Bridal Party
Photographer: Jonathan Gibson Photography
Wedding Reception in The Assembly
Photographer: AJ Studio
Bride & Groom's First Dance
Photographer: AJ Studio

Your Cincinnati Wedding Reimagined

Cincinnati couples find it effortless to envision their weddings in this one-of-a-kind event space. Exploring our photos is just the first step. We are proud to share with you this amazing, restored, historic OTR wedding venue.

Amazing Day, Amazing Memories

At first glance and tour, couples fall in love with the space for its unique architecture, immaculate details, sophisticated ambiance and absolute hidden wonders—like the Bridal Tower tucked away in the old bell tower and dressed in plush, luxurious comfort or the soaring vaulted ceilings of The Assembly. Couples are thankful to revisit the historic, distinctive, warm and detail-rich spaces backdrops to their beautiful weddings photos of this joyful memory.

Wedding Collections

This is a great time of joy in your life and planning a wedding and getting married are unique and special experiences. We understand that you may look at many venues, but your heart will fall in love with only one and we hope The Transept is that one. We have designed two collections, as well as custom experiences to fit most budgets. Our wedding collections range from $105 – $145 per guest and can be even more financially beneficial if you are flexible on your date. They include many items that you would expect and some amazing enhancements that can be added to each! If this seems to be exactly what you have been looking for, please contact us. We look forward to being of service to you!

Best Day Ever
  • All Day Venue Access
  • Use of Bell Tower (as a Private Suite for the bridal party-all day access)
  • Use of The Agreeing Room (as a Private Suite for the groomsmen-all day access)
  • Wedding Designer (to assist in the wedding process by selecting and coordinating design elements, event flow and timeline, as well as best utilization of the space)
  • Wedding Day Coordination (if onsite ceremony*)
  • Day-of Host (provides all day butler service, with special attention to any last minute bridal needs)
  • Tables and Chairs (to seat up to 230 guests)
  • Classic White China, Silverware & Stemware
  • Linens and Napkins (your choice of color)
  • Set Up & Teardown of your decor
  • Tasting (for the couple and up to 4 additional guests)
  • Bridal Party Lunch (for up to 10 guests)
  • Vendor Meals (for up to 10)
  • ADA Accessibility
Beverage Service (for up to 5 hours***)
  • House Bar Package
  • Domestic and local craft beers
  • Selection of imported wines
  • Coffee and hot tea service
Cocktail Hour
  • 4-5 selected hors d’Oeuvres, seasonally designed and hand passed
  • Use of The North Tap Room, The Registrar and The Vestry Bar**
  • In house music or DJ connection
  • Private hors d’oeuvre and beverage service to the bride and groom in the Bridal Suite
  • One batch of a specialty cocktail
Three Course Culinary Experience
  • Seasonal and locally sourced salad with local breads from Sixteen Bricks
  • Up to 3 entree selections, including single plated, duet plated, guest choice, family style or Buffet (No extra fees for dietary restrictions)
  • Complimentary champagne toast for the wedding party
  • Wedding cake cutting service, including cake knife and server

*$1,500.00 Ceremony Fee applies
**Included in the ceremony fee if onsite. Rental of these spaces is available if the ceremony is offsite.
***City Noise Ordinance: 12AM on Friday and Saturday; 11PM Sunday-Thursday
****Collection fees and price subject to change

All prices, excluding venue rental, are subject to a 17% Production Fee. All-inclusive per-person pricing for children ages 2 – 12 will be charged a flat rate of $20. Applicable Sales Tax will also be added to the final invoice. Gratuity is on food and beverage totals and at the client’s discretion.

Find Your Perfect Space

As a popular wedding location in Cincinnati, The Assembly has helped host and celebrate hundreds of beautiful weddings. Our other Transept spaces have also played host to some of the most memorable wedding celebrations—engagement parties, showers, rehearsal dinners—in the Cincinnati area, too.

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A Funky’s Catering Events Venue

For over 30 years, Funky’s has sought excellence through serving others. It is our passion and promise to you and to each other. Like The Transept, all of our amazing venues enjoy the Funky’s signature welcoming staff, servant leadership and passionate quality.

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What Our Clients Say

“A gorgeous venue with an amazing staff who are dedicated to making your day perfect. What more could a bride ask for? I could not be happier with The Transept and Funky’s Catering.”
—Meggie via The Knot

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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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