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Saratoga Performing Arts Center Tickets and Seating Charts - Saratoga Springs, NY

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Angelique Kidjo & The Philadelphia Orchestra Brit Floyd Brooks And Dunn Cage The Elephant & Young The Giant Creed, 3 Doors Down & Finger Eleven Dave Matthews Band Dave Matthews Band - 2 Day Pass Deep Purple Dierks Bentley, Chase Rice & Mae Estes Earth, Wind and Fire & Chicago Foreigner, Styx & John Waite Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival: Lake Street Dive - Saturday Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival: Norah Jones - Sunday Goose Hank Williams Jr. & Whiskey Myers Hardy, Kip Moore, Travis Denning & Stephen Wilson Jr. Hootie and The Blowfish Impractical Jokers Live In This Moment & Ice Nine Kills James Taylor & His All-Star Band John Fogerty, George Thorogood and The Destroyers & Hearty Har John Legend Kidz Bop Live Killer Queen Lainey Wilson, Ian Munsick & Zach Top New Kids On The Block New York City Ballet: Swan Lake & Stars and Stripes Niall Horan Pitbull Primus & Coheed and Cambria Rain - A Tribute to The Beatles Sammy Hagar & Loverboy Tedeschi Trucks Band The Doobie Brothers & Steve Winwood The Philadelphia Orchestra: Damon Gupton - Disney’s The Lion King in Concert The Philadelphia Orchestra: David Robertson - Celebrating 100 Years of Rhapsody in Blue The Philadelphia Orchestra: David Robertson - Tchaikovsky Spectacular The Philadelphia Orchestra: Fabio Luisi - Carmina Burana The Philadelphia Orchestra: Justin Freer - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix In Concert The Philadelphia Orchestra: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Dvorak Third Eye Blind, Yellowcard & Arizona Train, REO Speedwagon & Yacht Rock Revue Tyler Childers, S.G. Goodman & Wayne Graham Walker Hayes
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Saratoga Performing Arts Center Seating Charts

Saratoga Performing Arts Center - End Stage 2 Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Tickets to Saratoga Performing Arts Center events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 $30, but can range all the way up to $30503. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center event live!

About Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Located in Saratoga Springs, New York, Saratoga Performing Arts Center is a performing arts center that first opened its doors in 1966. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the State of New York.


Saratoga Performing Arts Center Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 5,200, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as SPAC, Saratoga Performing Arts Center is an open venue.


Events at Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Performing Arts Center is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert, comedy, children / family and festival events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Saratoga Performing Arts Center

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


Security at Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Security at Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center has a strict bag policy.


Saratoga Performing Arts Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) enforces a clear bag policy for most events. Here's what you can bring:

  • Clear bags: These must be made of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and shouldn't exceed 12” x 6” x 12” in dimension.
  • Small clutch purses: These don't have to be transparent and should be around the size of an index card (roughly 4.5” x 6.5”). They should be comfortable in your pocket.


What to Bring to Saratoga Performing Arts Center

When you come to an event at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center ADA Accessible?

Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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, Saratoga Performing Arts Center has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Saratoga Performing Arts Center Experience

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


Food and Beverage at Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center?

Yes, Saratoga Performing Arts Center 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Performing Arts Center is located at 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Saratoga Performing Arts Center?

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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 108 Avenue of the Pines, at the venue's main entrance. 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 Saratoga Performing Arts Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Rt 50 & Geyser Rd. This bus station is located 0.4 mi from the venue.

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is a revered open-air amphitheater nestled within the 2,379-acre Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, NY. Since its inauguration in 1966, SPAC has stood as a beacon for artists and fans alike, renowned for its uniquely immersive experience where natural beauty intersects with the world of performing arts.

With an expansive lawn and a sheltered amphitheater seating area, SPAC can accommodate up to 25,000 guests, hosting a wide array of events from classical performances, pop and rock concerts, to ballet and opera. It is the summer home of the New York City Ballet and The Philadelphia Orchestra, both having a rich history at the venue.

SPAC has a star-studded legacy, having welcomed illustrious performers such as Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Dave Matthews Band, the latter holding the record for the most sold-out performances. Notably, the Grateful Dead's 1983 performance was inducted into the National Recording Registry in 2012, immortalizing SPAC's place in musical history.

SPAC is more than a venue; it is a testament to the harmony of art and nature, a living legacy of timeless performances, and a cultural landmark that continues to make Saratoga Springs a magnetic destination for art lovers worldwide.



Saratoga Performing Arts Center Seating Information

Amphitheater Seating

The amphitheater at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center offers a variety of seating options. This includes premium box seats, orchestra and pit seating, and a balcony. The amphitheater has a total capacity of 5,200 seats.

Lawn Seating

Embrace the outdoor ambiance with the Lawn Seating option at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Perfect for those who enjoy a more relaxed and communal atmosphere, this section provides flexibility in choosing your spot on the grass. The Lawn can accommodate an additional 20,000 people. This open seating area is not covered.

Lawn Seating

Embrace the outdoor air with the Lawn Seating option at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Perfect for those who enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, this section provides flexibility in choosing your spot on the grass. Attendees can create their picnic-style setting while enjoying the event, making it a popular alternative for various occasions.

Special Seating Sections

There are also special seating sections available at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. These include VIP Box Seats in both the orchestra and on the balcony and Pit Ticket Seating, a stand-up option.

FAQs about Saratoga Performing Arts Center

What time do gates open at Saratoga Performing Arts Center?

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


Looking for local Albany Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Albany amphitheater concerts happening at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.


Are VIP Packages or Accessible Seating offered at Saratoga Performing Arts Center?

Saratoga Performing Arts Center VIP seating packages and accessible seating section locations may vary per event. Please click the seating chart below or contact our customer service department to discuss options for accessible seating or VIP package purchases.


Can I bring my own food and drink into SPAC?

Yes, you can I bring my own food and drink. Food must be in a clear, 1-gallon zip-lock bag and water up to 1 gallon in a factory sealed bottle.


Can I bring my own lawn chair into SPAC?

Yes, but the height of the chair can not to exceed 43” when collapsed. Low profile chairs can be rented adjacent to the main merchandise tent.


Is parking free at SPAC?

No, parking in all lots is a $10 fee per car. Gates open 2 hours before show time.


Is there a ride share location at SPAC?

The rideshare drop off and pick up location is in the Route 50 East Lot (Main Parking Lot). Drive into the lot, take a right and follow signs leading to the drop off and pick up location.


What is the bag policy for SPAC?

Clear plastic bags no larger than 12″x12″x6”. Small clutches and fanny packs no bigger than 4.5”x6.5” will be allowed inside.

Facts about Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Capacity:

25,200


Past Names/Nicknames:

SPAC


Date Opened:

July 9, 1966

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Hardy Jun 7, 2024 From $69 1,367
John Fogerty Jun 12, 2024 From $42 1,798
Hootie & The Blowfish Jun 15, 2024 From $30 1,600
Lainey Wilson Jun 20, 2024 From $48 1,116
Niall Horan Jun 21, 2024 From $30 2,362
Brooks and Dunn Jun 27, 2024 From $50 1,096
Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival Jun 29, 2024 From $144 72
Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival Jun 30, 2024 From $156 118
Tyler Childers Jul 3, 2024 From $88 796
Dave Matthews Band Jul 5, 2024 From $153 31