Bridal Tower
Photographer: Steph Keller Photography
Bride & Groom First Look
Photographer: Steph Keller Photography

The Bridal Tower

What makes this wedding venue stand out from others in Cincinnati? Brides have told us that the beautiful, private, unique Bridal Tower situated in the old bell tower of the once Old St. John’s Church has been a deciding factor in choosing to celebrate at The Transept.

Bridesmaids getting ready in the Bridal Tower at The Transept

Relax in Luxury

The Bridal Tower is a plush, comfortable, rustic yet modern room dedicated to the bride and her party where makeup, hair and pre-ceremony relaxation can take place in historic luxury.

Mimosa bar in the Bridal Tower at The Transept


  • 2 hair/makeup stations
  • Full length mirror
  • Feminine lounge furniture
  • Photo-worthy gown display ladder
  • High speed internet

What Our Clients Say

“My husband and I held our wedding reception at The Transept in March and are so pleased with that decision! The bridesmaids and I had a blast getting ready in the beautiful bridal tower. DelightMore staff was wonderful, truly anticipating and accommodating all of our needs for the day. Our family and friends have all remarked on how beautiful the venue was, and we couldn't agree more. Our photos turned out beautifully, thanks to the gorgeous architecture and design, notably the lovely stained glass windows. This was the perfect space for our 150-guest reception, as it felt intimate, warm, and inviting.”
—Janet via Wedding Wire

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We would love to welcome you to The Transept. Please call 513.841.9999 or click the button below to get in touch.

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Service excellence and culinary delight are more than promises, they’re part of who we are. Founded in 2022 by Michael “Funky” Forgus and Don Vonderhaar, DelightMore brings a combined 70 years of care and experience to your table. At our venues or yours, we’d love for you and your guests—to be our guest.

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