The Best Private Event Venue in Philadelphia
For every occasion – to suit every style – from intimate gatherings to large scale productions – you’ll find it all at Rec & Royal Gaming Parlour, Karaoke Lounge & Nightclub. Get Details.
Private Events at Rec & Royal
Rec & Royal features four private hospitality suites (with karaoke), an array of custom games, handcrafted cocktails, and a comfortable, one of a kind experience for our guests. With customizable event packages and amenities, we are able to accommodate intimate gatherings and large parties alike.
The artsy neighborhood also puts academics near the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, and sports fans close to the city‘s stadium complex.
Our Space is Perfect for Any Event Including:
Company Dinner Events
Corporate Happy Hours
Family Reunions & Celebrations
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs (Limited to Sunday Evenings)
Celebrate, Play, Dine & Dance
We get it – special gatherings are the bookmarks of your life. Our yes-we-can team is with you at every step so yours is an unforgettable event.
We’re all about extras, ensuring you’re connected, entertained and delighted at every turn whether you’re here for work, play or a little of both. State of the art sounds & lighting, complimentary wifi, and screens are all at your disposal.
Ambiance & Atmosphere
A chic, intimate setting. Our event spaces offer a warmly intimate ambiance imbued with classic charm and modern sophistication. An unmatched ambiance that pays homage to our building’s century-old origins. While also incorporating modern amenities.
You and your guests want options. Rec & Royal gives you the chance to go from karaoke to skee ball, to air hockey, to enjoy a craft cocktail then dancing at our boutique nightclub. Afterwards, your guests will be close to everything Center City Philadelphia has to offer.
The Rec Room Experience
The Game Room is an interactive experience where you can experience the joys of your childhood. Video Games, karaoke or one of many other games.
The Royal Experience
A boutique nightclub that incorporates cutting edge design and a sophisticated feel. A state of the art sound system and stunning lighting/visual display captivate your senses.
Private Hospitality Suites
Ranging from 10-15 People per room
Rec Room Gaming Parlour & Karaoke Lounge
Feel free to mix and match any number of areas in our venue for your reservation.
Timed Bar Packages:
Private Event FAQs
What events can Rec & Royal accommodate?
We can accommodate any celebration — birthday parties, Cocktail receptions, corporate events, Fundraisers, Alumni events, Family reunions, Holiday parties, Anniversary parties and more. Our event team will work with you to make your event memorable and unique.
What is the dress code at Rec & Royal?
We do ask that gentlemen refrain from wearing sweatpants, steel-toed or work boots, sleeveless t-shirts, or undershirts. For ladies, we ask that you refrain from wearing ugg boots, flip-flops, or sandals.
Does Rec & Royal have WiFi access?
Do you offer nonprofit discounts?
What items are prohibited from Rec & Royal?
- Illegal Substances or Paraphernalia
- Beverages (Including Alcohol)
- Backpacks and Bags are Subject to Search
- No Firearms, Knives, or Weapons of Any Kind – Management Reserves the Right to Define
- Non-Professional or Professional Cameras with Detachable, Long or Extending Lenses
- Fireworks, Explosives, or Projectiles of Any Kind
- Vaporizers or E-Cigs
- Pets (Except Service Animals)
- Recording Devices of Any Kind, Audio or Video
- Any Other Item Deemed Unacceptable by Building Manager/Venue/Security/Management
Are there prohibited acts at Rec & Royal?
- Public Intoxication
- Use of Illegal Substances or Drugs
- Disruptive Behavior
- Use of Profane, Obscene, or Abusive Language or Gestures of Any Type
- Possession of Illegal or Unauthorized Items Inside the Venue
- Indecent Exposure
- Throwing of Any Objects Anywhere in the Venue
- Verbally Abusing, Threatening, or Intimidating Other Customers or Venue Employee
- Participating in a Fight
- Entering or Attempting to Enter Any “Restricted” Areas Such as VIP Areas, Stage Area, Back of House or Restrooms of the Opposite Sex
- Going to the Bathroom in Areas other than the Restroom
- Any Action that, in the opinion of Rec & Royal/Venue/Security/Management, Places Other Customers in Danger or Reduced Their Enjoyment of the Event.
- Ejected Guests Will NOT Receive a Refund For Their Admission or Be Compensated in Any Way For Their Loss
Can I see the space in person?
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Can I bring my own beverages?
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Is the event space accessible for guests with disabilities?
Host a Private Event at Rec & Royal
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