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Drees Pavilion

A historic treasure and award-winning event space in the prominent Devou Park

About Drees Pavilion

Whether you’ve dreamed of an intimate ceremony in a charming outdoor gazebo, an al fresco reception on a beautiful terrace or a grand celebration in a sweeping ballroom, The Drees Pavilion is the perfect setting for your wedding. It’s also a prime location for business meetings and social gatherings.

Located on the highest overlook in Devou Park, the, 10,000-square-foot pavilion features a sweeping outdoor terrace, covered patio and a 2,500-square-foot gazebo. The venue overlooks both Cincinnati and Covington and offers seating to up to 300 guests.

venue details
Up to 300 seated / Up to 425 cocktail / Modern Banquet Room / $$$ / Covington, KY

Schedule a personalized tour

Simply find a date and time that works for you. Once the date is confirmed, head over for your in-person tour. Our planners can’t wait to walk you through the spaces and answer any questions you have along the way. We ask that you please schedule your tour at least 24 hours in advance. Tours generally run an hour.

Our Spaces

Ballroom (Full Facility)

The luxurious 5940-square-foot ballroom features a 16-foot ceiling and can seat up to 300 guests and account for a classroom of 225 guests.

  • Up to 300 guests
  • 5940 square feet
  • 16 foot ceiling

1928 Room

1960 Square Feet
11 Foot Ceiling
Dinner/Dance Banquet: 100 Guests
Classroom: 75 Guests

  • Up to 100 guests
  • 1960 square feet
  • 11 Foot Ceiling

Overlook Room

2020 Square Feet
Dinner/Dance Banquet: 100 Guests
Classroom: 75 Guests

  • Up to 100 guests
  • 2020 square feet

Diamond Room

1960 Square Feet
Dinner/Dance Banquet: 100 Guests
Classroom: 75 Guests

  • Up to 100 guests
  • 1960 square feet
  • 11 Foot Ceiling


The Drees Pavilion has a lovely outside gazebo, perfect for having your wedding ceremony outdoors overlooking the city of Cincinnati. It can hold up to 200 guests.

  • Up to 200 guests

Features of Drees Pavilion

  • Outdoor event space
  • Ceremony space
  • Complimentary parking
  • Tables and chairs included
  • Linens included
  • China, flatware, stemware, centerpieces
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Day-of coordinator
  • Podium
  • Dance floor
  • Bridal suite

Happy Clients

We used McHale’s to cater our wedding at Drees Pavilion, and I couldn’t be happier. The food was delicious and the staff was fantastic. Everything was executed perfectly too. If you need a caterer for any event, don’t hesitate to choose McHale’s; you won’t be disappointed.
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Andy B.
McHales all did amazing and we have you to thank for helping make our wedding day perfect!!
Mackenzie D.


  • Drees Pavilion has over 38 weddingwire reviews
  • Drees Pavilion was voted as the Best Place to Get Married by the readers of NKY Magazine.
  • Weddingwire couples' choice awards - drees pavilion
  • Drees Pavilion - The Knot Best of Weddings Winner

Schedule your personalized tour with one of our planners today!

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