Betsy Ross Courtyard

Combining charm with easy access to parking, hotels and a bubbling arts scene, the courtyard at Betsy Ross House adds a memorable touch to insta-worthy corporate events, weddings, showers, parties and any social gathering. Easily accommodating up to 90 guests, packages include café style table and chairs, accessible restrooms and professional, on-site staff to assist you throughout your event.

Add a pop of excitement with optional self-guided House tours or appearances by our costumed Once Upon A Nation historic reenactors. Or commemorate the event with an engraved brick in the courtyard. Our event staff will connect you with our approved caterers and vendors to make planning a snap.

To request additional information or check space availability, please complete and submit our Event Inquiry Form.

For more information or to book your event, please contact our Event Sales Department at or by calling 215-629-5801 ext. 221

Guests at a wedding enjoying themselves in the Betsy Ross courtyard

Host your special event in Franklin Square

Add a playful touch to any occasion when you hold an event at Franklin Square.  We offer indoor, outdoor and tented options for children’s birthday parties, cocktail events, corporate picnics, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, gender reveal parties and other occasions. Choose from a variety of packages that include discounts for carousel rides, mini-golf tickets, optional appearances by costumed History Makers, customized fountain colors and other details that add pop to your party.

The Pavilion

Entertain your guests in The Pavilion, a private, climate-controlled space where you can host your event any time of year. Overlooking the picturesque Parx Liberty Carusel, the Pavilion can accommodate up to 100 guests. And our professional event staff can smooth out all the details. Need more info? Just click here and get ready to party.

The Tent

Just steps from the Philly Mini Golf course, you’ll find The Tent, a covered area that can be closed off with windowed panels for privacy for up to 50 guests or left open to expand your event out onto the surrounding lawn space. The Tent is available seasonally. Start your planning process here.

Franklin’s View

Cescaphe, one of the region’s premiere event and catering companies, hosts weddings and other events in Franklin’s View, an elegant pavilion on the East Lawn with stunning views of Franklin Square. Chandeliers, sparkling lights and candles sparkle under the translucent translucent tents with a rustic, contemporary, and garden-chic design. To book a private event, please contact Cescaphe.

An event space in Franklin Square decorated and ready for a party
A Storyteller entertains guests at one of the storytelling benches along a stop of the Once Upon A Nation tours
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