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Top 10 Harrisburg Wedding Venues for Your Special Day

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is known for its charming scenery and industrial heritage. Some may travel here to sightsee some of its historical landmarks, such as the National Civil War Museum and the State Museum of Pennsylvania, or to view the natural waterfronts of the Susquehanna River. There are also plenty of gorgeous Harrisburg wedding venues that feature waterfront views and historic buildings.

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When searching for the perfect wedding venue, you may want to consider numerous features: the venue’s architecture, the price, and the package offers. However, in my opinion, it is always essential to discover the history of the area in which your venue is located to really get a sense of the atmosphere you will be marrying in. 

Luckily for you, this list of wedding venues will aid you in your search for the perfect destination. Not only will you fall in love with the venues, you will find yourself reading in awe of the city’s historical significance. Check out my list of the best Harrisburg, PA wedding venues below!


Harrisburg, PA Wedding Venues

  1. Best Western Premier- The Central Hotel & Conference Center
  2. City House Bed & Breakfast
  3. Colonial Golf & Tennis Club
  4. Hilton Harrisburg Hotel
  5. Historic King Mansion
  6. John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion
  7. Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
  8. The Civic Club of Harrisburg
  9. The Manor at Mountain View
  10. Hotel Hershey


Best Western Premier – The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 E Park Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: (717) 561-2800
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Located minutes from the Pennsylvania State Capital and downtown Hershey, Best Western Premier is an elegant, vintage-themed venue for your upcoming wedding. With a brick wall interior, gorgeous hanging light fixtures, and intimate lounging areas, you are sure to love the tasteful layout.

You may even be surprised to discover that the lobby area makes the perfect place for wedding photos with its antique design and featured backdrops of arched architecture and elements of greenery. 

Apart from rooming service at your very own wedding, Best Western Premier offers many perks for your big day. The ballroom for your ceremony and reception is exactly 9,100 square feet wide and accommodates up to 500 guests.

If you are planning to throw an intimate cocktail party, the venue offers a great area for the event in the beautiful conference board room. Last, but not least, Best Western Premier provides catering with a luxurious menu that can suit the palette of any couple. 


City House Bed & Breakfast

915 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone: (717) 903-2489
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Within walking distance of Harrisburg’s entertainment attractions, such as the Midtown Scholar Bookstore and Midtown Cinema, The City House Bed & Breakfast is a historic venue that was built in 1925. Although the house was modernized to become a bed and breakfast for the public, the venue still upholds that vintage charm that creates a cozy atmosphere for any small wedding.

From the brick wall exterior, black-iron gates, and soaring, arched windows, there are an abundance of backdrops that are perfect for your wedding photoshoot.

The standard price for a four-hour wedding (one hour preparation, two hour wedding, and one hour cleanup) at City House Bed & Breakfast is $425. It is $75 per extra hour, if you do wish to have a longer wedding day. The house comes with a yard, tent, and terrace for an outdoor option, as well.

To add on, you even have the choice to rent the kitchen area for your reception dinner. As an extra, the venue will provide table linen, china, and other small details that every wedding may need. 


Colonial Golf & Tennis Club

4901 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 657-3212
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If you are looking for a venue for your outside wedding, Colonial Golf & Tennis Club is the ideal destination for you. With acres of rolling hills and gorgeous greenery, you can have the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony. For your reception, head inside to dine in at the venue’s elegant, upscale ballroom that caters to decor and cuisine. 

Since the golf courses are so expansive, this venue is suitable for large weddings. Even the ballroom accommodates up to 300 guests for your reception dinner.

The best part is- you don’t have to be a club member of Colonial Golf & Tennis Club to host your wedding here. They accept all couples and even provide a wedding coordinator to help decorate and plan. 


Hilton Harrisburg Hotel

1 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 233-6000
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Another upscale wedding venue that you will fall in love with is the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel. Near Gettysburg National Park, Hershey Park, and Lancaster Amish Country, this venue makes a tasteful location for your romantic wedding day. The interior consists of charming hardwood floors, glamorous light fixtures, and even an open bar and kitchen. 

The Hilton Harrisburg Hotel has a capacity of 341 guest bedrooms and one bridal suite for overnight events. As for the ceremony and reception, there are two major ballrooms. The Harrisburg Ballroom accommodates large weddings, holding up to 800 guests.

The Pennsylvania Ballroom is a more intimate choice, with a capacity of 360 guests. With the wedding package, you will get everything from catering to design services. 


Historic King Mansion

2201 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 831-8744
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Right off the Susquehanna River in downtown Harrisburg lies the Historic King Mansion that was built in 1923 for the corporate tax attorney, Horace B. King. This regal venue is perfect for the romantic, and intimate, wedding scene.

With riverfront views, royal staircases, and modern designs mixed with vintage charm, you will have endless indoor and outdoor locations at this mansion that will serve as the perfect backdrop on your elegant wedding day. 

The Historic King Mansion offers ten and a half hours of property use, including setup, six event hours, and cleanup. You will also receive a complimentary rehearsal dinner at least one month before the wedding. As a unique perk, there are different rooms for not only your ceremony and reception, but also for your bridal parties such as The Loft, Billiard Room, Drawing Room, and Study. 


John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion

219 S Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: (717) 233-3462
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Another historical mansion that will captivate you is the John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion that was built in the early 1700s for John Harris, Sr., the first European immigrant in Harrisburg. The interior layout reflects the historic charm with distressed hardwood, intricate wallpapers, and narrow, European staircases, making for the perfect backdrops in your wedding photos. 

The John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion offers multiple rooms for your individual wedding events. The Victorian Parlor can be utilized for the ceremony, the Dining Room is great for small receptions, and The Solarium can be used for cocktail parties or brunch activities. The venue has a capacity of 100 guests standing and 90 sitting guests. 


Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

4650 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: (717) 564-5511
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Located near the Pennsylvania State Capitol and Gettysburg Battlefield Tours, Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel offers a quaint wedding ceremony and reception. You can choose to host your wedding anywhere between the modern design of the upscale Pennsylvania Ballroom or the rustic atmosphere of the outdoor terrace. 

With your Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel wedding package, you will receive a wedding coordinator, decor, cake, personalized website for guest room block, and more. This venue caters to every couple with white glove service to make the wedding run smoothly.

Furthermore, the indoor capacity for the wedding is 200 guests. As an added feature, the venue welcomes Indian Weddings with extensive knowledge of the Indian customs and traditions.


The Civic Club of Harrisburg

612 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 234-6736
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Once called “Overlook” for sitting on the high banks of the Susquehanna River, The Civic Club of Harrisburg is a historical venue that was built in the early 20th century. Now, the event space contains the “Overlook” ballroom that redefines elegance with its wood stained floors, natural lighting, and soaring windows.

For an outside wedding, you can take a step out into the front lawn that grows luscious gardens and contains a beautiful riverfront for your wedding photos. 

The entire venue can accommodate 150 to 200 wedding guests, but you will have to rent chairs for outdoor weddings. To help prepare for the wedding, the bride will receive her very own powder room to dress for the big day. Other features include a wrap-around porch, a grand baby piano, and audio-visual equipment for rental. 


The Manor at Mountain View

2201 Fishing Creek Valley Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 701-5982
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The Manor at Mountain View lies on acres and acres of beautifully gardened land, where a gorgeous, rustic manor lies for a captivating venue. There are a hefty amount of beautiful backdrop opportunities for your wedding photoshoot, including the bridge that overlooks the scenic greenery and the regal, wood-paneled exterior arch that lets in natural lighting.

Between the country charm and modern designs, this venue captures all the beauty any couple would fall in love with on their wedding day. 

With over 10 acres of land and a 15,000 square foot building, The Manor at Mountain View can accommodate large wedding parties of up to 600 guests. Both the bride and the groom get their own private rooms for pre-wedding dressing and entertainment. With the wedding package, you will have on-site catering, a wedding coordinator, inside or outside venue options, and more. 


Hotel Hershey

100 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 533-2171
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Just a short drive from Harrisburg, Hotel Hershey is an enchanting, historic venue that has provided an upscale atmosphere since 1933. Whether you choose to hold your wedding in the romantic, European-inspired ballroom or to have an outside wedding on the starlit terrace, Hotel Hershey provides all of the beautiful scenery you will need for your wedding day. 

The Hotel Hershey can hold up to 250 guests in the main reception ballroom, but pricing may be lowered for smaller wedding parties. With the wedding package, the staff will dutifully prepare your reception cuisine and your wedding cake. As a bonus, you will even have access to the Spa at Hotel Hershey, for a little pre-wedding relaxation party. 


Final Thoughts

From riverfront views to rustic interior designs, there is no limit to what Harrisburg has to offer concerning wedding venues. Take a trip to Pennsylvania in order to find some of the nation’s most beautiful venues for your big day. 

Need more information on wedding venues? Find tips on everything from how to choose wedding colors to suit your venue to how much you can expect to pay for your venue here on Yeah Weddings.

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