Welcome to
The Barristers Club

 

Our History

The building that houses the Club was originally built in 1928 by The Women’s Club of Allentown. It was later purchased by The Bar Association of Lehigh County in 1991, where it underwent extensive renovations to restore it to its original grandeur. In 2008 the building underwent a $250,000 renovation to once again update the facility with new carpet, hardwood floors, audio/visual, upgraded kitchen appliances, fresh paint, a new bar, resurfaced parking lot and the creation of an intimate garden in the rear of the building for outdoor intimate affairs.

Today, the building currently houses the offices for The Bar Association of Lehigh County and is available to the general public to be rented for special events.

Events For Every Budget

 
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At Your Service

What You Can Expect

If you’re planning a major event and you’re looking for unbeatable value, flexibility and customization, then look no further. The Barristers Club has a variety of spaces to hold all of your social or corporate functions. Nowhere else will you find a single venue complete with an elegant ballroom, beautifully stenciled walls, high ceilings, a balcony, original hardwood floors, a stage and smaller conference rooms.

Conveniently located in the heart of Allentown, The Barristers Club is in easy walking distance of local restaurants and hotels, and welcomes public usage of the venue. The facility’s striking interior design, brilliant hardwood floors and rustic brick walls set it apart from all other event locations in town.

Over the years, The Barristers Club has earned the highest distinction and reputation hosting weddings, rehearsal dinners, romantic engagement dinners and many special events. The Club offers a unique venue paired with personalized attention from an on-site Event Coordinator, who will assist with all of your planning needs.

Our main focus is on you, so you can focus on your guests. Our staff is available throughout your party to ensure you and your guests prompt, courteous service, from start to finish.

 
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The Grand Ballroom

A Room for Every Occasion

The Grand Ballroom is the prime location for stunning wedding ceremonies, receptions, birthday parties and all social events. Room capacity is dependent upon seating and set-up of your event (Example: dance floor/no dance floor, balcony seating/no balcony seating). The Ballroom consists of a 20 foot ceiling, full service bar, removable dance floor, stage, balcony, Steinway Grand piano and projection screen. Come by for a visit and see why The Barristers Club is the perfect location for your next big event.

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Barristers Club Community Room

Privacy Is Everything

Are you looking for a place to host a Baby or Bridal shower, Birthday Brunch or any other smaller special celebration? How about an intimate dining affair, rehearsal dinner or corporate event? The Community Room is the perfect location for showers and smaller gatherings for up to 40 guests.

Additional conference rooms are also available for any of your meeting or seminar needs. Be sure to inquire about the availability of audio/visual equipment.

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Amenities

Fully Prepared to Serve You

Food & Beverage

The Barristers Club is equipped with a “caterer’s dream kitchen”, a full-service commercial kitchen, where all of your dining wishes are possible. The facility is available for use by a caterer of your choice, which allows you to select your menu based on your budget. Schedule a meeting with our event coordinator today and we can assist in designing the perfect catering package for you.


As a Pennsylvania licensed facility, The Barristers Club provides all alcoholic beverage services for events.

Outdoor Garden

The Outdoor Garden is perfect for smaller, more intimate events. Imagine exchanging vows or hosting a cocktail party in a private and beautifully fresh, outdoor garden. Fully customizable, guests have used the outdoor venue for a variety of different events.

Parking

Parking is available on site, adjacent to and immediately to the rear of the building. A caterer’s entry provides parking and access directly to the kitchen entry. There are 100+ parking spaces, in addition to plenty of off-street parking. All parking lots are well lighted.

For more information contact us.

The Rumors

... They're True

 
 

"Every part of our experience with The Barristers Club was perfect! The staff was flawless and the events director, was knowledgeable, flexible, creative and beyond helpful with every detail."

Barristers Bride

Preferred Vendors

Nothing but the Best

Canapes

29 Cooks

Wedding Table Set

Simply Smooth

Local Mama Catering Company

appetizer on a plate

Estelle’s Catering

Meat Dish
Occasional Cake Pops

Elite Catering

Potato Gratin

Catering by Karen Hunter

C and C Catering

Provence Style Dinner Set

Mission BBQ

(Drop-Off Catering)

Burgers
 

Divine Dining Barrister Review

Meet the men behind Divine Dining, a preferred caterer at the Barristers Club in downtown Allentown, PA. The venue boasts a catering kitchen, striking interior design, brilliant hardwood floors and rustic brick walls set it apart from all other event locations in town.

 

Freddie Frederick, Jr. Barrister Review

Are you looking for a venue that will stand out and leave an impression on your wedding guests? Freddie Frederick, Jr. Entertainment talks about why The Barrister's Club in Allentown, PA is the place to hold your wedding.

 

Reflections Creative Photography Barrister Review

The Barristers Club is a photographers dream. With so much character, every moment, no matter the occasion can be captured and cherished.

 

You Should be a Barristers Bride!

 

Contact Us

The Barristers Club is conveniently located in Allentown, just a few short blocks from a number of restaurants and hotels in Downtown!

1114 Walnut St Allentown, PA

610-433-6204 x 12

Where did you hear of us?
 

As Seen On

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610-433-6204 x 12

1114 Walnut St Allentown, PA

©2020 by The Barristers Club

Photos by Wesley Works, Tim Miller Photography, Bar None, & Reflections Creative Photography

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