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The largest room at Volkshaus Basel can host up to 1,300 people standing. It can be converted from acoustically impeccable concert hall with modern lighting- and sound systems to banqueting- or events hall in a short space of time. The possibilities are almost limitless: Company- and marketing presentations, gala dinners, theatre performances, concerts and weddings, etc.


  • Standing – up to 1.300 guests
  • Cocktail/Apéro events – up to 750 guests
  • Banquet seating – up to 400 guests


  • Large foyer (130 sqm)
  • Direct access to kitchen
  • Stage (dimensions: 8 x 6 m, various installations)
  • Dressing room (with shower, WC)
  • Sound-recording studio and acoustics-panels
  • Rostra stage blocks
  • Balcony (seating capacity: 65)
  • Ample Sound- and lighting technology (Habegger AG)


  • Large foyer (with cloak room and toilets) may be rented separately.
  • Technical sound and lighting specifications are available on request.


Festsaal Volkshaus Basel