7 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Ohio

Whether you can’t imagine not celebrating your wedding outside or you are looking for a perfect summer wedding venue with gorgeous views, you’re bound to love these top outdoor wedding locations in Ohio!

Take a look at some of our favorite venues in this beautiful Midwestern state to help start your wedding plans.

Greenacres Arts Center | Cincinnati

If you’re hoping to host your wedding at an elegant location with a truly magical and vintage feel — all while being outdoors — this might be it. From the lush gardens and the old manor house built of stone, to the fountains and grand piano, this venue is a perfect blend of history and modern elegance.

Lago Custom Events, Aloft Hotel | Downtown Cleveland

Want to take advantage of the warmer weather and enjoy sweeping views of Lake Erie? Consider the Aloft Hotel in Downtown Cleveland! This wedding venue has a large outdoor veranda overlooking the lake and lots of space for a large wedding. It’s great for couples who want a good balance of natural light, modern architecture, or lake and city views.

Burton’s Bamboo Garden | Morrow

For a venue like no other in the Midwest, head on over to the only bamboo garden anywhere in the area! Between the 7-acre lake, a bamboo woodland growing all around the property and antique Chinese statues onsite, this venue is an ideal spot for those wanting an intimate (and maybe peaceful!) vibe on their wedding day — just perfect for boho brides.

Canyon Run Ranch | Pleasant Hill

For a more intimate ceremony in the countryside, there are few venues better than the Canyon Run Ranch in Ohio. Enjoy wooded hillsides, running streams and waterfalls, and over 150 acres of views. And if you want an indoor/outdoor combination for your reception, the Barn offers you the opportunity to still feel like your outdoors while having shade overhead.

Cleveland Botanical Garden | Cleveland

What better place to have an outdoor wedding than in a botanical garden? Surround yourself with lush flowers, ponds, pebble stone pathways, waterfalls and more at this gorgeous garden wedding venue!

The Renaissance Hotel | Columbus

For couples who love the city life, an outdoor patio on the roof of a stunning hotel may be a great fit! The Renaissance Hotel in Columbus offers a Cityview Terrace, complete with views of downtown and Capitol Square. There’s even room for up to 350 guests!


Franklin Park Conservatory | Columbus

While the Palm House and Grand Atrium at this conservatory are technically enclosed, they still give an organic vibe for those who love nature and lots of greenery. You also can choose to get married outside on one of the terraces, lawns or gardens with one of the stunning greenhouses as your backdrop!

Contact the Best Wedding Florist in Ohio

Florals and greenery can make your special day stand out in a unique way that you’ll remember for years to come. Whether you already have floral ideas in mind for your wedding or you are hoping to achieve a specific look and feel, reach out to Roots Floral Design for elegant and romantic bouquets, ceremony backdrops and more for a truly beautiful wedding in Ohio!

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