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The Boston Symphony's summer home with terrific offerings.

We went on June 24th for the Audra McDonnell concert which was great...a wonderful voice and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
South of Boston, MA
Center of the World for music

Will be an annual event in the future; would be easy to spend multiple days. The beauty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features performances by world-renowned conductors, soloists and musicians.
West St off Rte 183, Lenox, MA 01240
+1 413-637-5165
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Tanglewood. It’s a fabulous place. I write this review with sadness and conflict of emotion. I’ve been to Tanglewood many times over my lifetime but my July visit was the first time I was with an elderly person who needed assistance. My experience...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on June 24th for the Audra McDonnell concert which was great...a wonderful voice and entertainer. The stage is fronted by the "shed" for covered seating, and the lawn behind it is where one can bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics. Picnics are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will be an annual event in the future; would be easy to spend multiple days. The beauty supplements the music.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We've seen the BSO here, the Black Eagle Jazz Band, and most recently Steve Martin and Martin Short. Especially love getting box seats in the shed, as they rock, and sit on dirt and even had legroom for my 6'8" brother-in-law. The free parking is...More

1  Thank Jefsaw1
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We visit Tanglewood several times each summer and have seen a variety of concerts. We’re never disappointed! We typically buy lawn seats and bring a picnic. We can’t always see the performers well, but there are large screens that project what’s going on on the...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I did not what to expect. It is an ok concert area, however I would suggest they keep it open the rest of the year for other type of music. That would be amazing!

Thank Amrique
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

First time to go to Tanglewood but won’t be my last. It was such an experience. The grounds were stunning and the performance was also amazing. We had shed seats but I think I would have enjoyed the lawn better. You can’t go wrong either...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I visited Tanglewood for the first time during a recent trip to the Berkshires, so I was not sure what to expect. I was interested in seeing Steven Martin and Martin Short perform at the end of the season, and based on other reviews I...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was my first trip to Tanglewood, although it had been on my bucket list for years. It really didn't disappoint, in fact it exceeded my expectations. Stunning setting and wonderful thatI could picnic on the lawn and bring whatever I liked, including my own...More

Thank Sim16169
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I am very grateful that Tanglewood is less than 20 minutes from my home. I loved the Bernstein Centennial Celebration. I feel like it was once in a lifetime concert to attend at Tanglewood. The concert featured Audra McDonald, Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, John Williams, Keith...More

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1 August 2018|
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Response from Family4BoltonMA | Reviewed this property |
Nothing in the shed but water. Most eat outside first on the lawn, then go in. But you must know this by now, since I'm late answering you! Have fun!
Mary F
28 July 2018|
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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
They do not cancel. Folks with lawn seats are accommodated in the back of the shed.
Ryan B
5 July 2018|
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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
I can not think of private place with electrical at Tanglewood.