Private Events at Ashford Acres Inn

As a family owned business we value celebrations, togetherness and memory-making and invite you to host your private event at Ashford Acres Inn for family, friends and colleagues in pursuit of the same. Our extremely high standard of service guarantees warm, southern hospitality that will leave your guests feeling delightfully grateful. 

Ashford Acres Inn provides you and your guests with unmatched quality of service and product. Our staff will plan your event according to your desires alleviating all stress from you as the host, and allowing you to enjoy your party as much as your guests. 

We have multiple event locations to choose from when hosting your event for either a small number of guests all the way up to 250 guests! With on-site catering we offer buffet or plated breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and dessert options, as well as passed or plated appetizers, dessert buffets or cocktail receptions.

A fully stocked and operating bar allows us to offer an open bar, cash bar, beer and wine bar, specialty cocktails, wine tables, wine or bourbon tastings, or beer, wine, liquor or cocktail ordering at the table. 

In addition we have tables, linens, place settings, chairs, antique furniture and displays, and decor exclusively used for our events. 

With a central location to Paris, Ky (14 miles), Georgetown, Ky (21 miles), Lexington, Ky (29 miles) and Cincinnati, Oh (56 miles), Ashford Acres Inn is a convenient location for your  event.

Call 859-298-2989 or email to discuss how Ashford Acres Inn can make your private event unique and memorable for you and your guests.

Bridal Showers
Baby Showers
Birthday Celebrations
Work meetings and presentations
Community Event Celebrations
Family Reunions
Class Reunions
Anniversary Celebrations
Rehearsal Dinners
Family Retreats
Girls’ Getaways
Friend Retreats
Graduation Celebrations & Dinners
Game Nights
Proposal Opportunities
Photograph Opportunities
Award Ceremonies
Holiday Celebrations 


Public Events at Ashford Acres Inn

Ashford Acres Inn also hosts numerous public events for guests to attend with reservations or tickets. 

Upcoming events 

Contact us to make your reservations. 
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Candlelight Dinner on Friday, December 6

The Beginning…

Cranberry Pecan Salad
Homemade Yeast Rolls with Honey Butter

The Middle…

Filet Mignon
Sauteed Vegetables
Rosemary Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

The Finish…
Your Choice of

Upside Down Chocolate Pudding
Pecan Pie

Candlelight Dinner on Thursday, December 19

The Beginning…

Creamy Vegetable Soup
Homemade Yeast Rolls with Cinnamon Butter

The Middle…

Beef Tenderloin 
Rosemary Chicken
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Southern Style Green Beans

The Finish… 

‘The Dessert’ – Marshmallow and Pineapple Family Recipe, coated in Creamy Custard
Chocolate Cheesecake with Drizzled Chocolate and Candy Cane Crumbles  


Santa Claus will be at our Holiday Brunch Buffet!


Ticketed Events

Two hands putting together a holiday wreath with greenery, red berries and small pinecones

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop, December 8, 2-5pm, $45
Enjoy cocktails, appetizers and a wreath making workshop with Brownings Blossoms

Christmas on the Farm, December 21, 12-8pm, $10 at entrance or online
Festive holiday fun for the whole family!


Santa and Mrs. Claus
Carriage Rides
Petting Zoo
Christmas Decorations & Lights
Property History Tours
Hot Chocolate Stand
Chili & Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Corn Muffins
Bar with Signature Holiday Cocktails
Vendors for Holiday Shopping
S’mores and Bonfires
Lawn Games


Abstract Distractions – Arts & crafts, bourbon barrel crafts, wood crafts
NEW: Angelic Skintimacy – Ky Proud bath and body items
Arbonne with Lou Ann Garrison

NEW: Blue Lotus Pottery – Pottery
Brookland’s Design – Handmade earrings
Brownings Blossoms Flower Cart
Burley Market – Cinnamon rolls, packaged breads & cookies, and gifts

NEW: Color Street Nails – Nail stickers
Cosmic Cotton Candy
Cynthiana Mercantile Co. – Home goods and apparel
Drip Coffee Truck

NEW: 11th & Main Creations
Eva’s CreAsian – Handcrafted loofah’s and botanical soaps
Gracelyn Home Boutique
Happy Coffee
The Littlest Shop – Baby and children’s clothes
Namasoy Candles & Co. – Natural soy candles and crafts
Nan and Paps – Crafts, handmade wood items

NEW: The Old Milkhouse – Jams & jellies
On the Line Accessories – Earrings
Purple House Press – Children’s books
Queens of Sweets Treats – Baked goods
Rustic Rooster Custom Metal – Metal decor and signs
Short Stuff Gifts – Decorated gourds, keychains, wristlets
The Simple Kitchen – Allergy and paleo friendly baked goods
Soulrebelex – Organic body care

NEW: Three Crafty Nurses – Hand painted signs, home decor and custom t-shirts
NEW: Touch of Fudge – Fudge
Touchstone Crystal – Swarovski jewelry and ornaments
Twin Creek Pops – Lollipops, lollipop bouquets, hard candy and candy apples 
NEW: The Urban Wino – Wine supplies and wooden pens
NEW: Whimsical Treasure Co. – Fairy lanterns

Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Bash, December 31, 8pm-12am, $30
Celebrate the arrival of the new 20’s decade with food, drinks, music, dancing, photo booth, cash bar and more!