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One of the most vital decisions for your big day is choosing the venue. This will hold a special place in you and your partner’s life forever and should capture exactly what you expect your wedding day to feel like.
Much like engagement rings, wedding venues are not a one-size-fits-all solution. Numerous factors go into deciding the perfect place for you to celebrate, including:
- Location – Where do you want to get married ? How far are your guests willing to travel ?
- Style – What do you want your backdrop to look like in your wedding photos ?
- Size – How big does your venue need to be ?
- Budget – How much can you afford for your big day ?
Once you have those questions answered, you can find the perfect venue for your wedding day.
Say ‘I Do’ to These Pittsburgh Wedding Venues
Western Pennsylvania offers beautiful venues in various forms, and many of them are conveniently located in the Pittsburgh region. Here are 10 of Pittsburgh’s top wedding venues:
1. Omni William Penn Hotel
Between six luxurious ballrooms spread across more than 20,000 square feet of elegance, the options are endless in one of Pittsburgh’s grandest wedding venues. If you want to throw your wedding with style, the Omni William Penn may be your dream come true.
2. Allegheny Country Club
Located in Sewickley Heights 15 miles north of Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny Country Club is a great option for a traditional venue. The grounds of the country club provide guests with a fresh, open concept with both indoor and outdoor options — perfect for any season.
3. Carnegie Museums Oakland
If you aim to get away from the traditional venue but would like to have a classy feel to your day, there’s no place better than the Carnegie Museum of Natural Art and History. Here you will spend your special day with your loved ones while also enjoying exhibits under the museum’s beautiful, modern architecture. This venue is sure to stand out !
Known for its unmatched views of the city, LeMont is an elegant banquet space on Mt. Washington. This Pittsburgh wedding venue will dazzle with the energy from your guests and the sparkling city lights below. Is a jaw-dropping banquet space in your wedding dreams ? If so, we recommend you check out LeMont.
5. University Club
Located in Oakland on the University of Pittsburgh campus, University Club is a classic venue catering to both small and large weddings. Whether you choose to go intimate or grand, the venue is customizable to fit your wedding plans. Bonus: There’s a gorgeous rooftop terrace where you and your guests can catch some fresh air during the festivities.
6. The Pennsylvanian
Sharing your first toast in downtown Pittsburgh at the original Pittsburgh’s Penn Station will be sure to take your breath away. From the unique cocktail experience under the rotunda to dancing the night away under The Grand Hall’s skylight, this venue is a magical place to begin your marriage.
7. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
This memorial hall and museum is another great option for the couple who likes to customize their wedding experience. Celebrate your wedding in a modern yet timeless venue that also holds plenty of history.
8. Longue Vue Club
If you can’t decide between an outdoor or indoor wedding, the Longue Vue Club may be your solution. The club is located 20 minutes from Downtown on top of a manicured golf course. Longue Vue accommodates wedding parties large or small, and the venue offers the assistance of their onsite event coordinators to make your planning completely stress-free.
9. Heinz Chapel
Heinz Chapel is one of the most popular buildings in Oakland. The iconic red doors open into a stunning, high ceiling church that will serve as the stage for your wedding ceremony. And don’t worry—you don’t have to be a University of Pittsburgh alumni to celebrate your marriage here !
10. Grand Concourse
Celebrate your wedding across the bridge from Downtown Pittsburgh in Station Square at the Grand Concourse. Stepping into the former railroad station, you may be stunned by the vintage decor, stained glass windows, and cathedral ceiling, but that is not all The Grand Concourse offers. The seats along the large windows showcase the Pittsburgh skyline to leave your guests in aw.
Once you have your venue picked out, you’ll need to plan for your music. Check our Planning Resources for help.