12 of Philadelphia's Best Wedding Venues

If you're planning a wedding in or near Philadelphia, you have a wealth of venues to choose from. Ballrooms, gardens, lodges, hotels, golf courses—you'll find them all here. An added perk: Many of these locations have a rich, fascinating past, thanks to Philly's special place in our nation's history.


Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: beloved art institution housed in a landmark historic building showcasing exquisite Victorian Gothic architecture • or, opt for the light-flooded, modern Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, where 3 galleries bound an exposed staircase and expansive views span Broad Street • delectable fine dining menus featuring fresh local ingredients from the phenomenal team at Constellation

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Hill-Physick House and Garden

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: exquisite 1786 Federal townhouse—the last remaining in Society Hill • whimsical, oversized garden lush with plants popular in the 19th century, plus a meandering path, draping greenery, and tranquil fish pond • period interiors furnished with French-influenced Neoclassic antiques

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Curtis Atrium by Constellation Culinary Group

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: this century-old gem in the heart of the city exudes timeless elegance • remarkable 12-story atrium with towering columns, radiant skylights, and a grand staircase framing an iconic art deco waterfall • fresh, locally-sourced menus are prepared and served with finesse

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Brandywine Manor House

Honey Brook, PA

Fab Features: 1740 stone manor house graced with wood beams, glowing chandeliers, and a wraparound porch • 85 acres of rolling meadows, country gardens, and a sparkling lake • ceremonies in front of a dreamy waterfall or charming gazebo

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: 25th-floor Burnham Ballroom offers dramatic skyline views and abundant natural light • foodie-friendly, locally-sourced menus from Square 1682, the hotel's LEED-certified, green restaurant • in-room spa services for pre-wedding pampering

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: one of the most innovative and stunning children’s museums in the world • endless unique and fun photo ops thanks to the dazzling architecture and colorful exhibits • guests can enjoy a dazzling restored 1920s carousel, a Wonderland-inspired gallery, and an urban environment with a real SEPTA bus

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Ballroom at Ellis Preserve

Newtown Square, PA

Fab Features: grand Greek revival facility in a pastoral setting • the 1930s building boasts a grand stone façade with soaring columns and a dramatic portico • all events are overseen by the event pros at Finley Catering, which has been hosting top-notch celebrations for the last 45 years

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Bellevue Hotel

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: 1904 treasure known as the "Grand Dame of Broad Street" • Lalique chandeliers, fountains, and other intricate architectural embellishments highlight the buildings French Renaissance design • opulent event spaces from the 19th-floor Rose Garden to the 2-tier grand ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Joseph Ambler Inn

North Wales, PA

Fab Features: historic 1734 farmhouse on 12 scenic acres • romantic fireside ceremonies or on the shady, tree-studded lawn • charming details like exposed stone walls and gleaming hardwood floors

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Arts Ballroom

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: elegant ballroom in the heart of Philly's Arts District • 1920s-inspired architecture includes sweeping staircases, graceful arches, sparkling chandeliers, and a Juliet balcony • exclusive use of all spaces: the stately Sylvania Cocktail Room, Grand Hall, and the swanky lounge

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Penn Oaks Golf Club

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Fab Features: say "I do" beneath a quaint gazebo on the verdant greens, followed by cocktails on a breezy patio • the elegant William Penn Ballroom is outfitted with crystal chandeliers, a large dance floor, a white fireplace and lots of windows that frame views of the golf course • packages are flexible and customizable, ensuring you'll find a perfect fit

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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BLDG39

Philadelphia, PA

Fab Features: historic, industrial-style space tucked inside the stone confines of the 1917 Frankford Arsenal • vintage touches like original whitewashed brick and iron doors and window frames pair with chic modern touches like Edison bulbs and woven chandeliers • bring your own perfect vendors and choose from their fabulous catering partners—even food trucks are an option!

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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