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Merrill Auditorium - Portland, ME Tickets

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Buy Tickets to Merrill Auditorium

Tickets to Merrill Auditorium events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Merrill Auditorium shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $67, but can range all the way up to $966. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Merrill Auditorium event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Merrill Auditorium event live!

About Merrill Auditorium

Located in Portland, Maine, Merrill Auditorium is an auditorium that first opened its doors in 1912. Currently, it’s under the ownership of City of Portland.


Merrill Auditorium Seating

Merrill Auditorium has a total capacity of 1,908. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.


Events at Merrill Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for theater, opera, concert and comedy events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Merrill Auditorium

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Merrill Auditorium? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Merrill Auditorium

Security at Merrill Auditorium is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Merrill Auditorium has a strict bag policy.


Merrill Auditorium Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Ensuring your safety during events at Merrill Auditorium is of utmost importance. All bags are subject to search. By Maine law, Title 17-A Section 1057, the possession of firearms on the premises is strictly prohibited. The following items are not permitted inside Merrill Auditorium:

  • Weapons (including pocket knives)
  • Large bags and backpacks (except for diaper bags or purses)
  • Strollers
  • Fireworks
  • Outside Food & Drink
  • Mace/Pepper Spray
  • Poles & Selfie Sticks
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Frisbees
  • Beach Balls
  • Bats & Clubs
  • Drugs and illegal substances
  • Banners/Signs/Flags that may obstruct the view of other guests
  • Tripods
  • Backpacks (except for diaper bags or purses)
  • Airhorns
  • Laser Pointers
Your cooperation with these measures will help expedite the entry process and enhance security within the venue.


What to Bring to Merrill Auditorium

When you come to an event at Merrill Auditorium, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Merrill Auditorium ADA Accessible?

Merrill Auditorium is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, Merrill Auditorium has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Merrill Auditorium Experience

Your experience at Merrill Auditorium extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Merrill Auditorium

Plenty of concessions are available at Merrill Auditorium. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, liquor, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Merrill Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Merrill Auditorium accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Merrill Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium is located at 20 Myrtle St., Portland, Maine, 04102. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Merrill Auditorium Parking Details

Merrill Auditorium has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Merrill Auditorium visitors. They are Maine Medical Center Parking Garage, SP+ Parking, 192-234 Vaughan St Parking, University of Southern Maine Parking Garage and MMC Employee Parking Garage.


How Early Should I Get to Merrill Auditorium?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Merrill Auditorium, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 20 Myrtle St, outside the auditorium. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Merrill Auditorium

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Fort Rd & SMCC.


Closest Train Stop to Merrill Auditorium

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Portland Transportation Center. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Merrill Auditorium Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Merrill Auditorium, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Merrill Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: OTTO, Green Elephant, Nosh Kitchen Bar, Bayside American Cafe and The Great Lost Bear.

Merrill Auditorium is a live performance and entertainment venue in Portland, Maine. Built in 1912, the 1,908-seat Auditorium has played host to several acts and performances throughout its lifetime. The venue is used as a primary performance space by the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Portland Ovations.

Facts about Merrill Auditorium

Capacity:

1,908


Opened:

1912

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Pete Davidson Jun 21, 2024 From $119 39
The Magic Of Motown Jun 23, 2024 From $111 92
Puppy Pals Jun 28, 2024 From $67 198
Opera Maine Jul 25, 2024 From $189 80
Opera Maine Jul 28, 2024 From $189 24
Regina Spektor Aug 2, 2024 From $78 169
Theresa Caputo Aug 8, 2024 From $74 145
Rick Springfield Sep 5, 2024 From $114 120
Chelsea Handler Sep 6, 2024 From $118 116
Norah Jones Sep 13, 2024 From $228 151