Chestnut Hill College




Nestled against the banks of the Wissahickon Creek surrounded by the wooded hills of Fairmount Park, Chestnut Hill College provides one of the most unique wedding venues in the greater Philadelphia area. Situated on a sprawling 75-acre campus, this unique venue is renowned for its stunning architecture and lavish grandeur! The finely manicured grounds offer a sylvan background for ceremonies and wedding photos, complete with sprawling emerald green lawns and flourishing flowers. The Main Campus offers a number of unforgettable spaces that are practically made for epic photos and dancing. St. Joseph Hall offers a gorgeous leaded-stained glass skylight that welcomes in the natural light, as well as luxurious marble floors and a grand chestnut staircase. For a more intimate occasion, look to the Redmond Room and East Parlor rooms, classic Edwardian spaces featuring gracious chandeliers, marble fireplaces, and antique oak moldings. Chartwells, the on-site catering staff, will provide a delectable meal that is the perfect for your occasion! Couples looking for a truly unparalleled wedding venue will find the perfect space in Chestnut Hill College!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 144 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 144 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 144 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 35 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $2,950 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony-only wedding is $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Chestnut Hill College is estimated at between $12,870 and $18,092 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:30PM
No open flames