Celebrate your next birthday at one of Chester’s many party venues.
Chester, Pennsylvania is located along the Delaware River about 20 miles southwest of Philadelphia. In the area around Chester are numerous venues suitable for both adult and children’s parties. In addition to the businesses listed here, party planners seeking outdoor locations can try nearby Scott Park, Camp Upland Park, Veterans Memorial Park and Washington Park. Does this Spark an idea?
Located in Aston, about six miles from Chester, IceWorks (iceworks.net) offers an ice-skating rink suitable for parties and fundraisers. As of 2011, the Toe Pick Package is $150 for eight guests, and the Hat Trick Package is $225 for 15 guests. The package includes admission for all guests, a party host who helps with setups, free T-shirts for the guest of honor, and the use of a party room.
Bette’s Family Fun Center
Also located in Aston, Bette’s Family Fun Center (bettesfuncenter.com) offers both a two-hour and a four-hour party package in a 12,500-sq. ft. facility. The venue is available for birthday parties, corporate parties and holiday events. As of 2011, a two-hour party costs $400, while the four-hour party is $600. Party packages include use of the entire facility and the assistance of staff members who help with setup and breakdown. Guests have access to inflatable slides, video arcade, Wii’s and X-box 360’s, plus a basketball court and special toddler area.
Springfield Country Club
The Springfield Country Club (springfieldcc.net) is eight miles from Chester and offers spaces for parties, weddings and banquets. The country club staff works during the party serving food, parking cars and taking coats. Menu packages include appetizers, drink selections, entrees and desserts. The club’s Grand Ballroom is 14,000 square feet, and the Golf View Room can accommodate up to 400 guests. Prices vary depending on room selection, number of guests and menu choice.
Sligo Irish Pub
Open since 2005, Sligo Irish Pub (sligomedia.com) is located in Media, which is about six miles from Chester. The bar has a secluded upstairs that is available for private parties, and includes a private bar and HD projector and sound system. Food items include Prince Edward Island mussels, sandwiches and salads, in addition to a variety of Irish specialties. Prices for a party vary depending the day of the week and catering services required.