Weddings

Highgate Carriage House

Fairmont, WV View map Visit website
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

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.

Services Offered
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.

History
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3700.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3400.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3700.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$3400.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wifi

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December

Map

830 Walnut Ave Fairmont, WV, 26554
304-809-9962
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Highgate Carriage House frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Highgate Carriage House?

Highgate Carriage House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Highgate Carriage House in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Highgate Carriage House for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Highgate Carriage House for wedding events?

Highgate Carriage House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Highgate Carriage House offer?

Highgate Carriage House offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does Highgate Carriage House offer for wedding events?

Highgate Carriage House offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

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