10 Best Affordable Wedding Venues in Pittsburgh: Top Picks!

Known as the “Steel City,” Pittsburgh is filled with an array of skyscrapers, parks, and rivers—ideal backdrops for a dream wedding!

The average cost of a wedding in Pennsylvania was $26,406 in 2021, and during the year, the state saw approximately 62,955 nuptials.

No matter your budget, Pittsburgh—the second most populous city in the state, just behind Philadelphia—is a fantastic choice because of its range of affordable indoor and outdoor options.

Love tranquil river views, peaceful wineries, or elegant hotel settings? Look no further! Check out this article for a roundup of the 10 best affordable wedding venues in Pittsburgh.

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The Terrace at Hyatt House

Boasting unparalleled views of the Monongahela River and the historic Hot Metal Bridge, the Terrace at Hyatt House is a no-brainer for an affordable, yet stunning backdrop for your wedding.

Say “I do,” illuminated by the city skyline, and enjoy dinner, drinking, and dancing under the terrace’s white canopy—draped with romantic lighting.

Even better: A rental booking includes a complimentary wedding-night suite, complete with champagne!

Need help planning? Turn to the friendly on-site coordinating team.

Looking for a place to host your out-of-town guests? The Terrace at Hyatt House features a fitness center, outdoor pool, breakfast, and more!

Price Range: The ceremony fee ranges from $300 to $500, and the rental fee ranges from $5,000 to $6,000.

Capacity: Up to 175 guests.

Find The Terrace at Hyatt House at Pittsburgh Terrace or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The National Aviary

Nature lovers, rejoice! The National Aviary—a historic park and venue—is one of Pittsburgh’s hidden gems for stunning ceremonies.

The building’s newest destination, The Garden Room, offers botanic luxury with 9,000 square feet of floor space. Featuring a beautiful entryway, brick, stone, and glass, guests can enjoy the room’s open-air access to breathtaking views of the gardens and lake.

It’s year-round perfection! Plus, The National Aviary and its botanical gardens are also popular spots for bridal showers!

Price Range: From $4,000 to $6,000.

Capacity:  Up to 175 guests.

Find The National Aviary at The National Aviary or check out Facebook or Instagram.

KingView Meadhouse & Winery

Known for its internationally-acclaimed meads, wines, and ciders, KingView is the epitome of a celebration waiting to happen.

The event venue offers plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces for year-round weddings, and its Nordic-style architecture—long wood tables and stone accents—allow for wedding-day customization.

Plus: It’s only 17 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport, and offers on-site parking and a curated menu, custom cocktails, and 45 craft beer options.

Price Range: From $500 to $1,500.

Capacity: Up to 100 guests.

Find KingView Meadhouse & Winery at KingView Mead or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Allegheny County Courthouse

Alongside a slew of beautiful venues, you may be thinking, “A courthouse”? Trust us! The Allegheny County Courthouse isn’t to be missed.

The Revival-inspired architecture features arches, turrets, French Gothic windows, and a fit-for-royalty Grand Staircase—ideal for a grand entrance or wedding day photos.

Outside, the urban courtyard offers a great spot for cocktails and reception.

Bonus: The nearby 229-foot-tall bell tower can be customized with a color and song of choice for your nuptials!

Price Range: From $1,500 to $4,000.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

Find Allegheny County Courthouse at Allegheny County Courthouse or check out Facebook or Instagram.

New Castle Country Club

Just a bit outside of central Pittsburgh, the New Castle Country Club is nestled on a beautiful plot of lush, green land.

The in-home culinary and event planning teams aim to make your wedding day as stress-free as possible—whether large or small.

Many couples opt to hold the ceremony and reception outdoors, with a grassy setup of chaises and love seats for mingling with cocktails.

Others host their nuptials inside, with exposed wood beams, elegant light fixtures, and light stone details.

Price Range: Starts at $1,972.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

Find New Castle Country Club at New Castle Country Club or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Cozzi Acres

Only 25 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cozzi Acres offers one of the newest barn venues in the area—with its 1800’s barn featuring high beams, an elegant light fixture draped with white silk, and a greenery-wrapped archway.

The nearby Farmhouse offers accommodations for a wedding party, as well as an adjacent luxury suite for a bride and groom.

Plus: Book a vintage automobile for stunning wedding-day photos in front of the barn!

Price Range: From $750 to $4,000.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

Find Cozzi Acres at Cozzi Acres or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Rivers Casino

Rivers Casino offers multiple spaces for a ceremony and reception—whether your dream is to get married with views of the Ohio River, sip post-nuptial cocktails on a beautiful balcony, or enjoy a live band while dancing the night away.

With an awesome on-site events team and plenty of wedding packages, couples can rest easy knowing their dream day is set to run smoothly. Even better? The venue can make a fully custom menu for your sit-down dinner.

Plus, Rivers Casino offers lodging for out-of-town guests and casino fun for later!

Price Range: From $300 to $1,250.

Capacity: Up to 700 guests.

Find Rivers Casino at Rivers Casino or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Veltre’s Wedding and Event Centre

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting married in the clouds, then Veltre’s Wedding and Event Centre is for you!

Featuring panoramic views of the North Pittsburgh countryside and lakes, this venue offers breathtaking vistas that are just as beautiful in spring as they are with fall foliage.

The building features four unique event spaces, with chairs, tables, chandeliers, and more to set the perfect atmosphere for the day—plus an in-house executive chef dedicated to curating the perfect cocktail hour and menu!

Price Range: Starts at $500.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Veltre’s Wedding and Event Centre at Veltre’s Wedding and Event Centre or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Succop Nature Park

Just under an hour from downtown Pittsburgh, Succop Nature Park is the perfect outdoor venue for rustic nuptials—specifically for couples looking to host a more intimate wedding at an affordable price.

Managed by the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, these 50 acres of land and forests are home to many species of birds and furry friends.

During receptions, many guests opt to wander the lush property and enjoy walking trails and ponds.

Looking to keep things indoors? The 1830 Marcraig House is a beautiful space for weddings, with an adjoined outdoor pavilion for an evening of celebration.

Price Range: From $2,500 to $6,437.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Succop Nature Park at Succop Nature Park or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Perhaps one of the grandest buildings in Downtown Pittsburgh, the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is just as beautiful inside as its architecture outside.

Many brides and grooms shoot couples photos on the sweeping stair steps with the museum’s ornate carvings, or inside the Grand Ballroom with its 50-foot ceilings and twinkle-light-studded balconies—where most receptions are held.

The patio is also a fantastic spot for a reception, with options for tenting and various lighting.

Price Range: Starts at $5,250.

Capacity: Up to 500 guests.

Find Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum at Soldiers & Sailors Hall or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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