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    Top Party Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

    February 26, 2013

    Philadelphia is a beautiful historical city. As the fifth largest city in the United States, it is known for its unique neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has its own charm and characteristics, making Philadelphia a culturally rich city to explore. If you're new to Philadelphia and looking to plan an event in the area this post will guide you through choosing which top party neighborhood in Philadelphia if right for you. After you've figured out which neighborhood is right for you, start searching for the right Philadelphia party venue to host your next event.

    North Philadelphia

    Located just north of center city, this part of town is known for its diverse culture. It is full of museums and art galleries, delicious restaurants and educational landmarks. North Philadelphia is also home to several amazing event venues, like the Angler Movement Arts Center. This beautiful dance studio space is great for weddings, birthday parties, photo shoots and other special events.


    Waterview Lounge is another fantastic event venue located in North Philly. With breathtaking views of the water, open spaces and picture-perfect lighting, this venue holds up to 125 people. Ceiling to floor windows create an awe-inspiring environment perfect for your next corporate event or dinner party.

    Center City

    Center City has most of Philadelphia's tallest buildings and is the true downtown of the city. Home to the Museum District and the Avenue of the Arts, Center City is sure to please anyone looking for a place full of arts and culture. If you're thinking of hosting your next event in the area, look no further than Stratus Lounge. With great views of the city, a full rooftop bar, indoor and outdoor space, this venue is highly versatile for hosting social events, dinner parties, photo shoots and more.

    South Philadelphia

    The most famous landmark in South Philly is no doubt the South Philadelphia sports complex which is home to all of the major sports teams. Also in the area is the regionally famous Geno's Steaks and Pat's King of Steaks, both known for their Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches and fiercely competitive with one another. This fun neighborhood also has a ton of beautiful event venues, such as The IATSE Ballroom. With room for up to 325 people, this modern and sophisticated ballroom is the perfect location for your holiday celebration, birthday party or company event. Anthony's Catering will create customized menus for your party to satisfy even the most discerning of palates.

    Oak Lane

    Oak Lane is known for its unique architecture, culture, and is famous for its annual Jazz Festival which is held in June. This neighborhood is also distinguished by its many tree-lined streets and beautiful homes. If your looking to host your next event in this neighborhood, be sure to check out The Event Place.  The loft-styled space includes 1,000 square feet of event space, perfect for a cocktail or dinner party. With custom designed interior and contemporary decor, this intimate environment offers flexible space for parties, weddings, meetings and many other types of events.

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