Harris Theater Seating Policy

Some Grant Park Music Festival concerts take place indoors at the Harris Theater. Here is a guide.

Upcoming Grant Park Orchestra Concerts at the Harris Theater

Friday, August 2 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 PM

Seating for Festival Members

Members and One Night Pass Holders receive access to a premium seating area close to the stage on the main floor (Orchestra Level) of the Harris Theater. Festival ushers are available to assist you in finding your seating section.

To access the Members and One Night Pass Holders seating area, simply show your current Membership Card or your One Night Member Pass as you enter the building 
from either the upper level lobby (on Randolph Street) or lower level lobby (via the Millennium Park garage elevator).  

Free Seating
For both concerts, there are seats that are free and open to the public in the rear orchestra section and in all balconies; available on a first-come, first-served basis. No tickets or passes are required. Use the Level 5 entrance of the Harris Theater to access these seats.

Late Seating
All late seating will directed to sit in the balcony, including members. There will be no late seating on the orchestra floor. 

General Information

The lobby opens 90 minutes prior to concert-time and the house opens for seating 30 minutes prior. Patrons may enter from either the upper level lobby (on Randolph Street) or lower level lobby (via the Millennium Park garage elevator).

One Night Passes Only $25

Not a member but want to sit up close? Reserve a One Night Member Pass for only $25! You may order these passes by calling 312.742.7647

Pre-Concert Lecture
The pre-concert lectures will begin one hour before each concert in the Harris Theater Donor Lounge on the 2nd floor. Capacity for this lecture is limited; please plan to arrive early in order to attend.

Patron Service Center

During Festival performances at the Harris Theater, Patron Services is located in the lobby on Level 5, off of Randolph Street.