14 Welcoming Winter Wedding Venues in Ohio

Stay warm and cozy in the Buckeye State.
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Jacqueline Mann
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Jacqueline Mann
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  • Jacqueline writes articles for The Knot Worldwide that cover an array of wedding-related topics.
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Updated Apr 29, 2024

There's something dreamy and comforting about planning a wedding in the colder months of the year. Capture this feeling at one of the stunning winter wedding venues in Ohio. Think warm fireplaces, white blanketed landscapes and rich wood accents.

When booking a wedding venue in Ohio, look for types of wedding venues that give you the option to host your ceremony and reception indoors. Gorgeous scenic settings for a cozy outdoor ceremony and photos are also a plus. Imagine a private country farm covered with snow or seeing white flakes fall on a panoramic view of the city.

Need help finding a winter wedding venue near you? These warm and welcoming sites in Ohio offer everything from chic downtown views to evergreen tree backgrounds.

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Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio

Whether you dream of a wedding surrounded by lush greenery or a rustic barn, consider this gorgeous winter wedding venue in Columbus, Ohio. The Franklin Park Conservatory accommodates up to 500 guests and has several indoor ceremony and reception spaces. The Grand Atrium is a modern room with a slate-tile floor, stunning glass ceiling and greenery accents. Use the grand double-staircase in the John F. Wolfe Palm House for photos and your ceremony entrance. This space has a romantic and tropical vibe with a towering glass roof and vibrant palm trees. Or rent the rustic Wells Barn built with historic hand-hew timber.

  • Guest Capacity: 190 guests for a seated reception and up to 500 guests for a standing reception

Darby House in Galloway, Ohio

Find seclusion away from noisy highways at this tranquil winter wedding venue in Ohio. Nestled on the banks of the Big Darby Creek, Darby House is a gated estate with room for 250 guests. The dining room is a warm and inviting space for your reception with refinished hardwood floors, a cozy fireplace, wood beam accents and floor-to-ceiling windows that let in views of snowy landscapes. Snuggle up outdoors for photos near the tree-lined lane, wooden bridges and calming creek.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Toledo Country Club in Toledo, Ohio

Toledo Country Club is a historic country club with several event spaces and room for up to 250 guests. The winter wedding venue in Toledo, Ohio is located on 10 manicured acres with stunning views of the Maumee River. Hold your celebration in the elegant main dining room with abundant natural light. The venue also offers smaller options for an intimate gathering, many with natural wood elements and a fireplace to keep you warm.

  • Guest Capacity: 10–250

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Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

Iconic and modern, the Contemporary Arts Center is an inspiring winter wedding venue in Cincinnati, Ohio. With room for up to 200 guests, the Kaplan Hall Lobby has an urban ambiance and glass walls that let in the views of the city (and a snowy sky if you're lucky). The versatile Black Box Performance Theater is a chic spot to host your cocktail hour. This space is also great for an after-dinner dance party.

  • Guest Capacity: 150–200 guests

Lakeview at WatersEdge in Hilliard, Ohio

Hold your celebration at a rustic, lodge-style Ohio winter wedding venue overlooking the lake. The indoor event space has exposed wood beams, lots of natural light, a stone fireplace and room for up to 250 guests. At Lakeview at WatersEdge, hold both your ceremony and reception indoors if the weather is chilly. The wrap-around deck is a lovely location for a cocktail hour with lake views.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

The Wellspring Ohio in Wooster, Ohio

Head out to the countryside for your winter wedding at The Wellspring Ohio. The landscape of tall evergreen trees, a large pond and nature trails is beautiful throughout the year. A window-lined chapel and modern reception hall provide indoor options for your wedding. View the 15-acre landscape from the wall of windows in the reception hall that seats up to 200 guests. The venue's neutral color palette helps the hues of your winter wedding centerpieces pop.

The Estate at Sunset Farm in Bellbrook, Ohio

The Estate at Sunset Farm is a timeless and elegant venue sitting on 162 acres of equestrian property. The Georgian-style architecture of the mansion provides a gorgeous setting, especially if you're looking for a Christmas wedding venue near you. Beautiful hardwood floors, a brick fireplace, a double curved staircase and two-story ceilings make up this home. Pose for photos or host an outdoor ceremony on the tree-lined lawn. Don't forget to make friends with the majestic Shire horses that roam the estate.

  • Guest Capacity: 50–350 guests

The Westin Great Southern Columbus in Columbus, Ohio

The Westin Great Southern Columbus is a luxurious winter wedding venue in Ohio located in downtown Columbus. With room for up to 300 guests, the grand ballroom is elaborately designed with marble flooring, stained-glass windows, floor-to-ceiling mirrors and ornate ceilings. This venue is also a striking backdrop for your New Year's Eve wedding photos. On-site overnight accommodations make it easy for guests to retire to their rooms after a night of dancing.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Nazareth Hall in Grand Rapids, Ohio

Nazareth Hall is a stunning Ohio winter wedding venue with many indoor and outdoor spots for wedding events and photos. Host a ceremony in the non-denominational chapel with stained-glass windows and a vintage chandelier. Or say your vows in the wooded outdoor grotto with a backdrop constructed of coral from the Mediterranean Sea. The historic 1927 venue accommodates up to 300 guests in the spacious, two-floor Ladyglen Ballroom. The night before your wedding day, host a rehearsal dinner for up to 55 loved ones in the Riverview Library.

  • Guest Capacity: 55–300 guests

Harvest Moon Venue in Ashland, Ohio

With room for up to 200 guests, the 1950s barn at Harvest Moon Venue is a rustic and romantic winter wedding venue in Ohio. Double barn doors lead to the outdoor ceremony space with angled wood benches and a tree-lined backdrop. From there, head to the chic cocktail lounge decorated with greenery ladders and inviting ambient lighting. Host your reception under a rustic, arched ceiling with whimsical lighting that gives the room a romantic vibe.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Canopy Creek Farm in Miamisburg, Ohio

Canopy Creek Farm is located on 24 acres of rolling hills, wildflower meadows and pastures with friendly horses. The scenic winter wedding venue in Ohio has several options for an outdoor ceremony, including the veranda with bistro lights and panoramic views. At sunset, walk down to the dock for photos overlooking a pond. Host up to 250 guests in the climate-controlled reception barn with 36-foot-tall vaulted ceilings and rustic chandeliers.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Alexandria's in Findlay, Ohio

Alexandria's venue spaces provide historic charm with a modern twist. This Ohio winter wedding venue can accommodate up to 200 guests. Celebrate with a backdrop of exposed brick walls, a large wood bar and gorgeous chandeliers in the Findlay Room. Or host a smaller gathering in the Brunswick Room's vintage bowling alley converted into an event space. Customize a menu with the in-house chefs to create a feast of fun winter wedding food.

  • Guest Capacity: 75–200 guests

The Union Club in Cleveland, Ohio

Founded in 1872, the spacious ballroom at The Union Club is an elegant wedding venue in Cleveland, Ohio. The dark wood architecture is original to the club and provides a rich backdrop for your winter wedding colors. Take a moment for photos on the marble staircase, which is often decorated during the holidays. The Union Club can accommodate up to 250 guests.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Historic Onesto Event Center in Canton, Ohio

Inspired by the Italian Renaissance and 1930s styling, Historic Onesto Event Center provides a backdrop of historic design and elegance. Upscale details include a grand marble staircase, relief details and cathedral ceilings. Host a reception for up to 250 guests in the grand ballroom and share your first dance on mahogany floors under crystal chandeliers.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

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