Pittsburgh Wedding Venues

Favorite Wedding Venues in Pittsburgh

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 for ceremony and reception in the Steel City and surrounding areas:


Omni William Penn Hotel Wedding Photos

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.


Carnegie Museum of Art Wedding Photos

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.


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Wedding Photos

Immerse yourself in a dreamy oasis at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. This picturesque wedding venue in Pittsburgh offers a truly enchanting setting for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows surrounded by vibrant flowers and lush foliage, while getting stunning pictures in the breathtaking gardens. With both indoor and outdoor options, this venue effortlessly combines natural beauty and elegance.


The Pennsylvanian Wedding Photos


The Pennsylvanian is a spectacular wedding venue in Pittsburgh that used to be part of Penn Station. This 11,000-square-foot Pittsburgh landmark and event space features arched openings, marble floors, ornate walls, and 40-foot vaulted ceilings and skylights that will take your guests’ breath away. Here is a gallery of pictures from recent weddings and events I have photographed at The Pennsylvanian to help you find inspiration and ideas for decor, color patterns, and lighting.


Monaco Hotel Wedding Photos

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 celebration.


Pittsburgh Opera House Wedding Photos

For couples seeking a dramatic and theatrical Pittsburgh wedding venue, 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 Weddings

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 Weddings

Immerse yourself in the vintage ambiance of Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory, located in the heart of the city. This charming wedding venue exudes offers a romantic setting that is perfect for your celebration.


Wyndham Grand Downtown Wedding Photos

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.

Pittsburgh Wedding Venues: Wyndham Grand Downtown Wedding
Pittsburgh Wedding Venues: Wyndham Grand Downtown Wedding Photos

The Mansions on Fifth Weddings Photos

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.

The Mansions on Fifth Weddings Photos
The Mansions on Fifth Weddings Photos (more photos coming soon)

Rivers Casino Wedding Photos

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!

Rivers Casino Wedding Photos
Rivers Casino Wedding Photos (more pictures coming soon

Longue Vue Club Wedding Photos

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 Wedding Photos

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.

Pittsburgh Wedding Venues: Fox Chapel Golf Club

The Westin Pittsburgh Photos

The Westin is an extraordinary wedding and event venue, located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. This hotel offers a variety of event spaces to create an elegant, inviting, and magical atmosphere for your big day. As a photographer in Pittsburgh, I’m privileged to spend time photographing celebrations at this Pittsburgh wedding venue. Here are some recent weddings pictures I have snapped at The Westin Pittsburgh to help you find inspiration and ideas for decor, color patterns, and lighting.


Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Here are some of my favorite wedding photos taken at this amazing wedding venue.


Heinz Memorial Chapel Weddings Photos

Heinz Memorial Chapel is a stunning non-denominational wedding venue located in the University of Pittsburgh Campus. Here are some of my favorite pictures from wedding ceremonies at Heinz Chapel.


St Paul Cathedral Wedding Photos

Here is a selection of our favorite wedding ceremony pictures at St Paul Cathedral. This stunning church is conveniently located in the Oakland neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA. The Cathedral is within walking distance to the Carnegie Mellon Institute, one of the most popular wedding photo locations in the Burgh.


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