The Charms of Fairmount Park provide authentic, traditional settings reflecting the importance of Philadelphia and its history. The Charms Houses, as well as other scenic Fairmount Park locations, can enhance your next celebration or event.  These beautiful settings in the Park provide a natural, classic backdrop celebrating the past. Rental availability and policies vary by individual house.

Please note: Rental details and prices are subject to change and may be updated.


We've included some information regarding general Charms rental policies to guide you. Since each site has its own specific rental guidelines, please contact each one individually to check on availability, capacity, amenities, costs, approved caterers, approved tent rental providers, and more. 

Please note that currently Cedar Grove, Lemon Hill, and Mount Pleasant do not offer rental opportunities. Please check back with us for updated information.

The Charms of Fairmount Park:

Laurel Hill:  Laurel Hill is available for luncheons, teas, private parties, weddings, meetings and other social occasions. Indoor rental can accommodate up to 60 people in the octagonal room, with a max of 70 total for indoor rental. An outdoor tent may also be erected, provided by the renter.  Plenty of free parking is available.  A site supervisor is required on the premises for all rentals.  Renters must have liability insurance and agree to house rules and regulations before scheduling.

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Historic Strawberry Mansion: Historic Strawberry Mansion offers unique event spaces for intimate dinners of 25 to catered celebrations of 240.  Plan a luxurious outdoor celebration (up to 250 people) on the expansive rear grounds where guests may mingle on the full-length brick terrace overlooking a beautiful Azalea path that winds around the perimeter of the property.

For information regarding rates and other requirements click here.

You can request more information from Historic Strawberry Mansion's website here.

The listings below provide the contact information for other Fairmount Park historic sites who currently rent their facilities out to the public. Since each site has its own specific rental policies, please contact each one individually to check on availability, capacity, amenities, costs, etc. 

Additional Fairmount Park Managed Sites:

American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Avenue
FDR Park
(215) 389-1776

Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Avenue
(215) 722-8082

Bartram’s Garden
54th and Lindbergh Boulevard
(215) 729-5281

Historic Rittenhouse Town
206 Lincoln Drive
(215) 438-5711

Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin & Hog Island Roads
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 685.4167

East & West Fairmount Park:

Belmont Mansion
Belmont Platea
West Fairmount Park
(215) 878-8844

Chamounix Mansion
West Fairmount Park
(215) 878-3676

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
North Horticultural Drive
West Fairmount Park
(215) 878-5097

Lemon Hill

Lemon Hill

The Centennial Café 
at the Ohio House
4700 States Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131-3712
(610) 658-0325

Ormiston Mansion
Reservoir Drive
East Fairmount Park
(215) 763-2222


Sedegely Club
15 Kelly Drive
Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(610) 683-0770

Water Works Restaurant
640 Water Works Drive
(215) 236-9000

The Barn at Ridgeland
4200 Chamounix Drive
(215) 879-7733
Barn at Ridgeland Website