Eat, Drink, & Shop
Chautauqua Institution’s historic and picturesque grounds are open throughout the year for shopping, dining and exploring.
What’s Open Right Now?
Daily: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Gallery Store
Friday & Saturday: 1–4 p.m.
CHQ Common Grounds
Daily: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Volunteers have complimentary coffee, tea and treats available every day in Hultquist Center.
Smith Memorial Library
Monday: Noon–6 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday: 12–3 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–Noon
Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Saturday & Sunday: 1–3 p.m. weather permitting
Dec. 23–Feb. 25 (No rides on Chrsitmas Eve)
Purchase tickets at the Chautauqua Bookstore.
Explore all the dining options on the grounds.
Sit on the patio and enjoy delicious food, beautiful weather and stimulating conversations at the Athenaeum’s Heirloom Restaurant.
Shopping & Services
Take a look at the unique stores and businesses that complement Chautauqua Institution’s offerings.