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Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-546-7900
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What a lovely venue.

Friendliest staff at any music venue I've ever been to anywhere in the world. Full of smiles, fully... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Keep coming back - Great summer venue

We came to see Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band this time around. Both were AWESOME. Steve... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Fairmount Park
+1 215-546-7900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendliest staff at any music venue I've ever been to anywhere in the world. Full of smiles, fully knowledgable. Nice food / drink selections and not particularly overpriced. Great time seeing Aretha Franklin,

Thank JDS991
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We came to see Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band this time around. Both were AWESOME. Steve Miller was the main reason I came and he did NOT disappoint. He was excellent. Again the acoustics of this venue are really good. I also like that...More

Thank JAOneLove
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Although this is a nice place to have outdoor concerts I felt that the logic in how parking and seating was handled was a bit off. First of all we arrived early and were parked out as far as you could park. It appeared that...More

Thank Mismol
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We saw a Harry Potter movie + the Philadelphia Orchestra in the terrace section. We had a great view of the movie, but the projector blocked the view of the orchestra. It rained a bit during the show, but the venue gave out ponchos which...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We saw a concert on the Skyline stage. Parking was easy, staff were very helpful in directing. Beautiful grounds, clean. Great food selection.

Thank katchilton86
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went here to see a world famous classic rock group. The event sold out. This is the typical covered/with lawn seating venue. What makes it unique for reserved seats: excellent sight lines and sound in all sections. The food selection is well made 'quick...More

Thank Elrod_10
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful venue to watch a show. We were lucky that is was a pleasant night. If it had rained we would have to find shelter in this open air center. That being said, it was totally worth the drive from Montreal to see "Wait...More

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Over the years, we've always said that we wanted to attend the annual Philadelphia Symphony's performance of Tchaikovsky's works including the 1812 Overture. Last night our schedules allowed us to do so. In short it was great. Sat close up in the orchestra section. The...More

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A year or two ago, we went to see The Monkees and ended up missing the first song or two because we had such a hard time getting to the venue. First we waited in this ridiculously long time trying to exit the Schuylkill, finally...More

Thank jangle57
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We went to the Mann Center for a taping of the NPR radio show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me," and had a delightful time. The center is located in Fairmont Park, on the west side of the river, with expansive lawns surrounding it (which double...More

Thank Leslie W
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13 June 2016|
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Response from nmerritt64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Glad you enjoyed the show! We were your neighbors: OAC, row J. We moved around to different spots to try to get better sound: the lawn, sitting by the concessions to the left. The best sound was walking through... More
24 June 2015|
Response from LibbyMY | Reviewed this property |
Yes - check the website for best options. Go to the mann center website and at the top of the page on the right click the turquoise button that says dining and information. There will be an option to select for... More