Capitol Events

The Kentucky Statehouse - The Commonwealth's Magnificent EdificeThe Kentucky Statehouse and grounds are not available for private special event rental. The Kentucky Statehouse is available for the following types of governmental and business-oriented events:

  • Press Conferences
  • Proclamation Signings
  • Protests
  • Special Announcements
  • Legislative Bill Signings

Other types of events may be considered, but only under the guidelines set forth by the Historic Properties Advisory Commission.

The Finance and Administration Cabinet permits persons, organizations, or groups to use Commonwealth Facilities for various purposes and events when the use will not interfere with or disrupt government functions. Requests will generally be scheduled on a "first come, first served" basis.

The Governor will have priority over use of the Rotunda and other public areas of the Statehouse. The Division of Historic Properties reserves the right to relocate any activity at our discretion if the Governor needs any area. Events may be held Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (regular business hours) excluding state holidays.  Due to COVID-19, public events inside the Capitol are restricted until further notice.

If you would like to proceed in reserving the Kentucky State Capitol, please use our

  Inquiry Form​​​​​

Please be advised, the form is for inquiries only.​  For more information on use of the Statehouse public spaces and grounds, please contact Statehouse Scheduling at (502) 564-3449, or by e-mail: Capitol Tour Desk.


Capitol Display Cases

Kentucky State Capitol display casesNear the Capitol Rotunda on the west side of the building are four display cases. The display cases are offered when available to museums, artists, educational, governmental, or other types of non-profit organizations. The cases are primarily to promote tourism and the arts and culture of Kentucky.

The cases may be reserved for up to 30 days, subject to availability and discretion of the Division of Historic Properties. For more information on the Capitol Display cases, please contact Capitol Tour Desk, or call the Capitol tour desk at 502-564-3449 or 502-564-3000.​​​​​

Capitol Events