Planning the Perfect Wedding Weekend in Phoenixville
Things to Do in Phoenixville
When planning your wedding, it’s important to consider pre- and post-wedding activities too! Many couples have family and friends traveling in from all over the country, sometimes the world, and guests are always incredibly appreciative when you give ideas on how to make the most of their trip to your wedding. There’s nothing like authentic tips from locals to make a trip perfect.
Luckily, a place like Phoenixville is an easy spot to turn into a weekend getaway. Here are some of our favorite highlights close to home. Take these suggestions and place them on your wedding website so guests can choose how to plan their visit!
Wander around Phoenixville Farmers Market
Phoenixville Farmers Market takes over Mill Street every Saturday morning with tons of stalls to explore for visitors and locals alike. There’s live music, made-to-order eats and plenty of tasty treats like honey, candles and chocolate that will travel home well.
Location: 200 Mill St, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 0.4 miles
Get your history on at Valley Forge National Historical Park
We’re lucky to be located in one of the most historic areas of the country, and Valley Forge National Historical Park is a perfect way for guests to explore that heritage. They can start at the visitor center and decide if they want to run the trails or discover the history at the restored buildings in the park.
Location: 1000 First Avenue, Suite 101, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 8.1 miles
Get competitive at Markies Mini Golf
When family and friends get together for the first time in a while, a little friendly competition is the perfect way to spice up the reunion. Markies Mini Golf is a perfect way to get outside while being able to catch up in the sunshine.
Location: 360 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 2.1 miles
Grab coffee and listen to live music at Steel City Coffeehouse & Brewery
Part coffeehouse, part live music venue and part brewery, Steel City Coffeehouse & Brewery is a one-of-a-kind spot and a go-to for locals in town. Perfect for a pre- or post-wedding hangout!
Location: 203 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 0.2 miles
Take a hike at Black Rock Sanctuary
The perfect spot for exploring nature in Phoenixville is Black Rock Sanctuary. The sanctuary spans over 110 acres filled with paths, lush greenery and wildlife.
Location: Black Rock Interpretive Trail, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 1.4 miles
Unwind at Blue Bird Distilling
Blue Bird Distilling’s flagship location is an attraction not to be missed when visiting Phoenixville. Relax and play some board games while they whip up some of the most unique cocktails in the area with over 10 spirits made on-site.
Location: 100 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 0.4 miles
Waterfront Trails at Schuylkill River Greenways
Some of the most beautiful views in the area can be found at Schuylkill River Greenways. The trails run over 100 miles from Philadelphia all the way to Phoenixville. The most accessible trailhead is the Port Providence Trailhead.
Location: 989-993 Port Providence Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Distance from Phoenixville Foundry: 2.2 miles
(Source Schuylkill River Greenways)
Annual Community Events in Phoenixville
Beyond the everyday adventures you can find close to Phoenixville Foundry, if you choose one of the weekends that features local special events, your guests are in for an extra treat.
Some of our favorite events of the year include:
Firebird Festival (December)
Perhaps the most iconic event in the area, every year the town builds a wooden phoenix and burns it in a massive town-wide bonfire. The day is a celebration of art, with lots of local vendors to explore.
(Source Firebird Festival)
Harvest Festival (October-November)
Every year around Halloween, the four-day Harvest Festival features a night market, biergarten, carnival and more!
Phoenixville Food Truck Festival (May & October)
Your foodie guests are in for a treat if you choose one of the two weekends of the Food Truck Festival! The first Saturday of May and October, over 30 of the best local food trucks join together for a day of delicious camaraderie.
First Fridays (May – November)
Explore downtown Phoenixville with live music, shops open late, restaurant specials and more. Every Friday!
We’re excited to share our beloved town with you and your guests as you celebrate your wedding weekend with Phoenixville Foundry! Want to schedule a tour? Get in touch!