Best Dayton Wedding Venues
Regardless of the wedding inspiration you’re searching for, there are Dayton wedding venues that will make your dreams come true. From urban chic, to rustic elegance, to timeless beauty, we will find a venue that will be perfect for your wedding plans. Below you’ll see just a few of my favorite Dayton wedding venues. To learn more about each one, click the titles of the venues.
Each venue page is chock full of information that you’ll love as you plan your wedding! You’ll learn more about what they include, how many guests they can accommodate, and see some of the highlights them. And, along with the real wedding blogs you’ll find, you’ll see ways to get in contact with them and learn more from them directly.
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Top of the Market
Top of the Market boasts two spaces to host your wedding ceremony and reception with vibrant, industrial flair. What once began as a freight depot 106 years ago is now converted into one of Dayton’s historic downtown locations, perfectly located on the corner of Webster and Third. With its exposed brick, open rafters, and industrial vibes, Top of the Market is a must-see when deciding which Dayton wedding venue will the home of your wedding celebration.
Formerly a power generating plant, The Steam Plant is a newly renovated event venue that is unique and versatile. With its main floor boasting 30-foot high ceilings, arched windows that stretch nearly the full length from floor to ceiling, and a one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, two-story built-in bar, you won’t be disappointed with the modern twists of this industrial wedding venue!
Canopy Creek Farm
Nestled on 24 acres, this stunning country chic barn has it all. From its 36′ vaulted ceilings, complete with hanging chandeliers, to its magical outdoor wedding ceremony locations, you couldn’t ask for more in a wedding venue. Add in the magical backdrop of their horses, and you have a winning combination to delight not only you two, but your guests as well. Worried about rain on your outdoor wedding? Never fear; Canopy Creek is prepared for such an event! You’ll never have to worry about a thing when you choose Canopy Creek as your wedding venue.
Dayton Art Institute
With its stunning grandeur and endless options, the Dayton Art Institute provides a backdrop for your wedding day unlike any other. Whether your vision is for a marble Great Hall, or an outdoor ceremony surrounded by architectural beauty, DAI can fulfill any vision you have for your special day.
The Willow Tree
Imagine your wedding backdrop being gorgeous willow trees and a whimsical farmhouse. With its roots dating back to the 1830’s, The Willow Tree is nestled on 5 acres and full of picturesque places for your big day. After having a beautiful ceremony under the tree, head over the bridge to the Celebration Barn for a fantastic wedding reception. If the thought of a beautiful outdoor wedding excites you, and you also want to be safe and have an indoor backup option as well, The Willow Tree is a fantastic Dayton wedding venue to explore.
The Estate At Sunset Farm
Perfectly situated amongst willow trees and sweeping vistas, The Estate at Sunset Farm has a little bit of everything to offer to a potential couple. The Georgian-style manor is regal in its appearance, and the grounds offer many locations for beautiful outdoor ceremonies. Wooded grounds provide a fairytale backdrop, and if you’re an equestrian at heart, you’ll absolutely fall in love with their stunning Shire horses. There’s no bad spots at the Estate, and you’ll love your time there on your special day!
America’s Packard Museum
America’s Packard Museum is a car aficionado’s dream wedding venue! Built in 1917, the venue was originally a factory and dealership. Its history runs deep, and the owners are always ready to share its illustrious stories with you. With the largest collection of Packard automobiles in the world, you’ll be able to pose like rockstars with amazing cars, and your guests will enjoy the vibes of this venue all night long.
Canyon Run Ranch
If you’re searching for a magical wedding venue, look no further than Canyon Run Ranch! With its focus on being eco-friendly, the beautiful grounds, and thousands of twinkle lights to make any wedding magical, you’ll quickly fall in love with this hidden gem of a venue. Nestled within 162 acres of gorgeous countryside outside of Troy, Ohio, Canyon Run Ranch provides an incredible experience for couples from all over the globe.
The Secret Garden
One of the most beautifully places in Dayton, The Secret Garden can host the most incredible weddings. Built in 1947, the historic homestead is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. With a flexible outdoor event space, you have plenty of options to choose from for your ceremony and reception needs. Utilize the beautiful homestead as your getting ready area, and keep the entire wedding in once place. Enjoy your day each step of the way at the Secret Garden!
As a renovated 1800’s warehouse in the heart of Dayton, The Brightside is one of Dayton’s newest wedding venues! Boasting 30″ ceilings, exposed brick, wood beams, and a large chalk board wall to allow your guests to leave fun messages on your wedding day, the Brightside has renovated this space to be modern and fun. And, being right in the heart of Dayton, there are oodles of options to entertain your guests, whether they hang at the venue, or explore the surrounding blocks. Take a look at this fun venue, and fall in love for yourself!
The Grande Hall
Imagine being surrounded by breathtaking Art Deco architecture with a modern twist on your wedding day? Look no further than the Grande Hall in downtown Dayton! Filled to the brim with history, this is another incredible venue that is also on the National Register of Historic Places. If you want that timeless beauty you’ve envisioned, this is the venue for you.
A surreal historic estate nestled in the heart of Piqua, Ohio, The Orrmont Estate is a truly unique wedding venue. Boasting two different venue sites that are completely different to compliment the needs of their couples, the Orrmont has a stunning estate, as well as a round barn as options for your wedding day backdrop. Both are absolutely gorgeous, so you cannot go wrong either way!
Cedar Springs Pavilion
Is Tuscany your dream? Looking to find a way to incorporate a little Italian flair into your wedding here in the heart of Ohio? Look no further than Cedar Springs Pavilion! With its Tuscan-style, open air architecture, you’ll feel like you’ve brought a little bit of Italy right to this side of the pond. The perfect combination of nature and elegance, you’ll love the ambiance created at your wedding when you choose Cedar Springs Pavilion to be your venue.
Ready for a more unconventional wedding venue? Want to inspire curiosity and have a blast doing it? Check out Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! You can say “I do” under the stars in Dayton’s only planetarium, have a magical ceremony outside in the outdoor ampitheatre, or go all out in the 4,000 square foot main exhibit hall. Boonshoft Museum has a little of something for everyone, and your guests are bound to be talking about this unique wedding experience for years to come!
One of Kettering’s gems, Polen Farm is a stunning, historic 19th century farmhouse situated on 15 acres of land. Picturesque from the moment you pull in, to the barn and the homestead, you can’t go wrong with Polen Farm as the backdrop to your wedding day.