Simply Styled ceremonies at Heinz Chapel are back! We've created an effortless, all-inclusive mini wedding package for those who want to get married in style without the hours of planning and big budget. These intimate 90-minute packages for up to 30 guests include a meaningful ceremony with a professional officiant, gorgeous flowers, music perfect for walking down the aisle, amazing photography, and a champagne toast and cookie table.

Times are available in 2022 on September 4 and in 2023 on June 4 and September 3.
Cost is $3200.
Check out the details below and email heinzchapel@pitt.edu to learn more and reserve your spot!

Simply Styled Includes:

Heinz Chapel Ceremony
Wedding Officiant for Christian or civil ceremony
Organist with choice of music
Flowers including bouquets and/or boutonnieres for the couple
Photography during Ceremony plus a Portrait Session (and digital access to all photos)
Day-Of Wedding Coordinators
Complimentary Champagne Toast & Cookie Table beneath a tent on the lawn
Reserved Parking for up to 15 cars on S. Bellefield Avenue

All You Need To Do:

Obtain your marriage license – find out more information here
Invite up to 30 of your friends and family
Pick out your garb – go full tuxedo or completely casual
Show up to get hitched!

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much time will we have?
90 minutes total. You will have access to the Heinz Chapel garden and S. Bellefield Avenue parking 20 minutes before your ceremony time to gather with your guests. Inside the Chapel you’ll have a 20-minute ceremony and a 20-minute portrait session followed by 30 minutes under the tent on the lawn for a toast and cookie table.

What is the cost?
$3200 which includes everything in the Simply Styled Includes list above.
Can we choose our own officiant, photographer, florist and/or musicians? No, the beauty of our Simply Styled ceremony package is that by sharing vendors our wedding couples can get a great deal and avoid the stress of planning. We are thrilled with the vendors that we have lined up and think you will be too! Once you’ve reserved your ceremony time you’ll have an opportunity to select from options for your flowers, music and cookies.
Can we customize the ceremony? Yes, you will be able to choose a Christian or civil ceremony and will have two options for the vows. Couples are welcome to present a dedication to each other that will be incorporated into the ceremony.

What is included in the toast and cookie table?
A complimentary glass of bubbly for each guest, infused water, 15 dozen cookies (couples can choose the cookie types from a list provided) with to-go boxes.

What happens if we have fewer than 30 guests?
You’re welcome to take the extra cookies home (alcohol may not leave the premises).

Will there be a rehearsal opportunity?
The Simply Styled ceremony does not include a rehearsal but registered couples will have the opportunity to schedule an in-person meeting with a wedding coordinator in advance of the ceremony.

What happens in the event of rain?
Instead of the Heinz Chapel garden, your guests can gather inside of the Chapel on the lower level. The toast and cookie table will remain outside under the tent.

So… what happens after?
Choose your own adventure! If you’d like suggestions on area restaurants or reception venues we can provide that. If you want to use the money you saved to host an epic backyard barbecue, go for it! If you just want to head home with your beloved to start your married life, enjoy.

What is a Simply Styled Ceremony?

A Heinz Chapel Ceremony, Simply Styled, is a private, small-scale wedding for couples
who are looking to get married in a beautiful setting without the extensive planning time and large price tag that can come with a traditional wedding.

Ceremony Times

7

Sunday, June 7,
2020

Times Available
1:00pm
2:00pm
3:00pm
4:00pm
5:00pm

6

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Times Available
1:00pm
2:00pm
3:00pm
5:00pm

What You Get

  • Wedding Officiant for Christian or civil ceremony
  • Organist with choice of music
  • Flowers including bouquets and/or boutonnieres for the couple
  • Photography during ceremony plus a portrait session (and digital access to all photos)
  • Day of Wedding Coordinators
  • Complimentary Champagne Toast & Cookie Table beneath the tent on Chapel lawn
  • Reserved Parking for up to 20 cars on S. Bellefield Avenue

All You Need To Do

  • Obtain your marriage license (we require a self-uniting license, click here for more )
  • Invite up to 30 of your friends and family
  • Pick out your garb – go full tuxedo or completely casual
  • Show up to get hitched!

Full Details & FAQ

How much time will we have?

You’ll have access to the Heinz Chapel garden and S. Bellefield Avenue parking 15 minutes before your ceremony time to gather with your guests. Inside the Chapel you’ll have a 15 minute ceremony and a 25 minute portrait session followed by 40 minutes under the tent on the Chapel lawn for a toast and cookie table.

What is the cost?

$2900 includes everything in the What You Get list.

Can we choose our own officiant, photographer, florist and/or musicians?

No, the beauty of the simply styled ceremony is that by sharing vendors our wedding couples can get a great deal and avoid the stress of planning. We are thrilled with the vendors that we have lined up for the  ceremonies and think you will be too! Once you've reserved your ceremony time you'll have an opportunity to select from options for your flowers, music and cookies.

Can we customize the ceremony?

You will be able to choose a Christian or civil ceremony and will have two options for the vows. Couples are welcome to write a brief dedication to each other that will be incorporated into the ceremony.

What’s included in the toast and cookie table?

A glass of complimentary bubbly for each guest, infused water, cookies from local bakery (6 cookies per guest) with to-go boxes are included.

What happens if we have fewer than 30 guests?

You’re welcome to take the extra cookies home (alcohol may not leave the premises).

Will there be a rehearsal opportunity?

The simply styled ceremony does not include a rehearsal. The chapel is open for visitors Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM and Sundays from noon to 5 PM if you’d like to stop in to see the space. Couples who register for a  ceremony will have the opportunity to schedule a meeting with a wedding coordinator in advance of the ceremony.

What happens if it rains?

Instead of the Heinz Chapel garden, your guests can gather inside the Chapel on the lower level but the toast and cookie table will remain outside under the tent.

So… what happens after?

Choose your own adventure! If you want suggestions on area restaurants or reception venues we can provide that. If you want to use the money you saved to host an epic backyard barbecue, go for it! If you just want to head home with your beloved to start your married life, enjoy.



Ready To Reserve?

Just call our office at 412-624-4157, Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00pm.