Venues for Every Occasion
March 9, 2022
From intimate receptions to large-scale corporate events, 12th Street Catering works with venues both in and outside of Philadelphia to provide top-tier, full-service catering. With awe-inspiring arrangements made from fresh ingredients, our culinary professionals are sure to impress your guests at whichever venue you choose. To make planning your next event easier, we’re providing a round-up of some of our favorite venues in the area.
If you’re looking to host an outdoor event, look no further than the Mann Music Center. With a 22-acre campus, you can expect a one-of-a-kind experience at this out-of-the-ordinary event space. Found right in the heart of Fairmount Park, the Center offers lush green lawns, bountiful gardens, historic art and sculptures, and a panoramic view of the city skyline.
History fanatics will love attending an event at the Colonial Dames! The Pennsylvania Headquarters House was designed by renowned Colonial Architects Ritter and Shay and completed in 1921. The House provides a unique style and warmth that cannot be found elsewhere in the Philadelphia area, providing a truly unique venue with a secret, hidden garden in the heart of the city. The House can comfortably accommodate gatherings for 10 to 50 guests in several finely appointed downstairs rooms or up to 120 guests for a reception in its beautiful upstairs ballroom.
Need a great space for a rehearsal dinner ahead of the big day? The main floor of the Sedgeley Club can accommodate up to 65 guests. Located on the shores of the Schuykill River, the Club houses the city’s only operating lighthouse and boasts scenic views of Fairmount Park. The Club’s main dining room has a historic fireplace and enclosed porch, perfect for summertime events.
When your team needs a company morale boost, The Specter Center is just the place! With the country’s largest squash facility, the Center welcomes an inclusive and diverse community by providing access to its courts and event space, right in the middle of Drexel University’s campus. Complete with 73,000 square feet of meeting and event space, the Center is the perfect space to bring your team together.
For those ready to tie the knot, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is the venue for you. The Historic Landmark Building features one of Philadelphia’s most stunning staircases, making for a breathtaking entrance with your newly-betrothed. The building also provides an iconic and stunning backdrop as one of the country’s finest surviving examples of Victorian Gothic architecture!
Looking to wow guests with a view beyond compare? Vue on 50, located on the 50th floor of the Three Logan Square building, provides 360-degree views of Center City from a 10,000 square foot venue. Complete with two ballrooms and 20-foot ceilings, any event here will be talked about for years to come.
Vying for a city escape? The Barn at Valley Forge Flowers is one of the Main Line’s treasures with a rustic yet classic flair. An idyllic setting for an intimate gathering or large reception, the barn’s atmosphere is an upscale yet comfortable venue outside of Philadelphia.
For those wanting to party with a waterfront view, the Independence Seaport Museum is just the place! Located right on the Delaware River waterfront with views of the city and water, the Museum is perfect for history and maritime buffs and beyond. Complete with multiple balconies and a ballroom that can fit over 300 guests, the Museum is an ideal location for any number of events.