Philadelphia's new guidelines for indoor/outdoor gatherings in effect Oct. 16.

Host your next event in one of Philadelphia’s most memorable spaces

Unique venues, outstanding service, and satisfied clients are key when creating memorable and effective events. Whether you’re planning a conference, an event for thousands or anything in between, we’ll happily help check your needs off the list.

Explore unexpected event venues from unmatched historic locations to iconic architectural structures and outdoor venues. Philadelphia has a variety of options to suit every size, need, taste and budget.

Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Located in West Fairmount Park, this popular summer concert venue is also a unique option for offsite events, accommodating everything from intimate cocktail receptions to large-scale presentations or parties. The Mann offers a variety of spaces to choose from, including the hilltop Crescendo Tent and the grand TD Pavilion, all of which will offer your attendees sweeping skyline views while they enjoy the natural breeze of Fairmount Park. To learn more, click here.

Mann Center for the Performing Arts, photo by Jordan August Photography,

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Founded in 1876, the world-renowned Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases more than 2,000 years of human creativity, with special exhibitions and collections from Europe, Asia and the Americas. In addition to the glorious main building, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building (at Pennsylvania Ave and Fairmount Avenue) and Rodin Museum (at 22nd and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway) provide a range of options for entertaining. Click Here to plan your next event at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Photo: Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Location: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Science History Institute

Just a short walk from Independence Hall in the city’s Historic District, the Science History Institute is home to 13,500 square feet of indoor meeting space, with an additional 4,500 square feet of event space outdoors. The newly renovated space accommodates everything from meetings to receptions. The institute offers virtual conference center tours on their website.

Location: 315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Reading Terminal Market

Mouth-watering aromas. Locally grown and exotic produce. Amish specialties. Fresh meats, seafood, and poultry. Handmade confections and baked goods straight from the oven. Everything you need to create a memorable meal, from cookbooks, to table linens, to kitchenware, to fresh-cut flowers, and more. Find the widest variety of restaurants under one roof at the historic Reading Terminal Market, one of the essential places to eat in Philadelphia. Click Here to plan your next event at Reading Terminal Market. For a video overview of the market’s event capabilities, click here.

Reading Terminal Market event photo by Rachel Beck Photography.

Location: 12th and Arch streets, Philadelphia, PA 19017

View more events venues holding virtual tours to help you plan your next Philadelphia meeting from home. To learn about additional venues and for more information and assistance in planning a special event in Philadelphia, contact the PHLCVB Convention Services team.

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