5 Philadelphia Wedding Venues That Are Wonderous in Winter


While the weather outside may be frightful, there is always somewhere to get married in Philadelphia that is simply delightful! Winter, marked by timeless hues like burgundy, green, and white and textures like satin, fur, velvet, and sequins, could serve as a perfect backdrop for your special day. Imagine the romantic atmosphere of mistletoe, wreaths of greenery and wedding florals. Here are five Philadelphia wedding venues that look wondrous draped in winter.

Photo: Fairmount Park Horticulture Center/Brittany Raine Photography

1. Fairmount Park Horticulture Center

The Horticulture Center includes a modern exhibition hall, an expansive open greenhouse, and a historic arboretum, which all come together to serve as the perfect venue for a nighttime winter wedding. The clear view of the sky provided by the stunning glaze greenhouse allows couples to celebrate their once-in-a-lifetime moment with the backdrop of falling snow and twinkling lights.

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The delicate winter aura created by the candles and lush greenery makes this venue stand out as the clear choice for a December wedding.

Photo: New Liberty Distillery

2. New Liberty Distillery

New Liberty is a craft whiskey distillery that operates in a restored historic building between Fishtown and Northern Liberties. The 110 year-old establishment that once served as a stable, features three levels with the distillery on the ground floor, bars and event spaces above, as well as a stunning new outdoor courtyard. Not only does the classical nature of the building emulate the essence of winter cheer, but the specialized winter menu is sure to get the newlyweds and their guests alike into the holiday spirit.

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3. Terrain Gardens at Devon Yard

Another venue that’s a little outside city limits, Terrain Gardens at Devon Yard artfully combines indoor and outdoor spaces to create a one-of-a-kind Winter Wonderland experience. The venue spins together elements of a rustic winter, like reclaimed barn floors, with the glitz and glamor of a modern white Christmas in the form of twinkling skylights.

Photo: Terrain Gardens at Devon Yard

The most spirited aspect of this venue is the lush greenery, specifically its rows of evergreen trees, so festive and cheerful that guests will view this magical wedding as their present under the tree!

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4. Phoenixville Foundry

Located about an hour outside of Philadelphia in Phoenixville, the Foundry is a stunning building that can trace its historic roots all the way back to 1882, though it was completely refurbished in 2008. The venue has a modern feel and offers a host of beautiful spaces, including Cupola Ballroom and Mezzanine, West Wing Ballroom and Heritage Center, and can accommodate upwards of 500 guests.

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With its delicate color scheme and healthy blend of modernity and antiquity, this venue emulates Christmas vibes and provides the most perfect backdrop for your special day.

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5. The Stotesbury Mansion

The Stotesbury Mansion, perched right above Rittenhouse Square, is a historic landmark established in 1897, complete with a luxurious grand ballroom that has hosted the likes of former Presidents Taft, McKinley, and Roosevelt. When booking this venue, newlyweds gain access to all three floors with a pool lounge and bridal suite on the third floor and an antique-style elevator. The classy and elegant feel of the building, paired with its delicate color scheme, makes this venue the perfect choice for a winter-time wedding.