Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate family celebration or a lavish ceremony for a few hundred guests, you’re right on to be looking at ShelbyKY. From stunning venues to culinary palettes and activities galore, this small-town charm is downright intoxicating. Follow along as we share a stress-free, step-by-step guide to bringing your dream destination wedding to life in ShelbyKY.


Bridal Browsing

Ladies Shopping

Planning the honeymoon means choosing the perfect going-away outfits, so build in a morning or afternoon of browsing and buying at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, Kentucky’s only designer outlet mall. Apparel, handbags and accessories from sought-after brands like Gucci, Kate Spade, Francesca’s, Ann Taylor Factory, Coach and others. Explore Shelby Main Street’s eclectic mix of one-of-a-kind boutiques like Polkadotted Pineapple Boutique for trendy statement pieces and authentic Kentucky proud gifts!


Keep It Personal

Graze Boards KY

Details, details, details! Personalize your guest’s experience with customized floral arrangements from Eden Roots Flower Farm or made-to-order charcuterie boards from Graze Boards KY to satisfy all the tastebuds! It’s the little things that make the biggest impression.


Where to Wedding

The Venue at Twin Barn FarmsWith breath-taking scenery and pastureland in attendance, your wedding will have all the charm you’ve dreamed of. Whether your hearts are set on exchanging vows right on a farm, on a picturesque winery or an equally stunning distillery – you’ll find unique venues in Shelbyville.


Ride In Style

ShelbyKY TrolleyAll aboard for a wedding adventure! Make a grand entrance at the reception or transport your guests around Shelby county to their destinations. Trolley’s are perfect for weddings of all sizes with room on board for family and friends to join in on the fun!


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

This is a weekend you won’t want to forget, so make a keepsake to remember it by at Gogh Crazy art studio. Book a private party, choose your painting and then relax. Best of all, you can bring in your snacks and a bottle of wine to enjoy while you chat and chill. 

Girls Trip at Jeptha Creed for Bourbon TastingIf the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is more your style, then pull up a seat at one of our bourbon distilleries. Tastings offer visitors the opportunity to sample several bourbon creations and learn more about the spirit. 


Say Yes to the Dress

Wedding Dresses

Slip into something a little more sumptuous, like the fitting rooms at I Do Bridal Boutique, to try on gorgeous gowns by such designers as Stella York, Enchanting, Martin Thornburg, Sophia Tolli and WTOO by Watters. The bride can strut her stuff before floor-to-ceiling mirrors and beneath crystal chandeliers while girlfriends lounge in the inviting preview area. Bridesmaids can take their turn, too, trying on designer dresses by Christina Wu Celebration and Allure Bridesmaids.


Southern Flavors

YLB CateringTreat your guests to deep-rotted flavors of the South as they celebrate your special day. Perfectly seasoned fried chicken piled high and served hot is a specialty at YLB Catering & Planning Services.


Alcoholic Drink Wedding

Craft a signature wedding cocktail for guests to savor as they toast you with your forever person. Salted Rim Bartending Service is proud to serve weddings of all sizes providing all your favorites!


Where to Stay

Brides looking for an authentic experience that encourages them to live like the locals often turn to short-term vacation rentals. Whether you prefer a private cabin on 45-acres, a quaint Bed & Breakfast Inn, or an urban loft, ShelbyKY has enough variety to fit your budget and style.

Bottled in BondBrides planning their special night at the Gatsby on Main can book their stay right above the venue at this HGTV-featured swanky loft for an easy escape.


Shelbyville & Simpsonville, Kentucky, is a unique town loaded with options that will make your wedding memorable. Bring your vision to life in memorable spaces throughout the region, from sophisticated retreats to rustic chic locale. ShelbyKY has long been a top destination for couples to tie the knot.