Lakeside Ohio

From entertaining concerts and shuffleboard tournaments to engaging lectures and children’s programs, Lakeside Chautauqua has a variety of opportunities for your family vacation this summer. Browse the monthly or daily calendars and search the event list to plan your visit to Lake Erie. The calendar changes frequently, so check back for updates to the programming schedule.

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Dessert with Lakeside Chautauqua President


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03:30pm – 04:30pm

Hotel Lakeside Fern Room

This summer, guests are invited to have Dessert with Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO Kevin Sibbring on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. from June 22-August 3 in the Hotel Lakeside Fern Room. Please RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name and email address.

The Dessert reception is an opportunity for you to provide valuable input about Lakeside’s future. Lakeside has been blessed with a clear vision and strong leadership over the last 142 years.

Our founders planned for the future of Lakeside more than 142 years ago. Today, we enjoy the fruits of their vision and labor. Now, it is our time to do the same for future generations.

We value your Lakeside story and how these sacred grounds have enriched your life, whether you are here for the first-time or have been coming your entire life.

Every Voice Matters

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    Purchasing a Daily, Saturday or Season Chautauqua Pass includes admission into Lakeside Chautauqua and all shows in Hoover Auditorium, plus additional benefits. A separate "ticket" is not necessary to attend a Hoover show. As always, children age 12 and under and guests over age 90 are always free. Parking is an additional charge. Chautauqua Passes and Auto Passes may be purchased online at or upon entering the gates of Lakeside. Please allow two weeks for online processing. There are no reserved seats for Hoover shows; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Present your Chautauqua Pass upon entering Hoover Auditorium.

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