Union Transfer, located in Center City Philadelphia, is the perfect venue for your private event. The former luggage transfer station for the Reading Railroad has been beautifully renovated to include sky-high ceilings, stunning chandeliers, and stained glass throughout the building. We are equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, ensuring that your event will be one to remember. With a large lobby, four bars, a mezzanine with tiered seating, and a balcony, we can accommodate events from to 200 to 1200 people.
One of the few venues in the area with its own parking lot, Union Transfer is easily accessible by car or public transportation. Located just a few blocks from I-95/676, and within walking distance of multiple public transportation stops, getting to Union Transfer is a breeze.
Union Transfer has been recognized as one of the top venues in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine and the BBC. We have had the pleasure of hosting events for organizations such as Make The World Better. The Jimmy Rollins Foundation, Jill Scott’s Blues Babe Foundation, and WXPN Kids Corner, in addition to countless weddings, parties, and concerts.
To get a feel for our space and what we have to offer, take a virtual tour of our main hall, lobbies, bars, and balcony using our Google 360 tour. If you are interested in renting Union Transfer for your event, please email [email protected].