Member Corner

Thank you for your membership. Your support reaffirms the Festival's founding principle that classical music, performed by a world-class orchestra and chorus can have a transformative impact on our city.

Common Questions

How can I become a member?

We're here to help! You can send an email to, call 312.742.7647 between 10AM and 4PM weekdays or explore the membership page. As the member program supports free concerts for all, your membership is 100% tax deductible.

Where can I find program notes?

You can pick up a program book from an usher or view program notes alongside each concert description on the website.

Can I request a guest pass?

Guest passes are part of some membership packages. You can request your passes over the phone or via email. Passes are to be picked up at the Patron Service Center on the night of the concert. Additionally, you may purchase One Night Passes at a special member discount.

Yellow and Orange memberships - 1 guest pass
Green and Blue memberships - 2 guest passes
Purple memberships - 4 guest passes

What if I can’t make it to a concert?

Members can contact Patron Services to make exchanges. Please release unused seats so that we can fill the house!

I misplaced my seating pass. Can I request a replacement?

Yes, we can easily reprint your passes at the Patron Service Center on the day of the concert. The Center is located on the upper walkway to the west of the Pavilion.

How do I get there via public transportation?

There are many options:

CTA Trains: exit Lake, Washington or Wabash and walk east.
CTA Bus: 3, 4, 6, J14, 20, 56, 60, 124, 146, 147, 151, 157
Metra: Metra Electric District and South Shore Line service Millennium Park Station, located underneath the Park.

Where do I park?

All members are entitled to discounted on-site parking for Festival concert nights in the Millennium Park Garage, located at 5 S Columbus Drive, just under the Pavilion. In order to take advantage of the discount, you must fill out and submit the parking form prior to arriving for your first concert. Here's how it works:

  1. After purchasing a membership, fill out the discounted parking form you receive via email. If you are renewing a card, include your prior card's number on the form.

    You can return your completed form by:
    - Emailing us at least three business days prior to your first concert
    - Emailing
  2. - Bringing the form to the garage to be processed on site
  4. Once your form has been processed, you may collect your discount card from the garage office just down the ramp inside the entrance to the garage. You must pick up your discount card before passing through the gate inside the parking garage.
  5. Each time before you park, use your keycard to enter the facility. Do not take a ticket. Your discount will be applied upon exit.
Is the Pavilion wheelchair accessible?

Yes! Millennium Park was designed with this in mind. Please visit our accessibility page for details. For further information, you can reach out to one of our associates in Patron Services via email or at 312.742.7647.

Did the Festival receive my donation?

The Grant Park Music Festival will email an acknowledgment letter to you within one week of your donation. If you did not receive an acknowledgment letter, please contact Patron Services.

Is my membership tax deductible?

Yes, the Grant Park Orchestral Association is a 501c(3) public charity. Any membership to the Festival is considered a contribution and is 100% tax deductible. As our way of saying thank you, you have access to reserved seats and other member benefits.

Where is the Patron Service Center?

For your convenience, the Patron Service Center is located on the upper walkway to the west of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Center opens 90 minutes before the start of each concert. Otherwise, the Patron Services team can be reached by phone at 312.742.7647 between 10 AM and 4 PM on weekdays or by email at

Contact Patron Services

By Phone

Mon–Fri: 10AM–4PM
Sat: 2PM–6PM (on concert days)
You may also schedule a phone call with a Patron Services specialist.

In Person

Our Patron Service Center opens 90 minutes before each concert and is located on the upper walkway on the western side of the Pavilion near the Washington Street entrance.