cincinnati, this wedding venue will not disappoint. Your guests will be nestled on 102 acres of land for the party of a lifetime. No need to leave the property for anything and your guests will be in awe at every turn they make. You can have a lakeside wedding, apple orchard or with the evergreen trees – seriously a wedding DREAM.

  • Bridal suite in the cozy cottage right on the property
  • Ceremony locations available: Apple Orchard, Lakeside Views, Evergreen Trees
  • Intimate weddings available (under 30) with sunroom views of the lake and property
  • Outdoor reception area with strings lights
  • Table and chairs
  • Engagement photo shoot! Yes, please have me along for this.
  • Day of venue coordination
  • Parking with attendants to help
  • Up to 150 guest capacity


If you’re looking for a DIY wedding or elopement location in Cincinnati, Headquarters Event Center is the place for you. With its historic touches and open floor plan, you can host any of your dreams here.

  • Can host small events and larger scale events up to 100 guests
  • They provide in-house tables, chairs, linens, sound system, coolers/ice, and some venue decorations
  • Separate ceremony and reception space. The main center of the venue can be transformed into anything you have in mind.
  • A self service elopement venue where you can provide your own catering, alcohol and more!
  • Get the full Headquarters experience by checking them out HERE.

7. Mojave EastStarting at $2,800

If you are like me and LOVE the west coast vibes, then this modern industrial Cincinnati wedding venue is for you. You’ll feel like you’re in a completely different place as your travel to this little desert of Cincinnati. You’ll be transformed at how gorgeous the setting is and your guests seriously won’t be able to shut up about it.

  • Indoor/outdoor ceremony opportunities
  • Over 6900 square feet of interior space
  • Bridal suite / getting ready room
  • Natural wood round + farm tables
  • Mid-century modern lighting throughout
  • Photography opportunities located all around the venue
  • Bar packages available
  • Free parking for guests including a valet option (if you really wanna get fancy with it)
  • Up to 200 guest capacity

8. Hopes Way Gathering VenueStarting at $4,000

Located Northeast of Cincinnati, you will find a rustic hidden gem wedding venue. A stunning wooden barn and then a beautiful lake that sits on the property. You’ll find a courtyard with cafe-string lighting throughout to create a cozy atmosphere for you and your guests. You can also have your wedding reception outside on the deck that overlooks the lake.

  • Loft dressing area
  • Property is open and available to different ceremony opportunities
  • Farmhouse tables, chair and accent decor provided
  • On site parking + assistant for guests
  • Set-up and breakdown included
  • Private service area for caterers and bartenders
  • Photography opportunities located all around the venue
  • Up to 150 guest capacity


A historic elopement location that is great for smaller events and micro weddings. Urban Artifact is unique due to the fact that it is a renovated church. With bistro lighting throughout and gorgeous architecture, you won’t be able to stop staring.

  • Urban Artifact can host up to 220 guests but can accommodate smaller events as well
  • Has a wedding party suite with private restroom for getting ready during your day
  • There are full bar packages available and other add-ons such as DJ packages, draping + more
  • Check out this full sanctuary space HERE.

10. The Pop-Up BNBStarting at $500

A glamping wedding in Cincinnati? Yeah, you can do it. Especially with the help of The Pop-Up BNB. There are parks located around Cincinnati that you could host your ultimate wedding experience or have The Pop-UP BNB provide you with one of their trusted, handpicked wedding locations. Your guests will get the experience of a lifetime and if they hate camping, tell them that it’s GLAMPING and the rest is history.

  • You can create a Pop-Up village that accommodates multiple guests for the weekend
  • Emperor tent available for bridal suite, honeymoon suite or wedding guest lounge area
  • 420 friendly tents available for a private smoking room
  • Event styling and coordination available for add-on
  • Tents available for backdrop during an outdoor ceremony
  • BYOB and outdoor vendors allowed

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