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Weddings in Old City

Old City District will showcase its fast growing wedding industry with the return of the Old City Wedding Stroll on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 5:00-8:00pm!

More than 35 Old City locations will open their doors for an exclusive evening of meet and greets, demos, tastings, tours, and more! Get a first look at Old City’s wedding venues, bridal and suit shops, wedding services, and restaurants, plus the chance to win a Wedding Gift Basket valued at over $3,900! The event is free to attend, but registration is required. Please complete the registration form below by April 23, 2024 at 10:00am.

Guests will receive event information via email prior to the event. Please find the Privacy Policy here.

Please read the Contest Rules here.


GRAND PRIZE: An Old City Wedding Gift Basket including:

  • “Mini” Bridal Package (mini signature lip plump and customizable facial) from Ari Blanc Medical Spa ($750) 
  • Package of 5 private lessons (45 min each) from Fred Astaire Dance Studios ($600) 
  • VIP dinner for two aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia. ($450) 
  • Free Tungsten band from Hitched (worth up to $299) 
  • Gift certificate from Mari Mi Bridal ($250) 
  • Hair and makeup application from JM&Co. ($200) 
  • Custom lining from Damari ($200) 
  • A floral bouquet to be arranged for pickup from Petit Jardin en Ville ($150) 
  • $150 off a wedding dress purchase from The Wedding Factor ($150)
  • Gift card from Forsythia ($100) 
  • Gift card from Royal Boucherie (100)
  • Hotel restaurant gift card from Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel ($100) 
  • Gift card from Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar ($75) 
  • Gift card from Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti ($75) 
  • Complimentary bottomless mimosas or bottomless sangria for two from Las Bugambilias ($64)
  • Gift card from Olde Bar ($50) 
  • Gift card from The Plough and the Stars ($50) 
  • Gift card from SuitShop ($50) 
  • Gift card from The Wellness Refinery ($50)
  • Lovely hat from Lovely Bride ($25) 
  • Gift card from Anima Natural Pet Products -- perfect for pet accessories like bow ties, pearl necklaces, and more ($25)
  • A special Bridal Party discount of $20.00 off each dress priced at $200.00 or higher from Bella Bridesmaids
  • 15% off a gown from Philly Brides by Naama Navipur
  • "Wedding Issues" book from Philadelphia author, Elle Evans ($12.95)
  • “Dating Vegans” book from American Vegan Center ($12.95)

Please contact the Old City District office with any questions at 215-592-7929 or [email protected]

Wedding Stroll Map

2024 Wedding Stroll Participants

Bella Bridesmaids 
30 S. Bank Street  
Bella Bridesmaids will offer an open house in their showroom so you can see their huge selection of designer dresses as well as meet and greet with our stylists to answer any questions. Enjoy complimentary champagne and other surprises!
72 N. 2nd Street 
Damari will offer consultations with their stylists and complimentary New Liberty whiskey tastings. 

Demure Bridal Boutique
149 N. 3rd Street
Demure Bridal Boutique will offer meet and greets and consultations with their stylists. 

Lovely Bride 
237 Market Street  
The Lovely Bride stylists can’t wait to meet you! Stroll on in, meet their stylists and get to know their gowns. Additionally, Lovely Bride Philly is excited to host Philly based veil designer, Madison Chamberlain. This is a one-time opportunity to get to see her viral veils in person and order one for yourself  
Mari Mi Bridal 
323 Race Street  
Enjoy complimentary consultations, giftbags, customized cocktails, and pre-booking deals. 
Philly Brides by Naama Navipur  
16 S. 3rd Street  
Philly Brides by Naama Navipur is dedicated to providing you with the ultimate bridal experience. When you visit their showroom, you'll be greeted with personalized attention and expert guidance. They invite you to explore their custom-made collection of exclusive gowns, veils, detachable sleeves, and overskirts. Each piece is meticulously crafted to reflect timeless elegance and modern sophistication, ensuring that you find the perfect ensemble for your special day.  

35 N. 2nd Street 
Stop by for expert advice on styling suiting and tuxedos, colors, accessories and assistance with your whole wedding group. They will be serving drinks and have a giveaway prize drawing!

The Wedding Factor - LUXURY REDEFINED
57 N. 3rd Street 
Enjoy a meet & greet with stylists. Stay for surprises, refreshments, and complimentary treats!

Christ Church
20 N. American Street
During the Wedding Stroll, visitors will have the opportunity to tour both Christ Church and Christ Church Neighborhood House with our executive and administrative staff. Create your own revolutionary experience at both or one of our iconic spaces.

Arch Street Meeting House 
320 Arch Street 
During the Wedding Stroll, visitors can explore this historic 19th Century Georgian-style meetinghouse and grounds while staff are onsite to answer questions about pricing and calendar availability. Guests can also stop by to meet Old City businesses and vendors like...

  •  Allie Paints Love: A local, live event painter who can not only capture the magic of your special day but of your guests, too! Guest portraits make a great favor to take home. 
  • Ari Blanc Medical Spa: A medical spa located at 7 N Columbus Blvd offering premium services like injectibles, laser hair removal, and more.
  • Old City Photo Booth: A boutique style, Open-Air Photo Booth rental service. 

Betsy Ross House 
239 Arch Street 
Visit the Betsy Ross House to see their historic ceremony and cocktail space, complete with refreshments and an appearance from Betsy herself!  

Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N. American Street
During the Wedding Stroll, visitors will have the opportunity to tour both Christ Church and Christ Church Neighborhood House with our executive and administrative staff. Create your own revolutionary experience at both or one of our iconic spaces.

FringeArts and Fringe Bar
140 N. Columbus Boulevard
FringeArts and Fringe Bar are the perfect reception space for weddings renging from 80 people to 200 people. Located under the Ben Franklin Bridge, the views couldn't get any better. Huge beer garden available in the warmer months, and cozy fire pits and heaters outside available in the colder months. All catering is done in house and the menus are very customizable. Stop by for an open house to see the space.  
Penn’s View Hotel 
14 N. Front Street 
Old City’s Premiere Boutique Hotel with 51 well-appointed guest rooms perfect location for your group. Panorama restaurant located on the lobby level. Penn’s View Hotel will offer hors d’ oeuvres, a complimentary glass of champagne, and meet & greet with the managing team and a tour of the Hotel and restaurants private spaces.

Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel  
401 Chestnut Street 
Stop by for an open house, where you can see rentable spaces set up and displayed for a wedding cocktail hour and ballroom reception. Enjoy live music and wedding hors d'oevures. The bar will also be open. 

NE Flower Boutique 
60 N. 2nd Street 
(267) 570-7707 
NE Flower Boutique will offer brief consultations and special wedding stroll prices.
Petit Jardin en Ville 
134 N. 3rd Street 
Enjoy a studio open-house and floral demonstrations.
67 N. 2nd Street 
During the Old City Wedding Stroll, Hitched will have an oen house for couples to come in and check out the different styles of wedding bands we offer. Champagne will be flowing! For couples who attend, they will receive $50 off their future orders.  
Chick Invitations 
241 Race Street  
Meet and greet with Chick's designers. 

Papery of Philadelphia
18 N. 3rd Street
Papery of Philadelphia will offer a meet and greet and light refreshments. 
Ari Blanc Medical Spa 
7 N. Columbus Blvd, Suite 302 
Enjoy complimentary consultations, giftbags, customized cocktails, and pre-booking deals. 

116 Arch Street 
Come tour their studio & meet their team! They will be offering complimentary champagne and answering any questions about services, their space, and upcoming wedding trends for hair and makeup!  

Nic Grooming
229 Chestnut Street Nic Grooming offers Grooming Parties, where the groom and groomsmen can get shaves, haircuts, beard trims, and even color blending done to ensure everyone is looking their best for the big day! They will have some of our barbers in house to talk to any guests that may not be familiar with Nic Grooming or the idea of a Grooming Party.

25 N. 3rd Street 
Perfumology is a family owned retail fragrance boutique. Enjoy consultations to find the best perfumes to wear for your special day. 

The Wellness Refinery
216 Church Street 1st Floor
The Wellness Refinery Team will be ready to chat with guests one-on-one to set up their Sweat for the Wedding package, and help you schedule treatments based on your individual wedding date.
241 Race Street 
Enjoy a fun shopping day with meet and greets, gift consultation, and a special store discount!  

American Vegan Center 
17 N. 2nd Street 
Wondering what to serve those vegans at your wedding? Or planning a big event? Come talk with vegan caterers and sample their food at American Vegan Center!". 
104 Chestnut Street 
Stop by to see the space, which can be booked as a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner venue. Catering services are also available.  
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar 
10 S. 2nd Street 
Stop by Cuba Libre to see our tropical space and sip on a no-jito - a non-alcoholic version of our signature mojito. Enjoy some plaintain chips with Cuba Libre salsa! 
Fork Restaurant 
306 Market Street 
(215) 625-9425 
Stop by for an house with a meet and greet with their managing team.  

233 Chestnut Street
Stop by for a meet and greet with complimentary champagne! 

FringeArts and Fringe Bar
140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Set on the Delaware River waterfront and offering brilliant natural light and soaring views, FringeArts and Fringe Bar provide a highly versatile venue to make your wedding day an unforgettable experience. Complete with kitchen, newly renovated restaurant and bar, outdoor beer garden with a food truck, and a renowned state-of-the-art theater with 220 seats, our industrial chic venue provides the perfect canvas on which to paint your dream wedding. Come by to check out our venue, grab a complimentary snack, and learn more about our historical space and the custom entertainment options we can provide as part of your event.  

Las Bugambilias 
15 S. 3rd Street 
(267) 239-5673 
Join Las Bugambilias for a meet and greet, a special happy hour menu, handmade desserts from Las Bugambilias' owner, Michelle, and a free bottle of sparkling brut when you sign up for their email list. Parking conveniently available next door.

Olde Bar
125 Walnut Street
Olde Bar will be available for an open house. Meet with both of their sales managers and enjoy light bites. 

14 N. Front Street (located inside Penn’s View Hotel) 
(215) 922-7800 
Panorama will offer hors d’ oeuvres, a complimentary glass of champagne, and meet & greet with the managing team and a tour of the restaurant and private spaces.  
The Plough & the Stars 
123 Chestnut Street, Entrance on 2nd Street 
Stop by for a meet and greet to answer questions on wedding packages for food and drinks! 
Positano Coast 
212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor 
Positano Coast will offer a meet and greet, a tour of the restaurant, a consultation on their event offerings.  
Royal Boucherie 
52 S. 2nd Street 
Visit Royal Boucherie for an open house experience. View their indoor/outdoor venue spaces perfect for a rehearsal dinner, shower, or microwedding, while enjoying complimentary hors d'oeuvres and champagne.  
Fred Astaire Dance Studios Philadelphia 
205 Arch Street 
Meet and greet with the team at Fred Astaire Dance Studios.  

Wax + Wine 
144 N. 2nd Street 
(215) 309-3424 
Enjoy Wax + Wine's open house, complimentary champagne, venue tour, and custom wedding candle display options.  

Additional Support for the Old City Wedding Stroll Provided by: 
Anima Natural Pet Products 
City Cruises Philadelphia 
Marathon Printing 
Phil Kramer: Photography & Cinematography