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Dilworth Park is among the ranks of the city’s most desirable venues. This grand, state-of-the-art park promises a new standard for your event. Whether you are hosting a community event, social, celebratory or business function, Dilworth Park offers the flexibility to accommodate every need. Imagine your event at the center of Center City, adjacent to historic City Hall. For an overview of the goals and mission of the park, CLICK HERE.


Dilworth Park welcomes permitted activities that benefit the public, enhance the mission of the park, adhere to park regulations, and take place during regular park hours.

Event Rentals

Imagine your networking event, corporate or wedding reception or, milestone birthday party at the center of Center City, adjacent to historic City Hall. Socialize next to a national historic landmark, alongside dancing fountains, stroll the lush lawn, get cozy in our sidebar café with views up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway – mingling can become magical at the center of the city.


View photos from our Anniversary Gala!


Within Walking Distance
Philadelphia’s major office district, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, major hotels, the Avenue of the Arts & the Masonic Temple.


Dilworth Park Features

Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is an unparalleled entertainment experience on Philadelphia’s center stage in a wonderfully urban and unique setting. This year, there's also the Rothman Cabin, just steps from the rink, offering a great space with great food for your event. For more information about renting the rink or cabin, click here.


The Fountain
The Fountain at Dilworth is water sculpture set in motion; its streams of water spout at random intervals– a lively accent to your festivities. The fountain jets can be custom-programmed at your discretion. Philadelphia is going to party here like never before.


PNC Terrace

Large crowds find their comfort level at PNC Terrace, an inviting open space adjacent to the café, offering views up the Parkway to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This terrace can seat over 100 people, while the café makes room for 25 more. Make it your go-to place to forge connections, present to large groups, put on a speaker series--all in tune with the rhythm of the city around you.


Albert M. Greenfield Lawn

This green space surrounded by seating areas offers endless ways to entertain. Whether you’re planning a family or company picnic complete with lawn games, an outdoor movie screening or a lunchtime concert, the Albert M. Greenfield Lawn provides a splash of greenery in the city’s most vibrant new park.


Community Access Program Events

CCD is pleased to offer charitable 501(c)3 organizations an opportunity to apply for a reduced rental fee at Dilworth and all of its parks for events that are free and open to the public. Events that are organized and managed by 501(c)3 organizations or public agencies may apply to the CCD to have their event  considered for approval for the Community Access Program (CAP). Learn More>>


Dilworth Tentable Capacity

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Brûlée Catering
For more information about Brûlée Catering By Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix at CCD Parks, visit

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For bookings, please contact Sarah Anello, CCD Venue Sales Specialist, at 215.440.5507 or RENTALS@CENTERCITYPHILA.ORG 
Interested in hosting an event at Dilworth Park? Click here to download the Event Rental Guidelines and Insurance Requirements.
Looking to activate your brand in Dilworth Park? Click here for demographics and traffic info.


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CLICK HERE to download our complete rental information package, with space capacities, tent layouts and vendor information. 


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Surprise the love of your life with a special proposal in one of our parks! CLICK HERE for information on all of our packages.