Symphony Under The Sky
Music lives outside during Symphony Under the Sky, the opening to our 2019/2020 Season.
Join us in Hawrelak Park during the Labour Day long weekend for food trucks, refreshments and the sensational sounds of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
We encourage you to take advantage of public transit by taking the bus or LRT to University Station to shuttle you to the festival. ETS shuttle buses are free and run between the Windsor Car Park (9217 116 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1R1) at the University of Alberta and Hawrelak Park, beginning at 4:00 PM Thursday through Saturday and 11:00 AM on Sunday and Monday.
If the show needs to be moved to the Winspear Centre due to inclement weather, please check the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear Centre social media accounts for updates.
Please be advised:
Tickets and Seating
General admission refers to grass seating which also includes a designated area for lawn chairs. Admission and concession are cash only with ATMs available at the Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre.
The on site Box Office tent is open during these select times:
August 29: Opens at 4:30 PM till intermission or 7:30 PM (whichever occurs first)
August 30: Opens at 4:30 PM till intermission or 7:30 PM (whichever occurs first)
August 31: Opens at 4:30 PM till intermission or 7:30 PM (whichever occurs first)
September 1: Opens at 11:30 AM till intermission or 2:30 PM (whichever occurs first)
September 2: Opens at 11:30 AM till intermission or 2:30 PM (whichever occurs first)
The Winspear Box Office is open during these select times:
August 29: Opens at 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM
August 30: Opens at 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM
August 31: Closed
September 1: Closed
September 2: Closed
September 3: Closed
Gates open 90 minutes before each concert. Pets are not permitted in the park during the festival.
If the show needs to move to the Winspear Centre due to inclement weather, please check our social media accounts for updates.
Access to Groat Road will be moderately restricted at this time.
More information on road closures can be found here.
Parking is available at Hawrelak Park, but it extremely limited. We suggest everyone to use the University of Alberta Windsor Car Park. Free shuttle service is available from the Windsor Car Park lot to Hawrelak Park and back. View map.
Ticket dispensers and the Honk Mobile app at the Windsor Car Park only will be programmed to accept the $5.50 weekend and evening rate commencing at 4:00 PM on Thursday Aug 29 and Friday Aug 30. The rate will be called Symphony. On Saturday August 31, Sunday September 1 and Monday September 2 a rate of $5.50 will be available all day.
In Hawrelak Park near the Amphitheatre gate, you'll find a free, supervised bike compound compliments of Bike Edmonton, a non-profit society that offers cycling resources to Edmontonians. Bring a lock and enjoy the ride!
Food & Drink
Concessions are cash only. ATMs are available on site. Be green with us! Bring your own plastic cups!
|Fat Franks||All festival dates|
|Lil’ O’s Donuts||All festival dates|
|Lemon Grass Food Truck||Thursday & Friday|
|Drift Food Truck||Saturday & Monday|
|Winspear Centre concessions||All festival dates|
|Heart String Jewlery||All festival dates|
A designated smoking, vaping, and cannabis area is located at the emergency exit stage right. Smoking must be 10 m away from the exit.