Top Five Wedding Venues In Dayton

Searching for good wedding venues in any city can be tricky.  In a city the size of Dayton, Ohio, there can be hundreds of good, bad and ugly wedding venues.  Fortunately, Kevin Lush Photography, popular Dayton photographer, has put together a list of the top 5 wedding venues in the Dayton, Ohio area. Benefits of each Dayton wedding venue are listed such as air conditioning, venue size and outdoor features.  Each of these wedding venues in Dayton Ohio has pros and cons, and your experience may differ from what I has experienced.

5.   Benham’s Grove / Benhams Grove Centerville

  • Centerville, Ohio

  • Historic home (medium)

  • Barn (small)

  • Pond

  • Tent

  • Gazebo

  • Outdoor area (small)

  • Air conditioned (bridal suites and prep areas only)

  • Drawback: Small patio makes it less than ideal for large parties (although there is a larger tent)

4.   The Willow Tree Tipp City Ohio

  • Historic home (mostly not open to bridal party)

  • Barn (large)

  • Pond, creek

  • Tent

  • Outdoor area (small)

  • Air conditioned (bridal suite only)

  • One of the best (if not the best) wedding venues in Tipp City Ohio

  • Drawback: Almost no inside prep space

3.   Polen Farm Kettering Ohio / Polen Farms Kettering Ohio

  • Historic home (large)

  • Barn (large, 2 story)

  • Tent

  • Gazebo

  • Outdoor area (medium)

  • Air conditioned (bridal suites and prep areas only)

  • Drawback: It is heavily used for weddings, so images may not be as unique as less used venues

2.   Canopy Creek Farm In Miamisburg Ohio

  • Large, three-year-old custom event barn

  • Pond and creek

  • Outdoor area (large)

  • Air conditioned (all indoor areas)

  • Drawback: Very popular and books up very far in advance

1.    Dayton Art Institute

  • Nearly the entire building can be rented for events

  • Great Hall is excellent for cocktail hour

    • Gothic Cloister provides huge amount of well-lit reception space

  • Bridal portraits can be taken in front of museum exhibits such as paintings and sculptures

  • Staff is top notch

  • Drawback: Cost

Top Five Wedding Venues In Dayton