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About The IATSE Ballroom


The IATSE Ballroom by Anthony's Caterers- Italian cuisine with theatrical flare!


You have surely ARRIVED as you walk through the bright marquee entrance to find yourself draped in the ballroom’s warm theatrical lighting! Our modern approach to traditional Italian recipes pairs well with our sense of theatrics and high production values.

Center stage we present gorgeous antipasti stations, flowing hors d'oeuvres, raw bars, fresh homemade gnocchi, veal chops, crab cakes, center cut choice filets, and of course Anthony's award winning Red Gravy . Curtain call ladies and gentleman... homemade gelato , mouth watering sorbet, and assorted Viennese pastries!

Our well seasoned management and production team is here to make any of your decor, lighting, floral, entertainment, and conceptual ideas happen seamlessly. The 500 person capacity IATSE Ballroom offers a full stage, theatrical lighting, large dance floor, PA Audio System, free secure on-site parking, and multimedia options. We are centrally located in South Philadelphia right off of I-95, I-76, and the Walt Whitman bridge ramp with numerous hotel accommodations in immediate area.

Caterers has 30 years experience in the restaurant and banquet industry and operates four ballrooms in Philadelphia and Delaware county. Off site catering packages available as well.

For more information on the IATSE Ballroom and the men behind the curtain please contact:

Giovanni La Rosa


267.861.0391 office



IATSE Ballroom

2401 South Swanson Street

Philadelphia, PA. 19148

Wedding reception - Corporate events & training - Black tie affairs - Fundraiser - Cabaret / Dinner Theater - Family Reunion - Funeral Luncheons - Sports Banquet/Award Ceremony - Class reunion - Bar /Bat Mitzvah

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Philadelphia

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37 Reviews for The IATSE Ballroom

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Profile Picture Charlene, 8/25/18, 1 Review
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Parking, Wheelchair Access

The Iatse Ballroom exceeded my expectations in so many ways ! The food was so delicious! Guests were raving about their dinner all night . The room itself is beautiful , and the staff did an excellent job setting up all of my decorations . Everyone was so professional, especially Giovanni , he made wedding planning so much less stressful . Best decision I ever made was to have my wedding here .

Profile Picture Lauren, 4/28/18, 1 Review
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

The IATSE Ballroom Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Reception Site Fee
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting

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2401 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148   See On Map
267-861-0391 (phone)
The IATSE Ballroom is a wedding reception venue from Philadelphia. We service weddings throughout the local area, including New Jersey, Delaware, and New York. The IATSE Ballroom is a professional wedding reception venue that has been part of the Philadelphia wedding industry for 3 years. We specialize in Wedding Receptions.