Know Before You Go

From parking to accessibility and more, plan for your visit to Chautaqua Auditorium, the performance home of the Festival.

At the Festival

<strong>01</strong> Getting Here

Free Shuttle

Ride Boulder’s FREE Hop 2 Chautauqua shuttle. Free round-trip shuttle service begins 90 minutes before the concert. After the concert, catch the shuttle on the east side of Chautauqua Auditorium.

For more information, including schedules and map, visit

Share a Ride

Order an Uber or Lyft to Chautauqua Dining Hall, then take a short walk to the Auditorium.

<strong>02</strong> Map of Chautauqua

<strong>03</strong> Parking at Chautauqua

Parking at Chautauqua is limited. If you drive, we suggest you allow ample time for parking your car. Outside Chautauqua’s grounds, parking is allowed on both sides of Baseline Road during summer evenings.

ADA-accessible parking is available in the parking lot south of the Academic Hall. For easy access to this lot, enter Chautauqua Park via 12th Street.

You can pay at one of the five pay stations along Baseline, or save time by downloading the ParkMobile app. Visit for more info.

<strong>04</strong> Wheelchair Accessible Seating

Wheelchair-accessible seating is available on the south side of the hall adjacent to section AL as well as at the back of section A. To purchase, look online for the wheelchair symbol or call the Chautauqua Box Office at 303-440-7666.

Chautauqua Auditorium is accessible to individuals with disabilities. For full information, visit the Chautauqua FAQs page.

<strong>05</strong> ADA Accessibility at Chautauqua

Chautauqua maintains a useful list addressing accessible parking, service animals, ADA restroom facilities, assistive listening devices, and more. Please visit the Chautauqua website for more information.

Chautauqua Auditorium is accessible to individuals with disabilities. For full information, visit the Chautauqua FAQs page.

<strong>06</strong> Lawn and Outdoor Seating

We recognize that many people enjoy overhearing our concerts from the area surrounding Chautauqua Auditorium. We are unable to sell tickets for seating outside of the Auditorium. If you plan to enjoy most of a concert from outside of the venue, we ask you to consider purchasing a ticket or making a donation in order to help compensate the staff and musicians working so hard to create these fantastic musical experiences.

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