Filled with parks and beautiful landscapes, Columbus is a wonderful place to find a beautiful wedding venue to match every style and event size. While there may be plenty to plan and book for such an important day, it pays to take the time to find the perfect venue to celebrate something so special. Luckily, the city has a wonderful mix of styles and designs that will perfectly suit anything from modern to vintage.

To get an idea of what the city has to offer, take a look at some of the top wedding venues that are always in demand:

 

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Set in the midst of an 18-hole golf course, this location is ideal for couples looking for a stunning venue and delicious catering for their big day. It is run by Schmidt’s, which has over 100 years of experience in the hospitality and foodservice industry.

There are several event spaces for couples to choose from, including the spacious event house, the patio, a green-view ceremony location, and more. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, so you don’t have to worry about being forced to cut down on the guest list.

Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, event rentals, use of the bridal suite, parking, setup, and more. 

Address: 3860 Trabue Rd, Columbus, OH 43228

Phone: (614) 276-6127

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Contact : Kristen Kahrs

Originally built in 1873, High Line Car House is a gorgeous historic wedding venue located in Columbus’s Brewery District. It boasts historic brick walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, and more, which combine to create a stunning industrial-chic space.

Other features include chandelier lighting, wood floors, and industrial beams. The team at this venue is dedicated to helping you create a wedding day that you will never forget. Together & Company is the exclusive caterer for this venue and works with you to help create a customized menu for your wedding.

This venue can accommodate up to 300 guests. The cost of rental includes 6 hours of event time, and services offered include event rentals and more. 

Address: 550 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 882-7323

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Contact : Angela Petro

A tropical garden and historic park, the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens can accommodate up to 500 guests. It offers several indoor and outdoor event spaces for couples to choose from. 

This includes the John F. Wolfe Palm House, which features a tropical garden and glass ceiling, the Wells Barn, which boasts a timber frame and a rustic indoor environment, the Grand Atrium, the Veridian, and more.

Services offered include event rentals, audiovisual equipment, bartending services, and more.

Address: 1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203

Phone: 614-715-8100

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Contact : Brandon Flory

A fixture in Columbus for over 20 years, Mozart’s is a gorgeous restaurant and ballroom-style wedding venue. It is run by Doris and Anand Saha, who have experience running some of the best hotels and restaurants in Europe.

The team at this venue is dedicated to ensuring that your big day is truly impeccable. Able to accommodate 200+ guests, this venue boasts archways, marble terrazzo floors, exposed brick, and more. You can choose between the Amadeus Ballroom, the Beechwood Tavern Room, and the whole restaurant, depending on the size of your celebration.

Services offered include setup and cleanup, parking, in-house catering and bartending services, and more. Couples can also bring in their own caterers if they have an outside preference, so you don’t have to worry about being tied to a single cuisine. 

Address: 4784 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214

Phone: (614) 268-3687

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Contact : Anand Saha

This beautiful historic wedding venue was first built in 1896 and is located in the heart of downtown Columbus. It was restored and updated in 1996, so you get the best of both worlds – old world charm with modern amenities.

Couples can choose from several event spaces and rooms, including the Olympian Ballroom, the Priory, the Athenian Room, and more. The venue can accommodate up to 950 guests, so you don’t need to worry about having to limit your guest list. 

Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, event rentals, setup and cleanup, and more.

Address: 32 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 222-6338

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Boasting over 4000 square feet of indoor event space, as well as acres of outdoor grounds, The Venice Club is perfect for couples looking for a versatile event venue for their big day. There are a variety of event spaces to choose from, including the main room (which can accommodate up to 130 guests), the patio, the gazebo, and more. 

The venue is completely customizable, so you can bring your dream wedding to life. There is no list of pre-approved vendors that you are forced to choose from, and you can make your choices based on your preferences as opposed to venue requirements. 

Services offered include the use of the prep kitchens, access to the outdoor BBQ and playground, the ability to bring in your own food and beverages, and more. 

Address: 5440 Hildebrand Rd, Columbus, OH 43230

Phone: (614) 471-4916

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This historic banquet-style wedding venue can accommodate up to 200 guests. It offers both indoor and outdoor facilities for you to choose from. The outdoor ceremony area boasts historic red-brick walls around the perimeter, mature trees, and luscious grass under your feet.

The indoor facilities include several gorgeous rooms and the grand ballroom. Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, event planning assistance, day-of coordinators, event rentals, audiovisual equipment, and more.

Address: 181 Oval Dr S, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 292-2262

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Contact : Jeffrey White

The Kitchen offers couples a truly unique experience on their big day. Located in the heart of Columbus, this venue boasts two spaces – The Kitchen and The Studio. It is the perfect space for food lovers and boasts a large floor plan and early 20th-century architectural details.

Able to accommodate up to 150 guests, this venue also offers unique participatory dining experiences for couples looking to add a touch of difference to their big day. Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, customizable food and drink menus, audiovisual equipment, an open kitchen, and more.

Address: 231 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 225-8940

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Contact : Anne

Elegant and sophisticated, the beautifully manicured gardens and green space of EagleSticks Golf Club is the perfect wedding venue for any couple wanting a classic wedding look while surrounded by lush nature. The event room is perfect for weddings up to 300 guests and has beautiful floor to ceiling windows for a flood of natural light. Designed to keep guests comfortable all year round, each space will have heated (or cooled) indoor and outdoor space so the guests can easily mingle throughout the night.

Address: 2655 Maysville Pike, Zanesville, OH

Phone: (800) 782-4493

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Contact : Kelly Morrow

A family-owned farm that looks beautiful all year round, The Homestead is a peaceful wedding venue that has hundreds of acres of scenic farmland to explore and enjoy. With dozens of areas for the ceremony and celebrations, couples flock to this location as a retreat from the bustling modern world, not to mention incredible photo opportunities. With a capacity of up to 300 guests, this is a wonderful place for weddings of all sizes.

Address: 2866 St. Rt. 203, Radnor, OH

Phone: (740) 361-0055

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Contact : Christy Lehner

Located in the heart of the brewery district, Vue Columbus offers couples a uniquely urban wedding space. With both indoor and outdoor event spaces available, couples can host a cocktail party, their ceremony, and reception at the same location.

The venue can accommodate up to 280 guests. Rental includes the use of the entire venue, including the main event room, the loft area, the cocktail space, and the outdoor patios. Vue Columbus boasts stunning views of the city skyline, making it a stunning spot for wedding photography. 

Address: 95 Liberty St, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 454-1877

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Contact : Jenn Patterson

Located just minutes away from downtown Columbus, this beautiful event venue sits on over ten acres of land. Couples have the ability to choose between four indoor spaces and a rustic outdoor space that boasts gorgeous views of the surrounding nature. 

Spaces on offer include the Athena Ballroom, which boasts chandeliers and a wood dance floor, the rustic Apollo Lounge, which features a deck, Edison lighting, and a unique mason jar backdrop, the Outdoor Venue, which offers a panoramic nature view and over five acres of a wood lot, and more. 

Services offered include event rentals, the use of the wedding parlors for weddings taking place in the Athena Ballroom, 12 hours of venue rental, in-house bartending services, and more. 

Address: 2101 Noe Bixby Rd, Columbus, OH 43232

Phone: (614) 260-8691

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Opened in 2015, this location is a beautiful banquet-style wedding venue. The team offers over 20 years of experience in event management and planning, making them a great addition to your wedding team.

There are two event spaces for you to choose from, Suite A and Suite B. There is also an outdoor space rental for couples who prefer an outdoor wedding. The venue can accommodate up to 65 guests, making it perfect for intimate gatherings.

Services offered include event rentals, at least 4 hours of rental time, in-house decoration services, and more. 

Address: 2016 Minnesota Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

Phone: (614) 934-5671

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Contact : Brandy Jackson

Originally built in 1875, this venue is a historic banquet hall-style wedding venue that was restored to be a family-owned wine cellar. It is located in the Brewery District, making it easy to get it for you and your guests.

Able to accommodate up to 100 guests, the venue is ideal for couples looking for a unique, non-traditional venue for their big day. Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, audiovisual equipment, event rentals, and more. 

Address: 544 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 228-2332

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Contact : Brian Johnson

Initially opened in 1927, this beautiful location boasts a Tudor-style clubhouse, making it perfect for couples looking for a vintage-style wedding venue for their big day. 

Able to accommodate up to 300 guests, this venue offers several event spaces for you to choose from, including the lush lawn, where you can exchange your vows under trees, and the main ballroom, which boasts vaulted ceilings, rustic chandeliers, loads of natural light, and more.

Services offered include the use of the bridal suite, setup and cleanup, in-house catering and bartending services, parking for you and your guests, and more.

Address: 2770 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235

Phone: (614) 889-2581

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Contact : Laurie Steller

Spread over 9,000 square feet of spectacular space, Creekside Event Center offers an ideal setting for weddings and other special events. The venue features elevator access, two board rooms, and a breathtaking 6,000 square feet Plaza Ballroom with the capacity of hosting a maximum of 450 guests. The awe-inspiring views, exquisite flooring, and gorgeous chandeliers add a touch of elegance to your special event. Their beautifully crafted reception room contains comfortable and welcoming lounge areas complemented by stylish decor and a marble fireplace. From carving to full buffets to light hors d’oeuvres menus, their in-house professional chefs can fulfill all your catering requirements.

Address: 101 Mill Street, Suite 300, Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Phone: (614) 416-8188

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The team at The Bluestone believes that your wedding day should be all about you and your other half. This 115-year-old converted church offers a truly unique space for your big day.

It boasts gorgeous stained glass windows and unique art, as well as an open loft and stunning patio. The ceremony will be held in the Sanctuary, which can accommodate up to 300 guests. Aside from the Sanctuary, the venue offers four other event spaces, so you can host your entire venue in one location.

Services offered include in-house catering and bartending services, audiovisual equipment, use of the bridal suite and groom’s dressing room, in-house wedding coordinators, and more. 

Address: 583 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 884-4646

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A beautiful venue with modern rustic décor as the theme, this is a wonderful location for weddings that span from vintage chic to modern glamor. With room for up to 250 guests, there is a stunning indoor space with warm luxurious lighting and beautifully manicured gardens that are simply picture-perfect all year long. Perfect for ceremonies and reception, La Navona is a convenient place to host guests from day to night.

Address: 154 N. Hamilton Road, Gahanna, OH

Phone: (614) 532-5711

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Contact : Kristie McGraw

Located right in the heart of Columbus, this is a luxury wedding venue that certainly has the wow factor that lots of couples are looking for. Styled with all of the top-end modern décor pieces, each detail is carefully chosen with the couple to create that magical look for their special day. With space for up to 350 guests, weddings of all sizes can enjoy the beauty and convenience of The Athletic Club.

Address: 136 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH

Phone: (614) 221-3344

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Contact : Lisa Sullivan

A hidden gem located in central Ohio; The Grand has everything a couple would need to make their big day truly magical. With a stunning ballroom, open plan reception space, and a stylish courtyard with a giant fire pit, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Not only does the venue have stylists, catering, and multiple entertainment areas but the adjacent hotel makes overnight stays quick and convenient for guests of up to 350 people.

Address: 820 Goodale Boulevard, Columbus, OH

Phone: (614) 453-4297

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Incredible views in the Short North Arts District, this wedding venue is perfectly placed in the heart of the city. Modern and open for weddings big and small, the 280 guest capacity allows lots of space for seating and dancing into the night. The floor to ceiling windows bring in a lot of natural light and stunning city views in the evening. Ideal for convenient guest access and a space that has ceremony and event space, this is the luxury location that will really impress the crowd.

Address: 620 North High Street, Columbus, OH

Phone: (614) 227-0100

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The perfect combination of elegance and country charm, The Shepard Place is a sweet wedding venue that has 11 acres of land to explore and a classic early 1900s barn for all of the fun and festivities. Styled with a rustic romantic look, the beautiful lighting, and stunning chandeliers add warmth and an intimate atmosphere that brings everyone together for the special occasion. Perfect for weddings of all sizes, this venue comfortably caters to 100+ guests.

Address: 8925 East St. Rt. 55, Casstown, OH

Phone: (937) 344-1827

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Full of history and welcoming country charm, The Barn is the wedding venue for couples who love the combination of vintage style with modern-day elegance. The restored 1840s barn has a beautiful rustic look while the décor style has all of the class and sophistication of a luxury event. This location every comfort available with manicured gardens, a beautiful gazebo, classic sprawling willow tree, and plenty of space for entertainment and fun.

Address: 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, OH

Phone: (844) 369-2276

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Contact : Melissa Stroupe

A wonderful wedding venue right in the Columbus downtown core, the Greek Orthodox Church is one of the top locations for large guest lists of up to 500 guests. With just a short distance away from ample parking and plenty of comfortable hotel accommodations, this is a prime banquet center location for celebrating from day to night, and without having to worry about transportation from one place to another. With beautiful architecture, stunning gardens, and an enclosed courtyard, there is ample space to mingle and have a great time.

Address: 555 North High St, Columbus, OH

Phone: (614) 224-9020

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An elegant wedding venue with accommodations that are conveniently located on-site, this is a wonderful location for weddings big and small. No matter what kind of wedding guest list size a couple may have, it has a reception capacity of anything between 15 and 750 guests. Renaissance Columbus has versatile entertainment areas and a relaxing atmosphere to suit everyone’s needs, from day to night. With perfectly manicured lawns, beautiful gardens, and nearly 7,000 square feet of ballroom space, it is no wonder why this is a popular location for couples wanting to say, “I do”.

Address: 409 Altair Parkway, Westerville, OH

Phone: (614) 882-6800

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Conclusion

With so much history and natural landscapes, it is no wonder why couples feel spoiled for choice when searching for the perfect venue for their special day. By taking the time to find a place that perfectly shows off their unique styles and photographs beautifully as well, all of those incredible wedding memories will forever stay in their hearts.

 

Weddings in Columbus

The Park of Roses in the beautiful capital of Ohio is one of the best attractions and a must-see during summer.

And wouldn’t you want to have your wedding in a city that boasts a romantic atmosphere?

More popular cities may be close, like Chicago and New York, but Columbus offers amazing venues for a much lower price.

 

Venue types

In Columbus, it is all about nature. Its amazing parks and gardens offer incredible venue locations. But further out of town and in a rural area, you will find an amazing farm.

If you would rather surround yourself with elegance, then Columbus has ballrooms that will leave you speechless. You can feel like royalty right in the heart of the city.

We found the best venue for each type. One of these will surely make you want to have your wedding in this city.

 

Venues and fees

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is every nature-lovers dream. Lush greenery creates the most wonderful backdrops for your photos. This venue is for small weddings and large ones, accommodating up to 250 guests. They have five unique locations, including an incredible Veridian with its tropical plants and a large glass door. For their pricing, they list $120 for 125 people on a Saturday. But for your unique event, it’s best to contact them directly and ask for a quote.

Another venue surrounded by wild greenery is the Jorgensen Farms. They insist on creating an incredible event completely customized for your needs. The Historic Barn is their main attraction, for that truly rustic style. It can accommodate up to 250 guests. For an outdoor event, they offer their Oak Grove, which is surrounded by century-old oak trees and with a lovely fire pit. For pricing, contact Jorgensen Farms through their website to check the exact quote for your wedding.

The Westin Downtown Columbus is an incredible French Renaissance building that opened in 1897. With high ceilings and ornamental columns, this highly sophisticated venue offers a high-class experience. Let yourself shine within this royal location. Westin Downtown is in the city center and presents a historical venue that boasts elegant beauty. They have two sites, the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate 300 people, and a smaller venue, the Seneca Room, for up to 150 guests. Their wedding package prices range from $89 to $109 per person.  

 

Weather in Columbus

If you’re not up for a winter wedding and want to avoid the rainy season, then the best months to have your wedding in Columbus are May, June, and September.

During May, the average temperature is 73°F, which makes for a perfect spring wedding. In June, the temperature rises to warm 82°F, but it’s still pleasant enough for a lovely event.

In September, it is somewhere in between, with 78°F on average, per U.S. Climate Data.

 

Guest accommodation

If you have people coming in from another city or state, ensuring they have proper accommodation is the right thing to do.

Hotel Hilton Columbus at Easton is an elegant place for your guests. With amazing rooms and a modern dining area, this hotel comes at $125 per person, according to Booking.com.

If your guests aren’t that picky, they can have a good nights’ rest in Days Inn Wyndham near the airport. This inn comes at $44 per person. For more affordable hotel options visit Booking.com.

But for better customization and even lower prices, you can always go with Airbnb. With pricing that starts at just above $400 and peaks at $3000 for two nights, you’re sure to find something suitable for everyone.



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