Banquet Centers, Lodges & Meeting Rooms

Fernbank Lodge

Fernbank Lodge

Fernbank Lodge features a beautiful terrace overlooking the Ohio River, a fully-equipped kitchen, portable bar, exterior grills, and 12-foot banquet tables and chairs. This facility is available to rent year-round.

For more information or to reserve this space, please contact our Guest Relations Office at 513-521-7275.


50 Thornton Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45233

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Phone: 513-521-7275

Reservation Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Memorial Day – Labor Day
  • Weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Weekends 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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  • Availability & Rates


    All year
    10 a.m.–midnight

    Not available: 

    • Thanksgiving Eve/ Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Eve / Christmas Day
    • New Years Eve/ New Years Day


    Holidays: $700
    Friday–Sunday: $700
    Monday–Thursday: $370

    Additional Day: $275
    Not applicable on Saturdays and Sundays

    Rental fee includes park entry for all invited guests.

    Great Parks is a government agency and does not accept tips or gratuities of any kind. 

  • Features


    100 people

    Tables & Seating 

    (10) 12'x30" folding banquet tables
    (100) black stackable chairs
    (2) 8' tables for food, gifts, etc. 

    (5) 46" round picnic tables 


    • Features a stained concrete floor, wood wainscoting on walls
    • Heated and air-conditioned
    • Kitchen area with refrigerator, convection oven, sink, counter space and shelves
    • 4' portable bar
    • 8'x8' mounted screen
    • Coat rack
    • Restrooms
    • Electrical outlets 
    • An outside terrace overlooking the Ohio River includes a large double grill, lined trash cans, recycling receptacles and a water spigot 

    Food & Beverages

    Guests can provide their own food and beverages, including alcohol, or choose a caterer to provide all food and beverages. 

  • Open House Tour

    To view the facility, an open house is held on the second Saturday of the month from 8–9:30 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, check Park Notifications for changes or cancellations to the open house schedule. You can view the outside of the facility any day from dawn until dusk. When visiting the site, please be courteous if an event is in progress.

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