Belmont County Tourism
Say “I Do” In Belmont County, Ohio
Updated: Dec 2, 2021
Looking for that perfect spot for your big day? In Belmont County you’ll find everything you need to celebrate your love and make beautiful memories that will last a lifetime! Belmont County offers many great venue options nestled among the picturesque hills. In Belmont County you will also find conveniently located hotels, floral shops, bakeries, and restaurants that provide catering to help make your dream wedding a reality.
With Interstate 70 running through the heart of Belmont County, we are easy to reach from Columbus or Pittsburgh. Your guests will appreciate our comfortable and affordable lodging facilities. Before and after the nuptials, they can enjoy outdoor recreation, entertainment, shopping, dining, historical attractions and museums found only in Belmont County!
From camping to motels and hotels, Belmont County offers over a dozen lodging choices. We have appropriate accommodations depending on your budget and needs. Many of our hotels not only provide accommodations, but also meals, health facilities, laundry and much more. Click here to find the lodging choice that fits your needs.
Hotels that offer a great place for your reception include the Hampton Inn & Suites, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Days Inn By Wyndham, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Residence Inn Marriot, Sleep Inn & Suites Belmont, and Wingate by Wyndham.
Located in the Wingate in St. Clairsville, Ohio, Undo's West restaurant features an aerial view of the Ohio Valley Mall. A large catering hall can accommodate up to 350 people. Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham can accommodate 44 banquet guests in their meeting room. Days Inn By Wyndham has a conference room that accommodates 150 people. Microtel Inn & Suites and Sleep Inn & Suites Belmont can each accommodate 50 people in their meeting rooms. The Residence Inn Marriott can accommodate 35 people. Located in the Ohio Valley Mall, Hampton Inn & Suites St. Clairsville is Belmont County’s newest hotel. They offer a 621 square ft. event space.
Belmont County offers a variety of venues to fit every size and style of wedding. From large to intimate indoor locations and scenic outdoor locations, our venues and reception halls offer the perfect location for the bridal shower, the wedding, and the reception.
Indoor venue options include the James E. Carnes Center, The Market at Ebbert Farms, Capstone Event Center, Shepherd Farm Barn and Event Center, The Vestry, The Skyliner, and the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum.
The James E. Carnes Center, located on the Belmont County Fairgrounds, is the perfect backdrop for your one of a kind ceremony, reception, and bridal party This facility can accommodate up to 1,000 guests and is also designed for a smaller intimate gathering of your closest friends and family.
Capstone Event Center is a scenic indoor/outdoor wedding venue within a short drive from I-70, west of St. Clairsville.
The Market at Ebbert Farms is conveniently located along I-70 and U.S. Route 40 in St. Clairsville, Ohio. They offer a large, recently renovated event space with seating for up to 300 guests at round tables adorned with beautiful Chiavari chairs, as well as a dance floor. The Market also offers linens, centerpieces, head table designs, custom celling draping treatments, and an in-house DJ. Let them help you plan your dream wedding reception or shower.
Shepherd Farm Barn and Event Center in Bethesda offers a unique place to have a wedding, reception, or bridal shower. The rustic barn, charming grounds, large event center, and buildings for the wedding party to get ready, make this venue an all-inclusive choice.
The Skyliner, 225 Main St. in Bridgeport, provides planning services for weddings, receptions, and showers. The spacious venue is located above The Fat Apple Bakery. Watch their video here.
If you are looking for a unique and historic venue, you’ll find it at The Vestry in Morristown. Rental includes seating for 75 at round tables, restroom facilities, air conditioning, fire place, kitchenette and podium. Additional services include linen, dish, and centerpiece rental.
The Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum in Barnesville offers another unique and historic backdrop for a small wedding. Whether you choose an inside event in the stunning 26-room mansion or outside on the beautifully restored porch or nearby white-washed gazebo, your wedding will be one to remember.
If you are looking for both indoor and outdoor options, check out Belmont Hills Country Club, Epworth Center, and Zion Retreat & RV Park.
Belmont Hills Country Club offers many services to help you host the perfect wedding, as well as the reception, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, bachelor and bachelorette golf packages and much more. Check out their wedding page under "amenities". They offer a wide variety of set menus, private rooms, and attentive service. They can also offer customized menus, ice sculptures, individualized bars and personalized room set up and decoration.
Epworth Center, located in Bethesda’s beautiful Epworth Park, provides a beautiful backdrop for your event. You can rent the lodge, cabins or outdoor chapel for weddings, receptions, and showers. The lodge comfortably seats 100 at tables or more with chairs only. Four cabins sleep a total of 44 and others guests can be housed in the lower level of the lodge.
Zion Retreat & RV Park in Flushing has many options for your big day. With a beautiful enclosed lakeside pavilion that seats up to 150 guests, an open air shelter, and cabin rentals, they can accommodate a variety of wedding styles from elegant to country casual. They also offer a variety of outdoor recreation from thrilling aqua ziplines to peaceful walks by the lake.
Belmont County’s picturesque parks are great options for an outdoor wedding.
St. Clairsville Central Park, 102 Fair Ave., has a beautiful amphitheater for outdoor weddings. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (740) 695-2037.
Barnesville Memorial Park has an outdoor amphitheater with bench seating, a nearby gazebo, and several shelters available for rent.
Barkcamp State Park is conveniently located off I-70 with two lodging facilities located nearby. The park's picturesque hills and quiet lake draw campers, paddlers, anglers, horseback riders, and hikers to experience the region's natural splendor. Shelter rental is available by calling (740) 484-4064.
Epworth Park in Bethesda offers a charming and historic location for an outdoor wedding. During the summer months (May through October), enjoy a beautiful wedding in the "Garden of Oaks" from an open-air, covered auditorium. The auditorium has space to accommodate up to 250 guests. Visual standing room is available around the perimeter. For more information, or to make reservations, please contact the Epworth Park wedding planner at (740) 310-4250, after 5:00pm.
Click here for info about more of the scenic parks in Belmont County.
If you are looking for a church for your nuptials, Belmont County has over 100 places of worship ranging from small country churches to large cathedrals.
Restaurants that can cater your shower and/or reception include: Mehlman’s Cafeteria, The Pike 40, and Undo’s West. Click here for a full list of dining options in Belmont County. Belmont County has 11 florists and garden shops to help you create the perfect bouquets and centerpieces. You will also find bridal shops and tuxedo rentals, beauty shops, and nail salons by clicking here. For more information about local photographers, videographers, DJ’s, shuttle services, and other businesses to help you complete your wedding planning, call the Belmont County Tourism Office at 740-695-4359.