Summer Sundays

Violin and Sheet MusicWelcome to Tanglewood Summer Sundays!
Sundays beginning at 12noon, Tanglewood Grounds
Throughout the entire summer, enjoy exciting events for all ages to enhance your Tanglewood experience. Activities that take place at various locations throughout the grounds include instrument demonstrations, local food and beer tastings, craft activities, temporary tattoos, and more!

All of the Summer Sunday events are free to BSO Sunday afternoon concert ticket holders and children under 17 always receive a free lawn ticket.

  • Sunday Showcase, Engaging, informal pre-concert activities that span centuries, cross genres, and deepen your concert-going experience.
  • Food and beer tastings featuring specialties of the region
  • Kids’ Corner, a craft station for kids and families
  • Watch and Play, interactive musical experience for kids
  • What’s That Sound? introducing different instruments of the orchestra
  • The Tanglewood Tattoo Tent, temporary tattoos for the young and young at heart
  • Tanglewood Tours guided tours of the Tanglewood grounds
  • Nature walks of the Tanglewood grounds, led by staff from Mass Audubon

Schedule for upcoming Summer Sundays Events

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AUGUST 18 

12pm

Tanglewood Café - Beer Tasting featuring Shire Breu Haus.

Main Gate Ice Cream Tent - Food tasting featuring Lucia's Latin Kitchen.

Tattoo Tent - Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!

Kids Corner on the Lawn near the Chamber Music Hall - Fun craft activities that relate to the afternoon concert program.

12:30pm

Theater - Summer Showcase
Vocal Ensemble Music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century 
As a finale to their summer of study, TMC Vocal Fellows come together as an ensemble for a program of music spanning six centuries, including works by BEACH, BENNET, BRAHMS, DEBUSSY, GESUALDO, HAYDN, MESSIAEN, SCHUMANN, and WEELKES.

Visitors Center, Tours of Tanglewood - Take a guided tour of the Tanglewood Grounds.

1pm

Visitors Center - Nature Walk with staff from Mass Audubon.

AUGUST 25 

12pm

Tanglewood Café - Beer Tasting featuring Sierra Nevada.

Main Gate Ice Cream Tent - Food tasting featuring The Dessert Bar.

Tattoo Tent - Get a fun, temporary tattoo to remind you of your day at Tanglewood!

Kids Corner on the Lawn near the Chamber Music Hall - Fun craft activities that relate to the afternoon concert program.

12:30pm

Theater - Summer Showcase
Beethoven on Film 
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, which has been used to celebrate countless political, social, and historical movements over the decades, has also been seen in a wide variety of cinematic contexts.  We’ll explore the many ways this music’s message has been co-opted, subverted, and amplified on film during the last half-century.

Visitors Center, Tours of Tanglewood - Take a guided tour of the Tanglewood Grounds.

1pm

Linde Center - Watch and Play 
Interactive musical presentation for kids. Join BSO musician Danny Kim (viola).

Visitors Center - Nature Walk with staff from Mass Audubon.


Berkshire Tour Company
www.berkshiretourco.com
Offering round trip "Summer Sundays" tours from Boston to Lenox.