Historic Wedding Venues in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a city rich in history. From its days as the nation’s capital in the late 1700s to its current renaissance, architecture and craftsmanship have thrived here. Did you know that many of Philly’s beloved landmark houses are available to book for weddings and receptions? Let one of these historic buildings serve as a charming and sophisticated wedding venue for your special day!

1. The Gables at Chadds Ford

Banquet Room: The Gables at Chadds Ford, Philadelphia, PA

This rustic stone building served as a dairy barn in the 19th century. Fully renovated, it now boasts a banquet hall with a gabled ceiling and French windows, as well as a gorgeous landscaped terrace for open-air wedding ceremonies.

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2. The Powel House and Ballroom

Historic Wedding Venues in Philadelphia

This Society Hill landmark of Georgian architecture is the perfect venue for an elegant wedding ceremony or reception! The dining room is located on the first floor; across the hall is a parlor just right for pre-reception cocktails. The upstairs houses a rococo ballroom and the grounds offer a restored period garden.

• Capacity: 75

• Amenities: Catering & bar service available

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3. The Physick House

Philadelphia Wedding Venues: Physick House

Built in 1786 by a wealthy wine merchant, the four-story brick Physick House is nestled in the heart of Old City Philadelphia. Interior rooms are decorated in stunning period design, while lovingly curated gardens showcase 19th-century plants. A romantic winding path and grotto complete the picture.

• Capacity: 75 guests for indoor events; 100 for garden parties

• Amenities: Catering & bar service available

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