Your Event Location in Basel

Are you looking for an exceptional event location in Basel for a birthday party, a graduation dance, a wedding feast or an important event for your customers? If you are, you have come to the right place!


Celebrating in the top event location in Basel

Welcome to the pages of Elisabethen, the exclusive event location in Basel. If you are looking for something special for your next family celebration or a company event, you will be thrilled by this exceptional and flexibly usable event location. The Elisabethenkirche, protected as a historic landmark, dates back to the 19th century and offers a breathtaking ambience for events of all kind – ranging from festive wedding feasts to product presentations in pop-up stores.

The extraordinary event location is equipped with professional and modern lighting and audio technology and can be adjusted to meet various requirements and to accommodate varying numbers of guests. It thus represents the ideal setting for receptions, balls, banquets, parties, conferences or cultural events such as concerts or exhibitions.

Discover our gallery – let us inspire you with the numerous options in which this site can be used. Make your event an unforgettable experience in this impressive event location in Basel.

Contact us for a  price quote for your event with us – individually tailored to your needs.

The ground plan of Open Church Elisabethen Basel
The Open Church Elisabethen Basel frome sideview
A 3D-Model of Open Church Elisabethen Basel

The location

Immerse yourself in the impressive atmosphere of this event location situated in a church building. Owing to its colourful glass windows, the neo-Gothic architecture creates a light-flooded space framed by colonnades and a ceiling height of up to 20 meters.

As wedding location, party room or conference location: the room is adjustable depending on what kind of event you are planning and how many guests you are expecting. The event location in Basel offers space for up to 550 people at receptions, exhibitions or cocktail parties.

The capacity

If you want your guests to be seated for a lecture, a concert or a film screening, we can accommodate up to 400 people. And if you are planning a festive banquet at decorated tables, long or individual, 150 people can easily be entertained at our event location.

The event location of Elisabethen is located centrally in Basel, next to the theatre, is well connected to the local public transport and only 7 minutes by foot from Basel main station SBB.

Please contact us for further information or advice as well as for a non-binding quotation for your next event.

Equipment of the event location

If you would like to host your event at our event location in Basel, feel free to use our professional equipment of modern audio and lighting technology. The rental charge includes the usage of the basic technology. If you have further requirements regarding the technology for your event, we can support you with additional expertise: our technology partner Konnex will be happy to develop a sound and lighting concept individually for your event.

The perfect sound for your event

Whether you want to have speeches given at your event, to play dance music or enchant your guests with gentle background music – at our event location in Basel, you have a permanently installed sound system at your disposal, equipped with a media player, speakers and microphones, which can be operated with a tablet. Should you be planning a small-scale event, you can easily play your music from CDs, a USB-stick, an SD-Card or an iPod/Laptop. If music is supposed to play a bigger role at your event and you might need a professional DJ sound system or sound support for a concert, our technology partner Konnex is happy to send you an individual quote. Contact us to find the right tone for your event!

Illumination and atmospheric light installations for your event

The illumination of the nave can be used variably in the different event areas and is infinitely dimmable. In addition to the basic lighting, the following lighting elements can be set up:

  • Illumination of the colonnades
  • Illumination of the choir
  • Outside illumination of the main entrance.

Present your event in the proper light and use lighting accents to create an incomparable atmosphere for your celebration.

Details regarding the basic equipment and the additional options for your event can be found on our technical rider. We are also happy to provide you with any further information you might require.

Our service for a successful event

Our professional and well-attuned event team will see to all aspects regarding your event in a competent and dedicated way. Our catering partners Radisson Blu and Café Bar Elisabethen would be happy to tailor a menu to your wishes.

Café Bar Elisabethen
Italian specialties, mainly organic slow food from the Piemont and selected wines

Catering for events of up to 120 people

Available options range from the classic buffet to latest food trends, such as “brain food”, “flexitarian”, “tasty mood” or “dirty French”.

Catering for events of all sizes

Together with our partners, we will make your family celebration, party or corporate event a success – so that you can relax and enjoy it yourself and party with your guests.


Please contact us for a booking of this unusual event location in Basel. Our experienced event team and our catering and technology partners are happy to find individual solutions tailored to your individual wishes and to support you in implementing your ideas. Host your event with us at the event location Elisabethen in Basel – we are looking forward to meeting you and your guests!

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By the way:
By booking your event with us, you additionally support the social projects of the Open Church Elisabethen and become involved in the field of corporate social responsibility. Click HERE to learn more…

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