Opened in 2011, the Union Transfer is located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. The building dates back to 1889 when it opened as the Spring Garden Farmers Market. With a capacity of 1,200, the venue hosts concerts and performances of all music genres. Today, indie rock bands, folk singers and electronic dance music performers grace the stage including Diplo, Frank Ocean and Cold War Kids. You can also watch The Distillers, Michel Che and the Peace in the East Festival grace the stage. StubHub is your source for Union Transfer tickets.
Where are the best Union Transfer seats located?
As a mostly standing-room-only venue, there is a very limited number of Union Transfer seats. Available seating, located on in the upstairs showroom, is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Is the Union Transfer accessible by public transportation?
There is no shortage of public transportation near the Union Transfer building. The closest bus stop is at Spring Garden and 10th streets, serviced by bus 43 and 61.
Is there on-site parking?
The Union Transfer does provide on-site parking in a private area next to the venue for a fee. The lot opens at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to ensure they are speaking with a representative from the organization before handing over their keys.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Union Transfer offers a variety of soft drinks and alcohol across three bars and concessions stands. Small snacks are available as well. To be served alcohol, you must obtain a bracelet after showing an official ID.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Yes, there are plenty of restaurants, bars and other things to do within reasonable walking distance of Union Transfer. Love City Brewing, The Trestle Inn and Yards Brewing Company are some of your options. There are also food and brew tours. For some history, visit the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, the National Constitution Center or Congress Hall.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
When you attend a Union Transfer event, you are encouraged to double check for any age restrictions. The venue does aim to provide an environment conducive to all age groups, but not all performers are family friendly.
Is the Union Transfer a wheelchair-friendly facility?
The Union Transfer is an ADA-compliant facility. There is accessibility to the main venue floor, lobby bars and restrooms.Back to Top
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