Terrain at Styer’s is a mesmerizing space to have a wedding complete with over five acres of ever-changing blooms and greenery combined with a variety of historic spaces – right near Philly! A Philadelphia wedding photographer's dream!
Deeply rooted in nature and plant life, Terrain is inspired by the idea of merging house and garden to create an experience for all the seasons, to shape a life lived outside and in. Historically, Terrain us the historic site of J. Franklin Styer’s nursery, a staple in Philadelphia for over 100 years. Celebrations at Terrain at Styer’s pair this botanical setting with a lively atmosphere to welcome family and friends
As a Philadelphia wedding photographer, I love Terrain because it offers amazing nooks and crannies for beautiful photos and the wedding day runs smoothly (like clockwork) thanks to the amazing staff. These are ja few things potential brides & grooms will like about the place – let’s talk about it some more!
WHY IT’S GREAT FOR WEDDINGS
Weddings at Terrain at Styer’s include the exclusive use of the venue, which includes indoor + outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour spaces, reception room and private suite. In each space, there are ever-changing gardens which provide a layered horticultural experience. The permanent installations offer a beautiful backdrop for additional florals and décor.
The garden is equipped with natural wood folding chairs for up to 110 guests seated on the lawn. Tucked behind the sprawling nursery, the ceremony space is a secluded garden oasis with an ornate Indian wedding temple as the centerpiece, surrounded by beautifully manicured lawns and oak trees. A stone pathway serves as the aisle and overhead festival lights provide a glowing transition into evening. An absolutely stunning view!
Adjoined to the Garden Shed just off its entryway, the Hot House is included in all wedding packages. The space is a temperature-controlled private room equipped with sleek slate flooring and rustic elements including a living greenery wall, lanterns and overhead roping and festival light installations. This space may be used as the location of your ceremony or as an extension of the Garden Shed throughout the reception with extra seating and bar areas.
The refurbished Garden Shed boasts original features that are complemented by contemporary additions and amenities to create a charming and rustic setting for celebrations year-round. Enjoy a perfect view of the dance floor, plus access to the adjoining Hot House, which serves as an extension of the reception room. With ample space for both dining and dancing, the room is temperature-controlled and features a styled doorway in which the sweetheart table is nestled, barnwood floors, twinkling market lights, farmhouse tables and seating, and seasonally styled bookshelves. The Garden Shed can accommodate up to 110 guests.
For more details, a great starting point is to review Terrain at Styer’s wedding FAQ here. You can also check out photos I've captured at Terrain to get a good idea of what this place has to offer as well:
WEDDING PHOTOS FROM TERRAIN:
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