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Newly Engaged? This Is The Easiest Way to Find a Wedding Venue in Philly

Presenting all of Philadelphia Wedding's venue guides, all in one place!

Love is in the air in a major way during the holiday season, with more couples getting engaged at the end of December than any other time of year. (It’s precisely why we spent the month celebrating proposals in the first place.) If you’re one of those lucky couples with a wedding to plan, you’ve come to the right place! Securing a venue is the most important first step in wedding planning, so we’ve rounded up all of our helpful Philadelphia wedding venue guides in one easy-to-bookmark spot. (And when you’re ready to start exploring other vendors, we’ve got you covered there, too.)

14 Stunning Waterfront Venues That Aren’t At The Shore 

Photo by Jeff Frandsen

While a beach wedding is definitely still a staple in this realm, waterfront weddings can go well beyond your typical sand-in-your-toes event. Try one of these lakefront and riverfront wedding venues instead.

8 Philadelphia Wedding Venues For When You Just Want to Throw a Really Good Party

Photo by Cassie Castellaw Photography

With built-in stages, blank-canvas interiors and bar games galore, these local spots ensure a particularly rocking good time.

How to Get Married at a Philly Sports Venue

Are you a Philadelphia sports couple? You know, the couple who hosts watch parties on game day and wears matching jerseys to Phillies games? One of you might even have a Jason Kelce tattoo. If this fits you, here’s how to have your wedding at Citizens Bank Park, the Linc, and other arenas.

7 Scenic Barn Wedding Venues in the Philadelphia Area

Photograph by Justin James Muir

It’s hard to resist the rustic charm of a wedding thrown in a historic barn: the soaring wooden ceilings, the beautiful stonework, the striking setting, be it on a sprawling farm in the country or nestled among colorful gardens.

12 Gorgeous Historic Wedding Venues Around Philadelphia

Photograph by Ardita Kola

If you’re looking for that something old to you with your something, borrowed, and blue, your options include 19th century estates, 300-year-old inns, the country’s oldest botanical garden, and more.

13 Awesome Philly Beer Gardens, Breweries, and Distilleries That Will Host Your Wedding 

Photograph by Redfield Photography

People love a good bar at a wedding, so why not make the *entire* wedding about the bar? Getting married in a beer garden, brewery, or distillery is one of our favorite ideas right now, and lucky for you, plenty in Philly and the surrounding ‘burbs are ready and willing to make that happen.

11 Woodsy Pennsylvania Wedding Venues that are Perfect for Nature Lovers

Photograph by Redfield Photography

Breathtakingly beautiful, tree and greenery-filled Pennsylvania wedding venues that are all within a three-hour drive of Philadelphia. You’re welcome in advance.

16 Top-Notch Philly Restaurants You Can Rent For Your Wedding

Photograph by Brittney Raine

It’s no secret that the key to a great wedding reception is great friends, great music, and, in our humble opinion, great food.

9 Stunning Wedding Venues at the Jersey Shore

Photograph by Steven E. Smyth

Whether you plan on saying “I do” directly on the beach or on dry land overlooking the water, the seaside venues of the Shore offer plenty of options for your warm-weather affair.

Stunning Hotel and Ballroom Wedding Venues Around Philadelphia 

hotel du pont ballroom

Hotel Du Pont / Photograph by Adrienne Matz

Ballroom and hotel wedding venues are one of the things we as a city do best, which means the possibilities are almost endless—and fit for a wide variety of styles and party sizes.

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