Nestled off Tucker Station Road, Blackacre’s historic homestead captures the idyllic rustic charm and breathtaking beauty of years past – perfect for weddings of all sizes.

Established in 1795, the homestead includes a recently restored 1844 farmhouse, double-crib barn along with 280-acres of rolling meadows, fields and lush forests.  Our open-vendor policy allows you the opportunity to plan and create your special day as you envisioned.  

With the Bridal package, the homestead is closed to the public for you and your guests to celebrate your special day!

We are located 25 minutes east of downtown Louisville off 265 and Taylorsville Road.

Blackacre wedding packages include:

  • 280- acre beautiful homestead closed for your private event
  • Open-vendor policy allows you to:
    • Choose your own vendors
    • Create the style you want for your wedding 
    • Have more control over your budget
  • 1-hour rehearsal the day before (with bridal package option)
  • Ample parking for guests

Below are our package options that offers you multiple ways to celebrate your happily ever after!


Bridal Package: Presley Tyler House, Barn & Grounds (Our most popular option) $1,950 for 8 hours. This is the perfect package for your big day! It includes the historic Presley Tyler House for your bridal party preparations and the historic Barn & Grounds for a truly unique and customizable ceremony and reception for up to 300 guests.  Meadow option available for up to 100 guests.

Historic Homestead & Grounds $1,500.00 for 6 hours. Are you looking for a reception-only venue? This option is ideal for you! 

For a maximum of 300 people, the 200-year-old barn is wonderful and customizable with options for dance floor space, photo booth and bar set-up. Whether open-air or tented, the picturesque surrounding grounds provide a scenic space for any reception.

For a maximum of 100 people, the meadow by the historic farmhouse with horses galloping in the field behind is perfect place for a memorable event. 

Presley Tyler 1844 Farmhouse $1,200.00 for 6 Hours. The Tyler house is a popular option and perfect for small receptions. The interior of the home can accommodate up to 40 guests for cocktail style receptions.

Included in all our rental options, is an on-site venue coordinator.  This person is the Blackacre liaison for the use of the facility and grounds.  Day-Of coordination service is available for an additional fee.

We love the many creative ways brides have designed their weddings at Blackacre. Every couple has a beautiful story to tell and Blackacre gives people the flexibility to uniquely express that on their wedding day.

For more information send a message or call the office at 502-266-9802

Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead

Opening Hours:
Daily from dawn to dusk

Phone: (502)266-9802

Address: 3200 Tucker Station Road Louisville, KY 40299