Resources for Traveling to Philadelphia


Penn Athletics offers a variety of ways for your group to get engaged in Philadelphia! With meeting and events space in some of the most historic venues such as The Palestra known as "the Cathedral of College Basketball" and the world's first football two tiered football stadium in Franklin Field, Penn Athletics hosts over 500 events a year. Space usage ranges from small group meetings of 30 to large scale events with over 30,000 attendees. Penn Athletics sporting events also provide groups with unique hospitality opportunities while cheering on the Quakers. Sporting events include football, men's basketball, women's basketball, wrestling, men's lacrosse and the Penn Relays. 


Indoor space, Outdoor space, hospitality, sports, events, culture, entertainment, hospitality, groups, concerts, shows, basketball, football, event sites, meeting spaces

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 2.14 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.23 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1.71 miles

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Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Bus Parking
  • WiFi Free
  • Handicap Access
  • Non Smoking
  • Onsite Parking


  • Associations ABA

Facility Information

  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Reunion Friendly
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Group Information

  • Group Friendly

Venue Amenities

  • Guided Tours Available

Languages Spoken

  • English

Payment Options

  • Payment Option CC AmEx
  • Payment Option CC Discover
  • Payment Option CC Mastercard
  • Payment Option CC Visa


Hours of Operation

  • 24 hours


Venue Capacity

  • 9000-52000

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