Are unity ceremonies allowed at Heinz Chapel?
Only wax candles are allowed for a unity ceremony at Heinz Chapel and only in the chancel area. The chapel can provide a holder for the unity candle. The wedding couple is responsible for providing a unity candle with a base diameter of 2-3 inches and two side candles. Sand, grains, chemicals, wine, beer, oil or any other liquids are not permitted for unity ceremonies.
What is NOT permissible at the Chapel?
Alcoholic beverages, except for traditional communion wine, are not allowed in Heinz Chapel. Sparklers, lanterns or candle holders, throwing rice, confetti, birdseed, or flower petals inside the Chapel or on the Chapel grounds are not allowed. Sand, grains, chemicals, wine, beer, oil or any other liquids are not permitted. Pulling children or others in wagons is not allowed. Butterfly, insects or bird releases are not allowed. The use of drones inside the Chapel or on Chapel grounds is not permitted.
Does Heinz Chapel provide an aisle runner?
Non-plastic aisle runners are to be provided by the wedding couple or florist and must be 100 feet in length.
Does Heinz Chapel allow a candelabra?
Candelabras can be provided by wedding couple or the florist and must include flameless candles. Candelabras are allowed in the chancel area only.
Are flower deliveries allowed in the Chapel?
Under our COVID19 guidelines, flower deliveries are not allowed at the Chapel. When the health and safety measures are lifted, flower deliveries are allowed beginning at your wedding access time. It is your responsibility to contact your florist and inform them of your access time.
What flower decorations are allowed at Heinz Chapel?
See our guidelines for flower decorations at Heinz Chapel.