Gates open 1 hour prior to MOST Live Nation events and 2 hours prior to classical events.

Guests with younger children are encouraged to purchase lawn seats. Children under the age of 2 are free at all events, though may not occupy a seat unless paid for. When picking up unaccompanied children, please arrive at least half an hour before the concert ends to ensure access to the parking lot. SPAC does not make public announcements during performances. Please be aware of your party’s seating location in case you need help locating them.

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Beer and concessions, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, and pizza, are normally available at all events. Other alcoholic beverages are available at classical events.

For members at the Patron level or higher, elegant dining is available at the Patron’s Club.

Alcoholic beverages are served in the informal Jazz Bar in the Hall of Springs before most classical performances and during intermission.

With a great view of the amphitheater, the lawn is a perfect place for a picnic! Pre-made picnics are available at Putnam Market. Picnics are NOT available for Live Nation events.

For those guests with disabilities who are attending a classical event, the SPAC gladly offers golf cart services. If you plan on using this service, please arrive no later than one half hour before a performance is scheduled to begin. Please be aware of the parking gate through which you entered (Route 50 or Patrons Lot/Hall of Springs). Carts must not go into parking lots. Due to crowd size, carts are not available during Pop/Rock Concerts.

No refunds are given for inclement weather, as events continue in rain or shine.

Individuals and organizations are welcome throughout the year to host private parties, receptions, small gatherings, and formal functions in the Hall of Springs Grand Ballroom.