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Bridesmaids

One of your best friends is tying the knot and you just said yes to being a bridesmaid.

Of course, you’re going to be one of her bridesmaids. You grew inseparable over the years, and there are a few things you should know about being a bridesmaid.

It starts with understanding that this is a time of life for the bride when laughter and tears can be easily triggered. So, offer emotional support before and during the big day. You may also want to host a shower, arrange a bachelorette party, and help the bride select her wedding dress.

We want to emphasize that we’re there for you in every way possible – helping everyone involved relax and enjoy the occasion.

At Cescaphe, it is our honor and privilege to get to know you as a bridesmaid. And maybe even, someday soon, as a bride.

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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

Every one of you is an honored member of the wedding party, and you’re there to lend support to the couple getting married and their guests. Best behavior goes without saying. But so does fun. The more relaxed you are, the better the celebration.

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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

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 wedding to make a unique statement, nothing else in the city comes close.

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 Provençal design.

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 to the most stylish of weddings. Like yours.

Capacity: 125 – 220 guests

Water Works

Its combination of gracious Neoclassical architecture and then-revolutionary technology once drew visitors from around the world. Today, the Water Works provides one of the...

Capacity: 100-400 guests

The Lucy

Located on Philadelphia’s famous Avenue of the Arts, The Lucy encompasses the Cescaphe brand’s reputation for sophisticated, luxe venues. European inspired brass chandeliers illuminate marble accents and ivory wall paneling for a warm traditional aesthetic.

Capacity: 150 – 325 guests

Logistics

After all the planning and preparation, all the weeks and months of expectation, all the hustle and bustle of the final hours before, you deserve a day without a worry in the world.

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I Do Crew

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    Just as Benjamin Franklin made sparks fly with his famous key and kite experiment, Cescaphe is dedicated to creating that same magic for your event in this historic square that bears his name, bringing love to the one of Philadelphia’s 5 original squares. Since 1825 Franklin Square has been a staple for locals and tourists […]

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  3. REAL WEDDING: Rebecca and Frank’s Micro Wedding at Water Works

    Why did you choose a Cescaphe wedding? We have attended two Cescaphe weddings outside of our own and we loved everything about them, including the food, amazing level of service, and the beautiful venues.  We also wanted to have our wedding at Water Works because of the location by the water. It is such a […]

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  4. REAL WEDDING: Sydney and Nathan’s Micro Wedding at Breve

    Why did you choose a Cescaphe Wedding? Cescaphe’s Breve enabled us to have a “normal” wedding during COVID times. While it was unfortunate that we couldn’t celebrate in-person with all of our family and friends, Cescaphe provided a beautiful venue and delicious catering, all while making it easy to plan our wedding in six weeks. […]

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    Why did you choose a Cescaphe Wedding? My husband and I chose Cescaphe to host our wedding reception for their reputation and the experience. We have attended weddings hosted by Cescaphe in the past and we were blown away by how amazing they were, especially the cocktail hour – it’s on another level, and we […]

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  6. Cescaphe Pioneers Future for Private Events, Instituting Robust Set of Health and Safety Measures

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    How did you meet?We’ve been together for 10 years and have known each other since we were about 14. We went to grade school in separate neighborhoods – one zip code apart. We went to the same high school and sat next to each other in history. He was the only one in the class […]

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  8. Cescaphe Univeristy – Invitations & Stationary

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