Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street • Philadelphia • PA 19106


Betsy Ross House

239 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Nearly 300 years of history: This Old City landmark celebrating the birthplace of the American flag was once home to Betsy Ross. The original Colonial house still stands as a museum, and site rentals support its preservation and education efforts.
  • The charming cobblestone courtyard provides a memorable open-air setting for an intimate ceremony, cocktail reception, or banquet. Café-style tables and chairs are available, and the tentable space features vintage street lamp lighting.
  • Arrange a visit from Betsy Ross herself or other major colonial figures with the Once Upon A Nation History Makers. These reenactors have thoroughly researched the people they're portraying and can mingle with your guests or even officiate or emcee your event.

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $1,600/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Event duration
  • The starting price covers up to 4 hours of event time. Additional rental time is $400/hour.

Ceremony Fee
  • $1,200/event and up
Additional Info
  • The Betsy Ross Courtyard is an uncovered space. EventQuip, their exclusive tenting partner, can provide a tent, chairs, and table rentals.

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 0 130
Cocktails, etc. Standing 0 200
Reception Seated 0 80
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 80.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info

Price

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Catering

Preferred list

Alcohol

BYO

Alcohol must be served by a licensed bartender booked through one of the venue's preferred caterers. Event security is required at an additional cost of $35/hour of event. Alcohol must remain in the event space.


Amplified Music

Outdoors
Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Not wheelchair accessible

Availability

March–December, daily, 4pm–10pm.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Non-Profit
  • Unique
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Other View

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