Historic Wedding Venues

Do you or your fiancé consider yourselves history buffs?

If so, why not get married at a historic venue? We highlight some of the country's best historic venues below so you can get married in the midst of a bygone era.



9 Historic Gems in San Antonio For Your Wedding

9 Historic Gems in San Antonio For Your Wedding

Whether you're a history buff, long for the glamour of a bygone era, or just want to celebrate in a place with stories to tell, you're in luck because San Antonio has a wealth of landmark wedding venues. From the infamous Alamo to a distillery boasting incredible architecture, you'll find spaces that are perfect for a grand affair or a cozy gathering.


16 Out-of-the-Box Wedding Venue Ideas

16 Out-of-the-Box Wedding Venue Ideas

If the vision you have for your wedding is far from cookie-cutter, start with an unexpected or unconventional venue! We've listed 16 ideas for nontraditional locations that will take your wedding to next-level status.


Distinctively Different: 10 Unique San Antonio Wedding Venues

Distinctively Different: 10 Unique San Antonio Wedding Venues

In a city as richly diverse as San Antonio, you’ll find a wealth of out-of-the-ordinary settings. San Antonio offers a surprising variety of unique places for a wedding, and we've selected a handful for you to check out.


Celebrate in "Old New York": 14 Historic and Landmark NYC Wedding Venues

Celebrate in "Old New York": 14 Historic and Landmark NYC Wedding Venues

Whether you’re a history buff, long for the glamour of a bygone era, or just want to celebrate in a place with stories to tell, you’re in luck—because New York City has a wealth of landmark wedding venues. From a Beaux Arts ballroom to a pastoral Renaissance Revival house, you’ll find spaces that are perfect for a grand affair or a cozy gathering. And to kickstart your search, we’ve curated a list of some of our faves.


6 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in Downtown Sacramento CA

6 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in Downtown Sacramento CA

Sacramento has been California's capitol since 1854, and its vibrant downtown area is home to some fantastic wedding venues where they take care of most of the details for you. From a historic 1890s mansion and turn-of-the century ballrooms to a waterfront riverboat and luxury hotel with a rooftop terrace, the city boasts a range of unique event spaces.


8 Timeless Connecticut Mansion Wedding Venues

8 Timeless Connecticut Mansion Wedding Venues

Connecticut's mansions make fabulous wedding venues because they have all the elements you could want: history, romance, and gorgeous grounds. You'll feel like you've stepped back in time as you say "I do" on the steps of a grand manor house, or dine and dance in rooms with vaulted ceilings, elaborate detailing, and period chandeliers. Host your celebration at one of these "genteel era" places for a truly special experience.


Luxury in Louisiana: 6 Gorgeous Private Estate and Mansion Wedding Venues

Luxury in Louisiana: 6 Gorgeous Private Estate and Mansion Wedding Venues

Want your wedding to have some serious southern style? Tie the knot at one of Louisiana's sprawling estates or magnificent mansions! Just think: romance in spades, columned porticos, gorgeous gardens, and moss-covered oaks. You'd be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful backdrop!


10 Marvelous Mansion Wedding Venues In Hudson Valley/Westchester NY

10 Marvelous Mansion Wedding Venues In Hudson Valley/Westchester NY

Want to feel like a VIP? Celebrate your big day at a mansion. We're talking history, romance, gorgeous grounds—it'll be like you've stepped back in time! Imagine posing for pix on a grand spiral staircase, saying "I do" on a hilltop lawn next to a manor house, or dining in a charming room filled with elegant period touches. You'll find all these options and more in our selection of Hudson Valley/Westchester Mansion wedding venues.


9 of Boston's Most Captivating Historic Wedding Venues

9 of Boston's Most Captivating Historic Wedding Venues

Dating back to 1630, Boston is one of the country's oldest cities, and for couples searching for a unique place to get married that's a very good thing. From elegant mansions and private estates to gilded-age hotels and a museum, Boston's historic wedding venues provide one-of-a kind settings filled with all the charm and opulence of a bygone era.


5 of Chicago's Best Historic Wedding Venues

5 of Chicago's Best Historic Wedding Venues

If you love the architecture, elegance, and opulence of the Gilded Age or glamorous 1920s, Chicago offers a wealth of historic wedding venues that will transport you to a bygone era.


9 Downtown Houston Wedding Venues With Style

9 Downtown Houston Wedding Venues With Style

Downtown Houston has a wealth of captivating wedding venues, from historic hotels and ballrooms to an industrial-chic fire station and regal theater. They all have plenty of style, and many come with city skyline views, lots of amenities, and so much more!


11 Florida Wedding Venues With Tons of History & Charm!

11 Florida Wedding Venues With Tons of History & Charm!

Bring a bit of the past into your present by hosting your wedding at one of Florida's fabulous historic venues. From a turn-of-the-century hotel and ancient monastery to private estate mansions and a waterfront museum, you have a wide variety of choices with lots of indoor and outdoor options for your event.


French Quarter Favorites: 9 NOLA Wedding Venues We Know You'll Love!

French Quarter Favorites: 9 NOLA Wedding Venues We Know You'll Love!

History, elegance, architectural splendor, romance, and fun are all reflected in the wedding venues you'll find in New Orleans' fabulous French Quarter. Your options range from a gorgeous century-old home and vintage hotel to the exuberant House of Blues. Lush landscaping and amazing food are also frequently part of the scene!


10 Historic Maryland Wedding Venues That Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

10 Historic Maryland Wedding Venues That Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Searching for a historic landmark or memorable estate in Maryland is like hitting the mother lode. And lucky for you, many of these treasures—some dating back as far as colonial times—are available for special events. So check out our list and have fun as you explore these great wedding venues.


Southern Charm at Its Best: 10 Historic Savannah Venues We Know You'll Love!

Southern Charm at Its Best: 10 Historic Savannah Venues We Know You'll Love!

Savannah boasts the largest National Historic Landmark District in the U.S. and it happens to be in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In addition to cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, and parks shaded by Spanish moss-laden oaks, you’ll find some captivating wedding venues.


California Capitol Gold: 8 Historic Sacramento Wedding Venues

California Capitol Gold: 8 Historic Sacramento Wedding Venues

It's hard to top Sacramento's rich and fascinating history—this is Gold Rush country, after all! Plus, it's one of the first areas settled in the state, and the longtime center of California's storied government. That means historic sites galore, from an opulent Victorian estate to a quaint vintage church.


New York's Rustic Wedding Gems: 23 Captivating Barns, Farms, and Historic Homes

New York's Rustic Wedding Gems: 23 Captivating Barns, Farms, and Historic Homes

With picturesque sites pre-dating the Revolutionary War, upstate New York is a treasure trove of historic farms, barns, and country manor homes. Surrounded by the awesome natural beauty of the Hudson River, crystalline lakes, and Catskill and Adirondack Mountain peaks, it's a four-season wonderland that's trending as a destination getaway and mecca for great organic food, wine, and sightseeing.


5 of Washington D.C.'s Best Historic Wedding Venues

5 of Washington D.C.'s Best Historic Wedding Venues

The D.C. Metro area is absolutely overflowing with wedding venues that highlight the city's unique role in American history. We've listed some of our favorites, from one of the city's earliest churches and a couple of mansions to a cutting-edge, globally-recognized trade center.


10 of Brooklyn's Best Wedding Venues

10 of Brooklyn's Best Wedding Venues

New York City's most populous borough has also become its hippest, most dynamic as well. The diversity of well-preserved historic neighborhoods, a thriving waterfront with spectacular views (including the Brooklyn Bridge and Lady Liberty), the magnificent oasis of Prospect Park, and the revitalized industrial areas pulsating with creative energy all provide unique settings for a wedding. All you have to do is pick a venue to match your vision!


San Francisco Treasures: 8 Historic and Dazzling Ballroom Settings

San Francisco Treasures: 8 Historic and Dazzling Ballroom Settings

The California Gold Rush brought people—and fortunes—west. Newly minted tycoons and industrialists flocked to San Francisco, anxious to show off their wealth, and by the turn of the century the city became known for its exuberant, extravagant architecture. Luckily, SF is still a treasure trove of these historic landmarks, hotels, and mansions—all of which offer spectacular ballroom settings for your wedding.


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