2017 Wedding Reception Sites Directory

The complete guide to post-nuptial fun.




This directory features venues that accommodate 80 guests or more. Details include the name and location of the facility, cost per person or rental fee, capacity for dinner/buffet/cocktails (when available), and a brief description.

ACE Conference Center
Lafayette Hill, (610) 825-8000
$150, 250/250/500
Located on 310 acres of rolling hills.

Alban’s Garden
Newtown Square, (610) 356-0459 
Cost varies. 130
An elegant room looking out over five acres.

Anthony Wayne House
Paoli, (610) 213-3097 
$125. 225
A Georgian-style mansion and adjacent grounds. 

Appleford Estate
Villanova, (610) 527-4280
Cost varies. 180
A 1705 mansion plus terrace.

Ash Mill Farm
Holicong, (215) 794-5373
Cost varies. 250
An elegant barn and accommodations on 10 acres.

The Baldwin School
Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-2700
Cost varies. 700
A Victorian mansion on 22 acres.

The Ballroom at Downingtown Country Club
Downingtown, (610) 873-0800
Cost $275. 85/120
The venue overlooks fountains and greens.

The Ballroom at Ellis Preserve
Newtown Square, (484) 315-8539
Cost varies
This newly opened ballroom built in 1932 is a historical landmark in the Greek Revival style.

The Barn at Silverstone
Lancaster, (855) 687-8920
Cost varies
An elegant barn with stone and beams, stables, and a courtyard.

Bellewood Golf & Country Club
Pottstown, (610) 718-9100
Cost varies. 100
An elegant indoor/outdoor venue.

Bolingbroke Mansion
Radnor, (610) 825-8082
$60-80
A beautiful mansion accompanied by gardens.

Brandywine Catering
Chadds Ford,
(610) 459-3705

$250. 110/110/150
A warm, quaint atmosphere.

Brandywine Manor House
Honey Brook, (610) 942-2200
Cost varies
An elegant 1740s manor on 85 acres. 

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, (610) 388-8112
$2,500-plus. 120/400/400
A museum in a historic mill with Wyeth art.

Carriage House at Days Inn
West Chester, (610) 692-1900
Cost varies. 250/250/250
An elegantly renovated ballroom.

Columbia Station
Phoenixville, (610) 933-6336
$120. 220
A picturesque garden and ceremony area.

Concordville Inn
Concordville, (610) 459-2230, ext. 500 
$118.95-$141.95. 300
Offering an elegant atmosphere.

Corinthian Yacht Club
Essington, (610) 521-4705
Cost varies. 150
An intimate clubhouse with seven acres.

Desmond Hotel
Malvern, (800) 575-1776
Cost varies. 250
A beautiful ballroom with chandeliers. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia – Valley Forge
King of Prussia, (610) 337-1200
Cost varies
Offering an indoor/outdoor ceremony-and-reception space.

Downingtown Country Club
Downingtown, (610) 873-0800, ext. 614
$90-$160. 300
A lovely garden ideal for outdoor celebrations.

Drexelbrook Catering & Corporate Events Center
Drexel Hill, (610) 259-7000
Cost varies. 1,000
Rooms for cocktails and ceremonies, plus a veranda.

Duportail House
Chesterbrook, (610) 644-4840
Cost varies
A 1740s farmhouse on beautiful grounds.

Embassy Suites Philadelphia – Valley Forge
Wayne, (610) 647-6700
Cost varies. 150
Full-service property with beautiful atrium. 

The Farmhouse at People’s Light & Theatre
Malvern, 
(610) 647-1631
Cost $110-$135. 200-280
(no dance floor)

English perennial gardens and banquet facility.

Franklin Commons
Phoenixville, (610) 983-4640
Cost varies
An art gallery and courtyard are among location options.

Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast
West Chester, (610) 436-5788
Cost varies
An intimate spot specializing in weekend events.

The Gables at Chadds Ford
Chadds Ford, (610) 388-7700.
$130-$180. 140
A rustic room with a terrace and patio for ceremonies and receptions.

General Warren Inne
Malvern, (610) 296-3637.
Custom pricing. 40-120
A beautiful, historic venue with exceptional cuisine.

Great Hall at Immaculata University
Immaculata, (610) 647-4400
Cost varies. 200
A beautiful ballroom setting.

The Greathouse at Loch Nairn Golf Club
Avondale, (610) 268-2235
Cost varies. 190/150/250
A jewel with cathedral ceilings, wood floors and Oriental rugs.

Greystone Hall
West Chester, (610) 696-1272
Cost varies
A stately 1920s mansion and estate. 

Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast
Chester Heights, (610) 459-3000
Cost varies. 10
An intimate setting.

Hartefeld National Golf Club
Avondale, (610) 268-8800
$120-$300. 220/200/350
A classic setting, with rolling hills and a veranda.

The Highlands Mansion and Gardens
Fort Washington, (215) 641-2687
Cost varies
A 1796 mansion on 44 acres, with two acres of landscaped gardens.

The High Point at St. Peter's Church
Malvern, (610) 644-2261
Cost varies
Two venues on a 16-acre property.

Hilltop House
Devon, (610) 341-3928.
$150. 60/75
A charming 23-acre property with gardens, an orchard and a farmhouse.

Hunting Hill Mansion at Ridley Creek State Park
Newtown Square, (484) 580-8260.
Cost varies. 150
An elegant mansion in a rustic setting.

Inn at Historic Hilton Garden Inn
Kennett Square, (610) 444-9100
$19-$36. 100/100/150
Offering menus for any budget.

Inn at Historic Yellow Springs
Chester Springs, (610) 827-7414
Cost varies. 150
Working fireplaces, antiques and candles. 

Italian American Club
Kennett Square, (610) 383-7875
$40-$550. 250/250/250
Affordable, elegant, customized.

Kings Mills
Media, (610) 558-1860
$70-$85. 85-600
Five beautiful wood-and-stone banquet rooms.

Maggiano's Little Italy
King of Prussia, (610) 992-3322
$43-$87. 180
Family-style Italian cuisine in a beautiful ballroom.

The Mask and Wig Club
Philadelphia, (215) 716-7378
Cost varies
Home to the oldest all-male collegiate comedy club, the facility dates back to the 1800s.

Mendenhall Inn
Mendenhall, (610) 388-2100
$69-$149. 275/275/350
Two large, fabulous ballrooms.

Merion Tribute House
Merion Station, (610) 664-1267
Cost varies
A 1924 Gothic mansion with a ballroom and wedding balcony.

Milestone Events
West Chester, (610) 918-4704.
Cost varies. 295
Offering everything from bridal suites to reception space.

Museum at Chemical Heritage Foundation
Philadelphia, (215) 925-2222
Cost varies. 300 Modern facilities.

National Museum of American Jewish Heritage
Philadelphia, (215) 923-3811
Cost varies
History and elegance everywhere, from the ballroom to the terrace to the lobby.

Oakbourne Mansion
Westtown, (610) 692-1930
Cost varies
An elegant former summer home built in the 1800s.

The Oaks Ballroom
Glenolden, (610) 461-4345
Cost $70-$140. 65/350
Featuring two ballrooms—one intimate and one large.

The Old Mill
Rose Valley, (610) 892-0141 
Cost varies. 250
A garden setting with private courtyards.

Paxon Hollow Country Club
Broomall, (610) 353-0220, ext. 3
$95-$110. 275/250/275
A recently renovated banquet facility with a panoramic view. 

Peddler's Village
Lahaska, (215) 794-4000
Cost varies
A gazebo and carousel, plus multiple rooms. 

Penn Oaks Golf Club
West Chester,
(610) 399-0501

$68-plus. 500/500/500
Recently renovated.

Phoenixville Foundry
Phoenixville, (610) 917-8400
Cost varies. 500
A turn-of-the-century events facility.

Power Plant Productions
Philadelphia, (215) 592-8775
Cost varies
An urban, industrial-chic building with 25-foot ceilings and exposed brick walls. 

The Radnor Hotel
Wayne, (610) 688-5800
$105.95-plus. 250
A ballroom, a patio, artful gardens and accommodations. 

The Radnor Hunt
Malvern, (610) 644-4439
$110. 200/160/275
A charming historical building on 17 acres. 

Radnor Valley Country Club
Villanova, (610) 688-9450
$135. 300
A Georgian mansion set on rolling greens. 

Saturday Club of Wayne
Wayne, (610) 688-9746
Cost varies. 120
A Tudor building with a ballroom and stage.

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
Philadelphia, (215) 365-7233
Cost varies, 2,000
A spacious museum offering 78,000 square feet.

Springfield Country Club
Springfield, (610) 690-7600
$95-$138. 800
A spacious facility with three ballrooms. 

Stoltzfus Homestead & Gardens
Gordonville, (717) 768-8801
Cost varies
An elegant 19th-century farmhouse, barn and grounds. 

Tyler Arboretum
Media, (610) 566-9134
$125. 150
A historic stone barn and outdoor settings.

The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs
Chester Springs, (610) 827-7414
Cost varies. 150
A 1750 colonial inn. 

Waynesborough Country Club
Paoli, (610) 296-2122.
Cost varies 250/200/250
A new clubhouse reminiscent of a farmhouse.

West Chester Golf & Country Club
West Chester, (610) 696-0150
$150. 100/80/100
Offering versatile event rooms and outdoor spaces.

White Manor Country Club
Malvern, (610) 647-1070, ext. 122
$130. 220
A natural setting surrounded with rolling hills.

Women’s Club of Bala Cynwyd
Bala Cynwyd, (610) 664-9107
Cost varies. 160-180
A colonial building with a large fireplace in the foyer.

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