Philadelphia, PA - Office holiday parties often live in infamy. PhillyBite Magzine has the ultimate holiday party venues will make you forget about the agony of forced merriment, silly party games and your close-talking drunken co-worker
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square - Blending exceptional hospitality, art and modern design, the Sonesta Hotel Rittenhouse offers a sophisticated combination of ambiance and options. Let their inventive executive chef create a memorably delicious spread for your guests while their talented team of planners help you bring every detail to life. Book Now | 215.561.7500
Level 28 at AKA University City - AKA University City features Level 28, Philadelphia's luxurious full-floor lifestyle club. The space features high-tech, high-touch offerings, including: a 72-foot stainless steel aerial “pool in the sky”; a.lounge, AKA’s signature private lounge which opens onto a.terrace, a four-season greenscaped oasis; private dining and conference areas equipped with advanced business center services; a.cinema, a private theater with fully automated leather seating and complete surround sound; and a 3-D indoor golf simulator featuring some of the world’s most renowned courses. The space can be rented for private events of up to 200 guests. Book Now | 215.372.9000
Valley Forge Casino - Valley Forge Casino Resort is the perfect location for holiday parties. With five elegantly-appointed ballrooms, private dining rooms in restaurants, unique nightlife venues available for private rental, and a 54,000 sq. ft. event center there is an option for every type of party. Book early for the best pricing. Book Now | 610.354.8118
Barclay Prime - Impress your friends and family at the famous STARR boutique steakhouse—Barclay Prime. Holiday happenings take place everywhere from the main dining area with small gatherings and limited happy hour menus in the bar and lounge area—to the private dining room that can host parties up to 45-50 or 65-70 for passed appetizers. This restaurant is the ideal contemporary destination for a space steeped in glamorous old-world tradition. Book Now | 215.732.7560
Sofitel Center City Philadelphia - Sofitel Philadelphia’s gorgeous ballroom and distinctive dining options make it the ideal Center City location for chic, sophisticated holiday gatherings. Choose from a variety of spectacular venues including the brasserie Chez Colette and urban chic Liberté Lounge. Sofitel has the ability to accommodate small intimate family gatherings up to large corporate parties. As part of Sofitel's commitment to philanthropy they have partnered with Broad Street Ministry. One dollar per person from designated banquet menu items goes directly to helping with services for those in need. Book Now | 215.569.8300
Hard Rock Cafe’s - Whether you're hosting a business convention, rehearsal dinner, or holiday party, Hard Rock Cafe has the space and AV equipment you need for a flawless event. The Philadelphia cafe offers a private event room that accommodates up to 200 guests, or you can rent the entire cafe for a large event of up to 600 guests. Seated dinners and reception-style layouts are available, so choose the one that best fits your event!
SQUARE 1682 - 121 S. 17th St. Philadelphia PA 19103, located near iconic Rittenhouse Square, has two private dining rooms to host various types of events. For birthday parties, meetings and intimate gatherings, Square 1682 has a private room to seat 10 to 15 people. The more spacious Tyng Room has lively lounge views and can hold 45 seated guests or 75 attendees for cocktail-style events.
The Twisted Tail Headhouse Square - 509 S. 2nd Street Philadelphia PA 19147, For guests looking to really personalize their events, The Twisted Tail offers customizable food and bar packages to make the gathering unique. The Southern-inspired contemporary American cuisine can adapt event menus to specific tastes and preferences. Guests can either begin with stationary appetizers for a more formal feeling or start with passed cocktail hors d’oeuvres and a dinner buffet for a more casual dining experience.
Urban Farmer and Assembly Rooftop Lounge - 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA 19103, Located less than a mile from Philadelphia landmarks like City Hall, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Convention Center, Urban Farmer and Assembly Rooftop Lounge make exceptional event spaces. For someone looking to host a private steak dinner, Urban Farmer is a prime option to wow guests.
Red Owl Tavern - 433 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19106, provides two exceptional event dining locations. The Mezzanine is a semi-private space with great views of Independence Park and the bustling streets of Old City. The space is flexible to either seated dinner for 15 people or reception style with buffet tables to accommodate 30.
Philadelphia’s Best Private Dining Options - centrally located blocks from City Hall, has dining space available for parties both small and large. The three private dining rooms are aptly named after Philadelphia neighborhoods. The Fairmount Room seats up to 16, the Rittenhouse Room provides seating for 28 and the Manayunk Room is available for a party of 30. All rooms are equipped with a TV and DVD player, perfect for presentations, slide shows, music and videos. This is a great feature for professional business dinners to bachelor/bachelorette parties.