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About Awbury Arboretum

A welcoming venue for all couples with lush grounds and beautiful views

What makes Awbury different from other rental venues?

Awbury Arboretum is a welcoming wedding and event venue in Northwest Philadelphia, featuring the historic Cope House with wrap-around porch, Victorian floor-to-ceiling windows, landscaped gardens, and covered bluestone patio.  Your celebration supports Awbury’s mission to connect our community with nature and history. Awbury welcomes all couples!

For events utilizing the seasonal dining tent on the bluestone patio, we can accommodate up to 175 guests seated. The maximum for indoor-only events is 50 guests. 

Our venue is a lush arboretum with beautiful landscapes for ceremony and reception, with a secret garden our couples love to escape to. The Cope House grounds and porch are perfect for your ceremony and a sprawling cocktail hour with lawn games, cocktails and appetizers. Guests love to walk around and explore our gardens during this time. Dine under the tent on the bluestone patio (which can also serve as your rain plan for ceremony) and then move inside to the parlor rooms of the Cope House for dancing.

Awbury has an exclusive catering partner with Birchtree Catering, a small, female-owned business with a strong focus on local sourcing and sustainable events

Feel free to contact us with any questions:

events@awbury.org 

www.awbury.org

(215) 849-2855

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Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Philadelphia

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5.0

Can't say enough good things about this venue. Branda is great to work with and was really helpful from day one. The space is beautiful, especially with the new tent addition in the back. The price is fair for such a large beautiful green space, tent, and house all to yourself. We had about 100 guests, and the amount of room was perfect. Birchtree is also great to work with, and their food is incredible! Having them cater is definitely the priciest aspect of renting here, but the food and service is worth it. We still have friends and family raving to us about how much they loved the food, and we got married a month ago. Birchtree's organization and attention to detail the day of was also seamless. We had a chance of rain, and transitioned into having our ceremony under the back tent instead of on the front lawn without any issues. Amazing venue, we'd get married here again in a heartbeat if we could!

Profile Picture Chelsea, 6/23/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
5.0

Loved our wedding at Awbury! We had an outdoor ceremony on the last weekend of October and their trees were popping with color and gorgeous!

Branda was fantastic to work with throughout our wedding planning process and facilitated coordination between the different wedding parties for the weekend. She was very responsive and able to answer any questions we had. Day-of staff were also extremely helpful in coordinating the event and making sure things were moving along on schedule. We loved this space and it was everything we could have asked for.

Profile Picture S, 10/22/17, 1 Review
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

Awbury Arboretum Pricing

Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $2300.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $2300.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Parking
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$10.00
Buffet
$10.00
Stations
$10.00

Awbury Arboretum FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
175
Guest Minimum
1
Event Spaces
1
Type
Garden, Historic, Mansion
Style
Elegant, Unique, Vintage
Setting
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Scenic Views, Uncovered Outdoor
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April
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November
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2018 Discount!

$2,300.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
2018 event dates are discounted 20% at the arboretum!--- Under 50 guests: normally $2300, discounted to $1,840--- 51-100 guests: normally $3,500, discounted to $2,800--- 101-175 guests: normally $4,700, discounted to $3,760
Offer Expires: 12/31/2018
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Neighbor discount

$640.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
A special love note to our community: neighbors who live within 2 miles of the Arboretum receive a 20% discount! You don't actually need a code; just mention it when you talk to Branda. (Value = $260 - $640, depending of time of year and size of group)
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One Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138   See On Map
215-849-2855 (phone)
Awbury Arboretum is a wedding venue from Philadelphia servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Philadelphia, Bucks County, and beyond. Awbury Arboretum is a professional venue that has been part of the Philly wedding industry since 2006 specializing in picturesque weddings in a historic, natural setting.