You deserve that one-of-a-kind wedding.

Are you seeking a unique place for your wedding ceremony? Fort Hunter offers several options for a one-of-kind, memorable wedding. The West Lawn, Heckton Church and the Centennial Barn at Fort Hunter Park can be rented for wedding ceremonies and receptions (barn only.) Rental of the Mansion is prohibited due to its historic and delicate nature. Please be sure to review the wedding policies at the bottom of the page.

The Facilities

West Lawn

Rental Fee: $475; Reception not available

Used for ceremonies only, the West Lawn is the secluded area located beside the Mansion, overlooking the scenic Susquehanna River. The West Lawn is the perfect outdoor setting for your wedding ceremony. You and your guests will enjoy the private view of the river during your special day. Included in the rental fee is is the option to use the Centennial Barn or Heckton Church in case of inclement weather. The West Lawn is available from 8:00 am until dusk.


In the event of inclement weather the Centennial Barn or Heckton Church may be used at no additional fee. West Lawn capacity is determined by accommodations for inclement weather. The Centennial Barn seats 150 and Heckton Church seats 75. If the guest list is over 150 persons, other arrangements must be made for inclement weather. It is the responsibility of the lessee to specify to Fort Hunter which facility should be reserved. This facility may only be used if the weather is inclement, not in addition to the use of the West Lawn.


Ninety white wooden folding chairs are available for use on the lawn. Set-up and tear down is the responsibility of the renter.


A drop off area for attendants, supplies, etc. is located on Front Street; no vehicles are permitted in the Mansion driveway.

Additional Information

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Heckton Church

Rental Fee: $475; Reception not available

This quaint rustic church can be rented for ceremonies only in April through November, 8:00 am to dusk. Except for portable flower arrangements or ribbons, decorations are prohibited.


Heckton Church seats a maximum of 75 people.


Seven rows of attached wooden pews.

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Centennial Barn

Program Room 1: Wedding $475; Reception $700 | Program Room 2: Wedding $475; Reception $600

The Centennial Barn offers historic charm with all the conveniences of a modern conference center. Two rooms located on the first floor of Centennial Barn can be rented for ceremonies and receptions, and feature modern kitchen facilities and public restrooms. The rooms may be rented between the hours of 8:00 am and 11:00 pm, have electricity, and are heated and air-conditioned. Alcohol, and amplified music are not permitted in the Park or buildings. When planning your seating arrangements, please note that the seating allowances listed below do not include a dance floor, head tables or buffet tables, etc. These numbers reflect seating capacity only.



Tables and chairs are included in the rental fee. All set-up and tear down is the responsibility of renter. If any furniture is removed from its room, it must be returned following the rental or the security deposit will be forfeited. Furniture may not be taken outside the barn.

Chairs: 150 black plastic folding



Please Note, for All Rentals:

Wedding Policies

Please review the wedding policies and rules.

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