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Ballroom at the Ben - Finley Catering is an elegant wedding venue located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With lavish adornments, turn-of-the-century charm, and grandiose arches, the establishment offers a magnificent and exquisite atmosphere. Since 1976, Steve Finley has developed his culinary skills, knack for event planning, and passion to serve couples celebrating milestone occasions. Steve, his family, and his staff have provided countless weddings with high-quality customer service and delight in continuing to support each to-be-wed they work with.
Facilities and Capacity
Ballroom at the Ben - Finley Catering can host up to 350 wedding guests in their remarkable ballroom. With a glossy white dance floor, breathtaking chandeliers, and an incredible amount of space, the room is ideal for an extravagant and timeless wedding. It showcases gold hints and accents, numerous large arches, and vintage architecture. As seen in the film “The Silver Linings Playbook,” the ballroom features a mezzanine level overlooking the palatial space below. Here, newlyweds can dine and dance within the European-inspired ambience. The event space is ideal for couples looking to host a gorgeous and grandiose celebration. Plus, the stunning building provides a modern backdrop for unforgettable wedding photos.
Ballroom at the Ben - Finley Catering’s staff strives to offer impeccable service and assistance. With the help of one of the venue’s wedding coordinators, couples can be guided throughout the planning process. The planner will work closely with the to-be-weeds to ensure that they have a magical experience on their big day.
Couples can expect nothing short of a high-quality culinary and dining experience with Finley Catering. They aim to provide world-class service at affordable prices, all the while keeping you and your wishes close to heart. Custom menus are welcome and the team offers a variety of selections from their catering menu. To enjoy during your cocktail hour, a number of stations and hors d’oeuvres are available, ranging from fresh seafood to mediterranean-inspired dishes. For the seated meal, indulgent starters followed by fish, meat, and vegan entrées can be prepared. A sweet conclusion to the dining experience, dessert stations including deluxe miniature pastries and international coffee can be enjoyed. The culinary team is also happy to create a four-tier buttercream-icing wedding cake.
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We LOVED everything about Ballroom at the Ben!!
Stampone/Minniti Wedding 6/10/23
Thank you so much for giving us the wedding of our dreams.
Michael & Angelena (6/10/23)
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Ott and the staff at The Ballroom at The Ben are the best, and always a pleasure to work with! This is not to mention that The Ballroom at The Ben is truly a Philadelphia architectural gem, made for a dream wedding!!
What a beautiful venue and the staff is amazing. Planning any event with with Finley Catering is a breeze. They make sure your event is exactly what you want. I never has a bad meal with Finley. Love working with Michelle, Stacey and Miguel. The staff is all are very helpful no matter what venue of Finley you are at. High recommend any of Finley's venue and expect excellence as well as the WOW factor from your guests and attendees. On of these day I will guest and not working or planning an event!
The building has great architectural features with a grand upscale feel. We always love working at Ballroom at Ben with Finley Catering.
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