Getting married in Pittsburgh can be the perfect way to have a day you’ll remember forever, surrounded by your friends and family. With dozens of wedding venues within Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, you can find the exact location you want. Whether you want to get married outdoors surrounded by nature, inside a modern or luxury building, or in a historic home, you should find a venue without a problem.
1.The Mansions on Fifth Luxury Hotel
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The Mansions on Fifth used to be the home of one of the city’s most prominent attorneys and now it serves as a sophisticated and elegant hotel. In addition to gorgeous lodgings, the Mansions love to host weddings in their one-of-a-kind space with high wood beams, dark walnut paneling, and leaded glass windows. Wedding receptions at the Mansions can accommodate 20 to 175 guests, with the capacity dropping to 100 for sit-down affairs. There are three wedding packages to choose from depending on the services you are looking for. In addition to sit-down dinners, they also offer a creative station dinner with food options spread throughout and the opportunity to mingle. Clients can even design their own cocktail station.
5105 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-381-5105
© Wendel Inn
The Wendel Inn is one of the reception halls operated by Ches’ Anthony’s Catering and they have packages that are perfect for weddings. The 5-hour reception includes a master of ceremonies, an access to a card cage, cake cutting, air conditioning, all the set-up and clean-up, linens, dishes, silverware, candlelit centerpieces, and illuminated skirted tables for the cake, cookies, and gifts. The bridal table gets additional champagne glasses with a champagne toast and silver candelabras. The bar has 5 hours of unlimited service with an incredible range of non-alcoholic beverages along with the cups, pitchers, wine glasses, napkins, and more. The package also includes the bridal suite and a choice of menus.
2728 Custer Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-882-3227
3.Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
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Most people don’t think of having their wedding reception at a children’s museum, but this is actually the perfect way to have a memorable and unique special day. You can rent out one or more of the many exhibits in the museum or the Big Red Room. For those with lots of kids in their extended family or those who just like to have fun. The Big Red Room is perfect for most events with its award-winning lighting and marble interior along with room for 200 when seated with a dance floor or up to 400 in a standing cocktail reception. You can also rent out the studio and backyard for some outdoor areas and space for 175 standing.
710 Children’s Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-322-5058
4.Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
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The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is among the best-known Pittsburgh landmarks and the only military memorial in the country that honors all branches of service, across conflicts and generations. It was opened in 1910 with plenty of history and also serves as rental facilities perfect for weddings, particularly those with at least one member in the military. The grand ballroom’s floor is made from gorgeous refinished maple and can fit 100 to 300 seated guests along with a dance floor. The staff will work with you to customize your room setup and there are in-house caterers to choose from.
4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-621-4253
© University Club
The University Club on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh is well-equipped and ready to host your wedding, including both the ceremony and the reception, no matter what type of event you are looking for. In addition to hosting, they also provide catering to create a seamless experience and give you one less thing to worry about. Weddings include a champagne toast for the guests, served hors d’oeuvres, personalized service from an on-site professional wedding coordinator, votive candles at the tables, elegant food stations during a cocktail reception, cake cutting and service, a private refresher room for the bridal party, and more.
123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-648-8213
© Rivers Club
Rivers Club is a private sports and business club that also hosts wedding and other events. They have wedding event planners on their team to help guide you through the process and coordinate all the details. Every package includes bartender fees, a dance floor, cake cutting, a custom wedding cake from Jennuine Cakes, a three-course plated meal, a champagne toast for all guests, a 4-hour bar package, and passed or stationed hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour. They can also include gourmet duet entrees and Chiavari chairs. The ballroom is gorgeous and can be decorated in multiple ways as well.
301 Grant Street, One Oxford Centre Suite 411, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-391-5227
7.Edgewood Country Club
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Edgewood Country Club was established in 1898 and has hosted a large number of weddings over the years. The outdoor ceremony can overlook the gorgeous golf course or you can have the entire affair inside. They work with a range of vendors to offer options to the bride and groom. To make planning easier, every single package includes an on-site coordinator, the wedding cake, custom color up lighting, customized signs, escort cards, table numbers, seating charts, tablecloths, chair covers, skirting for the stationary tables, candle centerpieces, coat check, valet service, bartender services, a coffee station at the end of the evening, a champagne toast at the head table, and a display of wedding cookies.
100 Churchill Road, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-823-7300
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8.Engine House 25
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Engine House 25 is a great location for your wedding or another celebration. Access to Engine House 25 includes the Clemente Museum, the Rieder Photography Studio, and the Engine House 25 Wines wine cellar. This is a unique venue as Engine House 25 is a renovated firehouse just 2 miles outside of downtown Pittsburgh. The building’s large event space is also the commercial photography studio and on the second floor there is an operational winery. The team can help you plan your wedding and set up both the upstairs area and the first floor for the day. Things to Do in Pittsburgh
3339 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-621-1268
© Fairmont Pittsburgh
The Fairmont Pittsburgh has amazing views of PNC Park, the city skyline, and the restored downtown. In addition to a wide range of luxurious rooms, the Fairmont Pittsburgh hosts elaborate weddings in the Grand Ballroom or another space. There is room for up to 50 guests and there is an experienced catering sales manager to guide you and coordinate the day along with a banquet maître d’ to help on the day itself. Your special day can be as intimate or as large as you want with a custom menu and the ability to take pictures around the hotel, including in the breathtaking lobby.
510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-773-8800
10.The Fluted Mushroom
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The Fluted Mushroom has been providing gourmet catering for 40 years, including fresh ingredients, attention to detail, and an understanding of the client’s personality. The Fluted Mushroom helps the bride completely customize her wedding to meet her needs. The Fluted Mushroom has their own exclusive venue called the Circuit Center or you can hire them to cater at one of the other many venues they work with in the area. The Circuit Center has room for a banquet of 400 people along with a tree-lined exterior event space. Inside, there is a full-size acoustic stage, a dancefloor, and free parking on-site for guests.
109 South 12th St., Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-381-1899
11.Morning Glory Inn
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For a more intimate wedding, consider having it at the Morning Glory Inn, a local bed and breakfast in downtown Pittsburgh. It is a Victorian townhouse made of brick and this 1862 Italianate-style lodging is the perfect spot for your wedding night. You can also have a nice, intimate ceremony and reception here in the candlelit garden courtyard, which is between the 1872 Main Inn and the Party Room. The Inn has hosted almost 300 weddings over a decade, giving them plenty of experience in helping with your special day. They will also help you narrow down your caterers and more.
2119 Sarah St., Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-431-1707
© LeMont Restaurant
LeMont Restaurant is a delicious restaurant with high-quality food made using the freshest ingredients, and they also host weddings and other events. You can have an intimate reception with just 25 guests or a larger one with 300, depending on your preference. Chef Robert Vargo will work with you to create a menu that is personalized and exciting. The menu is very customizable, including a range of butler-style hors d’oeuvres, and you can also choose one of over 500 different wines and select from a host bar or a cash bar for your reception. The private room for your wedding will have a grand view overlooking downtown, the cocktail area and private bar, and of course seating.
1114 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-431-3100
13.The Boiler Room Pittsburgh
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The Boiler Room is among the newest banquet facilities in Pittsburgh as well as the most beautiful. Its location just minutes from downtown is convenient for your guests and you can celebrate every aspect of your wedding here, from the ceremony to the reception or even the rehearsal dinner and bridal shower. The facilities have their own in-house caterers, Armstrong’s and Remo’s, with an extensive menu that is available for sit-down or buffet dinners. There is plenty of free parking and room for 250 guests. In addition to the indoor hall, there is an outdoor patio with a gorgeous gazebo and water fountains that change colors, perfect for photos.
1070 Banksville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-343-8120
14.Pittsburgh Marriot City Center
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The Pittsburgh Marriot City Center is a downtown hotel with spacious rooms, marble bathrooms, a heated indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and an amazing wedding venue. There are 19 event rooms and up to 16 breakout rooms, letting you fit as many as 940 people in the 26,716 square feet of event space. Of course, you can also have smaller affairs, with the courtyard being perfect for outdoor weddings of up to 300 people. The delicious catering makes planning your wedding easier as does your own Marriott Certified Wedding Planner. The options are limitless, including buffets or sit-down meals for groups of 20 to several hundred.
112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-471-4000
15.Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
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The building of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh dates back to 1903, when it was the James H. Reed building in the beaux arts style. Since then, it has been an electric company, a law firm, and now a hotel with an event space. The exterior has the same glory it always did, with plenty of sculptures and art inside, lovely rooms, and a wedding venue. There is an on-site wedding planner to assist you along with an award-winning culinary team. The space can host cocktail receptions for as many as 400 guests or sit-down dinners for up to 200. All catering is done by The Commoner, which can also handle your post-wedding brunch, rehearsal dinner, and bridal party.
620 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-471-1170
16.Mount Troy Ballroom
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The Mount Troy Ballroom has been hosting events for those in Pittsburgh for over 45 years, giving them the experience needed to create a memorable event. There is a 6-hour reception package perfect for weddings with a customized meal that can even include vegetarian and vegan choices. There are multiple packages to choose from, depending on whether you prefer a sit-down or buffet-style dinner and the number of additional amenities you want. The ballroom staff sets and cleans up everything for you, so there is nothing to worry about and all packages also include champagne glasses if necessary, cutting and serving your cake, a bridal archway, centerpieces, setting up your cookies, plus 6 hours of the open bar with non-alcoholic beverages.
33 Lonsdale Street, Pittsburg, PA, Phone: 412-321-6969
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17.Pittsburgh Wedding Chapel
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The Pittsburgh Wedding Chapel can handle weddings of all sizes, from commitment ceremonies or intimate affairs to slightly larger ones. Each ceremony includes the officiant, your choice of location, personal consultation, the use of silk flowers and the boutonniere, a personalized marriage certificate, and submission of the legal documents. You can further personalize your wedding with things like a unity candle or a rose, sand, or wine ceremony. They perform civil, religious, commitment, and themed ceremonies. They also welcome vow renewals, elopements, and commitment ceremonies. You can also add lighting and have professional photos done by them during your ceremony, reception, preparations, and more.
Finleyville, PA, Phone: 412-440-3562
© Pittsburgh Zoo
The Pittsburgh Zoo is the perfect unique venue for animal lovers who want a memorable wedding. There are a range of venues at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. The PPG Aquarium is brilliantly colored with aquatic life around you and can fit 200 people seated or 500 if your reception is cocktail-style. Catering is handled by the zoo’s own internal catering company, Taste of the Wild Catering. You can also choose the Water’s Edge with room for 200 cocktail-style or 140 seated and both indoor and outdoor spaces, or a Garden Tent with up to 500 seated guests or 800 in a cocktail setting.
7340 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-365-2536
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19.South Baldwin Social Club
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This wedding venue is also a banquet hall that can accommodate nearly any type of event in the South Hills area. There are a range of packages to choose from, helping you stick to your budget. You get to choose your caterer, although the South Baldwin Social Club suggests using Carriage Inn and Catering, and there is space for 300 guests for a sit-down meal or 250 for buffet-style meals. There is parking for 100 vehicles and full bar service during the event. The food is prepared just for your event and you can take any leftovers home at the end. The standard reception will be 5 hours with as much as an extra hour available.
5311 McAnuity Road, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-655-4144
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Spirit is a local two-level multi-purpose event space with a pizzeria and bar as well as an impressive event hall. Overall, the entire building is 10,000 square feet and the ballroom is perfect for wedding receptions. In fact, it is perfect for any event that needs over 3,000 square feet, and it can easily accommodate 450 people, meaning you don’t have to cut anyone out of your guest list. There are a range of hall layouts available so you can set up your dream wedding reception, complete with a spacious dance floor and room for a band. They also have a dedicated wedding coordinator so you don’t have to compete with other events.
242 51st Street, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-586-4441
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21.The Great Hall
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The Great Hall has a convenient location on a street lit with lanterns and is easily accessible to various churches, making it perfect for a reception following a local wedding. There is also plenty of free parking available. Brides can choose from the creative menu choices and enjoy complete services during the reception. The building’s Gothic architecture is perfect for photos while it still maintains all the conveniences expected from modern banquet halls, including handicapped facilities. There is seating for up to 300 people at round tables along with hurricane globe center pieces. The bridal table comes with wine glasses, table skirting, and a candelabra. The Great Hall also offers DJ services for one-stop planning.
1003 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-366-2610
22.Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
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The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is among the nation’s largest and oldest Victorian greenhouses, making it ideal for your picture-perfect wedding. The outdoor garden is picturesque for the ceremony itself as well as cocktail receptions, while the Tropical Forest Conservatory and Special Events Hall are both popular options for the reception. With so many gorgeous plants, the options for photos abound, including the Parterre de Broderie, a favorite among brides and grooms. For those in search of a more intimate wedding and reception, the East Wing is perfect, fitting 24 seated or 60 standing, while other areas can fit up to 250 guests.
One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-622-6914
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23.Salvatore’s Events & Catering
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Salvatore’s has a different feel from other Pittsburgh wedding venues since it is family owned and operated and has been for more than 40 years, giving you that personal experience. There are also unlimited consultations to help you personalize your wedding. The banquet facility is divided into three different event areas so your wedding can have anywhere from 40 to 350 people and there is free parking for guests. Brides can choose from three wedding packages, all of which include 5 hours of open bar, access to the bridal suite with its private bathroom, a custom cake from Bethel Bakery, and a professional direction. Other packages can add extra appetizers with butlers to pass them, illuminated tables, custom lighting, floral centerpieces, and more.
5001 Curry Road, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-653-1880
24.The Mansions at Maple Heights
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The Mansion at Maple Heights is a bed and breakfast with six renovated bedroom suites and plenty of amenities along with everything you need for a memorable wedding. They make planning easy with the help of a list of preferred vendors, including DJs, invitation designers, photographers, caterers, and more, plus they also give you all the resources you need for planning. The building is an English Manor Home from 1903, making it perfect for wedding photos with a touch of history. Tents are also available for outdoor events and the bride and groom can stay right at the bed and breakfast to make life easier.
5516 Maple Heights Road, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-586-7940
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25.Gateway Clipper Fleet
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The Gateway Clipper is known for providing amazing tours, sightseeing and dinner cruises, and more, but it is also a great place to have your wedding. This will give you the chance to get married or have your reception with the city skyline in the background. The Gateway Clipper actually has a professional wedding team dedicated to making your big day special and taking care of the details so you can just relax. The Gateway Clipper hosts both wedding ceremonies and receptions with a range of packages so you can have exactly what you want. There are also special rates for winter weddings as well as Fridays and Sundays.
350 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, Phone: 412-355-7980
25 Unforgettable Pittsburgh Wedding Venues
- The Mansions on Fifth Luxury Hotel, Photo: Courtesy of Maria Sbytova - Fotolia.com
- Wendel Inn, Photo: Wendel Inn
- Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Photo: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
- Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, Photo: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
- University Club, Photo: University Club
- Rivers Club, Photo: Rivers Club
- Edgewood Country Club, Photo: Courtesy of Ivan - Fotolia.com
- Engine House 25, Photo: Engine House 25
- Fairmont Pittsburgh, Photo: Fairmont Pittsburgh
- The Fluted Mushroom, Photo: The Fluted Mushroom
- Morning Glory Inn, Photo: Courtesy of prostooleh - Fotolia.com
- LeMont Restaurant, Photo: LeMont Restaurant
- The Boiler Room Pittsburgh, Photo: The Boiler Room Pittsburgh
- Pittsburgh Marriot City Center, Photo: Pittsburgh Marriot City Center
- Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, Photo: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
- Mount Troy Ballroom, Photo: Mount Troy Ballroom
- Pittsburgh Wedding Chapel, Photo: Pittsburgh Wedding Chapel
- Pittsburgh Zoo, Photo: Pittsburgh Zoo
- South Baldwin Social Club, Photo: South Baldwin Social Club
- Spirit, Photo: Spirit
- The Great Hall, Photo: The Great Hall
- Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Photo: Courtesy of jwjarrett - Fotolia.com
- Salvatore’s Events & Catering, Photo: Salvatore’s Events & Catering
- The Mansions at Maple Heights, Photo: Courtesy of Maria Sbytova - Fotolia.com
- Gateway Clipper Fleet, Photo: Courtesy of Maria Sbytova - Fotolia.com
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