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 16 @ 9:00 am

Breakfast with Santa

Hurlbut Church

December 16 @ 11:00 am

Breakfast with Santa

Hurlbut Church

April 8, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

Solar Eclipse Spectacular

Chautauqua Golf Club

June 24, 2024 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 22–29)

Jon Meacham

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 24, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Ilana Kaufman

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 25, 2024 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 22–29)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night

Amphitheater

June 26, 2024 @ 10:45 am Week One (June 22–29)

Andrew H. Card Jr.

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

June 26, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

PJ Andrews

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

June 27, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week One (June 22–29)

George Yancey

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 1, 2024 @ 10:45 am Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Joanna Stern

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 1, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Nicholas Carr

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 2, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

School of Music Piano Guest Faculty Recital: Jon Nakamatsu

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 3, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Sigal Samuel

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 3, 2024 @ 8:15 pm

All-Star Dance Gala

Amphitheater

July 4, 2024 @ 10:00 am Week Two (June 29–July 6)

4th of July Parade

Colonnade Steps

July 4, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Sylvester Johnson

Hall of Missions | CHQ Assembly

July 4, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

School of Music Piano Faculty Recital: Alexander Kobrin, Heintzelman Family Artistic Advisor

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 5, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Two (June 29–July 6)

Matthew Crawford

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 8, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

Tara Isabella Burton

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 9, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

School of Music Piano Guest Faculty Recital: Alexander Kobrin

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 10, 2024 @ 10:45 am Week Three (July 6–13)

Kai Bird

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 10, 2024 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Amphitheater

July 11, 2024 @ 3:30 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

Dan Egan

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 12, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Three (July 6–13)

Ryan Burge

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 13, 2024 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Paul Taylor Dance Company with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 14, 2024 @ 2:30 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Chautauqua School of Dance: Student Gala I

Amphitheater

July 15, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Bob Roberts & Imam Mohamed Magid

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 15, 2024 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Music School Festival Orchestra - Opening Night

Amphitheater

July 16, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

School of Music Piano Guest Faculty Recital: Anna Genuishene

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 16, 2024 @ 6:30 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Opera Conservatory: Alcina

McKnight Hall

July 18, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Audrey Truschke

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 18, 2024 @ 6:30 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Opera Conservatory: Alcina

McKnight Hall

July 19, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Four (July 13–20)

Conrad Hackett

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 21, 2024 @ 2:30 pm Week Six (July 27–August 3)

Chautauqua Piano Program Showcase

Amphitheater

July 22, 2024 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Chautauqua School of Dance with the Music School Festival Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 23, 2024 @ 10:45 am Week Five (July 20–27)

Margaret Sullivan

Amphitheater | CHQ Assembly

July 23, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Sohrab Ahmari

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 23, 2024 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Buffalo Day Special Panel Presentation

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 23, 2024 @ 4:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

School of Music Piano Guest Faculty Recital: Norman Krieger

Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

July 25, 2024 @ 2:00 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly

July 25, 2024 @ 3:30 pm Week Five (July 20–27)

Geraldine Brooks

Hall of Philosophy | CHQ Assembly