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Venues in Malvern, PA,
(610) 647-1631

About Us

The Farmhouse at People’s Light is a farmhouse wedding venue with banquet hall event space, and is located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. This 230-year-old historic farmhouse is set amongst the award-winning perennial English gardens of the People’s Light & Theatre Company. The venue serves as one of Chester County’s premier wedding and event spaces, and is located on the seven-acre campus of People’s Light.

Facilities and Capacity

The Farmhouse at People’s Light is a restored 18th century farmhouse that boasts of five stunning event spaces, and accommodates up to 250 guests. The Farmhouse creates a breathtaking on-site ceremony space, and is surrounded by stunning perennial English gardens and 230-year-old historic facilities. The venue also includes a renovated ballroom and indoor pavilion, featuring cathedral ceilings and hardwood floors. The ballroom includes a private, tented terrace, and is surrounded by spacious landscaping and gardening. The Farmhouse provides a variety of flexible indoor and outdoor event space that clients can customize according to your wedding vision. With a historic atmosphere, this wedding venue lends a sense of relaxed elegance and charm to your wedding celebration. Along with the Farmhouse, the venue facility also includes the Farmhouse Bistro, a casual dining experience where clients can enjoy delicious signature dishes and tempting desserts in a relaxed and gorgeous atmosphere.

Services Offered

This historic Malvern landmark facility is known for its trademark excellent service, and specializes in hosting events of all types, including weddings, special events, and corporate celebrations. Their dedicated staff of experienced professionals assists clients in designing, planning, and executing your dream wedding. Along with professional catering services, the venue also offers complimentary wedding amenities such as gold Chivari chairs, hurricane candle centerpieces, Damask-striped ivory toppers, floor length ivory linens, white napkins, and more. They also supply clients with a free ticket voucher to attend any People’s Light theatrical performance. Their wedding packages include the following event services:

  • Bar services
  • Cake
  • Catering services
  • Clean up
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Set up
  • Wifi

Cuisine

Executive Chef Scott Burns and his culinary team deliver creative seasonal cuisine and customized menus that are sure to exceed the expectations of your wedding guests. The cuisine features creative American Cusine with modern continental influences, and clients can choose from a variety of tantalizing appetizers, freshly-prepared entrees, tempting desserts, and a sophisticated wine list. They offer both bar and catering services, with catering options including:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Moira Mccarthy

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  • My fiancé and I planned our wedding in 7 months and could not have done it without the amazing staff at the Farmhouse! Their packages made it easy to plan everything at the reception, once we selected our package, the staff took it from there. They met with us in person wherever we asked to meet to go over information for our wedding day and were very thorough. They took all of our stress of planning away and made our wedding day perfect! They included decorations for the season so we didn’t have to do much as far as decorating, aside from our personal decorations which the staff set up for us the night before! Our guests are still talking about how beautiful the venue is and our pictures turned out so nicely from our ceremony to our outdoor pictures in the garden to the reception pictures on the large dance floor. Perfect place for a December wedding! All of their package prices are listed on their website, so they are upfront about pricing.

    responded with the following comments.

    The holidays are always a pleasure to host a wedding and working with you and your families made it even better. We look forward to seeing you again.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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

    No

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

    Yes

    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?

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 35.00

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

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

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    200

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    50

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    5

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Farm/Ranch, Garden, Historic Building, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    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, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    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?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, July, August, November, December



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