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Ravinia Pavilion Tickets and Seating Charts - Highland Park, IL

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Ravinia Pavilion Seating Charts

Ravinia Pavilion - End Stage Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to Ravinia Pavilion

Tickets to Ravinia Pavilion events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Ravinia Pavilion 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 $35, but can range all the way up to $12648. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Ravinia Pavilion 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 Ravinia Pavilion event live!

About Ravinia Pavilion

Located in Highland Park, Illinois, Ravinia Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater that first opened its doors in 1904. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the Ravinia Festival Association.

Ravinia Pavilion Seating

Ravinia Pavilion has a total capacity of 3,350. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Events at Ravinia Pavilion

Ravinia Pavilion is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and opera events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into Ravinia Pavilion

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

Security at Ravinia Pavilion

Security at Ravinia Pavilion 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 Ravinia Pavilion has a strict bag policy.

Ravinia Pavilion Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Upon entry or reentry into the park, all belongings (including, but not limited to, coolers, picnic baskets, bags, backpacks, and purses) may be subject to inspection. Additionally, items may be inspected again upon entering the Pavilion. Weapons or explosives, whether held by off-duty officers or concealed carry license holders, are prohibited.

    For you to consider, here's a list of prohibited items:
  • Signs or banners displaying obscene, derogatory, inappropriate, or political messages
  • Professional photography, video, or audio recording equipment
  • Grills
  • Beer kegs
  • Athletic equipment such as balls and flying discs
  • Pets (service animals are permitted)
  • Tents or canopies
  • Umbrellas exceeding six feet in diameter
  • Items requiring staking into the ground
  • Drones
  • Firepits
  • Large open flames

What to Bring to Ravinia Pavilion

When you come to an event at Ravinia Pavilion, 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 Ravinia Pavilion ADA Accessible?

Ravinia Pavilion 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, Ravinia Pavilion has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.

Ravinia Pavilion Experience

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

Food and Beverage at Ravinia Pavilion

Plenty of concessions are available at Ravinia Pavilion. 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 Ravinia Pavilion

Ravinia Pavilion 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 Ravinia Pavilion 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.

Can I Smoke at Ravinia Pavilion?

Yes, Ravinia Pavilion has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.

How to Get to Ravinia Pavilion

Ravinia Pavilion is located at 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, Illinois, 60035. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

How Early Should I Get to Ravinia Pavilion?

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 Ravinia Pavilion, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at either the Ravinia’s West Lot, Braeside Train Station, Ravinia Train Station or the south section of the Ravinia Station Metra lot at Dean Avenue & St. Johns. 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 Ravinia Pavilion

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Green Bay Rd & Lake Cook Rd.

Closest Train Stop to Ravinia Pavilion

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Ravinia Park. 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.

The Ravinia Pavilion in Highland Park, IL, is a world-class outdoor concert venue renowned for its rich history and natural beauty. Set amidst the lush, landscaped greenery of Ravinia Park, the pavilion has been a hub for music and culture since 1904. This historic amphitheater is an integral part of the Ravinia Festival, the oldest outdoor music festival in the United States, making it a cherished summer tradition for many Chicagoans.

The pavilion's stage has welcomed an impressive array of performers from a myriad of genres. Notable artists range from legendary classical maestro Gustavo Dudamel, to jazz icon Louis Armstrong, to rock superstars like Sting and Maroon 5. Moreover, it is home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s summer residency, underscoring the venue's commitment to both popular and classical music.

An interesting fact about the venue is its "Lawn" experience, where guests can enjoy performances under the stars, offering a unique blend of communal and concert experiences. With a capacity to accommodate around 3,200 seated patrons and up to 15,000 on its expansive lawn, the Ravinia Pavilion stands as a symbol of the harmonious confluence of nature, music, and culture.

FAQs about Ravinia Pavilion

What time do gates open at Ravinia Pavilion?

Gates typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Ravinia Pavilion. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.

Looking for local Chicago Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Chicago amphitheater concerts happening at Ravinia Pavilion. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.

How is parking at Ravinia Pavilion?

Parking is free and is available in our South Parking Lot on St Johns. Ravinia's Main Parking Lot is the West Lot. The West Lot is closed during the Fall/Spring series of concerts.

What is Ravinia Pavilion?

Ravinia is North America's oldest music festival (1904) and is the the annual summer home to The Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The beautiful park is welcoming to all families.

What if it rains at Ravinia Pavilion?

Ravinia is an open-air venue and a rain or shine venue so all shows will go on.

Can you get to Ravinia Pavilion by train?

You can go from downtown Chicago to Ravinia on its North Line. The train stops in front of the park. This is the preferred mode of transportation due to its ease.

Can you bring your own food and chairs to Ravinia Pavilion?

Yes many people bring their own food and chairs or you can rent them at the venue.

Facts about Ravinia Pavilion



Past Names/Nicknames:

America's Summer Opera Capital

Date Opened:

August 15, 1904

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
James Taylor Jun 8, 2024 From $103 366
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Hauser Jun 14, 2024 From $73 265
Michael Franti & Spearhead Jun 15, 2024 From $76 210
Jazz In June Jun 16, 2024 From $73 202
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