If you’re hoping for a relaxed and casual big day, there’s no better location than a rustic wedding venue in Pittsburgh, PA. While there aren’t necessarily any barn venues located in the heart of Pittsburgh, there are many rustic spots relatively nearby. Your friends and family will love these venues’ laid-back feel and you’ll adore the beautiful natural scenery (hello amazing photo ops!).
Here are some of our favorite rustic wedding venues near Pittsburgh, PA.
Located in Friendsville, MD near Deep Creek Lake (less than two hours outside of Pittsburgh proper), this farm wedding venue offers the ultimate classic American barn setting. You’ll find ample outdoor space for ceremonies (and gorgeous portraits), and a rustic barn for receptions, complete with exposed wood beams. One of our favorite parts of this venue is the edgy-cool Silo Bar with its 200-year-old oak floors and stained glass windows. And it’s ideal if you’re hosting a larger wedding, with a capacity of just under 300 people.
This Uniontown family-owned farm venue is the ultimate rustic setting for your wedding day, featuring a pond, two barns, and accommodations for your friends and family. It also won a Couple’s Choice Award in 2018. With 70 acres of land, you’ll find lots of incredible opportunities for wedding party photos, and you’ll also love spotting the local wildlife, including deer, turkey, rabbits, and more! With a scenic outdoor setting for ceremonies and a well-appointed barn for receptions, this venue is available from May to October and has a capacity of 200 guests.
The Barn at Madison
Your wedding doesn’t have to be a single day—at the Barn at Madison, located less than an hour outside of Pittsburgh, you and your crew can spend your entire wedding weekend at the barn’s three-bedroom bridal suite. Outdoor wedding ceremonies are held under the pergola (don’t worry, there’s a Plan B in case of bad weather), and receptions are held in the Washington Dining Room and the Braddock Room. With a capacity of 170 guests, this venue offers truly stress-free wedding planning.
This 100-year-old barn, one of our favorite rustic wedding venues near Pittsburgh, PA, was recently renovated and offers a modern-rustic feel. The White Barn is fully climate-controlled to ensure your guests’ comfort. Ceremonies are typically held outdoors in the gazebo overlooking a pond, and receptions are held inside the barn. There’s an exclusive on-site caterer to make planning a breeze. Other amenities include a boat you can paddle around the pond (talk about an incredibly romantic photo op) and live chickens for a truly authentic farm feel. This venue can host 280 guests for your perfect wedding.
The White Barn at Lucas Farm
Located in Oakland, Maryland, this rustic wedding venue near Pittsburgh, PA offers all of the vintage and country charm you’re looking for in a barn location. We love the minimalist, all-white interior of the barn space, making it a perfect “blank slate” for you to decorate in any way you choose. And with 40 acres of land, you have ample options for photo backdrops and ceremony locations. Another fun feature—the White Barn at Lucas Farm offers its own rentals, providing a variety of unique décor pieces and vintage items to truly personalize your wedding to fit your style.
This barn wedding venue near Pittsburgh, PA is located near McConnell’s Mill State Park. This post-and-beam two-story barn offers full-service catering and is available for weddings from May through August. There are several outdoor locations for wedding ceremonies, including a gazebo, under a large oak tree and in a field. The barn may be used for ceremonies in inclement weather. Receptions are held in the barn, which features 7,000 square feet of event space, including a bar area and glass-enclosed deck. Couples rave about the “breathtaking scenery” and delicious food. This venue can also host bridal showers, or other special events.
Blue Moon Rising on Deep Creek Lake
If you’ve always dreamed of getting married in a woodland setting, you’ll love this rustic and unique venue in McHenry, Maryland. This intimate venue, with a capacity of 100 guests, has a camp-like feel, and you can rent 14 cabins for all of your guests to stay on premises for your whole wedding weekend—you can also host rehearsal dinners on site. Ceremonies are held in the woods surrounded by pine trees. Afterwards, guests enjoy cocktail hour in one of the teepee tents on premises. And wedding receptions are held in a tent and the barn.
Located in Champion, PA, this rustic wedding venue near Pittsburgh, PA is a historic working organic farm with a farmhouse, bunkhouse, springhouse, and large barn for your wedding day. With 52 acres of farmland, there are lots of outdoor photo backdrops to choose from, and couples rave about the incredible scenery. Overnight accommodations are available on site for added convenience (and fun!). This is one of the larger farm venues in the area, with a capacity of 400 guests.
Pinehall at Eisler Farms
A 2018 Couple’s Choice Award winner for Pittsburgh wedding venues, Pinehall at Eisler Farms is conveniently located in Butler, PA and is one of the most popular rustic wedding venues near Pittsburgh, PA. From the barn itself, which features seating for 180 guests, a wrap-around covered deck, a huge dance floor, and chandeliers. There’s also a well-appointed bridal cottage to host pre-wedding getting-ready festivities. You’ll also love the ample outdoor space, ideal for lawn games and even a fire pit for late-night s’mores.