Kavanaugh Conference and Retreat Center is a wonderful, beautiful place for wedding and wedding receptions. The grounds and lake are beautiful for photo shoots and for you guests to enjoy the natural and nature setting of our great outdoors.


Holloway Conference Center

  • Seats 256 persons at tables of eight. Maximum of 32 tables.
  • A large serving kitchen, separate from the reception area.
  • The adjoining “Mosley Gathering Area” allows additional gathering space for food service.
  • The reception area has a wood burning fireplace and A/V equipment as well as microphones.

Learn more about Holloway Conference Center

Fanelli Hall

  • Located on the lower level of the Holloway Center.
  • Seats 112 persons at tables of 8. Maximum of 19 tables.
  • The reception area has a wood burning fireplace and A/V equipment as well as microphones.
  • This room exits onto the beautiful grounds of Kavanaugh.

Learn more about Fanelli Hall

McDowell Auditorium (Tabernacle)

  • Historic covered open-air worship facility built in 1877.
  • Seating capacity of 500.
  • Located within the Tabernacle is a chapel for smaller wedding groups.
  • The Chapel is air conditioned and heated.

Learn more about McDowell Auditorium

All of these areas are open for inspection. Please call (502) 241-9091 and set up an appointment.

Ask us about catering!

This is your special day and you want the food you serve to your guests to be great. Kavanaugh’s professional culinary staff can provide a wide range of delicious meal options for your reception.

Mission Base Camp

Kavanaugh is partnered with several local organizations who can use your group’s help to meet the physical and spiritual needs of our community.


Meetings & Conferences

Situated just 10 minutes outside eastern Louisville, Kavanaugh has four separate meeting spaces that can accomodate groups up to 500 people.



With it’s serene setting off the beaten path in Oldham County, Kavanaugh is a great place to connect with God and energize your spirit.


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