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Venues in Philadelphia, PA,
(215) 309-0166

About Us

The Met Philadelphia is a historic opera house and wedding venue located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Built in 1908, this stunning property has played host to countless theatre shows, performers, and more. Now renovated to the highest of standards, this venue can proudly provide a one-of-a-kind setting for weddings. Couples and their guests are welcome to rejoice at The Met and add to its prestigious history.

Facilities and Capacity

This venue has three spectacular event spaces that can be used throughout your entire day. At the beginning of your special day, your guests can arrive and mingle in the open-plan Met Lobby. The grand entrance of the lobby sets the tone of your day and allows guests to get acquainted before the ceremony. You and your loved one can exchange vows in the Grand Selle. This private space is complete with dome ceilings, pillars with golden details, and a bar area. Once you’ve tied the knot in this exclusive area, you and your family can raise a toast to new beginnings. Cocktail hours may also take place in the Grand Selle before making your way to the sublime Auditorium for a banquet followed by a night of celebrations. The Auditorium is the venue’s showpiece. This theater can remove the front orchestra seating for an open-plan reception. As you look around you will see the large stage, high ceilings, and the lavish red chairs that fill the remainder of the theatre. Depending on the layout of your reception, this event space can comfortably host up to 3,500 people.

Services Offered

Upon booking your big day at The Met Philadelphia, their events team will be on-hand to make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. They can assist with the complete setup and breakdown of all event items and decor, leaving you to focus on more meaningful matters. What’s more, you can make use of the theatre’s state-of-the-art sound and lighting fixtures. Your reception in The Auditorium can be filled with crystal-clear sounds and vibrant splashes of color.

Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$ 30,000.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$ 20,000.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$ 2,500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$ 1,500.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$ 44.00

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


Describe your venue

Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?


Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services, Catering Services, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

What transportation and access is available?


What months are included in your peak season?

April, May, June, October, November, December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January, February, March, July, August, September

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