Favorite Pittsburgh Wedding Venues
What are the best wedding venues in Pittsburgh?
Working for the past decade as a wedding photographer in Pittsburgh, I have been fortunate to photograph diverse weddings around the Burgh. Here is a list of my favorite wedding venues (with pictures) in the Steel City and surrounding areas:
Omni William Penn Hotel
Carnegie Museum of Art
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh Opera House
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh's Grand Hall
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
The Mansions on Fifth Hotel Pittsburgh
Longue Vue Club
The Omni William Penn Hotel is my absolute favorite wedding venue in Pittsburgh. From a getting ready shoot in one of the stunning presidential suites to a first look in the grand lobby to an end-of-the-night photo session in one of the parks across the street, this venue offers a multitude of conveniently located backdrops that are truly breathtaking. The Urban Room is a perfect choice for the ceremony, though it requires a skilled photographer to achieve optimal lighting. Don't miss the opportunity to have your first look at the Mezzanine and then venture across the street to Mellon Green for stunning bridal party and family portraits.
I can't say enough about the Carnegie Museum of Art as a wedding venue—it's simply breathtaking! Combining artistic elegance with timeless beauty, the museum offers a unique backdrop that will leave you in awe. With its stunning architecture and exquisite artwork, this venue provides a range of versatile event spaces that can be tailored to your specific vision, whether you're planning an intimate ceremony or a grand reception.
Immerse yourself in a dreamy oasis at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. This picturesque wedding venue offers a truly enchanting setting for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows surrounded by vibrant flowers and lush foliage, while getting stunning photos in the breathtaking gardens. With both indoor and outdoor options, this venue effortlessly combines natural beauty and elegance.
Step into history at The Pennsylvanian, a magnificent venue with timeless charm. This former train station turned event space boasts stunning architecture and a grand atmosphere that exudes elegance and sophistication.
Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, the Monaco Hotel is a chic and stylish wedding venue that offers a contemporary atmosphere. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand reception, this venue provides the perfect backdrop for every aspect of your special day.
Pittsburgh Opera House:
For couples seeking a dramatic and theatrical setting, the Pittsburgh Opera House is an ideal choice. Celebrate your love story at this extraordinary venue, experiencing the magic of the performing arts while surrounded by friends and family.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center:
Situated in downtown Pittsburgh, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center is a versatile and modern wedding venue. With its sleek and contemporary spaces, including spacious ballrooms and stunning city views, this venue serves as a blank canvas where you can bring your wedding vision to life.
Pittsburgh's Grand Hall:
Immerse yourself in the vintage ambiance of Pittsburgh's Grand Hall, located in the heart of the city. This charming venue exudes old-world charm and offers a romantic setting that is perfect for your wedding celebration.
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown:
The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is a stunning venue for your special day, and best of all you can walk across the street to the Point State Fountain for stunning wedding pictures.
The Mansions on Fifth Hotel Pittsburgh:
Experience the timeless beauty of The Mansions on Fifth Hotel, a historic mansion-turned-hotel that offers a romantic and intimate setting for your wedding.
Add a touch of excitement and entertainment to your wedding at Rivers Casino. This modern casino offers versatile event spaces that can be customized to reflect your style, ensuring a unique and vibrant celebration. Remember, guests under 21 years old need to be pre-approved to attend the wedding, but the free downtown parking might just be worth the trouble!
Longue Vue Club:
A picturesque wedding venue surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills. This private club offers a tranquil and elegant setting for celebration.
Fox Chapel Golf Club:
Nestled along the Allegheny River, Fox Chapel Golf Club is a timeless and exclusive wedding venue. Renowned for its breathtaking scenery and elegant facilities, this location promises an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
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