The city of Dayton, Ohio is full of beautiful, elegant, historic, and unique venues for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Whether couples are looking for a beautiful historic home, an interesting museum, a gorgeous outdoor setting, a rustic chic barn, a spacious and versatile reception hall, an elegant ballroom, and much more, there’s a wedding venue in Dayton for nearly any style of wedding celebration. There is certainly no shortage of amazing wedding venues to choose from in this Midwestern city.
1.America’s Packard Museum
© America’s Packard Museum
The America’s Packard Museum is situated within the heart of Dayton’s downtown area and offers a unique venue for weddings and other special events. The facility has been voted as one of the top five banquet venues in Dayton and the surrounding area. Constructed back in 1917, the Main Museum was the Dayton Packard Dealership and now serves as a wedding venue for sit-down dinner receptions for up to 200 guests or up to 225 guests for cocktail-style receptions. The Packard Pavilion, built in 1936, is able to host larger wedding celebrations with as many as 300 guests.
420 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-226-1710
© Aullwood Audubon
The Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm offers a natural and unique setting for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, anniversary parties, corporate parties and dinners, conferences, and many other special occasions and events. Weddings can be held either outdoors somewhere on the very expansive grounds or inside one of Aullwood Audubon’s two state-of-the-art unique buildings. The Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm is a convenient wedding venue in the Dayton, Ohio area. The nature sanctuary encompasses two hundred acres located just minutes from State Route 40 and I-70, and only around three miles away from the Dayton International Airport.
1000 Aullwood Rd, Dayton, OH 45414, Phone: 937-890-7360
The Bainbridge Hall is a popular Dayton, Ohio event venue for wedding celebrations, anniversary parties, birthday parties, family reunions, banquets, corporate parties, and many other kinds of special events. The venue is provides affordable flexibility for events both small and large, offering couples with the ability to make their special day as elaborate or elegant as they wish. Centrally located in the city near the Oregon District, the handicapped accessible Bainbridge Hall also offers complimentary lighted parking, space for up to 300 seated guests, a kitchen for catering, bar facilities, air conditioning and heating, and a dance floor.
267 Bainbridge St, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-224-8566
4.Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is another unique wedding venue in the city of Dayton. Whether couples are wanting to have an elegant wedding event or a fun, laid-back wedding celebration, the memorable and versatile venue is able to host a wide variety of wedding styles. The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery if a one-of-a-kind event venue that is able to host both the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception. Situated across the river within downtown Dayton, the venue boasts a convenient location for events. Couples can visit the museum for a tour of the facility.
2600 DeWeese Pkwy, Dayton, OH 45414, Phone: 937-275-7431
5.Canopy Creek Farm
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The Canopy Creek Farm offers two different venues for weddings just outside the hustle and bustle of Dayton in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Reception Barn is a beautiful space for romantic weddings ceremonies and receptions. Boasting rustic elegance and natural wood beams and posts, the barn is able to accommodate up to 250 guests for a dinner wedding reception. Outside off the Reception Barn is a covered patio running the entire length, offering an unmatched view of the farm from the hilltop location. This space provides a perfect setting for outdoor weddings, as well as excellent photo opportunities.
600 Benner Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342, Phone: 937-602-5867
6.Carillon Brewing Company
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The Carillon Brewing Company is not only open for visitors looking for a pint of refreshing beer, but it also serves as a wedding venue in Dayton, Ohio. The brewing facility offers its Bier Hall for event rentals and is able to accommodate between 75 and 80 guests for seated wedding receptions. The typical set up for the Bier Hall space is three long tables that can fit up to 26 people each or several tables that seat 8 to 10 people. Other layouts are possible, but may incur an additional fee. All beverages and food must be through the Carillon Brewing Company.
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409, Phone: 937-910-0722
7.Carillon Historical Park
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The Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio is an open-air, 65-acre history museum that acts as the main campus of Dayton History. There are several memorable venues across the park for many different special events, such as picturesque weddings, elegant evening events, charming family reunions, corporate outings, and more. The Carillon Historical Park provides an excellent combination of distinctive spaces and natural beauty with its historical buildings and beautifully landscaped settings, offering an amazing ambiance for weddings and other events that range from 5 to 250 guests. Events held at the park help support conservation efforts and educational programming at Dayton History.
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409, Phone: 937-293-2841
8.Crowne Plaza Dayton
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The Crowne Plaza Dayton is located within the center of downtown Dayton, a chic hotel that has become a popular venue for memorable wedding celebrations. The venue provides a combination of state-of-the-art amenities and chic sophistication, as well as certified event planners ready to assist couples in designing a customized wedding event, whether that’s an intimate reception with just close friends and family or a large, gala-sized extravaganza. Both indoor and outdoor weddings can be accommodated at the Crowne Plaza Dayton, such as a romantic outdoor wedding ceremony followed by a beautiful wedding reception in one of the ballrooms.
33 E 5th Street, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-224-0800
9.Dayton Art Institute
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The Dayton Art Institute is a unique destination for weddings and several other kinds of special events in the Dayton area, providing a wide array of different beautiful event spaces. Rental of the venue includes use of rental space for four hours, chairs for up to 250 people, and all tables, as well as the facility and security personnel that are required by the facility. In order for couples to hold their wedding celebration at the facility, someone must be a member of the Dayton Art Institute. Members who have the Jefferson Patterson Society status can receive a discount on event rentals.
456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH 45405, Phone: 937-223-4278
10.Engineers Club of Dayton
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The Engineers Club of Dayton offers an elegant venue for weddings and other special events. Built back in 1918, this venue boasts a stunning interior featurings rich details like dark wood details within the rooms, as well as a seamless layout flowing beautifully from one event space to the next and a gorgeous stone fireplace. There are several different rooms for couples to choose from for hosting their wedding, all of which feature “turn-of-the-century elegance” for nearly any size wedding celebration. The Engineers Club of Dayton offers a variety of menu options prepared by the Executive Chef and full bar service.
110 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-228-2148
© Hawthorn Hill
Hawthorn Hill was designed by the famous Wright brothers and Orville Wright resided in the building along with Katharine and Bishop Milton Wright. Situated atop an Oakwood hill, the National Historic Landmark features twin porches and white pillars and was the last home of the first pilot from the year 1914 to 1948. The elite venue in Dayton, Ohio is now a popular destination for intimate weddings, corporate gatherings, and other small parties. An ideal venue for small, intimate wedding receptions, Hawthorn Hill is able to accommodate events with up to fifty guests and provides exclusive rental of the venue.
901 Harman Ave, Dayton, OH 45419, Phone: 937-293-2841
12.Kettering Polen Farm
The Kettering Polen Farm wedding venue is a historic and beautiful farmhouse and barn from the nineteenth century, located on fifteen acres of picturesque land. The farmhouse consists of a banquet room, sun porch, dining room, and cozy living room that can be used for indoor weddings. A seasonal tent can be used to cover the large patio for a combination of an outdoor/indoor wedding celebration. The house can accommodate weddings with as many as 130 guests. For large wedding events, the barn provides enough space for 125 guests on the lower level and up to 175 people on the upper level.
5099 Bigger Rd, Kettering, OH 45440
13.Memorial Hall - A Dayton History Experience
© Memorial Hall - A Dayton History Experience
The Memorial Hall in Dayton, Ohio is conveniently located within the heart of the city, offering an extravagant, yet still affordable event venue for upscale weddings. The atrium entrance provides a stunning setting for wedding ceremonies with its shining columns, grand marble staircase, green tinted skylights, and soaring ceilings. Wedding receptions are typically held on the lower level of Memorial Hall, which features a neutral color scheme for personalization, a spacious wood dance floor, plain columns, and a modern look. The French Renaissance-style building contains ornate decor that helps provide an even more amazing appearance with dramatic paintings and relief sculptures.
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409, Phone: 937-293-2841
14.Miami Valley Golf Club
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The Miami Valley Golf Club is a historic venue for weddings, private parties, and other special events in Dayton, Ohio. Founded back in the year 1919, the club is one of the oldest private clubs in the city and is registered as a National Historic Landmark. Situated only minutes away from downtown Day, the Miami Valley Golf Club’s classic clubhouse is able to host events with up to almost three hundred guests and the wooden-floored ballroom offers ample space for dancing the night away. The professional staff is experienced with serving large parties and the event team has several decades of event experience.
3311 Salem Ave, Dayton, OH 45406, Phone: 937-274-1133
© Patterson Homestead
The Patterson Homestead is nestled away within one of Dayton’s charming neighborhoods along Brown Street and offers a quaint event venue for lovely vintage wedding celebrations. Constructed back in the year 1816, the Patterson Homestead housed three generations of the area’s prominent Patterson family and now serves as a beautiful wedding venue. The farmhouse features the middle-class clean style of the middle of the nineteenth century, providing a romantic setting for outdoor weddings on the emerald green expansive lawn surrounded by flowers. The historic interior of the Patterson house can be rented for indoor weddings as well.
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409, Phone: 937-293-2841
16.Presidential Banquet Center
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Located within a park-like private setting the Presidential Banquet Center is a beautiful full-service event venue made up of five different elegant rooms for wedding receptions, banquets, and other events. A great choice for nearly any size wedding event, the Presidential Banquet Center is able to accommodate as many as six hundred guests for events. Venue event rental includes five-hour use of the facility, set up, clean up, crystal, china, full linen, a dance floor, and more. The venue prides itself on having high standards of excellence, affordability, professional service, and culinary artistry that have led it to be a premier venue.
4548 Presidential Way, Dayton, OH 45429, Phone: 937-439-0610
17.The Dayton Club
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The Dayton Club is a popular event venue in Dayton, Ohio that is able to host both a couple’s wedding ceremony and their wedding reception. Located on the floor of the Kettering Tower, the venue provides a number of event spaces for couples to choose from for an indoor wedding celebration. With a maximum capacity of 525 people, the Kettering Tower Lobby is the largest event space available. Other spaces at the Dayton Club include the Patterson Ballroom for weddings with as many as 350 guests or the Horizon Dining Room, which can accommodate up to 150 people.
40 N. Main St, Dayton, OH 45423, Phone: 937-224-4381
© The Galleria
The Galleria at The Event Connections provides a unique destination for wedding receptions, private parties, corporate events, and more in the Dayton, Ohio area. The event venue is able to accommodate up to two hundred and twenty-five people for special events, making it a great place for small and medium-sized wedding celebrations. All wedding packages at The Galleria include decor for the event, such as colored accent lighting and wall draping to match the wedding theme. The venue strives to make wedding planning stress free, and the all-inclusive reception package includes post event cleaning, a professional DJ, catering, and table linens.
4140 Linden Ave, Dayton, OH 45432, Phone: 937-254-6930
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The Mandalay Banquet Center is an ideal venue for large-scale weddings and other special events due to it being one of the largest event facilities in the city of Dayton, Ohio. Offering two different event spaces, the very spacious, full-service wedding venue is able to accommodate events with as many as six hundred guests. The Mandalay Banquet Center is a classic space for elegant weddings with its parquet wooden dance floors and crystal chandeliers. The ballroom event spaces can be transformed into a gorgeous ceremony site or a unique, glamorous reception space. The Mandalay features wheelchair access and parking.
2700 East River Rd, Dayton, OH 45459, Phone: 937-294-6600
20.The Ohio Barn
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The Ohio Barn today is primarily a venue for weddings, with the wedding season for the venue typically running from May to October. The grounds and barn can also be rented for other private parties, church events, and corporate events in addition to wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Built back in 1834, The Homestead is made up of a living room, a spacious kitchen, three full bathrooms, and four large bedrooms, while The Bunkhouse contains a spacious Gathering Room, private entrances and baths, and two large guest rooms. This offers the wedding party a convenient place to stay.
8790 Dayton-Springfield Rd, Fairborn, OH 45324, Phone: 937-878-8015
21.The Steam Plant
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The Steam Plant is one of the newer event venues in downtown Dayton and has undergone a three-year renovation, transforming the former power generating plant into a modern event space while still preserving the building’s historical integrity. The Grand Hall at The Steam Plant is the venue’s primary space for events, providing almost six thousand square feet of space for a truly memorable wedding. The spacious hall features arched floor-to-ceiling windows, ceiling bans, polished concrete floors, uplit columns, exposed beams and brick, and custom two-story built-in bar. There is also a lovely courtyard known as The Cigar Patio.
617 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-985-0617
22.Top of the Market Banquet Center
The Top of the Market Banquet Center is a popular event venue for both wedding receptions and corporate events in the Dayton area. The facility offers two distinct rooms for events: The Warehouse and The Loft. Ideal for events both small and large, the Top of the Market Banquet Center is able to accommodate anywhere from fifteen to four hundred guests. The historic venue is more than a century old, offering a perfect event space for couples looking for a historic setting conveniently located in downtown Dayton, Ohio. The venue also provides on-site catering and abundant off-street private parking.
32 Webster St, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-224-3663
The Victoria Theatre is a wedding venue that let couples celebrate their special day in style at one of the premier theaters in Dayton. The theater provides a dramatic backdrop that puts wedding events and the wedding couple “in the limelight,” giving them the “star treatment,” The Victoria Theatre, along with the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, boasts complete banquet and catering services and several unique events spaces for creating unforgettable events. The 105-year-old theater offers a stunning venue for wedding ceremonies, while the lobby is a unique event space for wedding receptions.
138 North Main St, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: 937-228-7591
23 Best Wedding Venues in Dayton, OH
- America’s Packard Museum, Photo: America’s Packard Museum
- Aullwood Audubon, Photo: Aullwood Audubon
- Bainbridge Hall, Photo: Ivan/stock.adobe.com
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Photo: Ekaterina/stock.adobe.com
- Canopy Creek Farm, Photo: Canopy Creek Farm
- Carillon Brewing Company, Photo: Carillon Brewing Company
- Carillon Historical Park, Photo: Carillon Historical Park
- Crowne Plaza Dayton, Photo: Crowne Plaza Dayton
- Dayton Art Institute, Photo: Dayton Art Institute
- Engineers Club of Dayton, Photo: Engineers Club of Dayton
- Hawthorn Hill, Photo: Hawthorn Hill
- Kettering Polen Farm, Photo: rubchikova/stock.adobe.com
- Memorial Hall - A Dayton History Experience, Photo: Memorial Hall - A Dayton History Experience
- Miami Valley Golf Club, Photo: Miami Valley Golf Club
- Patterson Homestead, Photo: Patterson Homestead
- Presidential Banquet Center, Photo: Presidential Banquet Center
- The Dayton Club, Photo: The Dayton Club
- The Galleria, Photo: The Galleria
- The Mandalay, Photo: New Africa/stock.adobe.com
- The Ohio Barn, Photo: The Ohio Barn
- The Steam Plant, Photo: The Steam Plant
- Top of the Market Banquet Center, Photo: chalabala/stock.adobe.com
- Victoria Theatre, Photo: Boggy/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: Laszlo/stock.adobe.com