Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Concert Hall, Theater, and Opera House · Avenue of the Arts South
400 S Broad St (at Spruce St.), Philadelphia, PA 19146, United States
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  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
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Located in the heart of Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts provides an array of premiere jazz, classical, world, pop, dance, and Broadway performances.


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  • What you need to know
    Reinhold Residential
    "Home to the Philadelphia Orchestra"(4 Tips)
    Stephen W.
    "organ in Verizon Hall"(3 Tips)
    Visit Philly
    "limited number of $10 rush tickets"(3 Tips)
    Yuriy M.
    "Check out the free tours daily @ 1pm"(2 Tips)
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  • Michael S.

    Beautiful place to see any show.

    Michael Schnader · September 7
  • Julia T.

    It's incredibly beautiful, the acoustics are amazing, and every performance is stunning.

    Julia Truten · July 12
  • Peter V.

    Their rooftop bar is really cool

    Peter Vermeulen · May 11
  • Weston C.

    Acoustics in the main lobby

    Weston Chambers · April 1
  • Shawn Q.

    Perfect sound!

    Shawn Queeney · March 6
  • donyale

    Sittin' In Jazz All Stars. Beasts with the beats, every one!!

    donyale · September 4, 2014
  • Yuriy M.

    Check out the free tours daily @ 1pm

    Yuriy Melnychuk · August 15, 2014
  • Dominique C.

    If you're free during the early afternoon, take the free tour at 1pm.

    Dominique Comer · August 8, 2014
  • Mark J.

    No pictures :-(

    Mark Jansen · May 8, 2014
  • Brittnie K.

    Gonna hobo dis place

    Brittnie Knight · March 29, 2014

    Home to the largest mechanical-action pipe organ in the country, you can take a tour of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ for free! On the first Saturday of every month at 1 p.m. Read more · January 31, 2014
  • Wyngspan

    Have you seen the Philadelphia Orchestra at this beautiful concert hall? Give it a rating on Wyngspan! Read more

    Wyngspan · January 17, 2014
  • Justin N.

    Put your phone in airplane mode during concerts to ensure texts and calls don't bother others in the audience :-)

    Justin Nachod · December 21, 2013
  • Ivy Agnes N.

    My commencement ceremony from Peirce College was held here on 2007-06-05!

    Ivy Agnes Nguyen · December 16, 2013
  • Tia W.

    Chris Tucker hosting this show tonight!

    Tia Ware · November 20, 2013
  • The Capital Grille

    An impressive theater housing even more impressive shows. The Kimmel Center occupies an entire city block and its glass roof is more than 150 feet high.

    The Capital Grille · September 17, 2013
  • Jessica P.

    The bar in the first row of the family circle is exactly eye level.

    Jessica Persons · July 19, 2013
  • Phinnegan

    A godly venue!

    Phinnegan · July 15, 2013
  • Dee C.

    Pianist Biss is definitely great..very passionate

    Dee C. · April 28, 2013
  • Concierge

    If you are here to see the Flash in Time Show for the PIFA celebration, stand in front of the stage towards the cafe area for optimal viewing

    Concierge · March 28, 2013
  • Concierge

    Coming to see the Time Machine for the PIFA celebration? Keep in mind that there is a daytime experience and nighttime experience. The nighttime experience starts after the "Flash in Time performance

    Concierge · March 28, 2013
  • Dee C.

    Sit on orchestra tier w9nderful view and sound

    Dee C. · March 10, 2013
  • Jill T.

    The orchestra and concert hall are amazing!!! I'm very inspired!!

    Jill Trapane · February 27, 2013
  • Allie Jac C.

    The plays are worth seeing (:

    Allie Jac Clara · February 5, 2013
  • Celeste M.

    Even the seats in Tier 3 are pretty good.

    Celeste Merriweather · December 23, 2012
  • Michael A.

    If you plan on seeing the holiday show prepaid parking is the best.

    Michael Addice · December 13, 2012
  • Reinhold Residential

    Home to the Philadelphia Orchestra, this world-class performing arts center hosts numerous events and performances – some of them free.

    Reinhold Residential · September 27, 2012
  • Daryel J.

    Free WiFi throughout the center. Just have a seat in the cafe and fire up the devices for free internet access.

    Daryel J · August 1, 2012
  • Stephen W.

    The organ in Verizon Hall doesn't get used very often, but when it does, you're in for a real treat.

    Stephen Weber · May 18, 2012
  • Visit Philly

    Beginning June 1, 2012, Food Network's Iron Chef Jose Garces will provide all catering and concessions. Stay tuned...

    Visit Philly · May 14, 2012
  • Ray B.

    $10 Community Rush tickets are sometimes available for orchestra performances

    Ray B · April 16, 2012

    The stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters will perform here on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 8pm and Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 4pm & 8pm. Read more · April 8, 2012
  • TixBangBoom

    In the heart of downtown Philadelphia, located on one of the most famous streets in America. Broad street and the Kimmel Center are truly the City of Brotherly Love's premiere hot spots. Don't Miss it

    TixBangBoom · March 1, 2012
  • Ricardo S.

    ok, we can go, it's close to us

    Ricardo Santos · January 24, 2012
  • Kory A.

    Learn how to fly like PIFA performers at the Kimmel! Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, producers of Green Fairy Cabaret, bring you intro circus classes for $25.

    Kory Aversa · January 17, 2012
  • Visit Philly

    A limited number of $10 rush tickets go on sale at 5:30 p.m. for evening performances and 11:30 a.m. for matinees. Available at the Academy of Music Box Office 2 hours before curtain. Cash only.

    Visit Philly · December 14, 2011
  • Dennis B.

    Don't try to take pictures. Those ushers are quick. Although no one really knows why you can't take a picture of the orchestra during warmup or intermission. Gotta make the ushers earn their pay?

    Dennis B · December 5, 2011
  • Estia Restaurant

    Before the show come see us at Estia, for our three Course Pre Fixe Pre-Theater Menu: $30! Read more

    Estia Restaurant · November 16, 2011
  • Maria A.

    One of my new favortite theatres!

    Maria Amador · October 23, 2011
  • Aaron M.

    Get rush tickets on Saturday but come early cause they sell out fast.

    Aaron Mclean · October 23, 2011
  • Selina L.

    Love when Philadanco is here, a must see.

    Selina L. · July 30, 2011
  • Andrew H.

    Enjoy free entertainment this month starting at 5 PM, different music group each night

    Andrew Hamilton · April 20, 2011
  • Jim H.

    Eiffel Tower light show is pretty cool during PIFA . 7 &10 nightly.

    Jim Henderson · April 11, 2011
  • Bob B.

    Crepes at PIFA are yummy

    Bob B. · April 9, 2011
  • Urban Oyster

    See the Philadelphia Orchestra for just $8 ($10 if you book online) with a student ID. Tickets go on sale 90 minutes before showtime, and availability can be limited. Can't beat the price!

    Urban Oyster · January 24, 2011
  • Steve U.

    The Eleanor Rush Intermediate School Music Makers, winners of B101's Christmas song contest, gave an incredible performance tonight!

    Steve Umstead · December 20, 2010
  • visitPA

    Pretty cool in here isn't it? It gets better. Check out the Dorrance H. Hamilton Roof Garden built on top of the Perelman Theater - it's spectacular.

    visitPA · December 6, 2010
  • Nicole M.

    See a concert in the Verizon Hall! It's literally a hall shaped like a cello and has amazing acoustics! See the "Rising Stars" of Astral Artists.

    Nicole Marie · December 3, 2010
  • Concierge

    Take advantage of their free building tour offered Tuesday to Sunday at 1pm.

    Concierge · November 11, 2010
  • Kevin B.

    Get a college student subscription

    Kevin Biggins · September 29, 2010

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