Bella Sera

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Address: 414 Morganza Road, Canonsburg

Cap your guest list at: 400

Secure your date: A year in advance, sometimes shorter notice is possible

Budget: $55-$135 per person

What you'll get: Cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, 3-5 course dinner, open bar, linens, chiavari chairs. Winter, Friday and Signature Saturday packages include DJ, photography and wedding cake) Menu prepared by: Bella

Menu prepared by: Bella Sera’s chefs

Lauren Madison

724.745-5575 x101

BRAMBLEWOOD

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Address: 55 Loffert Road, McDonald

Cap your guest list at: 300

Secure your date: 12-18 months in advance – 2017 is fully booked

Budget: Venue fee of $9,800-$10,800

What you'll get: Secluded outdoor ceremony site, bride and bridesmaid preparation area, use of the property from noon-11 p.m. day of event, day-of coordinator, parking staff, cold bottled water, set up and cleanup, table décor, decorative and chalkboard signs

Menu prepared by: Fish Hawk Acres, Armstrong’s Catering, Pittsburgh BBQ Company, The SpringHouse Catering – or your choice (additional $250)

Bethany Korns and Emma Simmons

724.350.0976

BREEZY HEIGHTS

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Address: 714 Washington Pike, Avella

Cap your guest list at: 70 inside, 160 outside

Secure your date: 3 months in advance inside, 18 months in advance outside

Budget: $100 for inside room and starting at $25 per person for food. $1,000 for rental outside pavilion

What you'll get: Inside – Buffet dinner and soft drinks, coffee, tea, tax, gratuity. Outside – Pavilion, 20x30 tent, tables and chairs, in-ground heated pool, fishing lake with paddle boats, volleyball court, restrooms

Menu prepared by: Breezy Heights chefs for inside, outside rental can use anyone the couple wants

Rick Esposto

724.587.3461 x4

BUHL MANSION GUESTHOUSE & SPA

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Address: 422 E. State St., Sharon

Cap your guest list at: 120 May-Oct., 60 mid-Oct.-mid-May

Secure your date: 6-18 months in advance, but worth calling with a last-minute date

Budget: $3,000-$7,500 for ceremony and reception space

What you'll get: Castle for a Day package includes exclusive use of property, gardens, tent, overnight guest rooms

Menu prepared by: The Mansion’s preferred caterers

Marci Fleis

866.345.2845

CARNEGIE MUSEUMS OF ART & NATURAL HISTORY

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Address: 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland

Cap your guest list at:

Secure your date: 18-24 months in advance

Budget: Room rental is $4,000-$7,000

What you'll get: Security, custodial services, tables, chairs, technician, event supervision

Menu prepared by: Culinaire, Inc.

Eileen Twigger

412.622.3360

CIRCUIT CENTER & BALLROOM

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Address: 5 Hot Metal St., South Side

Cap your guest list at: 350 (or a little more)

Secure your date: 12 months in advance

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Varies based on package

Menu prepared by: Fluted Mushroom Catering Co.

Valerie Leya and Amy Hosking

412.381.1899

DESTINY HILL FARM

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Address: 1069 S. Main St., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 500

Secure your date: 18 months in advance

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: The stable, show barn, tables and chairs for 100 guests, event staff

Menu prepared by: Preferred caterers

Mimi York

724.222.3015

FAIRMONT PITTSBURGH

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Address: 510 Market St., Downtown Pittsburgh

Cap your guest list at: 350

Secure your date: 12 months in advance

Budget: Starting at $130 per person, $25,000 minimum

What you'll get: Cocktail hour, grand ballroom, servers, bartenders, 62” or 72” round tables, Fairmont banquet chairs, floor-length white or pecan linens, votive candles, menu tasting, custom wedding cake

Menu prepared by: Hotel chefs

Madeline Kelly

412.773.8800

GEORGE WASHINGTON HOTEL & EVENT VENUE

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Address: 60 S. Main St., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 250-300

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: $70-$115 per guest

What you'll get: Professional planning by event coordinators, valet parking, Jacuzzi suite for bride and groom, hospitality suite for the bridal party, table linen and napkin selections, appetizers, four-hour open bar, dinner, cake cutting and service

Menu prepared by: Hotel chefs

Bradley Jox

724.225.1605

HEINZ HISTORY CENTER

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Address: 1212 Smallman St., Strip District

Cap your guest list at:

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Locations range from $3,500-$10,000, price per person ranges from $130-$200

What you'll get: Private room for wedding party, access to exhibits for all guests a day prior, event coordinators.

Menu prepared by: Common Plea Catering

Maura Minteer

412.454.6435

INNE AT WATSON’S CHOICE

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Address: 234 Balsinger Road, Uniontown

Cap your guest list at: 150

Secure your date: 6 months in advance

Budget: $5,000 for stable, $5,200 for barn

What you'll get: Tables, chairs, event hostess during event, parking and restroom attendant, special needs accessibility, beautiful secluded views

Menu prepared by: Hudson’s or Fish Hawk Acres caterers

Daphne Livingstone

724.437.4999

JULIAN’S CATERING & BANQUET FACILITY

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Address: 78 W. Maiden St., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 400

Secure your date: ASAP

Budget: Starting at $29.95 per person. Room fee is $350 for Saturday; $250 for other days of the week. Minimum of 80 guests

What you'll get: Choice of two entrees, two sides, tossed salad with rolls and butter and all non-alcoholic beverages, white, black or ivory linens; set up and clean up

Menu prepared by: Julian’s Catering

Sara Valenzuela

724.222.9404

LEMONT

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Address: 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington

Cap your guest list at: 300

Secure your date: 12 months in advance

Budget: Starting at $95 per person plus tax and gratuity

What you'll get: Appetizers, entrée, bar, house wines, cake

Menu prepared by: LeMont chefs

Bill Laughlin

412.431.3100

LEXUS CLUB AT PNC PARK

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Address: 115 Federal St., North Shore

Cap your guest list at: 225-475

Secure your date: Call – they cannot book spaces from April-Sept. until the Pirates schedule for that season has been released, as the park can only hold private events on non-game days

Budget: Starting at $2,050 for the room rental and $50 per person

What you'll get: Five hours use of the space, photos on dugout, warning track and stands, menu tasting, 60” round tables, black, white or ivory laplength linens, black, white or ivory napkins, off-white china with Lexus Club logo, Champagne toast for all guests Menu prepared by: Levy Restaurants

Menu prepared by: Levy Restaurants

Jaclene Joseph

412.325.4467

LONE PINE COUNTRY CLUB

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Address: 2755 Park Ave., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 80-200

Secure your date: As soon as possible – 2018 dates are already being booked

Budget: Room fee varies, packages starting at $34.95 per person

What you'll get: White or ivory table linens, color complimentary napkins, chair covers with colored sash, cake cutting and cookie tray service. Bar service is an additional cost

Menu prepared by: The club’s executive chef

Jodi Capiola

724.222.4700

MATTRESS FACTORY

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Address: 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side

Cap your guest list at:

Secure your date: 12 months in advance

Budget: Starting at $4,500 for space rental, plus catering

What you'll get: Six 8’ tables, 10 60” tables, 100 folding chairs, police officer as event security, access to available art exhibits, choice of red, white, green, yellow or black paper lanterns in main lobby

Menu prepared by: The museum’s preferred caterers

Amanda Reinard

412.325.1557

MEADOWS RACETRACK & CASINO

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Address: 210 Racetrack Road, Washington

Cap your guest list at: 600

Secure your date: 12 months in advance

Budget: Starting at $45 per person

What you'll get: Wedding coordinator, white chair covers with choice of sash color, white floor-length linens, cake cutting, cookie table, strawberries and whipped cream sweet ending for all guests, mirror and votives on each table, under lighting for head table, cookie table and cake table; sparkling toast for all guests, menu tasting for bride and groom, banquet captain, limo service for bride and groom to a local hotel, private cocktail reception for bride and groom on wedding day

Menu prepared by: Meadows Racetrack & Casino chefs

Meadows’ banquet coordinators

724.503.1523,

NATIONAL AVIARY

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Address: 700 Arch St., North Side

Cap your guest list at: 150-500 depending on space utilized

Secure your date: At least 12 months in advance, more to be safe

Budget: $1,200-$3,750 base rental

What you'll get: 5 hours private use, exclusive access to all Aviary exhibits, seating for up to 200 guests set up prior to your arrival, podium and microphone, complimentary parking in the 65-space lot, security, event supervisor, animal trainer and maintenance services

Menu prepared by: Atria’s Catering

Karen Sipe

412.258.9436,

NEMACOLIN COUNTRY CLUB

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Address: 3100 National Pike, Beallsville

Cap your guest list at: 225

Secure your date: Varies, but they have accommodated events with as little as a two-week notice!

Budget: No fee if food and beverage are purchased. $25-$42 per plate. Alcohol can be included, or cash bar is available

What you'll get: Customized menu

Menu prepared by: The club’s chef

Shane Urbine

724.632.3300

NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT

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Address: 1001 Layfayette Drive, Farmington

Cap your guest list at: 450

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Starting at $205 per person plus tax and service fee during on-sea-son. Off-season prices differ

What you'll get: Personal planning services; choice of Nemacolin full-length or overlay linens and napkins; chair covers with a decorative sash or chiavari chairs; personalized menu cards and placement of favors; butler-passed hot or cold hors d’oeuvres; dinner buffet or two-course plated dinner; traditional buttercream or fondant wedding cake; wedding toast with sparkling wine and/or sparkling cider; four-hour bar services; complimentary upgraded accommodations for bride and groom for the wedding night; complementary one-night stay for the first wedding anniversary; customized private food tasting for up to six guests Menu prepared by: Resort’s chefs

Menu prepared by: Resort’s chefs

Christina Augustine

724.329.6647

OLIVIA'S

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Address: 318 Forest Grove Road, Coraopolis

Cap your guest list at: 170

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: $69-$122 per person

What you'll get: Wedding coordinator and day-of planner, menu tasting, catering, cocktail hour, open bar, linens, centerpieces, chair covers and sashes, cake cutting, media equipment, off street parking

Menu prepared by: In-house chefs

Tiffani Gambone

412.331.9282

OMNI BEDFORD SPRINGS RESORT

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Address: 2198 Sweet Root Road, Bedford

Cap your guest list at: 500

Secure your date: 6-15 months in advance

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Cocktail reception, dinner, four-hour premium package barr, floor-length classic table linens and napkins, chairs, setup and cleanup, coordination of event, menu tasting, personal wedding concierge/planner, customized package Menu prepared by: Resort

Menu prepared by: Resort chefs

Bryn Keller

814.624.5649

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY & BOTANICAL GARDENS

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Address: One Schenley Park, Oakland

Cap your guest list at: 250

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Room rentals vary from $600-$5,000

What you'll get: Varies based on package

Menu prepared by: In-house chefs

Nina Hamm

412.622.6915 x6406,

PINEHALL AT EISLER FARMS

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Address: 517 Dick Road, Butler

Cap your guest list at: 180

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Breathtaking views for photos and outdoor socializing, barn, tables, chairs and bridal cottage

Menu prepared by: In-house caterer

Sherry Lynn

724.355.4599

PITTSBURGH MARRIOTT CITY CENTER

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Address: 112 Washington Place, Uptown Pittsburgh

Cap your guest list at: 600

Secure your date: 14 months in advance

Budget: Starting at $89 per person. Minimums vary depending on time of year

What you'll get: Food, beverage and décor depending on the package you select

Menu prepared by: Hotel chefs

TamMichele Holt

412.918.1373

PITTSBURGH OPERA

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Address: 2425 Liberty Ave., Strip District

Cap your guest list at: 50-400

Secure your date: ASAP – the calendar fills up up to two years in advance

Budget: Starting at $200 per hour up to $3,450 per day, depending on which room you choose

What you'll get: Facility use, first-come, first-served access to the 24-spot parking garage. Stage, tables, chairs, piano, stage lighting, audio equipment and music stands are available for an additional cost

Menu prepared by: Whoever the couple chooses

Sean Holsing

412.281.0912 x229

RENAISSANCE PITTSBURGH HOTEL

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Address: 107 6th St., Downtown Pittsburgh

Cap your guest list at: 250

Secure your date: You never know – call for availability

Budget: $2,500 for ceremony space, $22,000-$28,000 food and beverage minimum

What you'll get: Passed hors d’oeuvres, dinner, four-hours of bar, menu tasting, Champagne toast for all guests, cake cutting service, personalized menu cards, votives, floor-length ivory or white linens and napkins, holding room for wedding party, first year anniversary gift certificate, overnight accommodations and valet parking for the couple on the wedding night

Menu prepared by: Hotel chefs

Allison Perciavalle

412.992.2047

RIVERS CASINO

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Address: 777 Casino Drive, North Shore

Cap your guest list at: 80-600

Secure your date: You never know – call for availability

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Indoor or outdoor venues, customizable packages that include a personal wedding coordinator, catering, custom-designed wedding cake

Menu prepared by: Rivers Casino chefs

Andrea Kleinrock-Marmion

877.558.0777

RIVERTOWNE BREWING HALL OF FAME CLUB AT PNC PARK

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Address: 115 Federal St., North Shore

Cap your guest list at: 250-350

Secure your date: Call – they cannot book spaces from April-Sept. until the Pirates schedule for that season has been released, as the park can only hold private events on non-game days

Budget: Starting at $2,050 for the room rental and $30 per person food minimum

What you'll get: Five hours use of the space, photos on dugout, warning track and stands, menu tasting, 72” round tables, black floor-length linens, black napkins, white china, votives, table numbers

Menu prepared by: ARAMARK Catering

Jaclene Joseph

412.325.4467

SOUTHPOINTE GOLF CLUB

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Address: 360 Southpointe Blvd., Cecil Twp.

Cap your guest list at: 250

Secure your date: 6-12 months in advance

Budget: $75.50-$97.50 per person. $15,000 minimum for a Saturday wedding, $10,000 minimum for a Friday wedding

What you'll get: Hors d’oeuvres, three-course plated meal, tasting for bride and groom, white or ivory linens, cake cutting and service, valet parking, indoor sound system, gold chiavari chairs, private bridal party suite

Menu prepared by: Club chefs

Lauren Mitchell

724.749.5392

SOUTHPOINTE HILTON GARDEN INN

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Address: 1000 Corporate Drive, Cecil Twp.

Cap your guest list at: 800

Secure your date: As soon as possible

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Five hours of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, Champagne toast, linens, chair covers, menu cards, cakecutting service, private cocktail reception for bridal party, candles, accommodations for bride and groom

Menu prepared by: In-house chefs

Alexandra Jordan

724.743.5009

TARA – A COUNTRY INN

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Address: 2884 Lake Road, Clark

Cap your guest list at: 150

Secure your date: 6-18 months, but worth calling with a last-minute date

Budget: Starting at $25 per person

What you'll get: Catering. Rental fees and bar are additional

Menu prepared by: On-site caterers

William Moore

800.782.2803

The Atrium

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Address: 1031 New Castle Road, Prospect

Cap your guest list at: 280

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Starting at $39 per guest

What you'll get: Venue rental, set up, cleanup, linens, china

Menu prepared by: In-house caterers

Kristen Kane

724.865.2830

The Barn at Ike's Place

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Address: 80 Ike’s Road, Amity

Cap your guest list at: 325

Secure your date: ASAP – they’re currently booking 2018 dates

Budget: Varies, based on day of the week and time frame requested

What you'll get: 60” round tables, banquet chairs, floor-length off white linens, use of bar area and fountain soda system, restroom attendants, golf cart shuttle from parking area, optional fire pit

Menu prepared by: Anyone the couple chooses

Charity Richards

724.747.4428

THE STUDIO ON FIFTH

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Address: 4802 Fifth Ave., North Oakland

Cap your guest list at: 230 for sit-down, 300 or more for cocktail style

Secure your date: At least 30 days in advance

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Venue rental. Catering is additional.

Menu prepared by: Common Plea Catering

Rebecca Born

412.622.1300

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

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Address: 2151 N. Main St., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 300-450

Secure your date: ASAP – some 2019 dates are already booked

Budget: $800-$900 for room rental

What you'll get: Tables, chairs, risers, set up

Menu prepared by: Caterer of couple’s choice

Sandy Hodgens

724.225.7718

WASHINGTON ELKS LODGE

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Address: 138 E. Maiden St., Washington

Cap your guest list at: 250-350

Secure your date: As little as one week notice – there are still dates available in 2017

Budget: Room rental is $950 April-Oct. and $650 Nov.-March. Deluxe buffet menu starts at $21.95 per person. Discount for members and special afternoon pricing for events including bridal showers

What you'll get: Seating for up to 350, sit down or buffet-style dining, air conditioned ballroom

Menu prepared by: In-house Chef Jody Scott

Chef Jody Scott and Michelle Larson

724.222.0776

WYNDHAM GRAND PITTSBURGH DOWNTOWN

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Address: 600 Commonwealth Place, Downtown Pittsburgh

Cap your guest list at:

Secure your date: 18 months to even just a few months prior

Budget: Varies

What you'll get: Hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, premium alcohol, cake, Champagne toast, chiavari chairs, colored linens, up lighting, overnight stay

Menu prepared by: Executive Chef Dean Gress

Ashley Brown

412.594.5131