A Grey Towers Castle Wedding

Grey Towers Castle, located on Arcadia University’s idyllic campus just outside Philadelphia, Pa., is an elegant and luxurious wedding venue where you feel like royalty on your special day. 
Handcrafted, Ornate, Magical

Imagine: Your guests enter the Great Hall and are greeted by a magnificent master staircase, ornate woodwork, and striking architecture. From there, they’re guided into three luxurious spaces, perfect for cocktail hours and receptions.

Couple dancing in the rose and mirror room at Arcadia Grey Towers Castle
Dance the Night Away

The Dining, Rose, and Mirror rooms—coupled with the Castle’s wraparound porches and turrets—boast an elegance and character that will ensure your experience is magical, from beginning to end.

The Perfect Place to Say “I Do”

Wedding Packages

We will work with you to arrange the wedding of your dreams—inside your Castle for the day, outdoor on lush grounds surrounding the Castle, or a combination of both. 

All packages include:

  • 4-hour or 6-hour event in the first floor of Grey Towers Castle;
  • Tables and chairs;
  • Event setup and clean up;
  • Audio / Visual options;
  • Day-of Event Services Coordinator;
  • Dedicated free parking;
  • Directional signage for guests;
  • Recommended Vendor List.

Additional services may include:

  • On-site caterer, offering custom menus and exceptional service;
  • Photo booth;
  • Event Manager;
  • Additional easel rentals;
  • Additional setup time;
  • Additional public safety or facility officers;

Individual ceremony only or reception only packages available

Fast Facts

  • Built in 1898, Grey Towers Castle was originally wealthy sugar baron William Welsh Harrison’s family home.
  • The Castle was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1985.
  • Architect Horace Trumbauer, who also designed the Philadelphia Museum of Art, drew inspiration from Alnwick Castle in England.
  • There are 54 tapestries, crafted during the 19th century, displayed in the Castle.
  • The Castle grounds house more than 50 gargoyles.

Exceeding Expectations

Grey Towers Castle met every expectation for an elegant evening for my daughter's wedding reception. The close attention to every detail was reassuring, and everyone at Arcadia involved in our wedding reception went above and beyond to ensure that all my guests had an evening to remember. If anyone wants to have an event that captures history, prestige, and elegance, Grey Towers Castle is the location!" - Rose

Magical Memories

It was a dream to have my wedding at Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle! It is truly an elegant and magical place. I highly recommend the castle as a venue for your next event. You won't be disappointed." - Hannah ’16

Questions or Site Visit?

Contact us to schedule a tour and to check availability

Lisa Stephens
stephensl@arcadia.edu
(215) 517-2579

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