Kate and Nick met in college at the University of Pittsburgh and had a gorgeous and romantic wedding at Bella Sera Event Villa in Canonsburg, Pittsburgh, PA. The venue is stunning, with villa vibes, romantic, warm lighting in the reception space, and a great dance floor for friends and family. Kate and Nick’s ceremony took place at St. Bernard Church, which is also dreamy, warm, and romantic with epic ceilings that allow for gorgeous wide photos of the couple and all of their guests in the church.
Bella Sera is a premier event villa and wedding venue with an emphasis on chef-inspired food. In fact, the owner of Bella Sera is a certified executive chef for a catering company in South Hills, Pittsburgh. If you’re a foodie, this gorgeous venue won’t disappoint! Bella Sera was the first event venue and caterer certified by the Green Restaurant Association, and they consistently serve incredible Mediterranean and Italian-inspired dishes.
The level of service and hospitality at Bella Sera is unmatched. The charming ambiance and warm feel make the venue seem a bit unassuming at first, but they’ve left no detail unaccounted for. The general manager has served couples since 2006, and she’s worked in the hospitality industry for 25 years with a background in culinary and restaurant management. All that to say, they know exactly how to make your wedding day feel like an absolute dream. Some couples want a venue and experience that feels and looks luxurious, but they don’t want a grand ballroom downtown. Sera Bella offers just that. It has a natural garden feel and an authentic Italian villa vibe for an upscale venue that doesn’t feel stuffy.
Lauren, Bella Sera’s personal wedding consultant, is a dream to work with. Her years of experience as a wedding specialist help her anticipate all of your questions, and she has a gift for carrying out each couple’s unique wedding vision. As a Pittsburgh wedding photographer, I always look forward to working with this team. I highly recommend it to couples hoping to find a Tuscan ambiance near Pittsburgh. (When touring Bella Sera, don’t forget to stop by Bella Bistro at CNX Center to sample their divine dishes.)
As a luxury wedding photographer in Pittsburgh, my focus is always on the experience and the aesthetics. Amazing experiences always lend naturally to authentic photos, and a beautiful backdrop offers photographic appeal. When you have both, you can guarantee gorgeous wedding day photos. Bella Sera provides the best of the best service and food, and the Bella Sera Gardens and Italian-inspired Greco Room offer stunning backdrops for your big day. It’s also equally suited for intimate gatherings and grand celebrations alike. The venue serves as a blank canvas to create the wedding of your dreams.
The Greco room features a beautiful stone fireplace for warmth, a sweeping staircase for grand entrances, and a vintage wine cellar for world-class wine (after all, it wouldn’t be a Tuscan venue with great wine).
Situated on seven wooded acres, Sera Bella is the perfect venue for an Italian garden wedding. The tall trees, pond, and fountain create a picturesque backdrop for a floral ceremony arch (they already have a structure in place for you to design and decorate however you’d like.) Then, set up a tent and sparkling lights for an al fresco celebration.
Check back with us for Kate and Nick’s wedding venue filmed by my fantastic wedding videography partner Alec (who also happens to be my handsome hubby).
Cheers to the happy couple! And thanks to all of the other exceptional wedding professionals who made it all possible. To book your Bella Sera wedding photography package, connect with us here to begin!
Photography | Mariah Treiber Photography, LLC – Mariah
Videography | Mariah Treiber Photography, LLC – Alec
Bridal Shop | Bridal Beginning
DJ | DJ Crush (He is fantastic!)
Florist | Dormont Florist
Cake | Bethel Bakery
Hair & Makeup | Lakyn James Salon