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Cameron Estate Inn
Weddings
Our Goal is to Deliver an Effortless Elegant Event, Seamlessly Executed, in a Welcoming and Unpretentious Setting!
An Enchanting Proprty with Unparalleled Photo Oportunities
Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies in a Park-like Setting
Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies in a Park-like Setting
Back-up Indoor Ceremony Location
Winter Weddings
Outdoor Cocktail Hour
Indoor Receptions for up to 265 Guests
Skilled Culinary Staff to Meet Your
Pre-ceremony Activites
Unique Photo Opportunities
Memorable Send-offs to Conclude Your Event
Enchanting Evenings
Picturesque Sunsets
One of a Kind Photo Settings


Lancaster Pa Wedding

The Cameron Estate Inn can accommodate your wedding whether your choice is a late afternoon ceremony followed by dinner or a late morning exchange of vows followed by a brunch wedding reception. A venue with a recipe for an ideal wedding.

Our banquet facilities can accommodate your group where the mansion can hold smaller events up to 90 guests while larger events up to 250 can be accommodated in the Carriage House.

The Cameron Estate Inn is conveniently located to Harrisburg Pa, Hershey Pa and York Pa for receptions, Banquets, Parties and special events.

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  •   No Site Fee
  •   Inclusive Packages
    •   Cocktail Hour
    •   Champagne Toast
    •   Hors d'Oeuvres
    •   Dinner & Dancing
  •   2 Wedding Ceremony Sites
  •   3 Spacious Reception Rooms
  •   Wedding Package Price: from $58

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    Weddings

    The Cameron Estate Inn, a premier wedding venue in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is centrally located between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, New York city and Baltimore-Washington DC. The Estate's elegant setting and surroundings provide the ideal location for your perfect storybook wedding or special event. Our picturesque and historic location is tucked away midway between Hershey and Lancaster, Harrisburg and York Pennsylvania.

    Your guests will enjoy the perfect combination of an outdoor marriage ceremony and cocktail hour followed by an indoor wedding reception, or for inclement weather or winter weddings, we offer our Conservatory for your ceremony which features soaring ceilings and a massive white marble fireplace illuminated by elegant French Empire chandeliers.

    Perfect Weddings for all Seasons
    The Cameron Estate Inn can accommodate your wedding whether your choice is a late afternoon ceremony followed by dinner or a late morning exchange of vows followed by a brunch wedding reception. The Cameron Estate Inn is consistently voted one of the best places to have an outside wedding in the Central Pennsylvania region, just outside Lancaster, Pa.

    The Cameron Estate Inn has two different event spaces for weddings, our award winning Zagat rated restaurant in the mansion or the spacious Carriage House Banquet Facility, the original Carriage Barn for the estate.


    Wedding Reception Venues
    The restaurant in the mansion house is an ideal location for intimate gatherings of 25 to 50 guests and out Springview Ballroom with tranquil views of our pastoral Lancaster estate overlooking Donegal Creek. The package for Intimate Weddings is an all-inclusive bundled wedding package featuring a, full course meal service, and open bar.

    The Cameron Estate Inn has two different event spaces for weddings, our award winning Zagat rated restaurant in the mansion or the spacious Carriage House Banquet Facility, the original Carriage Barn for the estate.


    All Inclusive Wedding Packages
    We do not charge a wedding venue rental fee for any of the reception spaces. You can take advantage of our special pricing incentives and lower food/beverage or event minimums on Fridays and non-holiday Sundays.

    Many brides who are looking for a destination wedding location in Central Pennsylvania choose the Cameron Estate Inn. Located just ninety minutes from Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Baltimore, three hours from New York City and New Jersey, and twenty minutes from Harrisburg, Hershey, York and Lancaster, our wedding venue and inn appeal to couples who want an elegant yet relaxed weekend destination wedding. Schedule your site tour with us so we can show you how you can enjoy urban elegance at country prices.


    Destination Weddings
    Surround yourself with the camaraderie of family and friends for the weekend and reserve the entire inn for your wedding. Look no further than your own back yard. We provide the perfect venue for families and close friends to relax as the wedding weekend unfolds around you in Lancaster, PA, Hershey, PA or Harrisburg, PA.

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    Donegal Spring Garden
    Situated by the babbling Donegal Creek the Donegal Spring Garden wedding venue is Located in a hollow of the Cameron Woods in rural Lancaster County and overlooks the majestic Donegal Spring.

    Your guests will approach the venue down the meandering drive through the estates front lawn and cross the creek into the outdoor sanctuary. The woods surrounding the venue provide a natural cathedral as a backdrop to your wedding ceremony. The canopy provided by the towering trees shades the patio location which can accommodate 275 guests.

    The knoll adjacent to the spring provides a natural elevated stage in the landscape so your guests can catch every moment of your exchange of vows. This secluded and serene wedding venue provides a natural and organic backdrop to hold your wedding ceremony.


    The Conservatory Wedding Ceremony Venue
    Located on a terraced plateau overlooking the front lawn and surrounded by a charming stone wall once enclosing the farm's barn yard, our conservatory provides an elegant indoor ceremony location for inclement weather.

    Featuring floor to ceiling windows which provide spectacular views of the park-like lawns this space often makes our brides secretly pray for rain on their wedding day. The grand carved marble fireplace provides the perfect setting for a backup location or as the perfect spot in front of a roaring fire for winter weddings in Lancaster County, PA. This Central Pennsylvania destination venue can seat up to 275 guests for your ceremony.

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    Wedding Reception Venues
    Carriage House Wedding Reception Venue
    The Carriage House is a unique wedding reception ballroom venue in Lancaster County that was once the carriage barn for elaborate horse-drawn carriages and later the extensive Packard car collection maintained by Mary Cameron. With soaring ceiling and matchless architectural features, the venue's ballroom can accommodate 275 guests with ample room for a wedding reception of dancing and dining.

    Mansion Dining Room Wedding Reception Venue
    Perhaps the historic ambiance of the mansion's formal dining room suits the vision of your perfect space. When the character of a historic venue is essential to meeting the dreams of your special day, the Mansion's Main Dining room is ideal for intimate wedding receptions in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    This dining room hosted many dignitaries over the 200 plus years of its history. Guests such as President U. S. Grant, Lord Mountbatten, Oprah Winfrey, and Tom Brokaw, not to mention the Secretaries of War, Simon Cameron and J. Donald Cameron and their guests all dined in the mansions Main Dining room.

    Though the dining room is oversized by modern standards, this wedding reception venue is suited for smaller parties up to 50 guests and when paired with our enclosed sun porch dining space we can accommodate up to 90 Guests for a cozy intimate affair.

    Springview Ballroom
    If your vision for your wedding yearns for the elegant the Springview Ballroom with its crystal chandeliers, windowed rotunda and grand marble fireplace will meet the vision of your perfect space. When the expansive view of the woods and creek is essential to meeting the dreams of your special day, the Springview Ballroom is ideal for intimate wedding receptions in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    Featuring a walk-up bar, fireplace, rotunda and wall of windows the Springview ballroom has all the amenities to host your reception with ample space for dining, DJ and dancing. With the soaring ceilings accented with the crystal chandeliers and sconces the ballroom creates an elegant venue for your reception.

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    Wedding Reception of 160 or More
    Carriage House Wedding Reception Venue
    The Carriage House is a unique ballroom venue, once the carriage barn on the estate, providing a beautiful backdrop for hosting receptions of up to 275 guests in rural Lancaster County in Central Pennsylvania. Our catering packages for this space start at $58 per person with hors d'Oeuvre and full meal service and $20 for open bar services. Complimentary cutting and serving of your wedding cake is always included.

    Optional onsite ceremonies, with the purchase of a wedding package, are $10 per person with a minimum of $750 / maximum of $1,500 making the Cameron Estate Inn very cost-effective for large groups. Our generous large group discounts for wedding of 100 or more allow you to add as many guests as you like without breaking the bank.


    Wedding Packages Include
    Exceptional Cuisine and Service in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Generous Hors d’Oeuvres and a gourmet meals
    A Private and Unique Location near Lancaster, York, Harrisburg and Hershey Pennsylvania
    A Well-Appointed Bridal Changing Suite overlooking Lancaster countryside
    Professional Event Planning Assistance
    Tables, Chairs, Complimentary Linen Options, Stemware, Flatware, and China


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    Wedding Reception 2 to 165 Guests
    Our Wedding Packages are designed for couples hosting weddings from 2 or more guests for a lunch time or evening event.

    Your guests are seated in the main dining room or the Springview Ballroom of the historic mansion. This wedding reception is ideal for couples dreaming of an elegant and relaxed environment in which they can enjoy the company of close family and intimate friends on a secluded estate in Lancaster County near Hershey, York, Harrisburg, Lancaster and just outside Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C.

    Effortless Wedding Planning
    Whatever the size of your group, our goal is to fulfill your vision of a dream wedding. Whether a simple affair or a complete two-day destination wedding package, our experienced wedding coordinators will keep you at ease and provide expert consultation and warm hospitality as you design a wedding that reflects your unique personal style and vision.

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    Winter Wedding
    Our Conservatory was especially constructed with Winter Weddings in mind. The massive elaborately carved Carrara marble fireplace mantle was imported from France to act as the focal point for the exchange of your wedding vows. The French Empire chandeliers were paired perfectly with the antique wall sconces that once graced the lobby of the Hotel Washington just a block from the White House. The deep reflection in inky pool created by the black granite floor creates the illusion you are walking on water as you walk down the aisle. It is the perfect storybook setting to open the first chapter of your new lives together.

    Take advantage of the dramatic Winter landscape to capture those sensational pictures that will be cherished and envied for years to come. With seating for up to 275 guests both our Conservatory and our Carriage House Banquet Facility provide the perfect venue for your Winter event. Ask about our off season pricing and lower off season catering minimums. Our experienced staff welcomes the opportunity to show you how we can make your dream wedding a reality. Call us today for a site tour appointment.

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