Unique Philadelphia Wedding Photographer Fav. Venues

As we enter into the wedding planning season one of the first decisions newly engaged couples will have to make is choosing their venue. As a Philadelphia Wedding Photographer we are often asked for a list of some of our favorite places.  We wanted to share 10 Philadelphia wedding venues that we really love – it was hard to narrow it down though!  This is just a snap shot of all the venues we love to shoot in as a Unique Philadelphia Wedding Photographer.

1.  Audubon Center

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Where is it? 1201 Pawlings Road, Audubon, 19403

Who’s it for?  A couple looking for something rustic, but not too far from the city – only about a half hour drive.  Indoor and outdoor space is available, so it can be a beautiful venue any time of year!

Special Feature? A beautiful apple orchard can make for great fall protraits!

BG Examples! Tricia and Tom Marissa and Brian

2. Bartram’s Garden  

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Where is it? 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard in Philadelphia

Who’s it for? Couple’s who don’t want to leave the city, but are looking for an outdoor space with the beauty and tranquility of the country.

Special Feature? The gardens are open for more than just weddings! You could go visit just for a fun weekend activity, or even to have your engagement session!

BG Examples! Lisa and John Cathie and Al!

3. Kimmel Center 

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Where is it?  1500 Walnut Street, Floor 17 · Philadelphia, PA 19102

Who’s it for? Couple’s who are looking for a classy venue with lots of options and great food.  Jose Garces’ caters all Kimmel Center weddings!

Special Feature? You can have a rooftop wedding! Be sure to check out the Hamilton Garden!

BG Example! Laurie and Aaron

4. Talamore Country Club

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Where is it? 723 Talamore Drive Ambler, PA 19002

Who’s it for? Couples who are looking for a beautiful suburban venue with lots of space and options for portraits.

Special Feature? Brides and grooms get a 1-year membership to Talamore Golf Club!

BG Examples! Lindsay and Andrew

5. Please Touch Museum 

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Where is it? 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131

Who’s it for? Couple’s looking for a unique venue in the city.  There are six different event space options for couples that are sure to meet many different tastes and accommodate many different sized weddings.

Special Features? Board a Septa bus or ride a carousel for your portraits!

BG Examples! Jocelyn and Phil Daniel and Sauce

6. Horticultural Center 

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Where is it? 100 North Horticultural Drive Philadelphia, PA 19131, Philadelphia

Who’s it for? Couple’s looking for a beautiful indoor and outdoor space right outside of Center City.

Special Feature?  Have your reception in the greenhouse where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery any time of year!

BG Examples! Grace and Rich Kristen and Win

7. Springfield Country Club 

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Where is it? 400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064

Who’s it for? Couple’s looking for one stop shopping – Springfield Country Club will take care of everything!

Special Feature?  The new Marriot Hotel allows out of town guests (and guests who had a little too much fun) to stay over!

BG Example! Laura and Tom

8. Magic Gardens

We haven’t shot a wedding here – but we’d love to!

Where is it? 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Who’s it for? Couple’s looking for a truly unique and relaxed wedding.  The Magic Gardens are located in the heart of the city and is a gorgeous mosaic sculpture garden

Special feature? You rent the space and then have complete control over catering, tables, chairs, decor – so you know the whole day will be exactly what you decide!

9. Racquet Club of Philadelphia 

Where is it? 216 South 16th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

Who’s it for?  Couple’s looking for a classy historic venue – the mansion is over 100 years old!

Special feature?  The Racquet Club can not only host your wedding, but also your rehearsal dinner and day after brunch!

 BG Example! Jennifer and Scott

10. ANYWHERE!  

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Where is it? It’s your backyard. or the park where you had your first kiss, or the bowling alley where you hang out on Friday nights.

Who’s it for? Couple’s who have a favorite place they want to share with their friends and family.

Special Feature? You could be the first one to get married there!

 

We look forward to shooting in lots of new venues in 2014 and 2015 too!  Share your favorite wedding venues in the comments below!