Venue Information

The Glen Foerd mansion is located in the Torresdale neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Near the mouth of Poquessing Creek, this unique waterfront venue overlooks the Delaware River. Its luxurious Riverside Pavilion is a flexible space that can accommodate up to 300 people. 

Smaller events can be held within the magnificent mansion, which features a second-floor art gallery and furnished rooms. The gallery features the works by Rembrandt, van Gogh, and Monet. The estate is completely equipped with a priceless antique collection, original chandeliers, and other architectural features.

This is a beautiful and elegant place to stay, with its bridal room full of natural light for photographs. You may use the numerous indoor and outdoor alternatives on the property for occasions. A riverside ceremony can be accompanied by cocktails on the stone terrace, followed by dinner in the Riverside Pavilion. The grounds and riverside are beautiful, and guests will enjoy strolling along the pathways and viewing points at the boathouse. 

Jamie Hollander is the exclusive caterer, so you're in excellent hands. At the same time, you can fully enjoy your wedding without having to worry about anything. This grand venue is the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception or special celebration.


The grounds around the Glen Foerd Mansion are absolutely beautiful and provide a wealth of opportunities for stellar images. But don't forget the rooms inside the mansion like the Art Gallery, Wine Cellar, sun porch and conservatory! These are the place where you'll be able to create dramatic, unique images to be a part of your wedding day story.

Venue Address

5001 Grant Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114


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Locations near the Glen Foerd for photos

No need to go anywhere…the venue grounds are gorgeous!


Wedding Stories

Glen Foerd Mansion Wedding | Lindsay and Bill

Lindsay and Bill first met in 2009 while performing in a production of Guys and Dolls at Mainstage Center for the Arts. They didn't interact much during the show, but the following year they were cast as opposites in another show, which led to them becoming friends. As they got to know each other better, Lindsay was struck by Bill's ...

the newlyweds entrance at the Glen Foerd Mansion reception

Glen Foerd Mansion Wedding |Mary & Matt

The Glen Foerd Mansion is a stunning Riverside Pavilion, just 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. This one-of-a-kind waterfront venue is perfect for Matt and Mary's wedding. A match on Tinder has led to a series of date and a new beginning for Matt and Mary. Mary knew she was in for a treat on their first date - it was ...

bride and groom kissing at the their Glen Foerd Wedding

Historic Glen Foerd Wedding |Sasha and Edward

The historic Glen Foerd Mansion, the grande dame of Delaware riverfront mansions, provided the perfect background for Sasha and Ed's romantic and elegant wedding which took place on a beautiful evening. The bride's stunning dress came from Essense of Australia's Bold Wedding Dress collection. Sasha dazzled the 132 guests in her form-fitting ivory dress with a sweetheart neckline and ruffled ...

bride and groom sitting in the library at their Glen Foerd Wedding

Glen Foerd Wedding | Hannah and Dan

We had a picture perfect day (pun intended!) for Hannah and Dan's Glen Foerd wedding. We had amazing light inside and out of the gorgeous 150 year old historic mansion all day long.... and we absolutely took advantage of it! It was truly a beautiful day in every way and I thank Hannah and Dan for allowing me to capture ...

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