From ballrooms to breweries, Philadelphia has many gorgeous wedding venues to choose from. So no matter what you choose, you can’t go wrong! If you want a venue with views of the city or even of a forest, I have three wedding venues with amazing views in Philadelphia so you can have a beautiful backdrop for your wedding.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, so it’s an easy spot to get to if you want a city wedding. It has some fantastic pieces of artwork, so you can get some fun shots with statues or a portrait of George Washington. The large windows in the reception area provide beautiful light and a great view. PAFA is the perfect wedding venue if you want to be centrally located, if you want to get some pretty views, and if you love art!
On the opposite of the Schuylkill is Cira Centre. It’s a 29-story high-rise across the street from 30th Street Station with a glass façade offering amazing light and a beautiful, clean and modern feel. It is attached to 30th street station by an enclosed walkway and you can take couples photos right in the grand train station! This venue has great options for taking wedding photos inside in Philadelphia, which can be a huge comfort because you won’t have to stress about weather on your wedding day! Cira Centre is a the perfect wedding venue for a Center City Philadelphia wedding if you want to get a variety of views right in the hub of the city.
If you want to be in Philadelphia but get some views of forests and rivers, Valley Green Inn is the venue for you! Built in 1850, it’s a unique venue because it’s actually the last roadhouse in Philadelphia. It’s in Fairmount Park on the Wissahickon Creek, and the in is completely surrounded of the peace of nature – an oasis in Philadelphia! It’s the perfect wedding venue if you want the convenience of being in Philadelphia while still being surrounded by a beautiful park and forest.
If you want your wedding photos to have something a little extra with the backdrop, these wedding venues with amazing views in Philadelphia are great options for you to choose from!