The Center City District manages several beautiful, well maintained, outdoor spaces that are perfect for your next special event, during the day, or after-hours. From small gatherings, parties and weddings to large receptions, convention and business meetings and community events, we're staffed to meet your every need. For bookings, please contact Sarah Anello, CCD Venue Sales Specialist, at 215.440.5507 or RENTALS@CENTERCITYPHILA.ORG.
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Dilworth Park, Philadelphia’s newest public space, joins the ranks of the city’s most desirable venues. This state-of-the-art park promises a new standard for celebratory, social and business functions, and offers the flexibility to accommodate every need. Imagine your networking event, wedding or business reception or, milestone birthday party at the center of Center City, adjacent to historic City Hall. For more information about Dilworth Park, CLICK HERE. In the winter, the Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin are available for rental. For more information, click here. For an overview of the goals and mission of the park, click here.
Sister Cities Park
At the midpoint on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway between City Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, just north of the Four Seasons Hotel and in front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Sister Cities Park animates the heart of Philadelphia’s premier arts and cultural district. From here, panoramic views bring skyscrapers, historic cathedrals and museums into harmony, lending itself to everything from children’s birthday parties to wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners, from uncommon celebrations to corporate teambuilding exercises. A quintessential spot for any event on the Parkway. For more information about Sister Cities Park, CLICK HERE.
John F. Collins Park
John F. Collins Park is a hushed, landscaped hideaway tucked within Center City’s bustling business district. 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, home to elegant cocktail parties, small receptions and intimate wedding ceremonies – making indelible memories along the way. For more information about Collins Park, CLICK HERE.
For information about hosting an activity or event at Capriccio at Cafe Cret, visit CapriccioCafe.com or call 215.735.9797.
Community Access Program Events
CCD is pleased to offer charitable 501(c)3 organizations an opportunity to apply for a reduced rental fee at Dilworth and all of its parks for events that are free, open to the public and which do not require extensive set up and site logistics. Events that are organized and managed by 501(c)3 organizations or public agencies may apply to the CCD to have their event considered for approval for the Community Access Program (CAP). Community Access Program events are required to meet all event rental guidelines and insurance requirements. For Dilworth Park’s event rental guidelines and insurance requirements, please go here.
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