Are you planning a Pittsburgh area wedding? Congratulations! The city is known for its bridges, but Pittsburgh also has many beautiful green spaces that are perfectly suited for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. Browse our list below to see some of our favorite outdoor venues for spring, summer, or fall weddings.
3 Outdoor Wedding Venues in Pittsburgh
The Frick Pittsburgh
The Frick Art & Historical Center provides a stunning background for your wedding ceremony and / or reception, with landscaped gardens and Clayton, the elegant Frick family mansion. There are several outdoor locations on the site for wedding ceremonies and receptions, including the Community Courtyard and the Great Lawn. There are also indoor spaces that may be rented separately. As the exclusive rental provider for The Frick, PartySavvy knows the property well and is ready to handle your wedding rental needs. The Frick website provides rental details and capacities for each of the various spaces.
For small, intimate weddings and couples interested in a unique venue, Choderwood is the ideal space. A private residence that overlooks the Allegheny River, it includes koi ponds and gardens – and even a chicken coop. Take advantage of the firepit for evening receptions. Houseboats can even be rented for overnight guests.
Escape from the city into lush gardens and forest in Hartwood Acres park. English style gardens and horse stables surround a charming stone mansion built in the 1920s, the Hartwood manor. Once the home of Mary Flinn Lawrence and John Lawrence, the property is now a 629-acre park in Hampton and Indiana townships. The manicured lawns are excellent for weddings and events.
Bonus: Outdoor Wedding Venues Around Pittsburgh
These venues are located in the areas surrounding Pittsburgh, but we love them so much that we wanted to share them with you!
Sand Hill Berries, Mt. Pleasant, PA
Sand Hill Berries is a family-owned fruit farm situated in the rolling hills southeast of Pittsburgh. Choose the sloping amphitheater with the stunning backdrop of trees and a pond for your ceremony. Weddings can also be held at Greendance – The Winery at Sand Hill.
Armstrong Farms, Saxonburg, PA
Armstrong Farms is a bed and breakfast and working farm dedicated to conservation, featuring restored barns built in the 1800s for wedding venues. The Westminster Preserve consists of a 2-level barn, includes an arbor for use during your cocktail hour, a pond setting for the ceremony, and can accommodate up to 200 guests with the addition of a tent.
For more inspiration for your upcoming wedding, browse our photo gallery for real Pittsburgh-area weddings at these venues and more.
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