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Top 5 Dayton Area Wedding Venues

With finding a wedding venue being one of your biggest decisions, I am here to help you narrow down exactly what you are searching for and ease the confusion. Give yourself five minutes and read through this short and sweet list of the top 5 venues in the Dayton area. Feel free to click on the linked websites to contact the venue directly. Happy wedding planning!

1. The Estate at Sunset Farm – Bellbrook, Ohio

The Estate at Sunset Farm is a romantic and elegant backdrop to match your wedding day. Featuring willow and oak trees, and Georgian-style architecture make the first impression. Open all year round, the farm is a vestile to cater intimate and lavish events. The Georgian-style Estate Home comfortably fits dinner for 300 as well as an outdoor option.


3669 Centerville Rd., Bellbrook, Ohio 45305 | 937.553.3669

Images courtesy of www.sunset.farm

2. The Steam Plant – Dayton, Ohio

This newly renovated building once a power generating plant, is your venue if you are looking for an elegant and urban feel to your wedding day. While small intimate gathers are welcome, The Steam Plant is large enough to hold up to a 350 seated guest or a 500 person reception.


617 E 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402 | 937.985.0617

Images courtesy of www.thesteamplant.com

3. The Honey Farm – Lebanon, Ohio

This thirty-acre farm is located on the edge of Lebanon and Springboro. Featuring a large pond, several barns, gazebo, open fields, a winding creek, and a wildflower field for portraits. This venue can accommodate multiple sized weddings depending on the location on the farm. You can enjoy a small cozy ceremony in the woodland area and party with up to 150 in the main barn with additional seating in the patio space adjacent.


6070 Springboro Rd. Lebanon, Ohio 45036 | 937.557.1033

Images courtesy of www.thehoneyfarm.com

4. The Willow Tree – Tipp City, Ohio

This country side venue featuring a rustic and relaxed feel can accomindate up to 200 of your family and friends. Featuring a barn to host your reception, historic home for the perfect getting ready photographs, five acres of space, and outside ceremony spot facing a willow tree. Perfect for small and medium sized weddings. 


1900 OH-571, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 | 937.260.3273

Images courtesy of www.thewillowtreetippcity.com

5. The Buckeye Barn – Piqua, Ohio

The property of The Buckeye Barn is suited for a romantic celebration. The perfect venue for intmate and large numbered weddings. Make your wedding day flawless and all in one place for you to get ready in their bridal and grooms space, ceremony space, and reception area. 


9017 Troy-Sidney Rd, Piqua, Ohio 45356 | 937.405.1934

Images courtesy of www.thebuckeyebarn.com

There you have it! I hope this helped make a few decisions easier for you and the best day ever. Thanks for stopping by!

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Photographer, artist, mother, occasional painter, inspired by music videos, film, and nostalgia.

At a young age, I was engrossed with storytelling. Writing short stories on a thrifted type writer. Filming music videos to my favorite songs. A school project wasn’t just papier-mâché, it was a production with costumes, music, and visual effects. Now, with photographs, documenting a wedding day of all its moments of little touches, side glances, stolen kisses, hidden tears, and belly laughs. I can’t but help but bottle up the day, transport a memory from a feeling to something you can hold onto.

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