The Civic Club of Harrisburg is a historic event venue situated on the banks of the scenic Susquehanna River in beautiful downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The event spaces that the Civic Club of Harrisburg provides are The Overlook Ballroom and the lush private garden that sits on a half acre of property. This one of a kind event space is a lovely, tranquil, comfortable site for weddings throughout the year.
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The Civic Club of Harrisburg is a charming three-story Tudor-style manor that features a dramatic upper level ballroom and formal entertaining rooms on the first floor. The Overlook Ballroom stays true to its name and offers panoramic views of the Susquehanna River and the lovely private garden. The Civic Club of Harrisburg can has a capacity of 150 to 200 guests and you can enjoy both the dramatic ballroom and the formal, half acre garden. The ballroom features tall windows, elegant chandeliers, and a 300 square foot stage. The first floor of the building offers four rooms with easy access to the porch and garden areas. You can also admire the historic, handcrafted woodwork throughout the building. The large powder room can be used as a bridal suite if so desired. With both indoor and outdoor space, you can enjoy The Civic Club of Harrisburg no matter what season your wedding will take place.
The Civic Club of Harrisburg provides you with event rental services, but beyond that you can make use of outside vendors to help bring your big day to life.
The Civic Club of Harrisburg traces back to the early settlers of Harrisburg, and once belonged to William Reynolds Fleming in the early 20th century. Fleming called the home “Overlook” because it sits high on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The stately Tudor-style, stone structure, was often referred to as a “manor house” in historic documents. In 1914, Fleming’s widow, Virginia Hammond Fleming, decided to name the building The Civic Club of Harrisburg. The full title was given to the club in 1916. From then until now, the building has been maintained by the club’s members.
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The Civic Club of Harrisburg is a lovely venue. Situated right on the river and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The river view is a great advantage of this space, not to mention all the light that comes in through large windows in the main room upstairs. It is a perfect spot for a wedding celebration. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Dana is sure to help you plan your event and make a perfect celebration!
What a beautiful venue ( inside and outside! ) We have done many beautiful weddings and receptions at the Civic Club.....a great place along the beautiful Susquehanna River!
The Overlook Mansion is a wonderful place to have your event, whether it be a Rehearsal dinner, Wedding or Wedding Reception. Looking out over the beautiful Susquehanna River there is so much space to gaze out and watch the sunset. I highly recommend Overlook Mansion.
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- Bridal Suite
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- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
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- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- Event Rentals
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- Audio Equipment
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