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Venues and Catering in Philadelphia, PA,
(215) 460-3300

About Us

The Racquet Club of Philadelphia is an elegant indoor wedding venue located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Located in the heart of Center City, the venue provides historic charm, ornate decor and architecture, and a sophisticated backdrop for your special day that will leave every guest speechless. From decor to cuisine, their experienced planners will handle every detail and bring your vision for your wedding day to life!

Facilities and Capacity
The Racquet Club of Philadelphia offers a dazzling ballroom to host your one-of-a-kind celebration, accommodating up to 240 guests for your "I do's," dinner and dancing. With its stately grand staircase, soaring ceilings, marble floors, ornate millwork, original artwork and vintage appointments, the venue provides an impressive backdrop for your special day. They also offer every modern comfort in 13 newly appointed rooms for overnight guests.

Services Offered
The Racquet Club of Philadelphia provides many services for an enjoyable wedding experience. They will provide all needed barware, china, flatware, glassware and linens for your event. Couples are provided with many event rentals to use during their wedding event, such as tables, chairs, furniture and a dance floor. Services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Setup

The Racquet Club of Philadelphia provides the convenience of in-house catering for your big day, as well as accommodating those with gluten-free, kosher, lactose-free, no pork, organic, vegan and vegetarian dietary restrictions. The wedding catering services they offer include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Stations

Other Services
In addition to catering, the venue also offers in-house bar services. The wedding bar services they provide include bartender(s), open bar, outside alcohol and signature drinks.

Founded in 1889, The Racquet Club of Philadelphia is a well-known National Historic Landmark. Designed by renowned architect Horace Trumbauer, this venue began its life as a posh sports club in the heart of Center City. Today, this historic building retains a timeless majesty, serving as a reminder of Philadelphia’s rich heritage and old-world sophistication.

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  • Laura S. from JAM catering/The Racquet Club of Philadelphia was such an absolute pleasure to work with. We are so glad we chose the Racquet Club for our reception and would highly recommend them to any bride & groom!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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