What Can I Bring?

Food & Beverage / Picnics

Picnics are welcome on the lawn for all Philadelphia Orchestra performances. If you’re planning on picnicking on the lawn pre-concert and moving to your reserved seat undercover when the performance begins, please be sure that your cooler is small enough to be stowed under your seat. No glass containers are allowed undercover. Kegs and mini kegs are not permitted into the theater.

No outside food or beverage will be permitted into concerts with popular artists. Restrictions are indicated at the bottom of all event pages. 

One 20oz plastic factory-sealed bottle of water per person is permitted for all shows. 


Chairs & Blankets

Low-backed lawn chairs (no more than 28 inches high) are permitted on the lawn for Main Stage performances only.

Lawn chairs of any kind are not permitted for Skyline Stage performances. 

Small blankets are permitted for all shows, but we do ask that you be mindful of your neighbors on the lawn or in front of the Skyline Stage.



Small personal cameras and camera phones are allowed in the Mann unless prohibited by the performing artist. Advance notice of camera policy change will be posted prior to patron entering the gate and included in pre-concert emails (when possible). Flash photography, professional camera or recording equipment (including cameras with detachable lenses, any form of camera stand or audio/video recording devices) and iPads/tablets are prohibited. Photography of any kind is prohibited during orchestra performances. Patrons found possessing professional equipment not expressly authorized will be asked to check their cameras at Visitors’ Services or will be escorted from the venue.



Service animals are welcome, but no pets, please.



Strollers are strongly discouraged at all events. The Mann does not have designated parking areas for strollers.



Small personal umbrellas must remain closed inside the covered pavilion. Golf umbrellas are not permitted.