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The Mann is located in West Fairmount Park and is easily accessible by public transportation, car, rideshare, or bike.

 

Location Information

Mann Center for the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Gates for all of our performances open at 6:00 PM unless otherwise noted. The Mann Center encourages patrons to arrive early, as traffic conditions vary for all performances. Please check local traffic reports before traveling to the Mann.

Parking

Parking is $25 per vehicle and $45 for RVs, campers, and buses. Cash and credit cards accepted.

  • Parking is on grass and our parking attendants are readily available to assist you with finding open spaces
  • The main parking area is clearly signed and accessible off Avenue of the Republic
  • Parking at the upper level is limited and only available for select events
  • Dropping someone off before you park? Our friendly staff will direct you to our drop-off location at the Main Gates, then direct you to a parking spot.
  • Want upgraded parking? Become a Member of the Mann and enjoy upgraded parking in our VIP lots, along with other great benefits.
The Mann Septa bus

Public Transit

Go green and take the Mann's Center City Loop Bus by SEPTA!
The Mann Center Loop bus departs from 19th & Locust 1 hour and 10 minutes before showtime and has 8 to 12 stops on the way to the Mann. Return buses depart from the Crawford Circle drop-off at the Mann 30 minutes after shows.

The Mann Center Loop will accept all regular base SEPTA fares. This means cash, a token, SEPTA Key, or transfer pays for your ride each way. Taking in a day around Philadelphia too? The Independence Pass gets you unlimited rides on SEPTA, including to and from the Mann Center, for one low price.

See full schedule and route map

Lyft drop off location
Rideshare

The Mann has a dedicated rideshare drop-off and pick-up location at Crawford Circle. Please view or consult your rideshare app for an exact pin location to meet your driver.

Rideshare Map
Getaround
Getaround

Getaround is a trusted carsharing community that enables car owners to earn extra cash by sharing their idle cars. Receive free parking at the Mann when you arrive in Getaround car!

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Taxi Services

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Phila Taxi

(267) 625-2795

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Best Taxi

(856) 324-5941

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Old City Taxi

(215) 338-0838

IndeGo Bikes

There are two stations near the venue, a 19-dock station located directly in front of the Case Building at Belmont and South Concourse, and a 19-dock station in the ParkWest Town Center, right by the ShopRite. For more information on IndeGo locations and station availability, click here

Driving to the Mann

From North of the City

Take Roosevelt Boulevard. Follow signs for Rt. 1 South/City Ave and continue to Belmont Ave. Turn left on Belmont and continue through six traffic lights. Parking areas are on the right of Belmont Ave.

From Northeast of the City

Take I-95 South to the exit for I-676 West. Follow 676 to I-76W. Exit at Girard Ave/ Philadelphia Zoo (the exit ramp ends at the traffic light). Drive across Girard Ave under the overpass to Lansdowne Drive. Continue straight onto Lansdowne. The street name changes to Concourse Drive, which takes you to the Mann.

From East of the City

Take I-76 West. Exit at Girard Ave/ Philadelphia Zoo (the exit ramp ends at the traffic light). Drive across Girard Ave under the overpass to Lansdowne Drive. Continue straight onto Lansdowne. The street name changes to Concourse Drive, which takes you to the Mann.

From South of the City

Take I-95 North to the exit (left side) for I-676 West (the Vine Street Expressway). Exit from I-676 to I-76 West. Exit at Girard Ave/ Philadelphia Zoo (the exit ramp ends at the traffic light). Drive across Girard Ave under the overpass to Lansdowne Drive. Continue straight onto Lansdowne. The street name changes to Concourse Drive, which takes you to the Mann.

From Southwest of the City

Take City Avenue (Rt. 1) north to Belmont Ave. Turn right on Belmont Ave and continue through six traffic lights to parking areas on the right of Belmont Ave.

From West of the City

Take I-76 East to the exit at Belmont Ave. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp to Belmont Ave and continue straight. Cross City Ave and continue through six traffic lights. Parking areas are on the right of Belmont Ave. 

Alternate Route from West of the City

Take I-76 East to Belmont/Green Lane exit. At the end of the ramp turn right onto Belmont Ave. Proceed for approximately 2.9 miles (cross City Line Ave/Rt.1) and continue to South Georges Hill Drive. Make a right at this traffic light and continue around to The Mann Center parking areas.

From Center City

Take Ben Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum Circle. Follow the signs to West River Drive. Once on West River Drive, turn left at the first traffic light (Sweet Briar Cut-Off). Turn right at the stop sign to Lansdowne Drive, which becomes Concourse Drive. Cross Belmont Ave and go straight to the Mann.