Apr 25, 2012

by Helene

DSC01285“XFINITY Live! Philadelphia” grand opening was Friday, March 30th. They reported that over 30,000 guests came out to celebrate with them on opening weekend! If you were lucky enough to get there you would have enjoyed a free concert with Third Eye Blind on opening night! This ultimate and unique dining and entertainment complex is located in the Wells Fargo Complex, at 1100 Pattison Avenue.  It features over a dozen different dining and entertainment options, including free concerts, family events,  and is equipped with state-of-the art studio and video systems that will take you “Way Beyond Game Day!” You can also hold your next private party there-and what an unforgettable party that will be!  The expansive outdoor area of XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is centered around the XFINITY™ On Demand Theater, a 24-foot wide, Sony LED video board, which will show both sports game and family friendly movies. Adjacent to the XFINITY™ On Demand Theater, the NBC Sports Field, an outdoor miniature artificial turf field, will host numerous activities and free concerts. Through a partnership with Sony, XFINITY Live! Philadelphia will open with state-of-the-art audio and video systems, including Sony flat panel televisions, to ensure everyone in the venue will have a high definition view of the game.

Since I haven’t had the pleasure of checking this place out for myself yet. I did a little digging on my own to let everyone know what they too, can look forward to! XFinity Live! Philadelphia is open daily from 11am – 2am. There is plenty of parking for a fee, but on non-event nights its free and it is also free one hour after the start of the final event of the day. Also, any person under 21 must be under the supervision of a person over 25 years of age to enter any venue.  After 9pm, all guests must be 21+ to enter. Here is a summary of what unique and exciting features you can expect.

Philly Marketplace includes all the “Philly Favorites” like: Chickie’s & Pete’s, Comcast SportsNet Interactive Zone, Goodnoe’s Ice Cream, Old Original Nick’s Roast Beef, and the Original Philadelphia Cheesesteak Company. It also features a VIP lounge, custom draft tables, a raw bar, and world class sports viewing.

The Spectrum Grill: “A sophisticated, intimate atmosphere and an extraordinary dining experience. The “crown jewel” of XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, features prime steaks, chops, and seafood, and will host one of Philadelphia’s finest cocktail parties nightly.

Broad Street Bullies Pub: This pub features authentic memorabilia from the legendary Broad Street Bullies team of the 1970’s. “Classic tavern meets gastro pub”. Specializes in gourmet burgers and classic pub fare as well as an expansive variety of beer including 48 drafts on tap. Serves up lunch, dinner and features live acoustic entertainment at night!

Victory Beer Hall: In partnership with Philadelphia’s Victory Brewing Company, the Victory Beer Hall; featuring elongated, beer hall style tables, a stage for live indoor entertainment, and a 2,000 square-foot patio complete with a fire pit and a unique panoramic view of the Philadelphia skyline. A great variety of Craft beer, featuring an eclectic selection of regional Philadelphia brews as well.

PBR Bar and Grill: “Country cool meets urban chic”; a western-themed venue and authentic Tex-Mex cuisine daily. In the evening hours you will experience a country and southern rock party featuring a mechanical bull!

NBC Sports Arena: “Offers fans a one-of-a-kind sports viewing experience, featuring a 32-foot diagonal, 6mm, Sony LED HD television, high impact LED Rings displaying the NBC Sports Ticker, and in-game promotions that will rival any live sports experience in the world, making for a true fourth stadium experience at the Philadelphia Sports Complex. With a full service menu, the NBC Sports Arena will be the best place to catch the game or host an unforgettable event.”
Who says Philly doesn’t know how to have fun?! For more information on events, reservations, or to request information about your private event please visit their website at ; or call (215) 609-1600.

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