The city of Cleveland, Ohio is located along the shores of the famous Lake Erie. This Midwestern trendy city offers a wide variety of elegant, beautiful, creative, and unique venues for weddings and other special events. These venues range from the romantic and historic French gothic Glidden House that dates back to 1910 to the extremely spacious Astrodome of Parma to the one-of-a-kind African-themed sophisticated venue for weddings at the Cleveland Zoo. There is a wedding venue in Cleveland for nearly any wedding style or theme that couples could envision for their special day.
1.Ariel Pearl Center
© Ariel Pearl Center
The Ariel Pearl Center in Cleveland is a historic venue for weddings and other special events. Located within the heart of Old Brooklyn in a former bank building, the venue boasts a rich history and charming style. The historic event space features dramatic architectural details, large arched windows, marble floors and columns, crystal chandeliers, and decorative plasterwork along the ceiling. The Grand Hall with Vault and Rotunda is used for indoor weddings with as many as 200 guests with a dance floor. Other events spaces at the Ariel Pearl Center include the Fireplace Room and the Ceremony/Cocktail Room.
4175 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109, Phone: 216-344-9441
2.Astrodome of Parma
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The Astrodome of Parma is a unique and beautiful event and wedding venue in Cleveland, Ohio. The venue is able to accommodate more than five hundred guests, but can also be customized to better host smaller events of around two hundred people without feeling like there’s too much empty space. Boasting a very spacious dance floor area and an expansive bar, the Astrodome of Parma provides ample space for large weddings. Wedding receptions are catered exclusively by the As You Like It catering company. All of the food is prepared by the experienced chef and can be tailored to specific tastes.
5720 State Rd, Cleveland, OH 44134, Phone: 440-886-6800
3.English Oak Room at Tower City Center
The English Oak Room at Tower City Center is a luxurious venue for weddings and other special events and is the former historical Cleveland Union Terminal. The wedding venue features gleaming polished floors, vintage lighting, ornate ceilings, and English oak hand-carved panels, providing an ideal space for an elegant evening, vintage, or romantic wedding with up 250 of the couple’s closest friends and family for a seated dinner wedding reception. Catering is provided for the English Oak Room exclusively by Executive Caterers, considered one of the leading catering companies in Cleveland with a staff of award-winning chefs and in-house bakery.
230 W Huron Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 440-449-0700
© Glidden House
The Glidden House is a great wedding venue for couples wanting a contemporary venue for either an outdoor or indoor wedding, or a combination of the two. This historic French gothic Cleveland boutique hotel dates back to the year 1910 and is noted on the National Register of Historic Places. The Juniper Room features 2,200 square feet of event space that includes quaint French doors, a gorgeous chandelier, and windows along every wall that open out to picturesque surroundings, providing an outdoor/indoor ambiance. The Glidden House also contains a tented patio, beautiful gardens, and an outdoor gazebo.
1901 Ford Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106, Phone: 216-231-8900
5.Hyatt Regency Cleveland At The Arcade
The Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade was built back in 1890 and is a beautiful historic venue for weddings in the bustling city of Cleveland. The hotel can host as many as four hundred guests on the main and balcony levels, or up to 220 people on the main level for dancing and dining. The Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade boasts picturesque architecture that includes a skylight measure eighty-five feet, ornate fixers, amazing staircases, and exceptional balconies. Along with in-house catering and bar services and all-inclusive wedding packages, the venue also offers a bridal suite for getting ready.
420 Superior Ave East, Cleveland, OH 44114, Phone: 216-575-1234
6.La Villa Conference & Banquet Center
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The La Villa Conference and Banquet Center is home to one of the largest wedding venues in Cleveland, Ohio and the surrounding area. The Diamond Ballroom is one of the premier event spaces in the city for large weddings. At approximately nineteen thousand square feet, the venue can host weddings with as up to two thousand people for a seated dinner wedding receptions, with still enough space for a spacious dance floor. The Pearl Ballroom at La Villa Conference and Banquet Center has a more urban warehouse atmosphere with a neutral color palette and wooden dance floor.
11500 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, OH 44130, Phone: 216-265-9305
7.Lake Affect Studios
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Lake Affect Studios is an urban chic wedding venue in the Cleveland area that provides a blank canvas The trendy space for weddings and other events measures approximately five thousand square feet in size and features white-washed exposed brick, natural wood floors, numerous windows, an espresso bar, full bar, sound system, stage, industrial-style ceiling, and Edison lights. A repurposed warehouse, the Lake Affect Studios offers an urban and edgy atmosphere for unique and memorable events. While the venue provides a list of preferred vendors that have been vetted, couples are allowed to bring in their own vendors as well.
1615 E 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, Phone: 216-298-9018
8.Marigold at Tenk West Bank
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The Tenk West Bank in downtown Cleveland is a loft-style venue for weddings and other special events run by Marigold Catering. Boasting both an industrial and vintage feel, the history venue features a wide-open layout, factory-style windows, and exposed brick. Up to four hundred of the couple’s friends and family can be accommodated at the Tenk West Bank, making the venue an ideal destination for large weddings. There are two different event spaces that can be combined to create a larger space. Large gatherings are typically held in the North Bay, while the Atrium is well suited for smaller events.
3901 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114, Phone: 216-566-5400
9.Metropolitan at the 9, Autograph Collection
© Metropolitan at the 9, Autograph Collection
The Metropolitan at the 9 is located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. This iconic hotel seamlessly blends luxury, art, and history into a bold design, creating a modern and memorable event space for romantic wedding events, whether couples are wanting to host an intimate, small gathering with just their closest friends and family members or a lavish, large affair. The Metropolitan at the 9 includes several unique spaces, such as the rooftop patio with amazing views of the skyline, the grand Mint Ballroom, and the speakeasy lounge. The ballroom is the largest space, featuring chandeliers and soaring ceilings.
2017 E. 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44115, Phone: 216-239-1200
10.Music Box Supper Club
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The Music Box Supper Club in downtown Cleveland, Ohio is a two-story venue for concerts and special events. The venue provides a great event space for couples looking for a contemporary setting for a non-traditional wedding. Located on the first floor, the Concert Hall features LED back-lit walls, a spacious dance floor, a large stage, and soaring ceilings with overhead lighting. Riverview is located on the Concert Hall’s second floor, providing a space for cocktail receptions with spectacular views of the surrounding downtown area. Both event spaces also offer access to the Music Box Supper Club’s Rooftop Deck.
1148 Main Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-242-1250
© RED SPACE
The Red Space in the city of Cleveland is a modern and spacious venue for both outdoor and indoor weddings. There are several different event spaces for couples to choose from for their rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, and wedding reception. The Grand Warehouse offers a blank canvas with high ceilings and whitewashed walls, perfect for couples who want to customize the space to match their vision for their special day. The Gallery is another versatile event space for small events, featuring artwork created by both international and regional artists. This room can accommodate between 50 and 150 guests for receptions.
2400 Superior Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114, Phone: 216-223-7731
12.Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
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The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel is situated in the middle of downtown Cleveland and offers a sophisticated venue for weddings and other events. The building itself was built back in the year 1918 and is now a local landmark. The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel contains nearly sixty thousand square feet of event space that can be personalized to the couple’s tastes for wedding celebrations that range from intimate wedding ceremonies to lavish, grand receptions. The elegant Grand Ballroom boasts being the city’s largest ballroom at more than twenty-two thousand square feet. There is also a balcony that makes for a good cocktail hour space.
24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-696-5600
13.The Ballroom at Park Lane
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The Ballroom at Park Lane is located in the middle of University Circle at the Park Lake Villa. This historic wedding venue was formerly a speakeasy and luxury hotel, constructed back in 1923, serving as one of the area’s premier venues during some of the most important eras in America and hosting several legends, including Bob Dylan. The Ballroom at Park Lane today still retains the Old World charm of a bygone era with a speakeasy parlor, skyward ceilings, and vintage architecture. The two-floor ballroom includes a mezzanine and features a neutral color scheme perfect for customizing the space.
10510 Park Ln, Cleveland, OH 44106, Phone: 216-438-2926
14.The Grand Hall
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The Grand Hall is a breathtaking wedding venue in Cleveland, Ohio with a very spacious and open layout for weddings of all sizes and a staff committed to helping events run smoothly. Providing the flexibility for couples to create the fun and unforgettable wedding celebration of their dreams, the Grand Hall is able to host events with up to 400 people without a designated dance area or up to 275 people with a dance floor measuring 1,000 square feet. For smaller weddings and other events, The Gallery is an elegant event space able to accommodate as many as 80 guests.
3425 Marioncliff Dr, Parma, OH 44134, Phone: 440-885-0468
© The Madison
The Madison is a modern event space in Cleveland that serves as a banquet hall, wedding venue, video/photo shoot location, reception rental, meeting space, and more. The main event space is able to accommodate a maximum of five hundred guests for a seated dinner reception, or up to 820 for a standing reception. Drape and pipe can be provided to create a better space for smaller weddings. There is also an outdoor patio featuring bistro lights that capable of holding receptions with up to 300 people and is also a great spot for the cocktail hour.
4601 Payne Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, Phone: 216-243-6858
16.The Nicholson House
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The historic Nicholson House was saved from destruction in 1985 when the City of Lakewood and the Lakewood Historical Society purchased the house. Able to host events with as many as 125 guests, the Nicholson House provides the tasteful and beautiful elegance of a bygone era, offering a classic setting for small weddings, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and other small parties. The venue includes a modern kitchen that can be used by caterers for wedding dinner receptions and catered luncheons. Staff also work with couple for customized arrangements to ensure their wedding is a successful and truly memorable event.
13335 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107, Phone: 216-221-7343
17.The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
© The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland provides four different events spaces for weddings within its original art deco building from the 1930’s. The Ballroom features decor that seamlessly combines timeless sophistication and contemporary charm to create an ideal setting for a classic wedding celebration. The Riverview Room offers historic opulence with artwork and luxurious furnishings combined with picturesque river views. Great for romantic and intimate weddings, the Diplomat Room at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland is decorated with a blue color palette and antique brick that complements sweeping views of Lake Erie and the cityscape. For stately large receptions, there is also the Silver Grille.
1515 West Third St, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-623-1300
18.Toscana Party Center
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The Toscana Party Center is a good event venue for any couple wanting to have a traditional, large wedding celebration with their own particular vision for their special day in mind. Located in Cuyahoga Height, the grand hall consists of a dance floor, a bar, large mirrors, intricate crystal chandeliers, and gorgeous hardwood floors. Crisp white walls and furnishings provide couples with the opportunity to transform the Toscana Party Center into their own unique vision for a wedding style or theme. Catering is provided by the Coyne Catering Company, which offers an extensive and varied menu for wedding receptions.
22909 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116, Phone: 216-302-0639
19.Windows on the River
The Windows on the River is one of Cleveland, Ohio’s premier venues for weddings and other special events. Situated inside of the historic First Energy Powerhouse building, the venue offers three distinctive spaces for events: the River View Room, the City View Room, and the Bridge View Room. Each event space features grand arched windows, exposed brick, and high ceilings. The River Room has its own private entrance and an outdoor patio that offers beautiful views of the Cleveland skyline and the Cuyahoga River. The Bridge View Room also provides some great views of the city’s iconic bridges.
2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-861-1445
© Shoreby Club
The Shoreby Club was originally built back in 1890 to be used as a summer residence for Samuel Mather. This 23-room lakefront mansion now serves as the prestigious and historic Shoreby Club of Bratenahl in Ohio, as well as an excellent choice for a wedding venue. Boasting amazing panoramic vistas of Lake Erie and a history of excellent service, the venue is a popular choice among couples looking for a place to hold their wedding event. To host a wedding at the Shoreby Club, either the bride or groom must be a club member or sponsored by a member.
40 Shoreby Dr, Bratenahl, OH 44108, Phone: 216-851-2582
21.Kimpton Schofield Hotel
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The Kimpton Schofield Hotel in downtown Cleveland, Ohio is a renovated hotel and wedding venue that still retains many of its Victorian-era elements and features lots of light and clean lines. Located within the city’s historic Schofield building, the venue also features live plants in homage to nature enthusiast and building architect Levi Schofield. The Levi Ballroom, main event space at the Kimpton Schofield Hotel, is a modern and chic space able to accommodate up to 80 guests for seated dinner receptions or up to 120 for cocktail-style receptions. Thirty standing guests can be accommodated in the adjacent foyer as well.
2000 East Ninth St, Cleveland, OH 44115, Phone: 216-357-3250
22.Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is one of the most unique venues for a wedding in the entire Cleveland area. The zoo hosts both outdoor and indoor weddings and other special events at their many animal houses and exhibits. Couples can choose from four different locations for a very non-traditional wedding. These locations include the Rainforest, the Wolf Wilderness Lodge, the Wade Hall and Deck, and the Primate, Cat, and Aquatics building. The Rainforest is the largest event space of the four, able to host weddings with as many as 300 guests among the thousands of tropical plants and more than 600 animals.
4101 Fulton Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44144, Phone: 216-635-3200
23.Cleveland Botanical Garden
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The Cleveland Botanical Garden consists of ten beautiful landscaped area of both natural and formal gardens, providing numerous different and stunning spaces for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and other private parties and events. With both indoor and outdoor options, the flexible floorplans at the Cleveland Botanical Garden can accommodate receptions with anywhere between 20 and 250 guests. For the cocktail hour, the Geis Terrace is a great spot with amazing views of the gardens. Indoor events spaces include the Woodland Hall and Clark Hall with stunning garden and sunset views and plenty of room to dance and dine the night away.
11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106, Phone: 216-721-1600
24.Great Lakes Brewing Company
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The Great Lakes Brewing Company has been a touchstone of Cleveland since 1988 and is the anchor of the bustling neighborhood of Ohio City. The versatile venue provides a blend of industrial, modern, and rustic touches, including in its Tasting Room, which offers a unique space for weddings and other events. Located on the brewery’s upper level, the Tasting Room features original brick from the days of the building being the Leonard Schlather Brewing Company, vintage beer memorabilia, and a gorgeous antique bar. Along with dinner and dancing, guests can enjoy a view of the production brewhouse through the windows.
2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-771-4404
24 Best Wedding Venues in Cleveland, OH
- Ariel Pearl Center, Photo: Ariel Pearl Center
- Astrodome of Parma, Photo: Astrodome of Parma
- English Oak Room at Tower City Center, Photo: karepa/stock.adobe.com
- Glidden House, Photo: Glidden House
- Hyatt Regency Cleveland At The Arcade, Photo: ver0nicka/stock.adobe.com
- La Villa Conference & Banquet Center, Photo: La Villa Conference & Banquet Center
- Lake Affect Studios, Photo: Lake Affect Studios
- Marigold at Tenk West Bank, Photo: Marigold at Tenk West Bank
- Metropolitan at the 9, Autograph Collection, Photo: Metropolitan at the 9, Autograph Collection
- Music Box Supper Club, Photo: Music Box Supper Club
- RED SPACE, Photo: RED SPACE
- Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Photo: Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
- The Ballroom at Park Lane, Photo: The Ballroom at Park Lane
- The Grand Hall, Photo: The Grand Hall
- The Madison, Photo: The Madison
- The Nicholson House, Photo: The Nicholson House
- The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, Photo: The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
- Toscana Party Center, Photo: Toscana Party Center
- Windows on the River, Photo: fotofrol/stock.adobe.com
- Shoreby Club, Photo: Shoreby Club
- Kimpton Schofield Hotel, Photo: Kimpton Schofield Hotel
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Photo: mirage_studio/stock.adobe.com
- Cleveland Botanical Garden, Photo: Daria Minaeva/stock.adobe.com
- Great Lakes Brewing Company, Photo: Great Lakes Brewing Company
- Cover Photo: Semenova Jenny/stock.adobe.com