Whether you are planning a casual barbecue or an elegant black-tie affair, the Peterson-Dumesnil House offers the perfect venue for your celebration. We have an experienced staff who can serve your needs, large or small, simple or elegant. With our beautifully landscaped grounds and historic home as your backdrop, we cater to all types of events inside and out!


The Peterson-Dumesnil House is the perfect venue for your wedding. Conveniently located close to downtown in the Crescent Hill neighborhood, the Peterson-Dumesnil House and property offer a beautiful backdrop for ceremony photos. 

Whether you plan your ceremony in the wedding garden, on the porch, or under a tent on the grounds, the property offers plenty of options to suit your specific needs.

The Peterson-Dumesnil House also offers a comfortable setting for the wedding party to assemble and get ready before the big event, with separate bride and groom dressing rooms and bathrooms upstairs.


Conveniently located in Crescent Hill, minutes from downtown, the Peterson-Dumesnil House is an ideal location for corporate events. With spacious rooms and a wrap around porch, the Peterson-Dumesnil House can accommodate groups of all sizes. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide lots of light and fantastic views of the landscaped grounds. Host your event indoors in one of our beautifully decorated rooms, or on the porch for a more casual setting. The Peterson-Dumesnil House also offers Wi-Fi connectivity. 


The Peterson-Dumesnil House hosts numerous community events throughout the year, including the Fourth of July Festival, Easter Egg Hunt, Chili Night Out and Holiday Open House. Many local groups hold their monthly meetings at the house, including the Louisville Mandolin Orchestra, Louisville Historical League, Crescent Hill Community Council, and Crescent Hill Garden Club. You can also find yoga classes on the porch twice a week. Find out what else is going on at the Peterson-Dumesnil House. 

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The Peterson-Dumesnil House is the perfect venue for your special event. Whether you choose to host indoors or outdoors, or both, the Peterson-Dumesnil House and landscaped grounds offer space for events large or small. The Peterson-Dumesnil House has hosted special events of all kinds, including:

  • Graduations
  • Baby Showers
  • Bridal Showers
  • Holiday Parties
  • Birthday Parties
  • Retirement Parties
  • Derby Events
  • Christenings
  • Baptisms
  • Memorials

Whatever you are looking to celebrate, we can help you make it extra special!