Highgate Carriage House is a historic wedding venue located in Fairmont, West Virginia. With a Tudor Revival ambiance, breathtaking architecture, and over 100 years of history, Highgate Carriage House is committed to excellence, and endeavors to make your wedding an unforgettable event.
Facilities and Capacity
Highgate Carriage House offers a variety of indoor and outdoor space that comfortably accommodates up to 300 guests. Up to 150 inside the Carriage House for a sit down dining reception, and up to 300 in the frame tent on the upper lawn (available seasonally.) The surrounding estate features beautiful iron gates, a fence, and an immense, multi-gabled mansion. The Carriage House features a terra cotta roof, verdigris copper accents, and trademark Tudor Revival style architecture. The gardens, available seasonally, are also used for ceremonies and receptions of up to 300 guests.
Highgate Carriage House provides a variety of packages for ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties of all sizes. Elopements are also welcome. All packages include access to a bridal suite, indoor reception area, indoor lounge/bar area, tables, chairs, wireless internet, lighting, and complimentary parking. Outside vendors are welcome, and a preferred vendor list for caterers is provided upon booking. Covered outdoor package consist of a 40'x100' framed tent with a capacity of 300 guests.
Highgate Carriage House was built in 1908. Established by businessman James Edwin Watson, and designed by Horace Trumbauer, Highgate Carriage House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Watson was the founder of the Consolidation Coal Company. Friends of High Gate and the Vandalia Heritage Foundation have since partnered together to continue the preservation and restoration of the carriage house.