24 Pennsylvania Wedding Venues With Tons of History & Charm

Bring a bit of the past into your present by hosting your wedding at one of Pennsylvania’s gorgeous historic venues. From a fully-restored barn that dates back to the 1860s to an architecturally stunning former church, you have no shortage of choices. So check out our list and have fun as you explore these timeless wedding venues.


John James Audubon Center

Audubon, PA

Fab Features: 175 acres of pastoral beauty surround this stately brick farmhouse • tie the knot outdoors in space of your choosing • celebrate with your guests into the evening in the 18th-century fieldstone barn or under the newly-built outdoor pavilion

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Cairnwood Estate

Bryn Athyn, PA

Fab Features: an impressive mansion built in the 1890s featuring Beaux Arts-style architecture, formal gardens, and landscaped grounds • capture beautiful memories from your special day in one of the many picturesque backdrops throughout the property • celebrate with your guests inside the regal mansion or outdoors either the charming Side Garden or on the gorgeous South Terrace

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Historic King Mansion

Harrisburg, PA

Fab Features: an iconic 1920s mansion that pairs Mediterranean-inspired grandeur with simplistic urban elegance • hold your ceremony outdoors on the expansive lawn with the grand home as your backdrop • celebrate with your guests in the spacious Conservatory Ballroom or in the intimate and artfully designed mansion itself

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Allenberry Resort

Boiling Springs, PA

Fab Features: 1700's rural retreat established by the family of Davy Crockett • take in the views of the Yellow Breeches Creek from the terrace or beneath the marquee tent with its white fabric-draped ceiling • cozy accommodations in the numerous lodges and cottages, visit the bakery and restaurant, or go fly fishing, kayaking, biking, or even rock climbing

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Barn at Silverstone

Lancaster, PA

Fab Features: elegant receptions in the restored early-1800s Barn Hall with exposed limestone walls, high-set slotted windows, and gleaming wood floors • cocktails beneath the adjacent Rustic Pavilion, overlooking the pond and spring-fed stream • inviting, convenient lodging is just a few yards away at The Silverstone Inn & Suites

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Historic Summit Inn Resort

Farmington, PA

Fab Features: a scenic venue nestled in the mountains of Pennsylvania • tie the knot amongst the picture perfect setting with stunning views and a grand staircase • enjoy the hospitality and graciousness of the knowledgeable hometown staff who will help you plan the wedding of your dreams every step of the way

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Historic Ashland

Wrightsville, PA

Fab Features: peaceful spot situated on a stretch of idyllic farmland just outside Lancaster • ceremonies held beside the stream or in the lush garden, followed by cocktails on the lawn • stunning receptions in the historic Lodge, which boasts a soaring ash ceiling, built-in bars, and a stone fireplace

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

The Star Barn Village

Elizabethtown, PA

Fab Features: stunning Gothic Revival Star Barn with soaring cupolas and louvered, star-shaped ventilators on 30 lush acres • photo ops include a covered bridge, a romantically-lit stone tunnel, and a graceful pergola topped by a dome of intricately laced wrought iron • your fees help support Brittany’s Hope, an organization that assists in adoptions, feeding, clothing, and housing orphans around the world

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Armstrong Farms Westminster Preserve

Saxonburg, PA

Fab Features: family-owned farm located just 22 miles from Pittsburgh • romantic ceremonies overlooking the Love Pond or inside the restored barn • picturesque celebrations beneath a large white tent for up to 250 guests

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Elizabeth Furnace

Lititz, PA

Fab Features: secluded estate set on 33 acres of heritage buildings and grounds • ceremonies in the tiered Coleman Gardens • variety of indoor reception spaces from the cheerful, colonial-style Stable, to a primitive Charcoal Barn set in a wooded glen

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: magnificent 1908 Beaux-Arts building • al fresco celebrations in the tranquil Medicinal Herb Garden and Veranda designed with aromatic herbal plants, colorful blooms, pebble walkways, and sweetheart benches • one-of-kind photo ops under the Marble Rotunda, the lush garden, and the paneled parlors

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: one of the most innovative and stunning children’s museums in the world • endless unique and fun photo ops thanks to the dazzling architecture and colorful exhibits • guests can enjoy a dazzling restored 1920s carousel, a Wonderland-inspired gallery, and an urban environment with a real SEPTA bus

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Armstrong Farms Fieldstone

Sarver, PA

Fab Features: fully-restored barn that dates back to 1860s • the fully restored bank barn boasts the original foundation, hand-hewn beams, and a wraparound deck overlooking the fields • make it a weekend wedding with cozy accommodations at the B&B houses and cottages

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Joseph Ambler Inn

North Wales, PA

Fab Features: historic 1734 farmhouse on 12 scenic acres • romantic fireside ceremonies or on the shady, tree-studded lawn • charming details like exposed stone walls and gleaming hardwood floors

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Bellevue Hotel

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: 1904 treasure known as the "Grand Dame of Broad Street" • Lalique chandeliers, fountains, and other intricate architectural embellishments highlight the buildings French Renaissance design • opulent event spaces from the 19th-floor Rose Garden to the 2-tier grand ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Deacon

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: former home to the First African Baptist Church-turned-boutique hotel • the interior impresses with vaulted ceilings, arched windows, and blonde wood flooring, accented by minimalist design details like sculptural light fixtures • stylish accommodations with shops, galleries, nightlife, and more—all within easy walking distance

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Historic Rock Ford

Lancaster, PA

Fab Features: historic home surrounded by gardens, woodlands, and the Conestoga River • custom cocktails served from the 18th century-style bar • the restored 18th-century barn is designed with handcrafted colonial-style lanterns, original hand-hewn beams, and stone interior walls

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm

Holicong, PA

Fab Features: romantic estate nestled amongst acres of lush countryside and picturesque gardens • lovely receptions under an al fresco tent, in the historic barn, or the glass-walled conservatory • delectable gourmet menus prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Mansions On Fifth

Pittsburgh, PA

Fab Features: a one-of-a-kind venue situated in the heart of Pittsburgh's elegant Shadyside neighborhood • plan the special day of your dreams with their wide array of wedding package offerings • enjoy the overnight accommodations with your guests in the mansion’s 22 luxurious guest rooms and suites

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Pittsburgh, PA

Fab Features: a historic museum and stunning wedding venue located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh • hold a romantic al fresco ceremony on the steps of the main entrance with the building’s gorgeous façade as your backdrop • celebrate in in the magnificent Grand Ballroom that features a 50-foot decorative ceiling and upper-level balcony

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Duportail House

Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania

Fab Features: pre-Revolution home and grounds with a fascinating history • three woodsy acres with a charming bridge, old growth trees, large lawns, and a gazebo • receptions on the first floor and lovely tentable patio

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Pittsburgh Grand Hall at The Priory

Pittsburgh, PA

Fab Features: architecturally stunning former church just across the Allegheny River from downtown Pittsburgh • the Grand Hall's 80-foot barrel-vaulted ceiling is supported by massive Corinthian columns • in-house catering is a cut above, with chefs who prioritize seasonal menus and staff to ensure elegant presentation

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Mercer Museum

Doylestown, PA

Fab Features: a unique and eclectic space unlike any museum in the country • choose from their different ceremony locations that feature gardens, striking castle views, eclectic décor and more • dance the night away beneath the awesome clear-topped tent nestled in a romantic courtyard

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Ballroom at Ellis Preserve

Newtown Square, PA

Fab Features: grand Greek revival facility in a pastoral setting • the 1930s building boasts a grand stone façade with soaring columns and a dramatic portico • all events are overseen by the event pros at Finley Catering, which has been hosting top-notch celebrations for the last 45 years

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


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