The IATSE Ballroom

2401 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Map · Phone number
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About The IATSE Ballroom

The IATSE Ballroom is a luxury banquet wedding venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Owned and operated by Anthony’s Caterers, this venue space offers everything a couple needs for a romantic night of food and fun. Luxury interiors, dedicated culinary staff, and flexible packages make weddings at The IATSE Ballroom truly one of a kind. Anthony’s Caterers work with you to create a custom menu suited to your tastes and guests’ needs. They create authentic Italian dishes made fresh and beautifully presented. Anthony’s Caterers turns an ordinary event at The IATSE Ballroom into an extraordinary experience. Whether you’re planning an intimate dining experience or a theatrical wedding celebration, The IATSE Ballroom will make it a night to remember.

Facilities and Capacity
The IATSE Ballroom offers a beautiful ballroom space to host wedding receptions. The entrance features a bright marquee to welcome your guests to the party. Inside, they’ll feel instantly comforted by the ballroom’s warm lighting and elegant yet relaxed ambiance. The ballroom is adjacent to an onsite catering kitchen and get-ready rooms for the wedding party. The IATSE Ballroom can accommodate up to 300 seated guests or 500 guests for a cocktail-style reception.

Services Offered
The IATSE Ballroom offers tailored wedding packages to suit your own budget and style. Their production team will work with you throughout the planning process to prepare your decor, florals, lighting, and everything that makes your wedding shine. Some of their services include:

  • Full stage and theatre lighting
  • Large dance floor
  • PA system and other audiovisual equipment
  • On-site parking

Cuisine
The IATSE Ballroom is owned, operated, and catered by Anthony's Caterers. This locally-renown culinary team creates classic Italian cuisine with modern flair. Anthony’s Caterers has over 30 years of experience in the wedding industry, and will deliver above-and-beyond service to you and your guests. Some of their menu items include:

  • Antipasti stations and hors d'oeuvres
  • Raw bars
  • Homemade gnocchi
  • Veal chops and filets
  • Anthony's award-winning Red Gravy
  • Homemade gelato sorbet, and Viennese pastries

Location

The IATSE Ballroom is located in central Philadelphia off of I-95, and the Walt Whitman bridge. There are several hotels in the nearby area for your out of town guests’ convenience.

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    jermain stevens · Getting married on 04/19/2020

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    Was out of my budget

    Great value but not what I needed

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    Nena · Married on 05/25/2019

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    Off site catering- highly recommend!

    We hired Anthony’s Caterers from IATSE for our off site wedding. I highly, highly recommend Dan Brodeur and his wife Debbie who acted as our wedding coordinator. They made an amazing pair and really took the stress out of the wedding day.

    Sent on 05/28/2019
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    Charlene · Married on 08/25/2018

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    Had a wonderful experience with all my vendors

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The IATSE Ballroom FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • Philadelphia String Quartet
    Philadelphia String Quartet Wedding Musicians

    Very polite and very easy to work with. Would recommend to all! It was a pleasure to work with you!

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  • 2401 S. Swanson Street Philadelphia, PA, 19148 See on map
    2678610391 (Phone number)

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