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About Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Located in Berkeley, California, Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is an outdoor amphitheater that first opened its doors in 1903. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the University of California, Berkeley.


Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 8,500, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is an open venue.

Before the venue was named Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley, it was also known as Ben Weed's Amphitheater.


Events at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert, children / family, comedy and theater events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

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


Security at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Security at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley has a strict bag policy.


Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

The venue allows personal seat cushions, small food items, sealed water bottles, empty refillable water bottles, and small personal bags and backpacks. However, it prohibits structured stadium chairs, lawn furniture, objects that can be used as projectiles (such as glow sticks and Poi Balls), outside alcohol, posters or signs larger than 8.5″x11″, sharpies, markers, or similar items, wallet chains or spikes, professional cameras with detachable lenses, professional video or audio recording equipment (including GoPros), weapons of any kind, selfie sticks or handles, tablets and iPads, glass bottles, containers, or cans, large banners or posters, skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles, and pets (except for service animals).


What to Bring to Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

When you come to an event at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.


Is Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley ADA Accessible?

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley Experience

Your experience at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Plenty of concessions are available at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley. 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley 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.


Are There Phone Charging Stations at Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley?

Yes, Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is equipped with phone charging stations throughout. They are usually located in the concourse. However, it’s important to note that these charging stations may require a small fee, so we suggest fully charging your device before arriving at 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley is located at 2001 Gayley Road, Berkeley, California, 94720. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley Parking Details

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley visitors. They are Upper Hearst Structure, Stadium Parking Garage, Moses Court Lot, Lot K1 and College Ave Motorcycle Parking.


How Early Should I Get to Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley?

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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 2001 Gayley Road. 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Gayley Rd & Greek Theater. This bus station is located 118 ft from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Downtown Berkeley Station. This station is located 1.1 mi from the venue. 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.


Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley, 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 Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley 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: Graduate Berkeley, Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Jupiter, Chez Panisse and Gather.

The Greek Theatre at the University of California-Berkeley is an outdoor theater influenced by the ancient Greek theater of Epidaurus. The venue hosts music concerts along with graduation ceremonies and other university events.

This California venue is accessible via public transportation (BART) by exiting at the Berkeley station and walking a few blocks to the venue. Those using the Concord Line can exit at Rockridge station, take a transit bus and walk a few meters from Bancroft to the amphitheater. Due to limited parking, visitors are encouraged to plan accordingly and arrive early. Parking is limited around the Greek Theatre. Disabled parking is also available.

All events will take place rain or shine, with most events taking place between April and October. Umbrellas are discouraged, as are large backpacks. Small personal bags and backpacks are allowed. Point and shoot cameras are allowed, but professional cameras and recording devices are not allowed.

Food items are allowed if packed in paper or plastic bags. Sealed water bottles and empty plastic refillable water bottles are also allowed. There are also snack stands available at the venue. Alcohol is prohibited.

Other activities visitors can do prior to the concert or after the show include visiting the Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Botanical Garden, the Lawrence Hall of Science, and the University of California Museum of Paleontology. For accommodation needs, there are many hotels located nearby.

The Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley Seating Information

Head-On Seats

Sections 5, 6, C, and D offer the most comfortable views of the performance as they are directly across from the stage. The seating in these sections is on chairs with a back.

Bench Seats

Sections 4-7 offer a fantastic alternative for fans who dislike the lower bowl’s flat seating or extreme angles. The seating in the center of the benches is a great option for those who want to be closer to the stage. The seating in these sections is on stone bench seating.

Pit Tickets Seating

The Pit is a reserved seating split into left and right sections. The Pit usually features twelve rows of seating, with Row 1 right before the stage. These seats are in high demand and provide an up-close view of the performance. The seating in these sections is on chairs with a back.

FAQs about Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

What time do gates open at The Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley - CA?

Gates typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at The Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley - CA. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Looking for local Berkeley Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Berkeley amphitheater concerts happening at The Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley - CA. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.


How is parking at Greek Theatre?

There is limited parking at the Greek Theatre so arrive early to take into account for the walk to the venue. Parking uses credit cards only so be prepared. Disabled parking can be found at the Upper Hearst parking garage.


How are the seats at The Greek Theatre?

Seating at the Greek starts with folding seats in the Pit area and and lower Sections A-F. Sections 1-10 have stone bench seating. Bring a blanket for Lawn Seats as no large chairs are allowed.


Can I use cash at the Greek Theatre?

No, The Greek Theatre is a cashless venue. Mobile payments, credit and debit cards are the only payments accepted at all points of sale.


Is there a coat check at the Greek Theatre?

No, there is not a coat check at The Greek.


How should I dress at The Greek Theatre?

Dressing in layers is suggested. All shows are rain or shine.

Facts about Greek Theatre - U.C. Berkeley

Capacity:

8,500


Opened:

September 24, 1903


Past Names:

Ben Weed’s Amphitheater, William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre

Event Dates and Pricing Information

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Sarah Mclachlan May 30, 2024 From $29 412
Tedeschi Trucks Band May 31, 2024 From $94 533
Tedeschi Trucks Band Jun 1, 2024 From $69 493
Bill Burr Jun 8, 2024 From $110 614
Cavetown Jun 11, 2024 From $79 23
Odesza Jun 13, 2024 From $150 16
Odesza Jun 14, 2024 From $217 16
Vampire Weekend Jun 15, 2024 From $87 640
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Noah Kahan Jul 5, 2024 From $254 51