A serene resort that combines old world charm and affordable luxury sounds like a great place to get married, doesn't it? Well, it exists and it's not that far from Pittsburgh! Located just one hour outside the city in Blairsville, Chestnut Ridge Resort provides breathtaking views and upscale service, a winning combination that makes for a wonderful wedding day. Whether it starts with a ceremony on the greens overlooking the mountain tops or ends with a reception in one of their four elegant ballrooms, a special event hosted at Chestnut Ridge is always spectacular. Perhaps because the venue's best feature is its versatility. No matter your desired style, scenery, set-up, or size, Chestnut Ridge can work for just about any couple with any taste. A golf course, conference center, hotel, and spa all rolled into one, the resort offers your guests plenty of things to do while also giving them all the comforts of home. For those couples looking for relaxation, beauty, luxury, and fun, this venue is a must see!
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Tell me a little bit about your company!
Spectacular Weddings Happen at Chestnut Ridge! We are a full-service wedding venue with beautiful views, elegant and versatile banquet rooms, experienced event consultants and the area's widest array of on-site amenities, including a spa and salon, two golf courses and a Hampton Inn & Suites right on the property. Chestnut Ridge is the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.
Ask about our Winter Promotion available for weddings held November through March!
What makes your work unique? Why should brides and grooms hire you?
Chestnut Ridge Resort is a golf resort, conference center, and spa all wrapped up into one! We cater not only to high-ranking corporate companies delivering leadership retreats, conferences, and summits but we specialize in one-of-a-kind wedding experiences. We are one of the only venues in western Pennsylvania that allows you to have a complete wedding experience right on site – from getting ready and cocktails with your bridal party, to a ceremony, reception, guest hotel rooms just steps away, a farewell brunch, and a round of golf the next morning. There is even a fitness center and indoor pool right on site to entertain the kids and work up a quick sweat. We are truly an all-inclusive wedding resort.
What is your ideal client like?
The couple looking to provide their guests with an experience of celebration, relaxation, and fun all rolled into one. Our couples appreciate old world charm, affordable luxury, and they care about the experience their family is having – sometimes all weekend long!
What about winter weddings?!
We wish couples knew what a gorgeous wedding event they could (very affordably!) have during the winter season. Most couples opt for warm-weather events; however, we offer many incentives for winter weddings held November through March. And our scenery looks amazing year-round.
Is there a particular wedding style that is best suited for your venue?
No, each event is fully customize-able to suit.
What is your venue's best feature?
Our universality! Our event spaces are adaptable to any type of event and set-up. We also combine an amazing setting with convenient location. We have a gorgeous mountain backdrop with rolling golf courses, and we are at a crossroads within minutes to many major locations – Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Monroeville, Indiana and Johnstown.
What is the maximum capacity?
350 for a seated wedding reception
Can a ceremony be held at your venue?
Yes, absolutely, indoors or out!
Do you have a list of preferred vendors or are couples free to hire anyone?
They can hire anyone they choose, but we are happy to provide referrals for vendors that have successfully worked events at the resort in the past.
What is the parking situation like?
We have ample parking space, all of which is free, off-street, and self-serve.
Can clients bring in their own alcohol?
All alcohol must be purchased and provided by the caterer.
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