Union Trust : A Richly Romantic Philadelphia Wedding Venue

Imagine yourself exchanging vows inside a spacious venue with aristocratic stone walls lined with windows, and glowing modern chandeliers dangling from an illuminated engraved ceiling.  Imagine yourself twirling on the dance floor in the arms of your beloved, beside architecturally accented walls and a wall-to-wall balcony. If you choose to host your wedding at Union Trust, all of your visions can become a reality!

About Union Trust

Located on 717 Chestnut Street and nestled in the Historic District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the newly-renovated Union Trust is the newest of the three exclusive Finley Catering venues. This gorgeous wedding venue, with its sixty-foot soaring ceilings and breathtaking balcony blends regal Philadelphia’s historical charm with a modern vibe.

Union Trust was built in 1888, and once served in its previous life as the Union Trust Company Bank. Today, Union Trust is the go-to location for corporate functions, social gatherings of all kinds, and of course, weddings.

Union Trust offers four event spaces and can accommodate 120-190 guests. The elegant modern-style ballroom is perfect for both the wedding ceremony and the post-ceremony reception. The two-story ballroom’s striking décor is enhanced with extensive lighting options and intricate arched windows that line the entire space.

Union Trust Pricing and Amenities

Couples who host their wedding at Union Trust are offered a variety of amenities, from event planning, setup, and clean up, to lighting and sound, a cake, and a bridal suite. The venue also provides chairs, tables, a dance floor, drapery, and lighting. Union Trust provides parking, valet parking, and a shuttle, and is wheelchair accessible.

Food and alcohol are both provided by the venue. Finley Catering is Union Trust’s official exclusive caterer. With decades of experience in the wedding catering industry, Finley Catering offers customized menus, mouth watering dishes, and unparalleled service.

Finley Catering offers comprehensive bar services, including an open bar, signature drink, specialty wine, champagne for toasts, bartenders, and more. Finley Catering is also happy to accommodate guests with special dietary needs, offering vegan, vegetarian, lactose free, nut free, pork free, gluten free, and kosher options.

There is no rental fee for a reception at Union trust, but a food and beverage minimum is applied to all events. Events are allowed five hours, not including set up and clean up time, and there is a $1500 set up fee which includes an extra hour of event time. The average wedding at Union Trust is estimated between $20,750 to $25,000 for a 100-guest ceremony and reception.

Union Trust Photography Opportunities

Located in historical Philadelphia, Union Trust offers virtually limitless photography opportunities inside and out. Indoors, the Union Trust’s grand arched windows overlook Philadelphia’s Historic District and features a wraparound mezzanine overlooking the site. Outside, Union Trust is surrounded by historically significant attractions and beautiful architecture that serve as unique, unforgettable backdrops for pre- or post-ceremony photographs.

As an experienced husband-and-wife wedding photography team, we here at Tami and Ryan Photography know Philadelphia and Union Trust like the back of our hand and would be delighted to show you some of our favorite photography spots and angles. Our mission is to help you create the wedding of your dreams and capture all of those precious genuine moments in photographs that you and your loved ones can treasure for years to come.

Union Trust is an award-winning venue with timeless beauty and rich historical significance. For an unforgettable wedding bursting with romance, elegance, and a touch of modern style, Union Trust will fulfill all of your wedding needs. From its gorgeous architecture and design, to the staff’s professionalism and experience, to Finley Catering’s exquisite customized menu, Union Trust is sure to make your every wedding dream come true.

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