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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
+1 866-781-2922
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All around awesome.

Saw Incubus, JEW, and Atlas last night with my fiancee, and this place was astonishingly awesome... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill S
Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Led Zeppelin Experience

Went with 12 people to see Foreigner, Cheap Trick, and led Zeppelin Experience ( LZE was FANTASIC... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Middletown, New York
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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization committed to inspiring expression, creativity, and innovation through the arts. Located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY., just 90 miles from New York City on a lush campus featuring bucolic countryside views, the center is comprised of the Pavilion Stage amphitheater that accommodates 15,000, an intimate 440-seat indoor Event Gallery, and the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods. The center offers a diverse selection of popular artists, culturally-rich performances, and educational and community programs that inspire creative expression and civic engagement to enrich the human spirit. Bethel Woods is exemplary in its efforts to engage, inspire and advocate for the accessibility of the arts for all ages and to connect with community partners to broaden programmatic reach and to strengthen support and resources for its activities.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
+1 866-781-2922
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Saw Incubus, JEW, and Atlas last night with my fiancee, and this place was astonishingly awesome, not to mention my expectations for the venue and bands were through the roof. Got there an hour before gates opened, parking was no problem. the museum was great....More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with 12 people to see Foreigner, Cheap Trick, and led Zeppelin Experience ( LZE was FANTASIC) After LZE preformed, an announcement came and we were all evacuated due to weather!!!!!! What !!!! no rain, or lightening in sight... The security was extremely rude saying...More

Thank 1Philomena1957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my son to the Luke Bryan concert last night. The venue is very clean (at the beginning of the event), decent number of actual bathrooms supplemented by port a potty's. Got through security quickly and efficiently on he way in. Reasonable to better than...More

Thank butchdaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is on the backside of the original Woodstock '69 site. It was developed about 10 years ago and is one of the finest concert venues in the country certainly the nicest in the NY metro area. A very comfortable and safe environment. Traffic can...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful venue, parking is horrendous. Swore I would never go back after a multi hour wait to leave the parking area at the end of a show, but I went back and was met with the same fate. Concert ended around 10:30, and we didn't...More

Thank bllan1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Takes you back in time! The Museum & the Center for Arts at Bethel Woods is the home of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. I believe the museum is for teens & adults of all ages. The grounds, décor are amazing & once you step...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the museum. It gives a comprehensive view of the times before the woodstock concert, social political

Thank cristiang143
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here with some friends on the way back to Vermont from NYC. Having grown up in the '60s I, of course, am very familiar with the Woodstock festival. We visited the museum which was pretty cool and then went out to view the actual...More

Thank Mick7Fairlee_Vermont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum at Bethel woods it was very interesting. We really enjoyed the interactive museum the movies were great and the artifacts on display were great. It was well worth the price of admission the grounds were beautiful and we even enjoyed a...More

Thank Alyn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the worst place to go to when going to a concert. The traffic is horrendous. The staff directing the traffic is worse. Being open for all these years and they still can't get it. We will NEVER go back to see a...More

Thank Ginny B
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19 July 2017|
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Response from _ssroy1 | Reviewed this property |
it was a nightmare leaving the Neil Diamond concert and we left from the handicap section. The closer you are to an exit road , the better. It's a good idea to leave just before the last 2 songs (if you don't mind missing... More
18 July 2017|
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Response from 1badteacher | Reviewed this property |
things have changed since concert venues have become targets. read the rules online so your not upset when you get turned away at the gate
28 March 2017|
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Response from peanuts666987 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking, I believe there were some motorcycle specific spaces as well... you won't have a problem though.