Heinz Memorial Chapel

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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About Heinz Memorial Chapel

Heinz Memorial Chapel is a non-sectarian chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus, a gift to the university from Henry John Heinz and his children.


Heinz Chapel is a beautiful wedding venue. View dates and times available for reserving a wedding.

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Tours of the Chapel are available (general and wedding specific). Email heinzchapel@pitt.edu

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What's Happening

Spring Semester Hours

During the spring semester, Heinz Chapel is open for visitors Sunday from 10:00am to 1:00pm and Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. We offer public tours and tours by appointment for individuals and groups. Visit our Tours page for information and tickets.

Share Your Love Story!

Does your love story include Heinz Memorial Chapel? Did you meet at the University of Pittsburgh? Maybe you kissed on the steps below its magnificent red doors or have had generations of family walk down its aisle.  

Heinz Chapel wants to hear your love story as part of its year-long celebration to commemorate the Chapel’s 85th anniversary. Couples can submit their love stories and photos here. You may see your story shared on our social media and in University publications! Our year-long celebration of love will culminate with a group vow renewal during our 85th Anniversary festivities on Saturday, December 9, 2023. You can find more details here.

Heinz Chapel 85th Anniversary Celebration

To commemorate Heinz Memorial Chapel’s 85th Anniversary, a day-long celebration will be held on Saturday, December 9th and includes visitor hours, a docent-led tour, group vow renewals, and an evening concert. Visit our 85th Anniversary page for all the details and to purchase your tickets!

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Simply Styled
Wedding Packages

Simply Styled ceremonies at Heinz Chapel are back!
Five effortless, all-inclusive mini wedding packages are available for Sunday, June 5, 2022. These 90-minute packages for up to 30 guests include a ceremony with officiant, flowers, music, and photography plus
a champagne toast and cookie table.

Photo by Kristen Wynn, photographer for Simply Styled