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Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-546-7900
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Perfect summer night under the stars.

We continue to enjoy a night out at the Mann Center as often as we can. Our most recent visit was... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2015
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Beautiful Setting

The Mann Center, located in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, is a beautiful location for attending a... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2015
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5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Fairmount Park
+1 215-546-7900
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

We continue to enjoy a night out at the Mann Center as often as we can. Our most recent visit was last week to see The Piano Guys. The entertainment was awesome and we love the Mann Center. You are under a roof should it...More

Thank ShirleyE601
Reviewed August 7, 2015

The Mann Center, located in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, is a beautiful location for attending a musical event. The view of center city after dark is fabulous, the facility is for the most part under cover, and the food was actually good. I am definitely planning...More

Thank pinkkatla
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Came to see Diana Krall with the Philadelphia Orchestra. We couldn't have been more pleased. I've read many of the other reviews and all I can say is, the people complaining must not go to concerts much?? This is an outdoor concert venue. You know...More

Thank JAOneLove
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Many good reviews appear below. I appreciated the review that is titled: "Great place for great music"...read that review for helpful information. I want to add that all the ushers were really nice. They were welcoming, friendly, and helpful. If your evening concert has an...More

3  Thank SteveSBrickUSA
Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went to a weeknight performance. we arrived an hour early, however there were no paved parking spots left. The facility has approximately 20 paved parking spots level with the entrance gates. We were directed to park in a grassy area below Gold Parking and...More

Thank c c
Reviewed July 10, 2015

First, take back routes into the city. This is located in Fairmount Park. Once you get there, you could park in the neighborhood across the way to avoid parking on the grass/mud for $20. Line starts moving at 6pm. The "plaza" has bathrooms at either...More

1  Thank CCS14
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Very nice clean facility. Acoustics were great. Unfortunately there was a terrible rainstorm that night and even though we had covered seats, we were on the very end so the rain was blowing in on us when the rain gusted and my seat was wet...More

Thank JerseyRonnay
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to take a picnic dinner (or buy one there), while enjoying a concert. If rainy and you only have 'grass seats' then I wouldn't recommend it so much, as there are not so many places to 'stay dry' but if it's lovely weather...More

Thank Blitz17
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This time the Philadelphia Orchestra plays Gershwin. World class orchestra; great venue; superb guest soloists. For orchestra concerts you are treated as an adult. You can bring a bottle of wine to go with your picnic dinner on the lawn. We had a typical Philadelphia...More

1  Thank Joyce C
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Unfortunately we went to a John Foggerty concert last nite..during what seemed like a monsoon lol but that said..this IS a partly open type venue that should do better in dealing with all weather conditions! We went early rain and wind u get to a...More

1  Thank DeeMD215
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June 13, 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
June 23, 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