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What Can I Bring?

Event Rules

Permitted Items

  • One 20-oz. plastic, factory-sealed bottle of water per person
  • Umbrellas (small, collapsible-shaft umbrellas, i.e. purse umbrellas, tote umbrellas, etc.)
  • Blankets
  • Lawn chairs (pavilion shows only; lawn chairs of any kind are not permitted for Skyline Stage performances)
  • Costumes (masks, sharp objects, large props, and weapons of any kind are not permitted)

Prohibited Items

  • Weapons
  • Selfie sticks
  • Food and alcoholic beverages (for non-picnic shows)
  • Kegs and mini kegs
  • Glass of any kind
  • iPads / Tablets
  • Drones
  • Tents / Canopies
  • Camping equipment 
  • Beach / Golf umbrellas
  • Laser pointers
  • Masks
  • GoPros
  • Animals (service animals are welcome, but no pets)
  • Professional camera equipment & flash photography


In consideration of our patrons and in compliance with the City of Philadelphia Ordinance maintaining smoke-free Parks & Recreation facilities, the Mann maintains a smoke-free campus.

Bag Check

Bags and backpacks are subject to search upon entry to the venue.  Due to artist restrictions, permitted & non-permitted items are subject to change without notice. The Mann has the right to restrict any items at any time without prior warning.


  • Picnics can be purchased in advance for every performance at the Mann.
  • You are welcome to bring a picnic for designated Picnic Nights. Please check the specific event listing to determine participation in the Summer Picnic series.
  • If you’re planning on picnicking on the lawn pre-concert and moving to your reserved seat under cover, please be sure that your cooler is small enough (15" x 12") to be stowed under your seat.
  • No glass containers are allowed under cover. 


For Picnic Nights, patrons are welcome to use the re-entry gate to return their picnic gear to their car. For all other performances, re-entry is not permitted