Planning to wed in Pennsylvania? You’re not alone! In 2021, the Keystone State ranked sixth in the nation for the number of weddings, with the average wedding costing around $26,406.
That’s a lot of weddings- so as you may have guessed, that’s a lot of venues, too! For this post, we’ve highlighted some of the most affordable wedding venues in Pennsylvania and scoured the far corners of the interwebs (so you don’t have to) to provide you with the info you need to pick the right one for you!
The Grayson House at Mt. Hope
The Grayson House offers 170 acres with mountain views and emerald green pasture to provide the backdrop for your wedding, but that’s only part of what they have to offer.
The venue’s barn is what rustic wedding dreams are made of! The interior features a white shiplap and three Parisian chandeliers hanging from the 20′ high ceilings. To complete the elegant rustic vibe, the venue provides wooden farmhouse cross-back chairs and round and rectangular wooden farmhouse-style tables.
Faux greenery garland, flameless lantern centerpieces, and white linen service with formal dishware complete your table decor.
Your guests have 3,800 square feet for dining, dancing, and toasting, and the barn features a fully furnished cocktail porch for outdoor mingling, too.
Grayson House provides a venue manager and assistant who you’ll meet for a 1-hour planning session and 1-hour finalization session before the big day.
They’re also available on-site the day of your wedding to coordinate setup and cleanup and to ensure everything runs smoothly!
Price Range: $8,000 and up.
Capacity: 250 guests.
Want to add some historical flair to your affair? You can’t get much more historic than Allenberry. The family of folk hero Davy Crockett established this rural retreat in the 1700s- and with its sweeping countryside views, it’s no wonder they chose to settle here!
Initially built in 1820, the property’s namesake mansion contains many parlors and rooms that function as the perfect bridal suite. Not only does it feature all the modern amenities you’ll need to prepare, but you’ll also have a private veranda with views of the rolling green lawn for a little quiet time before the festivities begin.
Whether you want a strictly outdoor wedding, an indoor event, or a combo of both, the venue’s possibilities are plentiful!
Bonus: The property isn’t just for hosting wedding venues! It’s also a tiny town with its own restaurant/bakery and numerous cottages and lodges for your guests to get comfy!
Price Range: $5,500 and up.
Capacity: 150 guests.
The Liberty View Independence Hall
Located in the heart of Philly, The Liberty View is a historic venue with thoroughly modern vibes!
If you’re looking for an outdoor affair with an urban feel, the rooftop terrace with breathtaking city views is just the place to exchange your vows.
There’s plenty of room to keep the party outside or if you prefer, move to the elegant Liberty View Ballroom with enough space to accommodate 150 guests.
The staff takes care of setup and cleanup, and event planning services are available to help with all the decor details- from lighting and sound to tables and chairs.
Price Range: $3,250 and up.
Capacity: Up to 150 guests.
Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm
This restored bed and breakfast and its 100 acres of scenic forest and farmland are the perfect marriage of elegance and country flair! And with its inviting accommodations and modern amenities, it’s an idyllic spot for a weekend wedding getaway.
Before the main event, your guests can chill at the pool, get spoiled at the luxury spa, and enjoy the daily complimentary wine and cheese reception.
When it’s time to wed, you may host your wedding ceremony in the beautiful gardens, then enjoy an intimate cocktail hour among the estate’s lush greenery and a grand reception in the refurbished barn or Conservatory.
Suppose you’d like to keep the entire affair outdoors? In that case, the vast manor lawns are an excellent spot for a tent large enough to accommodate up to 300 guests, complete with modern amenities to keep everyone comfortable.
Cost: Contact the venue for pricing options.
The World Cafe Live
This skillfully arranged two-story music venue is an excellent location for a rock-and-roll-style wedding bash! The top floor features floor-to-ceiling windows, a built-in bar, and a smaller stage- ideally suited for your ceremony and cocktail hour.
After the ceremony, your guests can head downstairs to party to eat, drink, and be merry! After dinner, the venue converts to a full-fledged club with a dance floor and stage complete with professional-grade AV equipment and staff on hand to help create an unforgettable show.
If your guests prefer to watch the action from afar (or just want to take a breather), the downstairs also features a balcony and mezzanine with a perfect view of the dance floor.
Cost: From $1,500
Capacity: Up to 600
Camp Timber Tops
Think about summer camp; the first thing that comes to mind is probably not a magical wedding venue. But once you see Camp Timber Tops, you’ll be convinced it’s the ideal location for an unforgettable wedding!
Various indoor and outdoor spaces are available to provide a fantastic backdrop for your nuptials, even if the guest list includes 2,000 of your closest family and friends! The venue offers catering and planning packages, or you can use your own planners and vendors to create a perfect weekend full of outdoor fun and relaxation!
Capacity: Up to 300
Located in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, The Stabin Museum is one of our list’s most laid-back and eclectic venues.
Victor Stabin renovated this former 16,000-square-foot toy factory and converted it into art galleries and a workspace for himself and his students. Now, the building’s original red brick and stone, fascinating galleries, and lovely garden create a beautiful backdrop for an intimate wedding.
After the ceremony, you and your guests can assemble at Cafe Arielle, located on the venue grounds, for a reception complete with cocktails, artfully crafted dishes, and live music of your choice.
Contact the venue for pricing and capacity options.
Northampton Valley Country Club
Perfect for a destination wedding getaway – the Northampton Valley Country Club has everything you need to create a memorable weekend your guests will be talking about for years to come.
Secluded on 127 acres, the country club features manicured gardens, shrubbery, towering trees, and an impressive 18-hole golf course.
Have your ceremony outside, surrounded by natural beauty, then move the party inside for a grand reception under hand-cut crystal chandeliers and wall sconces in the Crystal Ballroom. Or choose the Palladian room featuring panoramic window views. Both ballrooms feature adjacent garden patios to relax.
While guests enjoy the weekend, they can get sun by the pool or play golf, volleyball, basketball, or shuffleboard.
Cost: Call the venue for pricing information
Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall
Six venue options await at the Please Touch Museum – and each offers classic elegance mixed with the whimsical fun of one of the country’s most exciting children’s museums!
Exchange your vows in the grand South Foyer, followed by a joyous reception under the 60-foot domed ceiling of the impressive Hamilton Hall
Your guests will have access to the exhibits, too! Expect everyone to get lost down the rabbit hole in the Wonderland-inspired gallery, absorbed in the indoor urban display, or mesmerized by the restored 1920s vintage carousel!
Cost: From $500
The Farm at Eagles Ridge
Whether you’re looking for something classic and elegant or down-home and rustic, this 1820s-era farm provides a beautiful setting for weddings of all types!
The refurbished barn is suitable for larger gatherings and features stone and wooden decor. It also contains a sweeping staircase perfect for photos. The corn crib is ideal for smaller gatherings and features a picturesque courtyard for mingling over cocktails.
Suppose your guests are planning a weekend stay? In that case, the nearby town of Lancaster offers fascinating historical sites, local outdoor artwork, beautiful restaurants, and plenty of charming boutiques to keep everyone entertained.
Cost: $8,000 +
Capacity: Up to 200
Bell Gate Farm
With multiple indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception, Bell Gate is a popular choice for couples who want plenty of room to design their wedding vision!
The renovated 18th-century farmhouse features luxury cabins with modern amenities and stunning views to enjoy during their stay.
If you need extra help, the venue also has its own wedding planner to help make sure your day runs smoothly so you can relax and enjoy!
Cost: From $8,000
Capacity: Up to 200
The Phoenixville Factory offers stunning modern industrial decor to create the ultimate backdrop for a contemporary, chic wedding ceremony and reception!
The Cupola and West Wing Ballrooms feature custom light fixtures and high ceilings. Each contains unique touches like clerestory windows and open steel trusses.
Outside, you’ll find The Sculpture Garden and Column Truss Bridge – both fantastic spots for photo shoots!
The Foundry offers planning and catering services and can provide a list of some of the best vendors in town to make your day picture-perfect!
Cost: From $5,000
Capacity: Max 600
Ironstone Ranch at Stone Gables Estate
You’ll find peaceful pastures, gorgeous woodlands, and a ceremony orchard on this working horse ranch, creating the perfect scenic backdrop for your rustic wedding!
After your charming outdoor ceremony, the renovated 18th-century barn is an ideal space to eat, drink, dance, and enjoy the company of your friends and loved ones.
Carriage, hay, and trail rides are available to delight your guests, and during the festivities, they’re welcome to snap some pics with the farm’s four-legged residents. For the younger guests (and older guests, too), there’s a welcoming fire pit nearby for roasting some old-fashioned s’mores.
Cost: From $2,990