About BB&T Pavilion
Just across the Delaware River, a stone’s throw from Philadelphia sits the BB&T Pavilion - one of the greatest reasons to visit Camden, New Jersey. This multi-use arena is unique in that it’s not just another outdoor amphitheater – it converts into an indoor concert venue in the winter months. That means it’s rock-and-roll all year ’round at the BB&T Pavilion!
History of the BB&T Pavilion
Opening in June of 1995, the BB&T Pavilion, is one of the jewels of the Camden Waterfront entertainment district, but when it opened it was known as the Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Centre. Yes, that Blockbuster. Feeling old yet? Don’t worry, the venue would go through another few name changes before settling on its current name in 2016.
What Makes BB&T Pavilion Events So Special?
The BB&T Pavilion is super-close and easy to get to for anyone living in the Philly area, which makes it a great venue choice. The fact that it’s a year-round concert arena means you’ll never have to wait until spring to catch a great live show, and with its location in the heart of Camden’s tourist center, there’s always something to do nearby. Whether it’s chilling out in Wiggins Park, climbing aboard the WWII-era battleship the USS New Jersey, or visiting the Adventure Aquarium, you’ve got one hell of a day planned for your next trip to Camden!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is BB&T Pavilion located?
BB&T Pavilion is located in Camden, New Jersey, specifically in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district on the Delaware River - just across from Philadelphia.
What kind of events does BB&T Pavilion host?
BB&T Pavilion events have been bringing the noise for almost 25 years, and with its prime location right next to Philadelphia you know it’s attracted some of the biggest and baddest names in showbiz over the years. Super-recognizable names like Alice Cooper, Beck, Blink-182, Lil’ Wayne, The Smashing Pumpkins, Phish, Alice in Chains, Hootie and the Blowfish (they’re still together? we had no idea!), Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ozzy – the list goes on, and on, and on.
Which team is playing at BB&T Pavilion?
As this is a concert and performance amphitheater no team plays here.
Where can I park for free at BB&T Pavilion?
Parking is available at the BB&T Pavilion, however, depending on the event parking is expensive. Fees start at $30 and sometimes even reach $40. If you’re looking for cheaper parking options, there are other unofficial parking facilities in the vicinity that are available for a fraction of the price.
What is the seating capacity of BB&T Pavilion?
In the winter months, BB&T Pavilion events are enclosed, and therefore, can seat up to 7,000 people. However, opened up, this number increases to 25,488.
Who owns BB&T Pavilion?
The amphitheater is owned by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
How do I get to BB&T Pavilion using public transport?
Fans wishing to save a few bucks can turn to public transport to reach BB&T Pavilion events. Both the PATCO and River Line serve the amphitheater. For fans coming from across the Delaware River, you can hop on the RiverLink Ferry to arrive with time to spare.