frequently asked questions
What are Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia's hours?
What are your entry protocols?
For all ticketed events, please note the following updated policies:
Our venue will continue to ensure we are meeting or exceeding the latest guidelines from local government and public health officials as regulations continue to evolve. Please be sure to check the specific event page for the latest entry requirement details ahead of arriving to the venue for your show. Ticket purchasers will also receive direct emails with important information leading up to the show.
Please note that requirements and venue protocols (such as masking, testing and vaccination) are subject to change, so be sure to check back closer to your event date for the latest information.
The safety of our artists, fans, and staff is always our top priority and planned for accordingly. We encourage those who are sick to stay home, and remind everyone coming to our venues to wash their hands regularly with soap and water and use hand sanitizer.
How do I get to Brooklyn Bowl?
Brooklyn Bowl is located at 1009 Canal Street, Philadelphia, PA. The venue is next door to The Fillmore Philadelphia, adjacent from Punch Line Philly, and directly across the street from the Frankford Ave & Delaware Ave transit station.
Public Transportation is encouraged! Take SEPTA to Girard Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Once at the station, cross Girard Ave. and walk south on N. Front St. When you reach Richmond St., turn left and look for the sidewalk leading to The Fillmore. SEPTA's Trolley Lines will also take you to The Fillmore. Please consult SEPTA's website for your best route to the "Frankford & Delaware" route
Is there parking?
We have two parking locations to choose from: Our lots are located at 1025 North Front Street & 98 Richmond Street (at the corner of Richmond St & Frankford Ave).
Parking is available on a first come, first served basis for a cash fee ($20).
Public Transportation is encouraged! Take SEPTA to Girard Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Once at the station, cross Girard Ave. and walk south on N. Front St. When you reach Richmond St., turn left and look for the sidewalk leading to The Fillmore. SEPTA's Trolley Lines will also take you to The Fillmore. Please consult SEPTA's website for your best route to the "Frankford & Delaware" route.
Can you scan my ticket from a smart phone?
Yes! Print At Home tickets are scannable with the original PDF which is attached to your confirmation e-mail from TicketWeb. Before you arrive at the Box Office, please make sure to have your ticket ready and readable with full brightness displayed on your phone.
Do I need to be 21 to get in and what kind of ID do I need?
For all night shows, we are strictly 21+ unless otherwise stated. The following documents can be accepted as proof of age for entry: (a) A valid driver’s license or non-driver identification card issued by: the state of Pennsylvania; the Federal Government; any State Government within the United States; the District of Columbia; any Commonwealth, Possession or Territory of the United States; or a Provincial Government of Canada; (b) a valid U.S. passport; (c) a valid passport of any other country; or (d) a valid military ID from the U.S.
Am I subject to search to go inside the venue?
All persons entering Brooklyn Bowl may be searched (by ‘pat down’, security wands, metal detectors or other lawful means) to make sure no prohibited items are on their person each time they enter or re-enter the venue. All bags are subject to search. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone, and to prohibit anyone from entering the venue with any items that we determine may pose a risk to other guests, our employees or performers. We encourage guests coming to shows and other events at Brooklyn Bowl to arrive early.
Are outside food and beverage permitted?
Cakes or cupcakes are permitted if they are purchased from a commercial store or a bakery. A $30 outside dessert fee will be added to your final bill. Home baked goods and any other outside food or beverage are not permitted at Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia.
Are there things I can’t bring inside?
Guests, performers, and employees are prohibited from bringing firearms, knives or other weapons into Brooklyn Bowl, as well as incendiary devices, laser pointers, and any illegal items including drugs or drug paraphernalia. No alcoholic beverages or other outside food or drink, large bags, video cameras, GoPros, selfie sticks or professional cameras (removable lenses) are allowed.
Cakes or cupcakes are permitted if they are purchased from a commercial store or a bakery. A $30 outside dessert fee will be added to your final bill. Home baked goods and any other outside food are not permitted at Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia.
What are the box office hours?
The box office is open an hour prior to doors on show nights. There are no fees with cash sales at the box office and a 3% service charge for card sales.
What are some hotels that are convenient to Brooklyn Bowl?
- Lokal Hotel - Fishtown
1421 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
- Holiday Inn Express - Penns Landing
100 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
400 Arch St
Philadelphia PA, 19106
- Cornwell Inn
1331 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122
- Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
1100 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
- Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City
1301 Race St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Is the venue standing room only?
Yes, we are a standing room venue. However, we are ADA compliant and offer seating for guests with special needs.
Is Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia ADA accessible?
We are ADA compliant and offer limited seating for guests with special needs. Please check in with our event staff upon your arrival for more information.
Can I bring my children?
Children of all ages are welcome—with an admission ticket—at family-oriented concerts and performances, and at Family Bowl from 6-12PM on Saturdays. Appropriate adult supervision may be required. All guests over two-years-old are required to have their own ticket. Non-family oriented concerts and performances may not be suitable for young children, and venue management reserves the right to refuse admission for any reason, including concerns about safety. Children of any age may NOT attend a 18+ or 21+ concert or performance.