Ace Hotel

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh

120 S. Whitfield St., East Liberty


Cap your guest list at: 120 seated in the ballroom, much more if you are in the gym

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Depends on the date and time of event

What you’ll get: Setup/breakdown of the space; use of Ace’s inventory of chairs, tables and vintage furniture; WiFi; use of the hotel’s basic AV package

Menu prepared by: Whitfield restaurant chefs

Who you’ll work with: Jamie Hanson, event sales manager, 412.361.3300

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

10 Children’s Way, North Side


Cap your guest list at: 230

Secure your date: At least three months out

Budget: $2,500-$8,000 for space rental

What you’ll get: Rental space, tables and chairs. Other fees may apply.

Menu prepared by: Big Catering, Parkhurst, Rania or All in Good Taste Catering

Who you’ll work with: Jenna Shuknecht, 412.322.5058 x211,

Heinz History Center

Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St., Strip District


Cap your guest list at: 350

Secure your date: You never know! Call for availability

Budget: Locations range from $3,800-$10,000, price per person ranges from $130-$200

What you’ll get: Private room for wedding party, access to exhibits for all guests the day of the event, prior to the wedding; event coordinators,

Menu prepared by: Common Plea Catering

Who you’ll work with: Maura Minteer, 412.454.6435,

Mattress Factory

Mattress Factory Museum

500 Sampsonia Way, North Side


Cap your guest list at: Call for information

Secure your date: Nine months to a year in advance – but you never know, so call even if it is only a few months notice

Budget: $6,500 to rent the entire museum

What you’ll get: Five-hour rental, access to the tented Winifred Lutz Garden, museum lobby, cafe, patio and galleries; gallery attendants, security and on-site coordinator; tables and chairs

Menu prepared by: Preferred vendors. Couple provides own alcohol

Who you’ll work with: Amanda Reinard, 412.231.3169,

National Aviary

National Aviary

700 Arch St., North Side


Cap your guest list at: 150-500 depending on space utilized

Secure your date: At least 12 months in advance, more to be safe

Budget: $1,200-$4,250 base rental

What you’ll get: 5 hours private use, exclusive access to limited exhibits, seating for up to 200 guests set up prior to your arrival, podium and microphone, complimentary parking in the 65-space lot, security, event supervisor, animal staff and maintenance services. Add-ons include access to free-flight habitats and up-close encounters with National Aviary birds

Menu prepared by: Atria’s Catering

Who you’ll work with: Ashley Duncan, 412.258.9436,

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

One Wild Place, Highland Park


Cap your guest list at: Call for details

Secure your date: Currently accepting reservations through 2020 – call ASAP to ensure your preferred day

Budget: Starting at $65 per person

What you’ll get: Facility rental, shuttle for transporting guests on zoo grounds, dinner, table linens and place settings, tax, gratuity, all staffing

Menu prepared by: Taste

Who you’ll work with: Gabby Boldizar, 412.365.2536, 





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