Venue Information

Are you looking for an elegant, sophisticated ballroom right in the heart of Center City? Then this is the perfect venue for you! There's a modern yet classic vibe happening inside the Arts Ballroom that produces an elegant view and style. Since this venue is situated in the heart of Center City and many historic sites, this gives you a wide range of options for photo locations. And you get to enjoy those amazing sights while documenting your day! The staff is super accommodating and I always love working here.

Nestled in the heart of the Avenue of the Arts District, this elegant wedding venue in Philadelphia is surrounded by a vibrant, diverse city life for you and your guests to enjoy. The timeless ballroom setting, all-inclusive packages, and dedicated staff all come together to give couples an unforgettable celebration.

The Arts Ballroom Catering and Events has been meticulously built to provide guests with a vintage 1920s party atmosphere. A stunning granite staircase will make your wedding party's entrance a show-stopper.  Couples can dine and dance beneath the French acoustic ceiling and crystal chandeliers. The Sylvania Room adjoins the Grand Ballroom and is ideal for cocktail hours or smaller gatherings with up to 100 seated people.  The mezzanine and lounge are located on the second floor, where you may prepare for the altar in comfort with two get-ready suites for you and your entourage.


Venue Address

1324 Locust St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107


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Wedding Stories

Arts Ballroom Wedding | Allison & Jack

Alisson and Jack's love story began in the shared halls of their freshman year in college. What started as a friendship blossomed into something more, and they found themselves navigating the ups and downs of college life together. Allison fell for Jack's infectious humor and laid-back demeanor, a perfect balance to her high-strung and anxious tendencies. For Jack, Allison's laughter ...

The Arts Ballroom Philadelphia Wedding |Anna and Jimmy

Anna and Jimmy's love story began in college, where they bonded over their shared love of soccer and shared a major in accounting.. They were best friends for three years before finally deciding to start dating in their senior year. Anna knew that Jimmy was the one for her because she could always be herself around him, and he loved ...

Laura & Todd|Wedding at the Arts Ballroom

Laura and Todd both met at the University of Delaware. They were set up by a mutual friend for Laura's 'crush party.' Laura loves that Todd is not afraid to be himself and have fun even if others think he is weird. He is supportive of my ideas and ambitions. Todd is also understanding. Laura is kind and compassionate. When ...

Wedding at the Arts Ballroom |Sara and Mat

Before their Arts Ballroom wedding, Sara and Mat were matched on Hinge in October of 2018. They had their first date in the same year at a sushi restaurant and cocktail bar in NYC. Mat fell in love with her because he thought Sara was beautiful and talkative and connected with her a lot. Sara thought Mat was handsome and ...

bride and groom kiss in church before their Arts Ballroom wedding

Arts Ballroom Wedding|Sabrina & John

"John and I met through his fraternity (Alpha Gamma Rho) and my sorority's (Alpha Xi Delta) intramural flag football team at West Virginia University. From on the field to speaking on the porch at one party after the homecoming football game. We began dating in Fall 2017 and have been together since." Sabrina and John's wedding day and night was ...

bride and groom kissing before their Arts Ballroom Philadelphia wedding

Arts Ballroom Philadelphia Wedding|Paula and Dave

Paula and Dave's Arts Ballroom Philadelphia wedding was an awesome day for sure but I was just reminded of one of the original reasons why I liked them so much: "We met at a brunch party in Old City. We quickly realized that we knew a lot of the same people and instantly clicked". Mmmmm, brunch, my favorite meal!! On ...

Arts Ballroom Wedding|Liz and Rob

The last time I had gotten together with Liz and Rob before their Arts Ballroom Wedding was in Ocean City, NJ for their engagement session. We had a great time, made some really nice images but if I remember correctly and it was pretty cold that day. Fast forward to their late fall wedding day and yup, it was cold ...

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