Your Perfect Traditional Wedding Venue in New Kensington, PA

Are you looking for a beautiful, modern yet traditional wedding venue in New Kensington, PA? 

Look no further than Union Barn Weddings and Events. With our stunningly restored pre-civil war barn, dedicated staff, and exceptional amenities, we strive to provide couples and families with unforgettable wedding experiences. In this article, we will explore why Union Barn is the perfect place to hold your wedding or other special events, discuss the various events we can accommodate, highlight our unique features, and address frequently asked questions. Let’s dive in!

An Unforgettable Traditional Wedding Venue in New Kensington, PA

When it comes to selecting a wedding venue, there are several factors to consider. At Union Barn, we understand the importance of finding the perfect setting to celebrate your special day. Here’s why you should choose us:

  1. Stunning Restored Barn: Our pre-civil war barn, originally built in 1849, has been meticulously transformed into a modern yet traditional wedding venue. The sleek exterior, accented by black metal barn doors, sets the stage for an unforgettable event.

  2. Beautiful Interior: Step inside our barn, and you’ll be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere. The original exposed wood beams create a rustic vibe, while ample natural light floods the interior during the day. As the sun sets, our carefully placed mood lighting adds a touch of magic to your evening celebration.

  3. Outdoor Amenities: Union Barn offers 2,500 square feet of beautifully manicured landscaping, providing ample space for wedding photography and outdoor activities. Take advantage of our outdoor fire pit for cozy gatherings and enjoy the convenience of plenty of parking for your guests. We also provide a separate area for caterer prep, ensuring seamless coordination.

  4. Spacious and Versatile: With a 5,000 square foot main hall, a 1,000 square foot cocktail room, and two outdoor patios, our venue offers ample space to accommodate your wedding or other special events. Whether you envision an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, we can create the perfect setting for your needs.

  5. Thoughtful Amenities: Union Barn goes above and beyond to ensure your comfort and convenience. We provide separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s ready areas, a balcony area for additional seating or photo opportunities, and modern amenities such as central air/heat and Wi-Fi throughout the venue. Our 12 beautiful modern bathrooms cater to the needs of your guests.

  6. Seating Accommodations: Depending on your table arrangements and layout preferences, Union Barn can comfortably accommodate 180-200 guests. Our dedicated staff will work with you to ensure your seating arrangements align with your vision.

  7. Preferred Vendors List: We have curated a list of preferred vendors who meet our high standards of service and professionalism. While you have the flexibility to hire your own vendors, we highly recommend choosing from our list, as they are familiar with our venue and have met our insurance requirements.

  8. Safety and Security: Your safety is our top priority. Union Barn is equipped with fire sprinkler systems, security cameras, and staff security personnel to ensure a secure environment for you and your guests.

  1. Stylish and Inviting Spaces: Our 5,000 square foot main hall is the centerpiece of Union Barn. With its sleek exterior and warm, inviting interior, it exudes an air of contemporary elegance while maintaining the rustic charm of the original structure. The ample natural light that floods the space creates a magical ambiance, making it ideal for daytime celebrations. As evening falls, our venue transforms into a captivating setting with beautiful mood lighting that sets the perfect romantic atmosphere.

  2. Versatile Event Spaces: Union Barn offers a range of event spaces to cater to your specific needs. Our 1,000 square foot cocktail room is perfect for intimate gatherings and pre-event mingling. We also have two outdoor patios where guests can enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings. Additionally, our dedicated ceremony area provides a picturesque spot for exchanging vows. We understand the importance of privacy and convenience, which is why we offer separate ready areas for both the ladies and gentlemen.

  3. Ample Accommodations: With seating accommodations for 180-200 guests, Union Barn ensures that all your loved ones can join in the celebration. Our flexible seating arrangements allow for customization to suit your preferences and create an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. Rest assured that our attentive staff will be on hand to provide staffing and security services as needed.

  4. Preferred Vendors and Services: Union Barn maintains a preferred vendors list to assist you in planning your special day. However, we also understand that you may have specific vendors in mind. You are welcome to hire your own vendors, provided they meet our insurance requirements and can offer professional services throughout your event. We prioritize your safety and have installed fire sprinkler systems, security cameras, and on-site security personnel to ensure a secure environment.

  5. Outdoor Amenities: Union Barn not only offers a breathtaking interior but also provides enchanting outdoor amenities. Our 2,500 square feet of manicured landscaping serves as a picturesque backdrop for wedding photography, capturing timeless moments amidst nature’s beauty. Imagine exchanging vows under the open sky or gathering around the outdoor fire pit for cozy conversations. We also have ample parking and a separate area for caterer prep, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Beyond Weddings: Explore the Versatility of Union Barn in New Kensington, PA

At Union Barn Weddings and Events, we can host a wide range of events beyond weddings. Our versatile venue is suitable for:

  1. Traditional Weddings: Embrace the timeless charm of our traditional wedding venue and create unforgettable memories as you exchange vows and celebrate with loved ones.

  2. Anniversary Parties: Whether you’re celebrating a milestone anniversary or renewing your vows, Union Barn provides an elegant backdrop for your special occasion.

  3. Engagement Parties: Begin your journey to marriage with a memorable engagement party in our beautiful barn, surrounded by family and friends.

  4. Bridal Showers: Honor the bride-to-be with an intimate and stylish bridal shower in our welcoming venue.

  5. Rehearsal Dinners: Gather your wedding party and loved ones for a delightful rehearsal dinner before the big day. Our venue offers the perfect ambiance for a pre-wedding celebration.

  6. Corporate Events: Impress clients and colleagues by hosting your corporate event in our unique and stylish venue. From conferences to team-building activities, we can accommodate your business needs.

  7. Social Gatherings: Whether it’s a birthday party, graduation celebration, or family reunion, Union Barn provides an ideal space for creating lasting memories.

Unparalleled Charm and Elegance: Experience Union Barn Weddings and Events in New Kensington, PA

If you’re seeking a stunning traditional wedding venue in New Kensington, PA, Union Barn Weddings and Events is your ideal choice. Our dedication to creating unforgettable experiences, paired with our beautiful venue and exceptional amenities, sets us apart from the competition. Located near Penn State and incorporating Upper Burrell Township in Westmoreland County, PA, we are conveniently accessible to residents of Greensburg, Jeannette, North Versailles, Plum, West Mifflin, Swissvale, Munhall, Wilkinsburg, Lower Burrell, Baldwin, Brentwood, Pittsburgh, Bethel Park, and Dormont.

Don’t wait to make your dream event a reality. Contact Union Barn Weddings and Events today to schedule a tour, discuss your event requirements, and secure your date. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is excited to assist you in creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to host your unforgettable event at Union Barn Weddings and Events in New Kensington, PA. Our calendar is filling up quickly, and we want to ensure that you have the chance to secure your desired date.

a historic barn Built in 1849 & renovated in 2022

Inside Union Barn with a set wedding table for a reception

The Outdoor Amenities

inside Union Barns above balcony bride area

what's inside the barn

180-200 seating accomadations

Depending on table arrangements and layout. Union Barn provides staffing and security as needed. Union Barn tailors the staff and security for each function to help make your special day run smoothly.

Preferred Vendors List

The caterers and bartenders must be selected from our preferred vendors list below. You may also hire your own vendors, ie. DJ, photographer, etc. However they must be a business that has the proper insurance requirements and be approved by Union Barn.

Insurance Requirements

For all rentals at Union Barn LLC, you need to get special event insurance that includes Liquor Liability coverage.

12 Beautiful modern bathrooms

central air/heat.

Wi-fi enable throughout

Union Barn Package

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We ask for a retainer of one third with the signed contract to hold your date.

Union Barn Package

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$8,000.00 & tax

We ask for a retainer of one third with the signed contract to hold your date.

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