Botanical Gardens Concerts

Special Needs Concerts are presented on a grass park like setting. All guests are welcome to bring either a blanket to sit on, or a low back chair (8” max from ground to seat bottom, and 30” max to top of chair in highest position). However, a designated area offering a limited number of spaces is held in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to accommodate guests with mobility impairment disabilities and their companions.  This space is designed to accommodate guests with accessible needs, up to three companions per accessible needs guest, and companions’ low-back chairs.We encourage all guests with special needs to contact the Taco Bell Arena Box Office at 426-1766, and every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate the need. As accommodations are limited, we can better serve those who assist us with advance coordination. Once on site, should you require any assistance or have any questions, look for our guest service personnel or Garden volunteer– they are there to help you! After the Idaho Botanical Garden member line opens, concertgoers with mobility impairment disabilities and up to three companions may enter through the member gate. Please see guest service personnel for early access, or if you need assistance through the grass terrain. Parking Staff will direct concertgoers with vehicles displaying an ADA license plate or placard to the ADA parking areas (limited availability). Guests with accessible needs can also be dropped off close to the Outlaw Field entrance near the Idaho Botanical Garden Administration building. Please look for the directional signage to guide you.  A golf cart will be available for transport for those needing assistance to and from the Idaho Botanical Garden parking lots and Outlaw Field entrance points.   Golf cart transport will also be available immediately following the end of the concerts. An ADA accessible shuttle is available to and from BODO, operating from 1.5 hours prior to show start until immediately after show end. A limited quantity of Assisted Listening Devices will be available for check out, please see a guest services staff, or IBG volunteer for assistance.botanical gardens concerts 1Concerts are presented on a grass park like setting. All guests are welcome to bring either a blanket to sit on, or a low back chair (8” max from ground to seat bottom, and 30” max to top of chair in highest position). However, a designated area offering a limited number of spaces is held in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to accommodate guests with mobility impairment disabilities and their companions.  This space is designed to accommodate guests with accessible needs, up to three companions per accessible needs guest, and companions’ low-back chairs.We encourage all guests with special needs to contact the Taco Bell Arena Box Office at 426-1766, and every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate the need. As accommodations are limited, we can better serve those who assist us with advance coordination. Once on site, should you require any assistance or have any questions, look for our guest service personnel or Garden volunteer– they are there to help you! After the Idaho Botanical Garden member line opens, concertgoers with mobility impairment disabilities and up to three companions may enter through the member gate. Please see guest service personnel for early access, or if you need assistance through the grass terrain. Parking Staff will direct concertgoers with vehicles displaying an ADA license plate or placard to the ADA parking areas (limited availability). Guests with accessible needs can also be dropped off close to the Outlaw Field entrance near the Idaho Botanical Garden Administration building. Please look for the directional signage to guide you.  A golf cart will be available for transport for those needing assistance to and from the Idaho Botanical Garden parking lots and Outlaw Field entrance points.   Golf cart transport will also be available immediately following the end of the concerts. An ADA accessible shuttle is available to and from BODO, operating from 1.5 hours prior to show start until immediately after show end. A limited quantity of Assisted Listening Devices will be available for check out, please see a guest services staff, or IBG volunteer for assistance.botanical gardens concerts 2Different rules apply to Outlaw Field Concerts. GENERAL ADMISSION Outlaw Field Concerts take place outdoors on a large, grassy field and are typically all general admission shows. Guests are encouraged to be courteous to others, however they are welcome to enjoy the concert while standing, sitting, and/or dancing. We find that guests in the front quarter of the field, closest to the stage, will often be standing or dancing. Guests are welcome to find a spot for their blanket or chairs wherever they feel comfortable within the field’s perimeters.  Please avoid standing on pathways obstructing concert-goers passing by and the view of those sitting on the edge of pathways. Please contact us at 208-343-8649 for more information on what to expect at an Outlaw Field Concert. WEATHER All concerts are held rain or shine. Be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind, or rain. Dress accordingly, as the temperature may drop noticeably after sunset. No umbrellas please. SMOKING To protect our collections and concertgoers, the Idaho Botanical Garden is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. Thank you for your cooperation. PHOTOGRAPHY Cameras with removable lens, video cameras and recording devices are prohibited. At some shows no photography will be allowed. FOOD Food and beverages will be available for sale. You are welcome to bring a cooler and pack your own picnic. All beverages must be sealed/unopened before entering Garden. Guests may bring one non-alcoholic, sealed, beverage per person. Empty water bottles may be filled up with water at no cost inside. No alcohol, knives, or glass containers may be brought inside. On-site cooking or barbecues are not allowed. Please pack out whatever you bring into the venue. NO RE-ENTRY Once you have entered through the gate, you may not exit and re-enter. You are welcome to bring food, blankets, low-rise chairs, etc. into the venue with you. Be prepared for weather extremes such as heat, wind, or rain. Bring a jacket, as the temperature may drop noticeably after sunset. CHAIR & BLANKET RULES Low back chairs are welcome. • 8” max from ground to front of seat bottom • 30” max to top of chair back in highest position PLEASE NOTE: The Garden will be closed to the public for the Outlaw Field concert dates.botanical gardens concerts 3These concerts allow Milwaukee residents the opportunity to appreciate the The Boerner Botanical Gardens while enjoying a mixture of musical genres. Food and beverages are available for purchase at the concerts, however, guests are also allowed to bring their own food.botanical gardens concerts 4Garden members enjoy additional special benefits at the Outlaw Field concerts. Show your Idaho Botanical Garden membership card to enjoy a members-only entrance line staffed by friendly Garden volunteers, sign up at the Garden member’s booth for special passes to other Garden events, and more.botanical gardens concerts 5Outlaw Field Concerts take place outdoors on a large, grassy field and are typically all general admission shows. Guests are encouraged to be courteous to others, however they are welcome to enjoy the concert while standing, sitting, and/or dancing. We find that guests in the front quarter of the field, closest to the stage, will often be standing or dancing.botanical gardens concerts 6All concerts are held rain or shine. Be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind, or rain. Dress accordingly, as the temperature may drop noticeably after sunset. No umbrellas please.botanical gardens concerts 7Whitaker Music Festival 123456 Birds singing in the warm, rose-scented evenings signal it’s time for the summer Whitaker Music Festival. The open-air festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every June through August. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper, baskets or coolers. Picnic fare, beer, wine, soda and sno-cones are also available for purchase on-site. The festival is funded by the Whitaker Foundation, which supports St. Louis arts and parks to promote common heritage, celebrate diversity and encourage vitality within the community. Media Partner:botanical gardens concerts 8123456 Birds singing in the warm, rose-scented evenings signal it’s time for the summer Whitaker Music Festival. The open-air festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every June through August. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper, baskets or coolers. Picnic fare, beer, wine, soda and sno-cones are also available for purchase on-site. The festival is funded by the Whitaker Foundation, which supports St. Louis arts and parks to promote common heritage, celebrate diversity and encourage vitality within the community. Media Partner:botanical gardens concerts 9Birds singing in the warm, rose-scented evenings signal it’s time for the summer Whitaker Music Festival. The open-air festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every June through August. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper, baskets or coolers. Picnic fare, beer, wine, soda and sno-cones are also available for purchase on-site. The festival is funded by the Whitaker Foundation, which supports St. Louis arts and parks to promote common heritage, celebrate diversity and encourage vitality within the community. Media Partner:

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