By Andrea Bosco

Post-proposal, choosing the venue is one of the first things on a couple’s to-do list. It sets the tone for the big day, not to mention the dress, the décor, and your guests’ dining experience. Let us simplify the process of choosing a space that suits you, your significant other, and your families with these nearly 50 Pittsburgh wedding venues!

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

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Located in the heart of the city, the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown offers panoramic views of The Point, Heinz Field, Mt. Washington, 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 features floor-to-ceiling windows, dramatic and contemporary architecture, and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, as well as a gorgeous, separate pre-function area your guests will love. The Grand Ballroom has 19-foot ceilings, a built-in dance floor, crushed velvet drapery, and endless lighting options. The hotel houses 712 modern, inviting guest rooms, which include 73 suites with breathtaking views.

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

Capacity: 1,400
Exclusive caterer: In-house, Chef Dean Gress; outside catering permitted
Indoor space only
Book: Up to 18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Hors d’oeuvres, premium bar, Champagne toast, wedding cake, plated dinner, wine service with dinner, table linens and napkins, chair covers with sash, votive candles, up-lighting, bridal luxury suite, additional hotel rooms
On-site coordinators: Director of Weddings & Special Events Ashley Barna

Perlé

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Described as “love in luxury,” Perlé specializes in resplendent and unique boutique weddings. The venue offers customized menus and alcohol service; personalized planning service; state-of-the-art sound; lighting and visual effects; and an in-house pastry team that creates wedding cakes and desserts.

Perlé, Market Square. 412.471.2058. perlepgh.com

Capacity: 80 seated, 150 cocktail
Exclusive caterer: Any Big Y establishment (Sonoma, Seviche, Nola, or Perlé — the latter two are recommended)
Indoor space only
Book: Six weeks in advance
Pricing minimum: No rental fees for the space; Saturday and Sunday food beverage minimum is $15,000, plus tax, service charge, and staffing fees
Included in price: Linens, china, flatware, glassware, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, planning and coordination
On-site coordinator: Jackie Scanlon

Bill Chisnell Productions

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Bill Chisnell Productions has begun to host events in its unique rental space. Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, it has 5,000 square feet of industrial space with high ceilings and two-story windows. Nestled under the Pennsylvanian’s railroad trestle, BCP’s space caters to clients seeking an event space that reflects a modern and cutting-edge style.

Bill Chisnell Productions, 1111 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412.251.5601. billchisnellproductions.com

Capacity: 75 cocktail, 150 sit-down; 250 cocktail in back area
Exclusive caterer: Preferred vendors
Indoor space only
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: $500-750 for front showroom, $1,500-2,000 for full space
Included in price: Please call
On-site coordinator: Danielle Falcione

Stage AE

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Stage AE is Pittsburgh’s most unique multi-purpose entertainment complex. Neighboring Heinz Field on the North Shore, the venue’s atmosphere is aesthetically enhanced by the excitement of Pittsburgh’s cityscape from across the Allegheny River. Embrace the raw ambiance of Stage AE’s industrial space by utilizing the venue as a canvas to transform and reflect your unique personality. Expect the finest in state-of-the-art production and utilize experienced event staff to assist you in planning every aspect of your special day.

Stage AE, North Shore. 412.229.5483. StageAE.com

Capacity: 400 seated indoors
Exclusive caterer: Yes
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: Flexible
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Call for pricing and inclusions
On-site coordinator: Renee Lutz

Omni William Penn Hotel

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The Omni William Penn Hotel, a 1916 National Historic Landmark, features hand-painted murals and ornate gold leafing. “Recent renovations have further enhanced the beauty of our Grand Ballroom and guest rooms, and created additional reception space,” says Bob Page, director of sales and marketing at the Omni William Penn Hotel.

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

Capacity: 700
Exclusive caterer: None
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: Experienced on-site catering managers

The Willow Room

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The elegant marble entrance way and crystal chandeliers in each ballroom softly illuminate The Willow Room, fashioning a romantic ambiance. “We provide specialty lighting in each ballroom, and the panoramic view from our windows is stunning,” says Tara Darazio, marketing manager. Its open terrace is the perfect space to share your first special moment as husband and wife.

The Willow Room, Belle Vernon. 724.379.5666. thewillowroom.com

Capacity: Up to 400
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: One year in advance
Pricing minimum: $55-$95 per person
Included in price: Five-hour event, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner, customized room layout and design, cake-cutting services, linens, bridal suite and bridal butler, tasting event, Champagne toast
On-site coordinator: Cara Svetkovich

Bella Sera

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Crowned “Best of Weddings 2013” by The Knot, Bella Sera tastefully combines the exact ingredients of which dream weddings are made. Incredible food, extraordinary service, and the perfect ambience are skillfully brought together to create the “beautiful evening” you’ll cherish forever. The venue’s exclusive Winter Wedding and Fabulous Friday packages start at $12,500 and include a four-course dinner, custom wedding cake, four-hour bar, photography, and DJ entertainment.

Bella Sera, Canonsburg. 724.745.5575 x101. weddings@bellaserapgh.com | bellaserapgh.com

Capacity: 40-400
Exclusive caterer: Bella Sera Catering
Indoor/outdoor space
Call and 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 Conservancy

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The natural beauty of Succop Conservancy, one of the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s natural reserves, will set the mood for a perfect wedding and reception. Succop Conservancy is located on 50 natural acres with walking trails, ponds, a red barn, and a historic mansion. It’s a lovely backdrop for your big day.

Succop Conservancy, Butler. 724.586.2591. awsp.org

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

Buhl Mansion Guesthouse and Spa

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Every bride will feel like a princess amid the grand stone architecture of the Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa. “Our ‘Castle For a Day’ offers the quintessential small destination venue with complete seclusion and privacy,” says Marci Fleis, assistant manager.

Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa, Sharon. 724.346.3046. buhlmansion.com

Capacity: 120; 10 overnight guest rooms
Preferred caterer: JPC Event Group and Chrystal Catering
Indoor/outdoor space
Call and book: Up to one year in advance
Pricing minimum: Depends upon room selected
Included in price: Facility usage, setup/clean up of all tables and chairs
On-site coordinator: Marci Fleis, assistant manager

DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh — Green Tree

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For a picture perfect wedding day, consider the DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh — Green Tree, which recently underwent a $20 million renovation. From wedding and event planners, to an experienced chef who will create a personalized menu, a professional staff is prepared to help with any wedding celebration.

DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh, Green Tree. 412.353.8155. pittsburghgreentree.doubletree.com

Capacity: 700
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Call and book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Varies on peak weekends
Included in price: Open bar, Champagne toast, butler-passed hors d’oeuvres, dinner, fresh floral arrangements, cake-cutting services, linens, hospitality room, suite for the bridal couple, complimentary food tasting, free parking, and banquet maître d’
On-site coordinator: Certified Wedding Specialist Kelly Thornton

The University Club

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This private club, open to non-members for weddings and social events, embodies class with its traditional and elegant décor. The 40-foot ceilings, antique chandeliers, and a spiral staircase are just a few of the timeless luxuries that will sweep guests off their feet. Brides also rave about the rooftop terrace — perfect for cocktail hour — and its amazing view of historic Oakland. The University Club offers personalized guidance and customizable menus and service options to make that special day unique.

The University Club, Oakland. 412.648.8213. uc.pitt.edu

Capacity: 225
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Pricing minimum: Contact for details and options
Included in price: Four-and-a-half-hour name-brand open bar, Champagne toast, full-service on-site wedding coordinator, ivory linens and napkins, ivory pintuck linen for cake table, food, Starbucks coffee/tea service, two parking passes, private refresher room for bridal party with Champagne and hors d’oeuvres
On-site coordinator: Kaila Frantz

Destiny Hill Farm

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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

Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa

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After an unprecedented $120 million renewal and expansion, guests can now enjoy a new Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa. The legend began more than 200 years ago at Bedford Springs, where mineral springs became famed as a mecca of rejuvenation. Today, the legacy continues at the world-class Springs Eternal Spa, incorporating treatments with mineral waters, and a magnificently restored golf course. With proximity to Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, your destination wedding is the resort’s pleasure.

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

Capacity: 30-225
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: 9-15 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Five-hour event, four hours of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner, sparkling wine toast
On-site coordinators: Bryan Michael Stiffler, Megan Tresnicky

Osteria 2350

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Nestled within the historic Strip District, Osteria 2350 provides a casual, cozy setting that will make the happy couple and their guests feel right at home. Offering its standard fresh Italian fare or options from the seasonal Seafood and Chophouse menus of its neighboring sister location, Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar, Osteria 2350 also offers validated parking within the 24th Street parking garage located above.

Osteria 2350, Strip District. 412.281.6595. osteria2350pittsburgh.com

Capacity: 50 seated/75-100 standing
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: At least 4 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Full bar, seasonal Italian classics; the option of Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar’s chophouse fare; black linens, candles, and floral delivery; cake made in-house by Pastry Chef Meghann Walsh
On-site coordinator: Leisa Anderson

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

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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, Uptown. 412.471.4000. marriott.com/pitdt

Capacity: 225-475
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: $8,000
Included in price: Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner or buffet, Champagne, cake, linens, chair covers, floral centerpieces, menu cards, place cards, accommodations for bride and groom
On-site coordinator: Betsy Kelly

Lewis Family Farms

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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 caterer: 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, and simple décor; additional décor, lighting, setup and cleanup services, and additional day-of coordination available at added cost
On-site coordinators: Jane Lewis, Elizabeth Lewis

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel

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Located in the Cultural District, the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel recently underwent an impressive renovation. The Symphony Ballroom boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Allegheny River, and the historic wedding reception site offers 10,000 square feet of event space.

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, Downtown. 412.992.2047. renaissancepittsburghpa.com

Capacity: 230
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: As soon as possible
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Overnight stay, one-year anniversary overnight stay, complimentary Champagne toast, hospitality suite for bridal party, printed menu card, complimentary parking for bride and groom
On-site coordinator: Christine Zimmick

Southpointe Golf Club

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The golf course at Southpointe Golf Club creates a lovely ambiance. The space is not only perfect for wedding receptions, but also engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. “We offer a unique experience with our veranda overlooking the golf course and our ballroom with a view,” says Mandy Piatt, banquet sales director.

Southpointe Golf Club, Canonsburg. 724.749.5392. southpointegolfclub.com

Capacity: 60-280
Indoor and outdoor space
Book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: $8,500 for a Saturday event; 10% discount on all packages for Friday events; $15,000 for an all-inclusive Winter Wedding Package
Included in price: Food and beverage, complimentary round of golf for two, event coordinator, bridal suite, anniversary dinner, hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner, cake cutting services, complimentary food tasting, linens, napkins, china, stemware, venue rental
On-site coordinator: Lauren Mitchell

Boiler Room

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The Boiler Room is one of Pittsburgh’s newest and most beautiful banquet facilities. Conveniently located just minutes from Downtown, the space is available for on-site ceremonies, wedding receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and more. Its in-house caterers offer extensive menus for buffet or sit-down dinners. And, there’s plenty of free parking. The Boiler Room’s outdoor space features a beautiful, covered patio, and a courtyard with a gazebo, fountains, and a fire pit.

The Boiler Room, 1070 Banksville Ave., Banksville. 412.343.8120 or 412.613.6494. theboilerroompgh.com

Capacity: Up to 250
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Food, alcohol, wait staff, linens, china
On-site coordinator: Colleen Walsh

Senator John Heinz History Center

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The non-traditional atmosphere of the Senator John Heinz History Center lends itself to Pittsburgh-themed weddings. “We can go completely unique and quirky in the Great Hall with vintage vehicles and a roller coaster car from Kennywood’s Racer, or traditional on the fifth floor ballroom with our outdoor deck,” says Events Director Maura Minteer.

Senator John Heinz History Center, Strip District. 412.454.6435. heinzhistorycenter.org

Capacity: 50-350
Exclusive caterer: Common Plea Catering
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: 3-12 months in advance
Pricing minimum: $2,500
Included in price: Five-hour event facility usage, public parking, access to exhibitions, events manager, basic sound system
On-site coordinator: Maura Minteer

The Crystal Room and Terrace Room — Butler Days Inn

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The Crystal Room and Terrace Room — Butler Days Inn glitters with white granite flooring, crystal chandeliers, and up-lighting. These luxurious touches add elegance to any wedding ceremony and reception. All-inclusive packaging with no hidden fees or costs make the venue a “one-stop shop,” and wedding coordinators help every step of the way to ease the stress of planning the big day.

The Crystal Room and Terrace Room — Butler Days Inn, Butler. 724.287.6761. crystalroombutler.com

Capacity: 400
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: One year in advance
Pricing minimum: $48.55 per person
Included in price: Five-hour reception, four hours of open bar, dinner, linens, china, floral centerpieces, cake, up-lighting, signature drink, chair covers, choice of color sash, sleeping room for bride and groom
On-site coordinators: Whitney Camp, Mary Bach, Georgie Lang

Tara — A Country Inn

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The Gone With the Wind-inspired Tara — A Country Inn creates a fantastic vision of a sprawling Southern estate with the expansive lands and gardens. “Tara’s Lake Walk, gardens, and gazebo provide an exquisite backdrop for both the ceremony and reception,” says Bill Moore, assistant manager.

Tara — A Country Inn, Clark. 800.782.2803. tara-inn.com

Capacity: 150; 27 overnight guest rooms
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Call and book: Up to one year in advance
Pricing minimum: Depends upon room selected
Included in price: Facility usage, white linens, setup/clean up of all tables and chairs
On-site coordinator: Bill Moore

LeMont

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Few spaces offer as much grand splendor as LeMont, located on scenic Mt. Washington, overlooking the city. “We have done more than 5,000 weddings. You can’t beat our view of the city — the memories are as grand as the view,” says Bill Laughlin, banquet manager. Still the favorite spot for locals as well as tourists, it’s considered one of the most romantic spots in Pittsburgh.

LeMont, Mt. Washington. 412.431.3100. lemontpittsburgh.com

Capacity: 250
Exclusive caterer: In-house, Fenoglietto’s Wedding Cakes
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: One year in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Call for pricing
On-site coordinator: Bill Laughlin

National Aviary

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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.

National Aviary, North Side. 412.258.9436. aviary.org

Capacity: 150 seated; 450 cocktail-style
Exclusive caterer: Atria’s Catering
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Four-hour minimum rental, and $1,500 food and beverage on Saturdays
Included in price: Exclusive access to exhibits; spectacular photo opportunities; tables and chairs; private parking; and event staff, including animal trainers and maintenance team
On-site coordinator: Katie Hanlon

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been “inviting visitors to explore the beauty and mystery of plants since 1893.” This magnificent steel and glass Victorian greenhouse offers a variety of gardens and rooms — each with its own distinct flavor — to suit the ceremony or reception. Phipps also supports environmentally friendly practices by providing sustainable, local products. The premier staff will tailor the event to the couple’s taste and help create long-lasting memories.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Oakland. 412.622.6914. phipps.conservatory.org

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

Greensburg Country Club

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Couples looking to hold a formal reception can find what they’re looking for at Greensburg Country Club. Large windows allow abundant natural light to shine into the ballroom. Its amenities — including white glove service, outdoor covered patio, large front porch, unique ballroom, and over-the-top cookie displays — truly set it apart and make each event special and memorable.

Greensburg Country Club, Greensburg. 724.837.1810. greensburgcc.com

Capacity: 325
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Five-hour reception, four-hour bar, linens (white, ivory, black), valet service
On-site coordinator: Debbie Pologruto

Lidia's Italy Pittsburgh

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From the four-course, traditional Italian dinner menu to the Antipasti Rustica Buffet option for cocktail receptions, Lidia’s Italy Pittsburgh can host a variety of events with flexible menus crafted for any occasion. Enclosed in glass windows overlooking the glow of the main dining room floor, Lidia’s Loft can accommodate up to 80 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 Italy Pittsburgh, Strip District. 412.552.0150. lidias-pittsburgh.com | jzangaro@lidias-pittsburgh.com

Capacity: 80 seated, 120 for cocktail receptions; buy-out option available for larger functions
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums range from $500-$4,000, depending on the space, day/time of week, day/time of year
Included in price: Tables, chairs, linens, fresh flower arrangements
On-site coordinator: Sales and Catering Manager Jessica Zangaro

Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at the Priory

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The majestic environment at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory instills a feeling of wonder in everyone who enters the more than 150-year-old former church. “Our huge ceilings are more than 60 feet high, which create a very grand space,” says The Priory’s Director of Operations John Graf.

Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory, North Side. 412.323.9394. pittsburghsgrandhall.com

Capacity: 350-500
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: 12-18 months in advance
Pricing minimum: May-October, $15,000 for Saturdays; $9,750 for Fridays
Included in price: Five-hour event, four hours of open bar, five-course meal, valet parking, dedicated bridal butler
On-site coordinator: Heather McDowell

The Atrium

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“The Atrium offers the convenience of the reception and ceremony at the same site. We have everything here; the bride only has 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, the bride and groom 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: $36 per person
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

Circuit Center & Ballroom

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Circuit Center & Ballroom is a one-level, multi-purpose space that hosts some of the city’s hottest events and weddings. “Our venue is a blank space — make it whatever you want it to be. It is a great location in the heart of the SouthSide Works,” says owner Lee Deiseroth. Convenient on-site parking and technical support make planning your day a snap!

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

Capacity: 400
Exclusive caterer: Fluted Mushroom
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: One year in advance
Pricing minimum: Available online
Included in price: Available online
On-site coordinator: Lauri Keller

PNC Park

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“The Best Ballpark in America” is open to host your event on days that the Pittsburgh Pirates aren’t playing. PNC Park is home to a variety of spaces, including the Rivertowne Brewing Hall of Fame Club, Lexus Club, Keystone Corner, Club 3000, and Tour Theatre; it can accommodate anything from a corporate meeting to a bar/bat mitzvah to a charity gala.

PNC Park, North Shore. 412.325.4746. ann.elder@pirates.com | pirates.com

Capacity: 25-2,000 depending on location
Exclusive caterer: Aramark or Levy Restaurants
Indoor/outdoor space
Call and book: As far in advance as possible
Pricing minimum: Depends upon room selected

Angelo's Restaurant

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Angelo’s Restaurant in Washington specializes in family-style meals of heartland Italian food, redolent in garlic and good cheer. For a rehearsal dinner, the restaurant’s private space can accommodate 10 to 60 guests. Angelo’s spectacular service is affordable, warm, social, and expedient. You can even choose a custom gelato cake with two flavors of gelato and cake to celebrate!

Angelo’s Restaurant, Washington. 724.222.7120. angelosrestaurant.com

Capacity: 10-60
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: $25 per person for four-course meal; $30 per person for five-course meal
Included in price: Tables, chairs, linens
On-site coordinator: Michael Passalacqua

Kaya

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Located in the Strip District, Kaya’s menu fuses tropical flavors and cultures, resulting in flavorful 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; buy-out option available for private functions; 100, cocktail party
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Food and beverage minimums range, depending on the day/time of the week
Included in price: Tables, chairs
On-site coordinator: General Manager Monika Berwein

Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar

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For wedding receptions, this Strip District restaurant and cigar bar offers an intimate dining experience. Because Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar places an emphasis on a diverse range of fresh, local, and seasonal food, coupled with the highest level of customer service, the restaurant can easily accommodate guests with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. And, the world-class cigar selection is sure to be a hit with the groomsmen.

Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar, Strip District. 412.281.6593. cioppinogroup.com

Capacity: 30
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: At least 4 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Valet parking; on-site audio/video capabilities, including a 52-inch plasma TV; floral delivery; cake by in-house pastry chef; specialty linens available at additional cost
On-site coordinator: Leisa Anderson

Ligonier Country Inn

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Ligonier Country Inn has been celebrating weddings for more than 25 years. From beautiful venue spaces for both ceremonies and receptions, to exquisite and respectable service, Ligonier Country Inn offers indoor and outdoor spaces for bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. Ask about the décor packages and the creative bar choices, such as the Champagne fountain. The venue’s mission is to make the bride and groom’s wedding day memorable for years to come.

Ligonier Country Inn, Laughlintown. 724.238.3651. ligoniercountryinn.com

Capacity: 80, General Forbes Room; 300, Carriage House; 200, outdoor
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book
: 12 months in advance
Pricing minimum: $33 per person for buffet-style dinner; $44 per person for deluxe buffet; $34-45 for sit-down style dinner; bar packages start at $16 per person; décor packages start at $6.50 per person
Included in price: Options upon request; four-hour bar packages include two beer choices, three wine choices, and Coke products
On-site coordinator: Allison Simon

Fairmont Pittsburgh

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From the breathtaking lobby and luxurious guest rooms, to the contemporary Grand Ballroom, Fairmont Pittsburgh sets the stage for elegant wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and accommodations in Downtown Pittsburgh. “Our exceptional service is what makes a Fairmont wedding truly special,” says Robi Ruane, director of catering.

Fairmont Pittsburgh, Downtown. 412.773.8800. fairmont.com/pittsburgh

Capacity: 350
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor space only
Book: Varies depending on date
Included in price: Hospitality room for bridal party, custom menu, linens, tables, chairs, votive candles
On-site coordinator: Robi Ruane

The Meadows Casino

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A team of professional planners will assist you in executing successful, memorable, and fun events. Whether your next affair is a meeting, wedding, trade show, or social gathering, The Meadows Casino is always a crowd pleaser. The venue allows for up to four dividable spaces that can accommodate up to 500 guests. It also features a built-in bar, the latest technologies, and five projection screens. With the inclusion of fantastic casino action and appetizing culinary appointments, your events will prove to be a resounding success.

The Meadows Banquets & Conference Center at The Meadows Casino, Washington. 724.503.1297. meadowsgaming.com

Capacity: 5-500
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, personal event planner, choice of vendors, standard room setup
On-site coordinator: Angela Corso

Soba

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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 unique entrées like sesame-seared Ahi tuna in a Korean barbecue sauce with ginger fried rice, changes daily. Drink specialties include seasonal martinis made with house-infused vodkas and an extensive wine list. 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: 150, sit-down dinner; buy-out option available; 50, private dining room; 24, private Red Room
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 day/time of the week
Included in price: Tables and chairs; valet parking, floral arrangements, custom linens
On-site coordinator: Event Coordinator Sarath Suong, General Manager Patrick Warren

Holy Trinity Center

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Elegance and sophistication awaits you and your guests at the Grand Room at Holy Trinity Center. From formal dinner receptions and intimate Champagne brunches, to sumptuous dessert and coffee station extravaganzas, the event planners at Holy Trinity Center work side by side with you, customizing every last detail to ensure your wedding is unforgettable from the moment guests arrive. Enjoy the breathtaking views and grounds of this gem in the North Hills, just minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh.

Arista Catering & Event Planning, North Hills. 412.716.2835. facebook.com/AristaCateringAndEventPlanning

Capacity: 320
Exclusive caterer: Arista Catering & Event Planning
Indoor/outdoor space
Book
: 6-12 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Custom menu, linens, tables, chairs, china, dance floor, on-site parking, day-of event coordinator
On-site coordinator: Helena Erdeljac, Joanne Watterson​

Andora Restaurant

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Whether it’s a private dinner party, a business gathering, or a rehearsal dinner, one of Andora’s three locations is the perfect place for your special event. Indoors or out, the restaurant has private rooms and the flexibility for parties large or small. Its executive chef and management staff can offer special options — from set menus to passed hors d’oeuvres. Andora is more than happy to accommodate any budget or request.

Andora Restaurant, Sewickley, 412.749.9015. Fox Chapel, 412.967.1900. Mars, 724.591.5132. andorarestaurant.com

Capacity: 50 indoors, 100 outdoors
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: Flexible
Pricing minimum: $35-$55 per person for dinner options; $18-$35 per person for lunch options
Included in price: Information upon request
On-site coordinator: Kelle Pitschke, Sewickley; Michelle Brenner, Mars; Jon Wiltrout, Fox Chapel

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square

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Make your special day memorable at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. The newly renovated hotel offers event space for 50 to 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 2 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 from Bethel Bakery, Champagne toast
On-site coordinator: Jennifer Leech

The Gilfillan Farm

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A 1800s farmstead, The Gilfillan Farm is on the National Register of Historic Places and can make your big day one for the history books. Experience the rustic elegance of a farm wedding with the convenience of this suburban location in the South Hills.

The Gilfillan Farm, Upper St. Clair. 412.835.2050. hsusc.org  |  events@hsusc.org

Capacity: 500
Exclusive caterer: No
Indoor/outdoor space: April through October
Book: At least 4 months in advance
Pricing minimum: Email for pricing
Included in price: Farmhouse access for bridal party, farm grounds, 12 hours of on-site coordination
On-site coordinator: Soirée by Souleret

Banquets Unlimited

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Banquets Unlimited has been creating magic and memories for more than 25 years! Choose from two beautiful banquet facilities — with a wide range of menus — for your rehearsal dinner, shower, reception, banquet, or other special event. The Wilmerding facility can accommodate up to 200 guests (two rooms available), and the Irwin facility can accommodate up to 250 guests, with gorgeous landscaped gardens and gazebo for your ceremony. This spring, Banquets Unlimited will offer valet parking!

Banquets Unlimited, Wilmerding, 412.823.6550. Irwin, 724.864.1464. banquetsunlimitedinc.com

Capacity: Wilmerding, 200; Irwin, 250
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: One year in advance
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Five-hour event, photo booth, flowers, liquor, chair covers, wedding cake, on-site coordinator
On-site coordinator: Banquet Unlimited staff

Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen & Wine Bar

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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, Shadyside. 412.661.5656. bigburrito.com/casbah

Capacity: 115, sit-down dinner; buy-out option available for larger functions; 50, lower level
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, and linens; additional options include valet parking, floral arrangements, and custom linens
On-site coordinator: Event Coordinator Michael Goldberg, General Manager Jennifer Love

Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar

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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
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, Assistant Manager Elyssa McCreight

Altius Modern Bistro

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Photograph from Christine Charles.

Altius Modern Bistro is a truly exceptional location for signature special events, featuring fine dining in an exclusive atmosphere. Its private dining space, located high up on Pittsburgh’s historic Mt. Washington, is designed to enhance your experience and make your event a memorable one. The dedicated staff will cater to your every detail and provide your guests with an experience they won’t forget! Altius will work with you to craft the perfect menu and make sure that a gathering of 42 is just as special as a dinner for two.

Altius Modern Bistro, Mt. Washington. 412.904.4442. altiuspgh.com

Capacity: 70 seated; 100 cocktail
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book
: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
On-site coordinator: Christine Charles

Mallorca Restaurant

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Treat your shower or rehearsal dinner guests to the cuisine and spirit of the Mediterranean. Nestled in the historic South Side, Mallorca Restaurant provides a beautifully decorated space for special, intimate events. “We offer award-winning service, and incomparable quality and selection,” says Joni Ropelewski of Mallorca Restaurant. “If you want to make it memorable, make it Mallroca!”

Mallorca Restaurant, South Side. 412.488.1818. mallorcarestaurant.com

Capacity: 25-75
Exclusive caterer: In-house
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: $25-45 per guest for lunch, $45-75 per guest for dinner
Included in price: Room rental, tables, chairs, and linens

Eleven Contemporary Kitchen

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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: 150, sit-down dinner; buy-out option available; 12, Mulberry Room; eight to 36, Smallman Room
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: Event Coordinator Amanda Kefal, General Manager Chris Thinnes

The Mattress Factory

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Photograph from Caitlin Thomas Photography.

Unique. Creative. Memorable. The Mattress Factory museum, located in the historic Mexican War Streets of Pittsburgh’s North Side, offers a variety of event spaces that give renters the ability to entertain in a cutting-edge contemporary art museum. The museum’s flexible rental program allows for your choice of caterer, and the building’s open, industrial interior can be decorated to fit any occasion.

The Mattress Factory, North Side. 412.231.3169. mattress.org

Capacity: 120 seated indoors, 150 buffet, 300 cocktail reception
Exclusive caterer: Choice of preferred vendors or any licensed caterer of your choice
Indoor/outdoor space
Book: Call for availability
Pricing minimum: Call for pricing
Included in price: Tented garden area; access to available exhibitions; tables; chairs; parking on-site and in annex; video and audio; events supervisor
On-site coordinator: Gina D’Amico


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