SEPTA's Mann Loop

Next Stop ... The Mann

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Heading to a show at The Mann? Forget driving - and MANN UP ON SEPTA! The Mann Loop takes you from Center City directly to The Mann via 8 conveniently located stops. 

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Getting from Center City to The Mann in Fairmount Park has never been easier, thanks to The Mann Loop! The Loop drops you off right out front of The Mann with time to spare before the show. Stopping at major locations in Center City, The Mann Loop provides an easy and convenient one seat trip to the show.

The Mann Loop is a special route created specifically for shows at The Mann. The Loop picks you up from 8 different stops in Center City and takes you directly to The Mann. The stops include 19th & Locust Street, Broad & Locust Street, Broad & Chestnut Street, Juniper & Commerce Street, 12th & Market Street, 15th & J.F.K., 20th & J.F.K., and 26th & Ben Franklin Parkway. Forget parking or other expensive alternatives, SEPTA's Mann Loop is the cheapest and best way to see a show at The Mann!

Ways to Pay

You pay for The Mann Loop the same way you would for any other SEPTA ride. The loop accepts ALL regular base SEPTA fares. Whether you swipe or tap, you're good to go on the Loop!

Already have a Weekly or Monthly SEPTA Pass? There is NO extra charge for you to ride. The Mann Loop also accepts SEPTA tokens or cash. 

Have a SEPTA Key? You can ride the Loop, too! SEPTA Key Cards can be reloaded at SEPTA Sales Offices, online, at Fare Kiosks and over the phone. Best part - you can opt for auto-reload so that you never have to worry! In order to use the auto-load feature, you will need to have a credit card or bank account to use as your payment source. You can also load your SEPTA Key with the Travel Wallet. This is the perfect option for customers who currently use cash or tokens and transfers. It's also a convenient choice for riders who may only need SEPTA a few days a week or month - think of it as your Season Pass for The Mann Loop! 

Senior Citizens with valid ID ride for free.

Stops & Schedules 

The Loop stops around different locations within Center City. Schedule times change based on the show time. Leave yourself plenty of time when waiting for the Mann Loop. You should arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled times listed. 

7:30 or 8:00 p.m. Start Times:

#1 @ 6:20 p.m. | 19th & Locust, South Rittenhouse Square | connect from Route 12

#2 @ 6:23 p.m. | Broad & Locust Street | connect from Route 12

#3 @ 6:25 p.m. | Broad & Chestnut Street | connect from Route 27, 32 or 4

#4 @ 6:30 p.m. | Juniper & Commerce Street | connect from Route 27, 31 or 32

#5 @ 6:35 p.m. | 12th & Market Street | connect from Route 23 or 45

#6 @ 6:37 p.m. | 15th & JFK Boulevard | connect from Route 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 62, 124 or 125

Additional stops on J.F.K. Boulevard at 17th Street, 18th Street & 19th Street

#7 @ 6:40 p.m. | 20th & J.F.K. Boulevard | connect from Route 33 or 38

An additional stop on Ben Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street

#8 @ 6:45 p.m. | 26th & Ben Franklin Parkway

Arrival time at The Mann is approximately 7:10 p.m.

The return bus trip will depart 30 minutes from the end of the performance and board at the same drop-off location.


7:00 p.m. Start Times:

#1 @ 5:50 p.m. | 19th & Locust, South Rittenhouse Square | connect from Route 12

#2 @ 5:53 p.m. | Broad & Locust Street | connect from Route 12

#3 @ 5:55 p.m. | Broad & Chestnut Street | connect from Route 27, 32 or 4

#4 @ 6:00 p.m. | Juniper & Commerce Street | connect from Route 27, 31 or 32

#5 @ 6:05 p.m. | 12th & Market Street | connect from Route 23 or 45

#6 @ 6:07 p.m. | 15th & J.F.K. Boulevard | connect from Route 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 62, 124 or 125

Additional stops on J.F.K. Boulevard at 17th Street, 18th Street & 19th Street

#7 @ 6:10 p.m. | 20th & J.F.K. Boulevard | connect from Route 33 or 38

An additional stop on Ben Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street

#8 @ 6:15 p.m. | 26th & Ben Franklin Parkway

Arrival time at The Mann is approximately 6:40 p.m. The return bus trip will depart 30 minutes from the end of the performance and board at the same drop-off location.


6:30 p.m. Start Times:

#1 @ 5:50 p.m. | 19th & Locust, South Rittenhouse Square | connect from Route 12

#2 @ 5:53 p.m. | Broad & Locust Street | connect from Route 12

#3 @ 5:55 p.m. | Broad & Chestnut Street | connect from Route 27, 32 or 4

#4 @ 6:00 p.m. | Juniper & Commerce Street | connect from Route 27, 31 or 32

#5 @ 6:05 p.m. | 12th & Market Street | connect from Route 23 or 45

#6 @ 6:07 p.m. | 15th & J.F.K. Boulevard | connect from Route 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 62, 124 or 125

#7 @ 6:10 p.m. | 20th & J.F.K. Boulevard | connect from Route 33 or 38

#8 @ 6:15 p.m. | 26th & Ben Franklin Parkway (@ 5:15 p.m., 2601 Parkway Apts)


6:00 p.m. Start Times:

#1 @ 5:20p.m. | 19th & Locust, South Rittenhouse Square

#2 @ 5:23p.m. | Broad & Locust Street

#3 @ 5:25p.m. | Broad & Chestnut Street

#4 @ 5:30 p.m. | Juniper & Commerce Street

#5 @ 5:35 p.m. | 12th & Market Street

#6 @ 5:37 p.m. | 15th & J.F.K. Boulevard

Additional stops on J.F.K. Boulevard at 17th Street, 18th Street & 19th Street#8 @ 5:39 p.m. | 18th & J.F.K. Boulevard

#7 @ 5:40 p.m. | 20th & J.F.K. Boulevard

An additional stop on Ben Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street

#8 @ 5:45 p.m. | 26th & Ben Franklin Parkway (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

The Mann - 2018 Event List

May 12 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Yanni 25 – Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour

May 26 @ 7pm | Gates 5pm

FREE: Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute

June 2 @ 7:30pm | Gates 6pm

Jaws In Concert with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

June 6 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The Head and the Heart with Brent Cowles

June 7 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

The Decemberists with M. Ward

June 16 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Harry Connick, Jr. A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration

June 19 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Roger Daltrey Performs The Who’s ‘TOMMY’ with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

June 26 @ 7pm | Gates 5:30pm

Barenaked Ladies Last Summer On Earth Tour with Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall

June 30 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

WDAS Presents Summer Block Party featuring Jill Scott, Boyz II Men, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Special Guests

July 3 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

WXPN Welcomes Ry Cooder and Emmylou Harris

July 17 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 18 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Bernstein: Broadway & Beyond with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 20 @ 7:30pm | Gates 6pm

Star Wars: A New Hope with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 24 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

A Championship Season with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 26 @ 7:30pm | Gates 6pm

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 27 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

A Night of Gershwin with The Philadelphia Orchestra

August 2 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour-

August 11 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Good Vibes with Jason Mraz and Brett Dennen

August 12 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Gladys Knight & The O’Jays

August 16 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

CAKE and Ben Folds with special guest Tall Heights

August 17 @ 6pm | Gates 5pm

Radio 104.5 Presents The Summer Ever After Tour feat. All Time Low & Dashboard Confessional with Gnash

August 25 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Smokey Robinson

August 30 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life with The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko

September 4 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

Mac DeMarco

September 6 @ 6pm | Gates 5pm

Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds

September 8 @ 8pm | Gates 6pm

Jethro Tull: 50th Anniversary Tour

September 9 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

Sugarland Still The Same 2018 Tour with Frankie Ballard

September 19 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

DISPATCH with special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own

September 27 @ 7pm | Gates 6pm

The National with Cat Power and Phoebe Bridgers

September 29 @ 7:30pm | Gates 6pm

Chris Young: Losing Sleep World Tour with special guests Kane Brown & Morgan Evans

About The Mann 

The Mann has served for many decades as the City of Philadelphia’s premier outdoor summer performing arts festival, presenting a wide array of cultural programming and popular events that has created a lifetime of memories for generations of Philadelphians. At its 20-acre home in West Fairmount Park, the Mann is poised to launch an exciting, creative and comprehensive plan for the future that will position it with all Philadelphia residents and visitors alike as the Delaware Valley’s town square—the “go to” place for consistently high-quality, compelling, accessible and fun, communal entertainment events, as well as powerful educational experiences.