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You said “yes” to the love of your life and now you have to say “yes” to the next most important aspect of any wedding — the venue. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, many happy couples are changing their wedding plans and opting for intimate outdoor locations. Schedule a tour at one of our area’s favorite wedding spots and fall in love all over again!

Folino Estate

With 54 acres of lush vineyards, a picturesque cobblestone piazza, outdoor waterfall, and much, much more — Folino Estate is every engaged couple’s — and wedding photographer’s — dream setting.

Folino Estate recently announced their new Micro-Wedding Experience for those who have had to postpone saying their vows due to the pandemic. The package accommodates 25 people and includes a champagne toast, access to the romantic Italian inspired property for photos, and the choice of the gazebo or vineyard for the ceremony. The couple may upgrade to include alcohol and food. Don’t wait any longer to start the next chapter of your love story.

Reading Public Museum

The Reading Public Museum offers many unique ceremony locations, inside and outside. Choose from the Stone Terrace Tent, Neag Planetarium, the Arboretum,a gallery,or one of the museum floors. All are sure to please even the most discerning of tastes.

For those planning to marry between the months of April and October, with of a guest list of 175 or less,* the Stone Terrace is a great option. This location offers views of the Wyomissing Creek, the botanical gardens, and the Atrium of The Museum. The Arboretum is another romantic spot to exchange vows with a stunning backdrop of gorgeous trees and flowers. *post pandemic – of course

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Looking for a one-of-a-kind wedding venue to say “I Do?” Look no further than the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. The venue was once a historic goggle factory which has now been converted into a modern art center and distinctly urban wedding venue.

The exposed brick and industrial feel of the space may look familiar to you as it was featured as a wedding venue in the Queer Eye “Father of the Bride”, Season 5 Episode 3! Plan your big day at a venue fit for television!

Bear Creek Mountain Resort

Bear Creek Mountain Resort offers everything a couple could need for their big day. The resort offers spa services,, ample hotels rooms, outdoor ceremony venues with breathtaking views, three elegant, updated reception venues, even wedding planning services. Tell the team at Bear Creek your vision of the perfect wedding and let them handle the rest! Enjoy the stress-free experience as the team creates a wedding that fits your needs and budget.

Stokesay Castle

If you’ve always dreamed of a fairytale wedding, look no further than Stokesay Castle to make your dream come true. The stately manner was built to look like Stokesay Castle in England, with tudor details and royal feel. Choose the Lord’s Dining Room, Royal Ballroom, or Wedding Garden the backdrop to your magical day. A wedding at Stokesay Castle is surely the beginning of your happily ever after!

The Gables at Stirling Guest Hotel

The Gables at Stirling offers an elegant and intimate backdrop for an special celebration. The chateau-esque mansion was the family home of local industrialist James Sternbergh. In its day, the grand estate was the site of fashionable parties and notable events. Today, Stirling continues to inspire with its magnificent architecture, beautiful grounds, and genteel history.

Rodale Institute

If you crave the simplicity of a farm wedding, consider holding your event at the birthplace of the organic movement, the Rodale Institute. The historic farm offers ample spaces and beautiful places to exchange your vows every weekend from May through October. Settings include an apple orchard, bank barn, farm house, tree grove and garden pavillion. It’s a perfect spot for your married life to take root.

Say “I Do” to Your Venue

Planning a wedding can be stressful and overwhelming any year, but COVID-19 has added to that stress in 2020. If your venue has canceled or you’re looking to book a smaller outdoor venue, Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is the place for you. The area is home to many gorgeous venues for all preferences that take the stress out of planning for your big day. What venue will you say “I Do” to?