In order to provide quality entertainment, speakers, recreational activities and maintenance to our grounds and facilities, Lakeside requires all guests and residents to purchase a daily or seasonal Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass to enter from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend (May 28 - Sept. 6, 2021). Kids age 12 & under and guests 90 & older are always free!

Please note season passes may be purchased online or in person at the Hoover Ticket Office, 115 Third Street, during select hours beginning in April. Season passes ordered online can be mailed, but please allow a minimum of two weeks for arrival. Call the Lakeside Administration Office at 419.798.4461 for current hours of operation for the Hoover Ticket Office.

Purchasing a Daily Chautauqua Pass (full day) and Daily Auto Pass includes admittance to the Lakeside Chautauqua grounds and daily entertainment, access to the pool, and these additional benefits. Daily passes may be ordered online and, beginning May 28, picked up at the Welcome Center located at our South Gate entrance (off of State Route 163). Daily passes may also be purchased directly at the Fifth Street and South Gate ticket booths.

Once on site keep your Chautauqua Pass close by, as you must present it upon entering and exiting at the Lakeside Chautauqua gates (as well as your Auto Pass).

Discounted Gift Cards
Gift cards may be purchased at a discounted rate by Adult Season Chautauqua Passholders. Each Adult Season Chautauqua Passholder may purchase gift cards up to $600 in value at the discounted rate of 15% off. Gift cards are available in multiples of $200 in value for a price of $170 each. For details, call 419.798.4461.


Free Admission Schedule

Lakeside offers year-round programming. Admission and parking is free from the day after Labor Day until the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day (May 27 - Sept. 6, 2021) Lakeside requires all guests and residents to purchase a daily or seasonal Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass. During the gated season there are a variety of complimentary pass options including a 90-minute Shop and Dine pass. Please see below for additional details.


Daily Chautauqua Passes

May 28 - Sept. 6, 2021

Adult: $17
Youth (ages 13-24): $10

This pass is valid for the day of admission until 7 p.m. the following day. Auto Pass not included. Purchase Daily Chautauqua Passes and Daily Auto Passes online prior to your arrival, upon entering the gates of Lakeside or at the Hoover Ticket Office. Passes purchased online will be available for pickup at the South Gate entrance starting May 28.

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Daily Auto Passes

May 28-Sept. 6, 2021

Daily Auto Pass (inside Lakeside gates): $13
Daily Auto Pass (South Gate Parking Lot): $7
Daily Auto Pass (Danbury School Parking Lot): $2

All parking is based on availability. The Danbury School Parking Lot is available from May 28-Aug. 15, 2021. Upon receiving your Daily Auto Pass, please place it in the lower left corner of your windshield. The Safety Services Department will review Auto Passes in vehicle windshields as part of their daily routine. Purchase Daily Auto Passes online, upon entering the gates of Lakeside or at the Hoover Ticket Office. Passes purchased online will be available for pickup at the South Gate entrance starting May 22.

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Season Chautauqua Passes

May 28-Sept. 6, 2021

Adult: $525
Youth (ages 13-24): $275

A Daily or Season Chautauqua Pass is required May 28-Sept. 6, 2021. Purchase Season Chautauqua Passes online prior to your arrival or at the Hoover Ticket Office. Auto Pass not included.

Gift cards may be purchased at a discounted rate by Adult Season Chautauqua Passholders. Each Adult Season Chautauqua Passholder may purchase gift cards up to $600 in value at the discounted rate of 15% off. Gift cards are available in multiples of $200 in value for a price of $170 each. For details, call 419.798.4461.

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Season Auto & Golf Cart Passes

May 28-Sept. 6, 2021

Season Auto Pass: $230
Season Golf Cart Pass: $205

A Daily or Season Auto Pass is required May 28-Sept. 6, 2021. All parking is based on availability. No motorcycles or trailers are permitted within the Lakeside Chautauqua gates during this time frame. The Danbury School Parking lot is available May 28-Aug. 15, 2021. Purchase Season Auto and Golf Cart Passes online prior to your arrival or at the Hoover Ticket Office.

Upon receiving your Season Auto Pass and/or Golf Cart Pass, please place it in the lower left corner of your windshield. The Safety Services Department will review Auto Passes in vehicle windshields as part of their daily routine.

Golf carts are only licensed by the season and must pass a Lakeside Chautauqua Safety Services inspection. Download the 2021 Golf Cart Inspection Form.

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  • $13 Daily Auto (inside Lakeside gates), $7 Daily Auto (South Gate Parking Lot) and $2 (Danbury School Parking Lot).
  • All parking is based on availability. No motorcycles or trailers are permitted within the Lakeside Chautauqua gates during the summer season. The Danbury School Parking Lot is available from May 28-Aug. 15, 2021.
  • Purchase Daily Auto Passes online prior to your arrival starting May 15. Passes purchased online will be available for pickup at the South Gate entrance starting May 28.

Complimentary Passes

Information coming soon!