10 Best Places to Propose in Philadelphia PA (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for gardens, natural scenic beauty, history, art, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Philadelphia to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide, we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Philadelphia for Art or History Lovers
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Love Park
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Philadelphia
  • Boathouse Row
  • Philadelphia Magic Gardens
  • Rittenhouse Square
  • Longwood Gardens
  • Race Street Pier
  • One Liberty Observation Deck
  • Romantic Gourmet Destinations in Philadelphia
  • Talulah's Garden
  • Lacroix at the Rittenhouse
  • Keep it Simple


    Romantic Locations in Dallas for Art or History Lovers

    1. Philadelphia Museum of Art

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an excellent choice for a proposal due to its iconic status and beautiful surroundings. You can start by walking up the famous "Rocky Steps" leading to the museum's entrance. Propose at the top of the iconic steps, offering a stunning view of the city skyline.



    2. Love Park (John F. Kennedy Plaza)

    The JFK plaza is home to the famous Love sculpture, which makes for a perfect backdrop for your proposal. Choose a time when Love Park is not too crowded to ensure a more intimate and private setting. Early mornings or weekdays might be less busy.


    3. Barnes Foundation

    This stunning art museum houses an extensive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern art. You can find a secluded spot within the galleries or propose in the beautiful outdoor garden.


    Outdoors Locations to Propose in Philadelphia

    4. Boathouse Row

    Take a stroll along the Schuylkill River and propose against the backdrop of the beautifully lit boathouses. Each boathouse has its own unique architecture and charm, providing various backdrops for your proposal.


    5. Philadelphia Magic Gardens

    A whimsical and mosaic-covered space, perfect for an intimate and unique proposal. Look for a quieter and more private area within the gardens where you can have a moment to yourselves. There are various nooks and crannies to discover, providing opportunities for an intimate proposal.


    6. Rittenhouse Square

    A charming and elegant city park with beautiful foliage, benches, and a central fountain, providing a classic proposal spot.


    7. Longwood Gardens

    A short drive from the city, this expansive botanical garden offers various stunning locations for a romantic proposal you will remember for a lifetime.


    8. Race Street Pier

    This waterfront park provides breathtaking views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, offering a romantic setting for a proposal.


    8. One Liberty Observation Deck

    Propose from the top of this skyscraper, which offers panoramic views of Philadelphia's skyline.


    Romantic Gourmet Destinations in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia is full of romantic restaurants, wineries, and bars. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, fine champagne, or a delicious meal.


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    9. Talula's Garden

    Known for its farm-to-table concept, Talula's Garden features a charming outdoor garden area and a rustic interior. The cozy atmosphere and delicious food make it an excellent choice for a proposal.


    10. Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

    This fine dining restaurant in The Rittenhouse Hotel offers an elegant and sophisticated setting. With its refined cuisine and luxurious ambiance, it provides an ideal backdrop for a special one of a kind moment.


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    Keep It Simple 

    While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Philadelphia has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.




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    Suzanne Sachs

    Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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