Whether you’ve always envisioned getting married in an industrial wedding venue, or you’re just checking out your options, there are tons of industrial wedding venues near Philly to choose from!
Modern and historic aesthetics combine in the best way with this wedding venue located in Center City Philly. The 23rd Street Armory has been standing since there were only thirteen colonies; giving you and your guests a touch of the past while stepping into a fully modern building. This venue offers a drill room, ballroom, dining area and museum available for your wedding.
The selling point of this venue is hands down the ballroom. Brick-lined walls extending to the high ceilings are met with wide windows letting in tons of natural light. The ballroom is a wide-open area and can accommodate up to 2,000 guests— giving plenty of space for photo-booths and hours of dancing.
As a former vocational school, this converted South East Philly option makes for an unconventional, but amazing industrial wedding venue.
The auditorium is perfect for the ceremony. This space can seat up to 1,200 guests and features intricate moldings on the ceiling as well as the original light fixtures.
Moving on to the reception, the West Gym can fit up to 300 guests and provides plenty of space. This room showcases the original hard-wood floors and two-story windows filling your reception with plenty of light and great views of the city.
The rooftop is the best of all worlds – it can work as your setting for the ceremony, cocktail hour or reception. Off the 8th floor of this venue you are given a full view of the city, allowing you and your guests to see for miles and miles; and making some spectacular sunset shots.
This next option will leave you feeling like royalty. The Fitler Club in Center City Philly offers three unique options for your wedding day; each astonishing in its own way. This venue can host up to 500 guests and provides rooms for the wedding party to stay in. The Fitler Club also offers all-inclusive packages, letting you leave the bar services, catering, set-up and more to them.
Perfect for pre-wedding hangouts or an intimate outdoor ceremony, the garden option can create a magical, romantic feeling. At 1,800 square feet, this small option still packs a punch and leaves you with a versatile outdoor space.
4,600 square feet of modern indoor design make up the ballroom. This option is great for the reception with tall exposed brick walls and hardwood floor lined dancing room to prevent anyone from feeling like packed-in sardines.
The Trophy Room
The most enticing option at the Fitler Club is definitely the trophy room. Here you and your guests can bowl, use ping pong tables, pool tables and much more to provide night-long entertainment. This is one unique option that’s sure to leave a lasting impression on everyone.
About an hour outside of Philly, the industrial vibes are definitely not lacking at Hotel Rock Lititz. This wedding venue features exposed piping, low hanging lights and the perfect mixes of wood and metal. While the indoor option is spacious and open, allowing for up to 200 guests. Patio access is also provided – leaving plenty of room for mingling. Not yet convinced? Hotel Rock Lititz also offers on site catering and event planning to take some of the stress off you!
Located in Manheim, around an hour from Philly, Supply offers you the perfect minimalist wedding venue. The wedding package includes two event spaces, a getting ready suite, the rooftop terrace and a photo studio. The simple white walls with loads of natural lighting will leave you with plenty of room to add your own creative touch and personalize the venue.
One major perk of Supply is the rooftop terrace. This makes a great option for first look photos or treating your guests to cocktail hour with a view. Add in some string lights and you’re good to go!
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