Fort Mifflin on the Delaware




Host a wedding seeped in natural beauty and rich history at Fort Mifflin on the Delaware! Experience history first-hand at National Historic Landmark Fort Mifflin – one of the only intact Revolutionary War battlefields and the only fort in Philadelphia. During the American Revolutionary War, the British Army bombarded and captured the fort as part of their conquest of Philadelphia in autumn 1777. The United States Army began to rebuild the fort in 1794 and continued to garrison and build on the site through the 19th century. It housed prisoners during the American Civil War. The army decommissioned Fort Mifflin in 1962 and returned it to the City of Philadelphia, where historic preservationists have restored the fort for use to the present day. At Fort Mifflin, your wedding ceremony and reception will framed by rolling greens and blue skies. This picture-perfect venue with rustic accents and beautiful flora will enhance the romance and intimacy of your Big Day. Celebrate with all your family and friends at one of the most beautiful and historic places in Philadelphia!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $2,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee is $500 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $150/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Please note, venue is open to the public during the day, closes to the public at 4:00PM.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Fort Mifflin on the Delaware is estimated at between $9,512 and $18,273 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight