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Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

9993 Alleghany Road, Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Center, NY 14040
+1 585-599-4641
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An OK venue overall - my experience seeing Green Day

Executive summary (details below): Pros: -Security / entry was professional and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Aaron S
Worst Venue in the Northeast

I go to a lot of concerts at a wide variety of venues and this is BY FAR the worst venue. They have... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Bergen, New York
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9993 Alleghany Road, Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Center, NY 14040
+1 585-599-4641
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Executive summary (details below): Pros: -Security / entry was professional and efficient -Good amount of real bathrooms (not porta-potties) Cons: -Parking logistics are bad unless you shell out for VIP -In the amphitheater the views can be obstructed by people or the structure from the...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I go to a lot of concerts at a wide variety of venues and this is BY FAR the worst venue. They have absolutely no regard for their customers. Sight Lines to Stage - The pitch on the venue is not steep enough. If you...More

Thank BrockportFamily
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were planning to drive several hours to see Green Day at Darien Lake, and were nervous about this venue after seeing some of the reviews. I'm familiar with the area but never attended a concert there. We were expecting the worst, and were very...More

Thank SherrieGrl
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Waiters at your seats! Music good listening and parking kind of bad! Over all pretty good tho. Not shady or scared

Thank Lovetoeateverything
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Well, stopped going to this venue years ago, regardless of who was playing there. I'm thinking, clearly Darien Amphitheater wants to improve and thrive as a business. Surely after years of "suggestions" things can only get better. NOPE! The venue itself is the cellar dweller...More

Thank chrisraker
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Love Kingdom Bound so much. We live the shows and teachers. Thank you for all the extra's to see way in the back. I still bring binoculars though! We enjoyed so much but News Boys was the best this year! Please keep us coming back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went to see Brantley Gilbert and the seats in 300 section were great. Lines were not to long during the break between artists bathroom and food!

Thank breannat96
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I purchased tickets for Doobie Brothers/Chicago months ago. It was part of our 2 9th wedding anniversary weekend, We got to the park and the nightmare began. We are both in our 60,s and my husband walks with a cane. The parking...More

Thank amj1229
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Was here to see the amazing Zac Brown Band We had pretty good seats up front The concert was excellent except it was VERY LOUD Almost ear splitting My teen who likes very loud music said he felt he suffered hearing damage Maybe get seats...More

2  Thank HighclereC
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great venue for a show, not impressed with Live Nations "no blanket" policy on lawn seats, and $14 for a beer? I prefer the Tuesday nights at Artpark, and $8 beers

Thank RickMcMexICan
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Jodie S
24 August 2017|
Response from RickMcMexICan | Reviewed this property |
The venue is really great for seeing the stage. As far as seats go it seems to be a different policy for every show. We saw Zac Brown and we couldn't even take a blanket into the show. It was too crowded to sit anyways.
30 July 2017|
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Response from RickMcMexICan | Reviewed this property |
It seems to be different for every show, Zac Brown there were no chairs or blankets allowed. The concert venue is NOT run by Darien Lake, it is a different company all together that runs the shows.
Terry S
22 July 2017|
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Response from RANDY S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but with those who stand it may be hard to see.