City or urban weddings have their own unique charm and setting – whether you’re into more modern architecture or you prefer glittering city lights over landscapes out in the countryside – and living in or around Pittsburgh, you’re in luck!
Fabulous downtown settings and views are found all around Pittsburgh – hold your gorgeous wedding right on the riverfront with the city skyline serving as the backdrop by choosing a location such as the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, or even the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown which offers some pretty amazing views. If you’re still trying to decide where to hold your wedding ceremony or reception, here are some of the top downtown Pittsburgh wedding tips to consider:
Views – If you love a city view, you can’t go wrong with the Pittsburgh skyline! From beautiful industrial colors to an assortment of buildings and landmarks, there’s something amazing in every picture to capture on your special day. Open spaces, such as hotel rooftops, also provide exceptional opportunities for lighting, day or night. There’s something special about having timeless wedding photos with the Pittsburgh skyline – whether it remains the same in the decades to come or it changes with progress, it will definitely mark a moment in time with your wedding photography.
Accommodations – Hosting a downtown Pittsburgh wedding comes with a wide number of amenities for you and your guests. There are plenty of hotels that meet a range of budgets, not to mention dozens of restaurants and entertainment possibilities to consider. Are your guests coming to partake in festivities in the days leading up to the wedding? With a Pittsburgh wedding, you’ll have the opportunity to show them around – take them to a baseball or football game, city landmarks or any of your other favorite spots to give them a peek into your daily life.
Transportation – Just as there are plenty of options with hotels and restaurants, holding a wedding in downtown Pittsburgh makes it even easier in terms of transportation. With a major airport and connected transportation, guests can arrive and leave town with ease – perfect when you’re hosting family from all over the country!
Aside from the Pittsburgh city skyline itself, there are many urban locations in the surrounding area that create magical backdrops for wedding photos, whether you want something lush like a city park or more industrial – contact me for some ideas if you’re in the planning stages of your wedding!