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WKU Wedding Venues

WKU Wedding Venues

WKU has many stunning venues that will make provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.  From intimate and formal to fun and flexible, WKU has a wide range of available arenas to suit any taste, style and budget.  Please find detailed information below on many of our most popular campus wedding destinations.  For a complete list of venues, please visit our Venue Guide.

 

Chandler Memorial Chapel:

• Accommodates up to 80 guests
• Suite style women’s restroom for bridal party
• Indoor/outdoor sound available
• Breathtaking view of campus
• Wonderful venue to host a wedding ceremony and a convenient walk to the Kentucky Building for a reception

Chandler Memorial Chapel

FAC Amphitheatre:

• Historic site of WKU’s first football field
• Boasts beautiful views from the top of campus
• Amphitheatre seating available
• Chair seating in grass can host several hundred guests
• Perfect outdoor location to host a wedding ceremony and a convenient walk to several reception venues on campus including, the Kentucky Building, Faculty House and Van Meter

FAC amphitheatre

Kentucky Building:

• Kentucky Room accommodates up to 200 guests
at round tables or 300 in chairs only
• Historical framed artwork in the room
• For more intimate weddings, the venue can be
used for both wedding ceremonies and receptions
• Stunning staircase that may be used for bridal entrance or decorating

KY Room

Old Fort:

• Accommodates approximately 125 guests at
round tables or 200 in chairs only
• Located on the top of campus near the famous, picture perfect Kissing Bridge
• Perfect outdoor location to host a wedding ceremony with the Faculty House within walking distance to host your reception.

Old Fort

South Lawn/Guthrie Tower:

• Nearly limitless space for guests
• Convenient parking at the bottom of the hill
• Scenic view of Guthrie Bell Tower and Houchens L.T. Smith Stadium
• Perfect outdoor location to host a wedding ceremony and a convenient walk to the WKU
Topper Club for a reception

Image of Wedding at Guthrie Tower

WKU Topper Club in Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium:

 • Accommodates up to 300 guests
• Incredible view of the Feix Football Field
• Scenic view of campus
• Very unique venue atop the football stadium
• Specialized audio/visual capabilities
• Stadium video board availability (fees based on complexity of request)

Topper Club

Knicely Conference Center

Please contact the Knicely Conference Center directly at (270) 745-1908 for information regarding event hosting.  You may also visit their website.  

Knicely Center

Other excellent wedding venues are available at Western Kentucky University including Diddle Park, Faculty House,
and Van Meter Hall.
Contact WKU Campus & Community Events at (270) 745-2497 to learn more.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14