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Festival on the Green

Santa Anita Park (Arcadia, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

65 ratings
4.4 average rating
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51 events
43 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

I misunderstood the program when I purchased tickets. I mainly wanted to go because Derek Hough was appearing, and the title was "Dance Fever," so I thought it was a... continued

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30 events
16 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The venue at Santa Anita Park is inferior to the previous Arboretum location. The walk from the parking lot to the green forces you to go through a tunnel both in and... continued

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8 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

We enjoyed it. However, it was misrepresented. Derek Hough danced only TWICE!!
We went to the event to see him dance and when his dancing consumed only about 10-15 minutes of the program it was extremely disappointing.

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15 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

First impressions set the tone, so to start with: How bleepin' DARE they charge $15.00 for parking? Sure, we could have cruised the streets and schlepped our picnic a... continued

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7 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

I was really disappointed. I expected more dance music as the event was titled "Dance Fever". Derek Hough only danced twice!! Most of the music played was sad - not at all joyfull. Derek did sing twice and did a good job of it.

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J
21 events
5 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Plenty of parking spaces but kind of expensive. Not to many options for food vendors and also expensive. Less expensive to bring your own food and drinks. Got upgraded... continued

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107 events
73 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Always a great time with Calphil.

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58 events
49 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Beautigul setting and concert was very good. Performed Andrew Lloyd Webber and Puccini so well. The singing artists were excellent.

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28 events
8 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Delightful evening. Piano fabulous. Vocalists very good. Great music, nice venue, very well organized. Nice touch - students offering to carry chairs.

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13 events
8 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

I took my mom who is in a wheelchair and it worked out really well. There are plenty of volunteer helpers to aid you to your seat. I really needed one when I had... continued

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21 events
8 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Wonderful show, beautiful setting -- a great evening. We relaxed with friends and enjoyed an eclectic mix of music performed by the Cal Symphony -- even had the extra... continued

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7 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Special guest stars were fantastic! The conductor and orchestra were fantastic! Had a great time!

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3 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

We loved the conference but were disappointed with the seating. I thought that my Red Velvet membership and the Section B Special would mean better seating than we got.... continued

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11 events
1 review
21 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The parking charge of $14.00 must be factored in when buying the tickets as it is disproportionate to the ticket price and significantly raises the expense for the evening. Otherwise, it was wonderful.

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Dev
40 events
23 reviews
177 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Cal Phil. What can be better? Wonderful venue. Jazz on the green while dining beforehand. Punctual start with a respectful audience. Spectacular performance. Wonderful eve enjoying the pleasures of an L.A. summer outdoors.

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49 events
23 reviews
38 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Venue is difficult to find due to a lack of signage and an incorrect address; the concert is NOT at 285 W. Huntington as indicated in the offer. We were seated in... continued

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Pam
68 events
14 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Always a great event. But I really like it better at the Arboretum.

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40 events
13 reviews
26 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Great great venue and an amazing orchestra. Great to take kids and introduce to classical music. Loved the fact we could pack our own picnic basket etc. free pony rides and free face painting as well,

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26 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Great show! Well oiled, staged and performed - a highly talented group of musicians who gel well together.

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20 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

One of the best evenings ever!!!!!!!

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