The Ultimate Watch Showcase | June 15th


The Ultimate Watch Showcase | June 15th

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Photo of a blue velvet couch sitting by a small side table with the word RICHTER in gold letters on the wall behind it

The Biggest Gem in Our Store that Money Can’t Buy…

Is now available for your next gathering.

For 5 years, this treasure sat idle

We crossed Main Street in 2016, nearly quadrupling the size of Richter & Phillips Jewelers. Upstairs in our new showroom, we had the honor of opening our shop to host fundraising opportunities for organizations, like Dragonfly and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and throw community events, like our highly-anticipated annual holiday party, Whiskey & Watches. But, our new home on the corner of 6th & Main also came with a little-known, coveted treasure only discoverable at the bottom of a gorgeous, white marble stairwell – a 1920s bank vault, iron door and all.

In 2020, we invested in the historic space leveraging its deco roots and filling it with Richter & Phillips history, transforming it into a place that we can create even more memories together. A place reimagined to serve as a versatile space to host and gather for all types of non-profits, clubs, and Cincinnati organizations – and all you have to do is book it!

Photo of the Richter & Phillips Jewelers vault door with a view of the room inside

A Queen City Gem

Shimmering with deco detailing, cloaked in jewel tones and rich velvet, The Vault is a unique, free space to mingle underneath the city. The Vault itself is stocked with a miniature beverage fridge tucked underneath a marble top bar. Sparkling glassware shimmers against a wood grained, blue and gold wallpaper opposite a grid of historic Richter & Phillips catalog memorabilia from the midst of the 1920s.

Photo of the inside of the Richter & Phillips vault with blue and green lounge chairs and a full bar in the back

A unique space to host

Comfortably seating 8 inside The Vault, with a majestic hallway accommodating 10-15 in presentation style seating, The Vault’s versatility can accommodate a non-profit’s planning session and presentations or serve as a decadent backdrop for a book club’s monthly cocktail hour. The gathering possibilities are open to your creativity…

A jewelry store meant to gather…

We are pleased to invite you to stop by and explore a unique, historic landmark from our city’s history. We look forward to opening the space to host years of community events, fundraisers, and more because not only does The Vault offer Richter & Phillips room to grow, but it offers Cincinnati room to explore, room to learn, room to celebrate, and room to gather – all bundled up in our room to remember.

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Interested in hosting in The Vault?

We are happy to open The Vault up for summer bookings!

The space is free for non-profits, community clubs & more! The space is available on a first come, first serve basis.

To inquire about availability, please fill out our form below.

FAQ about renting The Vault space:

Who is The Vault for?

We consider The Vault a great meeting space for groups of 20 or less to mingle, 8 or less to be seated comfortably. The Vault is free for organizations to host meetings. We are also happy to collaborate on special events, such as fundraisers or celebrations! Book clubs, wine clubs, & enthusiasts of all sorts may also consider The Vault a unique space to gather. But, overall, we are open to hearing creative ideas on how to offer experiences in our space!

Does The Vault offer any additional accommodations?

We have a couple great options for you to utilize during your private event. We have 5 high-top cocktail tables, a selection of high quality tablecloths, presentation style seating chairs, we even have a red carpet!

Outside of the above listed items, guests are invited to bring in any additional accommodations they may need. Food and drink are welcome.

When using the space, we ask that you please clean up after your group and reset the space as you found it for the next organization to enjoy.

When is The Vault available to book?

The Vault is booked on a first come, first serve basis and books up to three months in advance.

The Vault is available for booking during the following hours only:
Monday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday: 9am – 8pm

The Vault is not available to book Friday – Sunday.

Please note: We are fully booked every Thursday starting September 1 – December 8, 2022

To place an inquiry, use the form below:

Event Inquiry

Inquire about booking our Vault Space.

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Wednesday 9-5:15
Thursday 9-8
Friday 9-5:15
Saturday 10-4
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