Hardin County Armory Restoration Foundation Kenton, Ohio

Many of our brides are having both their ceremony and reception at the Armory, there is no additional charge. We do not have preferred vendors so you choose your caterer, florist, DJ or band. You are also free to bring in your own food and decide whether you serve alcohol or not. We do not require the purchase of event insurance. There is no curfew.

INCLUDED: 51 round tables, 6 foot diameter, 24 - 8 foot buffet tables with standard 2" tabletop thickness easily accepts skirting, 6 - 6 foot buffet tables, as well as approximately 440 upholstered chairs. We provide paper products for the restrooms, trash bags and trash pick-up. Limited table setup. Our kitchen is set up for serving not preparing food. We have a warmer/proofer, 3 - refrigerators with no freezer section (16.7 cubic feet) and a small chest freezer. We clean before and after.

The facility has heat/AC, handicapped access, and a family/handicapped restroom, including a changing station.

NOT INCLUDED: Table linens are not provided by the Armory

We have two rooms available for the bridal parties that are not included with the ballroom for $100.00 each.

Contact Info

128 N. Main St., P O Box 594 • Kenton, OH • 43326

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 350 / 425

We can seat 325 - 350 on the ballroom floor with additional seating on the balcony. The number of guests you can seat on the first floor depends on the space allowed for dance floor, caterer, head table, DJ/band. etc.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Castle, Ballroom, Historical Building

On-Site Cuisine Options: Use Your Own Caterer


Rental options for weekends and holidays are $3,250 for Friday 9:00 a.m. through Sunday 9:00 a.m. $250 of the $3,250 is a refundable security deposit. Bridal rooms available for $100.00 each. Weekdays Monday- Thursday $600.00 are 24-hour rentals 9:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. the following day. $100.00 of the $600.00 listed is a refundable security deposit.

Venue Features

  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Wheelchair