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(215) 595-5847

About Us

Glen Foerd on the Delaware is a historic riverfront wedding venue located 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With a sweeping waterfront view and 18 acres of park-like landscapes and woods, this property is truly beautiful. It's so close to Philadelphia but feels a world away!

Facilities and Capacity
Glen Foerd on the Delaware can accommodate up to 300 guests. The historic mansion is yours for the day! Clients have wonderful choices, including both outdoor and indoor spaces along the riverfront, boathouse and manicured lawns. There are endless opportunities for unqiue photo settings! The views of the sparkling Delaware River are spectacular and make for lovely backdrops, as do the mansion's porches and gorgeous indoor rooms. Up the grand staircase, there's an art museum on the second floor, just down the hall from the sunlit Bridal Suite (with its own bathroom). The groom and his groomsmen can get ready in the basement Rathskellar, fashioned after a German beer hall. Guests can enjoy cocktails on the stone terrace just outside the mansion, wander the riverfront paths and visit the boathouse. The customizable Riverside Pavilion includes a dance floor and built-in bar area, a beautifully draped ceiling and the ability to decorate to suit your vision. A huge covered porch area faces the river and allows for fire pits with s'mores - a popular choice!

Catering Services
Glen Foerd on the Delaware events are exclusively catered by Jamie Hollander Catering & Events. Their expert staff has years of experience, and with it the expertise to handle every detail. We can confidently say your guests will absolutely rave about the food. As a full-service wedding venue, we work with our clients throughout the planning process, with an expert planner included in the investment from the start. Your planner will guide you throught the entire process as seamlessly as possible, helping bring your wedding vision to reality. They coordinate all vendors and create a clear timeline to keep things going smoothly. On your special day, all you'll need to do is make memories and enjoy the celebration.

Wedding Packages
The talented and professional Jamie Hollander staff creates a unique, customized menu for your event. Food is prepared on-site for a restaurant-quality experience. The service is simply outstanding, thanks to hardworking professional staff.

Our catering packages cover all the bases for an outstanding event at Glen Foerd:

  • a five-hour reception with an elegant cocktail hour, sophisticaed dinner service and classic desserts with a twist
  • all non-alcoholic beverages, bar mixers and bar fruit
  • linens, fine white china, flatward, necessary glassware for the bar and table settings
  • full event staffing for set-up, service and break-down
  • an experienced, professional event coordinator
  • upscale restroom facilities adjacent to the Riverside Pavilion
  • sales tax and administrative charges
  • valet services


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  • As soon as we went to view Glen Foerd, we knew it was perfect. The nature surrounding the mansion is picturesque for any wedding, and the Delaware River makes for a beautiful back drop. The inside of the mansion is GORGEOUS. We received SO many compliments on the venue and how absolutely beautiful it was. Our guests loved taking pictures as the sun set by the river, our outdoor ceremony by the fall trees, and the historic mansion itself. The reception tent is another stunner. The roof with the lights are beautiful, and the decor was perfect. There is a noise restriction for the venue due to it being in a neighborhood, and our reception was over by 10pm. These were things initially I was worried about, but the music was loud enough and everyone was still dancing and having a great time the whole night. We definitely didnt need to end at 11 to have a good time because our guests were all WORN out, haha. I would definitely recommend this venue to future brides and grooms! Photos b... Read more

    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?

    $ 3,500.00

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

    $ 3,500.00

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


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

    $ 750.00

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

    $ 750.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

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


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Art Gallery, Garden, Historic Building, Mansion, Museum, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, December

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