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Tanglewood

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Address: West St off Rte 183, Lenox, MA 01240
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The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features performances by...

The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features performances by world-renowned conductors, soloists and musicians.

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Covered in a blanket of snow

Tanglewood is special and is one of our favorite places. We have seen many different performances by a wide range of artists. Going by on a clear, sunny day in February I was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tanglewood is special and is one of our favorite places. We have seen many different performances by a wide range of artists. Going by on a clear, sunny day in February I was reminded of the magic that comes alive each summer. When I returned to Canyon Ranch, I pulled up the Tanglewood website and purchased tickets for two performances... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw James Taylor in early July. Fantastic show!! Everyone brings blankets, food and drink to this open air concert stage. The facilities are in a building not far to walk, which was nice. We had a large family going, but got there early and had plenty of space to spread out. We would love to attend another concert, the... More 

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Highly recommend parking your car as soon as allowed about 2 hours before concert. We were given this tip by hotel staff. Thank goodness we did. We got a decent parking spot near front ( all parking is on grass). The weather was beautiful so we walked the 3/4 mile or so to the downtown area and saw the line... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Music at Tanglewood is a Berkshires tradition. Invited by friends, we loaded up our picnic chairs and blanket, gathered food from a number of local purveyors, and made our way to the Tanglewood grounds. The social aspect with friends was terrific. Even if we'd gone alone, the atmosphere was great for laying on a blanket and reading a book. The... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

If you come to the Berkshires in the summer time, than you must make a traditional visit to Tanglewood. Buy a lawn ticket and relax on your blanket while listening to music. Everyone that attends brings their own picnic foods and wines. Just DO NO forget bug spray. The mosquitos are nasty out at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We go every year to hear the Boston Pops orchestra. We sit on the lawn with our lawn chairs and have a wonderful lunch that we manage to pack. The music is delightful and relaxing. The cost is very reasonable without buying tickets in advance.

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Somerset, ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Even though performance season had ended and none of the gift shops of food pavilions are open, we were able to stroll the spacious and well kept grounds on a beautiful summer day with no admission charge. Not sure, but looks like you might still be able to picnic but would need to plan on taking all your trash back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Saw the B52's with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Sat in the Shed (covered seating area) Section 6. The sound was amazing! Beautiful venue and grounds with great views. A night of the orchestra can be long, but accompanied by a rock band makes it magical. No one sat down, everyone danced the whole night. Staff were all friendly and helpful.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Grab a chair or blanket depending on your age and bring a picnic with some wine for the lawn. Fabulous no matter what the weather. When rain threatened we got to move under the 'shed' to open side seats until we could return to our wine and cheese out under the stars! Thanks for the consideration and a great time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Yearly trip to the Berkshires to see James Taylor at Tanglewood is one of the highlights of our very busy year! Beautiful grounds..people watching at its best as people set up everything from a simple blanket on the grass, to a full candlelit table for 6 under the stars. We were lucky enough to experience both this as well as... More 

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