Pop/Rock ConcertsClassical Events (Ballet & Orchestra)Jazz Festival
LIVE NATION does not allow patrons to bring alcohol

Guests are welcome to bring the following items:

  • Backpacks
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets/towels
  • Factory sealed water bottles up to 1 gallon per person
  • Food (in a clear plastic bags)
  • Lawn chairs under 24” (from ground to seat)
  • Ponchos/Rain Jackets
  • Purses
  • Small digital cameras (no detachable lenses)
  • Soft coolers
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas

For your safety and enjoyment, please leave the following items at home:

  • Animals/pets
  • Beverages other than sealed bottles of water
  • Bicycles
  • Cooking equipment
  • Fireworks
  • Glass of any kind
  • GoPros
  • Hard coolers (Coolers ARE allowed at the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival)
  • Illegal substances
  • iPads/Tablets
  • Knives
  • Laser pens
  • Rollerblades
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Skateboards
  • Video recording equipment
  • Wagons
  • Weapons
  • Alcohol is permitted on premises
  • No Pets, Roller-blades, Skateboards or Bikes
  • No Cameras, Video or Recording Equipment
  • No Grills, Hibachis or Cooking Equipment
  • It is a VIOLATION of NYS Law to carry or possess any firearm, knife, weapon or fireworks on Park Property
  • No Smoking in the center lawn area
  • Alcohol is permitted on premises
  • Coolers are permitted on premises
  • No Pets, Roller-blades. Skateboards or Bikes
  • No Grills, Hibachis or Cooking Equipment
  • No Glass of any kind
  • No Beer Kegs or Beer Balls
  • It is a VIOLATION of NYS Law to carry or possess any firearm, knife, weapon or fireworks on Park Property
  • Jazz Festival Camera Policy
    • OK: Personal hand-held cameras (i.e. small digital or point-and-click cameras; no long/large/zoom/detachable lenses; no tripods; no pro cameras)
    • NOT OK: Professional or pro-sumer cameras and/or equipment (no large/long/zoom/detachable lenses or tripods)

Smoking is not permitted within the Live Nation Family Zones on the Lawn

All ground rules are subject to change.

Helpful Hints

All Venues

  • Children under 2 years admitted free to all events. If adults have inside seats they may sit in the adult patrons lap but may not utilize an additional seat unless purchased for them.
  • If someone has a medical condition that requires syringes or special medical attention, they should alert the SPAC staff on arrival who will notify SPAC Medical to discuss your needs.
  • Beer is normally sold at all events. Picture ID required for all ages.
  • We do not make public announcements during any performance. If you need to locate someone make sure you know your party’s seat location.

Live Nation

  • Gates open a minimum of 1 hour prior to MOST Live Nation events.
  • Parking lots open a minimum of 2 hours prior to MOST Live Nation events.
  • Due to crowd size, handicap carts are not available during Pop/Rock Concerts.
  • If you are concerned about your child’s safety, we suggest purchasing a lawn seat and accompanying him/her.
  • When picking children up, we suggest arriving at least 1/2 hour before the concert ends or you may not be able to get into the parking lot.
  • Camping on NYS Park Grounds is prohibited. Go to www.saratoga.org for information about local campgrounds.

Classical Season Performances

  • Gates open 1 hour prior to matinee classical events
  • Gates open 2 hours prior to evening classical events
  • Handicap carts are available during Classical Season events