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We like Merriweather because you can truly get great seats very close to the stage for a lower cost... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
One of the best music venues in the DC Metro area

Merriweather Post Pavilion is an excellent venue in the Washington, DC area for these reasons: 1... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Austin G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044-3503
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like Merriweather because you can truly get great seats very close to the stage for a lower cost than some of the larger venues. The pavilion has been upgraded from the past and there is also the option of the lawn. Free parking is...More

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

merriweather has really become a great venue for top performers to visit. every show i saw this summer was wonderful

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always excited any time I go to an event here. Music always sounds great, no matter where you're standing in the G/A section. The staff is generally friendly, and approachable. My only complaint would be the prices of food/drinks - but it's like that...More

Thank chelsey o
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went to see Kenny Chesney/Old Dominion recently. I followed the instructions as indicated for pre purchasing our parking pass. I selected lot 3. It was close to the entrance. No problems getting there as it was well marked. Upon entering the lot there was...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Love how people give it bad reviews based on the weather or because water is cold in the sink. This venue is amazing!!! The crowds’ behavior is not the venue’s fault. The place is very nice and the new roof is beautiful. There is still...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I attended with my adult daughters who remember seeing Kenny at Merriweather several years ago as teens. We had a fantastic time! Old Dominion was a great opening band. Kenny never fails to make the crowd happy! The bathrooms were fine and the staff very...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Merriweather Post Pavilion is an excellent venue in the Washington, DC area for these reasons: 1) Location: It's in between two major cities- Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, attracting music fans from both cities. If you're coming from Washington, D.C., the drive is just under 40...More

1  Thank Austin G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the show but it's not enough Security! If you have any respiratory problems do not attend! People smoke everything there even though it's not allowed they still do it and no one there to stop them! I recently had...More

5  Thank God L
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I visited for Kerfuffle, and was able to have a really good time despite the rainy weather. I fortunately selected pavilion seats near the center, which was a smart choice! The side pavilion seats got soaked. I didn’t get wet though, and the bathrooms and...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Merriweather Post Pavilion has been around since the birth of Columbia in the late 1960’s and like most 50 year olds it’s showing it’s age and not looking as good as it did when it was younger Fewer and fewer artists play the venue and...More

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11 August 2018|
Response from Dan Z |
No, it states no chairs on the MPP website for the phish shows
Isyna S
4 August 2018|
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Response from laurie-ellen1973 | Reviewed this property |
Tents smaller than 10 feet wide are allowed on the Merriweather grounds in designated areas, but you may not set up a tent in the pavilion area in front of the concert stage. This exact sentence was in an email I got from... More