The only thing sweeter than marriage is dessert! If you and your spouse-to-be are interested in a wedding location that’ll satiate your desire for sweet treats, here are four Philadelphia wedding venues for couples with a sweet tooth. In fact, they are sure to make your jaw drop:
Located at 12th and Arch Streets in beautiful Center City, Philadelphia, Reading Terminal Market is famous for its incredible culinary treats and renowned restaurateurs.
Historically, the market was originally constructed in 1859 as the Franklin and Farmer’s Markets. Within a few decades, the Terminal was boasting astronomical success with hundreds of merchants and one-of-a-kind meals and groceries.
Photo: Reading Terminal Market/Heather Fowler Photography
In addition, Reading Terminal Market now hosts weddings. In fact, weddings and rehearsals at the Terminal offer the opportunity to select among your favorite merchants. They will stay open on your special day and design a custom menu.
In addition, interactive and DIY dessert experiences are available to make your event engaging and extraordinary. For example, the Terminal features ice cream vendors including Bassetts and Miller’s. It hosts bakeries with donuts, cookies, pies, and other delectable desserts. Furthermore, The Flying Monkey Bakery has award-winning whoopie pies, homemade marshmallows, truffles, and cake-pie hybrids. Finally, candy may also be involved at your celebration, if you so choose. Certainly, a unique Philadelphia wedding location!
Photo: The Farm Bakery & Events
The Farm Bakery & Events is a warm, magical space located on 54 acres of land in Quakertown. The bakery originated out of Meyers Family Restaurant in 1949, memorable for its funny cakes, apple dumplings, seasonal crumb pies, and Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo Fly. Now, the bakery’s specialty in mini desserts has happy customers regularly purchasing pies, cupcakes, cheesecakes, fruit tarts, and eclairs. Every treat is homemade with locally-sourced ingredients and decorated with beautiful floral designs.
Its event space, The Seed Barn may accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail reception with options for additional seating and tents. It features stunning chandeliers and string lights to create a romantic ambiance. Newly renovated rustic and country chic suites offer space for the couple to get ready and decompress before the ceremony. The Farm offers a cozy fire-pit for s’mores and a Flour Cart with a customizable chalkboard menu. The Bakery has unforgettable gourmet dessert table packages and crafts wedding cakes as beautiful as they are delicious.
Photo: DoubleTree Philadelphia by Hilton/Lauren Brimhall Photography
DoubleTree Philadelphia by Hilton greets its guests with warm, thick chocolate chip cookies packed with baked walnuts. There is no better way to start your celebratory weekend than with a mouthwatering, famous treat! This tradition, beginning in the 1980s, is a unique experience for guests and provides an exciting vision for planning your wedding desserts. In fact, you may incorporate fresh warm chocolate chip cookies as your party favors for departing guests or as part of your dessert package.
Photo: DoubleTree by Hilton
Located on the Avenue of the Arts, DoubleTree is a beautiful and elegant space, guaranteed to produce stunning backdrops for your wedding photos. A four-story glass atrium is only the tip of the iceberg at this Philadelphia hotel wedding venue. The Symphony Ballroom is perfect for a smaller crowd meanwhile Ormandy Ballroom is fit for a gala-tier event with up to 350 guests. Outdoor patio space is also available. DoubleTree offers incredible meal services and customizable menus to satisfy your inner-foodie.
Power Plant, located in historic Old City Philadelphia, is a charming, unique, and breathtaking space to celebrate your wedding. This location is the perfect inspiration for a chocolate themed wedding; Power Plant was formerly the Wilbur Chocolate Factory. In fact, the chocolate factory was a product of Mr. Henry Oscar Wilbur’s love for confections and candy in the late 1800s.
Now, the industrial wedding venue has a warehouse photo studio and a large event space that can seat up to 110 guests. In addition, the venue features 25-foot ceilings and 34 feet of industrial windows to brighten your celebration. Furthermore, the building’s steel beams and extraordinary smokestack give the venue an industrial feel and serve as reminders of the origin of the establishment.
Finally, renting out the commercial style kitchen is the finishing touch to preparing a celebration with delectable meals and desserts.
Obviously, it’s easy to see why these are the best Philadelphia wedding venues for couples with a sweet tooth.