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Center City Parks

Host your own event at one of downtown Philadelphia’s breezy open spaces available for private rental and managed by Center City District.

Whether you live in, work or are visiting Philadelphia, enjoy Center City’s parks and all they have to offer for meetings, corporate functions, private cocktail parties, weddings, dinner receptions and more.

Event Spaces


Photo by Peter Tobia

Photo by Peter Tobia

Dilworth Park at City Hall is Philadelphia’s new venue in the heart of Center City.  The $55 million installation, joined the ranks of the city’s most desirable event spaces following the ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 4, 2014. This grand, state of-the-art park promises a new standard for corporate, social and celebratory functions, and offers the flexibility to accommodate every need. Imagine your networking event, corporate or wedding reception or, milestone birthday party with the iconic architecture of City Hall as the backdrop. Dilworth Park features include:

The Fountain – The Fountain at Dilworth is water sculpture set in motion; its streams of water spout at random intervals- a lively accent to your festivities. The fountain jets can be custom-programmed at your discretion. Philadelphia is going to party here like never before. During the winter the fountain transforms into the Rothman Ice Rink.

mingle around the fountains

Photo by Peter Tobia

PNC Terrace – Large crowds find their comfort level at PNC Plaza, an inviting open space adjacent to the café, offering views up the Parkway to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This terrace can seat over 100 people, while the café makes room for 25 more. Make it your go-to place to forge collegial connections, present to large groups, put on a speaker series–all in tune with the rhythm of the city around you.

Photo by Peter Tobia

Photo by Peter Tobia

The Great Lawn – This green space surrounded by seating areas offers endless ways to entertain. Whether you’re planning a company picnic complete with lawn games, a family circle picnic, an outdoor movie screening or a lunchtime concert, the Great Lawn provides a splash of greenery in the city’s most vibrant new park.

Reception: 4500 | Seated: 1500
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Rothman Ice Rink – The seasonal Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park adds a special element to events allowing for the option to have ice skating as an activity for guests. It is available November 11, 2016 through February, 2017. Click here for more details.

Rothman Cabin


Sister Cities Park adds a picturesque swath of green to the heart of
Philadelphia’s notable arts and cultural district. From here, panoramic views bring skyscrapers, historic cathedrals and museums into harmony, while the Sister Cities fountain, a unique representation of the world with Philadelphia at its center, is close enough for adults to touch and children to run through.

The charm of Sister Cities Park lends itself to everything from children’s birthday parties to wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners, from uncommon celebrations to corporate teambuilding exercises. Whatever the occasion, consider this the quintessential spot for an event on the Parkway.

Reception: 400 | Seated: 260
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John F. Collins Park is a hushed, landscaped hideaway tucked within Center City’s bustling business district. Adjacent to one of Center City’s busiest streets, it can now be a private haven for you and your guests. The entrance from Chestnut Street leads through a wrought iron gateway sculpted with whimsical animal life. Inside, you’re transported to a dreamlike garden defined by miniature fountains, blossoming flowers and cozy stone benches. This hidden gem is home to elegant cocktail parties, small receptions and intimate wedding ceremonies – making indelible memories along the way.

Reception: 150 | Seated: 60
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Dilworth Park
West Side of City Hall
15th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Sister Cities Park
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

John F. Collins Park
1707 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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