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The Pavilion in Franklin Square

Franklin Square is the premier location for children's birthday parties, cocktail events, corporate picnics, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, and wedding showers! The Pavilion in Franklin Square, an all-season, climate-controlled building, is nestled between the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf course - great for a party any time of year.

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2016 Pavilion Event Rental Packages

2016 Pavilion Events Planning Guide

Lawn Space Rentals

Host your next event in Franklin Square's amazing green space. Whether you are hosting a yoga class or fundraising gala, our event specialists will work with you to create an unforgettable event.

2016 Lawn Space Rental Packages

2016 Lawn Events Planning Guide

Product Sampling and Experiential Marketing Events

Whether you’re planning a mobile pop-up store or taking a non-traditional approach to your client’s campaign, Franklin Square can provide thousands of square footage and the perfect audience to market your product.

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Photo Packages

Franklin Square will make a stunning setting for your next photo shoot. Choose from one of our photo packages to create long lasting memories in one of Philadelphia's most treasured landmarks

2016 Franklin Square Photo Packages

To book your event, please send your guest count, preferred package, and the date of your event to or by calling 215.629.4026 x221.



Upcoming Events

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Dates: Friday, April 22 - Sunday, June 12

Times: Daily, 6 - 10 pm, Fri. & Sat. until 11 pm

The first-ever Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square will take place in the Square from April 22 to June 12, 2016. The Festival, appearing for the first time in the Northeast United States, is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. Franklin Square will glow with more than 25 larger-than-life illuminated displays of giant flowers, a three-story pagoda, a huge Chinese dragon and much more, created using traditional Chinese methods with thousands of LED lights in brilliant colors.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Franklin Square

Date: Sunday, May 8

Time: 11 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate Mom with a wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch in the Pavilion in Franklin Square with food by Cooperage. ($25 advance ticket purchase required).

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Group Activities, Tours, and Unique Experiences

Plan your group trip to Historic Philadelphia with unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, and Once Upon A Nation! From interactive Storytelling tours and Philadelphia-themed mini golf to performances by historic reenactors, it's all listed right here!

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