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Best Wedding Venues in Columbus, Ohio


April 6, 2019


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I frequently get asked what my favorite wedding venues are in Columbus, Ohio. Good news! There’s a lot! A wide range of styles to find your perfect fit! I’ve created a list of some of my favorites below. 

*Updated 2022 / If you’re planning a wedding in Columbus, Ohio finding your venue and wedding planner is the perfect place to begin. If there are any vendors that you’ve been following prior, now is also the time to reach out to check availability before locking in your date. As a photographer, I book anywhere from 9-18 months in advance.

I’ve put together a list (in no particular order) of my favorite wedding venues in Columbus vicinity. There are A LOT of amazing venues in Columbus, so it was quite difficult to narrow down this list. If you’d like to add a suggestion, chime in down in the comments below!

The Ohio Statehouse

Classic, elegant and timeless, what’s not to love about the Ohio Statehouse? The rotunda is such a unique ceremony space, and the atrium can be transformed into your dream reception!

Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Location: Downtown Columbus

Ohio Statehouse wedding

You can check out a full wedding I photographed here:

North 4th Corridor

Looking out towards the Columbus skyline — a rooftop ceremony and reception? Yes, please! Treat yourselves and guests to skyline views at North 4th Corridor’s, The Revery.

Guest Capacity: Up to 240

Location: Downtown Columbus

The Revery North 4th Cooridor

The Westin Great Southern Columbus

If you’re looking for a light and airy, romantic ballroom in Columbus for your wedding — look no further. I have three weddings at The Westin this year, and I could not be more excited!

Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Location: Downtown Columbus

A full wedding I photographed here:

Franklin Park Conservatory

This space is one of-a-kind to Columbus. The Franklin Park Conservatory’s sprawling, lush gardens and striking architecture lends nature-inspired beauty both inside and out.

Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Location: Just outside of downtown Columbus

franklin park conservatory wedding

Columbus Museum of Art

Also located downtown, I love all of what the inside and outside has to offer at the Columbus Museum of Art. Pair this venue with a few fine-art floral installations, and the space will take care of the rest! I’m looking forward to photographing a beautiful ceremony here in October of 2021!

Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Location: Downtown Columbus

Columbus Museum of Art Wedding

Kingwood Center Gardens

OK, this one is a bit outside of Columbus, but it is the closest estate and garden venue around so it should not be overlooked! There are options for both indoor and outdoor weddings, including tented and outdoor garden weddings.

Guest Capacity: 300+

Location: Mansfield, OH

Kingwood Center Garden Wedding

Jorgensen Farms

Everyone loves Jorgensen, both the historic barn (with that classic yellow/orange door) and Oak Grove (a stunning historical greenhouse)! These two venues are beautifully maintained and operated for weddings just northeast of Columbus. On the blog:

Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Location: New Albany, OH

Jorgensen Farms Oak Grove Wedding
Jorgensen Farms Oak Grove

Magnolia Hill Farm

This place is a photographers DREAM! I can promise you that because it’s owned by a well seasoned husband + wife photography team, Henry Photography who dreamt it up! I highly recommend checking out Magnolia Hill Farm! Take a look at an editorial I photographed here:

Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Location: Centerburg, OH

Magnolia Hill Farm Wedding
Magnolia Hill Farm Wedding

Via Vecchia Winery

Industrial Chic. Via Vecchia is opening a new space on South High Street in June 2019 and comes with it is 6,000 sq. ft. of indoor space and a spacious outdoor space! This venue is a blank slate and waiting to be transformed!

Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Location: Downtown Columbus

Via Vecchia Wedding

Strongwater Events

Strongwater Events is another industrial space that I love. Exposed brick and all of the character. Its outdoor courtyard brings such a fun aesthetic to your ceremony.

Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Location: Downtown Columbus

Strongwater Events Wedding

High Line Car House

I love the light that pours into High Line Car House ceremonies! This venue is owned and serviced by Two Caterers with a great location near German Village and downtown. On the blog:

Guest Capacity: Ranges from 150-300

Location: Downtown Columbus

High Line Car House Weddings

The Rural Society

An escape from the city to a one gorgeous property. The Rural Society if one of a kind and brings so much charm and character. From the glass green house to the sprawling meadows, I adore this venue.

Guest Capacity: Up to 350

Location: Mt Vernon, OH

The Rural Society

The Fives Columbus

The Fives Columbus has been on my *watch list*. It’s a brand-new venue owned and serviced by Two Caterers that’s recently opened. I can’t wait to photograph here in October of 2021!

Guest Capacity: Ranges from 325 to 750

Location: Downtown Columbus

The Fives Columbus

The Athletic Club of Columbus

Situated near the heart of downtown, what a romantic, jaw-dropping space! The detail in The Athletic Club is unrivaled in my opinion. View a blog from a full wedding here:

Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Location: Downtown Columbus

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