Posted: 09/07/2023

Historic Wedding Venues

Say your "I do's" surrounded by the rich history of Lancaster, Pennsylvania! With so many options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect location for your wedding.

Bluestone Estate in Lancaster County is a beautiful historic wedding venue.

Blue Stone Estate
Blue Stone Estate creates unforgettable weddings located on a beautiful, historic farm in the heart of Lancaster. The main house, built circa 1770 from local quarry bluestone has been lovingly restored and the original stone barn was built in 1822 and then restored in 2017. There is room for dancing and dining in the barn and with the pond, acres of rolling countryside, and beautiful courtyard spaces there are endless opportunities for your perfect outdoor ceremony.

Cameron Estate
Cameron Estate is a beautiful wedding location in Mount Joy, PA, with a history leading back to the 1700s. Choose from their outdoor Donegal Spring Garden or the indoor Conservatory for your ceremony, and then head to either the Spring View Ballroom or the Carriage House for the reception. No matter which you choose, your wedding will be elegant and unique at Cameron Estate.

Cork Factory Hotel
In Lancaster City is the Cork Factory Hotel, a historic site dating back to 1865 that once housed the Lancaster Cork Company. The Cork Factory Hotel offers several event spaces such as the Ballroom, the Warehouse, and more with a wedding suite and billiards suite for the bridal party to enjoy.

Historic Rock Ford
Historic Rock Ford in the 1790s home to General Edward Hand that sits on 33-acres of woodlands, gardens, and sits along the Conestoga River. Both the 18th-century barn and the grounds of the property are available to rent for your event up to 110 people.

The Inn at Leola Village - A Historic Hotel of America
Once an Amish tobacco farm is today a Luxury Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa that is part of the Historic Hotels of America. They offer specialty lodging, extensive Spa and Wellness Services, acres of perennial gardens, rustic Italian-inspired cuisine, and refined gatherings.

LancasterHistory and James Buchanan's Wheatland
Host an indoor event in the Ware Commons in LancasterHistory, surrounded by the county's deep and rich history. You can also host your ceremony and rehearsal dinner against the backdrop of the 15th President James Buchanan's home, Wheatland. You can also enjoy a cocktail hour on the Carriage House terrace.

Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum
Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum, in Manheim Township, can host both large and small ceremonies and receptions in their fire hall, yellow barn, and courtyard! The historic village collects, conserves, and interprets early Pennsylvania German culture and heritage from the 1750s.

Lititz Springs Inn & Spa
In quaint Lititz, PA you'll find the Lititz Springs Inn & Spa. The Inn has a variety of spaces such as their elegant ballroom, a regency room, and an outdoor patio for up to 150 guests.

Moonstone Manor
Moonstone Manor, in Elizabethtown, was voted Pennsylvania's most romantic wedding venue. The 1742 manor house offers 2-acres of land and the ability to host large ceremonies and receptions. There's multiple sites on the property for your ceremony, a woodland pavilion, and a beautiful tented location for your reception. You can also choose from elopement and intimate wedding packages if you're looking for a smaller event.

Railroad Museum of PA
This historic venue is perfect for your wedding. Celebrate with friends and family surrounded by railroad and locomotive history in beautiful Strasburg, PA. You can include museum tours for your guests and have the locomotives serve as a backdrop for your reception, or your decorations can make the trains "disappear". No matter you're interests, it's an amazing and large space for your day.

Stone Gables Estate
Stone Gables Estate, in Elizabethtown, has many different spaces to choose from for your wedding. The Star Barn, dating back to the 1870s, can set up to 600 people and features a beautiful Gothic Revival style. The estate is also home to Ironstone Ranch, boasting two barns and an orchard, and St. Michael's Vineyard, featuring a gazebo, corn crib, and more.

Strasburg Rail Road
Host your wedding at America's oldest operating railroad! Choose from the President's Car or one of the First Class cars for an intimate ceremony. Then, move on to the dining car for your reception. The Strasburg Rail Road is also a great option for vow renewals.

White Chimneys
White Chimneys, located in Gap, has a deep history dating all the way back to the 1600s connected to early colonial settlements and William Penn. Say your "I do's" under the pergola in the South Garden or by the lily pond in the North Garden, then head to the West Lawn or the Tobacco Barn for an elegant reception. There's even the option to include antique horse drawn-carriages in your wedding!

Conestoga House and Gardens
A gem in Lancaster, PA, the Conestoga House and Gardens has been beloved since the 1700s. The house was initially used as a tavern during the Conestoga Trade between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, then was an inn, and now is an 8-acre venue of grounds and gardens offering a stunning backdrop for your wedding.

Drumore Estate
Drumore Estate, in Pequea, prides itself on being a unique, elegant, and tailored wedding venue. They have several ceremony locations including their gardens, the Orangery, and the Grant Tent. Then you can move your reception into the mansion patio or the carriage house, the choice is yours! You can also pick from elopement, micro-wedding, and off-season packages.

Melhorn Manor
Melhorn Manor is a premier wedding and event venue in Mount Joy that was once a 200-acre farm dating back to 1750. Choose from the stone farmhouse, the equestrian barn, the tobacco barn and more for your special day.

William H. Montgomery House
The William H. Montgomery House, located within the Marriott at Penn Square, has been preserved in Lancaster City since it's development in the early 1800s and has been renovated extensively to provide a beautiful event space for up to forty people. You can also host an intimate rehearsal dinner in this historic home.

The Barn At Paradise Station
The Barn at Paradise Station is truly a charming and unique event space. Dating back to 1812, it has been meticulously updated with modern amenities to provide optimal comfort for guests. The elevator and mezzanine are just a few of the features that make this space stand out. And let's not forget about the breathtaking countryside views, featuring the nation's oldest short-line railroad, Strasburg Rail Road. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind venue for your next event, this is it. Just be sure to make your reservations in advance to secure your spot.

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