Tips for Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens

160 N. Forest Oak Park IL 60301
4.4 by 396 members
Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens 4.3782828282828286 out of 5 396

101 Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens Tips

  • Casual 2
  • Pack a picnic 3
The weather was cold, but clear.. I wore a sweater, two sweatshirts and a blanket. .
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Bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. Also a blanket or throw incase the temp drops
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Pack a picnic or grab to go at one of the establishments nearby.
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The weather was Sunny and cool. It got really cool an hour in. I wore Jeans a t-shirt and carried a sweatshirt which came in handy.
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You can bring a picnic which we did, but next time I would order a pizza from Lou Malnatti's take out just down the alley way and bring it to enjoy at the park. Or go early and eat at any of the cute restaurants that are very nearby. Oak Park is beautiful.
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Scott S.
The weather was cool but comfortable.. I wore pants and a summer top but did have my jacket for later in the evening.
To Kill a Mockingbird
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Arrive early enough to get a good lawn seat
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The weather was Partly cloudy . I wore Collared t shirt and shorts with sandals. .
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There are lots of casual dining options on Lake St (one block S) in case you want to eat indoors before the show.
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It's a good idea to get early and score seats up front. We thought we did, but then a couple decided to sit down right in front of us in packable chairs!
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Scott S.
parking is expensive if you use the lot across the street & come early to picnic.
Twelfth Night
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Failed to check the student price of the show on Oak Park Festival Theatre's website. Wound up paying MORE with Goldstar for a ticket and service fee than I would have if I'd bought the ticket at the gate. And since this is theater under the stars, there's no chance it would sell out.
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Free street parking can be had northeast of the theater.
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Sometimes there is street parking, but the lot across the street is easy ($4) and you don't have to wait in the pay line if you are paying by credit card - go directly to gate and use CC there.
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This is a perfect picnic spot. Come early, get a good place up front and enjoy your goodies and wine.
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The weather was perfect, but could be chilly after dard. I wore a sweater and sandals, with a blanket.
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Attend on Sunday evening and parking across the street in the parking garage is FREE!
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You can sit on the lawn - bring a blanket - or bring your own chair, or rent a stackable plastic chair for $2.
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There are many restautants int he area, but a picnic is your best choice. They have soft drinks and snacks for sale.
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Traffic along lake Street in downtonw Oak Park can be very busy. Allow extra time!
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