Home / Guides  / Celebrations Guide  / Best Places for a Teen Party in Philadelphia

Best Places for a Teen Party in Philadelphia

Whether you're throwing a casual birthday party, Sweet Sixteen, bar or bat mitvah, or quinceanera, Philly has plenty of venues for a teen event

Have a teen? You will probably find yourself organizing a party at some point. Whether you’re throwing a casual birthday party, Sweet Sixteen, bar or bat mitvah, quinceanera, or graduation party, there are so many occasions for a teen event. Thankfully, Philly boasts a wide variety of venues to meet your party’s needs. From formal halls to intimate art centers, there is a location available in the city no matter what your teen party requires. We found a non-exhaustive list, so please comment below if you have another favorite spot!


Penn Museum

3260 South Street

This historical building with hundreds of one-of-a-kind artifacts is a stunning location for a more upscale party. They have multiple indoor and outdoor spaces available to rent.

Independence Seaport Museum

211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Take your party to the Delaware River at the Independence Seaport Museum. They offer two floors of exhibits, a large ballroom and terrace, outdoor and indoor spaces with riverfront views, a 400-plus-seat theater, and National Historic Landmark ship Cruiser Olympia that can be used for a celebration.

Museum of Illusions

401 Market Street

The Museum of Illusions welcomes all ages to host fun, mind-bending parties in their building. Guests get exclusive access to all exhibits.

Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This iconic Philly art museum has multiple spaces for parties depending on the size of your event.

Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia

Fun and Food

Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia

1009 Canal Street

Brooklyn Bowl is a huge venue with room for any kind of party, including mitzvahs, kids events, holiday parties, and more.

University Family Fun Center

4006 Spruce Street

This old-fashioned family arcade is chock-full of fun games including skeeball, air hockey, video games, and more. Their three different party packages offer a variety of options to fit your event.

Insomnia Cookies’ CookieLab

833 Wharton Street

Surprise — there’s a dessert speakeasy hidden behind the South Philly Insomnia Cookies, and it’s a perfect spot for a teen party.

Photo courtesy of Sky Zone


Topgolf Philadelphia

2140 Byberry Road

Got a golfer to celebrate? Topgolf Philadelphia offers youth-specific party packages that include two hours of play and a teen-friendly food platter.

Sky Zone Philadelphia

9490 Blue Grass Road, Suite H

With wall-to-wall trampolines, a warrior course, climbing walls, and games, it’s hard to imagine a better place than Sky Zone to take energized teens for a super fun party. Plus — they’ll take care of the setup and cleanup!

Skate N Jump Skate and Bounce Center

2528 S 24th Street

This fun center has roller skating, inflatables, and party packages for your next fun-filled, casual party.

Philly SkatePlex

11586 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philly SkatePlex is the spot for roller skating birthday parties.


Yay Clay!

3237 Amber Street

This Port Richmond clay studio can host parties of 8-24 people in either one of their two themed rooms. Party attendees will get instruction on how to use a pottery wheel and the party will include great music, a free arcade, party lighting, a projector, tons of free parking, and plenty of handmade artwork to check out.

The Clay Studio

1425 N American Street

The Clay Studio has indoor and outdoor venues available for party rentals, as well as the opportunity to purchase a private clay workshop for small groups to learn how to create with clay.

East Falls Glassworks

3510 Scotts Lane

This glassblowing studio offers private events for 5-25 participants. Your group can have the chance to create their own glass objects, make more adventurous glass pieces as a team, experience a demonstration and more.

Do you know about another great spot in Philadelphia for a teen party? Comment below! 

Lead photo by Polina Tankilevitch via Pexels

Contributing Writer for Philadelphia Family.