Most Affordable Wedding Venues in Columbus Ohio

Affordable Wedding Venues in Columbus Ohio

If you’re on a tight budget and searching around for affordable wedding venues, you’ve come to the right place!

We’ve compiled a list below of the Top 10 most affordable wedding venues around Columbus, Ohio including pricing for each of the respective venues. For more info, click on the venue name.


1. Everal Barn and Homestead (Westerville, Ohio)

Everal Barn and Homestead - Wedding Venue - Westerville, Ohio

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this beautiful property is a hidden gem among affordable venues around Central Ohio. It is the perfect location for weddings and receptions.

Located right off Cleveland Avenue in Westerville, Ohio, it’s conveniently situated within Brooksedge Park. With rates as little as $80 @ hour, it is certainly one of the most affordable wedding venues we were able to find here in Central Ohio.


2. Taylor Mansion (Columbus, Ohio)

Taylor Mansion - Affordable Wedding Venue - Columbus, Ohio

This charming restored mid-19th century mansion has been a long-time favorite for wedding couples over the decades. The historic mansion’s front courtyard serves as a popular location for wedding ceremonies. The property in the back of the mansion has a covered event pavilion for receptions with seating for up to 300 guests.

Rental fees range from $275 to $2,400 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours.


3. Hoover YMCA Park (Lockbourne, Ohio)

Hoover YMCA Park - Affordable Wedding Venue in Central Ohio

The Hoover YMCA Park just south of Columbus is one of our most popular picks for affordable wedding venues. We are asked to DJ at the Optimist Lodge several times each year. For your wedding ceremony, the gazeebo is just a short walking distance away. Receptions take place in either the rustic Optimist Lodge or the more modern Edgar W. Ingram Jr. Leadership Retreat Center.

Rates as low as $100 @ hour. Capacity: 100 guests


4. York Golf Club (Columbus, Ohio)

York Golf Club Ceremony - Affordable Wedding Venue in Columbus Ohio

Another often over-looked wedding venue is The York Golf Club. Conveniently located at Route 23 & I-270, it’s a place your guests can easily find. They host a wide array of events year-round. Their spacious Terrace Room is large enough to comfortably hold 200 guests.

All events must end by midnight. The rental fee is $1,000 for a ceremony & reception and includes up to 5 hours. The fee for just a ceremony is only $300.


5. Pickerington Senior Center (Pickerington, Ohio)

Pickerington Senior Center | Affordable Wedding Venue in Pickerington Ohio

We’ve had the pleasure of providing DJ services at events before at the Pickerington Senior Center. This modern 4,000 square foot, air-conditioned venue is ideal for weddings, birthdays, anniversary parties, and more. With ample parking, few restrictions, and reasonable rates, it definitely makes our Top 10 List of the Most Affordable Wedding Venues in Columbus! Call (614) 837-3020 for more details!

Rates: $600 for a 5-hour reception
Security Deposit: $500 (refundable)


6. Westerville Community Center (Westerville, Ohio)

Westerville Community Center | Affordable Wedding Venues in Westerville Ohio

We’ve added The Westerville Community Center as another inexpensive option in Westerville, Ohio. Situated on 25 acres between two ponds, this affordable venue is a photographer’s dream for wedding pictures inside and out.

From large multi-purpose rooms to individual smaller-sized rooms, The Westerville Community Center can accommodate guests both large & small. Rental rates starting as low as $300 for Westerville residents.


7. VFW Hall Post 9473 (Reynoldsburg, Ohio)

VFW Hall Post 9473 | Affordable Wedding Venue in Reynoldsburg Ohio

There are many American Legion and Veteran of Foreign War Posts around Central Ohio to choose from. J.T. Michaels has played ’em all…from Grove City, Whitehall, Delaware, West Jefferson and Hilliard to Lockbourne, Westerville, and Gahanna. We’ve chosen a local favorite…VFW Hall Post 9473 in Reynoldsburg, Ohio with bartending and catering services available.

Rates: $100 @ hour. Capacity: 200 guests


8. Blacklick Woods Golf Course (Reynoldsburg, Ohio)

Blacklick Woods Golf Course | Affordable Wedding Venue in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Located in Reynoldsburg, Ohio and part of Columbus Metro Parks, The Blacklick Woods Golf Course is an affordable choice for many brides. The Banquet Room can hold up to 99 guests. Some amenities include overhead sound system, projector screen, gas fireplace, and wi-fi. Other options available on-site are the Amphitheater, Lakeside Pavilion, Pine Pavilion, and Covered Bridge.

Rates starting at $250 (both half & full day rental available)


9. North Bank Park Pavilion (Columbus, Ohio)

North Bank Park Pavilion | Affordable Wedding Venue in Columbus Ohio

One of our most popular picks is North Bank Park Pavilion operated by the City of Columbus. With spectacular views of downtown, this modern venue with urban appeal has everything you need. The staff is helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. Rent this facility any day of the week. Just remember there’s a six-hour minimum on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Table & chair setup is included.

Rates: $125 @ hour (Mon – Thur), $225 @ hour (Fri – Sun)


10. Haimerl Center (Columbus, Ohio)

Haimerl Center | Affordable Wedding Venue in Columbus Ohio

The Haimerl Center is a spacious 5,000 square foot facility with a large 1,200 square foot dance floor. It accommodates 350 people comfortably.  There is a bride’s room, extra meeting space, and plenty of parking space available. Windows cover two entire walls of the building. Tables and chairs are included. The Haimerl Center is at 1429 Morse Rd. in Columbus, OH.

Rates: $250-$950 depending on the day of the week


We hope our list of affordable wedding venues around Columbus, Ohio comes in handy. From city parks to VFW halls, there’s plenty of amazing locations to fit your budget.


Money-Saving Tip: Book your wedding between Monday-Thursday to save money. Weekday weddings have become more common in recent years with couples wanting to keep costs down.



Content subject to change. Rental rates & info obtained from the venue’s perspective websites are believed to be current at the time of posting. Please check directly with the particular venue to ensure accuracy.


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