Indoor venues?

posted 3 years ago in Secular
Post # 3
432 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’m looking at the local aquarium for mine; I would recommend a museum, historic building, or some type of public/open space.  


UU churches often have many atheist and agnostic members and are willing to perform weddings for non-members, so if you’re fine with that, that’s still an option.

Post # 5
1040 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I’m marrying in a hotel which used to be a Masonic girls school – they have this amazing hall – high ceilings, wood panelling, stained glass windows. I figure I’m getting the ease of a hotel wedding without it being in a generic ballroom. It was important to me to not get married in a church.

Post # 6
1734 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1998

We just had ours in the same room as we had our reception; we were married on the dance floor in front of everyone, then we cleared out, they brought in the food.

Museums and libraries might also let you do your wedding there (I live near an enormous, glamorous art museum, which is why I bring it up). We just attended a wedding at a war memorial recently, ironically enough…the grounds were beautiful and the ballroom was rented out.


Post # 7
5087 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

We are marrying in a hotel. All in the same room. 

Post # 8
543 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We are having the ceremony and reception at a historic mansion. It’s the headquarters for a professional organization. We have the original dining room and front parlor and a couple other spaces to use as we want. 

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