Chautauqua Institution

Popular Entertainment

Our Popular Entertainment events feature a dynamic mix of artists, musicians, entertainers and speakers, and attract crowds to our our 4,000-seat, open-air Amphitheater. The Family Entertainment Series features free performances each Tuesday evening (during the Chautauqua season) in Smith-Wilkes Hall. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. Sunday Entertainment is free at Chautauqua; your free admission to the grounds includes an afternoon show in the Amphitheater.

June 25, 2016
  • The Temptations and the Four Tops

    Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 08:15pm
    Location: Amphitheater

    Two Motown Originators. One Legendary Night.  The Temptations are the quintessential Motown vocal group. The quintet offered a rich blend of ...

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July 06, 2016
August 05, 2016
  • Straight No Chaser

    Friday, August 05, 2016 | 08:15pm
    Location: Amphitheater

    Straight No Chaser has emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with ...

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August 13, 2016
  • Chris Botti & Joshua Bell

    Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 08:15pm
    Location: Amphitheater

    It’s a double billing of out-of-this stratosphere musicianship as two renowned Grammy winners take the stage. Chris Botti has sold ...

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