14 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Ohio for a Memorable Day

Did you know that Ohio has some of the best outdoor wedding venues in the USA? The Buckeye State is blessed with everything from lakes to woods to rolling hills and has hundreds of amazing settings to tie the knot. 

According to The Wedding Report, the average cost of a wedding in Ohio is $20,347 and a big chunk of that budget will inevitably go toward the rental fee for your wedding venue.

But don’t feel overwhelmed! We’ve put together a list of the best outdoor wedding venues in Ohio; here are the top 14 to get you started…


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The Barn on Enchanted Acres

With consistent top reviews, The Barn on Enchanted Acres is one of the premier outdoor wedding venues in Ohio.

Located in Denison, The Barn on Enchanted Acres is rustic yet luxurious. There is an outside ceremony site as well as the barn itself, which is 7,000 square feet. Not to mention, the views are stunning and there is an outdoor firepit and rock bar!

Rental is from Thursday at 9 am until either Saturday at midnight or Sunday until 8 pm so you can utilize the space for a bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, and other festivities in addition to your nuptials.

The Barn on Enchanted Acres has so many amazing decoration options too! The on-site wedding stylist transforms this spot into a magical fairytale-like dream straight from your Pinterest board. 

Make your outdoor dream wedding a reality at this spectacular property!

Bonus:  Located near Amish country and wineries, there’s plenty for out-of-town guests to explore!

Typical Cost: Starting at $4,500.

Capacity: Up to 300 seated guests.

Find The Barn on Enchanted Acres at The Barn on Enchanted Acres or check out Facebook and Instagram.

The Landing at Brush Creek

The Landing at Brush Creek located in West Union, Ohio, sits beside a gorgeous lake near the Edge of Appalachia Nature Preserve.

This idyllic property has a lakeside courthouse and pavilion with fire pits for a cozy natural vibe. You can stay on-site at the cozy Creekside Cabin at the Landing and/or rent the entire Lodge for a truly luxurious destination wedding.

This outdoor venue provides a 100’ X 40’ tent with lighting, tables and chairs, an 18’ X 18’ dance floor, and a bar. There are spacious dressing rooms in the lodge for the wedding party and outdoor bathrooms for guests.

Your guests are sure to be wowed in this magical setting!

Bonus: The venue provides golf carts to transport guests with mobility issues.

Typical Cost: Starts at $2,000

Capacity: Up to 150  guests

Find The Landing at Brush Creek at The Landing at Brush Creek or check out Facebook and Instagram.

Dock’s Beach House

If you’ve always dreamed of a beach wedding, Dock’s Beach House in Port Clinton, Ohio, is a pavilion venue located on the shores of Lake Erie.

With 2,500 square feet and a capacity for up to 250 wedding guests, Dock’s Beach House is perfect for a large outdoor wedding! 

Say your “I dos” in the sand under a beautiful arbor with scenic Lake Erie in the background and move over to the Pavilion for a covered reception afterward. 

Bonus: Guests can go barefoot on the sandy beach and how fun would it be to give flip flops as wedding favors?

Typical Cost: Starts at $1,000 for off-peak dates

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests

Find Dock’s Beach House at Dock’s Beach House or check out Facebook and Instagram.

Forget Me Not Venue

Forget Me Not is a spectacular setting located in the Zaleski State Forest and Lake Hope State Park area of Ohio.

With beautiful gardens and lots of trees, imagine the stunning wedding photographs that you can take in this scenic forested area!

Walk down a wooded path for a ceremony under the mature trees, and then head to the 5,000-square- foot hall for your reception. Guests can even enjoy lawn games in the large open grassy area!

There are so many options for your medium to large size wedding with this affordable outdoor venue in Ohio.

Bonus: The Forget Me Not Venue offers a DIY wedding package with linens and you can bring alcohol from outside the property with event insurance.

Typical Cost: Starts at $1,000

Capacity: Up to 175 seated guests

Find The Forget Me Not Venue at The Forget Me Not Venue or check out Facebook and Instagram.

Milan Villa

Milan Villa is located in Norwalk, Ohio, and is a one-of-a-kind stone mansion and estate.

The grounds include lush gardens, a large pond, and lots of walking paths. With wineries and golf courses in the area, you can turn your special day into a destination weekend wedding.

There are several options to utilize this fairy-tale space:

Inside the villa, you can have a small, intimate wedding for up to 50 guests.

For a larger outdoor wedding, there is a veranda with a gazebo that seats up to 250 guests.

If you have 400 guests, there is an outdoor ceremony and reception area complete with an extra-large white tent. 

Bonus: You can choose to rent the whole villa which sleeps up to 16 people for a destination wedding, or simply rent the outdoor venue. 

Typical Cost: Starts at $1,100. 

Capacity: Up to 400 seated guests

Find Milan Villa at Milan Villa or check out Facebook

Jorgensen Farm- Oak Grove

Jorgensen Farm- Oak Grove is located in New Albany, Ohio, and features a historic Lord & Burnham greenhouse dating back to the early 20th century.

The spacious iron and cypress structure provides an intimate and classy open-air atmosphere where you can tie the knot or use it as a reception area.

There are lots of outdoor areas including a manicured lawn, a patio, and a courtyard complete with a fire pit. The grounds are simply spectacular, complete with Grace Lake on the property. 

In addition Jorgensen Farm- Oak Grove has a cottage and a Main Hall for indoor options. 

Bonus: If the venue at Jorgensen Farm- Oak Grove is booked for your date, you can try the Jorgensen Farm sister setting, the Historic Barn, in nearby Westerville, Ohio.

Typical Cost: Starts at $11,000.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find Jorgensen Farm- Oak Grove at Jorgensen Farms or check out Facebook and Instagram.

Swan Lake Event Center

The Swan Lake Event Center in Powell, Ohio has four outdoor wedding venue options.

The property sits on 10 wooded acres with a 3-acre lake and there is also a fountain and a waterfall for stunning wedding photos.

If the weather doesn’t cooperate with your outdoor nuptial plans, there is a 6,400-square-foot main hall with a cathedral-vaulted ceiling and a mezzanine balcony. The partially covered terrace overlooks the lake and has scenic views of the surrounding forest- definitely a classy alternative to make your extra-large wedding memorable.

Bonus: At the Swan Lake Event Center you can rent the Maple Parlor complete with salon sinks for your bridal suite for an extra hourly fee.

Typical Cost: Starts at $8,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 seated guests.

Find the Swan Lake Event Center at Swan Lake Event Center or check out Facebook and Instagram

Canyon Run Ranch

Canyon Run Ranch is a destination wedding venue located in Pleasant Hill, Ohio.

This privately owned nature preserve sits on 153 acres and prides itself on being sustainable. A historic barn sits on the property with thousands of solar-powered twinkling lights.

The Woods venue at Canyon Run Ranch is a magical enchanted forest and a romantic place to say your vows. There is a field of wildflowers leading to the wooded path down the aisle amid rolling hills, a creek, and a waterfall.

Imagine saying “I do” under a beautifully handcrafted wooden arbor while your guests look on from carefully placed benches under the trees. Yes, please!

Bonus: Canyon Run Ranch provides golf carts to take you and your guests to the ceremony site at The Woods at Canyon Run.

Typical Cost: Starting at $5,849.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated guests.

Find Canyon Run Ranch at Ohio Barn Weddings or check out Facebook and Instagram.

The Meadowood

The Meadowood is a rustic yet elegant wedding venue nestled on 50 acres in Belleville, Ohio. Just a one-hour drive from Cleveland and Columbus, this outdoor venue ranks as one of Ohio’s very best!

It features a restored 1820s barn with a large attached patio and there is also a 20-foot-tall stone fireplace overlooking a beautiful pond.

You can have your dream outdoor ceremony on the luscious lawn with majestic woods as the backdrop.

After your nuptials, have cocktail hour on the patio before proceeding to the barn for your reception.

Bonus: The Meadowood allows pets so your dog or cat can be a part of your big day!

Typical Cost: Starting at $4,800.

Capacity: Up to 175 seated guests.

Find The Meadowood at The Meadowood or check out Facebook and Instagram.

Roses Run Country Club

Set on a scenic golf course, Roses Run Country Club in Stow, Ohio, is a traditional wedding venue with a modern twist.

Originally a horse barn and fully renovated, Roses Run Country Club offers several options to choose from for your big day.

There is a warm and cozy complimentary bridal suite to get ready in, and three indoor room options to choose from for your ceremony and reception.

Roses Run Country Club boasts a large partially covered outdoor patio for an outdoor ceremony and/or cocktail hour.

Golf carts are also available to transport you and your guests to scenic areas around the golf course for some memorable photos!

Bonus: Roses Run Country Club offers three bar packages: full bar, beer and wine, and soda only.

Typical Cost: Starting at $5,000.

Capacity: Up to 350 seated guests.

Find the Roses Run Country Club at Roses Run or check out Facebook

Piper’s Perch LLC

Piper’s Perch LLC is a 3rd generation herb and flower farm located on 11 acres in Sunbury, Ohio.

With abundant fields of lavender and wildflowers, this scenic wedding venue offers a laid-back, down-home, country vibe. 

The venue is budget-friendly and can cater from smaller, intimate weddings to larger parties. There are three affordable package options available and you can also have Fido as part of your big day!

Bonus: Piper’s Perch LLC offers glamping onsite for a truly memorable destination weekend wedding.

Typical Cost: Starting at $600.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated guests.

Find Piper’s Perch LLC at Piper’s Perch or check out Facebook and Instagram

Making Memories at Wiegand Lake Park

Making Memories at Wiegand Lake Park offers four fabulous wedding spots in a park setting with beautiful gardens and century-old trees.

Located in Novelty, Ohio, this venue is simply gorgeous. There is a spacious deck for your lake-side ceremony and grassy areas for guests to play lawn games. 

Want part of your wedding indoors? No worries! There is a furnished banquet room with a gas fireplace and a ballroom dating back to 1937 with exposed wooden beams. 

Bonus: There are swings and benches overlooking the lake and guests can even enjoy a paddleboat ride!

Typical Cost: Starting at $5,600.

Capacity: Up to 175 seated guests.

Find Making Memories at Wiegand Lake Park at Wiegand Lake Park or check out Facebook.

Everal Barn and Homestead

The Everal Barn and Homestead is located near Columbus, Ohio, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

You can choose from two rustic and fully restored buildings: the farmhouse or the barn. Both are located in a 10-acre park complete with walking paths and fishing ponds. 

You can say your vows outside on Everal Barn and Homestead’s exterior brick patio, and then have your reception in the upper level and loft. Imagine dancing the night away with 150 of your closest friends in a 2,400-square-foot wooden beam barn. A truly unique rustic, yet elegant venue. 

Bonus: String lighting, elevator, tables, and chairs are included in the price of the barn rental.

Typical Cost: Starts at $150 per hour for Westerville residents.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated guests.

Find Everal Barn and Homestead at Everal Barn and Homestead or check out Facebook.

The Goodtime III

An outdoor wedding venue list wouldn’t be complete without a boat!

The Goodtime III is the largest charter ship in Cleveland, Ohio, and provides a one-of-a-kind adventure for your big day. Just think of the awesome wedding photos you can take of the downtown skyline from the lake!

The Main Deck is a 2,500-square-foot enclosed area with climate control. The 2nd Deck has partial shelter and is a whopping 4,000 square feet! When you rent the Main or 2nd deck (or both!) you have access to the 3rd and 4th decks which are completely open-air. 

What a fun and novel wedding!

Bonus: The 3-hour charter fee includes the use of Goodtime III’s in-house DJ, spinning tunes to dance the night away. 

Typical Cost: Starting at $3,700.

Capacity: Up to 300 seated guests.

Find Goodtime III at the Goodtime III or check out Facebook and Instagram.

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