Red River Gorge Weddings at Cliffview Resort

Looking for the perfect indoor or outdoor wedding venue with lodging in Eastern Kentucky? Cliffview Resort is the affordable Kentucky wedding venue you want! We have great options for your ceremony or wedding reception hall needs.

Beautiful Red River Gorge Outdoor Wedding Venue

One of The Best Wedding Venues in Kentucky

Cliffview Resort is one of the rare locations where you can host your nuptials in either an outdoor or indoor Kentucky wedding venue.

Your Special Day Will Be Perfect.

That's what we believe and what we make happen at our eastern Kentucky wedding venue. With Cliffview Resort's years of experience in hosting weddings in the Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge area, you can feel less stressed during your marriage ceremony & reception planning.

Located under an hour from Lexington, Kentucky and beautifully situated in the Red River Gorge, you and your guests will fall in love with both the venue and the team at Cliffview.

From outdoor weddings at Overlook Point to exchanging rings indoors in The Lodge or the Reception Hall, we know what it takes to make your big day perfect.

"We just had our wedding at Cliffview, and could not have been more pleased with the beautifully maintained venue and accommodating staff! They made sure our 100+ guests were well taken care of on our wedding day, and the 30+ people that stayed at the lodge that weekend continue to rave about it!"

~ Ellen G.

The Perfect Destination Wedding for 20 to 250 Guests

With four main wedding venues available to you at Cliffview Resort, your options are almost limitless.

Overlook Point

Overlook point outdoor kentucky wedding venue

Overlook Point offers a 250-degree panoramic view of the Cowan Fork Gorge of the Red River Gorge. Located just 300 yards from the Reception Hall, you and your guests can have the benefit of an amazing outdoor ceremony in a natural setting, without having to hike to it.

The Lodge

Wedding Couple Dancing in Cliffview Lodge in Kentucky

The Cliffview Lodge is an ideal location for ceremonies & receptions with a maximum of 80 guests. Exchange rings outside on the Wedding Deck and cut your cake in the Lodge's Banquet Hall. Rent all 16 rooms of the Cliffview Lodge for your bridal party and turn your magical wedding day into a magical vacation with all those you hold dear.

The Retreat

Newly weds at the Cliffvie Retreat Cabin in Red River Gorge KY

The Retreat at Cliffview can actually be a self-contained wedding cabin for up to 48 overnight guests. From a beautiful exchanging of rings in the gazebo to wine & cheese on the two-story deck to a catered sit-down dinner reception in the kitchen/great room. Your wedding will be perfect.

The Reception Hall

Wedding Reception Hall at Cliffview in Kentucky

Bigger guest list? We've got you taken care of! Our Reception Hall wedding venue can accommodate up to 250 guests. Keep that rustic feel, but also provide your guests with ample room while they dine and dance the night away! The large kitchen in this space allows you or your caterers to prepare meals on site.

Wedding Packages to Make Planning Even Easier

At Cliffview Resort, we want to do everything we can to make your Big Day is as stress-free and fun as possible. That's why we created our Wedding Packages. Want a more custom quote? We're happy to offer that too!

Cliffview Say "I Do" Package


  • Reception Hall (48 Hours Rental)
  • Overlook Point
  • Linens & Overlays (Your Color Choice) Up to 20 Tables
  • Sound System

My Special Day Package

$10,500 (200 Guests) / $8,500 (100 Guests)

  • Reception Hall for 48 Hours
  • Catered Buffet Meal
  • Linens & Overlays (Your Color Choice) for Tables
  • Set Up of White Chairs
  • Overlook Point
  • DJ Service

Forever Yours Package

$9k (Apr & May) / $11.5k (Jun - Oct)

  • Lodging at Cliffview Lodge (16 Rooms / 2 Nights)
  • Banquet Hall (up to 80 guests)
  • Catered Buffet Meal (up to 80 Guests)
  • Linens & Overlays (Your Color Choice) Up to 14 Tables
  • Set Up of White Chairs (80 max)
  • Outside Wedding Deck
  • 8 Hours of Unlimited Photography
  • DJ Service
  • Rustic Centerpieces

The Blissful Package

$18k (Apr & May)/$20.5k (Jun-Oct)

  • Lodging at Cliffview Lodge (16 Rooms / 2 Nights)
  • Reception Hall for 48 hours (up to 200 guests)
  • Buffet Meal (up to 200 guests)
  • Traditional Wedding Cake
  • Bridal Bouquet + Boutonniere
  • Linens & Overlays (Your Color Choice) Up to 25 Tables
  • Set Up of White Chairs (200 max)
  • Overlook Point
  • 1 1/2 Hours of Unlimited Photography
  • DJ Service for Reception
  • Rustic Centerpieces

Amazing Photos of Your Special Day

Whether you get photos from the professional photographer you hired (we're happy to make recommendations) or from your Aunt Helga's iPhone, you'll have the perfect backdrops for almost all the memories from your big day.

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