Weddings - Scheduling

Step 1 : Availability

To hold your wedding or reception at the Ohio Statehouse, contact

Connie Derikito at 614/466-2125 or for wedding ceremony and reception availability and to answer additional questions.


Step 2 : Schedule a Site Visit

Seeing is believing! An Ohio Statehouse site visit to walk through the multitude of spaces that will be used for your special day is encouraged. Contact : 

Connie Derikito

Special Events Manager

Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

614/466-2125 or


Step 3 : Wedding Application Form & Paperwork

A wedding permit application and appropriate paperwork must be completed in order to reserve your wedding or reception date at the Ohio Statehouse. It is recommended that you submit your wedding permit application as far in advance as possible. 

The following paperwork must be received by CSRAB prior to your wedding or reception being scheduled: 


Step 4 : Deposit

A 10% deposit along with your completed wedding permit application and supporting documents will need to be received by CSRAB. Send to: 
Special Events
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board
Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4210
Checks should be made out to: Treasurer, State of Ohio 

All permissible events must be in accordance with CSRAB's General Rules, as set forth by the Ohio Legislature, as well as federal, state and local laws. All CSRAB fees will be billed to the applicant after their event. The full fee will be due prior to the scheduled wedding or reception.


Step 5 : Approving Your Wedding

Upon receipt of your completed wedding application materials and deposit, CSRAB will schedule a meeting with you and all the vendors associated with your wedding ceremony and/or reception to ensure that your day is special and worry free.


Step 6 : Catering For Your Special Day

Upon receipt of your completed application materials and deposit, you may begin working with any one of the eight Ohio Statehouse exclusive caterers on your menu, table sets and decor. Please note that Milo's Catering and Banquet Services holds the liquor permit and is required to provide alcohol service for all events on Capitol Square.