December 4, 2021

Allison & Austin

    Things To Do

Things To Do

We are so excited for you to explore the city we have fallen in love with. Christmas is an incredible time of year in Philadelphia. Below are some of our recommendations of things to do while you are in town


138 Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA 19333
, (610) 590-4671

Our venue is attached to a gorgeous Nursery + Terrain Store, large format Anthropologie store as well as three restaurants. Swing by and explore the site, do some shopping, grab a Christmas wreath and a drink! Fun fact: This site and all the buildings on it were designed by Allison's team at URBN!

Meadowbrook Estate

1010 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova, PA 19085

Swing by the house! Say hi, have a drink, explore the property! We will be getting ready here all day Saturday and would love to see you!

Terrain Cafe

138 West Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA 19333
, (610) 590-4675

Looking for a gorgeous sunlit greenhouse style cafe? This is it! With great food and drinks this cafe is a must see! Our go to lunch order? The Avocado Toast!

Tired Hands Brew Cafe

16 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003
, (484) 413-2978

Austin's favorite! Swing by for great beer in the heart of Ardmore. Located across the streets from tons of shops and restaurants. His favorite beer? Alien Church!

Pizzeria Vetri

138 West Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA 19333
, (484) 207-6663

Pizzeria Vetri was recently renovated by Allison's team at URBN. Swing by for incredible pizza and even more amazing cocktails!


2 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003
, (484) 434-2200

SoulCycle is a long time favorite of the Bride + Groom and one of their favorite things to do together! SoulCycle is a great cycling studio with fun music and great instructors. Booking your class ahead of time is highly encouraged.

Di Bruno Bros. - Wayne

385 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
, (484) 581-7888

A Philly staple! An artisan market with great cheeses, wines and bar. Stop in here for a cocktail + cheeseboard or to grab a coffee

Old City

Philadelphia, PA

Explore our neighborhood! Lots of local restaurants + shops where everyone knows each other. You are also likely to spot Penny's friends walking around the street!

Sonny's Famous Steaks

228 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
, (215) 629-5760

One of our favorite cheesesteak spots in the city! Allison's Order (before she was a vegetarian): steak + provolone + onions Austin's Order: wiz wit (this is classic philly - spray cheese + onions)

Philadelphia Christmas Village

1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Magical Christmas markets at Dilworth Park. Complete with local vendors + an ice skating ring it's sure to put you in the spirit. If you want the true city-life experience purchase a Christmas tree and try to get it across the city via the subway.

Elfreth's Alley

124-126 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106
, (215) 574-0560

Elfreth's Alley is a historic street in Philadelphia, dating back to 1703. There are 32 houses on the street, which were built between 1703 and 1836. Swing by and see it decorated for Christmas (you may even catch some carolers!)

Philadelphia Distilling

25 East Allen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
, (215) 671-0346

One of Allison + Austin's favorite spots, and where they went immediatly after getting engaged. Incredible cocktails - we recommend the Pennsylvania Punch!

Old City Coffee, Inc.

221 Church Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
, (215) 629-9292

Located directly outside Allison + Austin's front door, this local coffee shop is one of the best in the city!

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

1335 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
, (267) 479-1600

La Colombe Headquarters - definitely worth stopping in if you're a fan of the coffee!

Rittenhouse Square

Philadelphia, PA

Swing by at night for gorgeous Christmas Lights in the park

The Wanamaker Building

100 East Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107
, (215) 851-0406

Tour the historic Wanamaker Building. If you're a fan of historic architecture - this tour is for you! You may also make it to hear the famous organ playing + view the Christmas show

North Bowl

909 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
, (215) 238-2695

Austin's favorite (fun fact he took bowling class in college). Fun neighbrhood, great 80's music, and amazing tater tots!

Frankford Hall

1210 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
, (215) 634-3338

A go-to German beer garden in the city. Enjoy great beer, pretzels + potato pancakes surrounded by firepits. If you're in the mood, try Allison's favorite - the mulled wine!


124 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
, (215) 732-3501

One of our favorite places to eat in the city! Amazing asian inspired food with a great happy hour every day! Allison's Favorite: Edamame Dumplings + Kimchi Fried Rice. Austins Favorite: Brussel Sprouts + Bao Buns

Mission Taqueria

1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
, (215) 383-1200

If you love mexican food this is a must. Prepare for the best spicy marg of your life!

Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen

126 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
, (267) 687-7878

Our home away from home. If you love beer this is the spot for you. An ever rotating beer list with great food and people

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