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151 Star Starred
Ravinia Pavilion
200 Ravinia Park Road Highland Park, IL 60035
847-266-5100
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PatB
Beautiful picnic park w great sound system. But-- picnic means lots and lots of schlepping! Restaurants are either expensive, have long lines, or awkward/no seating. We either eat before and carry wine in and enjoy it on a bench before show or we eat at restaurant in Highland Oark and carry wine in to enjoy on a bench before show. There are also picnic tables in NECorner if we bring food- then enjoy wine on a bench before the show. No schlepping required to enjoy the lovely place.
Singer-Songwriter Lyle Lovett & His Large Band dining Aug 04 2014 star this tip starred
PatB
Park has excellent sound system but you can't see stage from lawn. And you can bring food or drink into pavilion. Not a single bad seat in the pavilion. Big stage and 2 huge screens.
Singer-Songwriter Lyle Lovett & His Large Band info Aug 04 2014 star this tip starred
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29 events
28 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 22 2012

ENJOYED!!
Mostly a 50+ crowd
I've seen Michael McDonald and Donald Fagen before, but never Boz Scraggs. Their band was GREAT, back-up singers AWESOME. Boz Scraggs did a duet with back-up singer, "OFF DA HOOK." A standing ovation WELL-DESERVED. ...continued

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6 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 22 2012

GREAT SHOW! EACH ARTIST PLAYED THEIR HITS AND THEY SEEMED TO REALLY ENJOY IT! TRUE PROFESSIONALS! FIRST TIME SEEING BOZ SCAGGS AND HE WAS GREAT!

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14 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 22 2012

We enjoyed this event! The park was fairly full and attendees were for the most part +50 with some youngsters thrown in the mix. The tickets were at the Will Call Window as expected, the seats were in the back of the pavilion, however, as we...continued

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Description

_Please note:

This is an open-air venue, so please dress for the weather._

About the Ticket Supplier: Ravinia Festival

There's more to Ravinia than merely the world's greatest music. For as many people who walk through Ravinia's gate each summer, there are just as many ways to enjoy what they call "The Ravinia Experience."

For some, it all starts with a picnic picked up along the way, followed by a hop on the train and greeting your friends at your favorite spot on the lawn. Gradually, day turns into evening, and from the comfort of your perfect lawn spot, it culminates in a great concert by candlelight as you gaze at the stars above.

For others, it's a dinner reservation at one of Ravinia's popular on-site restaurants followed by a casual stroll to the Pavilion, where you go to see and hear the stars on the stage.

Bring your own lavish picnic, treat yourself to an ice cream cone at intermission, or just come as you are and leave the details to them.

Since 1904, Ravinia has been Chicago's "sound of summer," a place where you can meet up with your friends, have a wonderful time and hear some of the greatest music in the world. They've got stars on the stage and stars in the sky, and it's all within your reach. Enjoy!