Lakeside offers arts and entertainment for the entire family during the summer. Whether it's viewing a family movie in Orchestra Hall, participating in an art class at the Rhein Center or attending the art show, the possibilities are endless when taking part in the Lakeside Chautauqua experience.

Family Entertainment

  • Hoover Auditorium Nightly Concerts
  • Magicians & Illusionists
  • Comedians
  • Ventriloquists
  • Jugglers
  • Theatre & Dance Performances
  • Cirque-Style Entertainment
  • Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Concerts
  • Family Movies
  • Family Night in the Park Concerts
  • Lakeside Summer Stage

Classes, Exhibits & Shows

  • Classes in the Arts
  • Youth Music Programs
  • Collector Car Show
  • Craft & Art Show
  • Northwestern Ohio Gladiolus Show
  • Antique Show
  • Plein Air Art Festival & painting for children
  • Art Show entries for all ages
  • Photography Show entries for all ages

Purchasing a Daily, Peak, Friday, 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 free. Parking is an additional fee. Admission and Parking may be purchased online at or upon entering the gates of Lakeside. 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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