Rising above the bustling Market East area in the heart of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center is an L-shaped multipurpose venue spreading across four city blocks. It features several main halls, auditoriums and meeting rooms, as well as a Grand Hall in the former train shed of the Reading Railroad terminal.
The convention centre hosts trade shows, business meetings, intimate gatherings and cultural performances. It also harbours the largest ballroom in the Northeastern United States.
The centre opens onto Museum Mile, providing easy access to galleries, museums and art shows. Sample international cuisine at the Reading Terminal Market, which is part of the convention centre facility. You’ll also be within walking distance of major attractions, such as Independence Hall, the Friendship Gate and Chinatown.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center sits on Arch Street in Philadelphia. There are paid parking lots and garages nearby. You can also arrive by taxi, bus or regional rail using the Septa Jefferson Station on Market Street, about a 10-minute walk away.