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Bride

There’s no doubt about it. This is your day. And whether you’ve been dreaming of it your whole life, or find yourself suddenly engaged, we’ll have you totally prepared. Lean on us. Embrace all that we know as we walk you through the steps that lead to walking down the aisle. With so many options and decisions to be made, we are there to provide advice, direction and, assurance. So, when the day arrives, you’ll be ready, relaxed, and most importantly, you’ll be glowing.

You’ll bask in the moments. Especially the moments that happen serendipitously. A tender glance from your father–the one that needs no words to remind you that, no matter what, you will always be his little girl. Or, perhaps it will be how the lighting illuminates your bridesmaids and how much they all mean to you.

As we orchestrate weddings, we don’t create the moments, but we will set the stage that allows them to happen. Unprompted by photo albums or videos, they are the times that matter most –the memories that you will keep and relive forever. It is why we listen to everything you say before your wedding day as well as the things that are left unsaid. What a bride wants and what she doesn’t want will always be our top priorities. And the difference between a day that is fleeting and one that becomes a part of you.

Imagine

What better time to dream big dreams? To go beyond the expected, the conventional, the tried and true? If you have a vision of your perfect wedding, we’d love to hear it. Because nothing gives us more satisfaction and delight than working with brides and grooms to help make their fondest wishes come true on their special day. From our personal concierge services, to helping you become more informed through activities like Cescaphe University, we’re always working on new ways to make wedding planning easy and enjoyable.

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Plan

Congratulations to both of you on finding the person you want to spend forever with! Now that you’ve decided to celebrate your love with friends and family, our team of expert wedding planners and professionals are ready to help you create the wedding you’ve always dreamed of.

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Celebrate

We take your wedding day as seriously as you do. Each and every wedding receives our full attention. In addition to taking the time to give every bride and groom our full personalized attention to help them envision, design, and create the wedding of their dreams, our wedding team spends more than 30 hours meeting internally to go over each and every detail of every single wedding—so that you will never have to.

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Venues

Cescaphe Ballroom

The first stunning venue opened by Cescaphe, the Ballroom glows with classic luxury in the heart of Northern Liberties, one of Philadelphia’s most eclectic and electric communities....

Capacity: 150 – 300 guests

Atrium at Curtis Center

Just steps from Washington Square, the Curtis Center is an architectural masterpiece. And its crowning glory is the towering, 12-story Atrium that makes every wedding a truly towering exp...

Capacity: 175 – 500 guests

Tendenza

Located in Philly’s vibrant Northern Liberties, Tendenza is a sleek and chic contemporary space inspired by the cutting industrial style of New York lofts. When you want your weddin...

Capacity: 150 – 240 guests

Vie

Our largest venue, Vie is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Center City, just above City Hall. And embraces you and your guests with elegance inspired by French Provença...

Capacity: 175 – 600 guests

Down Town Club

Just across the street from Independence Hall the Down Town Club was founded a century ago as a private enclave for the highest of Philadelphia Society. Today, it freely opens its doors t...

Capacity: 125 – 220 guests

Water Works

In the mid-19th century, it was the second most-visited tourist destination in America. Now superbly restored, the Water Works is a National Historic Landmark. And one of the most iconic&...

Capacity: 100-400 guests

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Your Wedding Team

It’s the show of a lifetime, and you’re the stars. Your Cescaphe team is excited to help you shine brighter and dazzle more than you could ever have hoped or imagined.

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I Do

  1. A Thanksgiving Eve Wedding

    What better way to kick off the holiday season than with your loved ones? – And better yet, turning it into the biggest celebration of your life!  As possibly the most anticipated night out of the year, Thanksgiving Eve is a night where everyone is searching for something exciting to do.  At Cescaphe, it is […]

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  2. REAL WEDDING: Michelle & Robert

    Down Town Club: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 How did you meet? …On Tinder! How did the proposal happen? At Parx Casino—it was Mother’s Day and our whole family was there because we go there as a tradition ever year. He went to go cash in a ticket, came back and said, “Babe I won a […]

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  3. Wintry Wedding Cocktails

    Nothing completes a beautiful winter wedding like an iced cold cocktail! What better way to start off the New Year and season than with brand new signature cocktail inspiration?! Put your own twist on your personalized drink based off of your exclusive love story. These winter-inspired favorites are the simplest (yet delicious!) touch to your […]

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  4. Winter Wedding for the Non-Snow Bunny Bride

    Spring & Fall are historically the most popular wedding seasons, but here at Cescaphe Event Group we have seen a growing trend toward Winter Weddings. Why? In addition to the special pricing, winter weddings tend to give a couple more exclusive attention. Not only are vendors slower and able to devote more time to winter […]

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  5. REAL WEDDING: Jen & Valerie

    How did you meet? We met when Valerie was a first-year medical intern in the intensive care unit where I work as a Critical Care Physician Assistant.  Together, we took care of some of the sickest patients – one who would be the reason, nearly one year later, that Valerie stopped me in passing to […]

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  6. Best Philly Spots for Wedding Shots

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, that’s why here at Cescaphe we understand the importance of capturing memories. You spent all that money on the dress and tux and spent all those hours getting ready. Now you have one last thing to do – make sure you never forget how amazing you […]

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  7. Bathroom Baskets

    What to include in your wedding bathroom basket! Bathroom baskets have grown to be must-haves at weddings these days. They are filled with toiletry necessities that will come in handy for any type of situation. Whether your maid of honor goes a little too hard on the dance floor and messes up her hair or […]

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  8. Seating Cards and Displays

    Seating Cards and Displays You’ve spent months creating your guest list and hours arranging your seating chart. Now, it’s time for the easy part – showing your guests where to go! Whether you choose to have a seating chart display or place cards, it’s important to have something that will direct your guests to their […]

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  9. REAL WEDDING: Stacey & Seth

    Vie October 29, 2016 How did you meet? “We met at Drexel University as Freshman in 2006.” How did the proposal happen? “Seth proposed to me in our home in an intimate setting on a Friday afternoon when I returned from work.  Seth had the house decorated with candles and photos from the past 10 […]

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  10. A Thanksgiving Eve Wedding Celebration

    Dominika and Lemar were married at the Down Town Club on November 23, 2016. Their show stopping Thanksgiving Eve affair wowed their guests, and they were thrilled they chose Cescaphe!   Dominika said…  “Everything was amazing from start to finish. Cescaphe Event Group became like family. They made sure our day was nothing short of […]

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