Franklin Square

Parties & Facility Rentals

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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

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

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 Events Coordinator, Amy D’Aulerio, at or by calling 215.629.4026 x221.



Upcoming Events

Tippler’s Tour: Cheers & Beers

Dates: Thursdays, November 17 – December 29

Time: 5:30 pm

Departing Location: Independence Visitor Center, 6th & Market Streets

It’s the most wonderful time… for a beer! Raise a glass of cheer on Once Upon A Nation’s Colonial pub crawl through Historic Philadelphia. It is 1777 and the British are occupying Philadelphia…will there be holiday celebrations during this tumultuous time? Step with us into the holiday season in charming Old City, circa 1777, whilst enjoying winter brews and festive libations.

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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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