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Race Street Pier
Race Street and N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Race Street Pier Wedding and Engagement Photography Permits

Race Street Pier is a uniquely scenic park located along the Delaware River. With views of the Ben Franklin Bridge to the East and the Philadelphia Skyline to the West, there are multiple options for the perfect backdrop.

For wedding and engagement photos on Race Street Pier, please register for a photography permit by filling out the form below. 


  • Wedding and Engagement photography photo permits are issued for a 1-hour time period and cost $50. Please see application below. 
  • The Delaware River Waterfront Corp (DRWC) is unable to reserve dates until the application and payment is received in full. 
  • The Race Street Pier cannot be closed for photos. 
  • The Pier is accessible by public transit including the 25 SEPTA bus and the Market Street Subway Line to 2nd Street. Parking lots are available at Columbus Blvd and Vine Street and Columbus Blvd and Market Street. 
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