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A Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass entitles you to free participation in a wide range of programs, including spiritual services, educational lectures, summer concerts in Hoover Auditorium, cultural arts events and specific recreational activities. There are different Chautauqua Passes and Auto Passes to choose from, depending on how long you're visiting Lakeside. Kids age 12 and under and guests age 90 and older are always free.


Daily Chautauqua Pass

(June 17-August 26, 2017)
*Please note: a Daily Chautauqua Pass is valid from the time it is purchased until 7 p.m. the following day. Purchasing a daily or season pass grants access to all evening shows in Hoover Auditorium.

Adult$22.75
Teen (ages 13-18)$15

Saturday Chautauqua Pass

(June 17-August 26, 2017)
*Please note: a Saturday Chautauqua Pass for an adult is $26.50 if purchased on that day. If purchased any other day for Saturday, or if part of a multi-day purchase which includes Saturday, the price is the Daily Chautauqua Pass rate of $22.75 per adult. A Saturday Chautauqua Pass is valid from the time it is purchased until 7 p.m. the following day. Teen Daily Chautauqua Passes are not subject to a Saturday Chautauqua Pass rate, and kids age 12 and under and guests age 90 and older are always free. In addition, Reduced Rate dates, including Memorial Day weekend (May 26-29, 2017) and Week 11 (August 27-Sept. 4, 2017), are not subject to a Saturday Chautauqua Pass rate. Purchasing a Saturday Chautauqua Pass grants access to the evening show in Hoover Auditorium.

Adult$26.50

Reduced Rate Daily Chautauqua Pass

Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-29, 2017) & Week 11 (August 27-September 4, 2017)
*Please note: a Daily Chautauqua Pass is valid from the time it is purchased until 7 p.m. the following day. Purchasing a daily or season pass grants access to all evening shows in Hoover Auditorium.

Adult$14.75
Teen (ages 13-18)$9.25

Season Chautauqua Pass

*Please note: Purchasing a Season Chautauqua Pass grants access to all evening shows in Hoover Auditorium. Coupon Books may be purchased by Season Chautauqua Pass holders only. Each coupon may be exchanged for one Daily Chautauqua Pass (regular season or reduced rate). Seven coupons may be exchanged for a weekly Chautauqua Pass. Limit of three coupon books per Season Chautauqua Pass holder. Other conditions may apply.

Adult (by May 31)$710
Adult (on/after June 1)$745
Teen (ages 13-18)$410
7 coupons may be exchanged for a weekly Chautauqua Pass.
Adult Coupon Book (10 coupons)*$175
Teen Coupon Book (10 coupons)*$120

Auto Pass

*Please note: a Daily Auto Pass is required Memorial Day weekend (May 26-29, 2017) and during the Chautauqua summer season (June 17-September 4, 2017). All parking is based on availability. No motorcycles or trailers are permitted within the Lakeside Chautauqua gates. Golf carts are only licensed by the season and must pass a Lakeside Chautauqua Safety Services inspection.

Daily Auto - Inside Gates$11
Daily Auto - South Gate Parking Lot$5.50
Daily Auto - Danbury School Parking Lot$1.50
Season Auto (by May 31)$165
Season Auto (on/after June 1)$185
Season Golf Cart$160

Partial Day Chautauqua Pass

Three-Hour (not valid at Hoover Auditorium shows; Auto Pass not included)$7.50

Complimentary Passes

Church PassAttend a Sunday morning worship service at no charge with a Church Pass. Church Passes are available from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 3 p.m. Attend a morning worship service, stay for lunch and enjoy the activities on the grounds. The pass includes admittance for guests and auto, and will be collected upon departure. Ask attendant for details.
Faith for Living Hour PassA Faith for Living Hour Pass may be obtained, free-of-charge, between 8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Monday-Thursday; valid until 1:30 p.m. This pass includes admittance for guests and auto. Ask attendant for details.
Laundromat PassA Laundromat Pass is available daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. When receiving your Laundromat Pass, a gate attendant will make note of the time allotted for pass holder's laundry as well as the number of people entering on the pass. The Laundromat will verify the number of people and the times allotted and mark the pass. If this is not done, or if the guest(s) exceeds time allotted, guest(s) will be charged a fee upon exiting Lakeside Chautauqua. Ask attendant for details. *Please note: this pass is not valid for Hoover evening performances.
Orchestra Hall Movie PassA Movie Pass is available from a half-hour prior to the movie start time and is valid until a half-hour after the movie ends. When receiving your Movie Pass, an attendant will make note of the number of people entering on the pass. The movie theater attendant will verify the number of people going to the movie and mark the pass. If this is not done, guests will be charged a fee upon exiting Lakeside. The pass includes admittance for guests and auto, and will be collected upon departure. Ask attendant for details.
Shopping/Dining PassDine at one of Lakeside Chautauqua's many restaurants or explore shops at no charge with a Shopping/Dining Pass. A Shopping/Dining Pass is valid for 90 minutes and must be signed by the manager of the establishment. An Auto Pass is not included. See above for details.

How do I purchase a Chautauqua Pass?

For your convenience, you may purchase a Chautauqua Pass online, please allow a minimum of two weeks for processing. Online purchasing is available on April 1. You may also purchase a Chautauqua Pass at the gate upon entering the grounds or complete and  return the 2016 Chautauqua Pass Order Form by mail.

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