We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

290 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2016
+1 617-728-1600
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent concert venue in Boston

It's open air but has a roof (like a huge canopy). It's adjacent to the harbor so you can get the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
5headedmonster
,
Darien, Connecticut
via mobile
Smaller venue= good

There were dozens of food and drink vendors outside the pavilion. Under the tent the seats were... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Lee F
,
Conway, New Hampshire
Read all 108 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
Popular waterside concert venue.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closes in 16 min
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
290 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2016
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
CONTACT
Website
+1 617-728-1600
Write a Review
Reviews (108)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

It's open air but has a roof (like a huge canopy). It's adjacent to the harbor so you can get the smells of the ocean. The seating is well done. Tonnes of space. Views brilliant. There are concessions all around the entry (beer, food etc)....More

1  Thank 5headedmonster
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There were dozens of food and drink vendors outside the pavilion. Under the tent the seats were comfortable and well-spaced so we had good visibility. Acoustics were excellent.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were unsure of what to expect with a venue that holds 5,000 people, that is not completely enclosed and a raging thunderstorm lurking. It turned out great! We had seats in section 2, and had no Idea there were so many people behind us....More

Thank BeautifulFernweh
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Venue is right next to Harpoon's Brewery and on the water. Bathrooms and vendors were easy to access. Not my favorite venue but also not my least favorite. Hard to travel in Boston when not familiar with area. There was a conveniently located parking garage...More

Thank Laci-Ann M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

As a non Boston resident, I'm always nervous driving through the city however this venue is so easy to drive to! We parked at Seaport Hotel Parking Garage prior to our concert. It was an easy walk. The venue itself was great. It had an...More

1  Thank SR621
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went to the Blue Hills pavilion for a graduation, but could clearly see that this would be a great place for a concert or other activity. Concession prices were acceptable and that's a plus. Good sight lines.

Thank MRVEGAS711
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Love this place to have a less gigantic crowd to see great music acts. Check their schedule for upcoming summer tours. Easy access by public transportation or car (plenty of parking) & plenty of place to eat or have a beverage before the show within...More

Thank Looking
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice venue off a busy city street. Parking won't be cheap but there's a lot of places to park. Restaurants and bars nearby too, so get there early. If you go in the fall like I did, dress warm because the wind off the...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the Meghan Trainor concert. It was a great concert. We dressed for the cooler weather. Our seats had cup holders.

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Small venue. No bad seat in the house. Really!!!! I'm a picky person and I was son pleasantly surprised with the pavillion. On the waterfront too. Can't beat it. It cools down at night. Easy to get to from all points of direction. Many restaurants...More

Thank Kslfromboston
Nearby
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Yankee Lobster Fish Market
854 reviews
.04 miles away
Legal Harborside
1,998 reviews
.09 miles away
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Boston
745 reviews
.14 miles away
Legal Test Kitchen
681 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
4,695 reviews
.81 miles away
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
812 reviews
.12 miles away
Boston Children's Museum
800 reviews
.75 miles away
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
162 reviews
.46 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Danielle T
9 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 5headedmonster | Reviewed this property |
Gorilliaz was app 10.45
0
Votes
Liz M
10 July 2017|
Answer
Response from SR621 | Reviewed this property |
When I saw Don Henley in June, he did start at 8.
0
Votes
Jjacc5
20 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Looking | Reviewed this property |
There are seats/ tables at the back of the regular seating that are on concrete/tar. Not sure about the section towards the stage. Sound was fine for us :)
0
Votes