This is our first in a series of posts highlighting our favorite venues throughout the country. We hope the stories behind each location along with the beautiful photographs (taken by some of the most talented photographers around!) give you inspiration as you plan your next event.
Located in northeast Philadelphia, Knowlton Mansion is a 19th century country estate designed by famous architect, Frank Furness. Purchased by Conroy Catering in 1996, the mansion has been beautifully restored and features Victorian-era interiors, a stunning conservatory, multiple terraces, stables, and 13 acres of perennial gardens.
The estate is a wedding venue dream as it offers couples both indoor and outdoor entertaining options. The gardens make for a lovely ceremony backdrop while the terraces are perfect for cocktail hour. The mansion features a 4,000+ sq ft conservatory that serves as a ballroom for up to 225 seated guests with 30 ft vaulted ceilings, glass skylights, a center cupola, and other architectural highlights.
“Philadelphia has so many beautiful spaces available for weddings. My favorite thing about Knowlton Mansion is that it is beautiful, yet easy. Their staff is top-notch when it comes to service and they are an absolute pleasure to work with. I always get a little excited when I see that one of our brides has booked their wedding here, because I know it will turn out fabulously,” gushes ECE entertainment consultant, Nikki Bruno.
Asked about her favorite aspects of Knowlton Mansion, catering sales manager, Lori Frankel replies, “I love Knowlton Mansion’s picturesque grounds, amazing made from scratch cuisine, and historic charm.” Indeed, the venue oozes charm. From the lush estate grounds to the Old World wine cellar and the wood grain ceiling of the conservatory, the Knowlton Mansion is awe inspiring.
Photography Credits (top to bottom): Kay Lim Photography | George Street Photo and Video | George Street Photo and Video| Maria Mack Photography | Jordan Brian Photography | Almond Photography | Rebecca Barger Photography | Tyler Boye Photography | Rebecca Barger Photography | RHM Photography | Lindsay Docherty Photography
A Philly area native, Nikki Bruno is a graduate of Berklee College of Music. A lifelong lover of music and great parties, Nikki is passionate about helping her clients create unforgettable events.