Tips for Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens

160 N. Forest Oak Park IL 60301
4.4 by 413 members
Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens 4.35230024213075 out of 5 413

101 Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens Tips

  • Casual 2
  • Pack a picnic 3
3 events
1 review
1 stars
The weather was cold, but clear.. I wore a sweater, two sweatshirts and a blanket. .
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2 events
1 review
1 stars
Bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. Also a blanket or throw incase the temp drops
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2 events
1 review
1 stars
Pack a picnic or grab to go at one of the establishments nearby.
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2 events
1 review
1 stars
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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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
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.
120 events
95 reviews
2 stars
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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10 events
6 reviews
5 stars
Arrive early enough to get a good lawn seat
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11 events
5 reviews
1 stars
The weather was Partly cloudy . I wore Collared t shirt and shorts with sandals. .
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77 events
74 reviews
30 stars
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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18 events
3 reviews
0 stars
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.
120 events
95 reviews
2 stars
parking is expensive if you use the lot across the street & come early to picnic.
Twelfth Night
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32 events
12 reviews
5 stars
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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32 events
12 reviews
5 stars
Free street parking can be had northeast of the theater.
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26 events
14 reviews
7 stars
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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26 events
14 reviews
7 stars
This is a perfect picnic spot. Come early, get a good place up front and enjoy your goodies and wine.
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26 events
14 reviews
7 stars
The weather was perfect, but could be chilly after dard. I wore a sweater and sandals, with a blanket.
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25 events
8 reviews
4 stars
Attend on Sunday evening and parking across the street in the parking garage is FREE!
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
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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1 events
1 review
0 stars
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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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Traffic along lake Street in downtonw Oak Park can be very busy. Allow extra time!
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