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The 6 Most Instagrammable Philadelphia Wedding Venues

Learn about the most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues, how our list can help you find picturesque event spaces and impact the success of your planning.

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Are you looking for the most Instagrammable wedding venues in Philadelphia? You are not alone. As photos and technology become more important, you might need a captivating background or unique Philadelphia wedding venue. After all, they may be the center of a jaw-dropping post on social media. Of course, these images will hang on your wall for years. Fortunately, the Tri-State area is full of one-of-a-kind ceremony and reception rentals.

Certainly, Philadelphia is no exception, offering inspiring event spaces. Here are the six most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues.

Bride and groom posing by green plant wall at Artesano's, one of the most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues

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Six photo worthy Philly wedding locations and guest capacity


It’s not every day you experience a 28-foot live plant wall. And that’s just one of the many Instagrammable spaces at Artesano Gallery in Manayunk. In fact, the reimagined 1900s corner warehouse is unlike any other in Philadelphia.
For example, across Green Lane, Artesano’s new sculpture garden is beautiful. It consists of unique hand-forged art set against historic brick. It’s accented with plants underneath the iconic Manayunk Bridge. Steps away, the Chapel’s gold doors are a must-see.

Bride and groom in front of patterned gold doors at Artesano Manayunk wedding venue

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On the patio, choose between a wall painted in the color of deep fall sunshine. Or the arched wood door studded with hand-forged iron. Step inside the glass façade into the Lower Gallery. There, various shades of brick complement art pieces. It’s a space used for cocktail hour.

Finally, up the stairs, imagine sitting at your sweetheart table. It stands out in an industrial chic atmosphere of exposed beams, art and historic brick.

Bride and groom's first look holding bouquet by chevron columned entrance at ONE North Broad Philadelphia wedding venue

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ONE North Broad

ONE North Broad is a visual gift of color, texture, pattern and art.
It’s a unique Philadelphia wedding venue within the Masonic Temple in the heart of Center City.
In fact, the entrance alone is photo-worthy with its Norman-style façade. For example, patterned panels and columns frame the Grand Entrance Gate. Each is a different texture.
And then there’s the red carpet that rolls to the street for special occasions. Certainly, there is so much to capture without having stepped inside.

Groom dips bride in front of entrance at ONE North Broad's Philadelphia wedding venue

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Imagine your choice of two sets of Tennessee marble grand staircases. Each reflects Renaissance-inspired neoclassicism, at least one flanked by stately street lamps.
Indeed, the stairs pave the way for a memorable entrance or unique photo opportunity.

Bride and groom smiling and holding hands on the winding marble staircase at ONE North Broad, one of the most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues

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In addition to stairs, there is no shortage of statues at ONE North Broad. In fact, a bronze Benjamin Franklin stands in the front of the ballroom.

Additionally, the room features stained glass windows. and composite-style architecture. Also, there is unique flooring that consists of intricate small tile patterns.

The ballroom can seat 250 guests. However, it can combine with the Grand Foyer nearby for up to 450.

Bride and groom talking in front of stained glass window at ONE North Broad Philadelphia wedding location

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Upstairs, the second-floor marble foyer is yet another option for up to 200 guests. Of course, there are more irresistible backdrops. Certainly, its stained glass is a focal point with columns and statues framing the view. Look up in the Foyer Under the Stars. There is a dazzling blue patterned ceiling inspired by former skylights. Then look down. Black and white checkered flooring signifies the balance of good and evil.

For wedding ceremonies, ONE North Broad offers seven lodge rooms. In fact, each has a different historic theme such as Italian Renaissance or ancient Egypt.

For instance, Corinthian Hall is the most popular ceremony space. It’s a nod to ancient Greece. Finally, it can hosts up to 300 guests.

Bride in sunglasses with bouquet against flower mosaic at W Philadelphia, one of the most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues

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W Philadelphia

W Hotel is that lively stylish Center City Philadelphia wedding venue. It allows your photos to push boundaries and pop with a bit of sass.

Let’s begin as we soar up 51 floors with more than 45,000 square feet of event space divided among three floors.

On street level, the texture of white columns in The Living Room makes a statement. Paired with alternating uplighting, it’s mesmerizing. And there are surprises around every corner. For example, you may encounter a wall of ceramic skulls.

Image of rooftop garden with views of City Hall at W Philadelphia wedding venue

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And if that doesn’t grab your attention, head up to the seventh floor. Imagine your outdoor ceremony, reception or after party in the Secret Garden. Of course, within the Secret Garden, you’ll find bistro lights. But, you will also see Benjamin Franklin and Marie Antoinette busts. They glow at dusk which makes an interesting photo. That is, if your lens can capture it.

At last, indulge in craft cocktails by the mosaic fireplace. There’s views of City Hall on one side and the WET Deck pool and cabanas on the other. Heated year-round, the pool reflects city lights framed by blue and green-hued tile. Also, the WET deck is an exciting choice for a welcome reception or post-wedding brunch.

Inside, enjoy unobstructed views in W Philadelphia’s Great Room. It’s their ballroom. However, it has a built-in LED wall. In addition, there are circular light installations on the ceiling. As a matter of fact, among W Philadelphia’s reception halls, the largest may host up to 500 guests.

Beautiful reception tables with illuminated ceiling at W Philadelphia wedding venue

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And did we discuss Stevens’ Prophecy? Of course, it’s a speakeasy-like salon. In fact, it’s hidden behind the mirrored glass bar with lounges and artwork. Naturally, the art celebrates Philly’s own Grace Kelly. Or the colorful mural by Isaac Tin Wei Lin and local art? Or the sky-high terrace? In fact, there’s so much to digest in one of the most Instagrammable Philadelphia wedding venues.

Finally, for newlyweds and out-of-town guests, consider a suite. In particular, the Extreme Wow Suite. It’s a spacious 2,300-square-foot room with floor-to-ceiling windows. It boasts a big balcony and of course, foosball among other surprises. And yes, there’s a ratan swing inside the Fantastic Suite Bedroom to peer over the high-rise landscape. Obviously, perfect for a selfie.

Bride-to-be with friend by bridal shower sign at Rosalie Main Line wedding venue

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However, if you enjoy a fun, energetic vibe with a touch of elegance, then you may find yourself at Rosalie. There, modern décor meets Italian comfort.
Certainly, this Main Line event venue offers an approachable modern vibe. It has dramatic color and rich texture throughout the Italian soul food bistro.

Enter bright playful Sala Atrio, its opulent lobby lounge. There are soft teal checkered sofas, palms and blue polka dot chairs by the fireplace. Criss-crossed ceiling design throughout Rosalie adds intrigue to any photo.

Nearby, Salotto, Rosalie’s private event space opens to Picasso-inspired floral walls. It’s accented with sage chairs. Also, there is an artistic display of wooden spoons and bowls over the fireplace. Indeed, a warm rustic eclectic look. Obviously, it’s lovely for smaller weddings, bridal showers or rehearsal dinners.

Lobby lounge full of color texture and patterns at Rosalie Main Line wedding venue

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However, for larger parties, imagine a free-flowing celebration in Salotto. It opens to adjacent Sala Atrio–capable of hosting 160 guests. Or, if you prefer a more intimate space, try Sala Grande. It has vibrant red booths and plush, rosy-colored Fortuny chairs. The main room seats 60.

Teal chairs and floral backgrounds in Rosalie Main Line wedding venue

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Of course, some opt for an al fresco atmosphere. Rosalie’s Portico seats 60, reflecting Italian seaside villages. In addition, you may consider combining all three spaces for a venue buyout to allow for 200.

And the best part of all is Rosalie’s rustic authentic locally-sourced and seasonal menus reflecting all Italian regions.

Image of bride and groom under arched columns, art, sculpture at PAFA Philadelphia wedding venue

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (PAFA)

For art and history lovers, PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building is a dream come true to celebrate your big day. Architecture, bold color and texture combine. It’s an exciting visual adventure at this Philadelphia wedding venue.
While the staircase is picture-perfect, it gives way to the Gallery’s grand space. It features gothic arches with gold rosette-studded walls in a diamond arrangement. It is a feast for the eyes. The ornamental details give texture to arched doors and frame stained glass. Also, the vaulted ceiling brings the night sky in, painted blue with silver stars.
And we haven’t yet addressed American art and sculpture itself.

Bride and groom outside with party by arched exterior at PAFA Philadelphia wedding venue

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Even the exterior on the Cherry Street side is exciting. It offers a backdrop of brick and sandstone. There are rows of arched designs and scalloped accents above the Brownstone base.
Thank Philadelphia architects Frank Furness and George Hewitt for such beauty.

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123 S. Broad

A new Philadelphia wedding venue has emerged on the Avenue of the Arts. It has a rich history and fresh perspective. 123 S. Broad incorporates an appreciation of art. There are mediums of bronze, marble, glass, limestone and a hint of old-world flair. In fact, it’s reflected in the building itself.

In fact, the 1927 landmark includes a three-story marble lobby. There are nine sets of bronze doors each with a Renaissance framed border.

Up on the fifth floor past the lounge, turn left at the bubble gum-blowing Ben Franklin wallpaper. Then, follow the chevron wood floors to the Duke & Duke Boardroom.

Its navy blue ceiling against a flutter of drop-down lights has the feeling of a starry night sky. But don’t let that fool you. It’s lit with natural daylight from several large windows overlooking Broad Street.

Navy reception table with plant centerpieces at 123 S Broad new Philadelphia wedding venue

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Beautiful floral patterns alternate with historic wood panels to create a unique backdrop.

In addition, Duke & Duke Boardroom refers to Randolph and Mortimer’s Duke & Duke Bank. They are the characters in “Trading Places” filmed on the property. Duke & Duke Boardroom holds 20-120 guests.

Lounge area on rooftop deck with Center City skyline at 123 S Broad Philadelphia wedding location

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Its fresh perspective? It’s because the building offers one of Philadelphia’s newest rooftop decks. Imagine panoramic views of Center City from the rooftop deck. It is a unique location for a ceremony, cocktail hour or reception.
Hopefully, these choices help you find the most Instagrammable wedding venues in Philadelphia.