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Celebrate your wedding event aboard this unique Louisville venue!

5 Wedding Events Available Aboard Belle of Louisville Riverboats

Written by Megan J. Meunier, Marketing and Hospitality Intern

Looking for a unique venue in Louisville to celebrate your wedding event? Look no further than Belle of Louisville Riverboats! There is no better way to celebrate your engagement, bridal shower, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner or send-off brunch than to spend it aboard the historic Belle of Louisville or the charming Mary M. Miller! Pick your special day and we will do the rest!


Surprising that special someone with the most important question, but want to ask it somewhere unforgettable? Our Wedding Coordinator, Diane Eisenback, has arranged countless engagements onboard our vessels throughout the years, each one as special as the couple getting engaged. We can go as simple as an onboard proposal or as extravagant as a rooftop proposal during Thunder Over Louisville. Just let us know your vision and our team will do the rest! No matter what you envision for your romantic proposal, when you combine your special moment with a riverboat, you are sure to create the proposal of a lifetime. (Not sure if a riverboat proposal is right for you? Email Diane to arrange site visit!)

bridal showers

It is only right that a bridal shower happens on the water! Belle of Louisville offers many options aboard the iconic riverboats when it comes to personalizing your celebration. For example, if you are looking for a more private celebration, take advantage of a private deck charter, Captain’s Quarters reservation or full boat charter. You can also bring your group aboard to celebrate on one of our public cruises, meaning you can choose the perfect cruise for your celebration based on live music performances and themes!

rehearsal dinners

Hosting your rehearsal dinner aboard Belle of Louisville Riverboats has its perks! There are several options on how you can hold your rehearsal dinner aboard a historic venue like the Belle of Louisville or a charming venue like the Mary M. Miller, such as a private boat charter or private deck charter. However, our most popular rehearsal dinner option is Captain’s Dinner, which features a self-guided behind-the-scenes tour, a delicious 4-star dinner, live music, a meet & greet with Captain & Crew and more!


A lifetime of happiness begins when a couple says “I do” on their romantic riverboat wedding. With options available to fit a wide range of budgets, a wedding onboard Belle of Louisville Riverboats can be as small as an intimate ceremony for two or a large celebration of 600+. With each wedding package available, our Wedding Event Coordinator—Diane Eisenback—will be there to guide you to make sure each detail lives up to your vision.
Weddings can be held on either the Belle of Louisville or the Mary M. Miller riverboat. Not only is each boat a beautiful and unique Louisville wedding venue, but it means taking advantage of beautiful scenery and a river view like no other on one of the most important days of your life. After all, a riverboat is such a unique backdrop to a romantic wedding! Ready to learn more about this unique wedding venue in Louisville? Schedule a site visit today by emailing our Wedding Coordinator at

vow renewals

Looking for an extra romantic spot to renew your vows? Belle of Louisville Riverboats is the perfect romantic location! Belle of Louisville Riverboats offers a venue just as special as your vow renewals. After all, renewing vows is a time of celebration and reaffirmation to one another, so why not celebrate somewhere special? Following the ceremony, couples also have the option to take a Sunset Cruise that is sure to take your breath away for a post-celebration event! Whether you are looking for an intimate vow renewal or a large party in celebration of the marriage, Belle of Louisville Riverboats can meet both of those needs.

meet the wedding coordinator: diane eisenback

Diane Eisenback, our wedding coordinator, has 30 years of experience in the wedding field. She has a passion for making your day perfect and your wedding dreams come true. Diane says, “The Belle has a long history, and when you combine that with a couple’s beginning of a lifetime together it makes the experience unlike any other location.”

Diane loves being part of the team that is instrumental in planning and executing details in a couple’s special day. Her service as wedding coordinator come included in each of our wedding packages. These include personal wedding planning to orchestrate all details, intimate weddings, simple wedding planning and more! Contact Diane for your wedding event planning at

how to plan a wedding event aboard belle of louisville riverboats

When looking for a unique and fun venues for your special day, no matter whether you are looking to celebrate an engagement, rehearsal dinner, wedding, and more, look no further than Belle of Louisville Riverboats. Be sure to check out more details on our wedding event options and arrange a site visit with our wedding coordinator, Diane! We look forward to working with you and hope to make your special day unforgettable.

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