Tyler ArboretumMedia, Pennsylvania
Credit: Toast Weddings
Tyler Arboretum is set among 650 acres of rolling meadows and pristine woodlands in Media, Pennsylvania. It offers a setting unparalleled for its natural beauty, historic charm, and true romance. In fact, Mother Nature's talents set the stage for breathtaking weddings amid butterfly-filled gardens, towering trees, fields of wildflowers, and centuries-old structures.
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT TYLER ARBORETUM HAS COMPLETED A $1.2 MILLION RENOVATION PROJECT. IT INCLUDES RENOVATION OF OUR CIRCA 1792 BARN AND NEW TENTS EQUIPPED WITH BISTRO LIGHTING AND FANS.
Gardens & Arboretum
Tyler Arboretum's collections provide exquisite backdrops every season of the year. In spring, the perfume of hundreds of lilacs, magnolias, and rhododendrons fill the air, while the herb-filled Fragrant Garden comes to life in the summer sunshine. By autumn, the turning leaves of centuries-old trees steal the show. The beauty continues into winter with the snow-laden branches of Pennsylvania state-champion conifers and hollies.
Tyler Arboretum can hold up to 200 guests within the stone bank barn, circa 1834 and tenting over an adjacent patio. It overlooks a rolling valley of majestic trees and a babbling stream. Our newly renovated Barn can also host up to 140 guests for dining.
The porch and lawn of another historic structure, Lachford Hall, circa 1738, are ideal for ceremonies and cocktails. In addition, Tyler Arboretum's many gardens and charming structures offer unlimited backdrops for photography within this wedding venue in Delaware County.
Dating to a 1681 land grant from William Penn, Tyler Arboretum has remained an oasis of tranquility for centuries. Twenty miles of marked trails encourage visitors to explore one of the oldest and largest arboreta in the United States. This exceptional rustic Delaware County wedding venue is located only 30 minutes west of Philadelphia in an area offering several charming bed and breakfasts.
Contact Coby at Tyler Arboretum today for more information or to schedule a tour!
We have nothing but great things to say about the staff at Tyler Arboretum and JAM Catering. Friendly, professional, and excellent communication. Tyler?s is a beautiful space with a variety of options to fit almost anyone?s needs or vision. The tasting event was excellently organized and the food was exceptional. They have removed a large amount of stress from the planning process and I can?t recommend them enough.
We have hired JAM catering for our upcoming wedding at Tyler Arboretum in July of 2022. My fiance and I had never before experienced a JAM catered event, so we were very excited for the much-anticipated group tasting luncheon that JAM hosted. When the tasting finally arrived, we were blown away at the quantity and quality of all of the food that JAM provided. At the group tasting JAM provided a long list of culinary choices and experiences, from several of their most popular entrees to passed and stationary hor d'oeuvres and desserts, as well as a huge variety of stations including decadent paella stating, homemade soft pretzels, a gelato cart, and my personal favorite the made to order guac station. We enjoyed every bite of the food, and we left the tasting with happy bellies. I have a few food allergies, but JAM was diligent in providing many options for me despite my food limitations. We were also excited to learn more about JAM?s menu, as so much of it is ?farm-to-table? and based on more sustainable food options. It has been difficult to narrow down our wedding food options, because there are so many to choose from! The group tasting was not just about the food taste or visuals, but it also showcased the wonderful chefs and servers behind the JAM catering business, including Jeffery Miller, himself! The whole crew was working really hard, and they were all very personal. I got to meet some of the event planners and the team members who would be working our wedding at Tyler this summer. We truly enjoyed our experience at the tasting and it made us feel so grateful that we decided to go with JAM catering for our big day!
Truly an incredible experience! We are so impressed with Tyler Arboretum weddings and Jeffrey Miller Catering and are thrilled to have chosen them for our wedding. Thanks to Cassie and her amazing team for making our day simply perfect! Very accommodating for food allergies and dietary restrictions, and wonderful food that our guests are still raving about! Unique, off-the-beaten path beautiful venue!
The staff at Tyler Arboretum and JAM Catering far exceeded our expectations. The day went so smoothly, the food was exceptional and the venue was absolutely stunning. Emily McFadden was fantastic and left me with absolutely nothing to worry about the day of. Our guests all raved about the food saying it was the best they have had at a wedding and are still talking about how beautiful the venue was. So thankful we choose Tyler for our special day!
Tyler is simply amazing. I got married last Saturday and the weather was absolutely beautiful. There are so many different spots to get married at Tyler, great for pictures if you love flowers and nature. Lots of walking for guests but they have golf carts to help with the elderly. Everyone loved the set up and thought it was gorgeous.
Just wanted to reach out and say thank you and everyone on the JAM team. On what was supposed to be our wedding day, its hard not think about what could have been, but with all the support we have gotten from all of you, its easy to imagine what will be on our new date. I am super appreciative for how easy your team is making this switch to a new date, and all the flexibility during these crazy times. Glad that we can focus on staying healthy and safe, knowing that we have the dream team helping us make our wedding day awesome even if it is not what we originally planned. Thank you for answering the endless questions, listening when we needed to vent, providing endless and helpful information, and just being available at any time. It is certainly making this whole process so much easier. Kev and I thank you sincerely for all that you guys have done so far, and all that is to come. We are excited for what June holds, the chance to see everyone we care about, and the chance to celebrate something special. Hoping you and your families are staying safe and healthy during this time. Looking forward to working with you all in the near future! Thank you for everything! ? -The Soon-to-be Hubers
My fiance and I will be getting married at Tyler in October and absolutely cannot wait! We were initially drawn to the amazing grounds at Tyler and the beautiful ceremony options and the barn. Cassie and her whole team have been so helpful through this process. Plus, the food from JAM is AMAZING!!! We cannot wait to continue the planning process with them until our big day!
We had our wedding at Tyler Arboretum on October 4th and I couldn't have imagined a more perfect day. None of it would have been possible without our amazing coordinator, Cassie. She made our whole experience extremely enjoyable, stress free and fun! From the ceremony in the magnolia garden to the reception in the barn, every second of our wedding was a dream!
My wedding at Tyler is set to take place in less then 2 months from today (Yay!!) and we can't say enough good things about the process thus far! Our initial meeting with Angela was all we needed to immediately book the venue without even looking elsewhere! Tyler itself is not only beautiful in every season, but the event spaces are exactly what we were looking for, we couldn't have created a more perfect spot to get married! From the rustic outdoor scenes and beautiful flowers, to the hanging lights and rustic decor, Tyler hit every check point we were looking for!! Our assigned wedding planner ( Lauren ) has always kept us up to date on what has been going on and made sure we were comfortable and able to have everything we wanted but that we stuck to our budget. A few weeks ago we attended the Jeffrey Miller tasting extravaganza and got the opportunity to sample many different types of appetizers, dinners and desserts. Everything we tasted was delicious which made narrowing it down a hard choice, but we got to customize our menu to our liking, even switch up some things to get everything just the way we would want!! We just finished up our meeting on site with Lauren and with less then 2 months to go, we are so excited for the big day to come and can't wait to get there and for Tyler and Jeffrey Miller to help make it the best day ever!!!
Beautiful venue!!! Had my wedding in September. My guests still talk about how amazing everything was! From the food to the staff, just wonderful! We used the barn for our cocktail hour. So happy it was finished! Dana our wedding planner was fabulous! My husband and I wish we could do it again?
When we toured this venue for our upcoming wedding, we knew it was special. This was before they did the amazing $1.2 million renovation to the barn that really has made this venue out of this world. They have multiple locations to hold your ceremony and every one of them is beautiful. This new barn is really going to make this one of the most coveted venues in the area. It is seriously that pretty. Plus, Jeffery Miller Catering is the exclusive cater for the venue, and they have been great to work with and have crazy awesome food.
Angela and the staff at Tyler Arboretum helped create our dream wedding. We truly could not have envisioned a more romantic, beautiful day. The decor, food, and professionalism exceeded our expectations. We had the best day and were able to enjoy every minute due to the hard work of the staff. Our friends and family cannot stop talking about how wonderful the day was for everyone. We would recommend Angela, her team, and Tyler Arboretum to any couple looking to tie the knot in a romantic outdoor setting!
Angela, We had an incredible day, and heard only amazing things from everyone. We are so lucky that the venue was available and that you, personally, were able to be there for us! Your help was appreciated more than I can express. Everything was more perfect than I could have hoped for. We can't wait to come back to Tyler. Thank you so incredibly much, Mary (and Miguel)
Monica, I want to thank you and your staff for an amazing wedding. You were great!!! Our guest are still talking about how great the food was and how beautiful everything looked. I will absolutely be recommending JAM and Tyler to people. In fact a father stopped me on Sunday at Tyler to ask me what I thought...I had nothing but positive things to say. It really was a great wedding so thank you so much!
My son's wedding was last Sunday, May 27, at Tyler arboretum. Everything was terrific - one of those weddings everyone will remember for a long time as one of the very best. The hors d'oeuvres, meals and service were totally outstanding - drew rave reviews from our discerning guests. We were extremely pleased with the handling and management of the affair by Angela DiLella (Jeffrey Miller's wedding planner for Tyler Arboretum) she was terrific - can't imagine anyone more at ease and in total control, with a real eye for excellence. We will highly recommend Jeffrey Miller and Angela DiLella to our friends - those at the wedding already know they are outstanding.
Angela, We had an amazing time and all of the food was wonderful!!!! I also loved the place..it was a very intimate experience! Thank you for your recommendations..We also decided to do the gelato cones that are passed around which the chef suggested it. Have a great rest of the weekend! Genny
It was a pleasure to work with you and the rest of the Jeffrey Miller team. Monica and Amir and the rest of the staff took excellent care of us. The day really was perfect, and we couldn't have done it without you! Best wishes for the rest of your wedding season and beyond!
Sue... We only heard great comments from our guests about location, food and service. We were very pleased with it all!
Food liked by all guests - lots of good feedback about it. Vanessa D. & Tim S.
Dear Monica, Thank-you so much for helping us plan and execute an AMAZING Day! We can't thank you enough for your insight and help. We both wish you the best of luck with all your events at Tyler and hope they can be 1/2 as special as you made ours. A+. Thanks again! Much love, Jennie and Whit
Thank you, Monica, for everything!!!! The day would not have been nearly as wonderful without you coordinating everything. It saved us so much stress :) Thanks again for everything. The day was perfect, and I would certainly recommend Jeffrey Miler Catering to anyone. The food and fun were fantastic! Sincerely, Kristin Pupa
Monica, Thank you so much for your help with Kristin and Adam's wedding. You were responsive to the many extra things we asked for and did not question or criticize what we wanted. We were very impressed and pleased with the whole catering organization and your help throughout the whole event. We appreciate you all so very much! I have never seen so many people have so much fun at a reception! Even the young people said it was one of the best parties they had ever been to. Adam and Kristin thought it was 'awesome' and since we did it for them, it was a great success. Again, many many thanks. Sandi
We were extremely pleased. Ryane was fabulous to work with. Our captain was excellent too. Sue Cunnane was terrific at the start and in the initial planning phase. She sold us on the Tyler and Jeffrey A. Miller. Erin and Matt, 9/12/09
Dear Sue, Thank you so much for all your help preparing for the wedding, and putting together such a beautiful event + delicious meal! Working with you has been such a pleasure - many thanks! All best, Kabeera & Gary
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