Events

Whether you attend a single weekend performance with a friend or immerse yourself in nine weeks of classes, lectures and events with your partner – Chautauqua never disappoints. Here, there’s always more to experience and learn for visitors of all ages and walks of life.

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December 9 @ 8:00 am

CHQ Backstage: Do The Hustle

CHQ Assembly

December 17 @ 9:00 am

Breakfast with Santa

Hurlbut Church

December 17 @ 11:00 am

Breakfast with Santa

Hurlbut Church

December 21 @ 8:00 am

CLSC - Outlawed with Anna North

CHQ Assembly

December 23 @ 8:00 am

CHQ Backstage: Hope Boykin

CHQ Assembly

December 23 @ 8:00 am

Hope Boykin - Performance

CHQ Assembly

January 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am

Heritage Lecture Series: Jeremy Genovese

CHQ Assembly

June 28, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 24–July 1)

Marisa G. Franco

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 29, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: “Opening Night”

Amphitheater

June 30, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 24–July 1)

Sean Astin

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 30, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Amphitheater

July 3, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (July 1–8)

Music School Festival Orchestra - Opening Night

Amphitheater

July 4, 2023 @ 8:00 pm Week Two (July 1–8)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "Independence Day Celebration"

Amphitheater

July 7, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Two (July 1–8)

Will Shortz

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 7, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (July 1–8)

Straight No Chaser

Amphitheater

July 8, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

Natalie Merchant with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 10, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Three (July 8–15)

Bill Kristol

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 10, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

Music School Festival Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 14, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

Amphitheater

July 15, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Opera & Pops

Amphitheater

July 18, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Four (July 15–22)

Kate Bowler

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 19, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Four (July 15–22)

Brian Greene

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 19, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

Chanticleer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 21, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Four (July 15–22)

Mónica Guzmán

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 24, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Five (July 22–29)

Paul M. Romer

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 24, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 22–29)

Chautauqua School of Dance with the Music School Festival Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 31, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Six (July 29–August 5)

Maureen Corrigan

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 2, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Six (July 29–August 5)

Kwame Alexander

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 4, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Six (July 29–August 5)

Kim Stanley Robinson

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 8, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Seven (August 5–12)

Kevin Fedarko & Pete McBride

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 9, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Seven (August 5–12)

The Washington Ballet

Amphitheater

August 10, 2023 @ 3:30 pm Week Seven (August 5–12)

CLSC - Damnation Spring with Ash Davidson

Hall of Philosophy

August 12, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

The Washington Ballet with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Amphitheater

August 13, 2023 @ 2:30 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

Chautauqua School of Dance Student Gala II

Amphitheater

August 14, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

Music School Festival Orchestra

Amphitheater

August 17, 2023 @ 3:30 pm

CLSC - American Midnight with Adam Hochschild

Hall of Philosophy

August 18, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

Girl Named Tom

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 20, 2023 @ 12:00 pm Week Nine (August 19–27)

Chautauqua Food Festival

Bestor Plaza

August 23, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Nine (August 19–27)

Angélique Kidjo

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

August 23, 2023 @ 8:15 pm Week Nine (August 19–27)

An Evening With Angélique Kidjo

Amphitheater

August 25, 2023 @ 10:45 am Week Nine (August 19–27)

Her Majesty Queen Noor

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly