By Alexandra Meier

To set the stage for your beautiful day, you must find a venue that meets all of your needs. We’ve compiled 30+ options to make the decision even easier for you!

Omni William Penn Hotel

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Photograph from Weddings by Alisa

The Omni William Penn Hotel, a 1916 National Historic Landmark, features hand-painted murals and ornate gold leafing in its unique ballrooms. The hotel is timeless, elegant, and whimsical, offering modern amenities to suit the most discerning guest.

→ Omni William Penn Hotel, Downtown. 412.281.7100. omnihotels.com/pittsburgh.

Capacity: 700
Exclusive caterer: Chefs of the Omni William Penn Hotel
Indoor space only book: 18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Four hours of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner, sparkling wine toast for bridal party
On-site coordinators: Four experienced on-site catering manager

PNC Park

Photograph from Vonnie Bowley

Photograph from Vonnie Bowley

PNC Park offers unique venues that can accommodate 20-250 guests with captivating views of PNC Park and Downtown Pittsburgh, world-class cuisine, and multi-media capabilities that will make your wedding a home run.

→ PNC Park, North Shore. 412.325.4746. pirates.com/pncparkevents.

Capacity: 20-250
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for details
Included in price: Five-hour reception, tables, chairs, china, selected linens, event staff, parking service, photo opportunities, planning coordination
On-site coordinators: Experienced sales and catering managers on site

Lidia’s Pittsburgh

Photograph from Kelly Campbell

Photograph from Kelly Campbell

From the four-course, traditional Italian dinner menu to the Antipasti Rustica Buffet option for cocktail receptions, Lidia’s Pittsburgh can host a variety of events with flexible menus for any occasion. Enclosed in glass windows overlooking the glow of the main dining room floor, Lidia’s Loft can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated event, or 120 guests for a cocktail reception. Whether it’s a brunch, lunch, or an elegant event, Lidia’s Loft provides the perfect ambiance.

→ Lidia’s Pittsburgh, Strip District. 412.552.0150. jfawcett@lidias-pittsburgh.com. lidias-pittsburgh.com.

Capacity: 100 seated, 120 for cocktail receptions; buy-out option available for larger functions
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums range from $500-$4,000, depending on the space, day/time of week, and day/time of year.
Included in price: Tables, chairs, linens, fresh flower arrangements
On-site coordinator: Sales and Marketing Manager Jessica Fawcett

The Atrium

Photograph from Natalia Dove/2nd II None Productions

Photograph from Natalia Dove/2nd II None Productions

The Atrium offers the convenience of the reception and ceremony at the same site. We have everything here; you only have to bring a few things. We also have three ceremony locations, including an indoor back-up on site,” says events coordinator Kristen Kane. And, because The Atrium only schedules one event at a time, you are sure to receive the staff’s undivided attention.

→ The Atrium, Prospect. 724.865.2830. theatriumonline.com.

Capacity: 280
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: At least one year in advance
Pricing minimum: $39 per guest
Included in price: Lovely landscaped areas for photos and outdoor socializing, setup/cleanup, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, linens, china, centerpieces
On-site coordinator: Kristen Kane

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

Photograph from SkySight Photography

Photograph from SkySight Photography

In the heart of the city, the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown offers panoramic views and is in walking distance of hundreds of restaurants and entertainment hot spots. It boasts more than 60,000 square feet of beautifully designed event spaces and seating. The King’s Garden Ballroom is a contemporary space with a separate pre-function area, while the grand ballroom is elegant and chic. The hotel houses 712 guest rooms, including 73 suites.

→ Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, Downtown. 412.594.5131. abarna@wyndham.com. wyndhamgrandpittsburgh.com.

Capacity: 1,400
Exclusive Caterer: In-house, Chef Dean Gress; outside catering permitted
Indoor/outdoor space book: Up to 18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Hors d’oeuvres, premium bar, Champagne toast, cake, wine service with plated dinner, linens, chair covers with sash, candles, up-lighting, luxury suite
On-site coordinator: Director of Weddings & Special Events Ashley (Barna) Brown

The National Aviary

Photograph from Aaron Varga Photography

Photograph from Aaron Varga Photography

The National Aviary is a place where wedding guests will enjoy a memorable evening amidst the blossoming rose garden, dancing under the beautiful glass-domed atrium, and mingling with its fine-feathered friends while strolling through the tropical exhibits. With several unique and customizable spaces, The National Aviary is perfect for a casual cocktail party or elegant sit-down dinner at any time of the year.

→ The National Aviary, North Side. 412.258.9436. MyEvent@aviary.org. aviary.org.

Capacity: 150 dinner/dance; 180 seated; 500 cocktail-style
Exclusive caterer: Atria’s Catering
Indoor/outdoor space book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Rentals start at $1,850; call or visit website for more information.
Included in price: Exclusive access to exhibits; spectacular photo opportunities; tables and chairs; private parking; event staff, including animal trainers and maintenance team
On-site coordinator: Karen Sipe

Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar

Photograph from Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar

Photograph from Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar

Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar can host a variety of events with flexible menus for any occasion, including multi-course plated meals, buffets, stationed options, or even cocktail receptions. Its private back dining room can accommodate up to 60 guests, and the entire restaurant space can be rented out for groups of 120-200. The restaurant will also come to you via catering for brunch, lunch, dinner, or an event in your home.

→ Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar, Aspinwall. 412.408.3258. cornerstonepgh@gmail.com. cornerstonepgh.com.

Capacity: 60 seated; entire restaurant space rental available for groups of 120-200
Preferred caterer: In-house, off-site catering available
Indoor/outdoor space book: Flexible
Pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums range, depending on the space and day/time
On-site coordinator: General Manager Erin Connolly

Bella Sera

Photograph from Terry Clark

Photograph from Terry Clark

Bella Sera weddings are as unique as the couples they honor! Crowned “Best of Weddings 2013-16” by The Knot and as a WeddingWire 2015-2016 Couple’s Choice Award winner, they tastefully combine the exact ingredients of which dream weddings are made — incredible food, extraordinary service, and the perfect ambiance. Ask about Signature Saturday, Fabulous Friday, and Winter Wedding packages, which feature a four-course dinner, hosted bar, custom wedding cake, DJ entertainment, photography package, and more. They also host ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, and showers.

→ Bella Sera, Canonsburg. 724.745.5575×101. Weddings@bellaserapgh.com. bellaserapgh.com.

Capacity: 40-400
Exclusive caterer: Bella Sera Catering
Indoor/outdoor space book: Call or email as soon as possible
Pricing minimum: Varies based on day of week
Included in price: Venue, food, alcohol
On-site coordinator: Lauren Madison

Succop Nature Park

Photograph from The Brand Studio

Photograph from The Brand Studio

The natural beauty of Succop Nature Park, one of Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s natural reserves, will set the tone for your perfect wedding and reception. Succop Nature Park is located on 50 picturesque acres with walking trails, ponds, a newly renovated outdoor pavilion, and a historic mansion. It’s a lovely backdrop for your big day.

→ Succop Nature Park, Butler. 724.586.2591. aswp.org.

Capacity: 300
Exclusive Caterer: Medure’s Catering
Indoor/outdoor space book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Depends on the day of the week and number of guests
Included in price: Total facility use, choice of dinner service, bartending service
On-site coordinator: 724.586.2591

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Photograph from Joe Appel

Photograph from Joe Appel

Consistently voted as one of the best and greenest event venues in Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens provides a stunning backdrop for weddings. With flexible scheduling and a variety of spaces, Phipps allows you to plan both your ceremony and reception in one location. Whether you imagine an intimate vow exchange in the historic Victorian glasshouse; a large ceremony and reception in the romantic, estate-style Outdoor Garden; or a cocktail hour atop the green roof, the staff can help bring your vision to life.

→ Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Oakland. 412.622.6915. phipps.conservatory.org.

Capacity: 30-250
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call or visit website for pricing
Included in price: Desired space, tables, chairs, tents, event staff supervision, one security attendant; extended hours, discounted Phipps tickets available at extra cost
On-site coordinators: Events Manager 

Rustic Acres Farm

Photographs from Eva Lin Photography and Garnish Event Design

Photographs from Eva Lin Photography and Garnish Event Design

A rippling creek, rolling fields of pumpkins and sunflowers, grazing horses, expansive views, and wind across the pond — this is Rustic Acres Farm. Located in rural Western Pennsylvania along Route 19, the space sits between the quaint village of Volant and the bustling Grove City Outlet mall. From the majestic weeping willow, to sweeping pastoral views, to the serene pond, many locations for ceremonies and celebrations exist within the acres of the farm. 

→ Rustic Acres Farm, Volant. 724.654.6851. rusticacresfarm.com.

Capacity: 100 in the barn; 200 on the deck; 200+ on the grounds
Exclusive caterer/venue management: JPC Event Group
Indoor/outdoor space book: 12 months in advance generally; 18 months for September and October dates
Pricing minimum: $4,000 Saturdays; $3,000 Fridays and Sundays; both + cuisine package
Included in price: With cuisine package: tables, garden chairs or chiavari chairs, floor-length linens, bartenders, china and flatware, catering coordinator, bridal prep cottage, venue usage from 10 a.m. to midnight, day of event
On-site coordinator: Richard Wimer

Osteria 2350

Photographs from Leisa Anderson

Photographs from Leisa Anderson

Next to its sister location, Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar, Osteria 2350 provides an eclectic atmosphere for standing and seated guests. The menu offers diverse dishes, from house-made Italian fare to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Access is available to Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar. The separate onsite Cigar Bar offers a large collection of whiskey and premium cigars, which is sure to be a hit with your groomsmen!

→ Osteria 2350, Strip District. 412.281.3090. cioppinogroup.com.

Capacity: 75 seated; 100 cocktail
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only book: At least four months in advance
Pricing minimum: Contact sales office for details
Included in price: Complimentary valet parking after 5 p.m. and validated parking garage tickets, A/V capabilities, full bar offerings, black house table linens and candles, floral delivery, in-house pastry chef and sommelier
On-site coordinator: Leisa Anderson

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

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Photograph from Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

When it comes to tying the knot, the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center offers planners to orchestrate your special day. These experts provide complimentary services, handling all of the event details, from every wish to every family tradition, while offering spectacular venues to make your wedding fairy tale perfect.

→ Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Downtown. 412.471.4000. marriott.com/pitdt.

Capacity: 150-475
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor and outdoor spacebook: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: $10,000
Included in price: Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner or buffet, Champagne, cake, linens, chair covers, floral centerpieces, place cards, accommodations for bride and groom, plus more
On-site coordinator: TamMichele Holt

Circuit Center & Ballroom

Photograph from Boxwood Photography

Photograph from Boxwood Photography

The Circuit Center & Ballroom has everything you’ll want for your wedding. The venue features amenities, such as free, on-site parking for your guests, a full-sized acoustic stage, and a spacious, tree-lined outdoor courtyard. The space uses The Fluted Mushroom as its exclusive caterer, so you get the very best food and amazing details planned, prepared, and presented by Pittsburgh’s premier caterer. This delicious pairing will have your wedding guests raving until your first anniversary!

→ Circuit Center & Ballroom, South Side. 412.432.1420. flutedmushroom.com.

Capacity: 400
Exclusive Caterer: Fluted Mushroom
Indoor/outdoor space book: One year in advance; please inquire about winter wedding discounts January through March.
Pricing minimum: Call or visit website for details
Included in price: Call or visit website for pricing
On-site coordinator: Event Coordinator Val Leya, Assistant General Manager Amy Hosking

Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar

Photographs from Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar

Photographs from Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar

Located within the historic Strip District, Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar provides an eclectic atmosphere with various spaces for seated and standing guests, making it the perfect location for rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, or bridal showers. A large menu provides diverse options to please any palate, and can accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests. The separate onsite Cigar Bar offers a large collection of whiskey and premium cigars, perfect for your groomsmen!

→ Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar, Strip District. 412.281.3090. cioppinogroup.com.

Capacity: 75 seated; 100 cocktail
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: At least four months in advance
Pricing minimum: Contact sales office for details
Included in price: Complimentary valet parking after 5 p.m., A/V capabilities, full bar offerings, black house table linens and candles, floral delivery, in-house pastry chef and sommelier
On-site coordinator: Leisa Anderson

DoubleTree by Hilton — Cranberry

Photograph from Gabriel Roth

Photograph from Gabriel Roth

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh — Cranberry has a newly renovated Grand Ballroom with an expanded pre-function space, creating memorable moments for your special occasion. Its attentive staff will be on hand to ensure a smooth and unrivaled experience. Unwind in a spacious guest room and suite with complimentary WiFi and a 42-inch flat-screen TV.

→ DoubleTree by Hilton — Cranberry, Cranberry. 724.776.6900. DoubletreeWedding.com.

Capacity: 100-1,000
Caterer: In-house, Executive Chef Samuel Castrale
Indoor space only book: Recommended at least 1 year in advance
Pricing minimum: $75-$125 per person
Included in price: Food, beverage, cake, flowers
On-site coordinators: Philip Wintgens

Kaya

Photograph from Kaya

Photograph from Kaya

Located in the Strip District, Kaya’s menu fuses tropical flavors and cultures, resulting in delicious and gratifying cuisine. Kaya offers something for everyone, especially vegetarians and seafood lovers. Featuring local and international microbrews, exotic tropical drinks, and international wines, the drink selection complements your meal as the festive décor transports you to a sunny destination. Kaya is available for both day and evening parties.

→ Kaya, Strip District. 412.261.6565. bigburrito.com/kaya.

Capacity: 60, sit-down dinner; 100, cocktail party; buy-out option available for private functions
Preferred caterer: In-house
Indoor space only book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums range, depending on the time/day of the week
Included in price: Tables, chairs
On-site coordinator: General Manager Monika Berwein

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square

Photograph from Rhaina Taylor

Photograph from Rhaina Taylor

Make your special day memorable at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Pittsburgh’s premier wedding destination along the banks of the Monongahela River accommodates 50-600 guests with many rooms showcasing glittering views of the city’s skyline. Your big day will be remembered for a lifetime!

 Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, Station Square, 412.261.2000, 412.803.3870. sheratonpittsburghstationsquare.com.

Capacity: 50-600
Indoor/outdoor space book: Up to two years in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Bridal suite, hospitality room for bridal party, four-hour premium open bar, ivory/white/black linens, wedding cake, Champagne toast
On-site coordinator: Allison Perciavalle

The Prop Shop

Photograph from Tim Will Photography

Photograph from Tim Will Photography

Whether you are planning a meeting, reception, or a special occasion in a unique atmosphere, let The Prop Shop host your next event! The Prop Shop has over 15,000 square feet of party props and space that will create a fun, photo-worthy backdrop for your event. The showroom is organized by theme, so guests can mingle by Roman ruins or grab cocktails from the 1950s-themed diner scene.

→ The Prop Shop, East End. 412.441.8936. partyprops.com

Capacity: 80-90 seated; 175 cocktail
Exclusive caterers: Common Plea Catering, Rania’s Catering, The Fluted Mushroom, big Burrito Restaurant Group
Indoor space only book: As early as possible
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Venue rental and decor
On-site coordinators: Steven Weiner and Michael Caplan

Mallorca Restaurant

Photograph from Drew Nelson Photography

Photograph from Drew Nelson Photography

Looking for a beautifully decorated venue to host your special wedding or pre-wedding event? Make your special occasion memorable. Make it Mallorca. Always elegant and surprisingly affordable for engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and anniversaries, Mallorca offers incomparable quality and award-winning service without any added rental fees. Affordable, sit-down dining packages feature three courses and can be priced with or without alcohol. For a special occasion as unique as you, host your special event at Mallorca.

→ Mallorca Restaurant, South Side. 412.488.1818. mallorcarestaurantpgh.com.

Capacity: 25-75
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: From $28 per person for lunch; from $44 per person for dinner.
Included in price: Room rental, tables, chairs, linens
On-site coordinator: Joni Ropelewski

Eleven Contemporary Kitchen

Photograph from Shoutside Media

Photograph from Shoutside Media

Eleven, where Downtown meets the Strip, is the 11th innovative restaurant from the big Burrito Restaurant Group. Contemporary American flavors are combined to create a fresh and truly original menu. Eleven’s private dining rooms extend the restaurant’s inventive style and menu into an exclusive setting for meetings, special occasion dinners, and private parties.

→ Eleven Contemporary Kitchen, Strip District. 412.201.5656. elevenck.com.

Capacity: 12, Mulberry Room; 8-36, Smallman Room; 50, upstairs deck; 150, sit-down dinner; buy-out option available
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space pricing minimum: $250 for lunch; $800 for dinner; and range, depending on the space and the day/time of the week
Included in price: Tables, chairs; additional options include valet parking, floral arrangements, custom linens
On-site coordinator: Chris Thinnes, General Manager

Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen & Wine Bar

Photograph from Lindsay Holland

Photograph from Lindsay Holland

Located on South Highland Avenue, Casbah promises an exciting, sophisticated gourmet dining experience in an intimate atmosphere. Its menu changes daily, offering imaginative new tastes and textures with the season’s finest ingredients. Casbah’s year-round, heated patio and Southern European-inspired dining room offer elegant seating in an open space. The completely redone lower level — with a glass-framed wine room, stone-covered walls, and innovative lighting — provides the coziest of retreats.

→ Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen & Wine Bar, Shadyside. 412.661.5656. bigburrito.com/casbah.

Capacity: 115, sit-down dinner; 50, lower level; buy-out option available for larger functions
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums start at $500, and range, depending on the space and the day/time of the week
Included in price: Tables, chairs, linens, valet parking; additional options include floral arrangements
On-site coordinator: General Manager Jennifer Love and Event Coordinator Brianna Edwards

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh — Monroeville Convention Center

Photographs from MBK Photography

Photographs from MBK Photography

At the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh — Monroeville Convention Center, the staff understands your wedding is the most important day of your life. So whether you’re dreaming of an intimate gathering or a huge celebration, the venue’s team is committed to getting every detail just right. After all, a romance as special as yours deserves a wedding just as magical.

→ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh — Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville. 412.373.7300. doubletree3.hilton.com.

Capacity: Up to 500 guests
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: 412.843.4400
Pricing minimum: Varies
Included in price: Displayed and passed hors d’oeuvres; reception area for the wedding party; Champagne toast; five-hour bar service; uplighting; chair covers; floor-length linens; candles and mirrors; floral centerpieces; deluxe accommodations for the couple
On-site coordinator: Kimmie Fitzhugh-Kelly

Jimmy Wan’s Restaurant and Lounge

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Photograph from Ginography

Jimmy Wan’s Restaurant and Lounge is one of Pittsburgh’s finest destinations for wedding catering and rehearsal dinners. Invite guests to experience a broad spectrum of exotic flavors and culinary treats, from delicate dumplings and expertly crafted sushi, to the mouthwatering kung pao filet mignon. Private dining rooms create an intimate environment to enjoy the company of your closest friends and family while enjoying award-winning Asian cuisine. Jimmy Wan’s Catering will wow your guests with a spectacular wedding sushi bar for the cocktail hour.

→  Jimmy Wan’s Restaurant and Lounge, Fox Chapel, 412.968.0848. Cranberry, 724.778.8978. jimmywans.com.

Capacity: 30-60
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: 2 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Varies
On-site coordinators: Jimmy Wan, Alex Tang

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe

Photograph from Michael Will Photography

Photograph from Michael Will Photography

The chic sophistication of the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe guarantees a first-class wedding. The ballroom and outdoor garden are the perfect settings to express your creativity and originality. Every detail of your wedding will be considered and every expectation exceeded.

→ Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe, Canonsburg. 724.743.5000. pittsburghsouthpointe.stayhgi.com.

Capacity: 800
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/Outdoor space call and book: As soon as possible
Pricing minimum: Varies
Included in price: Five hours of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, Champagne toast, linens, cake-cutting services, cocktail reception for bridal party, candles, accommodations for bride and groom
On-site coordinators: Joanna Bazzano, Alexandra Jordan

Rivers Club Pittsburgh

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For more than 30 years, Rivers Club Pittsburgh has been a premier Pittsburgh wedding location for couples and their Pittsburgh weddings. With a tradition of excellent service, caring staff, and outstanding amenities, Rivers Club consistently stands out as a place for wedding receptions in Pittsburgh.

→ Rivers Club Pittsburgh, Downtown. 412.391.5227. riversclub.com.

Capacity: 250
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor space only book: As soon as possible
Pricing minimum: Varies
Included in price: Hors d’oeuvres, four-hour bar, Champagne toast, dinner, linens, votive candles, cake designed by Jennuine Cakes, cake-cutting services, private cocktail reception for bridal party, on-site coordination
On-site coordinators: Michele Fischer

Destiny Hill Farm

Photograph from Rodger Obley Photography

Photograph from Rodger Obley Photography

The gorgeous grounds of Destiny Hill Farm make for a perfect al fresco wedding. “Destiny Hill Farm is a lavender, berry, and flower farm, and is a private, gated residence with amazing hilltop views,” says owner James Cameron. Located in Washington County, the picturesque setting provides an awesome backdrop for photos!

→ Destiny Hill Farm, Washington. info@destinyhill.com. destinyhill.com.

Capacity: 500
Exclusive caterer: Preferred vendors
Indoor/outdoor space, May through October book: 18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Email for pricing
Included in price: The Stable, Show Barn, farm grounds, use of chairs and tables for 100 guests, event staff, six hours for reception
On-site coordinator: Mimi York

Golf Club of Washington

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The Golf Club of Washington has been serving the Washington community for over 100 years with quality entertainment and fine dining. The clubhouse and ballroom have been completely renovated and have increased their capacities. Come enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the space for your beautiful day.

→ Golf Club of Washington, Washington. 724.225.9245. info@golfclubofwashington.com. golfclubofwashington.com

Capacity: 200
Exclusive Caterer: GCW Catering
Indoor space year round book: 12 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Call for details
On-site coordinator: Scott Burkhart

Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa

Photograph from WattersWorks Photography

Photograph from WattersWorks Photography

Nestled in Pennsylvania’s picturesque Allegheny Mountains, Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa offers the area’s most memorable wedding destination. The legend began more than 200 years ago, and today, the legacy continues at the world-class Springs Eternal Spa and on the magnificently restored Donald Ross golf course. Within driving distance of Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, couples seeking unique and traditional celebrations rely on the resort’s professional wedding planners to create a signature experience.

Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford. 814.624.5620. omnihotels.com/bedford.

Capacity: 30-250
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: 6-15 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Varies by size and season
Included in price: Five-hour event, four hours of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner, sparkling wine toast
On-site coordinators: Megan Tresnicky, Bryn Keller

Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh

Photograph from Christina Shields Photography

Photograph from Christina Shields Photography

Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh is in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, on the edge of Market Square. The restaurant is famous for its fresh, flown-in-daily ingredients; authentic Italian cuisine, meats, and cheeses; selection of house-made pastas; and fresh mozzarella bar. Three areas are available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, and special events. The lounge is perfect for cocktail hours, while the private dining rooms work well for sit-down and family-style meals. The new wine room, which opened in Summer 2016, will transport your guests to the vineyards of Italy for a memorable celebration.

→ Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh, Downtown. 412.394.3400. vallozzis.com.

Capacity: Up to 116; 30 in Wine Room; 90 in Cocktail Lounge
Exclusive caterer: Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh
Indoor space only book:: Up to a year in advance
Pricing minimum: Dependent upon space; call for details
Included in price: Food and beverage with a minimum amount required for booking
On-site coordinator: Johanna Nicolai

Soba

Photograph from Soba

Photograph from Soba

Soba is housed in a beautiful, three-story Victorian building. The restaurant has a spectacular two-story water wall and its Pan-Asian menu, which includes seasonal entrées like sesame-seared Ahi tuna in a Korean barbecue sauce with ginger fried rice, changes daily. Drink specialties include craft cocktails and unique bottled beers from Southeast Asia. The restaurant includes a comfortable first-floor lounge, several small dining rooms, and a heated rooftop patio. 

→ Soba, Shadyside. 412.362.5656. sobapa.com.

Capacity: 24, private Red Room; 50, private dining room; 150, sit-down dinner; buy-out option available
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums start at $1,000, and range, depending on the space and the time/day of the week
Included in price: Tables, chairs, valet parking; additional options include floral arrangements, custom linens
On-site coordinator: General Manager Michael Goldberg

Pinehall at Eisler Farms

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Butler County’s newest outdoor venue, Pinehall at Eisler Farms, specializes respectively in weddings and events. This accommodating venue incorporates a century-old, restored barn, located on a 175-acre nursery. Lifelong memories are guaranteed to be as beautiful as the scenery.

→ Pinehall at Eisler Farms, Butler. 724.355.4599. pinehallfarms.com.

Capacity: 180
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/Outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing Minimum: Call or email for pricing
Included in price: Breathtaking areas for photos and outdoor socializing, barn, tables, chairs, bridal cottage
On-site coordinator: Sherry Kyne

Terrace on Fifth

Photograph from Terrace on Fifth

Photograph from Terrace on Fifth

Located on the top floor of Buford’s Kitchen in Pittsburgh’s Uptown District, Terrace on Fifth specializes in craft cocktails, craft beer, shareable plates, a state-of-the-art sound system, and unsurpassed views of Pittsburgh! Book your event here and find out why everything is better with a view from the city’s largest outdoor lounge and fully enclosed penthouse bar. 

→ Terrace on Fifth, Uptown. 412.281.2583. terraceonfifth.com.

Capacity: 125 outside, 150 inside
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Dependent on number of guests and style of event
On-site coordinators: Nicole Kredel & Tamesha Wagner

Olivia's

Photograph from Davio Photography

Photograph from Davio Photography

Newly remodeled, Olivia’s provides three spaces for your party needs: Victoria’s Room, with its cathedral ceiling, large stone fireplace, and warm inviting ambiance; Ann’s Room, with its coffered ceiling, stone fireplace, and beautiful lighting; and Ann’s Courtyard, an outdoor party space for up to 70 guests, perfect for baby and bridal showers. Everything on the menu is made from scratch and the facility’s full bar has 18 rotating taps, changing frequently with seasonal craft beer.

 Olivia’s, Coraopolis. 412.331.9282. OliviasBanquet.com.

Capacity: 25-170
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/Outdoor space book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call, email, or visit website for pricing
Included in price: Four-hour event in an elegantly appointed room, wide selection of fresh food and beverages, tables and chairs, select linens, basic centerpieces, event staff, complimentary coffee and tea station, abundant and free off-street parking, free WiFi
On-site coordinator: Tiffani Gambone

Inne at Watson’s Choice

Photograph from Christine Pocratsky Photography

Recognized as the 2017 Weddingwire Couples’ Choice Award recipient, Inne at Watson’s Choice is nestled on 45 acres of scenic woodlands. Its pristine, historical 1800 Inne and Barn stand on their own meticulously landscaped ground, providing you with an intimate wedding designed by you. Unique get-away packages provide you with overnight lodging and breakfast for 24 guests, or you may choose to rent the Stable or Barn for your one-day event. The staff’s professional, experienced, and preferred vendors offer you choices tailored to you.

→  Inne at Watson’s Choice, Uniontown. 724.437.4999. watsonschoice.com.

Capacity: 150
Exclusive caterer: Three exclusive catering options
Indoor/Outdoor space book: Call for availability. Indoor space for reception and outdoor space for ceremony, weather permitting
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
On-Site Coordinator: Daphne Livingstone, Marianne Skvarla, and Owners Bill and Nancy Ross

Square Café

Photograph from Christina Emilie Photography

Square Café is a nationally recognized, colorful café located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Regent Square neighborhood. The bright walls, local art, full service coffee bar, and friendly staff draw in large crowds daily from near and far. From whimsical milkshake and coffee creations, to vibrant and delicious local menu items, Square Café specializes in local ingredients, made with love. Rental of the Café is ideal for showers, special celebrations, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and bar/bat mitzvahs.

→  Square Café, Regent Square. 412.244.8002. square-cafe.com & catering@square-cafe.com.

Capacity: Up to 125 (seasonally, if utilizing outdoor space.) Interior: 75
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/Outdoor space book: Call for availability. Most events to be booked after 6 p.m. and based on availability
Pricing minimum: $350 minimum
Included in price: Space rental and staff. Staff size dependent on rental
On-Site Coordinator: Amanda Torres

The Meadows Casino

Photograph from Allison Evans Photography

Making your day memorable, a team of professional planners at The Meadows Casino will assist you in coordinating your celebration. The venue allows for up to four dividable spaces that can accommodate up to 600 guests. It also features a built-in bar, the latest technologies, and five projection screens. With the inclusion of fantastic Meadows Casino action and appetizing culinary appointments, your events will prove to be a resounding success.

→ The Meadows Casino, Washington. 724.503.1200. meadowsgaming.com.

Capacity: 5-600
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space Book: Preferred one year in advance, but can usually accommodate any last-minute request or function
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Venue rental, standard table linens and china, chair covers and sash, personal event planner, choice of vendors, standard room setup
On-site coordinator: Angela Corso

Allegheny County Courthouse

Photograph from Caryn Azure

A National Historic Landmark, the Allegheny County Courthouse is considered among the finest examples of Romanesque Revival and includes Syrian arches, Byzantine capitals, late French Gothic dormer windows, and French Renaissance roofs. One of its most striking attributes is the bell tower, which rises more than 229 feet above Grant Street. Two venue options are available within the courthouse for your upcoming ceremony, reception, or celebration: The Grand Staircase and Gallery, which features soaring arches and dignified columns, and The Courtyard, containing a central fountain and four beautifully landscaped gardens.

→ Allegheny County Courthouse, Downtown. 412.350.3172. alleghenycounty.us/venuerentals.

Capacity: Up to 320 seated or 500 standing
Indoor/Outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Venue space, chairs, cocktail tables, security, venue coordinator, facility staff, electrician
On-Site coordinator: Venue and Marketing Coordinator Alexandria Delancey

Willow

Photograph from Willow

There’s always a reason to celebrate! Conveniently located near Downtown, Wexford, Sewickley, and the North Hills, Willow is the perfect place for your next occasion. Its crew has created flexible catering options geared towards finding you the perfect meal for your guests, and the special events staff will work closely with you to ensure that your personal touch is reflected in your event.

→ Willow, North Hills. 412.847.1007. willowpgh.com.

Capacity: 10-150 seated; 175 cocktail
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor Space Book: Call for availability
Pricing Minimum: Varies
Included in Price: Linens, tables, chairs, china, flatware, glassware, service staff, planning, coordination
On-site Coordinator: Chelsea Muntz

Lewis Family Farm

Photograph from Lewis Family Farms

Brides, grooms, and guests alike will savor the natural beauty of this true family farm with views overlooking a lush valley. The Lewis Family Farms grounds and barn — built in the 1800s — serve as stunning, customizable backdrops for weddings and bridal showers, and offer brides and grooms the flexibility to add their own details to create the event they’ve always imagined. The venue space is available from late spring through early fall.

→ Lewis Family Farms, Zelienople. lewisfamilyfarms.com.

Capacity: 250 guests in the barn; outdoor space and tents can be utilized to host a larger group
Exclusive Carterer: No, but recommendations available
Indoor/outdoor Space Book: Up to one year in advance
Pricing Minimum: Email for pricing
Included in Price: Basic package includes exclusive access to farm day of event and day before, lighting in the barn, simple décor; additional décor, lighting, setup and cleanup services, additional day-of coordination available at added cost
On-site Coordinator: Jane Lewis and Elizabeth Lewis

Rivers Club Pittsburgh

Photograph from The Rivers Club

For more than 30 years, Rivers Club Pittsburgh, has been a premier wedding location for couples and their weddings. In 2016, the Club completed a 3.5 million dollar renovation to modernize its location while still offering a tradition of excellent service, caring staff, and outstanding amenities. Rivers Club consistently stands out as a place for wedding receptions in Downtown Pittsburgh.

→ Rivers Club Pittsburgh, Downtown. 412.391.5227. riversclub.com.

Capacity: 250
Exclusive Caterer: In-house
INDOOR SPACE ONLY book: As soon as possible
Pricing minimum: Varies
Included in price: Hors d’oeuvres, four-hour bar, Champagne toast, dinner, linens, votive candles, cake designed by Jennuine Cakes, cake-cutting services, private cocktail reception for bridal party, on-site coordination
On-site coordinators: Michele Fischer and Amanda Rapach

The Washington Country Club

Photograph from The Washington Country Club

The Washington Country Club has been serving the Washington community for over 100 years with quality entertainment and fine dining. Although it is a private club, the clubhouse and ballroom is open to the public for events. Come enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the space for your beautiful day.

→  The Washington Country Club, Washington. 724.225.9245. washingtoncountryclub.com & info@washingtoncountryclub.com.

Capacity: 200
Exclusive Caterer: WCC Catering
Indoor space year-round book: 12 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call or email for pricing
Included in price: Call or email for details
On-site coordinator: Kelly Slates

Table 86 by Hines Ward

Photograph from Ten Four Social

Table 86 by Hines Ward proudly hosts events throughout the greater Seven Fields and Cranberry Township, Pa., areas, giving your guests a fun, delicious menu that offers a little something for everyone. The banquet room is great for all kinds of occasions. Whether you have a specific idea in mind or need some help developing a menu, its staff will work closely with you to ensure that your needs and the needs of your guests are taken care of down to the last detail. Call to book the banquet room for your private party today. Table 86 by Hines Ward, Seven Fields. 724.741.0860. hineswardstable86.com.
→ Table 86 by Hines Ward, Seven Fields. 724.741.0860. hineswardstable86.com.

Capacity: 40 people
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
On-site coordinator: Event Coordinator Tracy Scurci and Vines Manager Evan Bieganski

Hines Ward's Vines

Photograph from Ten Four Social

If you have a big family event, party, or wedding coming up in the Seven Fields area, let Hines Ward’s Vines prepare a superior menu that will keep your guests happy and make your event a success. You can work with the accommodating staff to help come up with the perfect menu to ensure that there is something for everyone and nobody goes home hungry. The friendly staff will go the extra mile to meet your needs and the needs of your guests, no matter what the occasion.
Hines Ward’s Vines, Seven Fields. 724.742.0860. vinesbyhinesward.com.

→  Hines Ward’s Vines, Seven Fields. 724.742.0860. vinesbyhinesward.com.

Capacity: 50 people
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
On-site coordinator: Event Coordinator Tracy Scurci and Vines Manager Evan Bieganski

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

Photograph from Brian Shema of Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve is located in a serene setting just 15 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. The 134-acre nature reserve’s rustic cedar barn provides a lovely setting for pictures, ceremonies, dinner, and dancing the night away under the stars. Guests enjoy views of the reserve and may walk down a short trail to the pond and pavilion. Expanded space is available on the grounds via a tent rental to accommodate a larger guest list.

→ Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Fox Chapel. 412.963.6100. aswp.org.

Capacity: 140
Exclusive caterer: Medure’s Catering
Indoor/Outdoor space book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: $47.95-$56.95 per person
Included in price: Venue rental, service staff, bartender, buffet, china, flatware, barware, ice, linens and skirting, cookie display service, cake service, set-up and tear down
On-Site Coordinator: Audubon Staff

 


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  1. February 19, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Greater Pittsburgh truly has the most diverse selection of truly unique wedding venues in the country. Just like the person you marry, there’s “a lid for every pot” – undoubtedly you’ll find your perfect wedding location here.