World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104


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World Cafe Live is a state-of-the-art special events facility that contains a variety of different event spaces to suit any need. Whether it's a board meeting for 20, a training meeting for 100, a gala dinner for 200, or a concert for 500, we have the perfect space for your group. In addition to corporate functions, World Cafe Live is also a great choice for your social events, such as weddings, birthdays, bar/bat mitzvahs, and holiday parties. The World Cafe Live footprint includes two separate event spaces: Upstairs Live is the in-house café/restaurant at World Cafe Live that accommodates 100 seated or 200 standing. This space offers an intimate performance stage with built in audio and video capability. With its floor to ceiling windows and bright airy décor, Upstairs Live is a wonderful choice for corporate meetings, personalized presentations, birthday parties, intimate wedding receptions, cocktail receptions, and seated dinners. Downstairs Live is a dazzling 3 tiered music hall that can accommodate 300 seated or 600 for a standing reception. The Mezzanine, which is the balcony portion of Downstairs Live offers the possibility of a VIP reception space within your event, space for breakout sessions, or overflow seating. There are full kitchens and bars on both levels, staffed with in-house chefs, bartenders, and a professional wait staff. As the region's trailblazing live music venue, World Cafe Live is uniquely positioned to orchestrate a live music or video component for your event. Our music department can book any artist your heart desires (and budget allows), and our seasoned production staff can handle your sound, lighting, and video needs. World Cafe Live is conveniently located at the entrance to University City with easy access from Center City, and is 2 blocks from 30th Street Station. At World Cafe Live, our in-house event coordinator will oversee every aspect of your event, from the first phone call down to the last detail. Amenities: · State-of-the-art sound and lighting with an in-house production team · Built in LiveStudio video recording system with 3 robotic cameras, live streaming capabilities, and an onsite editing suite · Wi-Fi with the ability to reserve dedicated bandwith · Handicap accessible Upstairs Live 1,623 Square feet; Seated dinner: 100; Standing Reception: 200 Downstairs Live 2,788 Square feet; Seated dinner: 300; Seated dinner with dance floor: 250; Standing Reception: 600 Full Venue Rental Standing Reception: 1,000 **capacities vary based on event setup**