Weddings and Receptions at the Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse, with its obvious grandeur, is available to serve as your perfect wedding location - an experience that will be unparalleled. The Statehouse is available for your ceremony, reception or both! 

The elegance of the Ohio Statehouse captures the most esthetically pleasing dream. The Statehouse embodies the perfect locale for a wedding ceremony and reception with its Greek Revival architecture and appealing exterior landscape. The beauty of your day becomes elaborate. The memory of bride, groom, friends and family will never fade. The opportunity to wed or hold a reception in the Statehouse lay hidden from July 1870 until May 2007. 

The number of available wedding dates is limited due to the Statehouse's remarkable and one of a kind attributes. Don't settle for anything less than a most memorable wedding and reception. Couples may choose from a variety of venues including the Capitol Atrium, North and South Atrium Porches, Rotunda, State Room, Ladies' Gallery and the Exterior Plazas. 


Statehouse Wedding Videos

A wedding at the Ohio Statehouse is designed to be a historic affair. Your wedding will capture the elegance and beauty of Ohio's most beautiful wedding venue. Imagine your wedding and reception at Ohio's Capitol by viewing these short videos.


Ohio Statehouse Wedding Contact Information

Amanda Mikkelson
Special Events Coordinator
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215-4210
(614) 466-2251


Wedding Amenities

The Ohio Statehouse wedding package includes facility and equipment rental, including sound system and decor to make your ceremony and reception a success. The wedding package includes: 

  • Facility Fee
  • One and one-half hour rehearsal
  • Electrical hook-up
  • Labor cost for set up, break down and clean up
  • Statehouse Special Events staff member
  • Security
  • Parking for up to 275 guests during the event time only
  • Sound systems (includes mixer, microphones and speakers)
  • Unity candle table (Rotunda)
  • Tables
  • White padded chairs in the Rotunda for the ceremony
  • Gray Chairs in the Atrium for the reception
  • Platform risers
  • Coat racks
  • Keyboard
  • Rotunda decor
  • Access to one changing room for the bridal party

Wedding Favor Gifts

The Statehouse Museum Shop offers a wide variety of unique items that can be used for recognizing or rewarding individuals in your wedding party or simply providing a bit of memorabilia to each guest attending your special day. 

Visit the on-line Statehouse Museum Shop at or call Becky Wildman, Museum Shop Manager, for a personal consultation at 614/728-9770. The shop is located on the ground level of the Ohio Statehouse. 

The Ohio Statehouse is located at:
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4210
The Ohio Statehouse is located in the center of downtown Columbus, at the corner of Broad and High Streets.