How to Choose Your Ohio Wedding Venues

I’m excited to share with you insight on how to choose from the many awesome Ohio wedding venues. Choosing your dream venue is different for everyone. There are some brides that have always known what style venue they want their wedding at. Others have to explore and visit the different Ohio wedding venues to figure out for themselves.

Below are select Ohio wedding venues that we love and have worked with to help you narrow down your search.

18 Different Ohio Wedding Venues

Country Club

Pinnacle Golf Club

The beautiful chandeliers, green scenery and landscaping and elegant decor makes this one of central Ohio’s most sought after venues. The large ballroom can hold up to 400 guests or can be cleverly sectioned to host an intimate reception of 20. No matter the size, Pinnacle Golf Club Weddings will be special to your guests and a dream to the couple. 

Signature of Solon

The Grand Ballroom has a stunning large dance floor ready for receptions that want to party.The variety of spaces here is perfect. Not feeling a huge reception? Smaller wedding receptions can be accommodated by providing a divider in the large ballroom to create a smaller more intimate space for couples and guests.

Scioto Reserve

Looking for a magical wedding day experience? Well, Scioto Reserve has you covered for your dream wedding day! This location is a country club that holds an amazing wedding venue. The venue sits on top of a huge golf course making for the most beautiful views and background for you and your guests to enjoy. 

Hotel

Hilton Columbus Downtown

Located in one of the hottest spots, the Short North, is so enticing for couples.The Short North is a prime location being so close to the heart of downtown but also one of the city’s best parks, Goodale Park.The trendy historical area is found just a few blocks down from The Ohio State University on North High Street. 

The Westin

A Westin Ballroom wedding is in one of Columbus’ most elegant venues. The floor to ceiling windows with gold trim are so lovely and exquisite. These details are what you will see and love in your wedding photos. The Westin has so many great amenities including the location in the heart of downtown Columbus. 

Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory is a perfect venue as it is found 2 miles from downtown Columbus, but lays on 13 acres of lush, perfectly manicured lawns and gardens. FPC is Central Ohio’s premier botanical garden and home to the iconic John F. Wolfe Palm House, which dates back to 1895.  

Estate

Darby House

70 years rich starting by the competition of the Darby Dan Farm, the amazing estate of John Galbreath. Darby House provides 3 different event spaces with a seating capacity of 250 guests. These different venues are located all under one roof.

Historical

Stan Hywet

Stan Hywet Wedding Venue is located in Akron, Ohio on 70-acres of grounds and gardens with amazing examples of landscape architecture to make your garden wedding astonishing! There are numerous garden ceremony locations including in front of the Manor House, South Terrace at the London Plane Tree Allee, West Terrace, The Hidden Aspect, The Dell, The English Garden, and lastly The Tea Houses and the Birth Tree Allee.

Cleveland Arcade

The arcade has multiple venues for each part of your wedding day. First is the ceremony space which is located on the backlit stairs that creates the most beautiful scene for your wedding ceremony. Next, the Euclid Rotunda is used for cocktail hour and has beautiful marble columns which create a grand and elegant backdrop. Lastly, everyone moves to The Arcade for the stunning reception. This space provides beautiful fixtures, staircases, and balconies. The perfectly lit arcade and amazing architecture is the best place to have your wedding reception!

Hall

Irongate Equestrian Center

You cannot get anything better than a classic countryside view at Irongate Equestrian Center. The views at this location are absolutely breathtaking! The venue’s natural beauty will create the absolute best wedding photographs for your big wedding day.

Destination

Gervasi

Located in Canton, Ohio, Gervasi Vineyard Weddings are always so breath-taking. The venue includes The Pavilion, The Villa Grande, and The Conservatory. The vineyard has a gorgeous 55-acre estate. Many out of state couples pick Gervasi as a destination Napa style wedding venue.

Museum

Columbus Art Museum

The Columbus Museum of Art is found in the heart of downtown Columbus. Columbus Art Museum weddings are perfect for grand traditional weddings, outdoor weddings, or even garden weddings. The museum is so versatile in what they offer in regards to ceremony locations. 

Barns

Jorgensen Farms Oak Grove

Jorgensen Farms Historic Barn located in Westerville Ohio, is a premier central Ohio wedding location. The many options that Jorgensen Farms offers makes this an incredible venue for today’s couples. The Historic Barn offers two beautiful patios, perfect for cocktail hour and sunset views. The beautiful old Oak tree is a dream ceremony location for a couple looking to be married outside surrounded by their closest friends and family.

Wells Barn

Wells Barn located at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus Ohio is an incredible 200-year old barn placed on a four acre garden experience. The outdoor ceremony locations are so colorful and inspiring providing a serene wedding experience.

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Industrial

Strongwater

Strongwater Food & Spirits is an event space, as well as, a bar and restaurant. Strongwater is in a century-old warehouse with three different event rooms for all of your event space needs. In two of the rooms, Annex and Gallery, feature a bar with a licensed bartender, as well as, in-house catering for your convenience.

Ariel International Center

Perfect for weddings, Ariel International Center weddings have a beautiful Skyline Lake room, which will be an unforgettable experience from your wedding day!  The Skyline Lake room seats up to 350 giving you lots of space for your guests. This location is fixed  with warm red bricks and gorgeous chandeliers hanging from the high wood beam ceiling. With the earth tone wall colors and international wall art, Ariel International Center will make your guests feel right at home! 

The Steam Plant

The Steam Plant is recently renovated and ready for your big day! The space offers a variety of wedding sizes suitable for any type of wedding you desire. The space is an open floor plan with large arching windows that let the beautiful natural light shine through on your wedding.

Wineries

Via Vecchia

The industrial feel of Via Vecchia Winery location is perfect for modern couples looking for a trendy feel for their reception. It is a versatile location that is suitable for both indoor and outdoor weddings.The exposed brick and large windows give a unique look to the venue. 

Breweries

Rockmill Brewery

Rockmill Brewery wedding venue is an incredible wedding venue with a beautiful stunning property, intimate venue and pinterest perfect chapel. When getting ready in the large bridal party suits, there are large windows that allow natural light in for the best getting ready experience. Rockmill’s property starts at a serene river that overlooks a picturesque lake and acres of rolling green land. There are many areas around that are perfect for a couple’s ceremony.

Conference Center

Nationwide Conference Center and Hotel

The Nationwide Conference Center and Hotel make for a classic Georgian style wedding. This wedding venue is truly romantic. The venue has numerous outdoor picture-taking opportunities that make for the most stunning wedding photos. This venue is flexible and convenient with amazing wedding planners, in-house catering, and great hotel accommodations for your guests.

Mansion

Bryn Du Mansion

This historic estate is located in Granville, Ohio. There are so many incredible advantages of celebrating your wedding at this beautiful venue. When you book your ceremony, whether it is in the Formal Garden, Field House Terrace or on the Front Patio, you get the space for the whole day.

The Beverly Mansion

Throughout the property are beautiful natural photo opportunities such as old oak trees, a pond, and a stunning little foot bridge. Not only do they have their natural outdoor setting, but they also provide an intimate ceremony in their dining hall followed by a personalized reception in the sunroom. 

Ballroom

The Athletic Club of Columbus

The Athletic Club of Columbus has one of the most beautiful ballrooms in the city. The elegant style and romantic feel makes for not only an incredible reception, but also a perfect ceremony location.

Parks

Schiller Park

This park is rich with history and is a Columbus favorite. It is in the center of German Village and is one of the main big attractions. This park is a well-kept location ready for beautiful wedding photos and an intimate wedding ceremony.

Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Weddings are a peaceful and memorable event as they bring calem and serenity to couples on their wedding day. The natural elements of the historic Ash cave or Old Man caves, majestic Cedar falls, the upper or lower waterfalls and high scenic cliffs provide magical backdrops for all couples in their wedding photos. 

Urban

The Vue

The Vue is a distinctive urban wedding venue perfect for modern couples. The Vue is located in the heart of the Brewery District in a hot spot of Columbus. This unique space is just perfect for couples seeking a modern wedding space for their special ceremony and reception. The large windows allow for natural light to shine over the space creating the most beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.

High Line Car House

This beautiful space offers large industrial beams, beautiful brick walls, and stunning high ceilings giving you the best open feel for your guests. You won’t be alone in planning your wedding, their expert team will help you every step of the way and make your wedding planning experience easy and stress free. 

Modern

The Madison

If you’re looking for a modern, unique, and romantic setting for your wedding day, The Madison is the venue for you!  It is a very simple and modern venue so you can have all the fun decorating it the way you have always dreamed!