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Grounds Rules

Coming to SPAC? Learn how to make your visit a fun, safe experience!

POP/ROCK CONCERTS

(LIVE NATION DOES NOT ALLOW PATRONS TO BRING ALCOHOL)

Guests are welcome to bring the following items:

  • Food (in a clear, 1 gallon plastic bag)
  • Factory sealed water bottles up to 1 gallon
  • Blankets
  • Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Backpacks
  • Purses
  • Small lawn chairs
  • Umbrellas
  • Ponchos/Rain Jackets

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

  • Coolers (Coolers ARE allowed at the Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival)
  • Animals/pets
  • Laser pens
  • Cooking equipment
  • Bikes
  • Rollerblades
  • Skateboards
  • Illegal substances
  • Glass of any kind
  • Weapons
  • Knives
  • Fireworks

CLASSICAL EVENTS (BALLET & ORCHESTRA)

  • 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

JAZZ FESTIVAL

  • 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

  • Gates open 1 hour prior to MOST Live Nation events.
  • Gates open 2 hours prior to classical events.
  • Parking lots open 2 hours prior to MOST Live Nation events.
  • 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.
  • We do not make public announcements during any performance. If you need to locate someone make sure you know your party's seat location.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Due to crowd size, handicap carts are not available during Pop/Rock Concerts.
  • Camping on NYS Park Grounds is prohibited. Go to www.saratoga.org for information about local campgrounds.
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