Ballroom at the Ben : A Movie Star Wedding Venue

Are you looking for a romantic fairytale wedding venue complete with an elegant European ambiance, turn-of-the-century elegance, and exquisite chandeliers? If so, the Ballroom at the Ben is the perfect venue for your wedding day! After all, it is one of the most important days in your life. This classic refurbished ballroom was featured in “The Silver Linings Playbook,” and is sure to make you feel like a movie star on your big day!

About Ballroom at the Ben

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ballroom at the Ben is one of three exclusive Finley Catering venues. This year-round wedding venue features an experienced staff that has served presidents, celebrities, and star athletes, and was even featured in an Academy Award-winning movie.

The Ballroom at the Ben has a guest capacity of 300 to up to 1000 guests, and is perfect for a grand, exciting wedding.

The two-story-tall Ballroom features gorgeous chandeliers, a spacious wooden dance floor, and colorful visual equipment to turn the space into a wonderland of light. Your cocktail hour will be held on the mezzanine level of the Ballroom, allowing guests a bird’s-eye view of the beautiful, ornate room below.

This stunning wedding venue can be used for both an indoor ceremony and reception, and offers a flexible start up time for weddings. Ballroom at the Ben events must end by 2:00 am.

Amenities and other offerings

Ballroom at the Ben features a bridal suite for the wedding party to get ready in before the ceremony, as well as liability insurance and wireless internet. The venue is also handicap accessible.

The friendly, professional staff at Ballroom at the Ben are ready and willing to help couples’ wedding days run seamlessly, from pre-wedding preparations to the ceremony itself.

Finley Catering is the official exclusive caterer at Ballroom at the Ben. With over 40 years of experience, Finley Catering takes pride in providing extraordinary food and superior service in an elegant atmosphere. Food and alcohol are both provided by the venue.

Ballroom at the Ben Photography opportunities

From its elegant and spacious interior to the vibrant Philadelphia scene outside, Ballroom at the Ben offers a variety of stunning backgrounds for the perfect wedding photos.

Located in the heart of Philly, blocks away from Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and the historic Old City with its museums, markets, restaurants, and bars, the Ben offers virtually endless opportunities for taking unique, personalized photos before or after your wedding.

Indoors, the ballroom’s soaring arches, ornate pillars and glittering chandeliers provide another set of beautiful canvases upon which to paint your precious memories through photography.

As an experienced husband-and-wife photography duo, Tami & Ryan Photography has been capturing love stories since 2008. Our mission is to tell your unique love story by capturing the precious moments during your wedding day in beautiful, personalized images that you can look back on with joy for years to come.

Every momentous life event deserves an accordingly magnificent venue, and what event is more momentous than your once-in-a-lifetime wedding? Ballroom at the Ben is one of the most exquisite, gorgeous, and unforgettable wedding venues in Pennsylvania! It is the perfect setting in which to start the next chapter of your lives together.

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